Questions tagged [luggage]

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Why can't one use airport luggage trolleys when queuing for the immigration counter in an airport?

There typically is no available airport luggage trolley that we can bring to the immigration queue after landing to an airport. Why can't one use airport luggage trolleys when queuing for the ...
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Which countries force all arriving international passengers to claim their luggage for the purpose of customs inspection?

I read on this answer by phoog: Your layover is in a country where all arriving international passengers must claim their luggage for the purpose of customs inspection. In this case, the bag is ...
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Given a flight path with one or several layovers, how do I know at which layover(s) I have to retrieve my checked luggage?

Given a flight path with one or several layovers, how do I know at which layover(s) I have to retrieve my checked luggage? I know that I can ask the check-in front desk that gives me the boarding ...
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Can I bring keto powder through airport security? [closed]

I've started doing keto (more specifically a power keto where you put it in water).. anyways can my powder keto pass security and a bigish plastic bottle (with a metal ball to help shake it up)?
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luggage allowance on multi-city bookings

How does luggage allowance work on each leg of multi-city bookings (in order to force a stopover), vs. the same booking done as a one-way trip? For example Air Canada has a very generous luggage ...
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Can I parcel my luggage by train on Saturday and Sunday

I want to travel from chennai to dellhi by flight but i want to send my luggage box which is of 35kg by train. But i have time only on Saturday and Sunday. Can i book my parcel on Saturday and Sunday
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About staying in layover [duplicate]

I will travel from Delhi to Canada. In way my flight there's a layover in Mumbai for 22 hrs. Can I stay in a hotel outside of the airport? Second thing: will I receive my checked in luggage in Mumbai ...
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Checked Baggage transfer at Shanghai to Nanchong

I am travelling soon from Los Angeles to Kolkata via Shanghai. Nanchong. Kunming by China Eastern all the way. I heard that checked baggage has to be taken out for customs & rechecked in at ...
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Bringing bottled soda on Air France / Philippine Airlines flight to Manila

I will soon be flying from Europe to Singapore SIN via Paris CDG (checked through luggage) and then board a separate flight from Singapore to Manila NAIA. I'm visiting a friend and I'd love to bring ...
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Airport process [closed]

This will be my first time going to the airport, long story short I have a lot of questions... I have a 'squishy' bag (not hard) would there be a chance of it ripping? When my bag goes through the ...
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Do I need a visa for layover in Bangkok waiting for next flight to VTE? [closed]

I bought 2 flight tickets separate (not connect to each other); one from Sacramento to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok(BKK) (layover for 8hours), the other one is from BKK to VTE (Laos). I'm planning ...
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virgin australia 1 PC baggage interpretation

Both my wife and I are flying round trip from Sydney, Australia to Auckland, NZ, round trip. Our e ticket indicates baggage allowance: 1 pieces. Does that mean 1 checked bag for EACH of us or 1 ...
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Understanding suitcases characteristics

I am very confused with buying a new suitcase for my flights, planned to be my 23kg luggage that goes in cargo, thus I am asking for your experience please (this is not a question for personal opinion,...
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Frankfurt Airport drop check luggage early in the morning (long time before the Airline's counters open)?

I will travel by train to Frankfurt Airport very early in the morning (2 am) and I have a big check luggage. The check-in counter for Vietnam Airlines (I will fly to Hanoi, Vietnam) will be opened (...
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Checking in bags early

We’re traveling British Airways from Heathrow to Singapore. How early can I check bags in? Is there a bag drop?
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Checked baggage for domestic connecting-flight in China from international flight

I am planning to travel to Xiamen, China from Berlin, Germany and some of the flights have a stopover in a Chinese city like Guangzhou or Beijing. In this case, do I need to take my luggage first from ...
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Can I check in all the way through?

I've the following trip booked. Outward: New Delhi -> Madrid -> Sao Paulo Return: Lima -> Madrid -> Delhi The New Delhi -> Madrid and Madrid -> Delhi leg is done by Air India. The Madrid -> Sao ...
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Will British Airways check baggage through, despite an overnight layover at Heathrow?

I am considering flights on British Airways from one place to another in Europe, via London Heathrow (LHR). One itinerary has a 11-hour connection, from 21:00h the night before to 08:00h the next ...
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Can I put a bed quilt/blanket in airplane's cargo?

I don't want to buy an extra suitcase, and I don't really care if the quilt (if that's its name) lands damaged or not. I am thinking of adding a suitcase (luggage 23kg) in my airplane booking, and ...
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Can I take 3 bags of total 100 lb in Emirates?

I have an emirates flight booked from US to India. The baggage policy on their site mentioned: 2*50lb weight It says 2 but can we take extra bag if the total weight of 3 bags is still less than 100 ...
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Carry Stroller on Emirates flight without a kid?

I am travelling from USA to India via Dubai in Emirates flight. I wanted to take a stroller for my sister in India that I bought in USA. Do I need to take it as part of my allowed check-in luggage? Or ...
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Is TUI Premium Economy’s baggage offloaded first?

Is TUI Dreamliner Premium Economy’s baggage unloaded first at the arrival airport?
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Where can I find the upper bound price for checked-in luggage for Sky Airline when purchased at the airport counter?

Where can I find the upper bound price for checked-in luggage for Sky Airline when purchased at the airport counter? https://www.skyairline.com/english/price-list (mirror) just gives a lower bound (e....
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Concerned about taking flash drives and laptop with me on a long international flight

If I take a flash drive through an airport security checkpoint, do I have to take it out along with my phone charging bank and electronics, or leave it in my laptop sleeve? Also, is it okay if I put ...
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Send luggage to a pick-up point and retrieve after 2 weeks

I would like to send a small suitcase ahead of me from Tokyo to Osaka. After I leave Tokyo myself, I will travel for 14 days before arriving in Osaka, so I can only pick up the luggage after that time....
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Do Cameroonian citizens need visas to transit through Suvarnabhumi airport (Bangkok)?

