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Need urgent baggage advice for domestic AI flight

Old May 28, 19, 10:36 am
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Need urgent baggage advice for domestic AI flight

I'm flying from the US on BA to DEL, and then have a flight on Air India's Alliance Air to Kullu. I just looked more closely at the ticket and saw I have only a 15kg checked baggage allowance. Yikes. I'll be carrying about 40-45kg of luggage, so at $15 per extra kg could end up paying a hefty $450 more. Does any one have any advice for me, aside from paring down? The Alliance website says I get 20kg in economy, but the ticket says 15kg. Not sure which they would honor, but that is $75 right there. Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Old May 28, 19, 3:12 pm
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If these are on the same ticket, you will get the international allowance. If you bought separate tickets, you have made a rookie mistake. The allowance stated on the booking is likely to be what you will get, not what it says on websites.

Not sure where you got $15/kg though. The rate is Rs 500/kg +5% GST, which adds up to half of what you said, although still quite a lot.
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Old May 28, 19, 9:53 pm
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If you don't need to carry all your baggage to Kullu, you can leave some of it behind at DEL - https://www.newdelhiairport.in/left-luggage.aspx
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Old May 29, 19, 12:16 am
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alliance air will only give you 15kg....they don't even give extra baggage allowance to flying returns maharajah or star gold members....
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Old May 29, 19, 10:32 am
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Thanks, all. I've canceled the flight and got most of the money back, to my surprise. Will take a taxi!!
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