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April 24, 2009

Preventing Lost Luggage

Claiming lost luggage Losing your luggage stinks. Plain and simple. So to make your chances of having your luggage there upon arrival follow these tips.

·  Have your luggage shipped directly to your destination: For a fee, there are many services out there that will ship your luggage directly to your destination, cutting out the airlines all together.

·  Use a Global Tracking service such as GlobalTag.com, a unique item retrieval service enabling you to register your valuable items on a secure database.

·  Book direct flights. Connections and extra flights increase your chances of lost luggage.

·  Remove any old airline stickers from your luggage. You don't want there to be any confusion about your bag's destination.

·  Make your luggage stand out. There is a sea of Black luggage out there and if yours is Black too, it's that much more difficult to find. Buy colorful luggage or use yarn, tape, neon luggage tags, or bright straps to make it more noticeable.

Click here to view a complete list of luggage tips.

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