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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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What is checked baggage?

If you’re wondering “What is checked luggage?” you needn’t be intimidated by the check-in process. If you arrive with a properly-weighed bag and have taken stock of restricted baggage items, checking your luggage in will take a few seconds. The differences between checked and carry-on luggage that matter most are their size, weight, and restrictions….

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Amsterdam’s Luggage Storage Options

If you’re waiting for a connecting flight or don’t need most of your luggage during your trip to Amsterdam, you needn’t roll your bag around the city. Its storage options are surprisingly pocket-friendly. Luggage Storage Amsterdam Airport If you’re staying within the vicinity of the airport, you’ll find Schiphol’s storage lockers on the lower level…

A quick guide to travelling to Malaga

A quick guide to travelling to Malaga

Malaga is a popular holiday destination, but sometimes it can be hard to decide when to go and how to save money when you fly to Malaga. Here are some tips on how to find cheap flights to Malaga and a list of must-visit attractions in the city. Blessed with mild weather year-round and known…

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Things to know about Turkey

Situated partly in Europe and partly in Asia, Turkey is a popular holiday destination for visitors from all over the world. Istanbul is Turkey’s largest city and attracts millions of tourists every year. Many tourists come to visit architectural sites like the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sofia, and the Basilica Cistern. Other attractions in Turkey…

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Everything You Need To Know About Hold Luggage

Hold luggage refers to any piece of luggage that you don’t take with you into the cabin, but is rather put into the plane’s hold section. This means that hold luggage is the same as checked baggage. Below you will find some useful information about luggage, which can help you plan your next trip. Hold…

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When and where to buy suitcases for travelling by plane?

The best way to buy suitcases is when it is off travel season. Suitcases are usually most expensive just before school holidays or right before major bank holidays like Christmas and Easter. It is also not advised to purchase suitcases at the airport as they will charge higher prices to capitalise on a traveller’s last-minute…

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Refundable tickets – what it means and how to buy them?

Your plans might change any time affecting the date and time of your flight tickets. Whether it’s a business emergency, travel visa denials, or spontaneous holiday extensions, it’s always helpful to find out a little more about refundable airline tickets. Here are a few helpful notes to keep in mind on your next air travel…

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