Questions tagged [luggage]

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JFK International to Domestic Baggage Drop

My wife and kids are arriving in JFK in a couple of weeks (Air India) and have a flight to Atlanta (Delta). Separate tickets but they have enough connection time. My question is about baggage. I ...
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When should I use a green Star Alliance “Transfer” flag on my airline bag tag?

When checking in for my TAP Air Portugal flight this week at Heathrow Airport, I noticed that the self check-in kiosks had stacks of bright green bag tag flags. These flags were printed with the Star ...
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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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Included baggage for long haul flight with Lufthansa

I'm searching on Skyscanner for a flight for Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Toronto (YYZ) for the dates 29 May 2021 - 19 June 2021. This is the result's link. I select the cheapest one: Then I go to the page ...
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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 if my airline will check my bags through all the itinerary?

I have decided to post a meta Q&A, without claiming any reputation for my own answer, both for my own interest in the topic and the large number of questions "will airline check bag all the ...
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Do I have to handle my bags when transiting in Istanbul?

I booked a flight from Fiji to the UK via Auckland - Hong Kong - Istanbul - Gatwick. Do I have to claim my baggage in Hong Kong? We will change airlines there from Air NZ to Turkish Air.
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Bicycle Transport Venice Airport

We (2 people) are traveling to Venice by bike and we plan to fly back from Marco Polo Airport. We will stay in Venice for a couple of days after. We will park the bike in the San Marco Bike garage (...
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Bag straps get stiff?

I have a Timbuk2 backpack, and recently on international flights I have noticed that the nylon straps are stiff when I’m deplaning. Within an hour or so they return to their normal pliable state. Has ...
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Re check bags at Dublin stop over? Travelling Heathrow to San Francisco on Aer Lingus

I'm flying From Heathrow to San Francisco with a stopover in Dublin. The flights were booked as one ticket, both Aer Lingus. However, as Dublin has US Preclearance, will I need to claim my luggage at ...
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Eithad preclearance at Abu Dhabi, landing at JFK, connecting flight at LGA and checked in baggage

I'll be doing US customs preclearance at Abu Dhabi airport and landing at JFK airport. But my connecting flight is at LGA. Do I have to claim my checked in luggage at JFK and then recheck it at LGA or ...
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transferring from train arriving in Vienna to Vienna airport with more luggage then I can carry without a trolley

Last time I arrived by train in Wien Hauptbahnhof with 3 airplane checked baggage sized bags (23 kg each), transferred to a local train to Vienna Airport (Flughafen Wien) train station, and there was ...
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Will airlines offload luggage if a passenger does not board?

I am flying from from BOM-IAH with a baggage allowance of 2 bags of 23kg each for check-in luggage. On the return, I booked a flight from AMD-BOM on Air India which only allows for 1 bag with 25 KG in ...
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Flying to Africa by Qatar Airways - baggage question

I'm flying to Africa with Qatar Airways. Baggage allowance shows as 30 kg but I was wondering if I can take two bags that weigh 23kg each instead of a single bag
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Bundling together items to meet baggage allowance?

Some airlines allow only 1 item as your baggage allowance. If you are travelling with two or my items of checked luggage, and their combined weight is still below the weight limit, do airlines ...
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How much do roof racks hurt gas mileage?

I'm going on a big national car trip, and I want to increase cargo space by getting a roof rack, but I'm wondering how much the additional drag will increase my gas bill. Is there any way to figure ...
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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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Do I need to recheck my baggage when transiting YYC-YYZ-DXB?

I am so confused right now. So I have a flight from Calgary (YYC) to Dubai (DXB), with a connection at Toronto (YYZ) for 15 hours. I finished the first leg (Air Canada) and left the plane. Followed ...
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Are workstation monitors safe to pack in checked luggage?

I need to take my monitors for my workstation with me. Can I pack them in checked luggage? I have two monitors and they are 13 1/2 inches length by 16 inches width.
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What does “Baggage: 1PC” mean on my flight ticket?

On my e-ticket for my flight with Swiss booked through Travelup.com, I see this: Baggage: 1PC Does this mean I'm only allowed hang-luggage? Or can I take hand-luggage, and check in one piece of ...
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Can I bring empty bullet shell casings (spent ammo) in checked luggage on an international flight?

I am on vacation in Russia and was given several spent .38 bullet shell casings as a souvenir. They were fired recently and presumably still have residue on them. I'll be flying domestic within ...
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If my ticket allows me to take a maximum of 23 kg luggage, can I take two pieces with me whose total weight is less than 23 kg?

If my flight ticket type allows me to take with me a maximum of 23 kg luggage, can I take two luggage with me whose total weight is less than 23 kg on the back of the plane? The airline is ...
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Can I carry roller blades in cabin baggage?

Can I put roller blades into a bag and fly with it as my cabin baggage with Ryanair? EDIT: There were no problems with roller blades at the airports.
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At transit or layover, have checked-in luggage transferred to the next airline without passenger retrieval and re-drop

Is there any way to book two connected flights (from different airlines; each one on a unrelated website): without passing via 3rd party agency (online or not) still being able to organize the ...
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Can you bring an e-scooter on-board MTRX trains?

