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Everything You Need To Know About Hold Luggage

Never sure whether you will get away with your free carry on allowance, or should you pay extra for priority. On long haul flights baggage allowances are usually quite generous, but on short-haul, or budget flights choosing which size and type of luggage can be mindboggling. Index: Carry on cabin hand luggage allowances top airlines…

What is Allowed in Checked Baggage?

What is Allowed in Checked Baggage?

Airline regulations are strict, but confusing, so if you’re wondering, “What is allowed in checked baggage?” you’re not alone. Banned items may explode or catch alight under pressure. Asbestos, fireworks, and detonators are obvious examples of what is allowed on checked baggage, but corrosives are just as flammable. Toxic substances and dry ice are restricted…

What Can Airport Baggage Scanners See?

What Can Airport Baggage Scanners See?

Security concerns have made travelling an invasive affair, but the security process is designed to protect passengers. It’s critical to the safety of all who fly, so hold luggage, hand luggage and a traveller’s physical person are all checked by scanners to ensure compliance with restrictions. Dealing With Baggage Security Scanners Airports use two different…

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What is Not Permitted in Checked Baggage

If you plan to take bags or small suitcases on board a plane with you, dangerous and other restricted objects are not permitted. Here, review aviation regulations, along with what is allowed and what is prohibited in checked luggage when you fly on an aircraft. Avoid unnecessary inconvenience and enjoy your flight by checking the…

The Finest Autumn Getaways

Best Holiday Destinations in Autumn for Culture Buffs

Autumn is probably the most underrated season for travel. It brings an eerie element to the landscape and comes without the touring hoards of spring. The climate is generally mild, with just enough sunshine for infinite seaside days. Our top picks will inspire the poet in you. If you’re passionate about history and love immersing…

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Extra Baggage Costs And How To Avoid Them

If you want to avoid an excess baggage cost during your next trip, the first thing you will need to do is go to the airline’s website and read their policies carefully. Extra baggage price varies from airline to airline and from route to route, so never assume that your baggage is within the allowance….

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Understanding International Flight Luggage Limits

International luggage weight restrictions are ever changing, and rules are becoming increasingly complex as airlines try to adjust to EC 261 compensation rights. These rights have altered the way airlines qualify checked baggage. Every ounce counts, but you have the right to accurate and timeous information. International flight suitcase size limits are generally around 50…

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Can You Carry Aerosols in Checked Baggage?

Ready and eager to travel, but not sure if you can take aerosols in checked baggage? It’s not unusual for people to worry about taking their hair sprays, sun block, hair mousse and deodorants on board an airplane. Here’s what you should know about aerosol restrictions and how to answer the question: can you carry…

Alcohol and cigarettes in luggage - what are the EU limits?

Alcohol and ciggarates in luggage – what are EU limits?

Although every country within the EU has different limits for the import of alcohol and cigarettes , there are a few general observations that apply to all EU countries. The import limit of these products from non-EU states is always lower than when importing from EU states. Travelling within the EU Generally speaking, there is…

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