We’ve all heard the horror stories about lost luggage. Things like getting to your destination with only the clothes on your back, or missing the one very important bag that had all the papers and details from your important work meeting inside of it. No one wants to spend their vacation or travel time scrounging around the stores and spending money on things it shouldn’t be spent on. But it does happen.
Starting from the moment you check your bags in at the counter, there are things that can and do go wrong. All it takes is a little slip up with the printer or the attendant for your luggage to be directed to the wrong location. Aside from any accidental trouble or just plain bad luck, nefarious things have been known to happen to luggage. For instance, there was a baggage handler that was arrested for theft in 2004 for stealing mail that was being delivered by airplane. (more…)