Questions tagged [luggage]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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