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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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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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How strict is AirAsia with 7 kg carry-on limit?

https://www.airasia.com/ot/en/baggage-info/cabin-baggage.page The total permitted weight for two (2) pieces must not exceed 7 kg. My carry-on bag on the way here had plenty of print materials and ...
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Can I bring portable closet from India to USA?

I have portable closet which I want to take with me from India to the USA. The parts consists of 20 steel tubes which fit inside a suitcase. Can I carry those in my checked baggage?
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Checked cardboard box

I am flying United Airlines from Shanghai to St. Louis via EWR. While living in Shanghai I purchased a digital piano and am wondering if I will be allowed to check it in it's original shipping box. It ...
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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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Prohibited things in Ryanair cabin baggage

Is it allowed to take a small but sharp grater to Ryanair cabin baggage?
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Interline Plating Carriers - Whose baggage policy applies?

I learned about Interline Partnerships and Plating Carriers today and I am wondering how these agreements work in regards to baggage policy. In particular, I'm curious as to whose baggage fees are ...
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Is it legal to bring Magpul firearm accessories into Russia?

I would like to know if it is legal to bring firearm accessories into Russia. My point of entry would be Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO). I would be coming from USA/JFK via Aeroflot, and ...
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Baggage clearance requirement when exiting Auckland airport while in transit to Brisbane Australia from US

I am flying to Brisbane tomorrow from DCA to Houston, then on to Auckland (7 hours there), then to Brisbane. I am planning to exit the airport in Auckland to see friends in Auckland. Do I have to ...
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Is it safe to leave baggage in budget hotels Rome? [closed]

I'll be staying in Italy for almost a week. I've planned to stay at a budget hotel (~40-50 EUR per day) or B&B in Rome. I'll visit other cities using train and plan to leave most of my (and ...
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Can I leave my bags somewhere in or near Guangzhou airport?

An upcoming trip of mine will have a 20 hour layover in Guangzhou. I'd like to spend that time exploring the city without my bags, but I don't have any place to leave them. Is there any place in or ...
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Why can I buy luggage for my outgoing flight but not my return?

In January I am Flying: Manchester -> Amsterdam -> Quito KLM no longer include luggage from long haul so I've paid £44 for 23kg luggage. My return flight is: Quito -> Bogota -> Paris -> Manchester ...
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(Baggage) interlining/transit formalities between BA and AI at LHR

In a few days, I will be travelling from Bangalore, India to Berlin, Germany via New Delhi and London, i.e.: BLR-(AI173)->DEL-(AI161)->LHR-(BA992)->TXL The entire journey is booked on one ...
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Air Canada luggage allowance when flying from Europe to USA

I'm having a very hard time understanding the luggage policy of Air Canada as it applies to my journey. I read on its site that, according to some parameters (miles, airports, fidelity...) you have ...
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British Airways - baggage pooling?

I have a flight with British Airways on which I have two cases booked. Their allowance is for 23kg per case. One case is only 15. The other is 27. Mathematically this is under 46. Would this be ...
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Will my bags be checked to my final destination? [duplicate]

I have a flight from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lubbock, Texas, USA on Qatar Airways with the DFW to LBB flight on American Airlines. Will my luggage be checked through to Lubbock, or will I need to collect ...
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Will my luggage be sent to my final destination if book separate sector tickets?

I'm planning a family trip to Armenia (Yerevan) from Riyadh. Option 1- FlyDubai's booking engine is showing an error if I book RUH-EVN-DXB-RUH on a particular date. Option 2- If I do it as RUH-DXB-...
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Is it possible that no baggage is free for a flight?

I searched on skyscanner for a flight and I booked it using trip.com because it was the cheapest option suggested by the search engine. I paid and I received an e-mail with my booking and it says: ...
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Flight from Singapore to Kochi via Bangalore, where will we need to do customs and reclaim our baggage?

We fly From Singapore to Kochi (flight nr: IX -485) on a joined ticket (Indian Airlines/Air India Express) with checked-in baggage. Connecting flight is in Bengaluru (SIN 21:10 -> BLR 23:15, Only ...
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When Cabin Luggage weight limit is mentioned as 7kg, does it also include Laptop bag weight?

I have seen most of the tickets mention that 7kg is the Cabin Baggage Limit. But I often get confused whether it includes laptop bag weight also? Can I carry cabin bag and laptop bag both?
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Unused easyJet Extra Luggage

My wife paid extra money for sent luggage we ended up not using on two easyJet flights - one international (Luton to Tel Aviv) and one domestic (Edinburgh to London). Is there any way to salvage any ...
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What is the purpose of baggage recheck?

A few days ago I saw "baggage recheck" point on the Hamburg airport*. In what situations is such recheck needed? Is it only for international, connecting flights? * I just saw the place where his ...
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Can I buy things at Duty free Dubai in the transit area of the airport and Check in a new baggage?

