Air Travel Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Come explore the new Fodor’s Forum
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 4, 17 at 08:03 PM
View all Air Travel activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report YAHOO Password Reset Contact 1:888:482:3831 YAHOO Tec*h supp0rt care 24by7
  2. 2 How Many Passport Pages?
  3. 3 RyanAir Carry-On
  4. 4 FLY DOMESTICALLY WITH NYS DRIVER'S LICENSE ONLY??
  5. 5 Air Berlin is Kaput
  6. 6 Trip Report Very bad experience in AMS
  7. 7 Are you planning to fly AA in December?
  8. 8 traveling thru Sal Salvador airport with quick layover
  9. 9 OK to Book via United's U.K. site--& What Happened to 1-Way Bookings?
  10. 10 Trip Report So lucky on Lufthansa
  11. 11 Carry on question.
  12. 12 Traveling with two passports, with different names.
  13. 13 IBERIA BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
  14. 14 Virgin Atlantic's "Virgin Redhead"!
  15. 15 Is $746.00 a good deal to Europe Round-Trip?
  16. 16 Delta JFK connection 1H40M from Inter'l to Domestic. Do-able?
  17. 17 Layover time in Los Angeles
  18. 18 LH bid for Premium Economy
  19. 19 JFK international terminal to domestic terminal - how much time?
  20. 20 $1500 to Europe economy in May- buy now or wait?
  21. 21 Changing Airlines at EWR
  22. 22 A horror story about Justfly
  23. 23 WOW bargain not so "wow"
  24. 24 AerLingus exit row
  25. 25 Global Entry application status question
View next 25 » Back to the top

2 leg flight baggage allowance question

Jump to last reply

Hi Everyone

I am flying Charlotte, NC to Chicago, Chicago to Istanbul

Then

Istanbul to Munich, Munich to Charlotte

Bought tickets on Turkish Airlines on Travelocity.com, but of course a couple of the legs are operated by other airlines. My wife is from Turkey and saw 2 checked bags allowed on Turkish Airlines website and went crazy buying presents for all of her family members. Today it occurred to me we might be subject to baggage restrictions by the other carriers as well. I called Turkish Airlines, United, and Lufthansa (spent most of the day on hold listening to horrible music) and got 3 different stories on how it would work. The most plausible seemed to be the United lady who told me when you check bags for more than one leg the carrier of the FIRST leg determines the baggage allowance. She told me one allowed, then $70 for any additional. She did tell me I'd be able to check a bag for my 1 year old lap child as well at no charge.

On the return flight since Turkish Airlines is flying us to Munich I'm guessing that if that lady was right it won't matter what Lufthansa's policy is for the Munich-Charlotte leg.

Can anyone with experience on this matter tell me who is right?

Thanks,

Justin

2 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement