Questions tagged [luggage]

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Check in luggage on flights between London and Edinburgh

I have checked 5 flights between London and Edinburgh. All of them says Check in baggage 0 kgs, Cabin baggage 10 kgs. Is this the case for every flight between these two places?
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Luggage Allowance - Averaging the weight - El Al

I'm flying with El Al and am taking 3 suitcases. Do they allow for averaging the weight allowance across the suitcases? The allowance for each suitcase is 23 kg. One of my suitcases is around 25kg, ...
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Where are carry-on bags checked at gate stored?

I frequently hear gate agents announce that they are looking for volunteers to check their carry on bags. After the flight, there is sometimes a line in the jet bridge, supposedly waiting for their ...
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Dubai airport transit from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1

We are a group of four Indian citizens, travelling from Prague (Czech Republic) to Trivandrum via Dubai International Airport. Our flight from Prague to Dubai is with Czech Airlines and then we change ...
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Economy / Tourism R and T - Cabin Baggage

I bought tickets for an in Europe flight via an online tour operator and got Economy / Tourism R and Economy / Tourism T as fares The airline company clearly states there is not checked in baggage ...
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What does 1 piece baggage mean?

I booked my ticket from Alitalia. On the ticket it says 1 piece for baggage. Does this mean I have 1 checked baggage and 1 hand-baggage?
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Long layover in London with change in airport

I have a flight from Mumbai to Toronto with British Airways with a 18 hr layover in London where I also have to change airports. My itinerary looks like this (all times are local): BOM-LHR dep on ...
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Does easyJet allow a “personal item”?

Standard hand luggage policy for most airlines allows a "single" carry-on bag of (roughly) 50 x 40 x 20cm, "plus a personal item". The baggage allowance for easyJet however makes no mention of a '...
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Skiplagged - Beijing to USA destination

So I leave from Beijing going to (for example) LA USA. Using Skiplagged, the routing puts me as a final destination of Las Vegas. So... BEIJING > LA > LV Skiplagged claims you should not check ...
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Hard-case suitcase, that doesn't open at the side

I am looking for a hard-case, light-weight bag like the one pictured, however with a zipper on top (the yellow line) rather than at the side. This would allow to open the bag without using a lot of ...
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Can I leave a US airport to deliver gifts from my Checked In Baggage?

Let's say I have a ticket that goes from cities X->Y->Z. City Y is in the US and I have to clear customs here. Z is another city that I am trying to get to. The usual process is that I go to customs,...
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What happens if a bag accidentally opens while being loaded on a plane?

Imagine that my bag is not well closed or simply old, and breaks and spills its contents while being loaded on or off the plane (or a container). What do they do with it? Do they pick everything up ...
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Do I have to pick up my luggage at Seoul Incheon and how many bags am I able to check?

I am flying to Singapore from Toronto. My route is Toronto to Seoul - Air Canada and then codeshare Asiana Airlines from Seoul to Singapore- all booked on the same ticket. I have looked online and ...
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Screwdrivers, scalpel and knife in checked baggage

I will be traveling from US to Europe in 2 weeks and wanted to buy toolkit from iFixIt which contains knife, scalpel and screwdrivers. Am I allowed to put it in the checked baggage? I was thinking ...
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Can I add another suitcase in one of my connecting flights? [duplicate]

I am flying from A to B, with a connecting flight through London Heathrow (i.e. A -> LHR -> B). Both flights are with the same company/conglomerate, and so my bags will still be in transit (and not ...
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What does the 10 digit code on luggage tags represent?

I have observed that baggage tags for commercial carriers have a 10 digit code on the bottom which appears to be a part of a universal baggage handling argot, see this picture... The number appears ...
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bags and wheelchair

Me and my husband are going from JFK to Hanover on the 23rd of May 2019. Layover will be in Manchester for 8 hours. We have two bags up to 50lb. My questions are: Do we need to pay for our bags? ...
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Bought new TSA suitcase, it's locked itself - how to open it?

I just bought a suitcase, so the combination is 000 (I didn't touch the numbers) and I locked it by mistake. How do I open it?
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Lufthansa economy light personal item?

I just bought a trip travelling to the US with Lufthansa's economy light fare. I have previously travelled with Lufthansa and I have been allowed to take a ''personal item'' AND a carry on, however, ...
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About luggage details in Doha airport

I am travelling from Berlin to trivandrum in qatar airways and i have 1 day tranait in doha. Do i need to collect the luggage from doha or it directly goes to next flight?
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Early arrival in Australia, early hotel check in not available

I’m a frequent traveler from the US to Australia. Arriving in Australia, from USA, nearly every flight is early a.m., but no hotel and most Airbnb do not have that early of a check in available. Have ...
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How to get Delta/KLM to allow excess baggage for nonprofit charity to Uganda?

Does anyone know how I can get the extra baggage fee waived for materials I am taking to Uganda to a school/orphanage? I am the E.D. for a U.S. nonprofit, and it seems that we should be able to get ...
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Easyjet multiple hold bags maximum weight

EDIT: All went well: it was indeed 60 kg. I am trying figure out if EasyJet gives misleading details or I have been given incorrect information. I am moving country and I booked for 3 suitcases. I ...
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Purchase extra baggage now or wait till checkin time?

I am flying from Prague CZ to Sydney Australia using Qatar airways. I believe I will have extra baggage over the 30kg limit. I am unsure how much over I will be but probably 5-7kg and dont really have ...
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Can I check a cardboard box on a Qantas flight?

