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Question Regarding Baggage Fee On 4U  
User currently offlineushermittwoch From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2965 posts, RR: 16
Posted (2 years 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4816 times:

Hi!

I am booked on a trip to LCA from CGN via VIE. The first and last sector are operated by 4U but my booking is with an OS flight number.
Now I am anticipating that I will have to pony up the baggage fee for the outbound flight, but what about the return leg?
Will they check my luggage through (both ways)?

Thanks a lot!


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User currently offlinedebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2459 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 4754 times:

You should check your booking confirmation- normally 23KG are free of charge (for feeder flights to *A partners).

On top, I would ask on board, if meals and drinks are free of charge. The crew is getting different lists, one for passengers traveling "low-cost" (BOB) and passengers with premium fares or *A connecting flights. Maybe you have luck!


User currently offlineushermittwoch From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2965 posts, RR: 16
Reply 2, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 4753 times:

Well my booking reference (from ebookers.at) states that baggage charges may apply.

But thanks a lot for the information. I was not aware about the catering issue at all.  



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User currently offlinedebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2459 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 4742 times:

Quoting ushermittwoch (Reply 2):
Well my booking reference (from ebookers.at) states that baggage charges may apply.

Log onto https://www.checkmytrip.com and enter you AMADEUS reservation code- your luggage allowance will be displayed!


User currently offlineushermittwoch From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2965 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (1 year 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 4465 times:

Well, this is what CMT says:

Dep: 07:00 AM Cologne/Bonn, Germany | Cologne/Bonn CGN
Arr: 08:30 AM Vienna, Austria | Vienna International VIE
Flight Number:Austrian - OS 8726
Fare type: Coach
Operated by:Germanwings
Aircraft: Airbus Industrie A319
Meal: information not available
Baggage: information not available
Last check in: information not available

Dep: 10:20 AM Vienna, Austria | Vienna International VIE
Arr: 02:25 PM Larnaca, Cyprus | Larnaca LCA
Flight Number:Austrian - OS 831
Fare type: Coach
Operated by:Tyrolean Airways
Aircraft: Airbus Industrie A321
Meal: MEAL (NON SPECIFIC)
Baggage: information not available
Last check in: information not available

Weird...

I don't really feel like calling up 4U with their ridiculously high call center fees...
Hmmmm...



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User currently offlinedebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2459 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (1 year 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 4423 times:

Quoting ushermittwoch (Reply 4):
I don't really feel like calling up 4U with their ridiculously high call center fees...

You can still request information regarding your luggage via OS web-page- just follow the link "Contact".


User currently offlineushermittwoch From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2965 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (1 year 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4414 times:

Okay, on OS' website it states Economy basic / T as the fare.
No word on the baggage allowance though.
I cannot access the booking via 4U's website either. Although I did receice a seperate 4U booking reference.
I guess I'll just send them an email.

Thanks for all the help.  



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User currently offlineushermittwoch From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2965 posts, RR: 16
Reply 7, posted (1 year 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 4411 times:

Okay, just got the reply.

Not very helpful, tbh. The lady told me to contact my booking agency.
Oh, great. Well, what can you do. I guess this quest of finding out what the dealio with this booking is continues.



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User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (1 year 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4405 times:

I had been looking in similar flights to LCA via VIE albeit from HAJ.
Booking as an OS-ticket through a broker (BCD) I got (and still get) the info of "1 PC" of free checked baggage (usually this is up to 23 kg these days within Lufti's conglomerate).
-HT



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User currently offlineushermittwoch From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2965 posts, RR: 16
Reply 9, posted (1 year 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4331 times:

Okay, now I talked to ebookers and they said that I'm good to go. One piece of free baggage for me and one for my lady.  
Now I'll just have to wait and see what happens on board. Not that their complementary catering is anything to write home about.



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