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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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Will I need to pay to have my baggage rechecked at the airport on a multi-destination trip?

I am flying internationally on China Southern Airlines in a month, and being new to international travel and multi-destination trips, I have a couple questions. My route is as follows: Phoenix to Los ...
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Can you put small electronics with a battery in checked luggage on EU flights?

I have an electric shaver with a built in battery. Can I put it in my checked luggage on EU flights?
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I'm travelling with Emirates to San Francisco. My bag size is 154cm including wheels. The limit is 150cm as per their website. Can this be a problem?

As per this, the max size is 150cm. If I include the wheels it comes to 154cm worst case. Can they allow this without penalty?
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Flight delayed and immigration in BKK [closed]

The passenger is travelling CMB - BKK with Sri Lankan Airlines (UL) and BKK - KMG with Lucky Air (8L). If the first flight with UL is delayed by 20 minutes, the passenger has only 1 hour and 10 ...
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10-kilo biryani rice in check-in baggage

Am I allowed to bring a 10-kilo biryani rice bag in my check-in luggage? Flying from Muscat to the Philippines.
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Is your luggage automatically transferred to the next flight if you enter the US on a precleared flight?

I know that generally speaking everyone traveling to the US from abroad have to pick up their luggage, go through customs with it, and then check it in again for their next flight. But is this also ...
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Do I have to collect my checked luggage when transiting through Sao Paulo?

Im looking to fly from Newark to Brazil on United airlines and then Brazil to Argentina on an Brazilian airline called Gol. Im worried that I may have to collect my bags in Brazil and then check them ...
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Passport in gate-checked baggage

Inspired by this article, and this two-year-old question on Travel SE, I am wondering what a traveler should do when their travel documents are accidentally left in baggage that is checked-in at the ...
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Am I allowed to strap a tent to my airport checked luggage?

I am going on a hiking trip to Norway and need to put my tent somewhere. Can I put a bag with a tent strapped to it in hold? A bit like this, or at the bottom: The issue is that my bag does not have ...
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Luggage type for short, frequent business trips

I am going to have a lot of short (1-2 days/1 night) business trips. I will fly one or two segments in the morning and come back next evening on a symmetrical route. I am pondering what would be the ...
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Checking baggage to a non-destination airport

Flying from SLC to Warsaw with a 6hr layover in Amsterdam. I will be returning to Amsterdam two weeks later to join a river cruise. Can I claim luggage in Amsterdam from the first leg of the flight, ...
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Rechecking checked in baggage when there's a stopover in the USA

I will be traveling Johannesburg to Dubai to Seattle. There is a stopover at San Francisco. Do I nave to collect my luggage and recheck it in or will it go through automatically as I M flying Emirates ...
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Travelling with small fold up wheelchair [closed]

Will I be charged for checking my small fold up wheelchair prior to flying Denver to LHR May 20th?
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Can I check baggage to my final destination on a split ticket with Skyteam?

I'm flying from NRT to CWL via TPE and AMS. I have two tickets, one NRT-TPE with China Airlines in the morning and one TPE-AMS-CWL with KLM in the evening, as I needed to expense them separately to ...
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Can Dekko Silverfish paks be used in suitcases/luggage?

We found a Silverfish in one of our suitcases when traveling home to Michigan from Florida. We want to sure any other hitchhiking Silverfish are killed. Will Dekko Silverfish packs work well?
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Can I take a soldering station on a plane?

I am going to Australia to study for a Master's. I am an electrical engineer and I am thinking about taking my tools like a soldering station, screw drivers, etc along but I wonder if it will be ...
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My suitcase kind of broke so I taped it. Is it still possible to bring it on an airplane with the tape?

Here's where I taped it. I also taped it inside as well.
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How to properly pack a box of pineapples?

Alaska Airlines have an exception to standard baggage charges for the following item: Pineapple from Hawaii - one properly packaged box of pineapples when traveling within the United States from ...
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Is it possible to book a flight for just-luggage / contract airline to ship by air?

There are shipping companies which offer to pick up some items (e.g. boxes, suitcases), send them by air, and deliver them to some destination. I suppose some would even offer a cheaper option of you ...
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Bringing a laptop from USA to Europe

A friend of mine is going to the USA for about a week. Is it possible that he buys a laptop (around 1,200 USD) and brings it back to Bulgaria (Europe) without getting any extra taxes from Customs? And ...
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Dublin-Newark-Vancouver. Two-hour layover

In a couple of weeks I am traveling from Dublin to Vancouver, with a layover in Newark. I am flying first with Aer Lingus then Air Canada. I have a two hour layover and am wondering if that's enough ...
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Wireless router in checked or carry-on luggage

I bought a wireless router in the US which I plan to carry to Europe. My main issue is where to put it? I'm afarid of it being taken if it is in my backpack (since it does look like a thing to check ...
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Carrying gifted alcohol in check-in baggage, will I be able to shop duty-free at Mumbai International Airport?

I am travelling from DRC to Mumbai soon. I was gifted 3 bottles of alcohol by friends here. Understanding that customs might require the receipt, I have collected it from them. Mumbai Airport allows ...
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Does a motorcycle helmet count as a personal item on a modern large jet airline flight? [duplicate]

Airlines allow passengers to carry a "personal item", that "fits under the seat in front of you", such as a shoulder bag, purse, laptop bag or other small item. Have other travelers found airlines ...
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Schengen Area to UK to Canada to USA

I am traveling on Air France from Paris to Heathrow and then out of Heathrow on Air Canada to Boston through Halifax. Can I check my bags through in Paris or do I need to clear customs at Heathrow? I ...
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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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Are there any websites to check if my luggage will be accepted at airports?

