A FREQUENT flyer has shared why passengers should always take a picture of their luggage before they get on a plane.
This tip could save you some hassle further down the line.
A frequent flyer has shared why passengers should always take a picture of their luggage
Sarvakhgyan Santhaunam has written on Quora to explain why we should all always take a quick snap of our luggage before bidding it farewell at the check-in desk.
If your luggage doesn’t show up when you land – you’ll be glad you did.
He wrote: “Before every flight journey, just take a photo of your baggage from four different angles on your phone.
“Every passenger has to give a description of what his/her baggage looks like and what it contains.
“Almost every passenger knows what it contains, but fails to give a clear description of what the baggage looks like.
“For example, if a passenger says he has lost his black case, then airport authorities can never trace it as there are thousands of black cases in the airport.
“A photo gives a very clear description of the baggage and helps airport authorities narrow down their scope of seaching.
“Chances of getting your luggage are usually higher if you have a photo. After all, it only takes a few seconds to take a photo.”
It isn’t just your luggage that you should take a picture of before you go on holiday.
Airport car parks are enormous, so a picture of the name and number of the parking area could save you some time when you get back.
Taking a picture of your children might also be helpful – if they get lost, you’ll know exactly what they are wearing.
You can also show the picture to airport security, which will help if there is a language barrier.
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