Number of bags, cases and containers which hold a traveller's articles during transit.

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Baggage charge price difference based on country of origin

I have noticed that when flights originate in the USA (With both Delta and United) that the initial baggage charge is $USD25. But when taking flights from Canada back to the USA the baggage fee is $...
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Delayed Baggage [on hold]

How do I get reimbursed for delayed baggage? My baggage did not arrive with my flight. It was promised to be delivered in 3hrs. I did not received till next day by a very arrogant individual. On the ...
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How to protect empty suitcases when checking them in at the airport?

I have already gone through this question about empty suitcases. However, it does not address protecting the suitcases from possible damage. My friend (who is a foreign student studying in Germany) ...
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Retrieving checked bags from a connecting flight

On my way home from my honeymoon, we have a scheduled stop in Houston prior to flying home. If I were to get off and stay in Houston instead of flying home, how can I get my bags that are probably ...
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How can you have luggage moved cheaply WITHIN England, if you do not care about delivery speed?

My grandmother will be travelling within England (London, Cambridge, Portsmouth) to see family and friends for the next year. Her health problems prohibit moving her 3 suitcases herself WITHIN England;...
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19 hour overnight layover in Dublin. Will the baggage be checked in through?

I've a 19 hour overnight layover in Dublin (arriving in Dublin at 8 40 pm, flying out at 1 30 pm next day). As far as I can correctly identify the flight carriers, the first leg of the journey (from ...
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transit from dfw to hyd on stand by ticket [closed]

I am traveling on stand by ticket from usa to lhr on wards to India with confirm ticket. Do I need to go through uk customs to collect the luggage and to recheck it?
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What if everyone on a flight checks in extra baggage by paying? [migrated]

Let's say a given flight is booked fully and everybody shows up for the travel. Not only they ALL have brought the allowed fully loaded carry-on & checked-in luggage weight but exceed the free-...
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How can I be re-united with my luggage that I initially did not claim?

If I initially did not claim my luggage after arriving from a flight, what steps do I need to take to get my luggage back? Ideally an answer would cover all airports and / or airlines but if that ...
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Is it possible to short-check part of my baggage in a connecting flight?

I'll be traveling from Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Paris (ORY) with a connecting flight in Lisbon (LIS). All flights are with TAP (Air Portugal) and there is a 3 hour wait in Lisbon. Is it possible to ...
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Possible to check in luggage previous night of travel at Stuttgart - Lufthansa

I have a connection from Stuttgart-Frankfurt and then Frankfurt-Chennai. The first flight is at 8:30. I was going through the Lufthansa airline website and found that they offer an option of checking ...
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Laptop at security checkpoints

I am considering taking my laptop with me to a 3 weeks vacation to the US, I have a few questions regarding taking it through security. Can I leave it in its sleeve? Do I need to power it on, in ...
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Are there any luggage lockers in Yangon (Rangoon)?

My flight arrives to Yangon at 10:00 and I want to go directly to Mandalay this night by train. Normally when I do something like this I leave my backpack at the train station or somewhere else, but ...
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What is the likelihood of TSA checking a package which has a desktop computer in it?

I'll be travelling from Miami to Istanbul (non-stop with Turkish Airlines) I have a HTPC atx case. I kept the protective foam of the case. I will pack it in a hard plastic storage box and tape the lid ...
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TSA didn't relock my bag after they opened it. How can I lock it?

Flying in the US, my bag was opened by TSA, and TSA didn't relock it. Now, whatever combo I enter, the bag remains unlocked. It's a combo lock with a TSA compliant keyhole. TSA didn't break the lock, ...
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International transfer in Bangkok, flights on separate tickets: how to transfer luggage?

I'm traveling from China to Bangkok and taking another international flight on the same day four hours later from Bangkok to Delhi, but the two flights' tickets are booked separately. How should I ...
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Easyjet multiple hold bags maximum weight

EDIT: All went well: it was indeed 60 kg. I am trying figure out if EasyJet gives misleading details or I have been given incorrect information. I am moving country and I booked for 3 suitcases. I ...
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How to secure a roll-top closure bag?

I’ve got a pretty big bag—actually, a sack into which you put your bag—with a roll-top closure system. I had never heard of it, but you can see it in action here. That one is pretty small, but they go ...
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Is it possible for US Customs to hold checked baggage for a flight from US to India?

We (Indian citizens) arrived India on July 1, 2016 from the USA. However, one of our (altogether four baggage were allowed for two) checked baggage didn't arrive yet. We contacted airways and they ...
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Most space saving way of packing laundry? [duplicate]

If the most efficient way to pack a bag seems to be rolling them what's the most efficient way to pack laundry and dirty clothes ? The problem is separating the growing pile of dirty clothes from the ...
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Allowed Baggage size in emirates between India and USA

My journey is from Bangalore, India (BLR) to New York, USA (JFK) via Dubai in Emirates (Economy Flex). I have an American Tourister bag and the model is same as this [Link]. The Length + Width + ...
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Shrink Wrap Facility at Newark airport?

Is the shrink wrap (plastic wrapping luggage) facility available at Newark Liberty International Airport? I have to catch flight from Terminal B and want to shrink wrap my luggage before check-in.
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One Ticket, Two Locations & Two Luggage Delivery Location

I am travelling to South Africa transiting via Nairobi before returning to Nairobi after a week, Can the airline hold/keep my luggage for me in Nairobi till I return to Nairobi
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Use of TSA locks embedded in luggage in Europe? [duplicate]

I bought a luggage with a TSA lock on the side of the luggage, which holds the zipper. Can I use this lock, or will they break my entire luggage if they need to inspect it (considering most European ...
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Does insurance for expensive Items in checked luggage exist?

