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If you have more or less 30-40 kilo overall, you will have to get an additional luggage. If you are closer to 25 kilos overall, the recommendation is to get a bag out of a good nylon (like a light, cheap backpack or similar) and put the items in there that are not fragile and where you do not care that they get crumpled. Stuff the items above 20 kilos into ...
I have successfully removed labels using water and a cloth to remove the paper exposing the adhesive than using white spirit on a paper towel to remove the adhesive.
Whether or not you are charged for an individual bag going over the 20kg depends on the airline. It seems to me that if the airline says "2 bags of 20kg" (rather than "up to 2 bags, max 40kg") that means that each bag cannot go over 20kg (without extra charge at least). You should be able to find the answer in the luggage info, or terms & conditions, ...
They express the maximum weight of each bag because they don't want individual bags that are too heavy--it's a worker safety issue handling the bags. Thus 2x20kg doesn't mean you can check 1x25kg.
Luggage Allowance on Qatar Airlines The luggage allowance on Qatar Airlines operated flights is summarised in the table below (taken from the Qatar Airlines Baggage webpage): Note that, quoting from the same page: A single piece of checked baggage must not weigh more than 32kg (70lb). Any bags weighing more than 32kg (70lb) must be broken down such ...
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