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Can I take Mod Podge on the plane?

I recently bought Mod Podge in Dubai and would like to take it back with me to Germany. According to what I researched, Mod Podge is made of PVA which is generally classified as non-flammable. But I ...
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Why was the "piece concept" of baggage applied on an Australia-Japan flight?

There are two ways to define baggage allowances on flights. IATA: Weight Concept: measured by the total weight of checked-in baggage, which is shown as a weight amount on the ticket (e.g. 20 kg or ...
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How can I check in an extra bag on an Etihad flight operated by American Airlines?

I am flying from Houston to Abu Dhabi in Economy. Flight is sold by Etihad but has an American Airlines leg from Houston to Chicago. Baggage Allowance is just 1 bag. Etihad website has an option to ...
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Are gate-checked bags screened for items not allowed in the hold?

Hand luggage and hold luggage are both screened. With regard to dangerous goods different rules apply to both. At the gate, if the cabin bins are full and passengers are permitted to put their hand ...
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Is it possible to check in one bag in advance and another on the morning of departure?

If you have an airport/airline that allows checking in bags the day before, and you've completed online check-in, is it possible to check in one bag in advance and another on the morning of departure? ...
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Flight: Baggage add-on need to be for a separate checked bag? Or can it be added to the total weight of one bag?

I'm flying with Batik Air from KUL to NRT. There is 20-kg checked baggage included in the ticket but my suitcase weighs almost 30 kg. When booking I added a +10-kg baggage "add-on", thinking ...
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While travelling from India to Amsterdam via Frankfurt, can the baggage be booked through to the final destination Amsterdam? [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Amsterdam via Paris from India. Both legs of journey are on the same airline. Can my baggage be booked through to the final destination Amsterdam without having to clear ...
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Travelling from India to Bali [Transit Visa and Luggage]

I am planning to travel from India to Bali, with a Check-in-baggage too. Taking a flight from India to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X D7-182 3H Layover From Kuala Lumpur to Bali AirAsia AK-376. I want to ...
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Importing video games into the EU

So I’m moving Back to the EU in July, from the US where I’ve been living for seven years. I have a lot of video games that I would like to bring with me. Considering that I own multiple game systems, ...
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Connection through the US, which airline's baggage rules apply?

The trip is: Sao Paulo (GRU) -> Dallas(DFW) = American Airlines Dallas(DFW) -> Tokyo (HND) = Japan airlines Baggage rules and tariffs are very different on those. I already tried searching about ...
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Phnom Penh to Berlin, do we get our baggage in Frankfurt?

We booked flights from Phnom Penh to Berlin via Bangkok and Frankfurt with Thai Airways. We booked to Berlin because of an event that has been canceled in the mean time. We called the airline to ...
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How does luggage work with Multi-leg travel on a single ticket?

I have booked a flight from Lahore Pakistan to Toronto via Dammam and Amsterdam. Lahore to Dammam is operated by PIA, while the rest is with KLM. A ticket for the complete journey has been issued by ...
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Why would an airline put my bag on a different flight?

I’m currently on a direct United flight from Newark to Los Angeles. While boarding I got the dreaded “bag is on a different flight” notification. That’s a later flight that will arrive 4 hours after ...
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Sydney Baggage Transfer

I have booked a flight from Auckland to Delhi with 1 PNR via Sydney in Air India. So the flight from Auckland to Sydney is from Qantas and then Air India from Sydney to Delhi. When I checked with ...
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Luggage storage around the world. Is there an online resource to easily find it?

