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      Fragile stickers do not work on your checked bags  I have worked as a baggage handler for 11 years and I constantly see checked bags with fragile stickers.  I think passengers believe that if they put a fragile sticker on their checked bags that will somehow make a difference in how the bag is treated. It won't. Baggage handlers do not care about...
  Have you ever considered using a buddy pass? Buddy pass travel is a perk that airline employees can share with those they choose. Almost every employee who works for an airline gets several buddy passes each year, it's one of the perks of working for an airline. Buddy passes (or pass riders) are standby tickets that can be used by family...
    How baggage transfers for connecting flights work Have you ever had to recheck your baggage during a connecting flight? The only time you have to get your checked bag and re-check it is when you have to go through customs and you have a connecting flight. You go through customs in the first country you land in. For instance, if you...
Before you leave for your dream destination, make sure to take care of a few things. Below you will find 5 things to do before you leave on vacation.   1. CALL YOUR CREDIT CARD COMPANY No matter if you travel often or not, you should always call your credit card company before you travel. I have had the unfortunate experience to...
Hurricane Irma is fast approaching and if you are in her path you must take certain precautions. These practical tips are from people who have lived through hurricanes and their tips can help you! They offer at least 25 practical ways to prepare for a hurricane. Thanks to April Grant for asking this question and allowing me to use some...