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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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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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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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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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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Do I have to recheck my luggage in Chicago?

I am going to travel to Malaysia from Fort Wayne thru Chicago. I already have purchased one ticket back to Malaysia, and would like to know if I still have to recheck in my luggage in Chicago or if I ...
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Transfer from Haneda to Narita with ski bags

If I arrive in Haneda and take the bus shuttle to Narita, is there lots of room for luggage on the bus (as I will be travelling with 2 ski bags and one regular bag)?
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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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Smallest checked luggage size

Is there any minimum size/weight for check-in luggage? I suppose they don't expect that people check in their wallet. But, since some things are allowed as check-in but not as carry-on, it makes sense ...
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I was asked to transfer a book via airplane

A friend of my friend forgot a book in my country. As I am flying to India soon, I was asked if I could take the book there with me. I am worried that something could be inside the book, and that it ...
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Compensation for baggage delay (Air Mauritius)

I flew back from Mauritius to London last week and they left behind ALL 4 baggage. We got 2 back after 2 days and the last 2 yesterday. On top of the delay, the content was wet. Can I claim any ...
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Are there any airlines which offer two complimentary checked bags to all passengers on transatlantic flights?

The vast majority of airlines operating flights between North America and Europe have now restricted standard economy passengers to checking just one complimentary piece of luggage. Some airlines are ...
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Using a TSA lock or not [closed]

My new luggage has tsa lock which I thought naively was a good thing. But having second thought after reading other's experiences. Nothing valuable in my bag, have free baggage check-in, just will ...
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What is the incidence of lost luggage in Amsterdam Airport? [closed]

Years ago, 10% of luggage going through Amsterdam Airport was lost. Is that still true? We have a choice to fly through Paris or Amsterdam to Prague on Delta.
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Can a full plastic bag be checked in as luggage on an airplane?

In a trip I bought some items that cannot fit into my suitcase. My ticket allows for 1 more luggage. Can I just buy a plastic garbage bag, fill it with clothes and check it in as luggage? It is ...
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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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traveling with electronics

I am traveling from Australia to Canada through Los Angeles airport I am carrying 2 laptops and many external hard disks, cables, etc. I am going to put my external hard disks (5 of them) in my ...
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Checked baggage through TSA carry-on security when late for check-in?

Hi Travel Stack Exchange, Recently on a flight from LAX-BNA, I missed the cutoff for checked baggages by 6 minutes (10:15am departure, tried to check bags at 9:36). Yet, the automated check-in system ...
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Checked in Baggage transfer Dubai T2 to T3 [closed]

Happy New Year! I have a question regarding to my flight booked with fly dubai. My flight from Erbil will land at T2 in Dubai and the.another flight will leave from terminal 3. 1- So for myself…i ...
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Air Canada or Delta? Which has better Bag Policy?

I'm between Air Canada and Delta (from San Jose, USA, to Vancouver, Canada) The only thing that matters here for me, is the Bag Policy. I have: 1 small luggage (less than 23kg) 1 big luggage (about ...
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SWISS Light fare - Buying additional *check* baggage

I am booking an intercontinental flight with SWISS. I selecte the Light fare that doesn't include checked in baggage. However, then there is an option to add checked in baggage (23kg), which I chose. ...
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I have difference in check In Luggage with Lufthansa and collaboration with SwissAir

I have a question regarding booking with Lufthansa/SwissAir: I have booked a check in baggage of 23 Kg with Lufthansa however the luggage is not showing on the SwissAir Ticket. What should I do? ...
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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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Do Firearm parts have to be declared and packed separately?

I'm going to be flying with non-serialized gun components. Specifically, a stripped pistol slide and some associated parts. The ATF doesn't consider it a firearm and it is not regulated. There is no ...
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Shipping tag on suitcase vs. on handle

The shipping company in Japan broke my luggage handle so when I checked my bags, there was no place to put the tag that says which airport it needs to go to. They put the sticker on side of my ...
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Is my luggage automatically transferred from Jeju Air to Air India at Incheon airport?

I am traveling on Jeju Air to Seoul and then connecting to Air India. Will my checked in luggage be automatically transferred to the Air India flight or do I have to do it myself?
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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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