I've looked through the page about luggage at their website but there's no mentioning of e-scooters. Does anyone know if they're allowed?
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Can I have my luggage transferred in Istanbul without me claiming and rechecking it myself for a transit trip?

I have a flight to Istanbul via Saudi Airlines, and from there to Moldova via Air Moldova. The tickets are separate, and so my question is, since I don't have Turkish visa and I can't claim and ...
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Free extra baggage with trans-Atlantic flights with KLM?

Since only US citizen are allowed in from Europe at the moment, trans-Atlantic flight will likely have very light planes, no? I'm wondering if KLM airline would be willing to be lenient with extra ...
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International flight with layover - rechecking bags, customs?

I have a flight from Montreal to Newcastle UK, with a layover in Amsterdam. I booked this flight through Delta--the first flight is operated by KLM, second by KLM Cityhopper. Will I need to re-check ...
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Can airlines open your checked-in luggage without telling you?

Because of the specific way I close the zippers, many times I noticed that when I received my checked-in luggage, it was opened and carelessly closed at some point in the journey. Nothing was missing, ...
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I lost my boarding pass with my bag tag on it, does this matter?

I dropped off some luggage today at the airport into the hold for my flight, the person at the desk attached a part of my baggage tag to my boarding pass so I can identify my bag. I lost my boarding ...
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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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Can you bring an electric scooter on Flixbus?

Is it possible to bring an electric kickbike on Flixbus? The luggage limit is all sides combined 160 cm and max. 20 kg. I think an average electric kickbike would fit that. If it's not possible to ...
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Will my baggage be checked through from LAX to PEK to ICN with Air China

does anyone know if my baggage will be checked through from Los Angeles all the way to Incheon, South Korea if I’m having a layover in Beijing? My flight that lands in Beijing is in the same terminal ...
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Will Condor through-check baggage onto Lufthansa flights?

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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Assistance with luggage at Canberra airport for a woman travelling with children

My wife and I will be travelling from Canberra to Doha on Qatar Airways with our two kids (aged 1 and 3). I will be returning to Canberra before her. My research tells me that that there are no porter ...
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What's the maximum amount of luggage that can be carried on Qatar Airways?

I would be flying in Qatar Airways from Doha to Bangalore (India) and my check-in baggage allowance is 40 Kgs. Can I carry 3 bags within the limit of 40 kgs? Is there any limitation on the numbers of ...
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Is it against regulations to pack my laptop battery on its own in my checked luggage?

We have several small children, which complicates traveling and requires us to compact our hand luggage as much as possible. We've been tempted to check in our laptop in our luggage, but have been (...
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Is there any “leg bag” for traveling safely?

I'm looking for "leg bag" for traveling where I can put my iPhone, money and documents? I need something I can wear under my jeans, to avoid to be pickpocketed.
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Baggage interline agreement quatar airways and air Asia KUL airport

Is there an baggage interline agreement Between Qatar airways and Air Asia at KUL airport?
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Do I need to recheck in baggage in PVG?

I’m flying on China Eastern JFK-PVG-ICN. My flights are on the same ticket. Will my baggage be checked through all the way from JFK to ICN or do I have to claim and recheck in my baggage at PVG? If I ...
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What baggage allowance does 1 PC mean?

I am travelling on Air France and my ticket is: Baggage allowance > 1 PC. I don`t know what that means? Just one package on the plan or one package on the plan and one in my hand? I am travelling ...
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Carrying hard drives in checked in luggage

This question is about flying within India. Can I place an internal hard drive and a solid state drive inside my checked in luggage? I'll be wrap them in a bubble wrap and place them between my ...
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Is it possible to add checked bags during connecting stops? [duplicate]

I have an international flight with an extended stop (8hours) at DFW. Is it possible to add luggage during the layover?
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What are the rules regarding baggage inspection during layovers?

I'm travelling from UK to Japan via Russia, and would like to take prescription medication with me without a prescription (imported legally). I've cleared it with the Japanese authorities, but noticed ...
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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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Do United Airlines economy tickets include checked bags?

When booking a domestic 'economy' ticket with United Airlines, does that ticket include a checked bag? What I know so far There is no specific mention of how many checked bags are included with an ...
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PPBM: What happens if you check in luggage and then miss the flight?

My partner and I are due to take an international flight together. For reasons beyond our control, my partner may not be able to make the flight. I've read other questions about this scenario and it ...
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Turkish Airlines: can I drop off my luggage more than 3 hours before departure in Istanbul?

I have a stopover in Istanbul for few days. Outbound flight with Turkish Airlines departs at 2 am and I'd like to drop off the luggage not 2 hours before departure, at midnight, but 8 hours, let's say ...
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How rigorous are Amtrak in enforcing luggage rules?

Looking at Amtrak trains between NY and Boston, I found that all had "no checked luggage" save for a midnight train (less than ideal for a relaxing vacation). Looking at this reference, it's not ...
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Two legs on different tickets with Turkish Airlines - is baggage checked through

I'm booking a flight one-way from Ashgabat to Dublin via Istanbul. If I book the two legs separately, both with Turkish Airlines, it'a about €120 cheaper than booking it as a single (again with ...

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