Luggage accessories – Which one is useful and for what?

Luggage accessories can be useful for a stressless travel.
With tags, locks, straps and a scale for the suitcase you can be very well prepared for the most common inconveniences.

Useful luggage accessories

Luggage scale

With a luggage scale you can quickly and easily determine the weight of a suitcase. This deals with possible problems due to weight at the flight check-in. The latest digital luggage scales are small and handy, so they can even be taken along for the ride. In this way you can find out whether you any have place left for souvenirs during travel. The reason for this is that if your luggage has overweight, airlines are tough and then ask for additional cash. So it is way better to pre-test the weight.

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Etekcity Digital Hanging Luggage Scale, Rubber Paint, Temperature Sensor, 110 Pounds, Silver
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Etekcity Digital Hanging Luggage Scale, Rubber Paint, Temperature Sensor, 110 Pounds, Silver
  • High-accuracy readings for hefty weights: Capacity: 110lb/50kg, precision accuracy: 0.1lb/0.05kg
  • Thermometer temperature sensor in both F° and C°. Know your delicate luggage is in an ideal climate
  • Traveler Design: Durable and heavy duty to stand the test of time and travel. Portable and easy to store at home or in your suitcase. Rubber Paint Technology; Utilized textured hand-grip
  • Clear and readable digital LCD display with low battery and overload indications. Lock weight results after stabilization for the ability to efficiently record results
  • Tare and auto-off functions included to preserve both time and energy;Battery inchlued; CE/FCC/ROHS Approved; 1-Year Warranty by Etekcity

Luggage strap

The bumpy handling at the airport with the baggage of passengers can be quite inconvenient. Especially for older suitcases and trolleys an additional luggage strap might be useful. This additionally secures your hand luggage and secondly makes finding at the baggage claim an easy process. Especially, if the luggage strap has a bright color. In addition, some belts even have a TSA-lock in order to secure the luggage.

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BlueCosto Luggage Strap Suitcase Belt Travel Accessories, 4-Pack, 4-Color
  • Order Includes: 4 Pieces (Orange+Blue+Pink+Green) luggage straps. It is a great gift for businessman and travelers.
  • Heavy duty luggage strap, secure buckle closure ensures security, the belt can be adjustable
  • Bright color belt help you to differentiate your luggage easily, save the time, keep the travel happy
  • Belt length: 46"-78" / 120-200CM; Belt width: 2" / 5CM; Universal luggage strap fit for 20"-32" suitcase.
  • Buckle made of super durable poly & plastic material. It does not snap when bent inward or outward!

Luggage lock

Most suitcases and trolleys have their own lock. Travel or camera bags mostly do not offer this. Here might be an extra lock interesting. For US-travelers this has to be a TSA lock. The reason for this is that the security at the airport owns a master key, and then does not have to break the spinner if there is some suspicion.

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TSA Compatible Travel Luggage Locks, Inspection Indicator, Easy Read Dials - 1, 2,4,6 & 8 Pack
  • THE MOST DURABLE LOCK ON THE MARKET. SureLock uses an ultra tough alloy body to protect our locks from the harshest of baggage handling. Our hardened stainless steel internal lock mechanisms won't rust or freeze up even after years of use. Put our locks to the test. We back them with a complete money back guarantee.
  • PEACE OF MIND WITH AN INSPECTION INDICATOR. Know if your luggage has been inspected as soon as you pick it up at the airport with our pop-up inspection indicator. If the TSA has opened your luggage, a button will pop out of the top of the cable lock. You'll know to double check your luggage to make sure nothing has gone missing while you're still at the airport instead of at your hotel or final destination.
  • FOOLPROOF COMBINATION SETTING MECHANISM. Easily set your own combination with a simple flick of a switch. With the factory default combination of 000 entered, use a pen to flick the switch to the right. Enter your new combination and flick the switch back to the left. Setting your combination is that easy.
  • A SECURE LOCK WHICH WORKS WITH NEARLY ANY KIND OF LUGGAGE. Cable locks can secure luggage which steel shackle locks can not. Pelican cases, gun cases, equipment cases, etc. can all be locked easily and safely with our flexible cable. At an ideal lenght of 4 inches from end to end and a closed lenght of 1.5 inches, SureLock's cable is the ideal size for your travel security needs.
  • EASY TO READ DIALS. SureLock uses a white numeral on a black background for our combination dials. These high contrast dials make reading your combination a breeze. No more squinting or searching for glasses as you try to open your locks.

Luggage tag

If your luggage gets lost, an appropriate luggage tags can be a big help. It sounds harsh but if the suitcase is not assigned and no owner can be found, it will be auctioned by the airline. However, most tags are made of cheap materials and tear quickly. The recommendations underneath is the bestseller for luggage tags on Amazon. This one should work properly.

Conclusion – Travel accessories

As you can see, some luggage accessories can be a useful thing when traveling and might help in different situations where emergencies occur or simplification is needed.