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Questions tagged [luggage]

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What happens if the airline asks you to put carry-on luggage in the cargo hold?

It always has to be quite common for Ryanair, if the flight is booked out, that one of the carry-on gets put into the cargo hold free of charge (there is a new policy to always ask you to put the ...
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Why does my baggage need to go through X-ray to go out of the airport in Panama City?

I already have been in some countries, including South America and tje US. However, when I was in Panamá, something grabbed my attention. Why does my baggage need to go through an X-ray to go out of ...
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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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Leave Mumbai Airport after Check-In

I am planning to check-in my luggage 4 hrs before an international flight. Once I check-in my luggage and receive the boarding pass, can I leave the airport and come back after 1.5 hrs? I have an ...
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Can my excess baggage be refused?

I will be flying from Australia to the Czech Republic (stopover in Doha) with Qatar Airways. I am allotted 30 kgs of check-in baggage, but I will go over that. I will have: One luggage that is 26 ...
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Delayed international baggage held by customs

This is a strange situation I am in. Due to flight delays, I was rerouted into the US through a different airport. My initial route London-->Philadelphia was changed to London->DC->Philadelphia. ...
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Why do airports, not airlines, determine what can be taken on board?

I asked an airline if I could carry peanut butter with me in my hand luggage, and the airline asked me to contact the airport at which I was to board. This doesn't make sense to me. Shouldn't it be a ...
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Will Hainan Airlines provide me with a new shrink-wrapped blanket or should I take my own?

I’m soon to be travelling via Hainan Airlines from Manchester to Beijing and wonder whether packing my own blanket would be worth it if I can get a new one on the plane. Would save me loads of ...
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Portable Iron without ironing board

I'm moving around quite frequently and I adore classic suits. I can't be sure that my suit will be ironed correctly when i'm giving it to the hotel service workers or something. Also, when i'm moving ...
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Check-in of hand luggage

I often fly with easyJet. Almost on every flight gate attendants inform passengers that due to the high number of passengers some trolleys will be checked in for free, even if the passengers already ...
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Extend stay in Singapore during transit

I have a trip from Surabaya (Indonesia) to Thailand with Singapore Airlines. The flight will be SUB-SIN-BKK and BKK-SIN-SUB. I'll have a 17-hour layover on the way out, and a 7-hour layover on the way ...
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Folding bicycle on Iberia/Level - would I be charged as if I'm taking a normal bicycle?

Iberia says they will charge US$75 to take a bicycle from BOS to BCN, but the text shows that they have not considered folding bicycles. I wrote to them asking (providing weight and measurement) but ...
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Why did TSA pat me down at Rochester NY airport?

Going through TSA, after my carryon had passed through, I was pulled aside and my Tim Hortons coffee can was being re-examined with their tools. Meanwhile, I was told to remove my shoes; I answered I ...
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Alcohol in checked-in baggage in transit through Saudi Arabia with Saudi Airlines

I am looking for cheap tickets from Germany to India via Saudi Arabia with Saudi Airlines. While I am not interested in carrying or having alcohol or any sort on board, I would like to know if it is ...
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Rail and Fly arrival in Frankfurt: where to pick up luggage [duplicate]

I have purchased a Rail and Fly ticket once, after I already had bought the plane ticket. I ended up picking my luggage st the normal luggage belt, and carrying it to the train station myself. ...
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Can I check my bag for a BA flight at the Vienna City Airport Train terminal?

The Wien Mitte CAT terminal in Vienna has a bag drop, but their website isn't clear about which airlines it accepts baggage for. I know you can drop bags for Austrian Airlines, because I've done it. ...
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How are overweight surcharges calculated for connecting flights with Spirit?

I have a flight with two segments booked on a single ticket with Spirit Airlines in a few days and I want to make sure I correctly understand their overweight surcharges. On their website it says that ...
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Baggage when traveling domestic and international for same trip [duplicate]

I am traveling to France. Booked trip through Delta. First leg is from home airport US, to JFK on Delta, second then is to France via Air France under Delta. So, when I arrive at JFK, will I have to ...
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Baggage through check-in

I have a flight from Atlanta to New York (LaGuardia Airport) with Delta, and then another flight from New York (JFK) to New Delhi with Air India. Do I need to collect my check-in bags in New York and ...
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How do I find out where to pick up my checked luggage?

Is it usually at the last airport you go to, or it varies? For example, suppose I want to travel from JFK to Narita Tokyo. A flight I see online takes me from JFK to Zurich, and then from Zurich to ...
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How much do extra kilos of check-in luggage cost in general?

I understand most airlines allow 2 pieces of luggage at up to 23 kg each. However what happens if I have got more than that? I am travelling to Zimbabwe using either Kenya airways or Emirates.
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Seoul-Toronto-Montreal, skipping last leg, what happens to my luggage?

Earlier this year I booked return tickets from Montreal to Seoul. The return flight is from Incheon to Toronto via Korean Air and Toronto to Montreal via WestJet. The problem is I've now moved to ...
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Can I carry a defibrillator in my (hand) luggage?

I'm currently living in UK and I'll be travelling to Turkey soon. I bought an automatic defibrillator for my family, and I wonder whether I can carry it in my hand luggage or checked baggage? Thanks! ...
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Can I take some items from my luggage while waiting for a flight?

I'm waiting for the second day for my flight from Frankfurt. I had three cancelations and I'm still on the waitlist. Today I approached two people in the airport with a question "Can I take from my ...
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Cabin luggage on Australian domestic flights

I am traveling to Australia in 2 weeks. I will be taking multiple domestic flights to go from one city to another in Australia. I found that in all of my domestic flights, I have to pay extra for ...
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How do I transport fragile items?

