Baggage

New RFID baggage tags to cut lost airline bags

Whether taking a non-stop flight or transiting from one aircraft to the next, having a barcoded t...

Qantas hikes domestic excess baggage fees

Qantas passengers will face an increase up to 75% in excess baggage charges on domestic flights w...

Major alliance connection policies

It's not always practical or even possible to book all connecting flights under a single reservat...

Survival tips when airlines lose your bag

TRAVEL TIP | There’s nothing more infuriating after a long flight than waiting, and waiting...

Trunkster bag packs GPS, USB charger

Losing your luggage will soon become a thing of the past, with America’s Trunkster brand un...

Virgin's new baggage limits explained

Virgin Australia's new checked luggage rules, recently introduced alongside the airline's move to...

Virgin & Etihad boost baggage allowance

Are we about to see a luggage war break out between Australian airlines and their Gulf counterpar...

Louis Vuitton shows you how the othe rhalf packs

If you've got more money than sense and are toting Louis Vuitton luggage, the luxury bagmaker has...

Airline broke your bag? Top AusBT tips to sort it

It's a rare frequent flyer who hasn't had an airline wreck their baggage -- whether it's a giant ...

MAS "on schedule" for oneworld, new bag rules

Malaysia Airlines says its plans to join the oneworld airline alliance are firmly on track, with&...

Five tips to keep your luggage smelling fresh

We've all been there -- that point halfway through a business trip where there's something in you...

SkyTeam: extra baggage for frequent flyers

Global airline network SkyTeam has set standardised extra baggage allowances for its high-tier El...

Codeshare flights now get Qantas baggage allowance

UPDATE: Qantas has alerted us to a recent change in its baggage policy that now allows passengers...

World's lightest carry-on luggage

It comes as a surprise to many travellers when they first weigh their cabin bag empty -- the aver...

Suitcases and bags: two wheels or four?

If you want a fiery debate along the lines of Holden vs Ford or Windows vs Mac, host a barbeque w...

United Continental halves baggage allowance to USA

United Continental is tightening its baggage policy between Australia and the US/Canada, limiting...

FedEx-style online tracking coming to baggage

Passengers with one of America's largest airlines, Delta, will now be able to track the progress ...

Qantas slugs passengers mid-trip with new bag fees

Qantas is hitting passengers with excess baggage fees under its new one-bag policy introduced yes...