Don’t Wait at an Idle Baggage Carousel
Yesterday’s tip was a good one. It was all about how to stay safe at the airport based on a New York Times article entitled “How to Stay Safe at the Airport.”
I recommend reading the whole article, but one bit at the end—referring to advice from expert Mr. Studdiford—caught my eye in particular: “at baggage claim, he said, don’t wait at an idle belt—approach it to pick up your bag only when the belt starts moving.” I’ve written before about how people waiting against the baggage carousel is a pet peeve of mine. In the Times story, people waiting right up against baggage carousels is a matter of safety. Of course, the chances of an incident at an airport are minuscule, and I think it’s important to keep traveling, but traveling smart is all about minimizing risk. Read the full story here for more.
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