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I had to do something slightly similar once with some half-empty suitcases that would have large heavy things piled on top of them while moving house. What worked quite well for me was to take large, sturdy, readily available bag-like things such as: Heavy duty bin bags Duvet covers, large pillow cases Sleeping bag liners ...open them out to get a lot of ...


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I thought there might be some dedicated packing material for doing this and there is this on Amazon as an example, but it doesn't look very practical. However, there are some super cheap airbeds around which your friend might be able to find from somewhere like Aldi. Just partially inflate enough to fill the suitcase. The added bonus is he could use it at ...


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Correct, the fact that they are empty is not an issue unless someone in the security line find this suspicious. The most common was to accomplish what you fried is trying is to get soft duffel bags which would go in the main suite case. But, since he already has the suitcases, one way to prevent damage is to fill them with something cheap and disposable. ...


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If your incoming flight is international, then you will have to reclaim your bags at Houston anyway. You can then just leave the airport. Edit, as Doc says, this is providing you're not doing an international to international (ITI) transfer on certain airlines. If not, your options are: Request that your bags are short checked (as noted by Zach, this may ...


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The fact that $25 USD and $25 CAD have different values is irrelevant. The US bag bee is $25 USD and the Canadian bag fee is $25 CAD. It's really no more complicated that than. The airlines don't take into account exchange rates. Note, this applies when and where you pay the fee. If you book a cross-border itinerary and prepay the bag fee, you will pay ...


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The consensus online seems to be that, at the time of writing, there are no luggage lockers around Yangon. Your best bet would be to ask a hotel to keep the luggage for you. They will most probably ask for a fee. Even better would be to leave your luggage in a hotel where you plan on staying once you come back to Yangon, if applicable. Other options include ...



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