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What are the luggage requirements for international and domestic traveling?

Asked by M. Wright, Last updated: May 30, 2020

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R. Hunter

R. Hunter

Answered Jan 03, 2020

The luggage requirements for both international and domestic traveling are not the same for all airlines. Most of these airlines don't have the same capacity; as a result, their luggage requirements will definitely differ. However, one of the best options which a traveler can take is to visit the official website of the airline you are traveling with.

With this simple step, you will know the right luggage requirements that you must comply with, be it an international or domestic traveling, and you will equally save yourself from paying for a fee which you have not planned for because most airlines will ask you to pay for luggage that goes beyond their requirements. However, most airlines will only allow you to carry onboard just one bag, and the total weight of the bag must not go beyond 8kg, and with a total dimension of 115cm. And it must perfectly fit in the overhead cabin.

 

G. Jabez

G. Jabez

Answered Dec 24, 2019

Each airline has different sizes, pounds, and piece limitations based on fare class and travel zones. Most of the time, the average weight and size for a checked bag are 50 pounds and 62 inches. The average largest size for carry-on luggage is 45 inches. International flights always allow carry-on luggage, but each airline has its constraints as to the capacity, size, and weight. Some carry-on policies limit bag weights to 11 pounds or less.

Domestic flights do not often have a weight limit. Size also depends on the carrier and the room offered on the plane. You should always purchase a smaller bag for international flights. Most airlines permit two checked bags weighing between 50 and 70 pounds when flying from the United States. Most sharp objects are viewed as weapons, considered dangerous; therefore, sharp objects aren’t allowed in planes.

 

K. Shadrach

K. Shadrach

Answered Dec 20, 2019

Most domestic and international airlines have different requirement for luggage both in size, a number of bags and weight allowed. In most situations, baggage requirements for international travel are usually stricter than those for domestic flights. Most international airlines allow carry-on luggage, but each airline has its own restrictions.

Some carry-on policies restrict bag weights to about 11 lbs. or less. However, most domestic flights do not have a weight limit for carry-on luggage. For your checked-in bag, most airlines allow you to check-in two bags between 50 and 70 lbs. Some do not allow more than 22 lbs. There are some airlines that do not allow more than one to check a bag. Before you go to the airport, make sure you know the luggage requirement that your airline allows.

 

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