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

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Transit at Munich Airport

I am planning to buy a single ticket for Doha to Cologne via munich. my flight plan is Doha - Munich on Qatar Airways Munich - Cologne on airberlin Qatar Airways and airberlin have a codeshare ...
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Luggage Transfer for International Transfer

Purchased tickets thru Cheapflights on the Internet. When traveling to Thailand from Canada there are 2 stops. One in USA and Amsterdam. Will our luggage transfer thru or do we need to pick it up? Not ...
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Baby food in checked bags?

Can you check baby food? Or will it spoil? Not sure how hot or cold its gets. I have a special needs son who will only eat certain foods. We are traveling from Cincinnati to Florida. Very short flight ...
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Can checked baggage on airplanes ever get wet?

I'm considering sending some pieces of checked baggage being cardboard boxes rather than suitcases (on an international flight). Is there a real chance my boxes might get wet? Assume heavy rain both ...
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Airlines with the most Surfboard friendly baggage policy & fees pricing?

Which airlines have the best pricing or packages for moving or carrying surf boards?
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10 pieces of checked luggage on a flight instead of a shipping service - crazy?

I'm moving to another country (Israel/Palestine to the Netherlands) and need to ship my personal effects. For the sake of discussion suppose I'm not shipping any furniture, and every single item fits ...
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Sending unaccompanied bags from Vietnam to Borneo

We are working in Vietnam in October, and then working in Borneo. We have 3 weeks between the two jobs, and would like to do some back packing during that time. So we would like to send our bags (3 ...
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International flight/Narita Airport/Baggage Claim

I am traveling from Taipei to Houston on the same day but I have a connection flight in Narita (Tokyo, Japan) with a different airline. So my flight will be the following: TAIPEI - DEPARTURE @8:45 ...
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Connecting to domestic flight in Auckland (AKL), do I have to re-check-in my luggage?

When flying from Hong Kong to Queenstown, there is a two hour layover in Auckland, changing from the international terminal to the domestic one. I am wondering whether my bags will be checked through ...
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Boxed bike on trains in Amsterdam & Brussels

Can I take a boxed bike (bike packed in a box as per airline carrier requirements) on the train from Schiphol to Central Station Amsterdam? I need to store the box for my return journey in 5 weeks ...
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My flight has multiple layovers - is it risky to check a bag?

I'm packing for a 10-day business trip (across the US) and I'm on the fence about if I want to check a bag or not. I thought I was being clever by saving money and choosing a flight with 2 layovers, ...
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Can I get a discount on my flight for not being overweight?

If I weighed 120 kg I could check in 20 kg of luggage for free, getting 140 kg transported for my ticket price. But if I weigh 70 kg, I'm 50 kg lighter and yet pay the same ...
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Norwegian Air Carry-On Dimension Tolerance

I purchased Norwegian Air tickets for a round-trip between Copenhagen & NYC (layover at Gatwick) a while back, and only recently thought to double-check my bag's dimensions to make sure they fit ...
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Flying into London, overnight train to Edinburgh that evening, where to stow bags/shower?

Looking for advice for how to manage things during a one-day "layover" between a flight (from the US) and the overnight train from London to Edinburgh. I'm heading to Scotland for a wedding in the ...
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Should I put books in carry-on or checked luggage?

Considering weight constraints, should I put books in carry-on or checked luggage? To clarify, in order to keep my checked luggage as light as possible, should I stuff it with books or clothes? ...
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Easiest way to get to CDG from Paris with big luggage

My partner and I are coming from Château d'Eau Metro station and need to get to Charles de Gaulle Airport airport T1. We each are carrying a 30kg suitcase with wheels and a 10kg handcarry. What is the ...
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Few centimeters beyond dimension limit: will they measure? [duplicate]

On both Iberia and LAN airlines the upper dimension limit for hold luggage is 158cm (it means the sum of the length, height and depth must be less than 158cm). I'm considering purchasing a luggage ...
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Moving to Netherlands: would taking train with a lot of luggage possible?

