The dimensions of hand Luggage
The dimensions of hand Luggage have a single standard, but in rare cases may depend on the rules of the carrier. Most airlines allow baggage no larger than 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm If you don't know the exact parameters of your carry-on baggage, you can check them out using specially designed molds with check-in and border control. Any size Luggage should be free to fit.
Maximum weight of hand Luggage can vary from 6 to 12 kg. in addition, the passenger has the right to bring additional outerwear, notebook, handbag, umbrella, a package from the duty free store, medical equipment, and baby carriage. Despite this, try to have a minimum number of items of hand Luggage because the airline reserves the right to require payment for additional hand Luggage.
Airlines have the right to impose additional restrictions on hand Luggage. Be sure to check their requirements in advance in order to avoid unpleasant situations when crossing the border.
What can you carry in hand Luggage?
First of all, you need to remember which items just can not be put in the Luggage for carriage in the aircraft. The main concern:
- weapons and other sharp and blunt objects which could cause injury;
drinks and other liquids exceeding 100 ml;
- chemical products, in particular, explosives and toxic substances.
Suspicious objects may entail not only the need to pass them in the Luggage compartment, but also much more serious problems of a legal nature.
But don't worry, if you need to take with you on the plane something really important. As an exception you can put into the baggage:
- liquids and cosmetics in containers not exceeding 100 ml;
- medication if you have a certificate from the doctor;
- baby food.
In order to avoid disputable situations in the area of control, all liquid is better to transport in containers (not more 10 pieces) with the indication of their amount and store them in a single transparent bag or purse.
Going on a trip, remember that the list of prohibited and permitted items for carriage in carry-on baggage may depend not only on the airline but also the country in which the flight. Therefore, to clarify this information in advance is recommended.