New Smartphone App Checks the Status of Your Luggage an...

Ever been sitting on the plane and wondering whether your bags are too? With the new Delta app feature you can even track your bags while in flight. Delta passengers can download a free smartphone app that features, among other things, a way to for travelers to track their bags, even while in flight.  Whether it’s a flight...

Understanding Luggage Insurance Offer by the Airlines

Airlines are required by U.S. regulations to compensate travelers for up to $3,300 in the event that checked bags are lost or damaged. But that’s only for domestic travel. For most international flights, bag liability is limited to approximately $9.07 per pound for checked bags, which is virtually nothing (a 30 lb. bag...

Tips on How to Avoid Lost Luggage

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...

Luggage Videos – Why We Should Never Put Items of...

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 should be careful about placing items...

Luggage Stolen at Airport Baggage Claim – An Ongo...

The theft of luggage at airport baggage claims around the world.  Here are links to articles about this subject that you should read in order to understand why you should never place items in checked luggage that you cannot afford to loose: Airport Thefts Web Links Thefts at Phoenix Arizona Sky Harbor Baggage Claim Pictures...

Travel Scams to Avoid on Your Next Trip

The Most Common Travel Scams You Want to Avoid on Your Next Trip Read on to learn a few of the tricks that sneak thieves and con artists have waiting in store for you in. The purpose of the scams is to steal from you. The scammers want your possession or your money. You want to hold onto both. So read the below as an eye...