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Tumi mansion carry all
My wife received a Tumi mansion carry all as a present and hopes to use it as her personal item on a United business class flight to Europe. It’s dimensions are 14(h) X 24(w) X 7.25 (d). I see United’s personal item size is 9 X 10 X 17. Are they very strict–is this a no go? She will have a regular sized roller as her carry on.
It’s impossible to say whether the sizing police will be enforcing rules on any given flight. She is probably safe on an International flight, traveling in J. Lucky routinely travels with an enormous Killspencer Tote as his personal item and also travels with United from time to time and I’m sure if he had an issue with it, we would have heard about it by now. I would take the risk, but I wouldn’t overfill it. Lucky says his fits under the seat so use that as your guide.
As you’re flying on a business class ticket, you should be fine. Agents are generally more leniant with carry-ons of premium passengers. Just make sure that the weight isn’t too heavy, and be nice to the agent and you should be fine
Thank you [USER=1566]@Gia[/USER] and [USER=4215]@Owen[/USER].
Is she connecting in Europe? I am asking this because the airlines in the Lufthansa group (Lufthansa, Swiss, Brussels airlines), have been asking/forcing passengers to put their carry-ons into that “measuring” device at the gate at several European airports. They did it to me at ZRH and BUD airports. My wife had the same experience at BUD and BRU airports. The gate agents went to everyone and told them to do it.
Now we were both rather good at rapidly and randomly moving around, so they never caught us :-)))