Member since 29 May 2018
Total posts 8
Suspect this is an easy one for someone to answer...
I am flying business class from London to Sydney via Abu D and Perth.
It is Etihad metal till Perth. And Virgin Aus from there to Sydney.
The whole thing is under the one booking.
Flight Tracker suggests that I fly into and out of the same airport: Perth international.
Will I need to collect my suitcases in Perth, clear customs in Perth, and then recheck in those suitcases to Sydney?
Or can I interline the suitcases all the way through?
Anyone had a similar experience via Perth?
Appreciate any thoughts.
Member since 19 May 2017
Total posts 6
You will have to collect your bags in Perth and clear customs, same with all international to domestic transfers, but thankfully the VA terminal is directly next to the international arrivals exit, and you can recheck your bags there.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 88
Three flights if not four arrive at the same time as EY does but be quick and don’t stop at Duty Free - you should be good.
Member since 18 Jan 2017
Total posts 26
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 15 Jan 2018
Total posts 3
Best thing is to fly etihad abu d direct to sydney and wont need to recheck in
Thank you all.
Member since 13 Nov 2015
Total posts 82
I've done a lot of VA domestic J, and they have never ever checked my carry on size/weight from anywhere.
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