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Checked Baggage

Airports in any country and passengers traveling with domestic or international airlines have to adhere to the security systems and follow the rules of the carry on regulations. They also have to carry the required airport identifications. However, none of the passengers can travel without checked baggage. But, there are certain things that can be avoided to keep the passengers from facing common problems and this can be done by following the carry on regulations or checked baggage.

Traveling with carry on luggage regulations is recommended so that the passenger can be safe from the checked baggage getting stolen or lost. The limit of carry on luggage is 18.2 kilos and hence carrying accordingly is the best as placing heavy items in the overhead bins may cause injury in case it falls out of its place. The name and contact address of the passenger should be put on each bag and the itinerary of each bag can also be mentioned so that the airlines can reunite the baggage in case it gets separated. Customizing the bag and making it comfortable to identify is highly essential as there may be several bags with identical designs. Customizing helps in spotting the bag and in preventing other passengers from taking the bag by mistake.
Avoid keeping valuable items in the checked baggage and other items of significance such as money, laptop computers and electronic files should be placed in a carry on bag. Ensure that the checked baggage has the correct airline tag and it should possess the three letter identifier matching the destination airport. Report the loss of checked luggage immediately if it does not reach the destination to the officer in charge for the baggage. Preparing to handle in case a baggage is lost is advised and this can be done by packing essential items so that the situation is handled neatly until the lost baggage is recovered.
Avoiding packing hazardous goods and confining to the regulations is the best. It is recommended to arrive at least 90 minutes early at the airport before the departure of the flight so that the baggage is checked and tagged perfectly. Traveling within U.S also the first baggage is checked free of cost, but the second baggage is charged $25 for checking and for additional bags $80 is charged. However, it should not exceed the weight limits. It is also advised to obtain the boarding pass prior to proceeding to the primary security checkpoint and the passengers should at every cost get their baggage checked 30 minutes before the scheduled flight departure.