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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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About luggage details in doha airport

I am travelling from Berlin to trivandrum in qatar airways and i have 1 day tranait in doha. Do i need to collect the luggage from doha or it directly goes to next flight?
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Travelling from Winnipeg to YVR to Haneda to Sydney, multiple airlines — Can I through-check baggage?

Going to be travelling to Sydney in May from Winnipeg. It'll be an Air Canada flight from Winnipeg to Vancouver, then ANA Airlines to Haneda to Sydney. Am I able to through-check from Winnipeg's ...
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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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Custom related for arrival from Paris to Vancouver via Montreal

My grandson is returning home to Vancouver from Paris via Montreal , all with AC. Does he have to pickup his suitcase in Montreal and go through Customs or can he check in his luggage directly to ...
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TSA lock reset button stuck and now lock button is also stuck

I have a VIP skybag (I believe this does not matter). It has a 3-number TSA lock built into the suitcase. I know the combination to unlock, let's say it's 345. Recently it was locked and while there ...
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Soft-shell spinner suitcase with brakes (and external side pockets)? Does it exist?

I have found several hard-shell spinner (i.e., 4 wheeled) suitcases with brakes (e.g. from European manufacturers Delsey and Stratic), but have yet to come across any with soft-shells (that also have ...
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Offsetting travel cost by selling luggage space?

If someone is flying internationally with just a back pack as a hand/carry on luggage and has an unused quota of about at least 50 lbs of luggage allowed, can the traveler sell this luggage quota of ...
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What's the minimum allowed free luggage for an Argentinian internal flight with LATAM Airlines?

I'm taking a flight with LATAM (Buenos Aires - El Calafate, El Calafate - Ushuaia, Ushuaia - Buenos Aires) next month. When I look on their website for information about the luggage I see this: It ...
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Do I have to recheck bags when changing planes? (US to Europe) [closed]

I am flying from Austin to Houston; then Houston to Frankfurt; and then Frankfurt to Nuremberg. When do I have to claim bags and then recheck them?
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Connecting through Chicago O'Hare

I am flying from Tokyo to Toronto through Chicago. Do I have to clear customs and claim my baggage in Chicago? I am flying with American Airlines. The flight is NRT - ORD - YYZ
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Can I take prescribed antimalaria tablets to Dubai?

yesterday I got antimalarial tablets Atovaquon proguanil at the travel clinic he told me I wouldn't need a prescription for this the thing is my flight is in Dubai will it be okay if I can put them in ...
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Can I take rifle scope (scope only) in checked luggage to India

I would like to visit India next month approximately between December 15-25 [ticket didn't taken yet] from UAE Dubai. I have already purchased a telescope from Dubai market for my Indian air rifle. ...
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Are there any flight price search engines with baggage allowance included?

I am looking for a flight search engine that includes a luggage calculator in the price. I recently booked a trip and had the choice between two carriers at the time, and not feeling very stupid I ...
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Baggage and check-ins on different airlines

The airlines are British Airways and American Airlines (which, from what I understand, are partners). A friend bought my mother and I our tickets for our trip from Cairo (CAI) -> Philadelphia (PHL)...
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Manila to Nagoya six day layover Nagoya to San Francisco

I have two 23kg boxes from Manila to Nagoya. Could I check my two 23kg boxes through directly to my next flight from Nagoya to San Francisco that will fly six days after my arrival in Nagoya?
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Taking turmeric bulbs from Asia to Europe

My Asian sister-in-law was given turmeric bulbs by her mother. She is flying to the Schengen space via Taipei and then Amsterdam. Will those products be allowed in by EC laws?
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What technique is best for moving two large (23kg) suitcases, reasonably short distances (<1km)?

I'm moving cities, and I'm bringing two suitcases of stuff, plus a duffel bag. The suitcases are four-wheeled, with extendable handles. The hotel I'll be staying at is about 500 m from the shuttle ...
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Checking small items on a plane?

Is there any lower limit to the size of a checked item on an airplane? I am traveling internationally and I would like to bring a few small bottles of sauce as a gift. I have them packed in a box ...
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Are There Baggage Lockers at the San Francisco International Airport?

My plane from SFO back to Germany leaves at 10 p.m. tonight, I thought I'd take an Uber from my Hotel in San Jose to the airport early, lock up my baggage there and then go downtown to explore the ...
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Cost of cabin bags on Ryanair [duplicate]

I'm flying with Ryanair and I will take a small bag and one medium bag. The medium bag doesn't have to be necessary in the cabin. Do I have to buy a 10kg check-in bag or is the medium bag free of ...
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Does Frankfurt airport offer baggage storage reservations? [duplicate]

Need storage at airport for 8days for excess luggage and wish to secure same in advance of arrival.
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Using Incheon’s Transit Hotel

I’m going to have a 12 hour layover in Incheon in April and was planning on using their terminal 2 transit hotel. Their hotel policy states that I cannot use them if I have to go through immigration ...
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Joon and AC baggage interline

I booked a ticket to Toronto (YYZ) from Mumbai (BOM) with a stop over at Paris (CDG). Following is the itinerary: 9W4947 BOM-CDG operated by Joon AC881 CDG-YYZ The stop over at CDG is of 2hrs ...
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How to check a large backpack?

