What can I carry in my backpack on a plane? Many airlines will allow a backpack as a personal item, and for those that don’t, a backpack can still be your carry on luggage as long as it is under the size restrictions for the particular airline. The standard domestic carry-on luggage size is 22″ x 14″ x 9.”
How do you take a backpack on a plane?
- Weigh your hiking backpack before going to the airport to make sure it’s below the limit,
- Either protect, wrap or cover it,
- Surround the internal sharp and/or hard items with soft items,
- Mark your pack,
- Know what hiking gear you can & can’t bring on an airplane.
Can you take a backpack and carry on on a plane? Most airlines allow passengers to bring on both a carry-on and a personal item like a backpack, laptop bag, purse, briefcase, shopping bag, etc. The general rule of thumb is that your personal item is smaller in dimension than your carry-on bag and it can fit underneath the seat in front of you.
How do you pack a backpack efficiently?
- Get Organized. Don’t pack piecemeal.
- Think Big. Get your big items situated first.
- Don’t Forget the Small Stuff(sacks) Compression sacks are also your best friend for slimming down puffy items like sleeping bags.
- Leave the Closet at Home.
- Break the Rules.
- Keep Important Items Handy.