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Easyjet Handluggage

Easyjet will tighten their rules for handluggage:

If you buy seats in the front or with more legroom, nothing changes, if you buy
the regular seat in the middle to the back, your handluggage must fit under the seat in front of your seat./size 45x36x20cm).
Alternativ you can book the tarif hands free, which means you will receive your bag at the baggage caroussel first.

This will start February 01st 2020
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Easyjet will tighten their rules for handluggage:

If you buy seats in the front or with more legroom, nothing changes, if you buy
the regular seat in the middle to the back, your handluggage must fit under the seat in front of your seat./size 45x36x20cm).
Alternativ you can book the tarif hands free, which means you will receive your bag at the baggage caroussel first.

This will start February 01st 2020
Easy Jet Plus gets 2 bags, the biggest is much bigger than standard carry on, worth it for regular travellers when they have a proper service!
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Alternativ you can book the tarif hands free, which means you will receive your bag at the baggage caroussel first.
Which means it gets loaded last, so it can be first off. It also means it is the most likely to be not loaded if time runs out, or if the aircraft is heavy.

And what happens if you don’t get your baggage first? (This will be a logistical nightmare for handling agents as easy doesn’t use containers. All their baggage is bulk loaded!). I doubt they will give you money back.

I seriously doubt they can deliver.
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Easyjet will tighten their rules for handluggage:

If you buy seats in the front or with more legroom, nothing changes, if you buy
the regular seat in the middle to the back, your handluggage must fit under the seat in front of your seat./size 45x36x20cm).
Alternativ you can book the tarif hands free, which means you will receive your bag at the baggage caroussel first.

This will start February 01st 2020
So, what will lockers be used for? Link please!
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Re: Easyjet Handluggage

This after Swiss have announced they will no longer be serving free drinks and snacks on short haul flights. They can't really be blamed for looking for savings given how Covid has decimated the industry. Can't help but think it is a bit of an own goal though to make the airline offer basically the same service as a budget carrier without the budget prices.
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Old 01.12.2020, 20:55
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This after Swiss have announced they will no longer be serving free drinks and snacks on short haul flights. They can't really be blamed for looking for savings given how Covid has decimated the industry. Can't help but think it is a bit of an own goal though to make the airline offer basically the same service as a budget carrier without the budget prices.
I find that LX’s prices are quite competitive, at least on routes where they compete with LCs.

And Swiss have done this before, charging for food and drinks. It lasted a couple of years until some bright marketing type thought they needed something to differentiate themselves from the LCs.
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Re: Easyjet Handluggage

I've got Easyjet Plus anyway, but for ages now I've noticed people really push the hand luggage to the limit. I've seen people getting on with those huge backpacks on frames and don't get me started on the ones with kids buggies.
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Old 01.12.2020, 21:34
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Re: Easyjet Handluggage

I quite look forward to there not being a complete rush and fight to stuff oversized into the overheads ..

Wonder if they will enforce it.. Countless times times i've seen them shout "one bag only" ... etc etc .. only to see most people board with handbags, bag packs, duty free .. unchallenged..
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Re: Easyjet Handluggage

Before I had EJ PLus I was getting on at Edinburgh with a small trolley bag and was told I had to put my cross body handbag inside as I was not allowed to board with 2 bags, but it was OK to take it out once I'd boarded
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I find that LX’s prices are quite competitive, at least on routes where they compete with LCs.

And Swiss have done this before, charging for food and drinks. It lasted a couple of years until some bright marketing type thought they needed something to differentiate themselves from the LCs.
I remember that time was 2006ish. So stupid! Would not even give a glass of water. So idiotic.
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Old 01.12.2020, 23:26
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Which means it gets loaded last, so it can be first off. It also means it is the most likely to be not loaded if time runs out, or if the aircraft is heavy.

And what happens if you don’t get your baggage first? (This will be a logistical nightmare for handling agents as easy doesn’t use containers. All their baggage is bulk loaded!). I doubt they will give you money back.

I seriously doubt they can deliver.
So last into the plane, first on the trolley, last on the conveyor belt ....
not that it matters to me, after my first and only Easyjet flight I decided I rather pay more and get a decent flight. Very Swiss, I know.

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Rubbish, they are obliged by law to give a glass of water if so requested.
reliable info? There is you handle to consider ....

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I find that LX’s prices are quite competitive, at least on routes where they compete with LCs.

And Swiss have done this before, charging for food and drinks. It lasted a couple of years until some bright marketing type thought they needed something to differentiate themselves from the LCs.
Yes, it's odd how these things come and go. Not long after I came to Switzerland 20 odd years ago Easyjet started flying out of Basel. In those days one could get a flight (that was half empty) with checked baggage and zero extras for about 20 francs. If you wanted a coffee on the plane however it would set you back about 10 francs though! In the meantime I think someone realised that reducing the prices on board (and increasing the quality of products on offer) mean that more people are likely to buy them. I think an Easyjet coffee costs quite a bit less now than back then.
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Yes, it's odd how these things come and go. Not long after I came to Switzerland 20 odd years ago Easyjet started flying out of Basel. In those days one could get a flight (that was half empty) with checked baggage and zero extras for about 20 francs. If you wanted a coffee on the plane however it would set you back about 10 francs though! In the meantime I think someone realised that reducing the prices on board (and increasing the quality of products on offer) mean that more people are likely to buy them. I think an Easyjet coffee costs quite a bit less now than back then.
It does, although personally I wish they'd kept the price and increased the quality instead
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Easyjet will tighten their rules for handluggage:

If you buy seats in the front or with more legroom, nothing changes, if you buy
the regular seat in the middle to the back, your handluggage must fit under the seat in front of your seat./size 45x36x20cm).
Alternativ you can book the tarif hands free, which means you will receive your bag at the baggage caroussel first.

This will start February 01st 2020

What if you don't book a (particular) seat?
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Re: Easyjet Handluggage

The seatarea implies the rate of your booking.
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What if you don't book a (particular) seat?
Then if you want to take a bag for the hold or the over head bin, you pay for that.

Otherwise at booking you just click 'skip seat selection' .. When you online checkin a seat will be allocated anyway.

I've never selected a seat in all my years flying EJ..
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