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Is it safe to carry luxury luggage? [closed]

Are luxury bags and clothing designed to be safely checked in luggage or carried around if travelling on a budget? Is it advisable to use such items in regular transportation, or are they more ...
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Finding an Uber we'll fit in

We just booked an airport shuttle from hotel to LAX, for our family of 6 and all our luggage. We could have got an Uber that seats 6 for about 30% less, but as far as I can tell there is no way in the ...
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Bags lost on domestic leg after international flight - what compensation rules apply?

We were 6 passengers who flew from Pakistan to Syracuse on one itinerary purchased together. We checked a total of 17 bags. From Pakistan to JFK, the airline was Qatar. We had a connecting flight from ...
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Baggage division British Airways

I am planning to book a business-class ticket from London to Manchester with a checked luggage allowance of 32 kg. Can I divide it into 2-3 bags with the total at or below 32 kgs?
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Does Lufthansa round up or round down luggage weight?

I have a bag that's about 23.5 kg. The allowance is 23 kg on Lufthansa, Bangalore to Munich. Would I have to pay for excess baggage?
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For Wizz Air, is it cheapest to select "travel light" and add cabin baggage or checked baggage later?

I noticed the difference in price for "Pack & Save" vs "Travel Light" is €75 in this case. I am thinking that it cannot possibly cost more than €75 to add either a 20kg checked ...
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Munich transit visa for baggage collection for an Indian citizen

I am an indian studying in the US. Do I need to have a transit visa to collect my baggage at Munich airport?
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Can I take a boxed bicycle from Milan Malpensa to Zurich for a reasonable price?

Is there a cheaper coach than Flixbus? I ideally want to pay less than €30, and am looking for the Italian or Swiss equivalent of Megabus (which is often the cheapest option to travel by coach in the ...
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Can I take a boxed bicycle from Trabzon to the Georgian border, and then Batumi?

Is there a reasonably priced coach from Trabzon to Batumi, where I could place my bicycle (which is worth less than €100 and would be in a cardboard box with the front wheel removed) in the luggage ...
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Is there an EU right to know the cost of checked in luggage?

I’m flying from U.K. to Japan with connection in Netherlands with KLM airline. I’ve been told I have to ask at the check in counter to know the price of a checked in luggage (I don’t have luggage on ...
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What's the price of adding a checked in luggage after buying a flight ticket with Scoot but before going to the airport?

I wonder what the price is of adding a checked in luggage after buying a flight ticket with Scoot but before going to the airport. I read: If you want to carry more luggage that your ticket will ...
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Is the Thule Subterra Backpack side access laptop pocket a problem for theft?

I need a new backpack for everyday life and occasional work-related traveling. I have decided to try Thule Subterra 30 l. However, I have mixed feelings about it. Especially about that side access to ...
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What to bring for a 3-month work trip to Catalunya in winter?

I need to pack for a work trip in Spain and I will be away for 3/4 months with my husband and kids. I am traveling by train so I can bring more luggage. What should I bring? How is the temperature? I ...
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Are we allowed to carry airport style checked luggage when using Indian trains?

I have a luggage bag looking like this: Would it be allowed to take this with me when I board an Indian train?
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Terrible Experience on Qatar Airways Flight QR579 - Seeking Advice

Hello fellow travelers, I recently had an incredibly unpleasant experience on Qatar Airways Flight QR579, and I'm reaching out to this community for advice and insights from those who may have faced a ...
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Optimal placement of Apple Air Tag for luggage tracking

I have seen cases that allow the Apple Air tag to be attached to the handle / exterior of a suitcase / backpack. I would think that it would be preferable to keep the tag inside the backpack / ...
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How to carry kitchenware when traveling interstate through buses/trains?

Essentially title. What would be the best way to carry the required for cooking when travelling interstate? I am talking about items like knives, pots and so on. Putting them directly in the luggage ...
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Booked Lufthansa Flight + Train, where do I go for baggage reclaim?