Background: First time in The Netherlands, I am going to study at Delft. My accommodation is located on Schiedam, just around the Schiedam Centrum, so I plan to journey with train from Schiphol ...
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I have a stopover in Iceland with Iceland Air, do I have to collect and check back in my luggage?

Iceland Air offers free stopovers in Reykjavik when flying between North America to the rest of Europe (I specifically booked a multi-city ticket with a stopover in Reykjavik). Neither on my ticket ...
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Do I need to manually take my luggage from one plane to the next?

I'm flying to Izmir, turkey, in a few weeks, but I don't know anything about how flying works. I have booked a ticket with Pegasus airlines, and fly: From Schiphol (NL) to Istanbul (TK) I have a 1 ...
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Traveling on two separately booked tickets to Dubai [duplicate]

Has anyone ever tried to check out their luggage in Dubai when you have two separate international booking? For example, if the first leg of the journey in Airlines A ends in Dubai and then I have ...
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Worry about oversized check in luggage [duplicate]

I just bought a Samsonite poly-carbonate check in suitcase called Enorme 79 spinner. The dimension quoted in the specs is 22 X 31 X 15 (Inches) that adds up to 68. But the airlines allow only up to ...
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Collecting baggage in different countries through different airlines [duplicate]

Long story short..I am flying from New York to Dubai with Delta and Dubai to Mumbai with Air India. How do I obtain my baggage and recheck the baggage with Air India without having to go through ...
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Charged checked baggages for connecting international flights

I was traveling from Dfw-SFO (AA) and SFO- Taipei (Eva Air) I brought 2 suitcases and AA charged me $60. Has this ever happens to anyone? Their reasoning was that Eva Air is not part of One World.
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Carrying tea tree oil while traveling from London to India

I'm wondering whether there will be a problem during luggage check in if I carry multiple bottles (max 3 bottles each 100ml) of Tea Tree oil.
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Can I take a car timing chain kit into a flight as checked luggage?

I am travelling from the United States to Venezuela. May I take this timing chain kit into my checked baggage?. I have tried to locate information, but it is not clear. Seems that in general you ...
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Can I take an electric fly swatter on board?

I have a 1500V electric fly swatter - the type you can get at £1 stores and on Amazon - it looks like a small tennis racket but it has 2AA batteries to kill insects. I would like to take it with me ...
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Long term luggage storage [duplicate]

I'm looking for a place in Brussels where I can leave my luggage (It's 28 inch suit case) for about 10 days. I found Brussels Midi train station offers storage but not sure if it offers it for such a ...
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Separate flights on same itinerary

I have the following flights booked on the same itinerary, but as two separate flights (one nonstop, one 1-stop), not as one flight with two connections: ORD->BOS on United BOS->TLV, via MUC, both ...
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Does luggage need to be rechecked if you connection is in another country?

My girlfriend is traveling from Beijing to New York City. However, she has a connection in Abu Dhabi International Airport. Will she need to re-check/re-claim her baggage in Abu Dhabi or will it be ...
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Would Ryanair tolerate a 15.6" laptop case as a second hand luggage?

Ryanair recently changed the luggage rules allowing a second small bag: One cabin bag weighing up to 10 kg with maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm, plus 1 small bag up to 35 x 20 x 20 cms ...
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Through checking bags on BA1 - Do you have to collect and re-check?

Every day, BA flies about a dozen flights from London to Terminal 7 in New York's JFK airport. London Heathrow doesn't offer US pre-clearance, and based on lengthy discussions on flyertalk, won't be ...
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Travel from France to Saint Louis, do I need to pick up my luggage when transiting in the US? [duplicate]

I need to travel from Paris CDG (first flight Air France, 2nd flight Delta, both cies are sky team) to Saint louis missouri via Minneapolis. During the connectiong flight from international to ...
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Rechecking bags in a transit airport (Dubai - DXB) while travelling from US to India - need transit visa? [closed]

I am travelling from Houston (IAH) to Vishakhapatnam (VTZ) via Dubai (DXB). I am travelling in Qatar from Houston to Dubai (DXB), and Air India from Dubai to Vishakhapatnam (VTZ). Need to recheck-in ...
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What is the best way to transport a large bike pack and 2 cases from Heathrow to Pinner?

