Questions tagged [hand-luggage]

Questions about baggage brought into an airplane cabin with the passenger, also known as "carry-on luggage" or "cabin luggage."

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Carry on Luggage size in United air line

I booked the ticket for Air Canada but they codeshare with United Airlines I bought my carry on luggage size described by air Canada (55cm X40cmX 20), But United Airline is (22 cm x 35 cm x 56 cm) I ...
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What is the legal status of travelling with (unprescribed) methadone in your carry-on?

My girlfriend and her sister will be going to Canada for two weeks at the start of July. They both use drugs recreationally and aren't open with their family and are quite isolated. My girlfriends ...
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sturdy, metallic chess clock as carry-on baggage

I am an amateur chess player and I am considering flying from the US to Europe with the following chess clock: https://www.amazon.com/Chronos-GX-Touch-Chess-Clock/dp/B0015V3ZZ0 I am a concerned that ...
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Can I bring gold sheet face masks in my carry on?

I have a few of these face masks individually sealed and wrapped. Can I bring these in my carry on as it contains a small amount of liquid to keep them wet? (similar to the way we can bring baby wipes?...
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Can I opt out of checking carry-on at the gate?

The other day I was one of the last passengers to board a (domestic US) flight, and my carry-on bag was checked at the gate without asking. I suppose this was due to lack of space in overhead bins (...
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Where are carry-on bags checked at gate stored?

I frequently hear gate agents announce that they are looking for volunteers to check their carry on bags. After the flight, there is sometimes a line in the jet bridge, supposedly waiting for their ...
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Is Qatar's carry-on allowance 20" maximum height (and no combined length)? Is it strictly enforced?

Qatar's carry-on baggage allowance is: Maximum dimensions for each piece of hand baggage are 50x37x25cm (20x15x10in); Almost all other airlines (updated May 15, 2019) have at least 21.5" height ...
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Screwdrivers, scalpel and knife in checked baggage

I will be traveling from US to Europe in 2 weeks and wanted to buy toolkit from iFixIt which contains knife, scalpel and screwdrivers. Am I allowed to put it in the checked baggage? I was thinking ...
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3D Pen in hand luggage

Flying from the UK, will I be allowed to take a 3D Pen with me in the cabin? I've checked what the UK has to say about tools in hand luggage but, as I more or less expected, there's nothing specific ...
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Where should I pack my electronic Tesla Coil? [closed]

I'm a coiler; I make Tesla Coils. I have various sizes. I would like to carry it on if possible because they are a little fragile. It will fit size restrictions. I hope I can at least check it.
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Lufthansa economy light personal item?

I just bought a trip travelling to the US with Lufthansa's economy light fare. I have previously travelled with Lufthansa and I have been allowed to take a ''personal item'' AND a carry on, however, ...
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Easter egg in cabin baggage on Ryanair

I'm flying from the UK to Spain soon with Ryanair and wanted to carry an Easter egg in my hand luggage. Is this possible? I know Christmas crackers are not allowed but didn't find info about Easter ...
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Traveling with a cat on Lufthansa from Mumbai to Toronto

I am very confused and any pointers or advise or notes will be of great help: I am traveling with my 6 kilo cat on Lufthansa via Frankfurt, the concern is I have a soft sided bag which meets the ...
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Under seat hand luggage storage width on Boeing 737-800 [closed]

I'm planning a flight on a Boeing 737-800 and need to consider the width of the under seat space for hand luggage (and this is for a specific reason so no answers/comments about over head bins please)....
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How seriously should I take size and weight limits of hand luggage?

I'll soon do my first intercontinental flight. Due to price, I decided to travel with hand luggage only. There are specified weight and size limits, of course – in my case it's 7kg and 53x38x20cm on a ...
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Cost of cabin bags on Ryanair [duplicate]

I'm flying with Ryanair and I will take a small bag and one medium bag. The medium bag doesn't have to be necessary in the cabin. Do I have to buy a 10kg check-in bag or is the medium bag free of ...
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External Carry-On Attachments

I have a question about typical carry-on policies. I'm mostly interested in the policies of US airlines, but I've heard that the carry-on policies in some european airlines are more restrictive. I'm ...
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Are these common pencil case items allowed on a flight inside the EU?

