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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Is Qatar Airways' hand baggage size strictly enforced?

Qatar Airways states on their homepage: Maximum dimensions for each piece of hand baggage are 50x37x25cm (20x15x10in) The height of my hand baggage measures 55 cm; sort of 50 cm large body + ...
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Carry-on enforcement for United Airlines Basic Economy

I have a question about United Airlines Basic Economy ticket carry on bag policy. It says that You're allowed a small personal item that fits under the seat in front of you, such as a shoulder bag, ...
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Can I really “wear” my luggage?

There are some jackets with an absurd number of pockets, so that you can put everything that you're bringing on your trip in them (as depicted on Gadget Man). Of course, capacity is comparatively ...
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Can I bring a motorcycle helmet as hand luggage when flying with Ryanair? [duplicate]

I've read about different experiences: someone's being blocked at the security check because "you can hit someone with that", and some others at the boarding because the helmet just doesn't fit with ...
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Does security personnel look at the data on my laptop if I take it as carry-on luggage from Europe to the US?

I am about to take an Air France flight in a couple days, and I received this in an e-mail from AF: Important: New security measures for travel to the USA and Canada: From now on, all electronic ...
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What is the weight limit of a large cabin baggage on WizzAir? [duplicate]

I'm paying for a large (56 x 45 x 25 cm) on-board luggage at WizzAir, but can't find the weight anywhere on their website. I've been looking at other posts like this one but it's seriously outdated (...
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How can I bring a gaming laptop on a airplane handbag?

Am I allowed to bring a gaming laptop on an airplane? I bought a very expensive gaming computer and this is my first time flying out of the country. There are very low temperatures while flying so I ...
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Can I bring a cheese plane in carry-on? [duplicate]

can I bring a cheese slicer (aka cheese plane) in my carry-on bag? It's a domestic flight, if it matters. By cheese plane, I don't mean a grater - It slice cheese into thin slices. I'll look for a ...
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Is a jar of mustard a liquid in American flight?

There have been a few questions about makeup and others that are considered liquids, but now I have a friend visiting from Vancouver, BC Canada and he bought a homemade mustard that is similar to ...
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Hand luggage storage in Barcelona, or better to take with us?

I will be visiting Barcelona for 5 days with a small cabin trolley. On the last day we need to check out from our apartment at 10, but the flight won't be until 4. We'd like to go somewhere for lunch ...
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Which airports/airlines forbid drones as carry-on in Europe? [closed]

Which airports or airlines forbid carrying consumer drones in the carry-on luggage within the EU? Budapest airport is one of them, and I would like to know if this is an isolated case, or a policy ...
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Can I bring an electric hair clipper in my hand luggage?

I have a hair clipper that I want to take with me abroad so I can trim my beard (and look closer to my passport photo). Is it generally permitted to take such machine in my hand luggage? Specifically ...
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Can I carry my computer as a carry-on on a international flight?

I am going to be traveling overseas, Jordan to be specific. I would like to place my computer in my carry-on. Are there any specific rules or instructions considering I am traveling overseas/...
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Can I carry toothpaste in my hand luggage?

I have 2 tubes of medicinal toothpaste that I have to take on a flight and I only have hand luggage. They're in standard sized tubes. The box says 51g, which apparently means 51 ml and is less than ...
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How does the UK electronics travel ban affect my travel without check-in luggage?

Tomorrow I'm flying with Pegasus Airlines from Iran to London with a short layover in Turkey. I just noticed that electronics like e-readers are not allowed in carry-on. However I travel without check-...
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Can you travel with fresh flowers on domestic flights in the US?

I will be traveling from Seattle to Florida (8 hour united flight with one layover) and would like to bring flowers along with me. Is this allowed or is it a hassle?
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Are metal beehive frame spacers allowed in hold luggage when flying from EU to the States?

Can I bring beehive frame spacers with me to the USA as hold luggage? And on the flights to the USA, are these not allowed as carry on baggage?
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What is the reason to not allow smartphones and laptops in checked baggage?

