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A Carry-on Luggage Size Guide for International Flights

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International Luggage Size

International luggage size standards are mostly weight-based. 50 pounds is the usual weight limit and the most important checked international luggage size allowed is 62 linear (total) inches. Typically, a typical checked luggage size wavers around 27 x 21 x 14 inches.
International carry-on size restrictions are often a notoriously challenging subject to understand since such a lot of the restrictions are determined by where you’re traveling. However, international carry-on size rulings become easier to digest.
So once you’ll decipher the principles that depend on international or domestic travel. Here’s a breakdown of just what to seem for together with your next trip.
Outside of the U.S., the quality carry-on baggage size is smaller (this relates to flights originating outside the U.S. and with a destination outside the U.S.). Here like any rule, exceptions abound and it’s an honest idea to go to the location of all of the carriers you propose to use while abroad to urge a consensus.
Clearly, if you travel outside the U.S. daily or are looking to get a bag for somebody who does, you would possibly want to think about replacing the quality domestic sized carry-on bag in your set with a world carry-on luggage sized bag. In terms of what the 2 bags will hold the difference isn’t that great and it’s going to add some flexibility in your travels.

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Domestic Carry-On Luggage Size

The universally accepted carry-on luggage size for domestic flights (within the U.S.) is 22″ x 14″ x 9″.
That being said, anyone who has frequented short-haul commuter flights will tell you that this size bag often won’t fit into the overhead compartment and thus finishes up being checked at the gate anyway.
we’ve not heard at this point that anyone has been charged for a checked bag as a result of this, on the other hand, things are changing daily within the airline industry.
Make some extent to see out your airline’s website beforehand to seek out the newest regulations on the carry-on luggage size for domestic flights What qualifies domestic flights? Flights originating within the U.S. with foreign destinations and flights originating outside the U.S. with a U.S. destination generally, use the U.S. standard for carry-on baggage size.

 

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Carry-On Size & Weight Restrictions Chart

Airline                                                    Inches                                            Centimeters                                      Weight
Aer Lingus                                   21.5 x 15.5 x 9                                         55 x 40 x 24                                       22 lbs.
Aeromexico                                22 x 14 x 9                                                 56 x 36 x 23                                       22 lbs.
Air Canada                                  21.5 x 15.5 x 9                                          55 x 40 x 23                                       22 lbs.
Air New Zealand                       17.7 x 22 x 10                                           45 x 56 x 25                                       15 lbs.
AirTran Airways                       24 x 16 x 10                                               60 x 40 x 25                                         —
Alaska Airlines                          24 x 17 x 10                                               61 x 43 x 25                                           —
Alitalia                                          21.5 x 13.5 x 9                                          55 x 35 x 25                                       17 lbs.
All Nippon Airways (ANA)    22 x 16 x 10                                               55 x 40 x 25                                      22 lbs.
American Airlines                    22 x 14 x 9                                                 56 x 36 x 23                                          —
British Airways                          22 x 18 x 10                                               56 x 45 x 25                                      51 lbs.
Cathay Pacific                             22 x 14 x 9                                                 56 x 36 x 23                                      15 lbs.
Delta Air Lines                           22 x 14 x 9                                                 56 x 36 x 23                                         —
El Al                                                22 x 18 x 10                                              56 x 45 x 25                                      17 lbs.
Hawaiian Airlines                     22 x 14 x 9                                                 56 x 36 x 23                                      25 lbs.
JetBlue Airwaysv                      22 x 14 x 9                                                  55.5 x 35.5 x 22.5                                —
KLM                                               21.5 x 10 x 13.5                                         55 x 25 x 35                                      26 lbs.
Korean Air                                   21.4 x 15.5 x 7.5                                        55 x 40 x 20                                     26 lbs.
Lufthansa                                     22 x 16 x 9                                                  55 x 40 x 23                                     17 lbs.
Qantas Airways                          41 total linear                                           105 total linear                              15 lbs.
Saudi Arabian Airlines           45 total linear                                           115 total linear                               15 lbs.
Scandinavian Airlines             22 x 16 x 9                                                  55 x 40 x 23                                     18 lbs.
Sun Country Airlines               24 x 16 x 11                                                 60 x 40 x 27.5                                 35 lbs.
Thai Airways                               22 x 18 x 10                                                 56 x 45 x 25                                     15 lbs.
United Airlines (UA)               22 x 14 x 9                                                    56 x 35 x 23                                           —
US Airways (US)                       22 x 14 x 9                                                    56 x 36 x 23                                    40 lbs.
Virgin America                          24 x 16 x 10                                                 60 x 40 x 25                                    30 lbs.
Virgin Atlantic                           22 x 14 x 9                                                    56 x 36 x 23                                     22 lbs.
*Double ask your airline as these dimensions could have changed.

 

Carry-On Luggage Size Packing Restrictions

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires equivalent things as an international carry-on and domestic carry-on travelers when it involves carry-on luggage packing restrictions.
The 3-1-1 rule dictates that travelers can only keep it up toiletries in bottles so that it can hold three ounces or less. At that point, everyone must pack bottles into one quart-sized zip-top bag and they permit every passenger just one bag.
Many international airport security systems have accepted 3-1-1 regulations widely. International travelers returning to us should ask U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to work out whether or not they restrict the travelers from carrying on snack items like fruits, vegetables, and canned or dried meats.
Travelers must declare every fruit or vegetable to a CBP officer, no matter how safe or pest-free it’s going to look. Bakery items, chocolate, and cured cheeses are generally allowed but could also be examined by CBP officials.
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