# How do you measure linear inches for luggage?

To measure linear inches for luggages, a simple formula will need to be measured. The formula is X linear inches = length + width + depth. Most airlines use this type of measurement for their size restrictions.
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 1. Close the baggage. Before maneuvering your luggage around to measure it, make sure it is zipped closed. This will help you get an accurate measurement and keep it from continually http://www.ehow.com/how_7713778_measure-luggage-li...
 In order to measure luggage you will need a measuring tape. Measure the length (from top to bottom) the width (side to side) and then the depth (from front to back) http://www.ask.com/web-answers/Travel/Other/how_to...
 You add the length, width and depth of the suitcase; not the perimeter. Yes, you do have to include the handle if it's fixed and cannot be retracted. If the handle can be retracted http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201109...
 All US industry still uses non-metric measure. This will not change anytime soon. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_do_US_airlines_use_l...