Questions tagged [luggage]

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Send luggage to a pick-up point and retrieve after 2 weeks

I would like to send a small suitcase ahead of me from Tokyo to Osaka. After I leave Tokyo myself, I will travel for 14 days before arriving in Osaka, so I can only pick up the luggage after that time....
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Do Cameroonian citizens need visas to transit through Suvarnabhumi airport (Bangkok)?

We made a single online booking from Shanghai to Yaounde, Cameroon. The connecting flight to Thailand is with Thai Airways TG665, which arrives at 9:15pm in Bangkok. We catch the next flight at 1am ...
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Baggage allowance with Air-Philippines from Manila - Ozamiz and Economy Supersaver ticket?

I have a flight ticket from Manila to Ozamiz flying with Philippine Airlines. The ticket class is Economy Supersaver. On this link I read that for a PAL domestic flight I can check in a piece of ...
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What are the pros & cons of locking zipper pulls to a lock embedded in the suitcase?

Many suitcases now have a built-in lock (often TSA-compliant) that attaches to the far end of the zipper pulls as shown in the image below. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of ...
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Retrieving Bags To Clear Customs/Lounge Access Upon Arrival

I will be travelling from NRT -> ORD -> EWR next year. When I land in ORD, will I need to retrieve my bags in order to clear US customs? Also, my flight from NRT to ORD is with JAL in business class, ...
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What to do after a claim for compensation is rejected

I had a flight with an airline company with one stop. The first flight was delayed more than 3 hours because of the crew cabin of the airline company, two of them have left the airplane and the ground ...
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Getting off at an international hidden city with checked bags? [duplicate]

Let's say I am currently in City A, having flown here from City C through City B (all in different countries). I have a return ticket back that goes A-->B-->C, and I want to get off in B. I've ...
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Checking luggage on a 3-leg journey

I am taking a vacation in the Maldives in November. I’m ticketed all the way through United and their Star Alliance partners. I’ll be starting the journey on United from Newark to Zurich. 4 hour ...
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Are adjustable monitor stands safe to pack in checked luggage?

I have a monitor and stand (HP ZR2240w) that I would like to take with me as part of an international move. The monitor stand is fairly heavy, and contains some kind of spring - it's not clear ...
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What is the baggage drop deadline for Eva Air at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) for international flights?

What is the baggage drop deadline at the check-in counter for Eva Air at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) for international flights (to SFO if that matters)? https://www.evaair.com/en-...
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Will there be an issue if I take 10 kilograms of yerba mate on an airplane?

Mate is a traditional South American infusion, which is not common and usually expensive in Europe. I'm travelling to France soon so I'm taking a bunch of it (the yerba mates leaves, not a liquid) for ...
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trolleys with exchangeable wheels [closed]

Hello dear travel community! I guess this is a common question around here, as I am almost certain traveling experts are generally looking specifically for what I am seeking after. Both my parter's ...
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Can I take new (still in their boxes) PC parts in my checked in luggage?

I am packing a motherboard, graphics card, RAM, power supply, chip, fans, SSD, and external hard drive which are ALL brand new still in their respective packages - packing them all inside my checked-...
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My checked through baggage got stuck in transit airport due to security reasons

I was flying A -> PEK -> B, where flights A -> PEK and PEK -> B are operated by different airline companies (Air China and Azerbaijan Airlines in my case). My baggage was checked through by carrier A ...
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CDG baggage claim before or after immigration?

I have a transfer in CDG (both in T1), but they are on separate tickets. I'm not entering the Schengen area, nor coming from it. Can I check baggage for my flight to CDG and collect it before ...
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How to upgrade my baggage on Qatar Airways

I'm travelling from Singapore to Europe on Qatar airways and would like to upgrade my luggage. How can this be done?
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Number of check-in Bags on Indigo Airlines?

I am flying from Delhi to Dublin by Indigo flight. I have a transit Istanbul, how many check in bags are permitted?
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Is VIP's Fairway Trolley (80cm) allowed for check-in for US trip in Etihad?

