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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Does GOL Airlines Allow a personal Item in addition to a carry on?

Seat Guru says GOL allows a personal item such as: Bag or backpack with personal items They point to this GOL page for more information but I find nothing to substantiate that. Does GOL actually ...
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Can my aunt bring an unboxed Dell Alienware to the Philippines without any fees?

I have ordered from Dell a customized Alienware 17 R4 and shipped it to my aunt in California. She will bring it with her when she comes to the Philippines. The item costs around $1700 USD, and ...
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Emirates checked-in luggage and carry-on bag rules/dimensions

I phoned call Emirates Airlines to ask about the luggage allowance and I visited their websites. I'm travelling from (BAH to AKL), Emirates agent informed me that I can carry a checked in luggage that'...
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Are snow spikes for boots allowed in hand luggage?

Are snow spikes (like these) allowed in hand luggage when flying?
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Is this a liquid?

I thought the day when I can't decide whether something is a liquid will never come but there's a first for everything. We all know there are very odd rules about liquids to the extent of certain ...
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Can I take beef jerky in my carry-on?

I am flying from Seattle to Hilo, Hawaii next week and would like to take some homemade beef jerky in a vacuum-sealed bag. Can I take it in my carry-on with Hawaiian Airlines?
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How to bring big electronics in aeroplane? [duplicate]

I want to bring PC + PS, in a separate flight though. Can I carry it as hand-luggage or check it in as luggage and mark it as fragile? Do I need to pack it with special box (maybe wooden box)? Or is ...
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Keeping a small item refrigerated in carry-on on short domestic flights

My next trip is composed of two domestic flights with a short connection. I will be travelling with carry-on luggage only, containing cheese that is best kept a fridge temperature. What is the best ...
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Is it true that Israel allows flying with an unlimited amount of liquids in hand luggage?

I've recently seen several news articles that claim that Israel has no restrictions on liquids in hand luggage. E.g. The Telegraph “I have certain issues with their approach, but Israel is one of the ...
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Qatar Airways says that sharp or point objects are not allowed on the aircraft

I emailed Qatar Airways to ask if I would be permitted to carry multiple pieces of jewellery (not real gold or silver) on board if some had pointy or sharp edges. They responded saying sharp objects ...
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Liquids in carry on, why and how much?

I am soon travelling from Schiphol to IAH, and I have heard about the 'resealable' bag rule. The TSA website says I can fill a 'quart' sealable bag with liquids less than 100grams. What is a 'quart' ...
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Can I bring boxed consumer electronics in my hand luggage while traveling from the US to Doha?

I will be taking my laptop in my hand luggage when going to the US. While returning, I will be bringing a new iPhone 7 Plus from the US with a power-bank charger. Is it OK to bring them in boxes in my ...
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Does Hop Airlines allow for a personal item?

Hop Airlines has a baggage page on their website, but has nothing on a personal item. Do they allow it?
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How can 1 carry-on suitcase be tied to 1 checked suitcase, to enable 1 hand to pull both?

Instead of pulling 1 carry-on (e.g. the following 55 cm Spinner by Samsonite) and 1 full-size checked (30") suitcase separately, one with each hand, how can the carry-on be attached or fastened to ...
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Does the TSA allow liquids based on the US or Metric measurements?

I have a bottle of hair styling gel that says is it 3.59 oz (100 ml). The TSA allows you to have 3.4 oz (100 ml) liquid containers. The people who made my gel incorrectly converted one way or the ...
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Flight to the US: replacement Li-Ion battery

I'm confused by the in-cabin regulations regarding batteries: It seems I need to be able to demonstrate my laptop turns on when checking in for a US-bound flight in Germany (Lufthansa), in order to ...
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Vueling hand bag rules

I go with Vueling, I am asking about the hand bags. I have the standard bag (20 * 25 * 55 ) bag that I can take with me to the plain, it is 10 KG. I am sure that one is allowed, but I want to ask if ...
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Laptop in hand luggage with qatar airways from UK to india

I want to take my laptop as I need to its related to my work. However it will not fit in my hand luggage it is heavy (HP pavillion g6). And I've been searching online and a lot of people have said ...
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Does anyone make a small traditional-style suitcase without wheels?

I'm looking for a soft-sided traditional suitcase that zips into two halves, without wheels. 16x12x10, or so. It's to fit into a trunk on a motorcycle for touring.
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Will 15 litre IKEA FÖRENKLA qualify as a personal item?

I'm shopping for a new backpack. I like the features and especially the price of IKEA FÖRENKLA, and there are two versions: 903.135.63 — 11cm×28cm×39cm, for a total of 12 litres (12012cm³) or 3 ...
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Hungarian salami in carry-on luggage

I'm traveling (by plane) between 2 Schengen countries and want to transport several large big Hungarian Salami sausages in my hand luggage. Do I need to worry of any kind of possible hassle when ...
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Can you take a hand luggage and a small bag with Vueling?

RyanAir allows you to take a handluggage and a small bag with you on the plane. The policy for Vueling is less specific. Based on this page - http://www.edreams.com/blog/luggage-restrictions-by-...
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What types of swiss army cards can you take onboard a plane for international travel?

I have had trouble before trying to buy the Tool Logic card which contains a blade with serrated edge because it was held up by customs in Australia, which makes it obvious that it is unsuitable for ...
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Cabin baggage allowance in Jet airways

I will be travelling from Munich to Mumbai (economy class) and from Mumbai I have a separate domestic flight to Bangalore through Jet Airways (economy class). The Lufthansa flight allows for 2 cabin ...
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Eurowings Basic - Hand Luggage Allowance

The web-site says the following about hand luggage: Each passenger may carry one item of hand luggage on board with a maximum weight of 8 kg and maximum dimensions of 55 x 40 x 23 cm. This ...
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Can I carry a violin as cabin baggage from Europe to Asia on Lufthansa?

