Increased limit of liability for your baggage
An increased limit of liability will be applied if the passenger submits a special declaration prior to check-in and pays a supplementary fee.
Due to technical reasons, the declaration of excess value is currently only possible up to 48 hours prior to departure at the latest.
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 889/2002
Austrian Airlines offers you the option of completing an Excess Value Declaration for your checked baggage to increase the air carrier's liability limits (max. 1,131 IMF special drawing rights* per passenger) to the declared value.
Please send the completed Declaration to us AT THE LATEST 48 hours prior to departure, using this online form, or print out the filled-in form and send it by Fax to +43 (0)5 1766-51043.
* as of 08.01.2010 this corresponds to a value of EUR 1,236.41