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

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Why do airlines gate check bags when there is still overhead space?

On a recent flight, an airline employee (either gate agent or flight attendant) who had just stepped out of the plane told my family that there was no more room in the overhead compartments, and we ...
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Why can't I travel onwards if my bag wasn't going to make the flight?

I was flying KLM from the UK to the USA with a short layover in Amsterdam. Because of delays in the UK, I almost missed my flight. The flight attendant told me my bag wasn't going to make it, but if ...
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Why is the baggage allowance on flights to/from Brazil more generous?

It seems that it is common that the baggage allowance on flights to Brazil is more generous (both in number of pieces and weight) than to other countries. In fact many airlines, have a specific ...
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Carrying Condoms while traveling to Dubai

I am traveling to Dubai in last week of May 2016, I wanted to know is it OK to carry condoms in my luggage or I'll be stopped at security check?
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Cheap places to store bags in London for three weeks?

I need to store two suitcases in downtown London for three weeks for a reasonable price. Suggestions ?
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Can I import a gun-shaped console controller‎ from the United States into the UK? [on hold]

My friend is traveling to the states next week for a short time then he'll be back to England , I would love to ask him to get me this very unique xbox controller. He doesn't have to carry it with ...
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Berlin Tegel Airport to Halle (Saale)

How can I travel from Berlin Tegel Airport to Halle (Saale) by train? Is there any train access in the airport? Also I have 30 kg of luggage with me. Thank you very much for any reply.
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Importing a laptop from the US as a personal item [duplicate]

Soon I will be travelling from Europe to the US for a week. I have a plan to purchase a laptop online and have it ship to the hotel I am staying at. My concern is, will I be able to take the laptop ...
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Packing a cardbox box as checked luggage

As mentioned in another question, I'm planning on traveling with a desktop computer as checked baggage. After considering the options, I've decided to take it in its original cardboard box (used for ...
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Can I check through my luggage on a flight with a long (~1d) stopover, combining two different airlines on one ticket?

I'm working on an itinerary that consists of (CONUS location)->OAK->HNL->(CONUS location), with a ~1 day stopover in OAK. The (CONUS location)->OAK leg is on AA and the OAK->HNL leg is on HA, and as ...
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Ditch the second leg of a return flight and avoid checked baggage issues

I have a trip coming up with Air Canada for which the itinerary looks like this: YYZ - DXB DXB - YYZ followed by a 14 hour stopover YYZ - EWR My objective is to end my journey at step 2 while ...
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Will luggage be transferred from Heathrow to Gatwick when Shannon is final destination? [closed]

I'm flying into Gatwick and my connection to Shannon is through Heathrow. Will my luggage be transferred by the airlines as SNN is my final destination? Please advise. Thank you.
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Mumbai -> London -> Manchester : Reclaim checked bags at London? [duplicate]

I will be travelling via British Airways from Mumbai, India to Manchester, UK soon with a layover at the Heathrow airport in London. I am travelling on a short visitors visa to meet family there. I ...
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Untagged bag put on to luggage belt in Toronto Pearson after US customs cleared

The other day, I was on a flight from Toronto Pearson (YYZ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) with one checked bag. I checked in online earlier and had my boarding pass with me. It completely slipped my mind ...
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Is there somewhere I can store luggage (one or two normal suitcases) in San Francisco for a few days?

My girlfriend and I are taking a trip to California in a few weeks, and will spend a few days in San Francisco. My next plan is then to rent a motorcycle and spend several days riding down the ...
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Flying from San Francisco to Palm Springs via Phoenix. Will I have to re-claim and re-check bags at Phoenix?

I'll by flying from San Francisco to Phoenix and then Pheonix to Palm Springs. The layover at Phoenix is just 1 hour. Was booked through British Airways and all flights have the same booking ...
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Can I carry my Xbox one in carryon luggage .. am flying in emirates from New Delhi to Lagos?

I am flying from New Delhi to Dubai n then Dubai to Lagos . Can I take my Xbox one in my cabin luggage or checked in luggage???
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Do I need transit visa if I have to recheck my checked-in baggage for a layover in Dubai?

I am buying ticket for Delhi from Kiev with layover at Dubai. On the ticket it is written Recheck of checked luggage needed. Airline is from kiev - Ukranian international airline to Dubai ...
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Do I have to re-check luggage on a layover in Philadelphia?

I booked a flight from Ottawa (Canada) to Venice (Italy) but it has a transfer in Philadelphia, will I have to re-check my luggage in Philadelphia? The trip was booked through flighthub and though it ...
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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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Dubai - Mumbai - Mangalore luggage transfer

I am travelling from Dubai to Mangalore via Mumbai on a single ticket, I have to change flights in Mumbai airport after 5 hours in the same terminal, may I know do I need to collect checked in luggage ...
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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 (carry on) if I carry multiple bottles (max 3 bottles each 100mL) of Tea Tree oil.
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How to retrieve checked-through luggage if I don't board a connecting flight?

Assume I have a flight ticket from A->B->C and at A I checked in luggage all the way to C. However after the first flight I don't board the second flight but decide to remain in B. As I understand ...
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Need to carry heavy load to Goa on charity mission

We are practicing medical doctors in America want to do charity work in Mumbai and Goa we need to bring with us medicines and food and clothing and shoes for our patients .Frieght is expensive we were ...
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Compensation for baggage delay (China Eastern, international flight)

I flew from Japan to Singapore. Between there was a transit in Shanghai, where my check-in bag somehow got lost. But eventually, 6 days and 10 hours after I got to Singapore, the bag was delivered to ...
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Cheap places to store bags in London for a few hours?

