Questions tagged [luggage]

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Can baggage scanners see through an aluminum suitcase?

For the sake of specificity, let's say the Away Aluminum Edition. But I'm asking about aluminum luggage in general. My logic is: you have to remove a tablet or laptop. so even a relatively thin metal ...
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Codeshare flight baggage policy

I was traveling from Vienna (VIE) to Paris (CDG) to Hong Kong in Dec. The ticket was issued by Air France; however, the first leg from VIE-CDG was operating by Austrian Airlines, with codeshare flight ...
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Checking luggage for minor I'm not traveling with

My parents are flying through my local airport and my 5 year old daughter is joining them on their journey from there. My parents and daughter have their itineraries "connected". I'll be checking ...
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Baggage handling and transit at Tokyo Narita

I am an Indian passport holder and will be traveling from Calgary (YYC) to Mumbai with a transit at Narita with a 21 hour layover. 1. Will I be able to get a transit visa on arrival or is it essential ...
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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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Best way to dispose of a carry-on bag in Hong Kong airport?

An odd question, I know. I'm expecting to arrive with a full-size carry-on, containing some stuff I brought on the flight but don't want to carry any further, some stuff I'll transfer into my main ...
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Why is it that the small barcode on the stickers placed on one's check-in bags generally cannot be accessed by airport staff after 72 hours?

I read on https://www.ausbt.com.au/this-simple-trick-helps-ensure-your-suitcase-arrives-on-the-belt (mirror): Even if you do attach a bingo [= small barcode sticker on one's check-in bags or on the ...
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How can I open and reset the combination lock on my suitcase, I have forgotten the combination [duplicate]

How can I reset the combination and open my suitcase? I have forgotten the origanal combination.
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Can I put food in my hold luggage for flying?

Am I allowed to take food items (specifically: porridge, rice, pasta, cereal bars, nuts, chocolate, nutella, golden syrup, regular butter, and peanut butter) on my flight with me if they are stored in ...
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Turkish Airlines Oversize baggage

Travelling from the US, I am allowed to carry 2 pieces of luggage. I am checking a guitar as one. The guitar case is 12 cm over the maximum dimensions. I was told they cannot tell me until I arrive at ...
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What's the point in placing small barcode stickers on one's check-in bags?

When checking in bags at the airport, the front desk agent typically places small barcode stickers on the checked bags. If using self-service check-ins, the printed luggage tags often come with a few ...
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Are holidays booked with easyJet entitled to have more cabin baggage allowance than flight only?

Are easyJet holiday bookings passengers entitled to more allowance on cabin carry on than flight only passengers?
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Transit through Australia, different carriers - go through immigration?

I bought a ticket from Fiji to Europe from Cathay airlines but it involves both Cathay and air Pacific. I stop over at Sydney from Suva. I don't need a transit visa but need to recheck my baggage from ...
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Connection time at Newark Liberty Intl Airport

I will be flying into Newark on United from SFO, flight arrives 9:35pm in Terminal C. I have a Norwegian flight to London from Terminal B at 12:15am. Norwegian Air told me the check-in desk closes ...
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Baggage checking when travel via SFO [duplicate]

I am travelling from Chennai to Portland, USA via San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Do I need to collect my baggage at SFO and re-check it before boarding the flight to Portland?
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Can I carry a removed from service Cessna 182 propeller from the US to Russia?

I want to bring a gift to my buddy in Russia, and he's very much into aviation, so I found a defective aluminum Cessna propeller for him. It fits the luggage and the airline accepts it, but I'm ...
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Ryanair's 2019 “small bag” allowance vs sizer (confusing)

Ryanair's new policies (in force since November 2018) allow only one "small bag" for passenger (unless he purchases priority or other extras). However, I'm confused about its sizes. The official ...
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Not flying all legs of a flight with checked bags

I am scheduled on a return flight to fly from Ft Lauderdale to Birmingham AL through Atlanta and will be checking a bag. My son needs me to babysit in Atl on the day we are connecting through and ...
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Carrying frozen raw meat in checked in baggage

I traveled with Oman air from GOA to Muscat on 20/1/2019. I had raw meat with me, frozen and packed in a cool box in my checked in luggage. The Oman air staff did not allow me to carry it, hence I ...
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Collecting bag at MSP

I used to live in Rapid city, and recently moved to Minneapolis. My wife went to India, before i moved. Her first port of entry is MSP. Can she get the baggage at MSP, and exit the airport without ...
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Is there any regulation on how much shock a checked-in baggage can receive when traveling by plane?

Is there any regulation on how much shock a checked-in baggage can receive when traveling by plane? If not, do some airports/airlines have some commitments or guidelines on it?
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Ryanair check-in luggage sizes

Ryanair recently changed the rules regarding luggage and created a new category. A 10Kg luggage to check in. I can't find the sizes though. Does someone know the maximum dimensions for check in ...
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One ticket, two airlines, bags not checked to final destination

Who is responsible for compensating me for my rebooked ticket to Istanbul? My return ticket(see attachment) booked through Expedia UK on a single itinerary was on two different airlines. Aeromexico ...
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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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Does anyone enforce the 23kg weight limit and 1 baggage per passenger in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong?