I want to take a cardboard box size 22x18x18 weight 35Lb to Sydney Australia on Qantas airline as a checked bag. Do you think there will be any issue to take it?
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10-hour layover in Nairobi (NBO)

I am flying on a Canadian passport to JRO via NBO and I have TWO separate itineraries. The first flight gets me to NBO via Lufthansa at 8:40pm and then the second flight departs NBO via Kenya Airways ...
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Wizz air - does Wizz priority allow you to check your extra trolley

I'm wondering if company policy allows passengers, who purchased wizz priority (which allows someone to take into the cabin one bag plus a trolley bag), to check the trolley bag into the hold? I have ...
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What are the steps to claim/recheck baggage on international layover via non-partner connecting airline?

Suppose you have an international layover at an airport that connects to a different non-partner airline from your arrival flight airline. My understanding is that you will need to claim your baggage ...
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Would a domestic airline send a delayed luggage abroad? [duplicate]

I will be flying tomorrow with Southwest, and the day after back to Europe with a different airline. I am wondering whether Southwest, should my checked-in luggage be delayed (because of them), would ...
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can i bring 5 foot long pvc pipe on a plane? traveling with lufthansa and aeroflot

Can I bring a 5 foot long pvc pipe on a plane? It is for a pvc bow. It doesn't look like a bow and I'm not bringing arrows. If I can bring it, will I have to pay an extra fee? I'm also bringing a ...
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What does “hold bag” mean when traveling with easyJet?

I will move to the Netherlands and am searching flights to select a price I can afford. I found easyJet and since I am moving permanently I will have plenty of stuff with me. I am booking: a ...
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Do I need to recheck bags at Boston?

I have a flight from Toronto (YYZ) to Karachi (KHI) on Emirates. EK4670 operated by WestJet will take me to Boston first, and after 4 hours layover, EK 238 will take me to Dubai and onwards to Karachi....
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TSA007 suitcase reset button stuck [duplicate]

I have a Herschel suitcase and the reset button is pressed in and now stuck, which means any combination will unlock the suitcase. does anyone know how to fix this?
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Can I leave the Honolulu airport during a 12-hour layover?

Further to my question Will I clear customs in Honolulu or LAX?, If we have a 12-hour layover in Honolulu, are we able to arrive, get bags, clear customs, then re-check our luggage and then leave the ...
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Can I check luggage to both intermediate and final destinations? [duplicate]

I was traveling to from the US to Singapore with an 8 hour stopover in Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific. I checked luggage to the final destination Singapore. I also wanted to check a piece of luggage to ...
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What colors can be used on the edging strips of airport bag tags?

I know that green edging strips are used on bag tags for flights originating in the EU. Some (but not all) of the tags on bags I've checked in Malaysia have had orange edging - what does that signify? ...
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Checked luggage & terminating trip during layover [duplicate]

I have a Canada bound Delta flight next month with a layover in New York where I plan to abandon the trip (the flight to Canada was cheaper than to USA, hidden city ticketing). Now I know all ...
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Baggage Transfer through Turkish Airlines

I have a flight from YYZ to IST, where I will be staying for a few days until I fly to LHE. I am travelling with children and have bags with me that I wont need until I reach LHE. It is a single ...
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Luggage on changed booking

I booked 2 seats to fly out and back to Stockholm with one piece of hold baggage between us. I have changed one person to come back later. How can I clarify that I want the hold luggage to be on ...
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Travelling from Winnipeg to YVR to Haneda to Sydney, multiple airlines — Can I through-check baggage?

Going to be travelling to Sydney in May from Winnipeg. It'll be an Air Canada flight from Winnipeg to Vancouver, then ANA Airlines to Haneda to Sydney. Am I able to through-check from Winnipeg's ...
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Custom related for arrival from Paris to Vancouver via Montreal

My grandson is returning home to Vancouver from Paris via Montreal , all with AC. Does he have to pickup his suitcase in Montreal and go through Customs or can he check in his luggage directly to ...
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TSA lock reset button stuck and now lock button is also stuck

I have a VIP skybag (I believe this does not matter). It has a 3-number TSA lock built into the suitcase. I know the combination to unlock, let's say it's 345. Recently it was locked and while there ...
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Offsetting travel cost by selling luggage space?

If someone is flying internationally with just a back pack as a hand/carry on luggage and has an unused quota of about at least 50 lbs of luggage allowed, can the traveler sell this luggage quota of ...
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What's the minimum allowed free luggage for an Argentinian internal flight with LATAM Airlines?

I'm taking a flight with LATAM (Buenos Aires - El Calafate, El Calafate - Ushuaia, Ushuaia - Buenos Aires) next month. When I look on their website for information about the luggage I see this: It ...
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Do I have to recheck bags when changing planes? (US to Europe) [closed]

I am flying from Austin to Houston; then Houston to Frankfurt; and then Frankfurt to Nuremberg. When do I have to claim bags and then recheck them?
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Connecting through Chicago O'Hare

I am flying from Tokyo to Toronto through Chicago. Do I have to clear customs and claim my baggage in Chicago? I am flying with American Airlines. The flight is NRT - ORD - YYZ
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Can I take prescribed antimalaria tablets to Dubai?

yesterday I got antimalarial tablets Atovaquon proguanil at the travel clinic he told me I wouldn't need a prescription for this the thing is my flight is in Dubai will it be okay if I can put them in ...
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Can I take rifle scope (scope only) in checked luggage to India

I would like to visit India next month approximately between December 15-25 [ticket didn't taken yet] from UAE Dubai. I have already purchased a telescope from Dubai market for my Indian air rifle. ...
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Are there any flight price search engines with baggage allowance included?

I am looking for a flight search engine that includes a luggage calculator in the price. I recently booked a trip and had the choice between two carriers at the time, and not feeling very stupid I ...
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Baggage and check-ins on different airlines

The airlines are British Airways and American Airlines (which, from what I understand, are partners). A friend bought my mother and I our tickets for our trip from Cairo (CAI) -> Philadelphia (PHL)...

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