Questions tagged [luggage]

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Excess baggage for economical prepositioning (London/Denver)

I wanna ship camping gear to/from London/Denver in August/sept rather rent/leave there - don't know where I'll be staying yet - I would like to ship and have in place 2 weeks before I leave (...
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Do I recheck baggage at stopovers MCI-SEA-ICN-SGN? Delta and Korean Air

We booked a flight via Travelocity for my stepson to return home to Vietnam in October 2019. He will travel from MCI to SEA and then another Delta flight from SEA to ICN and finally from ICN to SGN on ...
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Protect fragile items with biodegradable foam packing in a flight checked luggage

Someone is planning to bring fragile items (eg. glass bottle, steel bar, lamp, or electronics without Lithium battery) in a flight checked luggage. That person tries to protect those fragile items ...
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Do I need to collect luggage if transiting through São Paulo from Johannesburg to Lima?

I am flying via São Paulo to Lima, departing from Johannesburg. My layover in Sao is now over 12 hours due to an airline schedule change. I want to book the transit hotel, but am not sure if my ...
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Where to leave luggage in the Yucatan peninsula?

I will be traveling around the south of México. Mostly using ADO Bus to move between cities. The places where I am staying don't have a place to leave luggage. I read ADO bus stations have lockers, ...
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jigsaw puzzle carrier

I have a 1000 piece puzzle I want to put in my checked bag. It is a roll pack with an inflatable part that must stay inflated to roll the puzzle and keep it in place. Can I put this in my checked ...
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Can I opt out of checking carry-on at the gate?

The other day I was one of the last passengers to board a (domestic US) flight, and my carry-on bag was checked at the gate without asking. I suppose this was due to lack of space in overhead bins (...
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Baggage transfer in Beijing? [closed]

I am confused as to how to ensure my baggage is checked through while in international transit, but with two bookings. My office booked me a return flight from South Africa (where I am) to Beijing. ...
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Checking baggage through to final destination, Canada to US?

I'm a Canadian citizen, traveling from Canada to the US. I have a 5-hour layover in Toronto where I will continue to Minneapolis. Will I need to claim my baggage to take it through customs at YYZ? If ...
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Transferring Muscat on two different Airlines

I will be traveling from Doha to Dubai via Muscat on 2 different airlines Qatar Airways & Swiss Airlines. I have a transit time of 1:50 at around 10:00pm. Since these are on separate tickets and ...
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Plastic boxes on easyjet?

I'm moving house and I need to use easyjet to do it. I've booked 3 pieces of luggage, and I'm wondering, would a plastic box like this be allowable? In the past I've had a good experience with ...
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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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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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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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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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Airline (Air Caraibes) refuses to compensate for baggage delay - what are my options?

Context On the 19th January 2019, I flew from ORY (Paris Orly - France) to PTP (Pointe à Pitre - French Caribbean) with Air Caraibes. The flight got delayed (2h42 according to the company) and once ...
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Lufthansa and transfer to flight on Sun Express

I am travelling to Imir from BHX with Lufthansa and will change flights in Munich. Lufthansa have changed the Munich to Izmir flight to Sun Express, their partner airline. My question is - do I have ...
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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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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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Luggage policy for “Trans-Island Limousine” buses from HK to mainland China

I'm planning on taking one of these routes with Trans-Island Limousine from HK to mainland China. In this PDF, it seems that item 5 specifies that passengers are limited to one luggage of size 25"x16"...
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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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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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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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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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does Calafia airlines allow a personal item?

They allow; Carry on luggage 10 kg Size: 108 linear cm (45 cm x 38 cm x 25 cm) but nothing said about a personal item. Most do but....
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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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Alitalia and baggages

For the first time after years of travelling I will fly with Alitalia. I booked it via Expedia, and now I can't find anywhere any information on baggage in my reservation. Neither on Expedia or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Checked luggage & terminating trip during layover

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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Will we go through immigration transferring from Qatar to British Airways at London-Gatwick? [duplicate]

I am a Bangladeshi passport holder planning to fly from Dhaka to London Gatwick Airport in June 2019 on British Airways and Qatar Airways. I have a separate air ticket for Gatwick to Winnipeg, Canada ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Manila to Nagoya six day layover Nagoya to San Francisco

I have two 23kg boxes from Manila to Nagoya. Could I check my two 23kg boxes through directly to my next flight from Nagoya to San Francisco that will fly six days after my arrival in Nagoya?
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Taking turmeric bulbs from Asia to Europe

My Asian sister-in-law was given turmeric bulbs by her mother. She is flying to the Schengen space via Taipei and then Amsterdam. Will those products be allowed in by EC laws?
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Are There Baggage Lockers at the San Francisco International Airport?

My plane from SFO back to Germany leaves at 10 p.m. tonight, I thought I'd take an Uber from my Hotel in San Jose to the airport early, lock up my baggage there and then go downtown to explore the ...