When travelling on airlines based in the US with a large backpack, I prefer to carry the bag onto the plane as part of my hand baggage allowance. Most foreign flag carriers, however, have a ...
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Layover and immigration

Hi we will be traveling from Mexico city to Dubai with a layover of 5 hours at JFK , we have a valid US visa , and we want to meet our friends from NY at the Airport . Do we have to clear the ...
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Does Turkish Airline transfers baggage [duplicate]

I am traveling for the first time to a different country with Turkish Airlines. I have a flight from New Delhi to Bordeaux,France with layover at Istanbul. So will the baggage be transferred by them, ...
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Transferring from Domestic terminal T1B to International terminal T2 with luggage - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport [duplicate]

We will be arriving at the domestic Terminal 1B and need to transfer to the International Terminal 2. We are a family of 4 with 8 pieces of checked luggage and four carry-on bags. Will there be big ...
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Baggage left at airport , not lost can hubby pick it ip

I left a bag at baggage claim in La Guardia. United found it and it’s in baggage claim. I can’t get back there to pick it up but my hubby is landing there today. Will they release my luggage to him ...
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Do I have to claim and re-check in my baggage in international transit when travelling with the same air line?

I'll be traveling to Berlin, Germany from Colombo, Sri Lanka via Turkish Airways. The itinerary would be: Colombo <--> Istanbul- || Istanbul- <--> Berlin The flights are all on one ticket. ...
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Left luggage facility for a day in bengaluru airport

I am traveling through bengaluru airport on 4th April. But my next flight is on 5th. In between I want to go to puttaparthi and come back. Is there any facility to keep my luggage for 1 day in airport ...
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How to retrieve checked-through luggage if I don't board a connecting flight?

Assume I have a flight ticket from A->B->C and at A I checked in luggage all the way to C. However after the first flight I don't board the second flight but decide to remain in B. As I understand ...
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Connecting flight inside the U.S then Canada

I will be flying Delta from Las Vegas to Los Angeles and then WestJet Los Angeles to Toronto, the airlines are partners so do I have to check my bag again or they will send them directly to Canada. I ...
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Will they allow me to collect my luggage at the connection airport and not taking the connecting flight? [duplicate]

My flight is from Toronto to Istanbul through Vienna. Now I need to stay in Vienna and decided not the take the connecting flight. First, do they let me to cancel the connecting flight? Second,if I ...
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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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Can I take one heavy piece of baggage instead of the two allowed pieces of baggage?

I booked a flight with American Airlines (operated by British Airways). In my receipt, it indicates that I can have two pieces of baggage, each max. 23kg. and a dimension of 158cm (width + height + ...
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How to add checked-in luggage to an AA flight? [duplicate]

I am planning (doing it from France) to fly from PHX to OAK with American Airlines (I am open to any other airlines, that one seems to be the typical one was readily suggested on that route, but I see ...
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What will happen if my luggage gets delayed?

I understand that if my luggage does not make a transfer on a plane, the company will deliver it to me. However what if: I am far away from the airport? Will they still send me the luggage? I am in a ...
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How do I carry parrots on an Indian Railway train?

I have three parrots, I have to move to another state. How can I carry parrots on Indian Railway? Note: "Indian Railways" I am asking about the procedure, what documents are required (I heard that I ...
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Taking an air-gun in my checked luggage - will I have any problems in India going through customs?

I am going to India 25th November from Europe. Should I take my air gun with my luggage (check-in baggage). In India will there be any problem with customs?
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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? ...
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Transit visa in Australia

I’m flying to Vietnam from Vanuatu and I have a stop in Sydney, Australia. The luggage are not directly sent to Vietnam so I have to take them out in Australia and send them again. In that case, does ...
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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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Flying with a desktop computer (as checked luggage)

On an upcoming trip, I will be taking a desktop computer and monitor as checked luggage (on a United/Continental flight). What should I be aware of when doing this? What needs to be done to properly ...
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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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Bag storage before international flight from LAX [duplicate]

Next week I'll be returning a rental car near LAX and waiting for a night flight with Air New Zealand. I expect to be returning the car by 2pm at the latest but checking for my flight doesn't even ...
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Do I need to re-check my bags on a flight that connects through China?

My girlfriend and I just booked airline tickets for an upcoming trip (from the United States) to Thailand. The flight is with China Eastern airlines and has 1 stop in Shanghai. We are going to want to ...
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How to deal with possible delayed baggage?

I'm traveling from Toronto to Rome with Air Canada... There's a 1 hour stop and plane change in Montreal. From Rome I still have to buy a ticket to Olbia (Sardegna). We can't take only carry on ...
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Check-in luggage at connecting flight in Toronto

My mom will be travelling from Europe to Canada (Winnipeg) soon and I've been researching how to streamline the transfers for her, as she doesn't speak English. She will be travelling from Warsaw to ...
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Emirates trans-Tasman additional luggage costs?

Trying to find a weird use case for Emirates. If you have a 1st class ticket, you're allowed 50kg for a flight from SYD to AKL/WLG/CHC. However, I can't find out how much additional luggage would ...
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Taking a Desktop PC and 21" Monitor from Abu Dhabi to India (Bangalore)

I'm planning to take my used mini Lenovo tower desktop computer & its 21" monitor from Abu Dhabi to india (Bangalore.) Should I pack it in its original company boxes or should I pack both monitor ...