Due to the limitations of motor coach luggage compartments, all escorted and guided tour packages allow one piece of luggage per person and one carry-on bag. Excess luggage will be subject to charge of up to $100 per piece. Passengers who purchase independent packages which do not include motor coach travel are subject to the restrictions imposed by airlines. Gate 1 recommends traveling 'light' as there is generally no porterage included in independent programs, and passengers are responsible for carrying their own luggage to / from airports, piers, rail stations and hotels. Many airlines apply charges for checked bags. For a complete list of fees, please visit Gate 1 Travel is not responsible for any excess luggage/ weight charges levied by an airline. The Travel Agent and/or Tour Operator, Gate 1 Travel, shall not be held responsible for any damage to or loss of luggage/personal items. All damage/loss must be reported at time of incident and documented in writing by local authorities for submission to the insurance company. Any cost to retrieve luggage will be your responsibility and you should retain receipts to submit to your insurance provider. We also suggest you refer to for helpful tips on how to prepare for your journey.


All checked luggage will be screened at the airport prior to being placed on an aircraft. In order to make your check-in as easy as possible, we offer the following list of suggestions as recommended by the Transportation Security Administration:

Checked Luggage:

Carry-On Luggage:

Thank you for taking the time to follow these few steps. We want your vacation to be as pleasant as possible from the moment you leave until you arrive safely back home.