If you're going to an important business meeting and your suit looks perfect from the dry cleaner, you'll need to pack it in your travel bag. But do clothing bags count as carry-on luggage (will airlines force you to pay for everything else as checked luggage)? We set out to study this puzzle and bring you a definitive answer.

Do Garment Bags Count as Carry-on

So, do clothing bags count as carry-on luggage? Clothing bags are not usually counted as part of carry-on luggage for air travel. Many airlines offer baggage specifications that allow garment bags to be carried as hand luggage, which means you can still place the roller luggage on the trunk (or in the space under the seat).

Matein garment bag recommend: Here are two of the highest-rated garment bags we could find: a professional Garment Bag and a slim Garment Bag.

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