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Airport worker shares tips on how to prevent losing baggage

An airport worker on TikTok has given viewers a simple hack to prevent baggage loss.In a video shared by Ontario International Airport, a worker at the California-based airport revealed that old stickers stuck to a suitcase can cause luggage to be loaded onto the wrong plane. The baggage handler explained that previous stickers can be scanned by the machine, leading them to be sorted to the wrong area and “not get on the plane”.“Let’s say you flew American and a month later you flew Southwest. Well, there’s a little sticker that goes on for American that tells the computer to…

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14 Travel Packing Secrets Every Frequent Flyer Knows

Genius Packing Tips for Your Next VacationNatdanai Pankong / EyeEm - Getty Images"Hearst Magazines and Yahoo may earn commission or revenue on some items through these links."Going on vacation is the best. Not so fun? Trying to cram your cutest outfits into your suitcase. Indeed, the anxiety of figuring out what to pack (and how to make it all a fit) can put bit of a damper on your pre-getaway excitement. To the rescue: These savvy packing tips from the Good Housekeeping Institute's travel experts. Whether you're someone who starts packing a week ahead of time or waits until the…

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I’m a professional packer – my clever hack keeps clothes wrinkle-free on holiday & doesn’t cost a penny

A PACKING expert has revealed a hack to keep clothes crease-free while on holiday - and it won't cost you anything. Lydia Mansel runs the site Just Packed, which aims to make packing easier, and she has a trick for avoiding wrinkled shirts. 2A packing expert has revealed a hack to keep clothes crease-freeCredit: Getty Speaking to packing-tips/how-to-pack-without-wrinkles">Travel + Leisure she said: "When packing for your next adventure, put your more delicate items inside the dry cleaning bags, including your cotton and linen pieces. "You'll fold each piece of clothing as usual and place it inside a separate bag before placing…

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New suitcase-free packing ‘hack’ is labelled genius – but baggage handlers aren’t happy

A NEW trend for packing plane luggage in plastic bags has been blasted by baggage handlers, after it surfaced on TikTok. Passengers will try anything to get the most out of their luggage allowance now - including getting rid of suitcases. 2The passengers had used big plastic bags instead of suitcases to save on weight allowanceCredit: TikTok In a video on Tiktok, user Cecilia Lopez showed how some travellers had opted against using sturdy or secure baggage options and decided to use large lightweight plastic bags instead. The bags were filmed going round the luggage carousel at an airport baggage…

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