U.K. Airlines’ Updated Measurement Limits For Personal & Carry On Bags

When traveling on a U.S. carrier, the size limitations for what you can bring as carry-on may vary slightly but not a whole helluva lot. And virtually no U.S.-based airline gives limitations on weight for carry-on bags, short of “You must be able to put it into the overhead yourself” (yeah, try that when your four and a half feet tall). That’s not necessarily the case for other countries, so as a reference, we’re posting the rules for other countries.

Today we’re focusing on the major airlines in the U.K.

If you’d like to see the other countries’ measurements for personal and carry on bags:

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U.S. Airlines’ Updated Measurement Limits For Personal & Carry On Bags

With so many airlines charging for checked luggage, more and more people are trying to stuff as much as they can into their carry-on and personal bags. And even for that, they don’t make it easy – there are no set standards for the size those bags can be, so what may “count” as a carry-on bag on one airline might be a bag you have to gate check on another airline because it’s too big.

To help avoid that problem, here are the most recently updated regulations for the size of carry-on and personal bags.

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