Questions tagged [luggage]

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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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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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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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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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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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How to ship luggage from EWR to a local address in NJ

I want to know if there are any luggage shipping services at EWR that, upon flight arrival, could ship a few suitcases to a local address?
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Baggage carousel for checked-in luggage tagged outside EU at Manises/Valencia Airport

Soon I will be travelling from New Delhi, India (non-EU) to Valencia, Spain (Schengen + EU). As there are no direct flights, I will be connecting either through Frankfurt, Germany (Via Lufthansa) or ...
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Can I pack a gas engine in my check-in luggage

I'm flying from New York (back) to Israel, and I'm wondering if it would be possible to pack a gas engine - new, in its original packaging in my check-in luggage. Here's what it looks like As far as ...
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Will Flydubai check your luggage through an Emirates flight on separate tickets?

I have two separate tickets - one on Flydubai to Terminal 3 and then another one from the same terminal on Emirates. Will Flydubai agree to check my luggage through to Emirates? The Emirates pages on ...
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Connecting flight and checked luggage with Iberia

Next week I will fly by plane for the first time. I have checked baggage in my itinerary and it says it applies to PRG - SDR. However, there is a transfer in madrid. The itinerary says I should arrive ...
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When packing a stack of folded t-shirts in a suitcase, how to reduce the likelihood that they unfold?

When packing a stack of folded t-shirts in a suitcase, how to reduce the likelihood that they unfold? Assume the suitcase will go on a car ride or take the plane.
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I want to upgrade to first class but the middle flight cannot be upgraded

Right now I have a planned trip from Chicago to Colombia with stop in Miami in Main Cabin (American Airlines). I want to upgrade to business/first class but, it adds me one more stop in Atlanta. The ...
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What is Emirates airline current checked in baggage allowance from USA to Iran?

I’m planning a trip to Iran in December with Emirates airlines and would like to get a ticket online; however I’m so confused about the checked baggages allowance. Some agencies say I can take 3 ...
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Can I use plastic bag as a personal item

I am allowed to bring 1 carry-on luggage up to 7 kg and 1 personal item up to 5 kg. My carry-on luggage (backpack) will weight around 8 kg, which seems to violate the limit. Can I take 1 plastic bag (...
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How do you prevent somebody from stealing your luggage when traveling by air?

I've basically never flown. So I'm asking as somebody who has near-zero experience with airports. Especially modern ones. I very much worry that, after my luggage is "checked in" and ...
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Excess baggage on Vistara (or another airline) + KLM?

I have a single ticket from Kolkata, India to Amsterdam. The first part consists of a domestic flight with Vistara from Kolkata to Delhi and the next is with KLM from Delhi to Amsterdam. I was told by ...
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Re-dropping off claimed baggage after international flight layover at SFO

I'll be travelling to Austin from Surat (India) via San Francisco. The itinerary is as follows Ticket 1: Surat <--> New Delhi - Air India New Delhi <--> San Francisco - ...
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Baggage Allowance on connecting Delta Airlines flight

I am planning to book an international flight from Ahmedabad, India to Pittsburgh, US in the second week of August 2021. My planned itinerary is (not yet booked): Air India 532: Ahmedabad to New Delhi ...
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Can I split my 30kg check-in luggage into multiple suitcases?

I am travelling with Turkish Airlines, from Berlin to Istanbul, and I am allowed 30kg of luggage or check-in. However, in the booking it doesn't mention the number of luggage items that I am allowed. ...
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What's the best way to take my PC and videogames to another country?

I have a gaming PC and a PS5 (also a Nintendo Switch, PSVita, Nintendo 3DS, but they're not a problem, I believe) and want to take all of them with me. About the PC: Leave the case here, disassemble, ...
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What happens if I bring 100+ of the same item in my luggage with the intention of selling?

Let's suppose I am going on a trip, and Victoria's Secret is on sale, so I buy tons of perfumes and take them to a country where they will be twice or three times the price I paid for them. If the ...
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Traveling with 24inch monitor

I bought a BenQ GL2480 monitor, which is a 24 LED MONITOR. Is putting it in my normal suitcase and covering it with some kind of protection a good idea? What if my suitcase gets scanned in the airport,...
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Curb protectors on back of rolling luggage

I bought new luggage with wheels recently and realized that the two rubberized skids/glides/protectors that were attached vertically on my old luggage are not on my new luggage. I am trying to find ...
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Taking 400 ml mustard oil in checked in luggage to Slovenia

In light of the edible mustard oil ban in EU, can I still take 400ml mustard oil in checked-in baggage? I am traveling from India.
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Checking in storage bags for the international flights

Can I check in storage bags (duffel bag) at airport? Japan Airline (JAL) and I'm using their aircraft 789 for my international flight between US and Japan. I am asking about checking in storage bag as ...
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How to carry two check-in luggage in United in March 2021?