I am going to fly from Italy (Venice) to the UK (London Heathrow) and back. Just today I started to think about the fact that the restrictions on liquids and "dangerous" materials might impact items ...
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Lufthansa personal item restriction

The Lufthansa Site states this restriction on personal item size 30X40X10 CM. I have looked to see if the restriction is based on total linear size? Meaning, if I have a bag that is 26X38X16 CM will ...
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May I Carry a Power Bank from Vancouver CA to Frankfurt DE? [duplicate]

Can I carry power bank in carry-on on Lufthansa airplane? I have RavPower Model: RP-PB19, Capacity: 55.5Wh.
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Air Canada personal item sizer size?

The Air Canada rules only permit a 16cm thick bag which is not a lot. Ryanair gives 20cm, United gives 22cm... how big is the sizer?
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Carry On Policy for Travel Humidifiers - United Airlines

I am traveling to a state with dry air, and I was thinking of taking a travel humidifier with me. Can I carry something like this or this or this in my carry-on on a United Airlines flight? I ...
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How to move framed paintings by plane

I will soon move with two paintings by air. I'm afraid to check them to avoid damage. Last time I was able to bring them as carry-on and give it to the FA for the coat hanger. She did so grudgingly, ...
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What qualifies as a “light personal hand baggage carried inside passenger compartment” exempt from the 6 HKD charge when taking a taxi in Hong Kong?

https://www.td.gov.hk/en/transport_in_hong_kong/public_transport/taxi/taxi_fare_of_hong_kong/index.html (mirror) indicates that "Every piece of baggage (Except light personal hand baggage carried ...
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What's the minimum allowed free luggage for an Argentinian internal flight with LATAM Airlines?

I'm taking a flight with LATAM (Buenos Aires - El Calafate, El Calafate - Ushuaia, Ushuaia - Buenos Aires) next month. When I look on their website for information about the luggage I see this: It ...
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Ryanair - Gate bag after November 1, 2018

Ryanair introduced its carry-on bag policy from November 2018. I assumed that I can take only 1 small bag. On their website they write: If non-priority customers want to bring a 2nd bigger (wheelie)...
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Are there any restrictions for bath salts (magnesium flakes) in hand luggage flying within Europe?

In some sources it is written that you can carry bath salts: Carrying powder-type stuff in carry on - problems? Banned on board: Christmas gifts you can’t take on a flight: Bath bombs are also ...
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Can I bring a wooden dough rolling stick onto the plane(carry-on)?

Here is a picture of what I am trying to bring onto the plane. I thought since it is wooden, it might pose a threat. I'd really appreciate any help. Flying from LGA, NYC, and I do not have any ...
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Can I have a laptop case separate from my carry on on Delta? [closed]

I have a laptop case that is pretty big, as it can fit my PlayStation 4, it’s games and my laptop. However it fills the majority of my carry on. I was wondering if I could have my laptop case separate ...
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Carry on bag with wheels that I can attach to my waist?

What is a waist strap to put a carry on bag? I have crushed bones.
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Delta carry-on policy

So, I will be flying with Delta (from Europe to the US, if that matters) soon and I'm trying to understand what I can take with me to my seat. The following conditions were copied from Delta's ...
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How strict is AirAsia with 7 kg carry-on limit?

https://www.airasia.com/ot/en/baggage-info/cabin-baggage.page The total permitted weight for two (2) pieces must not exceed 7 kg. My carry-on bag on the way here had plenty of print materials and ...
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Does ryanair allow an extra bag if bought at the airport shops? [duplicate]

Ryanair luggage policy has recently changed. Before I could take two bags, so if I bought something at the airport I would just put it in my luggage. Since I am now only carrying a small backpack I ...
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Emirates Dubai to Washington DC - PlayStation 4 on carry-on

It seems like there are extra security measures for flights departing from the gulf. One of these measures is that every electronic device that I might be carrying with me as carry-on has to turn on ...
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Can I bring 50 ml vitamin D3 in carry-on luggage on a flight from Germany to Austria?