I am travelling to India from Europe flying Lufthansa. I want to carry a violin on-board the aircraft. It comes in a separately designed case, with a bow and strings. I am not sure what the dimensions ...
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Can I take a tripod on board in my hand luggage? [closed]

I would like to know if a camera tripod (let's say not the biggest one, 40-50 cm folded) can be taken on board inside hand luggage, or it has to be put into the aircraft hold? Is there any problem ...
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Ryanair luggage limitations [duplicate]

My carry-on is 21.59 cm deep. Will it fit the Ryanair sizer boxes? (which I am aware are just a little bigger than their specified size).
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What electronic items can I bring into the airplane cabin? [closed]

I want to know what items are allowed into the airplane. I know that, for example, laptops and tablets are allowed. However, what about power bank/batteries or external hard drives? My question is ...
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Is a cardboard box allowed as carry-on luggage?

I know that I can use a cardboard box as check-in luggage if it is under the size and weight limits. But I want know if I can carry-on a cardboard box on a domestic flight within the USA, as this ...
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Transavia and Vueling lugages rules

I am going to Amsterdam to do a job interview, the company bought for me the two tickets to go and come back. I will be using two flights companies, which are Transavia and Vueling. in the boarding ...
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Traveling with Computer Components in Carry-On

The advice given to travel with a desktop computer is to remove the hard drive and pack it into carry-on luggage. Is this still allowed if the hard-drive is not connected to anything? Given that we ...
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Bicycle helmet and backpack as carry-on in the US?

I'd like to fly somewhere for a weekend bicycle ride. Is it possible to attach my bike helmet to a small backpack (one of those used for a 2L water pouch) and call it a carry-on? (The bike itself is ...
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On a plane, who has the right to the overhead bin?

Once, I boarded a plane, went to my designated seat and tried to put my bag in the overhead bin. However, it was full, and other adjacent overhead bins were full too. Because I had a seat next to the ...
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Personal item size: how large is the space under a seat?

Airlines often define exactly what size and weight a carry-on bag can be, but then also allow you to bring a 'personal item' (a purse or laptop bag) of often undefined size. Sometimes airlines give ...
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Can I have a watermelon in hand luggage?

I'm flying from UK to Germany with Easyjet (there's next to no weight restriction to hand luggage). I've never had a problem with various edible items before, on any of my EU routes. I don't see how a ...
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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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Do Medical Devices Count as Carry-On or Personal Item?

When travelling with a necessary medical device such as a CPAP machine, do airlines count it as one piece of carry on or a personal item? While one of those might fit in some carry-on, there would not ...
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How strict is Air Berlin about dimensions of personal items such as soft backpacks?

I have a soft backpack which I like to stuff things in when flying. I always stow it under the seat in front of me in the airplane. I assume that this means it is considered a “personal item” rather ...
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Carrying a longboard on a Germanwings-Eurowings flight

As the title suggests, I'm interested in knowing if it is possible to board my longboard on a Eurowings flight (VRN->CGN). I know that it is possible to carry sport equipments, but I don't know how ...
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Can I take balloons on a flight?

Mother's day in my family always involves a bouquet of balloons. Mom wanted to take the balloons we gave her home on the plane but in this hyper security aware atmosphere we doubted it was possible. ...
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if i have a 5oz container of cologne (liquid), but it is only 15ml, will i be able to take it on the plane? [duplicate]

Will I be able to take it without having to throw it away? Do they measure on ounces or milliliters? its a 5oz bottle (not all the way full -used-) and it has 15ml and the requirements are 3.4oz and ...
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What type of under the seat bag is practical, and what should be stored in it for the flight?

I am traveling from the US to Australia. What type of under the seat bag is practical, and what should be stored in it for the flight?
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What is the biggest hard-shell hand luggage model (by usable volume) that fits Ryanair's official limits and is sold in Europe? [closed]

I often travel with Ryanair/Wizz Air and have a piece of luggage that fits their limits. However it's awkwardly constructed and a lot of the usable space is filled by the wheels and the handles. What ...
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Does LOT strictly control hand luggage weight?

I have a bag which complies with LOT's hand luggage dimensions, but it will be a couple of kilos over their 8kg quota. Is LOT known for strictly checking the hand luggage weight? Checked in luggage ...
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Traveling with guitar on AirEuropa

Anyone has any experience traveling on AirEuropa, long and short distance, with guitars? What are the enforced restrictions? Can I carry it with me?
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Valid dimensions for hand luggage [duplicate]

Companies like Alitalia and KLM show on their web sites hand luggage dimension limits as: max 55 x 25 x 35 cm (Equivalent in inches should be: 21.5 x 10 x 13.5 in.) Would hand luggage measuring ...
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Can I carry rock climbing hardware as carry-on in Europe?

Can I bring rock climbing gear such as quick-draws climbing ropes nuts, hexes, cams, friends, etc. as described here a nut tool, as in the middle of this picture climbing chalk (Amazon example if ...
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Can I take my battery backup/energizer/secondary power source in flight? [duplicate]

I have bought one battery backup/energizer/secondary power source (2500 mAh). I am going to India this week but not sure whether I can carry battery backup on flight. The website of Air Canada does ...
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Can I bring this Side Window Deflector aboard an aircraft in the US?

I recently ordered these window deflectors for my Mazda: But I didn't account for the fact that they are very big, and don't fit in my suitcase (they are 45 x 3.6 x 3 inches in size). I am worried ...

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