As of March 2021, we can carry only one check in luggage (per person) in New Delhi - New York United flight. We can pay $100 for an extra check-in luggage. I was wondering if there is any cheaper way ...
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Where does the typical 23kg/32kg limit for checked in luggage for international flights come from?

23kg/32kg is the typical limit for checked in luggage for international flights: 23kg free of charge, 32kg if willing to pay. Where do these limits come from?
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If a flight ticket indicates that the maximum luggage weight is "50 lb/23kg", is the limit 50lb or 23kg?

23kg = 50.7 lb. I know that typically the check-in counter agents would allow check-in luggage to be above 1 lb the maximum free authorized weight, but just in case some agent decides to strictly ...
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Flight cost from A->B/B->A is $2k more than C->A->B/B->A->C. What are the dos and don'ts

Lets say I live in A(USA) and need travel to B(Asia). The cost of a ticket from A->B is $2000 more than a ticket from C(USA) -> A(USA) -> B(Asia). C and A are 90 minutes apart and there are ...
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should i pay any extra tax in airport if i bring newly built computer in check-in luggage? [duplicate]

May question may be duplicate, but what I'm looking here is a clear answers and explanation. So, yeah. Due to high shortage and demands on graphic cards, I plan to build my custom pc completely in US(...
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PVC pipes in checked baggage

I need to send a PVC pipe in my checked baggage. I want to store a rolled up painting inside it so buying one at my destination isn't a solution or option. I am worried that it looks like a missile or ...
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Carry on baggage allowance - Confused about these sizes

I got the following information from the respective websites about each airlines carry on baggage allowance: Emirates 7KG 55x38x20cm Turkish 8KG 55x40x23cm Copa 10KG ...
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Can I take portable speakers with lithium batteries as carry-on on an Air India flight?

I am travelling from Lucknow to Bengaluru. I already have my Phone (4500 mAh Lithium-ion Polymer Battery), and a power bank (2000mAh Lithium Polymer Battery) with me. I want to carry this item boat ...
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EasyJet underseat bag size

In the new policy for easyJet, passengers are only allowed to carry a small underseat cabin bag with the measures 45x36x20. Has anybody actually measured an easyJet bag cage and can share the real ...
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What is the step by step procedure of transfer from international terminal to domestic terminal at Newark Airport?

I am an Indian Citizen and I will be having a negative Covid Test report with me. My flight is United Airlines from Bombay (BOM) to Newark(EWR) and going to Boston (BOS) via Chicago (ORD) via a ...
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Can I add checked bags after online check-in (American)

I have an international flight with American (booked through BA). Am I able to add additional checked bags after I have completed online check-in when at the airport, as I was unable to do so online ...
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Do I have to collect my bags if I have multiple layovers?

I have a flight to Australia in January. I booked through Air NZ. My journey goes: Vancouver - LAX LAX - Auckland Auckland - Brisbane. I booked the flight under one ticket itiniery. My question is, I ...
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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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Purchase additional checked baggage

I am looking at a flight in Kayak and Cheapoair. In both places, I see a SAS flight with ticket category GoLight that has 1 checked baggage included. But in the SAS website, I see no checked baggage ...
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Can I recheck-in bag at Paris

I am travelling from Dublin, Ireland to Delhi, India via Paris (CDG). My first flight is Aer Lingus and the next one is Air India, and the ticket from my booking agency says I need to recheck-in my ...
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Rechecked luggage for a connected flight on the same airline & ticket

I'm traveling from Jamaica to Cancun, Mexico via Panama. Do I need to claim my checked bag in Panama or will my bags follow me right through to Mexico? I booked the flight on 1 ticket and it is with ...
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Are magnets still a problem as luggage on air travel?

I have just read through 32 pages of luggage instructions by Air France and magnets are not mentioned at all. But the page says that the list is not complete. It does not say where to find the rest. I ...
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During a transfer at Heathrow, do I need to transfer my baggage?

I am checking baggage on a US to UK flight with a change in airlines at Heathrow. United to UK, then British Air to Denmark. Do I have to claim my bags and leave the security area to recheck in or is ...
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Question about Transfer at EWR from Terminal B to Terminal C with 6 check-in bag of luggage

I am flying from India to Newark (EWR) arriving at terminal B and then flying from Terminal C from Newark (EWR) to Houston. Both are separate ticket and i have to complete my immigration/custom at ...
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Flying with Emirates and confused about luggage

I'm flying with Emirates and on the ticket it states 1x40kg. Am I safe to say that that limit cannot be exceeded? Also I'm traveling with someone so can I book extra luggage on one ticket because ...
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Does the airport security/ TSA know how to open zipperless hardshell luggage?

I have bought a piece of hard-shell zipperless luggage from Carlton, which I will be check-in in during my Europe trip. The locking mechanism of this bag is not based on zippers but on click locks, ...
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Why does typically nobody check whether one picked up one's own luggage at the airport's luggage claim area?

Airports have many checks, but typically none in the luggage claim area. Why does typically nobody check whether one picked up one's own luggage (and not somebody else's or forgetting one's 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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