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Reclaiming Checked Baggage

Does the location mentioned in baggage receipt that's pasted behind the boarding pass indicate whether you will have to recalim your baggage at that location and NOT at the location where you wait(...
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Checked bag transfer at Zurich

Flying to Milan via Zurich on UA52: is 1hour enough for checked bag transfer?
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Can I bring non-prescribed medication to South Korea?

When travelling, I like to bring a few non-prescribed medications with me just in case I ever need them, such as aspirin/paracetamol/ibuprofen, diarrhoea/sickness tablets, and sleeping tablets. I will ...
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Can you check bags through to final destination on two separately booked tickets, on Turkish Airways?

Can you check bags through to final destination on Turkish Airways?
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Does bought duty-free count towards cabin luggage allowance?

Some airports will carry your duty-free after gate check like in the US, but some won't and just give it to you right at purchase However, there are some articles that are quite sizable due to how ...
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Multi leg flight for two people from Asia to the US, second person doesn’t show up to second leg, what happens to baggage?

I tried looking for this scenario here, but I haven’t found anything the answers the entirety of the question yet. Sorry if it is a duplicate and I couldn’t find it! We’re traveling from Asia to the ...
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Do I need visa to recheck bags at Riyadh?

I am a Pakistani student with a valid UK residence permit and Netherlands permit. I am transiting through Riyadh airport and have to transfer my bags myself. My layover is 8 hours and I have the ...
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Suitcase check-in online

We booked United ticket from Detroit to Newark. We couldn’t book suitcase transport online. How can I book transportation for a bag larger than cabin size?
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Accessing the content of your check-in baggage in baggage claim at an international airport

I recently returned to the U.S. from a business trip. I claimed my bag at the baggage claim area. As this was an international flight, I was on the arrival side of customs. Still a secure area or ...
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Hi can I bring a sex toys to Dubai? I will put in checked in baggage [duplicate]

Can I bring a sex toys in dubai? I will place it in checked in luggage
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Does traveling without checked-in luggage increase the odds that a standby passenger gets into their flight?

I read on https://flybytheseatofourpants.com/flying-on-a-buddy-pass/: Travel Light. Traveling on standby means you might not get on a flight. Checking bags to your final destination can be ...
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Will a Samsonite Laptop Backpack/Wh be considered a hand luggage on Lufthansa?

I have a flight with Lufthansa Airlines, a basic economy flight from Frankfurt to Montreal. I ask if a bag of a type Samsonite Laptop Backpack/Wh is allowed on the plane, knowing that its dimensions ...
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Gatwick Airport bag-drop information (WizzAir, South Terminal)?

I am looking for information on how to check my luggage at Gatwick Airport (flying with WizzAir). I can't find much and the airports official page (https://www.gatwickairport.com/at-the-airport/flying-...
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What does "work backpack" for hand baggage mean?

ITA Airways hand baggage policy states : ITA SpA also lets you bring an accessory of your choice from the following: Handbag Work backpack Laptop computer I am confused about what does work ...
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Does international-to-domestic connection in Canada require baggage claim and drop-off followed by CATSA pre-board security? [closed]

Consider a passenger with a connecting flight itinerary X->Y->Z, where X is an airport outside of Canada, and Y and Z are two airports in Canada. In other words, at airport Y the passenger has ...
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Lost luggage, no tag receipts

How do I convince Swissport (at Boston Logan airport) to let me look for my lost bags? (Swissport handles baggage at Boston). I checked in 3 bags for a multi-hop flight to Boston from Europe using ...
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Forgot to pass through customs

Is it possible I missed customs? My flight was from my home country to MIA, then to JG in Ohio. As it stands, upon landing in MIA, I passed through immigration, and then baggage claim just fine. ...
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Manchester-London-Tel Aviv. Chance of cancellation of first leg? Safe to check bags through?

