Questions tagged [luggage]

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My someone tell lock is jammed [on hold]

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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How stringent is Pegasus Airlines' policy on carry-on luggage?

I'm planning a trip with Pegasus (AMS->SAW->TLV) and was wondering how stringent their cabin/carry-on luggage policy is: Would they call a medium-sized backpack (doesn't stick above your shoulders) ...
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Which tracker can reliably and accurately track luggage?

In the movies, we often see a small device placed on something or someone which then allows the device to be tracked to its location or even while moving. It would be fantastic to have a similar thing ...
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I’m trying to figure out what the it’s going to cost me for 1-2 extra bags on Qatar Airways [on hold]

I’m traveling from America to South Africa in one month. And I’m flying with Qatar Airways. I will have 1-2 extra bags with me and I want to know what the average cost will be per bag. I’m a student ...
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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 bring photocopy machine the amount of value RS.30000. pay custums duty or not sir [duplicate]

I am going to Thiruchirapalli, India from Singapore. Can I bring this Photocopy Machine valued at ₹30000. Do I need to pay customs duty?
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Pre-clearance and Baggage

I will be travelling from Lahore to Abu Dhabi to Rome to Dallas to Manhattan KS. The flights are booked in a single ticket with my airline changing from Etihad to American Airlines in Rome. I wanted ...
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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- ...
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Mobile phones in luggage at Heathrow [closed]

I'm going to the Philippines from Heathrow UK and as all Filipinos when we go home we always buy stuff for our families back home. I was thinking to have with me in my hand carry four mobile phones ...
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Does Lufthansa weigh your carry on luggage?

I will soon be travelling to Europe, flying Lufthansa, and was wondering about the weight of my carry-on luggage. In my experiences of travelling in Asia, I've never had my carry-on bag weighed, even ...
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Can I carry a powerbank of 10000 mAh capacity in a Turkish Airlines flight to Germany?

I'm travelling to Germany from Bangladesh (transit at Istanbul) on a Turkish Airlines flight. I wonder if I can carry a powerbank of 10000mAH in cabin luggage.
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Customs and luggage clearance, international flights via USA

I have been checking for similar questions for the past 2 hours but I could not find a reply. I am really sorry if this has been asked before. With the following itinerary: Cancun, Mexico (CUN) to ...
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Will glucose meter strips be safe in the Airplane Cargo Hold?

I will be taking my glucose meter strips with me and need to know if they will be safe in the cargo area.
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Confused by Condor baggage policy and weigh-ins

My girlfriend and I are flying Condor for the first time next week; it'll be my first international flight, and so I don't know entirely what to expect. We heard that Condor mostly managed to avoid ...
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Airline (Air Caraibes) refuses to compensate for baggage delay - what are my options?

Context On the 19th January 2019, I flew from ORY (Paris Orly - France) to PTP (Pointe à Pitre - French Caribbean) with Air Caraibes. The flight got delayed (2h42 according to the company) and once ...
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Do I have to re-check luggage on connecting flight?

My first flight will be from Amsterdam to Frankfurt , and then from Frankfurt to Newark . Is it necessary to reclaim my luggage or is it done for me ?
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Luggage scale at Heathrow Airport (Terminal 4)

Does anyone know whether there is a luggage scale/facility at Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 or not? Thank you so much.
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Pros/Cons for horizontal or vertical cabin trollies [closed]

There are two types of trollies, ones that are more vertical and ones that are more horizontal: Photos of both types can be seen at horizontal trolley and vertical trolley. I would like to know if ...
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Luggage allowance of Megabus UK

I have a trip from Exeter to London, traveling by Megabus. My luggage is quite heavy, around 25kg as I come back to my country so there's a lot of things to pack. Do they charge my luggage because it ...
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Can I take a sex-toy on plane through UAE?

I will be traveling from Australia to Austria, transferring in Abu Dhabi. Is it alright for me to bring a vibrator in the check-in luggage, or are there laws against that? It is approximately 17cm ...
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Excess baggage for economical prepositioning (London/Denver)

I wanna ship camping gear to/from London/Denver in August/sept rather rent/leave there - don't know where I'll be staying yet - I would like to ship and have in place 2 weeks before I leave (...
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Connecting flights baggage movement at ORD [duplicate]

I and my spouse (both senior citizens) are travelling at the end of June with the following itinerary: (Etihad EY255): Kolkata (CCU) to Abu Dhabi (AUH). (Etihad EY151): Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Chicago (...
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Can TSA open regular suitcase combination locks? How?

I just flew back from the USA, and found a TSA notice in my suitcase that it had been inspected. I could tell that they checked a couple of items, but thankfully nothing was removed or damaged. Now ...
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TSA didn't relock my bag after they opened it. How can I lock it?