I have a transit for 11 hours at Dubai Airport and I wish to stay in the transit area of the airport and not pass immigration. So I am curious if the duty free is in the airports transit area and ...
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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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How to identify Economy Light fares, or more generally, the booking class, on Skyscanner?

I am booking this flight The second one is served by KLM which if we look on their website we can see that for a flight Cartagena - Amsterdam - Bucharest, if it is Economy Light the checked-in ...
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Any sure information about Air France free allowed baggage

I want to book a multiple flight: around January 3 2019: Bucharest - Buenos Aires around April 16 2019: Barranquila/Cartagena (northern Colombia) or Panama - Bucharest I will take with me a 70 l ...
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Is 4:30 enough time to transfer from Orly to CDG?

I want to book a flight from Bucharest to Buenos Aires and I've found a good price with Air France which has a layover in Paris. The only problem is that I should arrive on Orly airport and continue ...
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Can I nest bags in my luggage?

I'd like to put a filled backpack in my suitcase (for check-in luggage) along some other items -- this is to protect the items inside the backpack from damage. Is this allowed/any other potential ...
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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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Will I have to recheck my luggage flying YYZ-KBP-IKA?

I'm flying from Toronto (YYZ), Canada, to Kiev (KBP), Ukraine, to Tehran (IKA), Iran. Only one ticket is issued for the whole trip, and Ukranian International Airline is the carrier of both legs. Can ...
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Ryanair (late 2018) 10kg checked-in baggage dimension

Recently Ryanair added new 10kg checked in baggage option. I have a bag that bigger then their 55x40x20cm cabin policy (something like 60x35x20) so it wouldn't pass as cabin bag. But dimensions for ...
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Take one more piece of luggage travelling from Dusseldorf to Yaounde Cameroon

I would like to have one more piece of luggage travelling from Dusseldorf to Yaounde, Cameroon; what to do? I will travel on 29 September, and I'm in Bielefeld, Germany
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Can I carry my queen size bed in train as an extra luggage/parcel?

I am travelling from Yeswantpur to Guwahati. Is it possible to carry my queen size bed as additional luggage/parcel on the train with me.
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What happens when entering the US on an international flight? [duplicate]

When entering the US on an international flight, and then on to a connecting domestic flight, what is the exact order of the process that will take place? In other words, what happens first, second, ...
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Baggage fees on Delta, Europe - Central America, with a long stopover

I looked on the internet but couldn't really find a clear answer (maybe there isn't one as the airline doesn't know it themselves either). Anyway, I booked a flight, Brussels to Costa Rica with Delta....
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Why do luggage carts cost money to use in U.S. airports, but are provided free of charge in other places? [closed]

I noticed that in U.S. airports, there is a charge of around $5 to use the luggage carts. Generally, the only place I see them free are in international arrivals; in departures and domestic arrivals, ...
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Luggage transfer from JFK to Newark

I have a 10 hour stop-over in New York with an airport change from JFK to Newark, will I have to carry my luggage or is there a book-through to destination option?
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Senior aged travelers

My wife and I are 75 years old and modestly fit. We fly into Oslo and plan to board the rail to the city center station. We understand the scenic train to Burgin leaves from this station. My concern ...
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Lufthansa: personal item or not?

My employer booked me an international flight (in economy class) with Lufthansa, and I found those two links when looking up my luggage allowance: https://www.lufthansa.com/de/en/Carry-on-baggage ...
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Passenger name wrongly printed [closed]

Is there ever a chance for the name of a passenger to be entirely different from the one on his passport to be printed on the baggage tag?
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Can one deposit luggage in a safe place in Ibiza?

Two of my friends will travel to Ibiza ahead of the booking date and they want to leave their luggage (2 backpacks) somewhere safe. We already spoke with the host, but they have a strict policy about ...
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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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Have I bought the wrong type of luggage to take in to the cabin of my Emirates flight?

In December I will be travelling from the UK to Thailand, it will be both mine and my spouses first holiday abroad (I have travelled for business previously). We purchased suitcases a couple of ...
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Do most major airlines measure the checked luggage for dimensions?

I'm trying to pick a suitcase for checked luggage, and I'm conflicted. The most popular sizes I found online are 24 inch and 28 inch ones. 24 inch ones are well under the 62 inch linear limit. ...
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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 cabin baggage & MacBook 15"

According to Ryanair policy: 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 20cm x 20cm). ...
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Can I remove other people's baggage from a conveyor in baggage reclaim?

The other day I flew from the USA to London Heathrow on a United Airlines flight. As a British citizen with an electronic passport I flew through passport control, but I could see from the queue that ...
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Is it possible to pick up luggage mid-travel?

I am going on a trip soon that starts in Chicago ends in Italy. However, I stop at Munich before I get to Italy; I have a friend that says they can pick me up when I get to Munich. What I want to know ...
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Where do you store your luggage in Dutch intercity trains?

I'll be travelling from Amsterdam airport to Rotterdam and I was wondering where do you actually store your luggage in these trains? The only experience I have with trains in Europe was with TGV's but ...
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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 ...