I am going to travel, and I am planning on doing some day trips where I might sleep in the destination (or hike for a couple of days). Either way I don't want to carry all my luggage with me. Only the ...
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Denied check-in baggage [closed]

I paid in advance for checked-in luggage, which satisfied the airline's regulations about max dimensions, weight and content (various bicycle parts plus hand tools). Yet, at the airport (Europe, ...
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Guidance on switching airlines and terminals at Heathrow airport

In a few months I'm going to fly from Manchester to London Heathrow with British Airways, then getting on a plane to Melbourne with Air China. I have bought the tickets separately (a return ticket ...
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Is it safe to carry luxury luggage? [closed]

Are luxury bags and clothing designed to be safely checked in luggage or carried around if travelling on a budget? Is it advisable to use such items in regular transportation, or are they more ...
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Finding an Uber we'll fit in

We just booked an airport shuttle from hotel to LAX, for our family of 6 and all our luggage. We could have got an Uber that seats 6 for about 30% less, but as far as I can tell there is no way in the ...
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Bags lost on domestic leg after international flight - what compensation rules apply?

We were 6 passengers who flew from Pakistan to Syracuse on one itinerary purchased together. We checked a total of 17 bags. From Pakistan to JFK, the airline was Qatar. We had a connecting flight from ...
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Baggage division British Airways

I am planning to book a business-class ticket from London to Manchester with a checked luggage allowance of 32 kg. Can I divide it into 2-3 bags with the total at or below 32 kgs?
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Does Lufthansa round up or round down luggage weight?

I have a bag that's about 23.5 kg. The allowance is 23 kg on Lufthansa, Bangalore to Munich. Would I have to pay for excess baggage?
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For Wizz Air, is it cheapest to select "travel light" and add cabin baggage or checked baggage later?

I noticed the difference in price for "Pack & Save" vs "Travel Light" is €75 in this case. I am thinking that it cannot possibly cost more than €75 to add either a 20kg checked ...
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Munich transit visa for baggage collection for an Indian citizen

I am an indian studying in the US. Do I need to have a transit visa to collect my baggage at Munich airport?
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Can I take a boxed bicycle from Milan Malpensa to Zurich for a reasonable price?

Is there a cheaper coach than Flixbus? I ideally want to pay less than €30, and am looking for the Italian or Swiss equivalent of Megabus (which is often the cheapest option to travel by coach in the ...
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Can I take a boxed bicycle from Trabzon to the Georgian border, and then Batumi?

Is there a reasonably priced coach from Trabzon to Batumi, where I could place my bicycle (which is worth less than €100 and would be in a cardboard box with the front wheel removed) in the luggage ...
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Is there an EU right to know the cost of checked in luggage?

I’m flying from U.K. to Japan with connection in Netherlands with KLM airline. I’ve been told I have to ask at the check in counter to know the price of a checked in luggage (I don’t have luggage on ...
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What's the price of adding a checked in luggage after buying a flight ticket with Scoot but before going to the airport?

I wonder what the price is of adding a checked in luggage after buying a flight ticket with Scoot but before going to the airport. I read: If you want to carry more luggage that your ticket will ...
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Is the Thule Subterra Backpack side access laptop pocket a problem for theft?

I need a new backpack for everyday life and occasional work-related traveling. I have decided to try Thule Subterra 30 l. However, I have mixed feelings about it. Especially about that side access to ...
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What to bring for a 3-month work trip to Catalunya in winter?

I need to pack for a work trip in Spain and I will be away for 3/4 months with my husband and kids. I am traveling by train so I can bring more luggage. What should I bring? How is the temperature? I ...
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Are we allowed to carry airport style checked luggage when using Indian trains?

I have a luggage bag looking like this: Would it be allowed to take this with me when I board an Indian train?
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Terrible Experience on Qatar Airways Flight QR579 - Seeking Advice

Hello fellow travelers, I recently had an incredibly unpleasant experience on Qatar Airways Flight QR579, and I'm reaching out to this community for advice and insights from those who may have faced a ...
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Optimal placement of Apple Air Tag for luggage tracking

I have seen cases that allow the Apple Air tag to be attached to the handle / exterior of a suitcase / backpack. I would think that it would be preferable to keep the tag inside the backpack / ...
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How to carry kitchenware when traveling interstate through buses/trains?

