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

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Bags taken by mistake off the belt [on hold]

We just got back from an easy jet flight from Venice. And somebody took our bag by mistake. They have either not noticed?? Yet or have decided what was in my bag was better than theirs. We did not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it a true that you can't put ordinary Mac laptops (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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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. ...
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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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How can I accurately estimate the weight of my luggage?

This is somewhat of a problem for me. Sometimes, when I'm packed up and getting ready to move, I find that I have no reliable way to weigh my own luggage. Of course, most of us know that airlines ...
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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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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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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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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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Turkish Airlines Baggage Allowance

I have booked online, via Travel Up, a Turkish Airlines Economy Class flight from Manchester, England to Tbilisi, Georgia via Turkey with a layover in Istanbul. The e-ticket states that the baggage ...
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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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Can I leave Istanbul airport on a 22-hour layover without taking my luggage?

I'm planning to fly through Istanbul with Turkish airlines and would have a 22-hour layover there. Would it be possible to exit the airport without retrieving my luggage? Do I have to specifically ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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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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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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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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Apple iMac to India; Customs duty clarification

I am planning to take my Apple iMac 21.5" from Dubai to India. Please clarify, do Indian Customs consider it TV, desktop computer or laptop? If any of you have personal experience, please share.
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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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Is it safe to knowingly buy an oversized (67-inch) suitcase? Are size limits enforced?

This question is regarding check-in, not carry-on, baggage. I'm considering buying a very spacious suitcase measuring 31 x 21 x 15 inches, for a total of 67 inches. This is greater than the 62-inch ...
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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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What is the limit of cabin baggage on Wizz Air flights?

What's the weight limit on Wizz Air, for cabin baggage? I can't find anything about the weight on their website. I know that for Ryanair is 10kg, and EasyJet say they don't have a limit for weight.
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Do I need to pick up my luggage and re-check between Shanghai and DFW when connecting through LAX?

Traveling from PVG (Shanghai) to DFW ... have connection at LAX. Do I need to gather my checked bags before going through customs or will AA transfer the bags to my LAX to DFW flight? Any tips making ...
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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 ...
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How are combined dimensions calculated for checked baggage on Ryanair?

The Ryanair website makes little sense regarding combined dimensions for checked baggage. For health and safety reasons Ryanair does not accept for carriage any individual item exceeding 32 ...