Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This


Surf's Up...and So is the Cost of Taking a Surfboard on Airlines

Photo by delara-photos via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

If you're planning to jet away to a surfing destination in the next few weeks, or you've got a surf enthusiast coming in to town for a visit, save room in the budget for packing a surfboard onto the airplane.

Surfers have been getting increasingly gouged via fees charged by airlines to shuttle their boards on continental and international flights, according to the OC Beach Blog.

They've put together a list of airlines and how much they charge for surfboards: