Questions tagged [luggage]

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What is non-personal luggage in the eyes of EU customs?

The French EU Customs brochure (mirror) states: Les bagages personnels sont ceux que le voyageur présente au service des douanes lors de son arrivée. Il s’agit aussi des bagages que le voyageur ...
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Carrying multivitamins and health supplements from India to UK in check-in baggage

I had bought a year's stock of multivitamins and health supplements (Fish oil capsules, Coronil, etc.) in Jan 22. All are in their original packages. I would be going from India to UK via Dubai/Abu ...
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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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Can I bring Philippine mangoes into France via checked-in luggage?

Can I bring Philippine mangoes to France without fuss (i.e. no need for some authority to inspect it) via checked-in luggage? If so, what is the maximum weight that I can bring? I did my due diligence ...
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Shifting Baggage of around 40 kg to UK from India

I want to take baggage of around 40 kg from India to UK. Is there any airline that can allow that much check-in baggage? If not, which airlines charge very less for extra check-in baggage? Thanks, ...
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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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Does every airport have a luggage locker?

It may sound like a silly question but does every airport have a luggage locker? I want to travel to Alicante (Spain) and I am wondering if there is any luggage locker where my notebook can fit. I ...
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Where can I see how long it took for checked-in luggage to be made available at the baggage reclaim area for past flights?

I'd like to estimate how long it will take me to leave the airport. If I have checked-in luggage and the immigration is smooth or absent (e.g., domestic flights), the bottleneck is typically waiting ...
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BOS>DOH>MEL>ADL, baggage and customs questions

I'm an American citizen without much experience traveling internationally. I have a long international flight originating in Boston, USA, going through Doha, Qatar to Melbourne, Australia then to ...
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Can I carry protein powder in my check-in luggage?

I am travelling to India next week from UK. One of my best pals have asked me to get Protein powder for him. Just wanted to know if I am allowed to carry it in my hand or check-in luggage. It will be ...
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Can 'Snow in a can' be checked in luggage for a flight?

Bizarre question I know, but I'm traveling to Australia from Canada and want to bring snow in a can for the tree as you can't buy any there. The product is non flammable however is an aerosol can. I ...
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Is it possible to take a desktop PC as carry-on luggage?

I am moving from Egypt to the Netherlands and I need to take my PC with me. I won't be taking the monitor, just the case, but I'm wondering what the best way would be. Am considering taking it as ...
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Can I bring a suitcase on the Intercity train from Amsterdam to Groningen?

I'm traveling to the Netherlands this summer for a week, and I'll be landing at the Amsterdam Airport. To go to Groningen, I'd have to take the Intercity train for 2 hours. Should I buy the tickets in ...
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Can I travel with a suitcase full of condoms?

Let’s say I want to bring only thousands of condoms in my suitcase when traveling. Doesn’t matter if it’s with me on the plane or sent separately. Will I get in trouble for being suspected of ...
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Are my scuba fins likely to be acceptable "personal items" for air travel?

In January I will be traveling to Belize for a week, and intend to do a fair bit of scuba diving. For that, I'd like to bring my 26" fins, and ideally, I'd like to avoid checking a bag, so I don'...
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Does easyJet allow a "personal item"?

Standard hand luggage policy for most airlines allows a "single" carry-on bag of (roughly) 50 x 40 x 20cm, "plus a personal item". The baggage allowance for easyJet however makes no mention of a '...
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International travel with IC (integrated circuit) chips

I will so travel with some ICs to Europe from the USA soon. I am going to Europe for a research visit and I need those ICs there. I am not sure if this will create some problems for me during security ...
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Will Condor through-check baggage onto Lufthansa flights on separate tickets?

My next trip is with Lufthansa to Frankfurt, connecting to a Condor flight to Holguin, Cuba. My outbound journey involves an overnight layout in Frankfurt, while my return trip has a 3 hour connection ...
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Sending unaccompanied bag from one German City to Another by Train

I will fly in internationally to Frankfurt and then to Stuttgart via Deutsche Bahn. Then after a few days in Stuttgart I have to fly from Stuttgart to Berlin for a short business meeting and then to ...
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What's Singapore Airlines' recheck luggage policy for international transit/stopover/layover at Singapore Changi Airport?

Assume a multi-city flight between 3 airports was purchased on https://www.singaporeair.com with an international transit/stopover/layover at Singapore Changi Airport of x hours. What's Singapore ...
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Can I bring 10 Wrist watches in my carryon for a US domestic flight?

I am traveling from Fort Myers Florida to Chicago Illinois. I have approximately 10 collector wrist watches in cases. Can they be put in my carry-on bag with me on the plane?
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How can you have luggage moved cheaply within England, if you do not care about delivery speed?

My grandmother will be travelling within England (London, Cambridge, Portsmouth) for the next year. Her health problems prohibit moving her 3 suitcases herself WITHIN England; each weighs 25 kg and ...
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How to prevent damp items from getting gross in luggage

I occasionally travel for the weekend to a location 3 hours away by car. I have some toiletry items that I've often had to pack lightly damp, and despite me trying to take them out right when I arrive ...
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How to combine multiple bags into a single checked item?

I have three bags (bike panniers) that I want to check as luggage. Together they weigh less than the 23 kg included in the ticket, and they will be something like 40x50x60 cm in total. How can I pack ...
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Can I take an ant on a plane from Albania to a EU country?

