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#Travel140: Snap a Luggage Selfie

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#Travel140 Travel Tips - Luggage Selfies via @TravelLatte.net

The hottest new selfie trend: a snapshot of your luggage!

Snap a selfie of your luggage before taking off. Just.in.case.

Quick: Describe your luggage. Right now, and without looking.

If your luggage ever goes missing, that’s exactly what you’ll be asked to do. In a little room at the airport, when you’re highly stressed. Oh, and don’t forget to list everything that’s inside, starting with something identifiable.

You can make this unfortunate scenario at least a little easier by snapping a quick picture of your luggage before you check it in. Even better, take a photo of what’s inside, too. If you have to provide a description, you can go one better and provide a picture.

Take some pictures of the items you carry with you through the airport, too. Over the Christmas holiday, a stuffed bear was lost at Detroit Wayne County Metropolitan Airport. Thanks to a post on Facebook, Teddy and his human Eleanor were soon reunited. We’ve seen similar stories recently with airlines and passengers joining the hunt for missing items via Twitter, too.

The lesson we learned: Snap a picture and let Social Media reunite you and your Teddy!

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3 comments on “#Travel140: Snap a Luggage Selfie

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  2. Excellent tip, I didn’t think about this before. I use a ReboundTAG, which is the first microchip luggage tag that works in all airports worldwide.

    • Hi Anda! How do you like the ReboundTAG? We are very tempted by it. We actually got this tip from the staff in a lost bags office, while we were waiting for our bags. She asked if we had a picture of our suitcases. No…who does that? Well, now WE do! 😉 Thanks for reading!

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