There’s no such thing as packing light when you’re traveling with kids. But a new carry-on suitcase not only has room for packing a baby’s travel necessities, there’s also a pop-out stroller seat hidden away inside it, leaving you with one less thing to drag through an airport.
Delta invested $50 million in adding a luggage tracking feature to its app, CNN reports. The airline has currently rolled this program out in 84 cities nationwide, meaning you can now watch your luggage get left behind in real time.
You obviously need to strap down the luggage you put on the roof of your car, but as this crash test footage from Switzerland’s Dynamic Test Center shows, you might also want to strap down the bags in the back of your station wagon. In an impact, pieces of luggage becomes flying missiles targeted at the vehicle’s…
I have few rules of airplane travel, but they are inviolable. Get to the airport ass-early, because having to wait around is worth the stress of worrying you won’t make it through security in time. Sit at the front of the plane so you can board later and get off faster. Only do carry-on if at all possible. And never,…
You know that embarrassing feeling when the TSA flags you for a carry-on inspection, and you have to open your messy suitcase in front of all your fellow travelers? Sucks. But Crumpler’s new Vis-à-Vis suitcase is completely clear, which means you’ll either learn to pack neat, or learn to be proud of being a packing…
You can never have enough free hands at the airport for juggling your boarding pass, your passport, your coffee, your snacks, and your carry-on bag. The solution to that problem came to amateur inventor Robert Lian while he was waiting for a flight one day. What about a plastic tail that let travelers tow their luggage
When you think of the daily abuse that airplane seats have to endure, it’s a minor miracle they aren’t torn to shreds after just a week of air travel. The fabrics used for the upholstery must be just short of indestructible, so it makes sense to eventually recycle those materials into bags and packs that can easily…
Every airline claims it has a better solution for the logistical hellscape that is checked luggage, from fancy new RFID tags to charging $$$ to deter the practice entirely. But the only way to never lose a bag again is to completely automate the process. Which is exactly what this adorable robot is designed to do.
A tag, a plastic bin, a metal chassis, and a six mile trek from the moment you check your bag at the counter until it gets on the plane. That’s pretty much all there is too it. Well, of course there are a lot of scanners shooting off to match up your luggage tag to the number on the bin and chassis and there are a lot…
We’ve spent over 300 hours researching and testing luggage over the past three years to find the best bags for traveling the world. But the best piece of luggage for a business trip isn’t necessarily the best one for a family vacation. And it definitely isn’t ideal for a multiweek trip across Southeast Asia.
The busiest airline in the world just spent $50 million on tech that promises to more efficiently route your checked luggage to its destination. By the end of the year, all Delta Airlines flights will be tracking bags using RFID, or radio frequency identification. But can RFID really solve one of the most annoying…
When buying luggage you shouldn’t choose based on what looks nicest, you should choose bags that are going to stand out on that airport baggage carousel. And when was the last time you saw a miniature Batmobile circling the carousel after a flight? It’s just too bad this suitcase is only designed for kids.
If you want to upgrade your luggage for your upcoming holiday travel, Amazon’s offering substantial discounts today on a variety of bags from Travelpro, one of the most trusted names in the business.
Like the Empire’s seemingly unending supply of Death Stars, Disney continues to roll out new Star Wars merchandise ahead of its upcoming license-to-print-money known as The Force Awakens. You probably don’t need a tiny carry-on suitcase shaped like BB-8, but when has a lack of need ever stopped you from spending?
If you need a little more color in your luggage selection, one of the Pantone bags from Redland London could be just the trick. Don’t worry: they come in more than just the primary colors.
I am a total sucker for bags: between duffels, suitcases, technical backpacks and messenger bags, I could probably pack up my entire life in 20-liter increments. Boreas’s new modular bag set could help me with my problem.
“Scandal” might be too strong a word. But you’d think the TSA would have been ashamed when hackers released 3D-printer files for its master keys, which can open any any TSA-recommended luggage lock. Does the TSA feel ashamed? Not even close.
TSA-recognized locks provide little more than a false sense of security. That’s not news. It is news, however, that some hacker type has uploaded the CAD files of the agency’s master keys to Github, so that anybody can 3D-print them at home. Let the stealing begin!