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We are traveling from Boston (BOS) to Zurich (ZRH) on Swiss Air. Our tickets are called "Economy Light". We will have a rolling Carryon and backpack. Do they allow both to be carryons for free?

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You can find the baggage information on the website. https://www.swiss.com/au/en/prepare/baggage/hand-baggage

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Here is what it says on their website when trying to book economy light.

Economy Light

Rebooking

USD 199.00 per passenger plus fare difference

Refundability

Not possible

Carry-on bags

1 x 8kg (18lb)

Checked baggage

None included in fare

Meal & beverages

Included

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"We will have a rolling Carryon and backpack."

The rules are clear. You have the right for one (1) piece of hand luggage. The backpack counts, as well.

You can gamble and arrive with two pieces of hand luggage. If you lose the gamble, it will cost you.

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--Do they allow both to be carryons for free?--

No

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If the backpack is actually a smaller rugzak no bigger than max. 40 x 30 x 10 cm then you can take it as your personal item in addition to your small case.

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the rules are clear and you should note that as well as the weight limit mentioned by #2 there is a size limit :Max. dimensions 55 x 40 x 23 cm for cabin baggage

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Just in Barcelona and there was a very strict bag check at the gate, even bags within size were gate checked. Staff were walking around seats and those in the line and tagging bags galore.

The good side was these bags were placed in the hold free of charge, unlike budget airlines who will charge for this.

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It depends on the aircraft used.

If the aircraft has not a lot of overhead space but your hand luggage is not exceeding the rules of the airline, no airline will charge you for putting the hand luggage into the hold.

If you (have) to do so, still take all valuables out. The airline will not be responsible for any valuables going miss if the hand luggage goes into the hold.

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You say "we." How many are you and is it one rolling carryon and one backpack for all of you or per person? If this is the total for two or more people maybe you could split it up and have one person take the wheelie and one take the backpack, assuming they are both within size and weight limits.

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