Flying in the US, my bag was opened by TSA, and TSA didn't relock it. Now, whatever combo I enter, the bag remains unlocked. It's a combo lock with a TSA compliant keyhole. TSA didn't break the lock, ...
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Do I recheck baggage at stopovers MCI-SEA-ICN-SGN? Delta and Korean Air

We booked a flight via Travelocity for my stepson to return home to Vietnam in October 2019. He will travel from MCI to SEA and then another Delta flight from SEA to ICN and finally from ICN to SGN on ...
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Protect fragile items with biodegradable foam packing in a flight checked luggage

Someone is planning to bring fragile items (eg. glass bottle, steel bar, lamp, or electronics without Lithium battery) in a flight checked luggage. That person tries to protect those fragile items ...
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Luggage policy for “Trans-Island Limousine” buses from HK to mainland China

I'm planning on taking one of these routes with Trans-Island Limousine from HK to mainland China. In this PDF, it seems that item 5 specifies that passengers are limited to one luggage of size 25"x16"...
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Do I need to collect luggage if transiting through São Paulo from Johannesburg to Lima?

I am flying via São Paulo to Lima, departing from Johannesburg. My layover in Sao is now over 12 hours due to an airline schedule change. I want to book the transit hotel, but am not sure if my ...
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Where to leave luggage in the Yucatan peninsula?

I will be traveling around the south of México. Mostly using ADO Bus to move between cities. The places where I am staying don't have a place to leave luggage. I read ADO bus stations have lockers, ...
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jigsaw puzzle carrier

I have a 1000 piece puzzle I want to put in my checked bag. It is a roll pack with an inflatable part that must stay inflated to roll the puzzle and keep it in place. Can I put this in my checked ...
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Can I opt out of checking carry-on at the gate?

The other day I was one of the last passengers to board a (domestic US) flight, and my carry-on bag was checked at the gate without asking. I suppose this was due to lack of space in overhead bins (...
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Baggage transfer in Beijing?

I am confused as to how to ensure my baggage is checked through while in international transit, but with two bookings. My office booked me a return flight from South Africa (where I am) to Beijing. ...
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Checking baggage through to final destination, Canada to US?

I'm a Canadian citizen, traveling from Canada to the US. I have a 5-hour layover in Toronto where I will continue to Minneapolis. Will I need to claim my baggage to take it through customs at YYZ? If ...
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Transferring Muscat on two different Airlines

I will be traveling from Doha to Dubai via Muscat on 2 different airlines Qatar Airways & Swiss Airlines. I have a transit time of 1:50 at around 10:00pm. Since these are on separate tickets and ...
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Plastic boxes on easyjet?

I'm moving house and I need to use easyjet to do it. I've booked 3 pieces of luggage, and I'm wondering, would a plastic box like this be allowable? In the past I've had a good experience with ...
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Check in luggage on flights between London and Edinburgh

I have checked 5 flights between London and Edinburgh. All of them says Check in baggage 0 kgs, Cabin baggage 10 kgs. Is this the case for every flight between these two places?
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Luggage Allowance - Averaging the weight - El Al

I'm flying with El Al and am taking 3 suitcases. Do they allow for averaging the weight allowance across the suitcases? The allowance for each suitcase is 23 kg. One of my suitcases is around 25kg, ...
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Where are carry-on bags checked at gate stored?

I frequently hear gate agents announce that they are looking for volunteers to check their carry on bags. After the flight, there is sometimes a line in the jet bridge, supposedly waiting for their ...
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Dubai airport transit from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1

We are a group of four Indian citizens, travelling from Prague (Czech Republic) to Trivandrum via Dubai International Airport. Our flight from Prague to Dubai is with Czech Airlines and then we change ...
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Economy / Tourism R and T - Cabin Baggage

I bought tickets for an in Europe flight via an online tour operator and got Economy / Tourism R and Economy / Tourism T as fares The airline company clearly states there is not checked in baggage ...
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Vueling baggage

I am travelling from santorini to paris with 4 of my family members (5 in total) on "Vueling Airlines" . We have bought three luggage weighing 20kg, 20kg and a 15 kg respectively. So we have 55kgs in ...
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What does 1 piece baggage mean?

I booked my ticket from Alitalia. On the ticket it says 1 piece for baggage. Does this mean I have 1 checked baggage and 1 hand-baggage?
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Long layover in London with change in airport

I have a flight from Mumbai to Toronto with British Airways with a 18 hr layover in London where I also have to change airports. My itinerary looks like this (all times are local): BOM-LHR dep on ...
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Lufthansa and transfer to flight on Sun Express

I am travelling to Imir from BHX with Lufthansa and will change flights in Munich. Lufthansa have changed the Munich to Izmir flight to Sun Express, their partner airline. My question is - do I have ...
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Does easyJet allow a “personal item”?

Standard hand luggage policy for most airlines allows a "single" carry-on bag of (roughly) 50 x 40 x 20cm, "plus a personal item". The baggage allowance for easyJet however makes no mention of a '...
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Skiplagged - Beijing to USA destination

So I leave from Beijing going to (for example) LA USA. Using Skiplagged, the routing puts me as a final destination of Las Vegas. So... BEIJING > LA > LV Skiplagged claims you should not check ...
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Hard-case suitcase, that doesn't open at the side

I am looking for a hard-case, light-weight bag like the one pictured, however with a zipper on top (the yellow line) rather than at the side. This would allow to open the bag without using a lot of ...
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Can I leave a US airport to deliver gifts from my Checked In Baggage?

Let's say I have a ticket that goes from cities X->Y->Z. City Y is in the US and I have to clear customs here. Z is another city that I am trying to get to. The usual process is that I go to customs,...