17. The more baggage labels you have on your suitcase, the higher your chances are to lose it.
If airport workers don’t notice an old label during a check-in, the computer in the baggage department might scan its barcode and mistakenly send your baggage in the wrong direction. That’s the reason why luggage often gets lost on connecting flights. In order to prevent this situation, it’s better to check-in your luggage for every segment of the flight, instead of checking it in to its final destination point.
The first thing the airline that finds the ownerless baggage does is to open it to determine the owner by the things inside. That’s why it’s a good idea to keep a card or a sticker with your contact information and address inside.
16. An ordinary candle will protect your suitcase and shoes from mud, snow, and rain.
Wax creates a thin layer that repels liquid. All you need to do is rub the dry surface of a textile bag or footwear with an ordinary candle.
15. It’s worth keeping the testers of your favorite cosmetic items in your wallet.
Ask for testers when you make purchases in beauty stores and check the magazines and booklets that many shops and airlines give you for free. Testers are indispensable on short trips and help a lot when your hand baggage has no free space for bottles with liquid