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Luggage Frequently Asked Questions

Question: I am taking a break from the cool weather in exchange for a vacation in the southern sun. What type of clothing should I pack in my luggage?
Answer: Anytime you travel, itís essential that you pack according to both the location you are in and the one in which you will be arriving. The reason is because you will need to dress according to the climate you are leaving because you will also be returning at the conclusion of your trip. Afterall, you wonít want to arrive back from your sunny vacation in shorts and a tank if the temperature at home is near freezing. Itís a good idea to check the local forecast for all locations of your trip and pack something to wear that will fit each area. You may want to pack pants, shorts, t-shirts and a light jacket. If in doubt, a combination of clothing will keep you cool or warm according to the weather.

Question: I donít want to have to worry about losing my luggage through the airlines, so how can I make sure that my carry-on suitcase will meet the size requirements?
Answer: The best way to make sure that your luggage meets all restrictions, including size, is to visit the airlineís website prior to leaving for your trip. If you are aware of the various requirements, you can pack accordingly and your trip will be a smooth ride.

Question: What is the best way to properly tag my luggage so that it can easily be found if lost?
Answer: Every piece of luggage should feature a tag containing your name, address, telephone number and destination. This not only applies to traveling by air or rail, but also when traveling by car. If your luggage is lost in a hotel or anywhere along the way, it can easily be located with the tag. Most luggage tags are placed on the handle of the bag and should be clearly visible. A notation of your contact information should also be placed inside of your bag incase the luggage tag should become detached for any reason.

Question: Is it necessary to lock my luggage?
Answer: Yes, regardless of how you travel, locking your luggage is essential to keeping your possessions safe. You should keep the keys in your purse or somewhere separate than an outside compartment on your luggage.

Question: How can I clean my luggage?
Answer: Most luggage can be spot cleaned using mild soap and water. Make sure that you rinse thoroughly and allow to dry before placing anything inside. If the manufacturer provides care instructions, they should be followed in accordance with their recommendations.

Question: How can I prevent clothing from becoming wrinkled while in my suitcase?
Answer: You can roll your clothing, which will not only prevent wrinkles and creasing, but will also save space.

Question: What is the difference between a softside and hardside suitcase?
Answer: A hardside suitcase features a hard frame and is sturdier than a softside suitcase, which contains no frame but offers the maximum in expandable luggage. If you tend to pack a lot, softside luggage will give you the flexibility that you need. Hardside luggage, on the other hand, is designed to help protect fragile items and offers more strength than other types.

Samsung taps the IoT to allow consumers to track their luggage, pets, and even their kids

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Samsung unveiled the Connect Tag, a new smart tag that connects to Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) networks and is designed to clip onto pet ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:02:00 GMT



New TSA rules on carry-on luggage coming to BWI Marshall Airport

Passengers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport soon will be required to remove any electronic device larger than a cellphone from carry-on luggage before putting it through the X-ray machine during security screenings.

Published:  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:35:00 GMT



Planning a trip for the holidays You'll need a piece of luggage from G-RO

With its axle-less wheels and ergonomic design, G-RO is taking luggage to a new level. Every once in awhile, it's a good idea to reinvent the wheel. And luggage company G-RO has found that idea. Known as the team behind the most successful luggage ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT



Top 5 Vendors in the Global Sports Luggage Market from 2017 to 2021 | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global sports luggage market report. This market research report also lists 14 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:03:00 GMT



Global Sports Luggage Market 2017-2021 with Adidas, Nike, Under Armour, VFC & YONEX Dominating

The "Global Sports Luggage Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global sports luggage market to grow at a CAGR of 4.07% during the period 2017-2021. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:58:00 GMT



Global Luggage Leather Goods Market Is Estimated to Be Valued at US $361.3 Bn by 2024-End

The report further estimates that the market, which is presently valued a little over US$ 244,000 Mn, will soar steadily at a CAGR of 5%. New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/17/2017 -- Innovatively designed baggage & leather goods will remain in great demand as ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:54:00 GMT



Carry-On Luggage Must Haves

Are you ready for holiday travel Refinery 29 put together a list of carry-on must haves to help you survive a long flight. Their 14 "life-saving picks" include a travel sized pillow, earplugs, compression socks and an eye mask. Additional items that you ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:52:39 GMT



This Is How Those Airline Luggage Tags Get Your Bags to the Right Place

Have you ever stepped off the plane at your destination to find that your checked baggage took a detour It happens to many frequent travelers eventually, but it's not because airlines lose a lot of bags. In fact, they only lose a few. That's thanks in ...

Published:  Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:55:00 GMT



Formula 1 partnership for Dundee luggage firm LAT_56

Dundee luggage company LAT_56 has raced into the fast lane by signing a valuable deal to supply the McLaren Formula 1 team for the next four years. The company will not only supply the race team with its high performance range of bags but will also launch ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:08:00 GMT



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