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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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Airlines’ Legal Responsibility For Lost Bags

Getting on an airplane this holiday season? What does the airline have to pay you by law if they lose your bags?

11/06/2013

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Top Spots To Buy Luggage In Philadelphia

Whatever luggage you need, there are many places in Philadelphia to fit a wide range of budgets.

09/06/2013

Blog: Airlines Lose Less Bags, 82% Arrive On-Time

By Jim Donovan: I’ve got some good news for air travelers. Airlines are getting better at making sure that your baggage arrives at your destination at the same time that you do! According to the […]

02/13/2013

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BLOG: $100 Carry-On Fee At Spirit

By Jim Donovan: Spirit Airlines has announced yet another round of fee increases related to luggage and at least one boost is a real doozy! You may recall that Spirit already charges passengers a fee […]

05/04/2012

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BLOG: Luggage Trade-In/Trade-Up Program

By Jim Donovan: Participating Goodwill stores in the Greater Philadelphia area have teamed up with AAA Mid-Atlantic for the 3rd annual luggage Trade-In/Trade-Up program. This initiative encourages the community to donate gently used luggage to […]

03/13/2012

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3 On Your Side: New Federal Rules In Store Concerning Lost Luggage

Between higher fees and frequent delays, if you ask most people, they’ll tell you flying isn’t what it used to be. Now some changes are coming next month that are supposed to protect us.

07/19/2011

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BLOG: Airlines Raise Luggage Fees To Europe

By Jim Donovan: You better pack light if your heading to Europe. Both United/Continental and Delta haved raised the fees they charge to check luggage on trans-Atlantic flights. You’ll still get to check your first […]

06/07/2011

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3 On Your Side: Cost Of Overweight Luggage

Maybe it’s the long lines or the extra fees, but it seems a lot of travelers think those airport luggage scales are incorrect. There’s reason to be skeptical.

05/16/2011

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Customs Officers Seize $11K Stuffed In Soap Boxes At PHL

The money might not have been dirty but a man trying to get more than $10,000 to Jamaica decided to use soap anyway.

05/05/2011

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BLOG: Delta Launches Luggage Tracker

By Jim Donovan: Delta Air Lines has launched a new online option that allows you to track your checked luggage. Passengers can follow their bags beginning when they are scanned at check-in, then can see […]

04/25/2011

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BLOG: Luggage Trade-In/Trade-Up Offer

By Jim Donovan: Participating Goodwill’s in the Philadelphia (5-county) area have teamed up with AAA Mid-Atlantic for the 2nd Annual Luggage Trade-In/Trade-Up Program. This initiative encourages the community to donate gently used luggage to Goodwill […]

03/14/2011

Stigall Show Log 3.4.11

Chris discussed protestors in Wisconisn finally being removed from the capital building, New Jersey transportation employees being suspended for calling out sick to attend a protest and the TSA reaction to more carry on baggage. Chris talked to Steve Cordasco as part of Finance Friday and to Lou Dubois from Inc. Magazine about the potential NFL lockout.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/04/2011

BLOG: US Airways Fatter Fee For Fat Bags

By Jim Donovan: US Airways has raised the fee to check heavy luggage on its domestic flights to an extra $90 each-way, it used to be $50. The fee will be charged for bags that […]

02/11/2011