checked baggage during long layover in CDG

Old Nov 22, 16, 10:02 am
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checked baggage during long layover in CDG

I wanted to confirm if I have to do anything with checked baggage during a 17 hour layover. I'm flying LAX-CDG-BEY on one ticket, with a lay over of 17 hours, I assume I don't have to pick up my checked bag.

if I do have to pick it up, what would be my best options, is there storage locations?
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Old Nov 22, 16, 12:19 pm
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Originally Posted by fnaime23 View Post
I wanted to confirm if I have to do anything with checked baggage during a 17 hour layover. I'm flying LAX-CDG-BEY on one ticket, with a lay over of 17 hours, I assume I don't have to pick up my checked bag.

if I do have to pick it up, what would be my best options, is there storage locations?
No, you can choose to check it through or not. It depends on whether you will make huge shopping in Paris.

The baggage claim is after passport control, your bag can check through and stay in the international area within 24 hours, so 17 hours is not a problem.
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Old Dec 8, 16, 12:56 am
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Bizarrely, I'm realising that after so many AF flights, I'm so used to travelling with hand luggage 95%+ of the time that I have never had to through check bags with an overnight connection! Can I check that this too is possible? Landing into CDG at 19.00, have a day of lovely brotherly catch up and being introduced to a friend's new born baby, and off the next day from CDG at 18.00 all in one ticket, and for once, I'll have two pieces of checked luggage. I hope I do not need to pick up those bags??
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Old Dec 8, 16, 5:05 am
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Confirming for you that you can check bags heights as lon as your connection is less than 24 hours.

I have done this multiple times with no issue.


On the other had I have had a few 36 hour layovers at CDG after spending weeks in another climate and have been frustrated at having to take my bags into town for just 36 hours.
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Old Dec 9, 16, 4:29 am
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I would avoid picking up the luggage in CDG unless I would really need to, because sometimes you have to wait so looooooong....
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Old Dec 11, 16, 10:32 pm
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I can indeed confirm that my bags were automatically through checked despite the overnight connection, in fact, when I asked, the agent misunderstood my question and thought I was asking about NOT checking it through and was starting to say that she could not sort check.

For reference, since I am high fare, plat for life, I suspect non-elite pax may get even answers if trying to short check and should assume that it will be refused even on overnight connection and pack what they need for the night in their hand luggage.

In any case, as I DID want it through checked it was all good for me and both pieces of luggage even arrived in the first 10 bags delivered off a full flight so whilst this has not often been experience, fair is fair and I have to say that priority luggage delivery worked almost perfectly this time.
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Old Aug 26, 20, 3:19 pm
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Apologies for digging up an old thread but don’t want to start a new thread with the exact same question. Is this still the norm that bags can be checked through with an overnight connection?

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Old Jan 4, 21, 10:46 am
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Originally Posted by Saltire74 View Post
Apologies for digging up an old thread but donít want to start a new thread with the exact same question. Is this still the norm that bags can be checked through with an overnight connection?

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Did you find out?
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Old Jan 5, 21, 4:22 am
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Hi. I did. Bags checked at EDI and didnít collect till my final destination. Overnighted in an airport hotel with my hand luggage only. Hope that is of some help.
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Hi. I did. Bags checked at EDI and didnít collect till my final destination. Overnighted in an airport hotel with my hand luggage only. Hope that is of some help.
Perfect, thanks!
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Old Jan 10, 21, 1:28 pm
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Did two 23 hour connections with bags checked. No problem.
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