In Krabi, Thailand I was checking in baggage and there was a sign saying that e.g. smartphones, laptops (but also handbags) are not allowed in checked baggage. I had to put my (broken) smartphone into ...
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What unusual requirements are placed on baggage when flying on a very small aircraft?

Most experienced air travelers are aware that smaller, regional/commuter-type aircraft (regional jets and turboprop airliners) have undersized overhead baggage compartments that force large carryon ...
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Can I carry spices on a US domestic flight?

I will be traveling to Portland from Florida next week. I want to take a jar or two of mixed, powdered spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves. I will be traveling with only a carry on, and would put ...
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Oman Air - Batteries in carry-on luggage

I bought a ticket for a flight from Munich to Sri Lanka via Muscat with Oman Air. I want to take a bunch of 1300mah LiPo batteries for my drone in my carry-on luggage. Does Oman Air have any special ...
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What are the rules about laptops and the United States?

Early in June I'll be travelling to the US.. I've heard various bits of news about the rules for taking laptops to the US. That they won't be allowed in hand baggage, or they won't be allowed at all, ...
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Can I have a 28cm pot in hand luggage?

I couldn't find something via my internet search. Is it allowed through security? Flying from Athens to a Greek island. Example of my pot:
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Can I gate check a laptop with the cabin laptop ban?

Some flights prohibit laptops in the cabin. Under such circumstances, can one gate check the laptop? The risk of loss should be lower compared to regular checked luggage, and perhaps the traveller ...
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Flying with lots of photo gear [closed]

I have a flight from Europe to US (with connection in Zurich) next week and need to take a lot of photo gear with me: three cameras (DSLR, SLR and a medium format), a number of lenses for them, a ...
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Can I bring refreshing towels with alcohol with me for Canada flight?

I will be travelling to Canada this summer. I use refreshing towels from time to time. They are very good for cleaning dirt and oil from my hands. I searched for this on internet, however I see only ...
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How many small fluid items are allowed in hand-luggage in European flight?

I would like to carry nasal gels, saline for nebulizer and hand cream from Baltics to Sweden. I am thinking how many I can have in the transport. The flight carrier is AirBaltics. Example of fluid ...
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What if I don't mention I have liquids in my carry-on?

On my recent flight from Riga to Amsterdam, I had a 125ml toothpaste tube in my carry-on. That's 25ml over the limit, but the security person let it pass and just told me that it's technically ...
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Hand luggage - multiple airlines: Which Rules apply?

I will fly from Zurich over Frankfurt, Peking to Auckland. I booked a Air China flight, but the first one, from Zurich to Frankfurt will be operated by Lufthansa. Every other flight is operated by Air ...
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Flying with fragile items on KLM

I am looking to take a few lamp shades on a KLM flight to Amsterdam and, from there, on to Delhi. Do I need permission from KLM to take them in the cabin, or I can take them with me when I board?
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Why do airlines not have you put your bag underneath your own seat?

On airplanes, they tell you to put your bags either in the overhead or under the seat in front of you. Considering that the front row doesn't have a seat in front of them, and the back seats don't ...
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Can I bring my laptop, camera on flight to USA? [closed]

I am going to the US in the coming week. However, I heard that laptop and camera are not permitted to bring on board as carry-on. What are the latest rules about these larger electronics?
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With Wizzair, can I downgrade registered bag to large cabin bag?

I have a booking with a >25kg bag (to be checked in) paid for. The longer I think about it the more it looks like I could do with just a large cabin bag, slightly larger than typical handheld luggage. ...
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Two bag limit on Hand/Carry On Baggage at Heathrow?

I heard that Heathrow Airport has a 2 bag limit when going through security. How strictly do they enforce this? If i have my carry-on and personal item and a plastic shopping bag/carrier bag is that ...
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Is it true that AirAsia does not allow backpacks as carry on luggage even if they fit within dimensions?

