Luggage Security

Prevent Lost Luggage, Tips from Frequent Flyers

POSTED October 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
You’ve paid the extra fee to check your bag, losing it would add injury to insult. Do what frequent flyers do to prevent lost luggage and help ensure your checked luggage arrives at your destination with you. 8 Tips to Prevent Lost Luggage  Every year two million bags are lost, damaged, delayed, or pilfered, according to “mishandled baggage” reports made by the largest U.S. airlines...
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Best Luggage Locks: Selecting a TSA Lock

POSTED August 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Guide to TSA Luggage Locks – Which Lock to Choose Many travelers ask,”should I lock my luggage?” Yes, however,you should only travel with a luggage lock that has the dual function of locking your luggage while still allowing for inspection of your bags by the TSA. You may need to upgrade your luggage lock to a TSA approved lock, here’s why. The Transportation Security Administration...
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Easy and Reliable Ways to Lock Your Zippers

POSTED October 16th 2017 BY kevin4371
Cheap and Effective Security Solutions for Bags You Already Own Here are a couple of easy, clever, and inexpensive solutions to theft-proof the bags you love. If you love your purse, bag, luggage or backpack, and it doesn’t have built-in theft proof zippers you can use these items to add a layer of security to them. Use these solutions for keeping your zippers closed every...
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Lost, Delayed, and Damaged Luggage – Tips You Need to Know Before You Fly

POSTED July 4th 2017 BY Beth Williams
You have either seen it or heard about this gut-wrenching experience. Your airplane arrives at your final destination – you walk down to baggage claim – and stand at the baggage carousel for what seems like an eternity. You watch everyone else’s bags come down the conveyor belt. Then the carousel comes to an abrupt stop. You stand there staring at the empty baggage carousel when...
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7 Tips on How to Avoid Lost Luggage

POSTED June 10th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Bags get lost, stolen, opened by dishonest employees, or break open while being handled. The occurrence rate for this is low, but it does happen. No matter how low the rate you want to avoid lost luggage every time you travel. Research from SITA, the makers of the World Tracer System and producers of an annual report on the state of luggage 2016 (down from...
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Luggage Handlers Caught on Video Mishandling Your Bags

POSTED March 10th 2015 BY Beth Williams
Don’t pack valuables or breakables in checked luggage Ever wonder what happens with your luggage when you give it to the airlines?  Most of the time . . . nothing . . .  You pick up your luggage at your final destination and you are on your way.  However, ever wonder why luggage becomes damaged when the airlines handle it . . . or why you...
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