Everything You Need to Know About Airline Carry-On Bag Sizes, Rules & Fees

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If there’s one thing that remains constant in air travel regulations, it’s change. From security guidelines to airline luggage restrictions, it’s an ever-evolving arena that’s sure to keep you on your toes long before you’re in the air.

In order to prevent avoidable delays at the airport, it’s critical to stay informed about and prepared for the latest rules and regulations. Today we’re talking carry-on bag rules, which – to make it even more frustrating – can vary widely between airlines. With this definitive guide on rules, size, and fees, Mori makes it easy for you to get the carry-on luggage information you need before you board your flight.

Below, we’ve broken down the 10 most popular major airline and low-cost carriers that fly within the United States and abroad. All of the airlines listed permit travel with a free personal item. Review the chart to find out which airlines charge fees for carry-on bags, their specific size requirements, and measurements for the ubiquitous “personal item.”

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How to Buy: Garment Bags

 

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Let’s be honest: traveling by plane is not always the most comfortable experience. Bags get tossed around. They get stuffed in cramped spaces. You sometimes need to dig through your luggage to find your ID, cell phone charger, or medicine. All of these challenges can make traveling with a suit or dress an absolute nightmare – which is why garment bags are one of the most useful yet underappreciated pieces of luggage you can own.

Garment bags are available in a number of styles to keep your clothes clean and wrinkle free, but it can be hard to know which style to choose. Should you go with a traditional flat suit bag, a wheeled garment bag that looks like a duffel, or a garment sleeve?

Our guide will provide insights on how to buy a garment bag that will suit your individual needs and help you step out with your clothing and your confidence intact.

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How to Buy: Duffel Bags

Duffel bags, duffle bags, weekenders, holdalls, or whatever you choose to call them, are great pieces of luggage, praised for their simplicity and versatility. However, the factors that make duffel bags so charming also make it difficult to find one that truly suits our needs. A number of duffel bags on the market are, quite frankly, just high-ends sacks with a few straps and a zipper! Many lack the features, functionality, and durability that today’s traveler needs.

Our duffel bag buyer’s guide will show you how to buy duffel bags that suit your basic needs, whether you’re on a trip to Vegas, to the gym, or just visiting the in-laws.

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What Luggage Flight Attendants, Pilots and Flight Crews Use

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We’ve all been there: trawling through page after page of luggage options, flip-flopping between our wants and needs as we attempt to pick out our newest travel companion. On some days we favor practicality. Others, design and appearance. In the end, it all comes down to a matter of picking out the gear that best fits our travel needs.

But, we’ve also learned that flying blind with big purchases can be a bit daunting. So we’re here today to take a look at what the most frequent of flyers tote along on their travels every day. From flight crews to seasoned pilots, here’s a rundown of the luggage the world of world travelers calls its own. Continue reading “What Luggage Flight Attendants, Pilots and Flight Crews Use” »