My husband and I are traveling from Australia to London at the end of July. We will have the normal luggage plus a large bike pack. Can anyone give any suggestions as to the best way to transport our ...
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Can I bring empty bullet shell casings (spent ammo) in checked luggage on an international flight?

I am on vacation in Russia and was given several spent .38 bullet shell casings as a souvenir. They were fired recently and presumably still have residue on them. I'll be flying domestic within ...
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Backpack or bag for southeast asia [closed]

i an going to australia for 6 months and then I want to travel for 2 months through southeast asia. I do not know what luggage or backpack to buy be. Any advice is welcome. More precisely, my ...
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Leaving luggage in Barcelona at midnight [closed]

I'm arriving in Barcelona past midnight, as my plane is arriving at 23:30. I was wondering where I can leave my luggage at this time; I checked on the websites of LockerBarcelona and others, but all ...
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Does a check in agent have the right to ask me to open my bag?

...and if I refuse to open my bag, can they refuse to check my bag or refuse to check me in or get somebody else over to the check in desk that has the authority to open my bag or request that I do ...
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How big are the luggage lockers at Oslo's central railway station?

All being well, I'm going to be having an 8 hour layover in Oslo next week. I'll be changing between airlines and between tickets, and I won't be able to check my luggage through. Given the length of ...
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Getting from Edinburgh Airport to Linlithgow with lots of luggage

I wonder what the options are for going from Edinburgh Airport to Linlithgow with lots of luggage? (Two persons with two bags each. Maybe "normal" luggage for most people but I normally travel light.) ...
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Can I carry 5 mobile phones to US from India?

I am planning to carry 5 mobile phones with me to US from India. All the phones are new but unpacked. I have laptop too. Am planning to carry evrything in my hand luggage. Is that fine? Or will this ...
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Are there any lightweight travel alarm clocks?

I am looking for a lightweight, portable alarm clock for travel? This is my feature list: Preferably analogue display, with florescent hands. No ticking noise! Alarm with snooze. Alarm does not stop ...
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Extra 50 lbs (23kg) bag with Air China

I am traveling from Qingdao, China to Mumbai, India on Air China for business. My ticket itinerary has 1 piece of luggage confirmed. However, I bought some additional items that I have to take back ...
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Checking bags through to final destination on two separately booked tickets, on Ukraine International Airlines

I am looking at possibly booking a flight from Gatwick to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) (via Kiev) with Ukraine International Airlines and then separately booking my transfer later that day from Moscow to ...
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How do I take care of valuables on a Germany trip? [closed]

I'm traveling to Germany in the summer for a month and will be staying in hostels (as of now). I'll be having a backpack with essentials and a small briefcase with my laptop and important documents. ...
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Transit visa to re-check luggage in Frankfurt (different airlines)

I'm a Colombian and I'll be traveling from Turkey to Colombia connecting in Frankfurt. First leg (IST-FRA) with Turkish airlines and second (FRA-BOG) with Lufthansa. Do I need to re-check my bags in ...
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Is this luggage likely to be considered oversized as checked baggage? [closed]

I've recently purchased and fitted a container for a costume I plan to take to conventions abroad. It's a cube shaped flight case measuring 530 x 530 x 530 mm. I added that up, and god damn it, it ...
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What happens if I leave the claim hall without collecting my checked baggage?

On a recent international flight that landed in the late evening, the baggage took about 90 minutes to arrive at the claim and I was starting to worry I would miss the last train home. What would ...
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Luggage transfer at Heathrow: Jet Airways to Air Canada

I'm traveling from Bangalore, India to Ottawa, Canada on three different flights. My flight plan is as follows: BLR-DELHI-LHR(London)-YOW(Ottawa). BLR to Delhi - Jet Airways Delhi to LHR (London) - ...