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The dimensions listed on the product page are: 28 x 20 x 13 inches. However, this does not include the length of the wheels which add another 2.5 inches. This means that the total linear size of the bag is 63.5 inches instead of the listed 61, which means that it will exceed the 62 inch limit that most airlines use for determining oversize bags if the baggage handlers are paying attention and decide to measure it. This means that using this bag could cost you $100+ in oversize bag fees every time you check it on a flight.
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Initial post: Jun 16, 2014 7:31:28 PM PDT
Amazon Customer says:
You are correct. I just received this bag today from Ebags. I measured it and to my dismay, found out that it was 63 inches. The wheels added 2 inches to the height. Samsonite does not include the wheels in its measurements. I decided to return the bag (even though I like it) and get something that I know will be airline compliant.
Posted on Jul 16, 2014 10:44:15 PM PDT
Lou Malizia says:
I read your post and called American Airlines Customer Service and asked if wheels counted in the dimensional measurement of 62. After a consultation, the agent said neither the wheels nor the handle count - only the compartment. I asked again and he was emphatic. So I would advise calling the airline ahead of time to ensure no problems at check in.
Posted on Aug 20, 2014 2:39:15 AM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Sep 1, 2014 9:12:01 PM PDT
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Posted on Sep 20, 2014 5:58:09 PM PDT
Conor S. Ike says:
This is spam. Do not listen to this review. This same copy paste can be found on a lot of luggage reviews here on amazon.
In reply to an earlier post on Sep 25, 2014 7:46:22 AM PDT
David H says:
This is not spam. The ANA guidelines clearly include the wheels and handle as part of the measurement.
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 3, 2014 3:01:39 PM PST
Amazon Customer says:
That's a Japanese airline, btw.
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 27, 2014 12:20:23 PM PST
You may want to look at this......StupidAirline: "Checked bags: Maximum of 62 linear inches (length + width + height; 158 cm) ->including handles and wheels<- and maximum of 40 pounds in weight (18.1 kg). "
Posted on Dec 3, 2014 11:14:52 AM PST
I checked with Southwest today. Their response - "62 inches in size (length + width + height excluding the handle and wheels)"
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 3, 2014 6:06:24 PM PST
Leslie Taylor says:
Thank you for sharing!