Luggage Security

The Best Luggage Locks: A Guide to Finding the Right Lock

POSTED May 10th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Guide to TSA Luggage Locks – Which Lock to Choose What is TSA?  TSA stands for Transportation Security Administration of the United States Department of Homeland Security. TSA protects the nation’s airports and screens all commercial airline passengers and their baggage. What are TSA Approved Luggage Locks?  Travel Sentry Approved means the TSA has a master key that will open any TSA approved luggage lock, instead of...
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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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Stop Your Luggage From Being Lost, Tips from Frequent Flyers

POSTED October 28th 2016 BY Travel Writer
You’ve paid the extra fee to check your bag, losing it would add injury to insult.  Here’s what frequent flyers do help insure their checked bags also arrive at their destination. 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 to the Department of Transportation. The good...
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Best Tips to Prevent Lost Luggage

POSTED December 16th 2015 BY Travel Writer
It happens….. you arrive at your destination but your bag does not. Here are a few tips to help reduce the chances of your bag being lost when given over to the airlines. Document your bag:  Once you pack your bag at home, photograph or video the contents of your bag as you pack – both inside and out.  Think about maybe laying out the...
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Tips on How to Avoid Lost Luggage

POSTED June 10th 2014 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. Nearly 1.8 million pieces of luggage were lost, stolen, or damaged by major U.S. airlines in 2012—and that’s just on domestic flights. That is a mishandling of 3.09 bags per 1,000 passengers. These tips on how to avoid lost luggage will...
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