Is a handbag the same as a carry-on?

What is considered carry-on baggage? Technically, any piece of luggage that you “carry on” to an airplane is a carry-on bag. Most airlines allow one piece of carry-on luggage or “hand baggage” that can fit in the overhead bin, plus a “personal item” (a smaller purse, computer bag, diaper bag, small backpack, etc.

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Does a handbag count as carry-on?

Your two items might be 1 main item + 1 small item. Your small item includes items such as a handbag or thin laptop bag and must fit under your seat. For Flex bundle or a Business Class fare your limit is 2 items and maximum weight of 10kg for a single bag.

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Can I bring a small purse and a personal item?

While personal item size restrictions vary across airlines, most airlines consider a small backpack, purse, briefcase, or laptop bag to be a personal item. These must always fit under the seat in front of you. Many airlines restrict passengers to one personal item and one carry on bag.

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What is not considered carry-on luggage?

Firearms, ammunition, and fireworks are prohibited, as are all knives and safety razors (including pocket knives and Swiss Army knives). Straight razors and replacement blades for straight razors are also not allowed. Most tools also cannot be packed in carry-on luggage, as they have the potential to cause harm.

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Does a purse count as a carry-on Delta?

1 Personal Item. Each passenger flying with Delta can bring 1 carry-on bag and 1 personal item free of charge (such as a purse, laptop bag or item of similar size that will fit underneath the seat in front of you).

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Does a purse count as a carry-on Southwest?

Personal items include purses, briefcases, cameras, food containers, or laptops (case included). Where can I store my personal item? Your personal item must be stored under the seat in front of you. If it doesn't fit or if there's no seat in front of you, we'll ask you to place it in an overhead bin.

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Is a backpack considered a personal item or carry-on?

In most cases, backpacks are considered personal items as long as they fit under the seat in front of you. For example, if you use a backpack as a personal item and put it under the seat in front of you, you can then use a duffel as a carry-on bag as long as it's under the airline's size requirements.

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What is the difference between a carry-on bag and a personal item bag?

The main difference between a carry-on and personal item is the size: Personal item – typical max size 18 x 14 x 8 inches or 45 x 35 x 29 cm + has to fit under the seat in front. Carry-on – typical max size 22 x 14 x 9 inches or 56 x 36 x 23 cm.

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What does a carry-on bag look like?

Most major U.S. airlines agree on the limits of a carry-on's size (22 inches long x 14 inches wide x 9 inches high, to be exact). All the luggage on our list meets those requirements, so we've instead specified liter capacity.

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What size purse can you take on Southwest?

10 x 16 x 24 inchesSoutwest Airlines follow TSA rulings, this means your carry on luggage allowance is one carry on bag (10 x 16 x 24 inches) and a personal bag (18.5 x 8.5 x 13.5 inches). Your carry on bag will be stored in the overhead lockers and your personal bag must fit under the seat in front of you.

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