We plan to fly with British Airways from Manchester to London and on to Tel Aviv on 11 Aug 22. The following issues worry us. Is it likely that the Man - LHR flight be cancelled because of congestion ...
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Backpacks 27lt on board?

I am looking into buying a bag-pack with laptop container. I see some that mention 27lt or 26lt and I was wondering if there would be an issue having them on board on a plane. If I recall correctly I ...
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What happens if I carry an item for someone else when entering Singapore and do not know what it contains? [closed]

I read on https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard (the quote can be seen when filling in the forms): If you are bringing in any item, or carrying an item for someone else, but you do not know what ...
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Steps Travelling from Canada to Spain with a stopover at US (YVR-EWR-PMI)

I am a Canadian citizen travelling from Vancouver Canada to Mallorca Spain. There is a stop over at Newark airport in US. (YVR > EWR > PMI and PMI > EWR > YVR) back. I am wondering if ...
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What's the closest 24/7 luggage locker in or around Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)?

The only luggage lockers I could find in Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) are currently not 24/7 (reduced hours or closed due to COVID-19). What's the closest 24/7 luggage locker from Singapore Changi ...
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storing medications in checked baggage

I have medication that should not be stored in temperatures below 59 degrees or above 86 degrees (F) - can these be put in my checked luggage? This is Lodocaine/prilocaine
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How are lost baggage handled for two different flights?

I am travelling on two separate tickets, one of which is international. If my baggage is delayed for the in country flight, what are my options?
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There is tear in my nylon luggage as in the picture. How would you repair this?

There is a small tear in the corner of my nylon luggage. How should I patch it up? Can i use super glue to glue it? Besides the tear, everything else functions perfectly so I don't want to create more ...
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If one must retrieve one's checked bag during a layover, is that indicated on the checked bag's tags/stickers?

Assume a passenger takes a flight with a layover. They check in a bag, which they are told they must retrieve during their layover. Is the fact that the checked bag must be retrieved during their ...
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Emirates rules regarding cabin baggage and notebooks

Soon I will take a flight with Emirates, my cabin baggage limit is 7kg. I didn't find a list (if exists) of items you can carry with you outside the cabin baggage. I will take with me two notebooks, ...
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Moving to Netherlands from Kazakhstan with my PC

I will be flying to Amsterdam from Nur-Sultan with a connecting leg in Warsaw. The airline is LOT Polish airlines on both legs. I was thinking to bring my PC with me to Amsterdam. My plan is to carry ...
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What to do in case of Lost/Delayed baggage

Here is what happened Flying from Atlanta, US to Amman, Jordan through Air Canada Having an extra bag, Air Canada charged me $100 for the extra bag in the way to the airplane they asked if they can ...
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Do I need to check out my luggage if I exit the airport during transit?

I'm traveling to USA and I'm seeing a few flights that have long layovers. For eg : 10h in AUH or 17h in LHR. I was considering exiting the airport with a transit visa. But do I have to check out my ...
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Tracking a bag with luggage label to a person

Unfortunately, after getting off the bus from the airport, my luggage was not present. However, a different bag was left in the bus. This bag has a luggage tag, and traveled on the same day. I suspect ...
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What is non-personal luggage in the eyes of EU customs?

The French EU Customs brochure (mirror) states: Les bagages personnels sont ceux que le voyageur présente au service des douanes lors de son arrivée. Il s’agit aussi des bagages que le voyageur ...
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Can I bring Philippine mangoes into France via checked-in luggage?

Can I bring Philippine mangoes to France without fuss (i.e. no need for some authority to inspect it) via checked-in luggage? If so, what is the maximum weight that I can bring? I did my due diligence ...
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Carrying multivitamins and health supplements from India to UK in check-in baggage

I had bought a year's stock of multivitamins and health supplements (Fish oil capsules, Coronil, etc.) in Jan 22. All are in their original packages. I would be going from India to UK via Dubai/Abu ...
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Does every airport have a luggage locker?

