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Questions tagged [luggage]

Number of bags, cases and containers which hold a traveller's articles during transit. Prefer a more specific tag (see `tag info`) where relevant.

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Where can you leave your luggage at the Los Angeles Airport?

Do you know where you can store your luggage by LAX Airport in Los Angeles?
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Taking prescription medication on carry on luggage

I want to bring prescription medication aboard my plane tomorrow. Do I need to put it in a ziplock bag? Or can I just put it in its original container and that would be fine?
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How to handle checked baggage when transiting international to domestic at DEL?

There are a couple of questions on this forum that address international transfers at Delhi airport, and whether checked luggage has to be reclaimed in the process or not. This answer links to ...
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Camping stove on a plane?

Can I bring a camping stove (without fuel) on a (domestic or international) jet, either in checked baggage, carry-on, or some other means?
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How can I cheaply transport lots of baggage when travelling domestically in India when coming in or going out on an international flight?

I'm planning to travel to India from an international destination, and leaving back to the same international destination. My airline allows me to check two bags weighing 50 pounds each, and I plan to ...
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Three-leg flight: when do I pick up my checked-in luggage?

The flight is Zürich -> Dubai -> Sydney -> Adelaide. Do I have to pick up my checked-in luggage in Sydney and check it in again before Adelaide?
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Can baggage scanners see through an aluminum suitcase?

For the sake of specificity, let's say the Away Aluminum Edition. But I'm asking about aluminum luggage in general. My logic is: you have to remove a tablet or laptop. so even a relatively thin metal ...
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Codeshare flight baggage policy

I was traveling from Vienna (VIE) to Paris (CDG) to Hong Kong in Dec. The ticket was issued by Air France; however, the first leg from VIE-CDG was operating by Austrian Airlines, with codeshare flight ...
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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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Baggage handling and transit at Tokyo Narita

I am an Indian passport holder and will be traveling from Calgary (YYC) to Mumbai with a transit at Narita with a 21 hour layover. 1. Will I be able to get a transit visa on arrival or is it essential ...
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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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Can I put food in my hold luggage for flying?

Am I allowed to take food items (specifically: porridge, rice, pasta, cereal bars, nuts, chocolate, nutella, golden syrup, regular butter, and peanut butter) on my flight with me if they are stored in ...
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How to get Delta/KLM to allow excess baggage for nonprofit charity to Uganda?

Does anyone know how I can get the extra baggage fee waived for materials I am taking to Uganda to a school/orphanage? I am the E.D. for a U.S. nonprofit, and it seems that we should be able to get ...
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Best way to dispose of a carry-on bag in Hong Kong airport?

An odd question, I know. I'm expecting to arrive with a full-size carry-on, containing some stuff I brought on the flight but don't want to carry any further, some stuff I'll transfer into my main ...
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Can I bring this metal cookware in my checked luggage?

Can I bring those metal cake decorating turntables, and metal pastry tubes, in my checked luggage on a plane? These things are metal and pretty sharp.
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Why is it that the small barcode on the stickers placed on one's check-in bags generally cannot be accessed by airport staff after 72 hours?

I read on https://www.ausbt.com.au/this-simple-trick-helps-ensure-your-suitcase-arrives-on-the-belt (mirror): Even if you do attach a bingo [= small barcode sticker on one's check-in bags or on the ...
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How can I open and reset the combination lock on my suitcase, I have forgotten the combination [duplicate]

How can I reset the combination and open my suitcase? I have forgotten the origanal combination.
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What's the point in placing small barcode stickers on one's check-in bags?

When checking in bags at the airport, the front desk agent typically places small barcode stickers on the checked bags. If using self-service check-ins, the printed luggage tags often come with a few ...
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Does leaving mini-bag-tag stickers on your luggage confuse airport bagging handling?

It used to be quite a tradition to keep stickers from destinations you'd been on your luggage after your travels, rather than ripping them off, building up souvenirs over time. This seems to me like a ...
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Turkish Airlines Oversize baggage

Travelling from the US, I am allowed to carry 2 pieces of luggage. I am checking a guitar as one. The guitar case is 12 cm over the maximum dimensions. I was told they cannot tell me until I arrive at ...
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Baggage Transfer from Incheon to Gimpo

I arrive at Incheon on Asiana from London and then have a flight from Gimpo to Haneda 3.5 hours later, also on Asiana. Is this transfer time enough and will Asiana check my baggage all the way ...
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Are holidays booked with easyJet entitled to have more cabin baggage allowance than flight only?

Are easyJet holiday bookings passengers entitled to more allowance on cabin carry on than flight only passengers?
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Transit through Australia, different carriers - go through immigration?

