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meggyy April 29th, 2006 09:18 AM

Garment bag
Do most cruisers carry on the garment bag or check it with luggage?

21 days til we cruise

tami3333 April 29th, 2006 09:34 AM

last aug. was my first cruise and I'd checked it with my luggage. in 14 days will be my 2nd cruise and I will put it in with my luggage again :)

Mike M April 29th, 2006 10:57 AM

It depends on what you are referring to as a garment bag.

I always carry a garment bag that holds my suit and/or tuxedo, my wife's dresses and dress shirts and pants. This item I always check.

If it is just the vinyl type of garment bag that holds a single dress or suit, with the hanger sticking out, I would carry it.

Take care,

meggyy April 29th, 2006 02:00 PM

Thank you, that helps. The closer the cruise gets the more I worry about the goofy stuff!

LisaK May 1st, 2006 10:43 AM

most standard garment bags are to large to fit thru the scanners to carry them on. We check ours at the pier.

Mike M May 1st, 2006 01:18 PM

Just to clarify:

This is a garment cover:

This is a garment bag:

Take care,

MaryLou May 1st, 2006 08:30 PM

We always check our garment bags.

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