Last week my sister (Georgie Jet) helped pack my dad’s bags as he was leaving her home in Connecticut. He then flew to Los Angeles where I was picking him up. Fortunately, Georgie sent me photos of his bags so I knew exactly what they looked like, which helped saved time and aggravation. His bags (surprisingly) made it out before he did, so I was able to grab them while I waited. When he rolled through the exit, we were ready to go.
Another reason you want to photograph your luggage is so that in case the airline loses it, you can show the agent a photo—instead of trying to flip through their picture books, trying to describe your suitcase, or whatever.
Related: My new carry-on bag.
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