I bought a ticket from Fiji to Europe from Cathay airlines but it involves both Cathay and air Pacific. I stop over at Sydney from Suva. I don't need a transit visa but need to recheck my baggage from ...
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Transit at Munich Airport terminal 2 on 2 different tickets

I have 2 different tickets where I would be flying into Munich Airport Terminal 2 at 7:55am on Singapore Airlines and transiting to a 12:45pm Lufthansa flight to Rome. I would like to know if there is ...
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Cardboard boxes on AeroMexico

I am going from San Jose Costa Rica to Mexico City for a few days. I want to buy some talavera tiles and planters. Will I be able to ship them as checked baggage in a cardboard box with Aeromexico? ...
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Qatar Airways - 1 litre empty stainless steel water bottle through the security checkpoint

Is a 1 liter empty stainless steel water bottle allowed to be carried through the security checkpoint? I've just read this question (and gave a look at the answers) which is only about plastic. The ...
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Connection time at Newark Liberty Intl Airport

I will be flying into Newark on United from SFO, flight arrives 9:35pm in Terminal C. I have a Norwegian flight to London from Terminal B at 12:15am. Norwegian Air told me the check-in desk closes ...
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What are the excess baggage fees on Qatar Airways flights from the US to Africa?

I am traveling from the US to Entebbe this week with Qatar Airways and I expect my baggage to be overweight. Now I am confused at the applicable rate for excess baggage. Is it $40 per kg in the table ...
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Buy a second seat in order to bring an extra bag?

We're trying to get from Krakow to London in order to fly home on Virgin this summer. AFAIK all the intra-Europe flights share the same luggage policy: 20-25kg max luggage weight per passenger, with a ...
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Baggage checking when travel via SFO [duplicate]

I am travelling from Chennai to Portland, USA via San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Do I need to collect my baggage at SFO and re-check it before boarding the flight to Portland?
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What does an 'X' mark on my checked-in luggage mean at Mumbai Airport exactly?

When I got down at Mumbai, my bag was marked 'X'. A few other peoples' bags were also similarly marked. What does it mean actually ? I had to tell them what I had in my bag and also open and show ...
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Can I carry a removed from service Cessna 182 propeller from the US to Russia?

I want to bring a gift to my buddy in Russia, and he's very much into aviation, so I found a defective aluminum Cessna propeller for him. It fits the luggage and the airline accepts it, but I'm ...
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American TSA locks in Australia

I'm about to travel through Australia, and I'd like to use my American TSA-openable locks on my luggage. I'm not sure if I should, though, or if I'm just inviting Australian authorities to damage my ...
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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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Is it safe to knowingly buy an oversized (67-inch) suitcase? Are size limits enforced?

This question is regarding check-in, not carry-on, baggage. I'm considering buying a very spacious suitcase measuring 31 x 21 x 15 inches, for a total of 67 inches. This is greater than the 62-inch ...
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Etihad Airways has a new baggage policy

For economy class, you can have two pieces of checked luggage, each weighing 23kg. Instead, can you have one piece of checked luggage that weighs around 30kg, or would it not comply with Etihad's new ...
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Not flying all legs of a flight with checked bags

I am scheduled on a return flight to fly from Ft Lauderdale to Birmingham AL through Atlanta and will be checking a bag. My son needs me to babysit in Atl on the day we are connecting through and ...
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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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Carrying frozen raw meat in checked in baggage

I traveled with Oman air from GOA to Muscat on 20/1/2019. I had raw meat with me, frozen and packed in a cool box in my checked in luggage. The Oman air staff did not allow me to carry it, hence I ...
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Rules for Foldable Duffle Bags

I would like to use a Foldable duffle bag instead of a fixed dimension travel bag with wheels. I want to know Are they allowed? What are the rules apply for duffle bags? Any heads up points I ...
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Collecting bag at MSP

I used to live in Rapid city, and recently moved to Minneapolis. My wife went to India, before i moved. Her first port of entry is MSP. Can she get the baggage at MSP, and exit the airport without ...
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Confused about Etihad baggage policy

I recently booked a flight to Germany on Etihad Airways. I have been reading their FAQ and I am a little confused about their baggage policy. This is what is stated on their website: Can someone help ...
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What should you do with your house keys while traveling a short time?

House keys are a strange item for me to deal with when traveling. You need to take so you can lock up, and you need them when you return, but for the whole trip they are unneeded. So unlike credit ...
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Baggage rule for international traveller on domestic flight

I will be travelling from Minneapolis to Chicago on a domestic flight to catch an international flight to India. What rule will be applied for my baggage from Minneapolis to Chicago?
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Is there any regulation on how much shock a checked-in baggage can receive when traveling by plane?

Is there any regulation on how much shock a checked-in baggage can receive when traveling by plane? If not, do some airports/airlines have some commitments or guidelines on it?
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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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One ticket, two airlines, bags not checked to final destination

Who is responsible for compensating me for my rebooked ticket to Istanbul? My return ticket(see attachment) booked through Expedia UK on a single itinerary was on two different airlines. Aeromexico ...
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Baggage Allowance with Qatar Economy (N) class?

I am confused on Qatar Baggage Allowance, my onward journey from India to Germany was 30K with class Economy / O and my return from Germany to India Economy / N Class and baggage allowance mentioned ...
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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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What colors can be used on the edging strips of airport bag tags?

I know that green edging strips are used on bag tags for flights originating in the EU. Some (but not all) of the tags on bags I've checked in Malaysia have had orange edging - what does that signify? ...