Questions tagged [luggage]

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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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How to not forget things? [on hold]

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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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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Bag drop closed earlier than specified delay on ticket. I had to change flights with a fee. Can I get compensated?

I was initially due to fly Brussels Airlines out of New York JFK airport. I found the bag drop counter 75 minutes before the scheduled departure. On my boarding pass received by e-mail, the posted bag ...
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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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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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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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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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Ryanair - Gate bag after November 1, 2018

Ryanair introduced its carry-on bag policy from November 2018. I assumed that I can take only 1 small bag. On their website they write: If non-priority customers want to bring a 2nd bigger (wheelie)...
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Ryanair baggage - taking more than 1 bag

I have bought Ryanair baggage up to 20kg. Can I take/give two bags which total weight does not exceed 20kg? Related question: Can I check in more than one bag with Qatar Airways?
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Confused about Ryanair cabin bag policy

Here's a quote from the Ryanair website: What you CAN bring on board All passengers are entitled to bring 1 small personal bag on board which must fit under the seat in front of you (35cm x ...
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Ryanair's 2019 “small bag” allowance vs sizer (confusing)

Ryanair's new policies (in force since November 2018) allow only one "small bag" for passenger (unless he purchases priority or other extras). However, I'm confused about its sizes. The official ...
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Would Ryanair tolerate a 15.6" laptop case as a second hand luggage?

Ryanair recently changed the luggage rules allowing a second small bag: One cabin bag weighing up to 10 kg with maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm, plus 1 small bag up to 35 x 20 x 20 cms may ...
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How does the new Ryanair luggage policy work?

The following might sound like a silly question, but I'm totally confused. I haven't flown with Ryanair in at least a year and apparently the luggage policy has changed since then. Previously it was ...
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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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Checking luggage for minor I'm not traveling with

My parents are flying through my local airport and my 5 year old daughter is joining them on their journey from there. My parents and daughter have their itineraries "connected". I'll be checking ...
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How can we recheck luggage without leaving the transit area because of visa issues?

My wife is Philippine national and needs a visa for a lot of countries. When she came to live with me in Aruba, I booked 3 different tickets: Cebu to Shenzhen (China), Shenzhen to Brussels (Belgium), ...
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Ryanair check-in luggage sizes

Ryanair recently changed the rules regarding luggage and created a new category. A 10Kg luggage to check in. I can't find the sizes though. Does someone know the maximum dimensions for check in ...
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does Calafia airlines allow a personal item?

They allow; Carry on luggage 10 kg Size: 108 linear cm (45 cm x 38 cm x 25 cm) but nothing said about a personal item. Most do but....
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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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Can I carry plant saplings while I travel from Ireland to India via London Heathrow airport?

I'd like to know if I'm allowed to carry plant saplings and seeds in my check-in luggage when I travel to India via London Heathrow. I was not able to find the information from Airline site. I will ...
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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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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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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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Can I bring my desktop computer as check-in baggage on a flight?

I am moving from Malaysia to the US, and planning to bring my desktop computer with me. I plan to pack it in my checked-in luggage. Will the computer risk being damaged? Any precaution should I take ...
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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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Do Etihad airways take dimensions of the check in baggage seriously?

I am planning to travel with Etihad Airways (Economy) to the US. I have a check-in bag of dimensions 72cm x 45cm x 30cm and it weighs less than 23 kgs. However, on the Etihad website, they have ...
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Can I bring empty bullet shell casings (spent ammo) in checked luggage on an international flight?

I am on vacation in Russia and was given several spent .38 bullet shell casings as a souvenir. They were fired recently and presumably still have residue on them. I'll be flying domestic within ...
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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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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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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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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 ...