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Shopping For Luggage Online

When you shop for luggage online, you may be able to find a greater variety and more competitive pricing than you could otherwise find in your local store. In addition to promotional offers, which may include free or discounted shipping and coupons, online luggage stores frequently offer closeouts, clearances and standard sale prices designed to clear out inventory and make room for new arrivals. Depending on where you shop, you may be able to read customer reviews and ratings on certain products.

When shopping for luggage online, the first thing to consider is size. You will need to know what size of luggage you prefer and then narrow your online search to fit that specific criteria. If you are looking for a few coordinating pieces opposed to an entire luggage set, you will likely find online shopping to be very beneficial. In addition, if you plan to travel by air or rail, you will need to know the size restrictions imposed on luggage prior to making a purchase.

Once you have narrowed the search to your favorite luggage pieces, take the time to look at the features of each. Do you prefer retractable handles, wheels or shoulder straps? The type of luggage that you ultimately purchase will largely be determined by your answers to these questions. If you are looking for quality, you may want to consider purchasing luggage designed by some of America’s most popular manufacturers, including Samsonite, American Tourister, Atlantic and others. When you purchase a name brand item with a warranty backed by a longstanding company, you know that you are getting a quality product. Therefore, make sure that a warranty is part of your search for luggage online.

When you are ready to place an order, make sure that you have entered any promotional codes that may be currently offered by the retailer. Take a look at the company’s return policy and research their record with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). In addition, independent reviews produced by others may provide valuable insight into a company’s service and product quality.

Upon the arrival of your order, be sure to check any/all zippers, straps and handles for sturdiness and functionality. Most luggage featuring shoulder straps will also feature padding for comfortable wear, while pieces featuring a pull bar will often contain a locking mechanism to keep the bar upright for convenient transport. In addition, you will want to retain all paperwork relating to a warranty, if applicable, along with your purchase receipt.

As a final thought to purchasing luggage online, or anywhere else, take into account the manufacturer and the price. As is often the case, you get what you pay for and the same is true when it comes to luggage. Quality has a price and it isn’t often cheap, which means that purchasing from a reputable manufacturer will help to ensure a better value for your dollar. When a company has been in the luggage business for many years, it says something about their ability to manufacture a quality product. When it comes to traveling, quality luggage can either make or break your trip.

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A passenger has claimed that American Airlines lost her luggage only to return it after five days with a dead rat inside. "The whole trip with American Airlines was a bit of a nightmare and the rat in the bag was, for lack of better words, the cherry on ...

Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:00:03 GMT

Tiffany Haddish Rails on TMZ for Not Helping Her Load Her Luggage

Tiffany Haddish has beef with TMZ. Our photog spotted Tiffany and her friends Sunday at LAX and apparently watched as she loaded up a slew of bags into an SUV. Once the bags were in the back, we started asking questions. Tiffany wasn't playing ball, and ...

Published:  Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:09:00 GMT

This couple wants tourists to pay $6 a day to store their luggage with a total stranger

Husband and wife Neha and Sid Khattri were on the final leg of a four-week vacation when they found themselves in an inconvenient predicament: The Khattris had plans to visit LA's beaches before their flight home to New York, but had nowhere to leave their ...

Published:  Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:08:00 GMT

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Published:  Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMT

LCQ10: Luggage limits for railway passengers

The Conditions of Carriage of Luggage issued by the MTR Corporation Limited (MTRCL) stipulate that each passenger travelling on the trains of the urban lines may carry one piece of luggage only, with dimensions not exceeding the specified limits.

Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:13:00 GMT

Lazy Paparazzi: Tiffany Haddish Goes Off On Camera Guy Who Watched Her Struggle With Her Luggage At LAX

Comedian Tiffany Haddish went off on a TMZ papparrazi camera guy for watching her and her friends stuggle with luggage at LAX. Haddish took to IG to detail a story of landing in Los Angles, only to find a camera guy waiting to ask her questions, without ...

Published:  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:11:00 GMT

Why inscribing mini-verses on luggage labels is pure poetry in motion

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Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:16:00 GMT

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