Baggage – Recommendations, rules and related problems


Answers to your questions about luggage during your whole journey.
If your luggage is missing, please follow these steps:
  • Report it to the TAP counter (Lost & Found), before leaving the baggage reclaim area;
  • TAP will immediately start searching for the luggage through a universal system — the Worldtracer. To learn more about the process, please contact the phone number provided when the report is issued. Alternatively, you can check Worldtracer at TAP's website;
  • Once TAP has your luggage, it will be sent to the address you provided in the report or you will be informed of the collection procedure.
If you don’t have a claim process number yet, please contact us at our Contact Center. You should do it in no more than 21 days after the flight.
In this case, please send a detailed list of the contents and value of the luggage. For more information on this subject and to fill out our form here (PDF, 0.3MB, PT, EN).
If you're outside your home area, please send the original receipts for clothes and toiletries you've purchased, for review and possible payment:

TAP Portugal
1704-970 LISBOA
If your luggage is damaged, please report it at the TAP counter (Lost & Found), before leaving the baggage claim area.We will check it and issue a document, which you should keep until the case is solved.

For more information click here.
In that case, please contact us at our Contact Center.
In case you don’t have the reference to track your lost luggage, please contact our Contact Center and select the option "issues regarding luggage".
Your luggage will be delivered to you at your place of convenience, unless there are customs duties. In this case, please pick it up at the airport.

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