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#Travel140: Make your bags easy to find.

#Travel140 Travel Tips

Make your luggage unique so it’s easier to find at baggage claim. If a bag does get lost, it’s also easier to describe.

There are several ways to make your luggage stand out. You can start with a bat that’s out of the ordinary. Solid bags in red, black and blue are pretty common. Choose something with a pattern that stands out, but is also easy to describe. Hello Kitty is easier to understand – and recognize – than “pink and red paisley.”

If you already have a bag that tends to blend in, try adding a handle pad, bag strap, or colorful tape to make it stand out on the carousel. Don’t forget to take a quick picture of your bags, too, just in case you need Baggage Claim to help find them.

What’s your favorite travel hack to make your bags easier to spot, and harder to lose? Please share in the comments, and we’ll re-post the best. (Be sure to include your Twitter handle and a link to your blog, if you have one!) Or click here for more #Travel140!

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