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Transportation of luggage and animals

Transportation of luggage and animals in local and regional routes is carried in accordance with the Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No.599 “Rendering and Use of Public Transportation Services” section 5. (19.02.2012.).

  • Paragraph 59 states that the passenger has the right to carry free of charge highly portable luggage whose type and packing allow it to be easily put in place and whose size (length, width, height) does not exceed 40 x 40 x 20 cm and weight – 8 kg.
  • Paragraph 62 states that there may be carried free of charge, crutches, baby carriages, and wheelchairs for people with disabilities in public transport if the public transport’s technical capability allows it.
  • Paragraph 63 states that bicycles can be carried for a fee in public transport, which is equipped with special bicycle holders. If there are no such holders in the public transport, the bike number and position shall be determined by the carrier.
  • Paragraph 74 states that it is allowed to carry dogs, cats, ornamental birds, poultry or pet baby animals in public transport according to the animal protection laws and regulations. A passenger carrying animals provides that the animals do not disturb other passengers.

Transportation of luggage and animals on international coach routes is carried in accordance with the Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 37  – Regulations Regarding International Carriage of Passengers by Bus and Coach, the Procedures for the Organising, Performing Thereof, for the Opening, Changing, and Closing of Routes. Paragraph 16 of the Regulations states that the luggage and animal transport policy is determined by the carrier, taking into account the health service requirements.

It is prohibited to transport things that can harm other passengers, their luggage or public vehicle in the public transport!

Information on luggage and animal transport options and luggage fees in local, regional and international routes are available to coach drivers and passenger transportation companies.

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