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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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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 ...
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Baggage claim during connecting flights

I'll be travelling next week with the following itinerary: Flight #1: Lahore (LHE) to Abu Dhabi (AUH). Flight #2: Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Chicago (ORD). Flight #3: Chicago (ORD) to Manhattan (MHK). All ...
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Bringing Indian Pulses to the US?

I will be coming to the US from a country where Indian pulses are very easily available. I am coming to US for studying and thus will not have a car. I plan to cook my own food, and since the Indian ...
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Excess baggage to Kenya from Geneva

Apart from the 30 kgs offered by Qatar Airways, I have 10 kgs that I will take with me. Is it possible to take these extra kilos in a second bag?
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Does an anti scuff spray for luggage exist?

I was reading some comments for a luggage that I'm planning to buy and read that the luggage scuffs easily. Are there anti-scuff spray product that I can use on a polycarbonate shell (type of plastic)?...
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After arriving at JFK on an international flight, what happens with my through-checked baggage? [duplicate]

I have booked a flight from Athens to Raleigh-Durham. I have to change airplanes 3 times. The first two flights are with Qatar Airways and the third with American Airlines. My final destination is ...
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Additional luggage fee from US to Europe with a domestic connection

I have a single ticket from Little Rock, AR airport to Paris CDG (France). Reservation was done on Air France website, first flight is operated by Delta from Little Rock to Atlanta and has a DL ...
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Handles and carryon baggage sizing

When measuring the dimensions of a piece of luggage, do you measure the height with the handle fully extended or collapsed?
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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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Checking baggage to final destination on multiple-city booking

I have booked Moscow-Abu Dhabi-Cairo flights with Etihad Airlines. Both legs are in one booking. Both flights are 24 hours apart and were booked as multi-city. I planned to stay in UAE for a day but ...
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Etihad: Pre-clearance with checked baggage [duplicate]

I will be flying to the US for the first time next month and need some help. My flight route is Jakarta - Abu Dhabi - Dublin - Boston. I figured that Dublin offers pre-clearance service Will I have ...
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Sending luggage to the hotel from Frankfurt Airport [closed]

I wish to ship some luggage from Frankfurt airport to the hotel. I checked DE Bahn, it takes five working days. Are there other companies that can ship faster?
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I was sold 2 flight tickets that apparently were 2 indirect flights

My mom traveled from Bucharest to Boston to visit me, on Tarom and Virgin Atlantic via London. On the way here we had some problems with check-in but she made it here and so did her luggage. She just ...
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Beijing to Boston, layover in Japan. Arrive in Haneda and leave from Narita. How about my check-in luggage?

I may need to layover in Japan for my trip from Beijing to Boston. Also I need to change airports from Haneda airport to Narita airport. The layover is about 5 hours 15 minutes. Do I need to take care ...
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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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Is 1h55m layover time enough for US pre clearance at Abu Dhabi?

I was about to book a Etihad flight from Hyderabad (HYD) to San Jose CA (SJC). The flight has a layover at Abu Dhabi for 1hr 55m. Arrival is at terminal 1 and connecting flight will be at terminal 3. ...
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Asking same flight customers if they would agree to put my knife in their checked luggage

Issue When flying with only a carry-on allowed, I am often bothered by not being allowed to carry a small knife that I will need at my destination (backpacking trips). So far, every time I faced this ...
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Carrying a laptop battery with a cracked case onto a flight

I'm flying to Spain from the UK with Avios. I have a laptop with an "extended" battery (so the battery pokes out of the back of the laptop); the case on this battery has cracked, and the cell itself ...
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Can I transport fluid in Ryan Air's larger hand luggage?

On here, RyanAir says: Passengers who choose not to purchase ”Priority & 2 Cabin Bags” and arrive at the gate with 2 bags, your second larger bag (10kg weight Dimensions: 55cm x 40cm x 20cm) ...
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Pegasus 20-kg travel allowance: one bag or multiple bags?

The Pegasus Airlines "Essentials" package (edit: for an International flight) includes 20 kg of checked baggage. But the web page doesn't say whether that's in a single piece of luggage or multiple ...
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Checked baggage bubble wrapped only

I would like to take a non-collapsible, ornamental metal music stand on an airplane as a checked item. Will it be accepted if it is only wrapped in bubble wrap with shrink wrap exterior + cord for ...
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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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Flying Qatar Airways - Oversized but not overweight

I am planning to fly QA. I am planning to bring a guitar with me, which has a hardshell case which makes the whole thing oversized but not overweight. So I figured that I have to pay excess baggage ...
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Should I reserve a taxi in advance to go from Guam airport to hotel?

I'm going to travel to Guam; there are 4 of us going together. I never been there, so I'm worried about our baggages sizes fitting in a taxi (approximately 54x66x30 cm, 44x56x20 cm, 44x70x25 cm, and ...
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Can I bring poppers on an airplane?

Poppers as in amyl/isobutyl nitrate. Officially used as video head cleaner and nail polish remover and room deodorizers. Unofficial use as a sex aid. Can I bring them with me while traveling? Will TSA ...
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Baggage checked?

I am flying internationally for the first time to Cyprus. I am flying out of Dulles (IAD) to Geneva, then to Zurich, then on to Larnaca. My question is: How do I know if I have a single ticket? All ...
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Will I run into international issues if I put smaller luggage inside bigger luggage?

I'm flying out to Japan from the US in a few months and I want to bring 2 pieces of luggage, 1 large one for clothes and a small one (not a carry on) for souvenirs when I come back. I plan to pack the ...
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Does Finnair pay compensation when bags are delayed?

On a recent Finnair flight from Germany to Tampere, Finnland, my checked in baggage was delayed. It arrived the same night but by that time I had already spent money on clothes and toiletries (approx. ...
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When is the content of a luggage checked for contact information?

I usually do not put any luggage tags when checking them in, relying on the ones attached at check in. I also put inside a page with my name and contact data but never actually checked if, in case my ...
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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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Frankfurt-Kuala Lumpur with Turkish Airlines

I want to travel to Kuala Lumpur from Frankfurt with Turkish Airlines, with a stop in Istanbul for 2 hours. Since I have 2 different tickets with different booking numbers, should I take my checked ...
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What could be the Customs duty at Chennai (MAA) airport for Panasonic 55 inch used (>3 years) TV [duplicate]

I bought a TV (Panasonic 55 inch NON-Smart TV) like 3 years back and using it. The airline says, extra baggage will be $200 which I can do, but I'm not sure how much will be the custom duty at Chennai ...
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Traveling from the UK to Melbourne with 6 watches. Do I have to declare them?

I've got 5 watches my great grandma gave me and I want to bring them back to Australia with me. I also have my other watch that I brought over with me in the first place. So do I have to declare all ...
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I have a cool suitcase. Might be tricky to ride a motorbike. Looking for a strap allowing to carrying it as a backpack?

Searching for suitcase or straps does not get me the product I want. I have a cool suitcase that I want to bring with me. It might be tricky to put it on a moped / motorbike. That's why I would like ...