I'll be traveling to US next month via Etihad Airways. Etihad's baggage allowance policy states that "all check-in baggage must adhere to max dimensions 158 cm". I bought this VIP bag from Amazon (...
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Transporting lots of luggage at Luton airport

I'll be travelling from Luton airport next month, with a large amount of luggage, far too much for an ordinary luggage trolley. I'm sure I'm not the first person to have had this problem! Does Luton ...
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How does free baggage for Frequent Traveler status work?

I have gained Frequent Traveler status with Miles & More on my last travel. One of the benefits is additional free baggage. From Miles & More status comparison: Total amount of free ...
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Can I take a soft suitcase on Qatar Airways?

Are you allowed to take a soft suitcase on Qatar airways I have heard that some airports are starting to ban soft suitcases but I am not sure if this is true or not
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Travel to USA with a stuffed puppet

My wife and I are going to fly from Madrid to NY soon. We have a stuffed puppet we like to carry with us every time we travel. It is a small puppet, maybe 20cm tall. You can laugh as much as you want,...
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Baggage pick up in transit in Istanbul airport [closed]

I will be traveling by Atlasglobal and I'll have a connecting flight with IndiGo. Since these are two separate flights booked, Atlasglobal is not ready to book my checked in baggage directly to ...
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Sending luggage from Germany to the USA

I recently traveled via Asia to the US, only bringing necessities in my backpack. Now we left ~50kg luggage in Germany and would like to send that over. DHL offers a luggage service which is like ...
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Can I leave a large suitcase at TPE during a 4-hour layover, and pick it up 4.5 days later when I come back to TPE on my way to Taipei downtown?

Can I leave a large suitcase (~ 28.0 x 19.75 x 12.5 inches, i.e. 71.12 x 50.165 x 31.75 cm, and ~15 to 20kg) at TPE during a 4-hour layover, and pick it up 4.5 days later when I come back to TPE, so ...
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Purchasing a bottle of wine after security over 100 ml

We are flying Ryanair to and from Barcelona. We wanted to bring a bottle of wine or any other liquor as a gift. We do understand that, having only the standard small bag, we can only bring a limit of ...
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Conflicting reports of Hand Baggage allowance on British Airways (23 vs 7 kilos) [closed]

I'm going for a BA International Flight tomorrow (DEL - LR - YYZ). I remember reading that BA allows 7 kilograms in cabin luggage/carry-on, and it still says so on the e-Ticket which I got from the ...
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Change luggage with Ryanair

I just want to ask if I am going to fly with RyanAir but a friend ordered bag luggage 1 priority and 2 cabin bags, but I will have only 1 bag but bigger than 55 x 40 x 20 cm. How much it will change ...
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Can I check luggage for my wife if I have her boarding pass? [closed]

My wife and I are on our honeymoon in Malaysia. On our way out of the country, we would go to Istanbul. We had planned the following trip: 29 August evening: Kuala Lumpur --> Singapore 30 August ...
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What are possible reasons for baggage self drop not being available? [closed]

I am currently travelling from Dubrovnik Airport to Frankfurt by Lufthansa. After checking in, I wanted to use the self-drop counter because I hoped it would be faster. However, this was not possible. ...
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Connecting flights on different tickets, same PNR

I am travelling with China Southern Airlines on an itinerary that looks like this: Outbound: XXX – Beijing (PEK) Return, 14 days later: Shanghai (SHA) – Guangzhou (CAN) – XXX, where XXX is my home ...
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What are some tips and tricks for finding the cheapest flight when luggage and other fees are not revealed until far into the booking process?

I'm finding it ever more frustrating recently to compare and find the truly cheapest flights. Flight search engines are more and more useless as airlines game the system increasingly to list low ...
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Luggage storage at Amsterdam airport?