I'm moving from one country to another every 0.5-1 year. Mostly Europe and Asia. Among all the things that I need for life, there is one thing that I have to sell and buy each time I'm moving: a good ...
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Assistance with luggage at London Heathrow

I would like to know if a porter can take my suitcases from terminal 2 to terminal 3 at London Heathrow, to take them to left luggage until I fly out the next day, as I’d prefer not to take them to my ...
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Can we travel from Gatwick to Paddington Station with bags and NOT use stairs?

We will be arriving in early April into Gatwick at 6:30AM on a Tuesday, so we will be on the train by 7:30am to 8:00am. We will each have one large suitcase plus carry on luggage. Will either of the ...
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Will I be able to bring this bent hook in an airplane?

This hook used to be on a longline in commercial fishing. It had it bent to prevent the two points from getting stuck on anything in order to wear it around my neck. The two points have not been ...
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How do I prevent damage to my luggage?

I have to buy new luggage very frequently when I'm using airlines. About every two flights, I'm receiving my luggage cracked, with ripped off wheels and handles. Even if this is just bad luck, this is ...
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Traveling with Zero Luggage [closed]

With the rise of charges for checked luggage, more recently charging for carry-ons (for example, on Spirit Airlines), it is quite possible that there will soon be charges for personal items too. Is ...
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Are wire/belt cutter allowed to bring on-bag to plane?(not in luggage)

I found some pocket tools that contains some sharp part for cutting seat belt I think, as TSA said no sharp thing are allowed on-bag but the belt cutter isn't something that can harm other, isn't it? ...
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Where can I compare airfares *including baggage fees*? [duplicate]

There are lots of places where I can compare flight fare costs, where the listed prices include all taxes and fees. This capability is eroding due to practices like route-dependent carry-on bag ...
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What does “1PieceConcept” mean?

I received a flight itinerary from a travel agent, and under the "Baggage" column for each segment is listed "1PieceConcept". How should I interpret this? If it makes a difference, it's for ...
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How long should I keep the bag tag and its receipt? [duplicate]

When you check in luggage on a flight you get a receipt and also there is a tag dangling from your luggage. Assuming that you received your luggage at your destination, what reasons are there to not ...
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Transferring luggage. Transit visa

I am flying from Manila to Tokyo, Narita with Philippine Airlines. Then onward to Calgary, Canada with Air Canada. When transferring in Tokyo, do I need to collect my baggage and clear immigration and ...
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Philippines passport holder transit visa [duplicate]

I bought my e-ticket through an online travel agency PAL- Air Canada. From Manila, layover 3h and 55 mins in Narita Tokyo terminal 2. I will transfer terminals and airlines from terminal 2 to terminal ...
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Do I collect bags at MEX when flying LHR–MEX–CUN?

I'm flying with Aeromexico on a single booking London Heathrow–Mexico City–Cancún. Will I need to collect my bags at Mexico City? (I'm a UK citizen, if that makes any difference.)
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Checking baggage at Heathrow on BA

I have a connecting flight from Heathrow but I arrive on a non-affiliated flight 10 hours earlier. I know I can check-in for my BA flight well before it actually departs but when I can drop off my ...
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Ryanair baggage - taking more than 1 bag

I have bought Ryanair baggage up to 20kg. Can I take/give two bags which total weight does not exceed 20kg? Related question: Can I check in more than one bag with Qatar Airways?
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Traveling by Air with a Large “Husky” Mobile Job Box

Good Day ! I would like to know if it is possible or if anybody has already traveled International with a Large 50 Gal "Husky" or similar Mobile Job Box as Luggage. I am traveling from Orlando to ...
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How does KLM calculate the baggage fees when flying on a multi-airline ticket?

I bought round-trip tickets for winter holidays to Sofia, Bulgaria from Moscow, Russia with a 14-hour connection in Amsterdam, Netherlands. I want to buy an extra piece of luggage in order to take my ...
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PEK-ORD-YYZ - Re-check Luggage in Chicago?

Baggage checked from Beijing to Toronto (via Chicago) on United. Will I need to collect luggage in Chicago and re-check for final leg from Chicago to Toronto?
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BKK: International to International connection on different airlines with checked baggage

We're flying into Bangkok (BKK) on Bangkok Airways from Siem Reap (REP). In Bangkok were connecting to an international flight from BKK to Beijing (PEK) on Air China. Both flights are considered ...
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Where can I pay for the Extra Bag on the American Airlines Site?

I have booked a Ticket on American Airlines for London-Chicago for a trip in March 2018, from the British Airways website (So that I would get BA miles on this booking). American Airlines charges $...
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Anyone knows of a 35x20x20cm cabin hand bag that's foldable?

The idea is to be able to fold it and put it inside the cabin bag that is 55x40x20 after the flight. Anyone knows any model like that?
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Do you take off luggage tag for return flight and out new one on?

Will be flying with easy jet and was wondering for retuning flights the old luggage tag we have on are suitcase. should we take them off before arriving at the airport to return home or leave it as ...
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What are the steps to claim/recheck baggage on international layover via non-partner connecting airline?

Suppose you have an international layover at an airport that connects to a different non-partner airline from your arrival flight airline. My understanding is that you will need to claim your baggage ...
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Halifax long layover, recheck bags?

I've booked a flight with WestJet. I have a 12-hour layover in Halifax, Canada. I'm wondering if i need to collect my bags at the layover and recheck them, or if they will go all the way to Glasgow, ...
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Which airline’s carry-on size limits apply when one airline sells ticket but flight is operated by another? [duplicate]

I am taking a flight purchased from United for Seattle (SEA) to Casablanca (CMN). Some segments are operated by other carriers but in United’s name. The ticket says: United 4688 Operated by trans ...