I'm completely new to travelling and I will fly to Ireland in two weeks from school. I looked up luggage rules on the internet but I don't completely understand them, especially the rules for hand ...
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Can a friend (fellow passenger) take my baggage on a connecting flight that I am unable to board?

I've booked a ticket to fly from India to Kelowna, BC, Canada. My roommate and I are flying together. I have a stopover in Vancouver and due to some emergency I won't be able to catch the Kelowna ...
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What to do with the small barcode stickers?

Luggage tags, printed at self-service check-ins, typically come with a set of three small barcode stickers at one end. What am I supposed to do with them? Peel them off and place them around the bag? ...
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For a domestic-to-international flight, will I need to claim luggage?

I will be traveling abroad by myself this summer and I was wondering if anyone can help answer some of my questions. I will be departing from TPA to JFK, then JFK to Istanbul, and Istanbul to ...
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Luggage storage in LAX

I'm traveling to LA for the day and want to do some sightseeing before taking a cruise. What can I do with my luggage?
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How strictly does Ryanair enforce the height restriction on baggage? [duplicate]

The dimensions of my hand baggage are 59cm x 36cm x 19cm. The width and length are OK, but the height is 4 cm too big (it's 59, but should be under 55). I have heard people say that height is the ...
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Can the airport keep my luggage for a few days?

I'm going to Asia for the summer. I'd like to take a flight going to Seoul/Incheon from San Francisco. I's like to stay there for a few days to tour around. Then I would fly to Manila. So my question ...
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How to send luggage by train from NJP to Palakkad in India? [closed]

I would like to know the procedures to book luggage from NJP (New Jalpaiguri Junction Station) to Palakkad. I am not traveling with my luggage. Can someone tell me the complete procedure of booking ...
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Can a flight refuse to check in bags of correct size if there are too many?

Can an airline refuse to check in bags onto a flight even if all of them satisfy the size and weight requirements and I properly pay for the luggage costs? For example, if the airline conditions state ...
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Prevent items in suitcase from shifting around

I have a full size suitcase of the TravelPro variety. I often stow books and other heavy items in it, in addition to clothes. The problem is that during travel, the contents of the suitcase shift ...
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Additional baggage (computer equipment) on Qatar Airways -travelling from Yerevan (EVN) to Chennai(MAA)

I am travelling with my PC, so the actual computer + case and monitor have their own cases ... That makes 2 pieces but they weigh only around 15 kg together. In my booking i have 2 pieces - total 40 ...
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KLM refused luggage return during 3 day delay

I was due to fly out from Amsterdam to Nice yesterday, but the flight was cancelled by KLM. The soonest available flight they will give me is in 3 days time. I accepted that as I have no real other ...
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Which delayed luggage compensation is mandatory in the EU?

I was flying from Germany to Turkey with AtlasGlobal, with a transfer in Serbia. My luggage unfortunately stayed in Serbia. Because of late departure they had short time to transfer the luggage. I ...
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Do I need to recheck luggage in London for a US flight when changing from Eurowings to Lufthansa?

I have a flight from Germany to the US. I bought my ticket from Egencia as a single purchase. I have a layover in London as I switch from Eurowings to Lufthansa. Do they transfer my luggage or do I ...
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Is it okay to pack a disposable razor in checked baggage entering Haneda Airport?

I am leaving for Japan next week and my port of entry there is Haneda Airport. I'm wondering if they allow a disposable razor in a checked baggage.
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What are the security procedures at Holyhead ferry port?

I’m travelling to Dublin via ferry in Easter, and I’m going on the ferry between Holyhead port and Dublin port. I’ve crossed in a car so I know how the security works with vehicles, but I’m going to ...
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How to avoid luggage being lost in transfer?

I'm a frequent flyer, I'm ALWAYS booking non-stop flights because I'm terrified of my luggage not being transferred to the correct plane and getting lost. This happened to almost every person I know. ...
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Compensation for damaged buggy on Vietnam Airlines

I recently returned from Vietnam and the airline at the airport in Vietnam issue the badge at the gate. When I arrived in Heathrow there is a part in the buggy broken. After complaining at the airport ...
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How do I efficiently handle my bags during a long layover in Honolulu?

I am a US citizen. I will be flying from California to New Zealand and back in March 2018. The return leg has a long layover in Honolulu: arrive at 6am, depart at 9pm. All tickets were booked via Air ...
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Air China number of bags Spain to Brazil

I'm flying economy class from MAD to GRU but the e-ticket is ambiguous when it comes to this combination of origin and destination (I've highlighted the part that I consider relevant): In ii) B) ...
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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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10-hour layover in Nairobi (NBO)

I am flying on a Canadian passport to JRO via NBO and I have TWO separate itineraries. The first flight gets me to NBO via Lufthansa at 8:40pm and then the second flight departs NBO via Kenya Airways ...
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Do I need to take my luggage when on a transit visa?

I have my flight from Orlando, United States to Dubai and from Dubai to Mumbai, India. I booked a multi-destination flight, so I can stay in Dubai for 12 hours and go out of the airport. I will get a ...
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Laptop in checked baggage

In April I'll be taking a domestic trip from where I live in Vancouver to Toronto via Air Canada. While in Toronto I'm probably going to be purchasing a new laptop at one of the stores there. I'll ...