For my Moscow to Barcelona flight I planned an 8 hr layover in Amsterdam so I can do a quick genealogy errand there. Is there luggage storage at the Amsterdam airport?
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How to not forget things? [closed]

I travel a lot and I constantly forget various small items in the places I go. For instance, I recently left my travel adapter in a Starbucks and a few months ago I forgot many toiletries in an Airbnb....
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Ensuring duffel bag handles aren't caught in a conveyor belt

This website reads: Don’t Leave Any Loose Ends Be sure all of the compartments and pockets on your bag are securely zipped and fastened, and don’t leave anything hanging outside of it, such as ...
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Is it okay to carry a small titanium souvenir in baggage

So I made this small titanium miniature of Captain America shield for my girlfriend who's travelling to the US, she was wondering if they'll allow that in baggage/carry in. It's a small 38 mm dia ...
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Taking olive oil from Turkey to Germany in check-in luggage?

A friend of mine has relatives in Turkey who produce olive oil by themselves. Now he is travelling there to visit them and we are thinking about to get some of this delicious oil here on his way back. ...
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Checked baggages held in Minneapolis Airport Customs - not sure what to do?

We have returned from a family vacation in Europe on Aug 1st CDG->MSP->SEA We picked up our bags at MSP, went through border control and put them back on the Delta conveyor belt before taking our MSP-...
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Money in checked luggage

I accidentaly left money in my checked baggage flying from Germany to Brazil. It is something like 400 Euro. I realized this only as I was already flying. How often is the baggage X ray scanned? Is ...
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Fare baggage rules regarding tickets that are partially fulfilled by another airline

I am booking a return trip from the Middle East to the USA with a connection in the USA on the first direction, and a connection in Europe in the return flight. There are four flight legs in total, ...
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Phuket International-Domestic-International baggage transfer

I have booked a flight IST-HKT-BKK-HKG with single PNR. The first leg operated by Turkish airline and the other 2 are Thai airway. So where should i take my baggage?
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Assuring luggage isn't lost with short layover

I have a flight with Delta from Philadelphia to Atlanta (19:18 to 21:47), and then a flight with KLM from Atlanta to Amsterdam (22:40 to 12:55). I spoke with Delta and KLM and they said my luggage ...
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Qatar-SAS Baggage Checkin

I have a flight from Doha to London with Qatar Airways and then with SAS to Oslo. I just talked with Qatar helpdesk, they said that the baggage will only be checked-in till London. Both flights are on ...
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Luggage & transfer flight question, Hong Kong Airlines

Question: I’m wanting to catch a Hong Kong Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Bali, LAX > Hong Kong (HKG) > Bali (DPS). There is a transfer flight stop in Hong Kong with only 1 hour in between and ...
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What are my rights regarding a potential baggage delay?

In a few days, I will be traveling from San Francisco -> Helsinki -> Moscow (Sheremetyevo) with Finnair (economy class). A month ago passengers started to experience substantial delays to pick ...
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My Samsonite lock is jammed [closed]

My samsonite 325 F'lite lock won't flip over to opposite lid lip on the case. I have tried lubricating with wd40 to no avail. Can anyone help?
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Baggage policy Etihad or American Airline?

I'm travelling from Lahore to America with my stops being at Abu Dhabi, Rome, Dallas with my final destination being Manhattan, Kansas. I'm flying on Etihad till Rome and will change my airline to ...
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Storing luggage at Kunming Changshui Airport?

I am travelling to CCU India from LAX USA via China on China Eastern Airlines. My itinerary is as follows - LAX => PVG => KMG => CCU I have long layovers at PVG/KMG airports, but I was informed ...
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Booking with Third Party Sites

So I found a flight on skyscanner for British Airways that I've been eyeing for quite a while. However, it is a basic economy ticket which means that it doesn't come with a checked bag and seat ...
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Can I meet my friend during a connecting flight? (LHR)

So I am traveling to Paris from NYC, but I have a layover at Heathrow for about seven hours. I wanted to meet up with one of my close friends during the layover. We are not going to leave the airport- ...