I will be flying Bangkok - Phnom Penh with AirAsia. I am used to having a backpack as hand luggage and have Osprey 40l backpack (53 x 33 x 23) that is exactly made to fit the max hand baggage ...
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Is Form 6059B (blue customs form) required for 1-Stop clearance at O'Hare?

O'Hare has both APC kiosks and 1-Stop Clearance, the latter being for passengers with hand luggage only. Question is: are users of 1-stop clearance obliged to fill out form 6059B? I assume they are, ...
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Is cooked food (non-liquid) in cooler bag, second-carry on part of carry-on allowance?

I was reading this article and came across the term 'cooler bag'. Looking up on the web, they seem to be Thermal bags in which you can have food items. Now if I were to bring food in such Thermal ...
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Is travel to Europe allowed with a new portable oxygen concentrator in hand luggage?

I am planning to take a new portable oxygen Inogen 3 to my father in Romania. Can I carry it in my hand luggage on the plane?
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May I take maté (dried form) on an aircraft and may I drink some while on board?

I'm from Argentina, and I'm not sure if one can board a commercial flight with mate ("tea"). It's a beverage you prepare by filling a recipient with the dried grass ("yerba mate") with hot water, and ...
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Can I bring warming pads on the plane?

I am going to visit Lapland soon, and coming from the warm climate of Israel, I am sure to feel the cold. In addition to buying a good coat and other gear, I also bought warming pads. Specifically, ...
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Do Carry-On-Size Duffel Bags Exist?

There seems to be an abundance of suitcases, mostly roller or spinner types, which are made to an exact size to satisfy the common airline limit of 22 x 15 x 8 inches. However, I am looking for a ...
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What can be done with hand-luggage for which no cabin space is left?

On a recent inner-European flight that was almost or completely booked, many of the passengers brought the typical trolley suitcases that are increasingly used as hand luggage, presumably (based upon ...
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Carry on baggage size: With 9'' depth limit are 9.5'' deep bags now too big?

Several observations: Nearly all major airlines have reduced the allowed depth for carry on bags to 9 inches (eg. JetBlue, United, Delta). A huge percentage of carry on luggage I see at the airport ...
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How many laptops are allowed in hand baggage in European flight?

I am travelling from Riga to Stockholm with AirBaltic flight carrier. I only need my laptops: 11" Chromebook, 15" Lenovo Thinkpad, and 13" Asus Zenbook. The weight is not too much. They all can fit ...
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Can cheese in hand luggage be mistaken for plastic explosive?

I'm planning to travel with hand luggage only from Portugal to Austria. I want to bring a Portuguese cheese (queijo da Serra) with me. The cheese has a semi-hard skin, is creamy inside and is wrapped ...
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Can I carry fried rice and dried chicken preparation?

I am traveling from Kolkata to Chennai. Can I take some food like fried rice and dried chilli chicken? And as I am going for a educational trip I need to carry a 117cmx87cm poster. So these two will ...
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Can I refuse to place my hand baggage in luggage area when flight is full?

I often travel in Europe with low-cost companies, bringing just a hand luggage with me. When the flight is full, it is asked to passengers if there are some "volunteers" to put their luggage for free ...
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Most Significant Carrier rule for cabin luggage

Does the Most Significant Carrier (MSC) rule apply to cabin luggage including carry-on and personal items? Is there anything to do in order to take more than one airline in the route normally allows, ...
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Carry-on luggage limit enforcement authority

As I understand it, the United States limits are 22x9x14 inches (559×229×356 mm). I have a box for my computer monitor box that is 22x3x15 in (559×76×381 mm), so it does not comply and I would expect ...
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Which airlines do not allow a personal item in addition to a carry-on? [closed]

From experience, most airlines allow passengers to bring a personal item on-board in addition to a carry-on item. I nearly always travel with both but once while flying Amazonas in Bolivia, it was not ...

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