We made a single online booking from Shanghai to Yaounde, Cameroon. The connecting flight to Thailand is with Thai Airways TG665, which arrives at 9:15pm in Bangkok. We catch the next flight at 1am ...
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Baggage allowance with Air-Philippines from Manila - Ozamiz and Economy Supersaver ticket?

I have a flight ticket from Manila to Ozamiz flying with Philippine Airlines. The ticket class is Economy Supersaver. On this link I read that for a PAL domestic flight I can check in a piece of ...
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What are the pros & cons of locking zipper pulls to a lock embedded in the suitcase?

Many suitcases now have a built-in lock (often TSA-compliant) that attaches to the far end of the zipper pulls as shown in the image below. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of ...
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Retrieving Bags To Clear Customs/Lounge Access Upon Arrival

I will be travelling from NRT -> ORD -> EWR next year. When I land in ORD, will I need to retrieve my bags in order to clear US customs? Also, my flight from NRT to ORD is with JAL in business class, ...
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What to do after a claim for compensation is rejected

I had a flight with an airline company with one stop. The first flight was delayed more than 3 hours because of the crew cabin of the airline company, two of them have left the airplane and the ground ...
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Getting off at an international hidden city with checked bags? [duplicate]

Let's say I am currently in City A, having flown here from City C through City B (all in different countries). I have a return ticket back that goes A-->B-->C, and I want to get off in B. I've ...
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Checking luggage on a 3-leg journey

I am taking a vacation in the Maldives in November. I’m ticketed all the way through United and their Star Alliance partners. I’ll be starting the journey on United from Newark to Zurich. 4 hour ...
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Are adjustable monitor stands safe to pack in checked luggage?

I have a monitor and stand (HP ZR2240w) that I would like to take with me as part of an international move. The monitor stand is fairly heavy, and contains some kind of spring - it's not clear ...
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What is the baggage drop deadline for Eva Air at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) for international flights?

What is the baggage drop deadline at the check-in counter for Eva Air at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) for international flights (to SFO if that matters)? https://www.evaair.com/en-...
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Will there be an issue if I take 10 kilograms of yerba mate on an airplane?

Mate is a traditional South American infusion, which is not common and usually expensive in Europe. I'm travelling to France soon so I'm taking a bunch of it (the yerba mates leaves, not a liquid) for ...
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trolleys with exchangeable wheels [closed]

Hello dear travel community! I guess this is a common question around here, as I am almost certain traveling experts are generally looking specifically for what I am seeking after. Both my parter's ...
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Can I take new (still in their boxes) PC parts in my checked in luggage?

I am packing a motherboard, graphics card, RAM, power supply, chip, fans, SSD, and external hard drive which are ALL brand new still in their respective packages - packing them all inside my checked-...
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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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CDG baggage claim before or after immigration?

I have a transfer in CDG (both in T1), but they are on separate tickets. I'm not entering the Schengen area, nor coming from it. Can I check baggage for my flight to CDG and collect it before ...
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How to upgrade my baggage on Qatar Airways

I'm travelling from Singapore to Europe on Qatar airways and would like to upgrade my luggage. How can this be done?
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Number of check-in Bags on Indigo Airlines?

I am flying from Delhi to Dublin by Indigo flight. I have a transit Istanbul, how many check in bags are permitted?
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Is VIP's Fairway Trolley (80cm) allowed for check-in for US trip in Etihad?

I'll be traveling to US next month via Etihad Airways. Etihad's baggage allowance policy states that "all check-in baggage must adhere to max dimensions 158 cm". I bought this VIP bag from Amazon (...
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Transporting lots of luggage at Luton airport

I'll be travelling from Luton airport next month, with a large amount of luggage, far too much for an ordinary luggage trolley. I'm sure I'm not the first person to have had this problem! Does Luton ...
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How does free baggage for Frequent Traveler status work?

I have gained Frequent Traveler status with Miles & More on my last travel. One of the benefits is additional free baggage. From Miles & More status comparison: Total amount of free ...
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Can I take a soft suitcase on Qatar Airways?

Are you allowed to take a soft suitcase on Qatar airways I have heard that some airports are starting to ban soft suitcases but I am not sure if this is true or not
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Travel to USA with a stuffed puppet

My wife and I are going to fly from Madrid to NY soon. We have a stuffed puppet we like to carry with us every time we travel. It is a small puppet, maybe 20cm tall. You can laugh as much as you want,...
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Baggage pick up in transit in Istanbul airport [closed]

I will be traveling by Atlasglobal and I'll have a connecting flight with IndiGo. Since these are two separate flights booked, Atlasglobal is not ready to book my checked in baggage directly to ...
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Sending luggage from Germany to the USA

I recently traveled via Asia to the US, only bringing necessities in my backpack. Now we left ~50kg luggage in Germany and would like to send that over. DHL offers a luggage service which is like ...
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Can I leave a large suitcase at TPE during a 4-hour layover, and pick it up 4.5 days later when I come back to TPE on my way to Taipei downtown?

Can I leave a large suitcase (~ 28.0 x 19.75 x 12.5 inches, i.e. 71.12 x 50.165 x 31.75 cm, and ~15 to 20kg) at TPE during a 4-hour layover, and pick it up 4.5 days later when I come back to TPE, so ...
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Purchasing a bottle of wine after security over 100 ml

We are flying Ryanair to and from Barcelona. We wanted to bring a bottle of wine or any other liquor as a gift. We do understand that, having only the standard small bag, we can only bring a limit of ...