Almost all of the main railway stations in London have left luggage facilities. However, unlike in some European countries, this is a privately run place that stores your bags, rather than lockers. ...
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Traveling with guitar on AirEuropa

Anyone has any experience traveling on AirEuropa, long and short distance, with guitars? What are the enforced restrictions? Can I carry it with me?
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Baggage for international flight with domestic connection

I have a flight coming up in June; this will be my first international flight with checked baggage. I will be flying with Air Canada from Atlanta (ATL) to Toronto (YYZ) and then from Toronto (YYZ) to ...
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Delhi Custom Duty [duplicate]

I am going to India 6th April.I have 2 smartphone worth 340 euro and one is just 110 euro.I am coming from Italy. I just want to know can they ask me to pay custom duties on those phones ,and one more ...
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Baggage restrictions on the AVE train (Spain)?

I'm travelling from Barcelona to Madrid with the express train AVE. As I'll be carrying a suitcase I'm trying to find out what restrictions apply. So far I've only found info about size and weight on ...
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Do they have to take checked suitcase off the airplane, if passenger does not show up at the gate? [duplicate]

Is it correct, that if the passenger checks in a suitcase - but never shows up at the gate - they have to take the suitcase off the plane before take-off? Is this a regulatory issue - or is it a ...
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British Airways to Qatar airways : baggage transfer with separate tickets

I will be flying from Aberdeen (Scotland) to London Heathrow on one ticket with British Airways. I have a second separate ticket for a flight with Qatar airways from London Heathrow to Doha and with ...
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Checking luggage Dublin-LHR-Doha-Kilimanjaro [duplicate]

I am flying BA from Dublin to LHR then Qatar Airlines from LHR to Doha and Kilimanjaro. Will I be able to check my luggage through from Dublin to Kilimanjaro?
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Can food or cosmetics get overheated on intra-European flights?

I intend to travel with cheap airlines, in a single flight between the Continent and England (in this time of year, i.e. winter). I would like to take some traditional food with me (like fried fish) ...
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Interline agreement Azerbaijan Airlines and Turkish Airlines

I'm arriving in Istanbul with Azerbaijan Airlines (from Teheran via Baku) and plan to connect from there with Turkish Airlines. Is it possible to check my luggage all the way through (or from Baku ...
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Are there countries other than the USA where you are required to collect your luggage even in transit?

I am curious if there are any countries other than the USA where you are required to collect your luggage even when you are either just in transit to another country or are not at your final ...
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Will I have to get my luggage in Houston or it will be delivered to Tucson?

Tonight I will be leaving Recife, Brazil to go to Tucson, AZ, USA, with a stop in Rio and another stop in Houston. Will my checked-in baggage be directly delivered to Tucson after I leave it at a ...
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Narita Airport - International Connecting Flight/ Baggage concern with non-codeshare Air Carriers

Good day! I am a Filipino citizen. I have a single itinerary ticket for a one-way trip to Tahiti, French Polynesia with a connecting flight in Narita, Japan on February 20 (Cebu -> Narita -> ...
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Baggage transfer, Bahrain to Mauritius [closed]

Hi I will be travelling from Bahrain to Dubai then Dubai to Bombay and Bombay to Mauritius. My e-ticket is individual one each I would like to ask do I have to get any visa and how to transfer the ...
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Folding strollers allowed as hand baggage on Norwegian?

Norwegian's checked baggage policy mentions that travelers with children and infants may check a car seat or stroller free. They also recommend putting your stroller in a Stokke PramPack to avoid ...
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Booking a “cab” from Heathrow over Easter

I want to pre book cab for Easter from London Heathrow Airport? Is there any cab service available on Easter?
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Flight booked with AirNZ reward dollars, can I use my SA Gold (different loyalty program) to get extra baggage?

Strange question... I have two loyalty programmes, well actually I used to have AirNZ but then switched to SA KrisFlyer as my primary. My AirNZ is just standard level, but my SA KrisFlyer is Gold. I ...
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Two legs on different tickets with Turkish Airlines - is baggage checked through

I'm booking a flight one-way from Ashgabat to Dublin via Istanbul. If I book the two legs separately, both with Turkish Airlines, it'a about €120 cheaper than booking it as a single (again with ...
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Getting from Heathrow to Balham with heavy luggage (mid morning sunday 14 December)

I have a problem as to how I am going to get from Heathrow (T2) to Balham/Tooting Bec on a budget. (Sunday 10 am) My main problem is my luggage as I was once stuck with a huge suitcase and there was ...
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Can I bring this Side Window Deflector aboard an aircraft in the US?

I recently ordered these window deflectors for my Mazda: But I didn't account for the fact that they are very big, and don't fit in my suitcase (they are 45 x 3.6 x 3 inches in size). I am worried ...
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Question about check-in baggage with a change of airport

Flying to Bangkok with a change of airport in Tokyo (Narita to Haneda). Does my check-in baggage go to the final destination or do I have to recheck them in again? It's booked as one ticket flying ...
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What does “Baggage: 1PC” mean?

On my e-ticket for my flight with Swiss booked through Travelup.com, I see this: Baggage: 1PC Does this mean I'm only allowed hang-luggage? Or can I take hand-luggage, and check in one piece of ...
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What is a must-have luggage size? [closed]

Luggages come in many forms and sizes. Some of them being denoted as S (small): height ~53 cm (~21 inch) M (medium): height ~63 cm (~25 inch) L (large): height ~73 cm (~28 inch) The length and th ...
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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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Transferring luggage when taking another plane

I have flight where I need to move from airplane to another. Do I need to check out my luggage and then check it in again, or will it be automaticaly transfered to another plane?