Business casual attire will be appropriate for Cloudera Elevate 19. You may want to bring a light jacket or sweater for evenings and air-conditioned rooms.


Your luggage must meet the size limitations set by your airline. Check your airline’s website for specific details. In general, the following guidelines apply:

Carry-on Allowance Checked Allowance

One piece of luggage and one personal item (purse or briefcase)*:

  • Size: Maximum of 45 linear inches (length + width + height)
  • Weight: Maximum of 40 pounds

Limitations per piece:

  • Size: Maximum of 62 linear inches (length + width + height)
  • Weight: Maximum of 50 pounds

*The airline carry-on restrictions do not apply to medical supplies and equipment. Travelers with disabilities and medical conditions can visit the TSA website to find out what to expect during airport screening and flying.


Most airlines allow you to pay baggage fees when you check in online or at the airport. Cloudera will reimburse standard checked-luggage fees with receipts after the trip by submitting an expense report via Concur. Here are general guidelines for fees charged by the airlines:

Carry-on Fee Checked Fee
  • Most Airlines: Free
  • Spirit and Frontier Airlines: Fees vary by type of fare purchased; check with the airline directly
  • First Checked Bag: $20-45
  • Second Checked Bag: $30-55
  • Additional Bags: $75-100 each
  • Overweight Bags: Pricey, with fees varying by weight and destination

Luggage—Packing Tips

Follow these tips for packing your carry-on and checked luggage:

Carry-on Checked
  • 3-1-1 Guidelines for Liquids: 3-ounce containers in 1 clear 1-quart zip-top bag.
  • Medication and Valuables: Always carry these with you. Keep medication in its original container and declare it to security officers.
  • Restricted Items: Knives, box cutters, scissors and lighters are not allowed in carry-on luggage.
  • Just in Case: Pack a change of clothes in your carry-on.
  • Locking Luggage: If you do not use a TSA-approved lock, the TSA has the lawful authority to break it.
  • Contact Info: Leave your name and telephone number in each bag.
  • Finding Your Luggage: Make your bags easily identifiable.
  • Baggage Claim Receipts: Keep these with you.