I am a graduate Ph.D student. I am traveling to Germany for the first time. My travel itinerary is (booked through Lufthansa) Delhi to Frankfurt (Flight) 1 Change at Airport Terminal to Airport Train ...
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Missing baggage Swissport at Dublin

It's day 3 after landing in Dublin from Mumbai to Cairo and Cairo to Dublin. Swissport handles the baggage at Dublin airport. Baggage was delayed and we were told that the baggage would arrive within ...
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Fewer bags but overweight

3 family members including one kid are traveling to Qatar from the US with 4 pieces of luggage, but the weight exceeds 23 kg. Is there a pooling system? Will the airline allow us to take a 28-kg bag ...
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Will Custom Printed Luggage with QR Codes Confuse Airport Scanners?

I'm planning to order custom printed luggage to promote a business, and I'm considering incorporating a QR code for easy access to more information. I've read a question on StackExchange about issues ...
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First class travel from Paris to Göttingen by German ICE train - a few related questions

I'm traveling September 26 from Paris, France to Göttingen, Germany in the German train ICE, in its first class, as follows: My questions are: Is the 34 minute interchange at Karlsruhe enough time ...
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Lost luggage by Vueling, how to claim compensation?

Vueling lost my luggage. I'm trying to claim compensation for everything I had to buy for my whole week without luggage. However I did not find out how. There's a page https://www.vueling.com/en/...
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How can I help my airline deliver delayed luggage to me?

Roughly 10 days ago, I have travelled from Germany to China. Unfortunately, my checked suitcase was left behind. My ticket is booked via Hainan Airlines (HU); the flight comprised three legs: A ...
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Can I somehow look at my WorldTracer delayed luggage record from China?

tl;dr: I want to check/update information on a delayed piece of luggage, but am facing issues accessing the record on World Tracer. Roughly a week ago, I have travelled from Germany to China. ...
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US international arrival: At what point can or should you abandon your bags to catch a connection?

Inspired by this question: Minimum Layover Time for International Arrivals at Fort Lauderdale Intl. Airport Lets say you have a single ticket itinerary with a connection at the first port of entry in ...
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Rice in check in baggage

I am an Indian citizen, travelling from Chennai to Manila. Can I bring 20kgs of rice in check in baggage to Manila . Do I get any problem in customs.
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Taking bulky luggage (bicycle in a bag) on rail replacement service (SEV) BusSV300 Brennero->Innsbruck

I have booked a ticket for the connection Bologna -> Munich on August 12th, 2023, 11:52. This involves the EC84 train and the rail replacement bus BusSV300 from Brennero to Innsbruck. I would like ...
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Flight search by total cost including auxiliary fees

Recently airlines seem to have ratchetted up auxiliary fees to the point that the final price is often 50%-100% higher than the advertised price. The fees are primarily cabin baggage, checked baggage ...
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Adding bags to booking after outbound flight

I have a return flight booked with Aer Lingus. When I go to "Manage Booking" I can add bags to both legs of the flight. However, I'm unsure at the moment if I require 20 or 25kg for the ...
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Car Seat policy on Avianca

I'm flying Avianca, on international flight, Los Angeles to São Paulo (LAX-SAO), with a 3-year-old child. Can I check-in a car seat for free? Can I take a car seat with me in flight for free? I can't ...
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Travelling from Frankfurt airport to Mainz with lot of luggage

I will be flying into Frankfurt and from there and I need to travel to Mainz. I will be traveling with my family and we will have a considerable amount of luggage. Could anyone provide recommendations ...
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Mace allowed in checked bags on Avianca flights leaving the USA?

It seems a small container (under 4 oz) of Mace is allowed in checked baggage per the US TSA. But the Avianca site says it prohibits pepper sprays. It is not clear to me if Avianca is referring to ...
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Which cities have a ban on wheeled luggage?