It may sound like a silly question but does every airport have a luggage locker? I want to travel to Alicante (Spain) and I am wondering if there is any luggage locker where my notebook can fit. I ...
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BOS>DOH>MEL>ADL, baggage and customs questions

I'm an American citizen without much experience traveling internationally. I have a long international flight originating in Boston, USA, going through Doha, Qatar to Melbourne, Australia then to ...
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Where can I see how long it took for checked-in luggage to be made available at the baggage reclaim area for past flights?

I'd like to estimate how long it will take me to leave the airport. If I have checked-in luggage and the immigration is smooth or absent (e.g., domestic flights), the bottleneck is typically waiting ...
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Can I bring a suitcase on the Intercity train from Amsterdam to Groningen?

I'm traveling to the Netherlands this summer for a week, and I'll be landing at the Amsterdam Airport. To go to Groningen, I'd have to take the Intercity train for 2 hours. Should I buy the tickets in ...
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Can I travel with a suitcase full of condoms?

Let’s say I want to bring only thousands of condoms in my suitcase when traveling. Doesn’t matter if it’s with me on the plane or sent separately. Will I get in trouble for being suspected of ...
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International travel with IC (integrated circuit) chips

I will so travel with some ICs to Europe from the USA soon. I am going to Europe for a research visit and I need those ICs there. I am not sure if this will create some problems for me during security ...
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Sending unaccompanied bag from one German City to Another by Train

I will fly in internationally to Frankfurt and then to Stuttgart via Deutsche Bahn. Then after a few days in Stuttgart I have to fly from Stuttgart to Berlin for a short business meeting and then to ...
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What's Singapore Airlines' recheck luggage policy for international transit/stopover/layover at Singapore Changi Airport?

Assume a multi-city flight between 3 airports was purchased on https://www.singaporeair.com with an international transit/stopover/layover at Singapore Changi Airport of x hours. What's Singapore ...
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Can I bring 10 Wrist watches in my carryon for a US domestic flight?

I am traveling from Fort Myers Florida to Chicago Illinois. I have approximately 10 collector wrist watches in cases. Can they be put in my carry-on bag with me on the plane?
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How to prevent damp items from getting gross in luggage

I occasionally travel for the weekend to a location 3 hours away by car. I have some toiletry items that I've often had to pack lightly damp, and despite me trying to take them out right when I arrive ...
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Can I take an ant on a plane from Albania to a EU country?

This might be a weird question, but as an antkeeper I'm curious about any rules regarding bringing ants on a plane. In this particular case: on a flight from Albania to Belgium, but any broader answer ...
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Is there a limit as to what distance airlines deliver delayed baggage?

Suppose I've self-arranged a connection through a given airport (connecting journey ticketed separately), and have checked baggage with me. I've made sure to do the usual things when booking a self-...
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Domestic to International Flight bag transfer. Delta to Neos

I have a flight from Cleveland (Delta) to JFK. Then JFK to Milan Italy. How does 2 check in bags work from Delta to Neos? What is the weight limit and what is the cost over 50 lbs? Do I have to go ...
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Delayed baggage is here but not available to pick up

I just flew Milan (MXP) - Paris (CDG) - Boston (BOS) with Air France and once landed in BOS, I got the news that my baggage "didn't make it" and that I should have claimed a missing baggage ...
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Can't passengers of a car going through a Sentri lane bring their own luggage?

I read on https://expediteq.com/index.php?option=com_sppagebuilder&view=page&id=18 (mirror): A car can only use the SENTRI lane if all passengers (including children and infants) have a valid ...
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Accidentally left luggage abroad, and it's going to get shipped to me by a friend. Do I need to pay customs on getting my stuff back?

I spent some times in America in November but unfortunately, because of some logistical troubles (involving a forgetful friend), I had to leave without my main luggage. I'm hoping to get reunited with ...
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