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Airlines Pay For Damaged Bags?

After reading about how airlines use loopholes to avoid paying for damaged bags , I had two quick thoughts:

1) been there, done that

2) you’ll understand why I keep this site going and travel the way i do.

For me, the ultimate was when I had to gate check a tiny roller bag—this was over 10 years ago—on an RJ and got it back with a zipper pull missing. Of course, they wouldn’t pay to fix it. But do you know how hard it is to open a zipper without a pull?

From then on, I only wanted to take a bag I knew would fit in alsmot any sized aircraft.

No wheels, no checking, no hassles.

Reader Comments (2)

This tip is about 10 years too late, but a paperclip makes a good replacement zipper pull. A keychain is often also a good choice.
May 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSarah M.
Totally agree with you. You must travel a luggage bag which is light weight and which you can carry easily.
November 18, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCrifjohnson

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