Essentially title. What would be the best way to carry the required for cooking when travelling interstate? I am talking about items like knives, pots and so on. Putting them directly in the luggage ...
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Booked Lufthansa Flight + Train, where do I go for baggage reclaim?

I am a graduate Ph.D student. I am traveling to Germany for the first time. My travel itinerary is (booked through Lufthansa) Delhi to Frankfurt (Flight) 1 Change at Airport Terminal to Airport Train ...
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Missing baggage Swissport at Dublin

It's day 3 after landing in Dublin from Mumbai to Cairo and Cairo to Dublin. Swissport handles the baggage at Dublin airport. Baggage was delayed and we were told that the baggage would arrive within ...
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Fewer bags but overweight

3 family members including one kid are traveling to Qatar from the US with 4 pieces of luggage, but the weight exceeds 23 kg. Is there a pooling system? Will the airline allow us to take a 28-kg bag ...
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Will Custom Printed Luggage with QR Codes Confuse Airport Scanners?

I'm planning to order custom printed luggage to promote a business, and I'm considering incorporating a QR code for easy access to more information. I've read a question on StackExchange about issues ...
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First class travel from Paris to Göttingen by German ICE train - a few related questions

I'm traveling September 26 from Paris, France to Göttingen, Germany in the German train ICE, in its first class, as follows: My questions are: Is the 34 minute interchange at Karlsruhe enough time ...
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Lost luggage by Vueling, how to claim compensation?

Vueling lost my luggage. I'm trying to claim compensation for everything I had to buy for my whole week without luggage. However I did not find out how. There's a page https://www.vueling.com/en/...
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How can I help my airline deliver delayed luggage to me?

Roughly 10 days ago, I have travelled from Germany to China. Unfortunately, my checked suitcase was left behind. My ticket is booked via Hainan Airlines (HU); the flight comprised three legs: A ...
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Can I somehow look at my WorldTracer delayed luggage record from China?

tl;dr: I want to check/update information on a delayed piece of luggage, but am facing issues accessing the record on World Tracer. Roughly a week ago, I have travelled from Germany to China. ...
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US international arrival: At what point can or should you abandon your bags to catch a connection?

Inspired by this question: Minimum Layover Time for International Arrivals at Fort Lauderdale Intl. Airport Lets say you have a single ticket itinerary with a connection at the first port of entry in ...
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Rice in check in baggage

I am an Indian citizen, travelling from Chennai to Manila. Can I bring 20kgs of rice in check in baggage to Manila . Do I get any problem in customs.
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Taking bulky luggage (bicycle in a bag) on rail replacement service (SEV) BusSV300 Brennero->Innsbruck

I have booked a ticket for the connection Bologna -> Munich on August 12th, 2023, 11:52. This involves the EC84 train and the rail replacement bus BusSV300 from Brennero to Innsbruck. I would like ...
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Flight search by total cost including auxiliary fees

Recently airlines seem to have ratchetted up auxiliary fees to the point that the final price is often 50%-100% higher than the advertised price. The fees are primarily cabin baggage, checked baggage ...
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Adding bags to booking after outbound flight

I have a return flight booked with Aer Lingus. When I go to "Manage Booking" I can add bags to both legs of the flight. However, I'm unsure at the moment if I require 20 or 25kg for the ...
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Car Seat policy on Avianca

I'm flying Avianca, on international flight, Los Angeles to São Paulo (LAX-SAO), with a 3-year-old child. Can I check-in a car seat for free? Can I take a car seat with me in flight for free? I can't ...
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Travelling from Frankfurt airport to Mainz with lot of luggage

I will be flying into Frankfurt and from there and I need to travel to Mainz. I will be traveling with my family and we will have a considerable amount of luggage. Could anyone provide recommendations ...
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Mace allowed in checked bags on Avianca flights leaving the USA?

It seems a small container (under 4 oz) of Mace is allowed in checked baggage per the US TSA. But the Avianca site says it prohibits pepper sprays. It is not clear to me if Avianca is referring to ...
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