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Carry on, GARMENT BAG

amacox
New Arrival

Along with a carry on luggage item, can you ALSO carry on a garment bag with one dress in it?  Again, in addition to the carry on suitcase is my question.  

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Re: Carry on, GARMENT BAG

TheMiddleSeat
Rising Star
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Technically, only if one of the two items fits underneath the seat in front of you and you have no other items (purse, backpack, briefcase, etc). However, it's doubtful you would be told you can't put both items in the overhead bin. It also helps if you have a good boarding position so you could get bin space before everyone else. If flight is full you may need to have one item gate checked so don't proceed unless you are ok with that possibility.

 

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Re: Carry on, GARMENT BAG

DancingDavidE
Rising Star

@TheMiddleSeat wrote:

Technically, only if one of the two items fits underneath the seat in front of you and you have no other items (purse, backpack, briefcase, etc). However, it's doubtful you would be told you can't put both items in the overhead bin. It also helps if you have a good boarding position so you could get bin space before everyone else. If flight is full you may need to have one item gate checked so don't proceed unless you are ok with that possibility.

 

--TheMiddleSeat

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Also if the garment bag might fit on top of the other luggage inside the bin that would help justify it in my mind that it isn't taking up any extra "footprint" in the bin.

 

 

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse and LAS for work, A-list and CP.

Re: Carry on, GARMENT BAG

amacox
New Arrival

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