Reading Wheeled luggage ban in Dubrovnik; when does it start? made me wonder: which cities (aside from possibly Dubrovnik, Croatia in the future) have a ban on wheeled luggage?
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Wheeled luggage ban in Dubrovnik; when does it start?

I have to fly to Dubrovnik, Croatia late this summer, but I haven't booked my Olympic Air tickets yet. I understand that wheeled luggage are going to be banned in the centre of the town, but I am ...
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If checked baggage / luggage size limit is 62-inch. Isn't most luggage sets oversized?

I have this burning question every time I plan for travel. Most Airlines / carriers state that their baggage size limit is 62". And it is calculated by adding the 3 dimensions, including handles ...
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Compensation eligibility for delayed baggage (50 hours), merely for the trouble, with British Airways (international)

Had an international flight to the UK, for tourism purposes, with British airways. Came there for about 3 days, and baggage was delayed for about 50 hours before I finally received it. a day later ...
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Hawaiian Airline with stop over: which baggage rules apply?

We have single booking NRT->HNL->BOS in business class with a one-week stopover in Hawaii. Unfortunately we ended with one 60 lbs bag. That was fine for the leg from Japan to Honolulu but I'm ...
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How to I know if my flight has the protections of a connecting flight?

I had to book a flight where there is no directly flight from my departure airport and destination. Usually in these cases, I try make sure all parts of the trip use the same airline. This has always ...
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Vueling baggage check policy

The boarding pass reads: "Your reservation includes a checked bag. Go to the check-in counters to check in your baggage." I took the baggage to the gate instead (my bad, I understand) and ...
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Cling film wrapping two pieces of luggage together (on Wizzair)

Somewhat often I encounter flights where 2 pieces of 'normal weight' luggage cost more than 1 piece of 'heavier' luggage. Me and my wife are traveling each with luggage of around 10-13kg, and as I was ...
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Will Air Canada let me check 10 bags as long as I pay the fee?

As far as I can tell, Air Canada has no specific limits for checked-in bags as long as you pay the $225 fee per bag for excess bags. My question is if in practice I would be rejected at the airport if ...
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"Baggage not Checked Through" - Is this a Self-Transfer with Trip.com?

I'm looking at tickets from trip.com to go from MSP -> LAX -> TPE. This particular flight has a "Baggage not checked through" comment, but not a "self-transfer" comment. I'm ...
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Qatar-India Codeshare flight DEL-DOH-WAW

I have booked Qatar airways fligt from DEL-DOHA and then from DOHA-Warsaw with 3 hour layover in between. Even though both flights are of Qatar airways, the website says DEL-DOH is operated by Indigo. ...
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All Nippon Airlines sent my baggage to the transit instead of the destination airport, both within the EU. Is this normal?

2-leg flight booked with All Nippon Airlines. The first one operated by them, the second one operated by Lufthansa. Both the transit (Germany) and destination airports within the EU. ANA checked my ...
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AirAsia policy on carry-on baggage

Am I allowed to bring 1.9 g lash glue and tripod in my carry-on baggage? This is only my second time flying and I used to put my tripod in my checked baggage. We didn't get additional baggage this ...
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Is there a public-accessible scale in Naha International Airport in Okinawa?

I don't travel light. My backpack is usually about 17kg but when boarding my last flight the check-in scale thought it was 19kg. Sadly my next flight, the day after tomorrow, has a 15kg luggage limit. ...
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Checking in Medical Equipment for Free

I’m traveling domestically to Fairbanks, AK. I travel with Lymphedema medical equipment for my disability. I know I can take this equipment on the plane for free. Because the bag is large in size, ...
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Luggage storage in Naples Central train station

During summertime travel in Naples, Italy, will it be easier to get luggage storage lockers in Napoli Centrali train station on demand, or should I book in advance?
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Can I get compensated for costs from delayed luggage arrival

I was flying United and due to a 3 hour delayed flight I missed my connecting United flight to Mexico. So, United rebooked me for the next day on another airline (Areomexico). Our luggage didn't make ...
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