It is a pipette bottle with 15,000,000 IU (375 mg) vitamin D3 in 50 ml orange/mandarin/olive oil: https://www.vitabay.net/vitamin-d3-liquid-10.000-ie-depot-vegane-tropfen-nur-eine-portion/10-tage-...
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Allowed to bring rucksack (28 cm x 15 cm x 55 cm) in cabin luggage?

Can this kind of bag be carried as cabin luggage? I'll be travelling from India to Germany mostly via JetAirways or Turkish Airlines. JetAirways website does mention cabin luggage dimensions of ...
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Air Canada luggage allowance when flying from Europe to USA

I'm having a very hard time understanding the luggage policy of Air Canada as it applies to my journey. I read on its site that, according to some parameters (miles, airports, fidelity...) you have ...
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Can you take the “other” type of nail clipper in hand baggage?

Here are "normal" nail clippers - Here's the "other" type of nail clipper {These seem to be called "German" nail clippers, "European" nail clippers, "medical" nail clippers, "professional" nail ...
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Unused easyJet Extra Luggage

My wife paid extra money for sent luggage we ended up not using on two easyJet flights - one international (Luton to Tel Aviv) and one domestic (Edinburgh to London). Is there any way to salvage any ...
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Why can't you take a hoverboard on a plane?

As Delta Airlines' online check-in helpfully informs me Examples of Forbidden Dangerous items include paints, lighter fluid, fireworks, tear gases, oxygen bottles, radiopharmaceuticals, and ...
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Does it cost extra if I have to check my bag at boarding even if I have one free check-in?

Lets say my flight allows for one checked luggage included in the ticket price. Now I only bring cabin luggage but at the gate they then decide that my bag has to be checked-in because they find it ...
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Why is it OK to bring liquids through Tel Aviv airport?

Israel is known to be obsessed with security, and rightly so. And yet, Israeli airport security will let you, without any trouble, bring any amount of liquids, more or less, onboard. Examples: 1.5L ...
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Weight restriction for carry on baggage in Delta airline

I will be travelling to New York, USA from Berlin, Germany using Delta airline and I checked the restriction of carry on available here. It is said that there is no weight restriction, but is it true ...
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Have I bought the wrong type of luggage to take in to the cabin of my Emirates flight?

In December I will be travelling from the UK to Thailand, it will be both mine and my spouses first holiday abroad (I have travelled for business previously). We purchased suitcases a couple of ...
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Confused about Ryanair cabin bag policy

Here's a quote from the Ryanair website: What you CAN bring on board All passengers are entitled to bring 1 small personal bag on board which must fit under the seat in front of you (35cm x ...
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Ryanair cabin baggage & MacBook 15"

According to Ryanair policy: What you CAN bring on board All passengers are entitled to bring 1 small personal bag on board which must fit under the seat in front of you (35cm x 20cm x 20cm). ...
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How strict is Air India with hand luggage and personal items?

I will fly CPH-DEL-HYD in a few days with Air India. When travelling for business, I usually bring a Samsonite roller bag within the max dimensions for hand luggage and then a shoulder bag with a ...
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What are the dimensions of the Ryan Air baggage sizer at Berlin Airport?

Ryan Air has a baggage policy of 55x40x20 which they say is very strict. My bag is 56x35x22. Previous blogs from 2014 showed a picture of the blue metal sizer and someone measured it at 58cm. Ae ...
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Can WizzAir force me to give my expensive carry-on into cargo hold?

The WizzAir website says that hand luggage is not guaranteed onboard unless one pays for Wizz Priority. What happens if my carry-on is valuable and I am worried that it will be damaged (for example, ...
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How does the new Ryanair luggage policy work?

The following might sound like a silly question, but I'm totally confused. I haven't flown with Ryanair in at least a year and apparently the luggage policy has changed since then. Previously it was ...