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Carry on luggage size restrictions

Old Apr 12, 13, 2:07 am
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Carry on luggage size restrictions

Is the following bag size allowed as a carry on bag: 12 x 22 x 12.5 ?

It is under 45" total but not 14 X 9 X 22,
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Old Apr 12, 13, 3:51 am
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Originally Posted by kalda01 View Post
Is the following bag size allowed as a carry on bag: 12 x 22 x 12.5 ?

It is under 45" total but not 14 X 9 X 22,
Probably depends on the airline. But the 12 or 12.5 thickness may very well make it a major problem to fit in the overhead.
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Old Apr 12, 13, 8:14 am
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Originally Posted by kalda01:20578521
Is the following bag size allowed as a carry on bag: 12 x 22 x 12.5 ?

It is under 45" total but not 14 X 9 X 22,
how's this under 45" total?
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Old Apr 12, 13, 8:35 am
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Originally Posted by JMN57 View Post
how's this under 45" total?
Heh, I didn't even bother to add it up. But I think the 12 or 12.5 inch depth is a bigger problem.
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Old Apr 12, 13, 9:26 am
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It's going to depend on the airline and how they define the size restriction.

If they insist it fits into a sizer, and the sizer is nine inches, a 12 inch bag will not fit.

Though it doesn't matter as this is over no matter how you size it.
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Old Apr 12, 13, 10:14 am
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Hi, I am also looking for a decent carry on for my upcoming trip. I have seen one advertised on Rick Steves web: http://travelstore.ricksteves.com/ca...=product&id=42
It's a bit pricey. Is this a standard size for carry on?

Thank you.
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Old Apr 14, 13, 9:23 am
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Originally Posted by BRLv2Travel View Post
Hi, I am also looking for a decent carry on for my upcoming trip. I have seen one advertised on Rick Steves web: http://travelstore.ricksteves.com/ca...=product&id=42
It's a bit pricey. Is this a standard size for carry on?

Thank you.
Looks OK to me - the dimension that usually results in a "you have to check that" is the depth or length. The Steves bag should be fine. You have a little more to work with on width. This one is 14" but I regularly see them a lot wider than that with few hassles from FAs.
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Old Apr 14, 13, 11:12 am
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The Rick Steves bag can be stuffed which makes it oversized.

Why put yourself in a situation where a forced gate check is the only option?
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