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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I’m assuming city X is outside of US and Y and Z are within US. The answer is yes. I have travelled from out of US to LAX or SFO and then transferred to another flight to other US cities. You do have to clear customs as soon as you arrive at city Y. Afterwards you are essentially out of the airport at city Y, with all of your bags, free to do whatever. You ...


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In Spain, I purchased a hard-sided soft-top bag with the zipper where your yellow line suggests. But I bought it at a chino—a store that has all kinds of things low cost, and mostly low quality. (Spanish call them chino because they are always run by people who look Chinese, but at least one I went to was Vietnamese.) Cost €30 for the largest size (bigger ...


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Victorinox Spectra answers the question exactly: The middle zipper is for expansion.


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All of that can go into the hold. As a generic rule of thumb, the only things that can't are those that can damage the airplane should something go wrong: corrosive fluids, flammable and explosive things. Then there is mace spray and radioactive materials and other incredible things noone sane would have anyways... See https://www.aircanada.com/no/en/aco/...


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Assuming you are flying on scheduled airline service, the employees who last handled the bag should pick it up with its contents, put it in some larger container and take it somewhere where someone will attempt to make it so it will last the remainder of the segments to the stated destination on the bag tag. That can be done with anything, including duct ...


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The baggage drop for passengers clearing US customs is immediately past the customs officer, and before you exit the customs area into the arrival hall. I've never thought of not dropping it back into the system. Perhaps you could just remove the items from your bag at the baggage drop before you go into the arrivals hall? That would be a lot easier than ...


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The first number "0" is usually the identifier for the type of checked bag (normal checked bag, gate checked, mobility device, rush bag,etc). So the first number could change, but not the next 3. Then you have 176 which is the airline identifier... in this case 176 is Emirate Sky Cargo Then the last 6 digits are allocated to the passenger, and used to trace ...


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The only non-stops on JFK-MAN and MAN-HAJ are Thomas Cook Airlines and Flybe, respectively. I'm pretty sure this means you have bough the two tickets separately. Of course, we'll consider you have taken into account the fact that the JFK-MAN flight is overnight, so if you leave from JFK on the 23rd, you'll be in MAN on the 24th, and your second flight ...


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