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British Airways states that your baggage will not be transferred between Heathrow and Gatwick and that you must do this yourself. Your baggage will not be automatically forwarded so please collect all your bags before leaving Heathrow or Gatwick airport. When you check in at Mumbai your bags will be checked to Heathrow. You will need to collect them at ...


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Generally, if it's all a single booking you can expect baggage to be checked through so you won't see it at layover point (except in some cases of international-to-domestic transfers, but there are none in the itinerary you describe). Some ticket resellers will sometimes issue tickets spread over several bookings at the airline level even of you buy them at ...


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Whether this is possible or not will depend on which airport Y is. In MOST US airports, once you land and collect your bags you will be fully landside - in exactly the same area of the airport you would have been if you were an arriving passenger in that city. In that case there's absolutely nothing stopping you from removing items from your luggage before ...


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These are typically two different things (at least for United). Bags checked by volunteers will be checked through the final destination, get a regular baggage label, and are picked up on the carousel of your final destination. That typically happens when the overhead bins are full. Some smaller planes can't accommodate regularly sized carry on at all. In ...


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Checked-in carry-on luggage will be stored in tha aircraft's hold, just like any other checked-in luggage. Where one retrieves it from will depend on the airport and airline.


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Two hours is very unlikely to be enough time for this self-connection. You would need to clear immigration to reclaim your bags, and then check them in with the next airline yourself. You can be visa exempt if you arrive from Dubai or Qatar with a visa/entrance stamp from those countries. It's also possible to obtain a 21 day visa on arrival, but only if ...


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Nowadays many of the short-haul flights (and some of the long-haul flights) have a lowest fare that does not include any checked luggage. This is usually shown quite prominently during booking (especially on the airline’s own website), with incentives to book more expensive fares which include checked-in luggage and/or other advantages, usually centred ...


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In my experience, and I've only done this two times, it is not necessary to claim your bags and recheck them when connecting to a precleared flight to the US from Canada. Apparently, if US customs officers want to search your checked bags they will put them and you together in a room for that purpose, but otherwise you will not see your checked bags until ...


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The inflatable part, even if it works above 8,000 feet, may not be designed for the rapid drop in surrounding pressure in the cargo hold of an aircraft. It could be damaged by over-inflation. To be on the safe side, I suggest modifying your puzzle pack. Get a cardboard tube at least as wide as the felt. Roll it up around the tube from the free end of the ...


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From experience I can tell you that that is the case. You're allowed a total weight Y composed of nr. of suitcases x X (based on ticket class). If you're allowed 3 suitcases you're allowed 3 x 23kg for a total of 69kg. Depending on you're destination the maximum the ground crew is allowed to lift is somewhere between 23kg and 32kg, usually 23kg now a days, ...


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If your flight is booked on a single ticket your bags are typically checked through to your final destination If you have a long layover, you can request your bags to be unloaded in Sao Paulo. Most airlines (but not all) will do this but policies vary and you need to check directly with your airline and your specific booking. If it's two separate tickets, ...


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The only space you have a right to is the space underneath your seat. And even then, some aircraft entertainment systems take up much of that legroom. So if your bag won’t fit underneath your seat and you refuse to board without your bag with you, they may bump you to the next flight and let you board that one earlier. If there is no next flight or the ...


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The reason you were told so because they are not up to date. The situation has very recently improved (last month, if I am not mistaken) and your bags now through check. Even if they don't you won't hug them for five hours, the traditional flow is deplane - collect bags -- go through US customs -- drop them off at the belts just after. But, again, I believe ...


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The fare classes are defined separately by each carrier, so there is not much to say in general based on your letters. The airlines don't even advertise much what their letters mean. If you have a booking reference, your best chance at real information would be to use that to log into the airline's website (most have a "find my booking" facility) and see if ...


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My friend and I just took a trip with Trans-Island Limousine with the following luggage: 2 backpacks 2 carry-on sized roller luggages 1 carry-on sized large duffel bag 1 check-in sized large roller luggage All of the luggage except our backpacks were over 22 pounds, and the check-in sized luggage definitely violated all size constraints. We brought the ...


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This happened to me, too. The TSA agent at the airport managed to lock it. However, he told me that these locks are meant to lock back automatically when the key is removed in the open position. He also said that if their key is moved to the locked position, the key cannot be removed without damaging the lock. He could get the lock “unstuck”, so now the lock ...


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