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Royal Brunei Airline Luggage and if they strict about it

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Royal Brunei Airline Luggage and if they strict about it

Hey guys moving to Dubai and have a bit of luggage with me concedering its not a holiday but a move for few years..

I have 22kg in luggage instead of 20kg allowence, and hand luggage of 7kg...

My question is: are they strict in weight 20kg allowence or may be 2 or 3 kg up and they dont spoil your journey by making you pay?

Secondly, hand luggage sometime I know in Emirates airline they dont even check hand luggage, is that the case now as well or everything is by the book?????


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1. Re: Royal Brunei Airline Luggage and if they strict about it

Depends on where you're departing from and on the check-in agent.

I don't recall having my hand luggage weighed but I was over in hold luggage last year at the end of my holiday (too much shopping, haha) and the check-in agent said she could allow 2kg over but no more. So I had to post the remaining amount of stuff.

***Disclaimer*** This is just one situation and you might want to go by the book, or at worst, have the 2kg or so of extra luggage packed but in a plastic bag or something so it's easy to remove at check-in. You do *not* want to be on your hands and knees at an airport removing stuff from your suitcase while hundreds of people look on! :)

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2. Re: Royal Brunei Airline Luggage and if they strict about it

Why would payoing for 2kg extra luggage spoil your journey - to me that would be preferable than having your move spoiled by leaving stuff you want to take behind.

Just pack it and pay it if you have to

Edited: 09 December 2012, 10:09
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3. Re: Royal Brunei Airline Luggage and if they strict about it

Emirates, while departing from T3 Dubai International, are quite strict. They say 30 kg and mean it. Only exception is if you do a self check-in, which lets you load up to 32 kg. As far hand baggage, yes they have actually installed a scale/gauge to check it, and a staff or two are permanently posted to check hand baggage weight before you enter passport control area. All hand baggages will be screened by security by x-ray, while departing or arriving. If Royal Brunei are like most other airlines, they may let you off with 21 or 22 kg. No personal experience, though. Like Latimer said, if you need it, take it, pay for it if it be.

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4. Re: Royal Brunei Airline Luggage and if they strict about it

Ali, they weren't strict on the 20 kg when I used them last month, however we were there early so were easy on us. We were flying to Melbourne, however half our flight was just flying to Dubai. People ahead of us were also checking in 24, 22 kg with different check in people and all got their bags through.

My experience here:


re hand luggage if you have too much: You can do the old trick of leaving some hand luggage with someone when you checkin and then take though with you when you go through security.

They didn't recheck our bags before we boarded.

My advice would be just get there early and hope for the best with a nice check in agent.

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