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Member since 08 Jun 2014
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Travelling qf1 to lhr in f. Then onto cph on ba in j. Arrive t3 depart t5
Member since 14 Oct 2016
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Assuming that your trip is all on one ticket, the bags will be transferred to your flight to Copenhagen without you needing to collect and re-check them.
Member since 09 May 2013
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You are most likely going to be tagged to CPH, which means the bags will sent automatically over unless they are on separate tickets with different airlines (non one world) or if your stop over is more than 24hrs.
one ticket from ABX to CPH
As Denmark is part of the Schengen zone I wasn't sure whether I needed to collect bags and pass customs in LHR and then recheck?
I don't think being in a Schengen Zone or not comes in to it. It's different from here where you and your bags would go through Customs in Sydney as the first stop.
Member since 10 Oct 2013
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having done this numerous times with QF and BA as long as same ticket they check bags through from SYD to CPH - so land LHR go to connections (purple signs) get bus from T3 to T5 and go through security to lounge and then await CPH flight - same thing on way back really check in CPH with BA and bags labelled through to SYD - so just land T5 follow purple signs in reverse to T3 and then await QF! good travels
Member since 13 Jul 2012
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Originally Posted by obanpointer
===Denmark is a part of the Schengen zone, and normally you would need to collect your luggage at the entry to the Schengen zone to go though customs.
However, UK never became a part of Schengen, and flights between UK and Schengen countries are considered international, with separate customs and immigration.
Provided that you are travelling on the same ticket, and don't have to change the airport in London (e.g. travelling from LGW to LHR to make your connection), you would not have to worry about your luggage in UK
Member since 31 Oct 2014
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There should be no problem with luggage going all the way through. When you arrive in Copenhagen your bags may come out on a separate carousel, or be marked in some way in case Custom wants to have a look at them. But that's because you've come from outside the EU.
Member since 23 Feb 2018
If you you have booked Sydney to Copenhagen in one ticket, your bags go to Copenhagen, you are in transit in Heathrow and will clear immigration and customs upon arrival in Copenhagen...
Bags will arrive on the same caroussel - why would it be different?
Member since 25 Feb 2017
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UK is great in that you dont even have to clear Customs Baggage even when connecting to a Domestic Flight if check-in airline Tags you all the way through. Then at your UK Domestic Destination then if you want to Pay Duty or have your Bags inspected by Customs you usually have to make a phone call.
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