Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Traveling Tips

In today’s world of travel there are a number of people that get caught up in travel related issues that can be prevented with a little bit of advice and preparation. It is our goal at luggagefactory.com to make sure that your travel experience is a good one. So here some tips to make you traveling experience easier. If you have any suggestions let us know and we will add it to our list

  • Put your name and the phone number of your destination on luggage tags and inside of your bag

  • Make sure all old destination tags are removed to prevent any mistakes when you bags is being handled by the airport/airline staff

  • Make you bags stand out from the rest by adding some flare to your bag so finding your bag easier

  • If you buy gifts, don't wrap them since all luggage is subject to inspection.

  • Travel light when you can. Try bringing one carry-on bag that will fit underneath the seat in front of you.

  • Overstuffing your bag makes it more likely to get damaged, take advantage of carry-on options

  • Remove all straps or hooks from the outside of you bags to prevent damage to yours and other bags.

  • To insure bag security make we recommend having TSA Approved Locks on you luggage

  • Be aware of the recommended baggage allowances for the airline you are traveling with to avoid additional charges like size and weight restrictions.

  • Carry valuables, medication, and travel documents in your carry-on luggage.

  • Pack anything that might leak inside an airtight plastic bag.

  • Know the rules for any of your items that might be considered dangerous goods.

  • Know the requirements for the security checkpoints where you'll be traveling.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Luggagefactory.com Blog

Welcome to the luggagefactory.com blog. Here we will update you on new and exciting things in the world of luggage and travel. If you like what you see here feel free to go to our web site luggagefactory.com for more details and other information.