I saw in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong: Does anyone enforce this 23kg weight limit and 1 baggage per passenger in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong? E.g., would 2 baggages and/or a ~30kg ...
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About the baggage formalities at Delhi airport during a travel between Tokyo and Ahmedabad and vice versa

I am travelling from Tokyo to Ahmedabad via Delhi with a JAL-Vistara combination. I have one question related to carrying baggage between Tokyo and Ahmedabad, and vice versa. Does this code-shared ...
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American TSA locks in Australia

I'm about to travel through Australia, and I'd like to use my American TSA-openable locks on my luggage. I'm not sure if I should, though, or if I'm just inviting Australian authorities to damage my ...
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Hidden city- baggage question- Intl arrival to US

Bought a one way from Sao Paulo to Brussels on Delta with connections in ATL and JFK. Route is GRU-ATL-JFK-BRU. Plan is to get off in ATL as this ticket was signficantly cheaper than a straight GRU-...
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Bringing titanium alloy in luggage?

So my friend is traveling at Phoenix, AZ, USA. And I'm wondering can he bring grade 5 titanium alloy back to Taiwan without any additional process? Like putting a grade 5 titanium alloy right in the ...
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Flying with a lap child on a code shared flight

We are considering booking an international flight through American Airlines that has one of the legs operated by El Al. We also have a 9 months old infant and would like to fly with her on our lap, ...
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How to move framed paintings by plane

I will soon move with two paintings by air. I'm afraid to check them to avoid damage. Last time I was able to bring them as carry-on and give it to the FA for the coat hanger. She did so grudgingly, ...
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What qualifies as a “light personal hand baggage carried inside passenger compartment” exempt from the 6 HKD charge when taking a taxi in Hong Kong?

https://www.td.gov.hk/en/transport_in_hong_kong/public_transport/taxi/taxi_fare_of_hong_kong/index.html (mirror) indicates that "Every piece of baggage (Except light personal hand baggage carried ...
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Can I have my luggage transferred in Istanbul without me claiming and rechecking it myself for a transit trip?

I have a flight to Istanbul via Saudi Airlines, and from there to Moldova via Air Moldova. The tickets are separate, and so my question is, since I don't have Turkish visa and I can't claim and ...
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Carry-on baggage restrictions for United Airlines?

I wil be flying with United Airlines (basic economy) to the US. The fight consists of two parts: One trans-Atlantic international flight, and one (US) domestic flight, all on the same United Airlines ...
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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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Price Difference of Train from Aachen to Munich

I want to travel from Aachen to Munich on 24th Jan, 2018. I have checked price on GoEuro.com. Prices of train started from 36$ to 150$. and I also checked on DB train website it is approx starting ...
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Newark Airport transfer - Luggage collection and drop off

I am traveling from Europe to Las Vegas. Newark is my transfer city and I need to get from Terminal B to C. My questions is - when I collect my baggage on Terminal B, do I have to recheck it in ...
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Where can I purchase a TSA lock & what is the cost? [closed]

Where can I buy a TSA lock & how expensive are they?
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Auto transfer of luggage between 2 airlines till final destination [duplicate]

I have bought a tickets from Harare to Dubai of Rwand Air from their office. Then I bought a ticket from Dubai to London of Emirates Air. Both the tickets were separately from their respective ...
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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 need to re-check my luggage while changing flights in Manchester, UK?

I am traveling to New Delhi (Delhi) from Philadelphia. I booked the forward and return journey in a single reservation. I have just connecting flights from Manchester and Doha. My flight path is: ...
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trolleys at heathrow terminal 4

I'm traveling alone from terminal 4 with 3 suitcases and will arrive at terminal 4 drop off in a taxi. Are there trolleys available in the area where the taxi stops? I'm a little worried on how I'm ...
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Cabin bag total linear length is 125 [closed]

My cabin bag linear length is 125 cm. Tha bag can use as cabin bag? Please help me to find solution for cabin bag. Thank you.
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Is it allowed to carry seeds on an intercontinental flight?

I will take a flight from South America to Europe (with Air France, Colombia-Panama-France-Romania if this info is useful) and I want to bring some seeds from there. Obviously, I'm not talking about ...
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Ryanair - Gate bag after November 1, 2018

Ryanair introduced its carry-on bag policy from November 2018. I assumed that I can take only 1 small bag. On their website they write: If non-priority customers want to bring a 2nd bigger (wheelie)...
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Are there any restrictions for bath salts (magnesium flakes) in hand luggage flying within Europe?

In some sources it is written that you can carry bath salts: Carrying powder-type stuff in carry on - problems? Banned on board: Christmas gifts you can’t take on a flight: Bath bombs are also ...
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Why do many airports offer bag wrapping services?

I've heard some countries and/or airlines may try to examine checked baggage between checking in a bag at the origin airport and picking up the luggage at the final destination airport. I've seen ...
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Heathrow terminal 5 to East Croydon via bus with luggage

I'm travelling with my wife to London, and each of us has a 23kg suitcase with wheels and a backpack. I understand that bus routes 490 & X26 will take me from T-5 to East Croydon, but I'm worried ...
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Travelling from DEL - YVR - LAX on Air Canada. I have a 1 hour 40 min layover. Enough Time? Pre-clearance?

The flight lands at YVR 07:00 and takes off at 08:40. Do I need to take my check-in baggage out, go through pre-clearance and, check it back in? If so, would there be enough time? Would welcome any ...
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Visa requirements for rechecking luggage in Frankfurt Airport

I am a citizen of Turkey and hold a US visa. I will be traveling from US to Turkey with layovers in Iceland and Germany. I need to get my luggage in Frankfurt Airport and recheck it. Normally, I don't ...

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