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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Why would you wrap your luggage in plastic?

At many airports you can wrap your luggage with sheets of sticky plastic. Why on earth would you do that? I only see disadvantages. I can imagine the mess when customs ask you to open your luggage. So ...
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Can I take a two pin travel adapter plug in my hand luggage?

I'm going to Gran Canaria, and I just wanted to know if it would be safe to take a two pin plug in my hand-luggage, as it might get damaged in my suitcase in transit.
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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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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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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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Can I bring a growler of beer in my checked bag?

I want to bring a growler of beer on my checked bag (not on-board). Growlers are generally 64 oz. According to Delta, I can bring alcohol that has been purchased after going through a security ...
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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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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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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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long layovers/transit-times, luggage and storage lockers, same airline

This is inspired by the previous question. On long layovers (22 hrs.), as far as I understand it, if the transition time is a long one (even with the same airline), you have to claim your luggage, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Buy a second seat in order to bring an extra bag?

We're trying to get from Krakow to London in order to fly home on Virgin this summer. AFAIK all the intra-Europe flights share the same luggage policy: 20-25kg max luggage weight per passenger, with a ...
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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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What happens to checked luggage when there's an overnight layover?

I have an overnight layover as part of a single itinerary. Does the airline store the checked luggage overnight, or make me pick it up and then re-check it? If they store it and I needed access to ...
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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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Why aren't there cube-shaped suitcases or bags?

This is for check-in baggage, not carry on. A cube would maximise the volume while complying with the 62-inch limit on the length + width + height. It would be 20.7 inches along each side. It will ...
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Overweight baggage policy in Qatar Airways?

I am travelling from USA to India with Qatar Airways, can I take two 32 KG as my check in baggage? instead of additional (3rd) baggage? This would be with one carry on (hand luggage) and one laptop ...
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What's the maximum amount of luggage that can be carried on Qatar Airways?

I would be flying in Qatar Airways from Doha to Bangalore (India) and my check-in baggage allowance is 40 Kgs. Can I carry 3 bags within the limit of 40 kgs? Is there any limitation on the numbers of ...
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Is there luggage storage at train stations in Japan?

We will travel around Japan by train and will make a few shorter stops with only a nights stay so it would be handy to be able to drop the bags at the station while doing some sightseeing before ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Benefits of checking in online when checking bags

What is the benefit of checking in online for a flight when you intend to check bags at the airport? I understand some airports have special lines for people that are already checked in but are ...
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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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What happens if you forget a laptop battery in your checked luggage? (in Europe) [closed]

Let's say you buy a spare battery for your laptop and forget to put it in your carry-on (as per IATA rules). What happens next? Some possible scenarios: The airlines tend to ignore that regulation ...
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Is it against regulations to pack my laptop battery on its own in my checked luggage?

We have several small children, which complicates traveling and requires us to compact our hand luggage as much as possible. We've been tempted to check in our laptop in our luggage, but have been (...
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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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Connecting Jet airways flight Mumbai to Jaipur, after flying in from Frankfurt. What would be the luggage allowance?

I am flying by Luthansa from Frankfurt to Jaipur, where Frankfurt to Mumbai is Luthansa flight with 23 kg checkin allowance and from Mumbai to Jaipur, I have a connecting Jet Airways flight, which is ...
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What are the excess baggage fees on Qatar airways flights from the US to Africa?

I am traveling from the US to Entebbe this week of Qatar airways and I expect my baggage to be overweight. Now I am confused at the applicable rate for excess baggage. Is it $40 per kg in the table ...
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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 through check my bags on separate bookings (international flights)?

I have two different bookings on British Airways and Emirates. Booking 1 (British Airways): Washington (IAD) -> London (LHR) -> Dubai Booking 2 (Emirates): Dubai -> Hyderabad I have a 5 hour stop ...
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Wheeled backpack with waist strap?

So I have some back problems, and my physio recommended a rolling backpack. But unfortunately, none of them seem to come with a waist strap. Sometimes I will use the shoulder straps of a backpack when ...
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How can I bring a broken tablet on an airplane to the US?

Earlier this year when in America I bought a Nexus 7 tablet and brought it with me to Argentina. The tablet stopped working shortly after arrival and nothing I tried to do made it work. By chance I'm ...
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How can I ship luggage from Chennai to Madurai in India?

I'll be arriving in Chennai from Chicago on September 11th at around 3 am and same day at 6 am I'll be flying to Madurai with jet airways. I'm carrying two baggages weighing approximately 20 kg each. ...