While I plan to travel with a desktop computer in checked luggage, I am yet to find an insurance that covers much of significant value. We have coverage that comes with credit cards with limits of $...
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Will my luggage be checked all the way through on a Bristol → Amsterdam → Singapore → Perth itinerary?

I am flying with KLM from Bristol airport to Amsterdam and then have two connecting flights to Perth stopping in Singapore. (with Singapore airlines) Will I have to re-check in my baggage at Amsterdam?...
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Check-in luggage at connecting flight in Toronto

My mom will be travelling from Europe to Canada (Winnipeg) soon and I've been researching how to streamline the transfers for her, as she doesn't speak English. She will be travelling from Warsaw to ...
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Retagging baggage at Dubai airport for connecting flights on separate tickets [duplicate]

I am traveling from Bombay to Dubai on Jet Always at Terminal 1 and have a next flight after 6 hrs at Terminal 2 . However, both airlines do not have an interline agreement. Will the transfer desk ...
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Can I bring this metal cookware in my checked luggage?

Can I bring those metal cake decorating turntables, and metal pastry tubes, in my checked luggage on a plane? These things are metal and pretty sharp.
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Backpack or Tote Bag: Which is a better personal item? [closed]

I am planning to travel to Sydney, Australia sometime in June 2017 and I plan to travel carry on only with a personal item. I'm flying with United airlines and their maximum dimensions are 17 inches H,...
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Lay over at El Prat Barcelona, luggage and city tour

I am travelling back to my country from Venice, Italy next month, and I have a 8 hour lay over from 11h to 19h at El Prat airport in Barcelona, Spain. My First question : Do the airline company ...
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Luggage transfer between unrelated airlines

I think it's better if I tell a short example: I plan on going from country A to country B, and I find out that it is cheaper if I pass by country X. However, the flights from A to X and then from X ...
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Trying to hidden city a flight but want baggage to arrive at final destination city?

I'm flying from Auckland airport (AKL) back home to New York soon, but wanted to stop in San Francisco to visit a friend. Since the ticket change fees are exorbitant, I'm wondering if it would make ...
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Checked baggage damaged

My checked baggage was severely damaged during a Delta flight two weeks ago (JFK-YVR) There were some items stuck in the conveyor belt and baggage was delayed getting to passengers. I don't believe I ...
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Can you put an ordinary Mac laptop (with the battery) in checked luggage?

Note that ordinary new Mac laptops (like many devices) have batteries which are simply built-in as part of the structure of the device. There's no concept of "removing" the battery or anything like ...
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Luggage with multiple long flights

I will travel from Sacramento to Prague via Los Angeles and Paris with a single airticket from Delta. Do I need to take my luggage in LA and recheck or I'll give my luggage in Sacramento and get in ...
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What does the 10 digit code on luggage tags represent?

I have observed that baggage tags for commercial carriers have a 10 digit code on the bottom which appears to be a part of a universal baggage handling argot, see this picture... The number ...
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Can I check my luggage the night before the flight in Porto airport? (OPO with LH)

I'll be having an early morning flight (6am) from Porto airport (OPO) with Lufthansa. Will I be able to drop my luggage (assume I checked in online) the night before?
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Do I have to re-check in my baggage if traveling with 2 different flights? [duplicate]

I have 2 flights(2 different tickets) with different airlines and the connection is at the same airport.It is like a transit flight but not indeed , I mean that with the 1st flight probably the ...
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Dinner before claiming baggage

My daughter an I are flying home together; she has a layover at IAH which is my final destination. I would like to have dinner with her then pick up my bags to head home. What happens to my luggage ...
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Can I bring prescription cream to the US?

I recently got anti-bacterial cream from my GP. I need to apply it twice a day every day for 2 weeks. I am going to the US on the 2nd of June, can I bring it with me? If so, do I need to put it ...
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Will I be able to retrieve my checked bags on a 15 hour layover in Narita?

Taking a one-way flight on Singapore Air to Bangkok that has a stopover in Narita and planning to get out during the layover (ultimate destination is Tokyo) since the flight was a lot cheaper. The ...
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Where can we store our luggage after checking out so we don't have to book an extra hotel night?

We often travel by plane, and book most of the flights very early in the morning, so we can sleep in the airport waiting for check-in. However, we have bags (just carry-on bags that low-cost ...
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Carry on luggage larger than rules for one leg

I am flying United to Boston, and the dimensions of my carry-on baggage is 9x14x24 inches. The maximally allowed dimensions for United flights are however only 9x14x22 inches. Will I have to check it, ...
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How much luggage can I take on Mexico City Metro?

I've read the Q and A here about safety of metro to get to the city center from the airport in Mexico City. I have read some more recent conflicting information that says that anything larger than a ...
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Traveling with a Tabla Set as a carry-on?

I am traveling with an Indian Musical instrument known as a Tabla Set. Will Etihad Airways allow me to carry it on board as hand baggage? This is an example of a Tabla Set Photo taken by Lestat, ...
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Why is airline baggage measured in linear inches and not cubic volume?

The maximum dimensions of airline check-in luggage are usually stated in terms of "linear inches": the sum of the item's length, width and height; most airlines seem to allow up to 62 inches total. ...
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Short connection on LCC at ICN

I plan to travel with Peach from Kix to arrive Incheon at 09:35 and catch Vietjet flight departing Incheon at 11:40. I have no check in baggage. Is it doable?
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Under what conditions is my luggage auto-transferred from a previous flight to the next?

Note: I'm aware that some countries (e.g. the USA) require you to pick up your luggage on international flights. This question assumes that there is no such legal requirement. When booking multi-...
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luggage that can be combined to be one piece

I'm looking for some luggage that could start out as a carry-on size plus "personal item" (like a duffel) for our flight (checking the carry-on is not a problem), and then somehow combine into a ...