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redlilly 114 posts

@redlilly, have you checked the max dimensions of the BA cabin bag – it’s massive?! You can buy an exact-sized one from Amazon. Though I can’t say I’ve ever had my hand luggage size or weight checked on BA. EasyJet also adopted this size recently but I don’t think many people have realised this as I was getting some very hostile looks on our way home from GIB in April!

So you can have a 56 x 45 x 25 cabin case plus a backpack/rucksack. I quite often pop a small handbag into my backpack if I’m going to need something daintier at the destination.

Yes! I have 2no. Briggs and Riley two wheeler cases that broadly match those sizes, and have been a lifeline over the years. I am just doing the usual panic… wanting to carry the dress instead of folding it in to a suitcase and then worrying about everything else I’ll “need” with me in the cabin. I’ll probably just tell myself to get over it end up checking in a bag, and carrying the dress with me on board.

Good idea on the small bag going in to the bigger one.

I personally don’t mind if people bring a slightly larger allowance, as those rucksacks that everyone has a problem with (e.g. duffel bags) can sometimes be squeezed in to the section under the seat. I am small, so happy to do this as it doesn’t affect my leg room. It’s those people that take the p* * * that are the problem.

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