This might be a weird question, but as an antkeeper I'm curious about any rules regarding bringing ants on a plane. In this particular case: on a flight from Albania to Belgium, but any broader answer ...
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Is there a limit as to what distance airlines deliver delayed baggage?

Suppose I've self-arranged a connection through a given airport (connecting journey ticketed separately), and have checked baggage with me. I've made sure to do the usual things when booking a self-...
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Can't passengers of a car going through a Sentri lane bring their own luggage?

I read on https://expediteq.com/index.php?option=com_sppagebuilder&view=page&id=18 (mirror): A car can only use the SENTRI lane if all passengers (including children and infants) have a valid ...
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Assuring luggage isn't lost with short layover

I have a flight with Delta from Philadelphia to Atlanta (19:18 to 21:47), and then a flight with KLM from Atlanta to Amsterdam (22:40 to 12:55). I spoke with Delta and KLM and they said my luggage ...
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Delayed baggage is here but not available to pick up

I just flew Milan (MXP) - Paris (CDG) - Boston (BOS) with Air France and once landed in BOS, I got the news that my baggage "didn't make it" and that I should have claimed a missing baggage ...
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Domestic to International Flight bag transfer. Delta to Neos

I have a flight from Cleveland (Delta) to JFK. Then JFK to Milan Italy. How does 2 check in bags work from Delta to Neos? What is the weight limit and what is the cost over 50 lbs? Do I have to go ...
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What does the 10 digit code on luggage tags represent?

I have observed that baggage tags for commercial carriers have a 10 digit code on the bottom which appears to be a part of a universal baggage handling argot, see this picture... The number appears ...
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Accidentally left luggage abroad, and it's going to get shipped to me by a friend. Do I need to pay customs on getting my stuff back?

I spent some times in America in November but unfortunately, because of some logistical troubles (involving a forgetful friend), I had to leave without my main luggage. I'm hoping to get reunited with ...
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How does the "delivery of baggage in connection" work with VivaAerobús?

I saw a "delivery of baggage in connection" desk with VivaAerobús at MEX airport. How does it work? Is it to retrieve one's checked in luggage during a layover or stopover? If so, does one ...
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Could you theoretically gate check a large suitcase instead of checking it normally?

Some US airlines will gate check carry-on luggage, either when they run out of overhead compartment space or when some bags are too large. In theory, would it be possible to bring a large suitcase (...
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Where is the oversize baggage drop off at Milano Malpensa airport?

Flying from Milano Malpensa with oversize baggage, where do I drop that off?
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My checked through baggage got stuck in transit airport due to security reasons

I was flying A -> PEK -> B, where flights A -> PEK and PEK -> B are operated by different airline companies (Air China and Azerbaijan Airlines in my case). My baggage was checked through by carrier 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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Carrying disinfecting wipes in checked in luggage?

Is is allowed to carry disinfecting wipes (Clorox, Walmart brands) in checked-in luggage of international air travel originating from the US? There is an article about sanitizers, but it doesn't ...
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Limit of electronics items to carry from HK via flight?

What is the limit on electronics items (laptops and tablets) that I can carry on a flight from Hong Kong? Can someone give me an approximate idea about the cost of excess luggage charge in HK?
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Transfer of baggage Turkish airlines to Oman Air - LGW to HYD

Our family (2 adults and 3 children) are travelling from London Gatwick via Turkish Airlines, we transit at Istanbul and take a connecting flight to Muscat. Our stay at Muscat is only 2 hours and 10 ...
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Checking luggage through from domestic flight (AA) to international flight (PAL) but separate tickets

I am flying from Las Vegas via American Airlines to Los Angeles to connect to Philippine airlines. I have separate tickets. Can I check my luggage through to my final destination if the tickets are ...
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Amtrak: checking bags before the station opens

I have a 4:32am train from a station that opens at 4am. I wish to check my bags, and the train and station ostensibly support this; however, Amtrak's stated policy is that bags must be checked at ...
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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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Monitor in Checked Luggage - Damage by Vibration/Shaking? [duplicate]

I'm about to travel with a 27" Monitor in it's original packing. I don't have any fears of it hitting another hard object and breaking that way, but I wonder if it can be damaged "by its own ...
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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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How can I know with Aegean Airlines if I have Economy Light or Economy ComfortFlex fare?

I bought my tickets from Heraklion (HER) to Bilbao (BIO) with EDreams. I have three flights HER-ATH, ATH-FRA and FRA-BIO, and my first two are with Aegean Airlines. The only information I have is that ...
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Luggage limit when travelling between Krakow and Warsaw by train

I am a student studying in Kraków for long time. My studies have now finished and I will be returning to my country. I have 4 big pieces of luggage (80 cm longest dimension). Is it permitted to use ...
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Bringing my video game on an international flight

I read the questions on this website about video games but I'm still confused, it is my first time dealing with this kind of stuff. I live in Brazil and I'm planning to fly to California - Los angeles....
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Can I bring hair treatment products and shampoo/conditioner over 100ml in my checked luggage?

Okay so I'm sorry if it's a dumb question but I've never been in a plane before and I'm LOST. I just wonder if I can take my treatment hair products and my shampoo/conditioner OVER 100ml in my checked ...
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Can TSA open regular suitcase combination locks? How?

I just flew back from the USA, and found a TSA notice in my suitcase that it had been inspected. I could tell that they checked a couple of items, but thankfully nothing was removed or damaged. Now ...

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