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Travel Tip: Plastic Wrapping Luggage Explained

You’ll see this a lot at airports overseas — people have checked-in bags covered with plastic wrapping. And you’ll see the services at these airports offering that wrapping. But are… Read More…

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Travel Tip: How To Distinguish Your Checked-In Suitcase

What’s one of the most annoying things that can happen to you during traveling? It’s when somebody accidentally takes home your checked-in bag from the luggage carousel. But instead of cursing… Read More…

A Look at Delta’s Baggage Threshold Card
Luggage & Packing

A Look at Delta’s Baggage Threshold Card

I found this revealing  “baggage threshold” card on the counter at one of Delta’s gates in Cleveland. Gate agents — not passengers are supposed to see it.  I saw it… Read More…

Four Countries and a Bike: Solo Travel in Central Europe
Solo Travel

Four Countries and a Bike: Solo Travel in Central Europe

Don’t expect solo travel to be easy, especially when combined with adventure travel. Elena Strapkova tackles biking solo across the old countries of Central Europe. It’s four countries, hundreds of miles, endless vineyards, and just a few bruises.

6 Airlines Making the Most Money Off of You
Airlines & Airports / Travel News

6 Airlines Making the Most Money Off of You

Airline fees are growing at a shocking rate. Since 2009, ancillary revenue has increased more than a 100 percent. Airlines are charging, and in some cases raising fees for checked bags, Wi-Fi use, seat selection and even elements of popular frequent flier programs.

TSA Sticky Fingers: The Worst Incidents of Theft at Security
Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Safety

TSA Sticky Fingers: The Worst Incidents of Theft at Security

The spotlight has been on the TSA this week after a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) logged 9,600 cases of reported TSA officer misconduct. While most infractions involve… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: Why I Always Pack Duct Tape
Luggage & Packing / The Travel Detective® Blog

Travel Detective Blog: Why I Always Pack Duct Tape

People always ask about Peter’s travel necessities. He shares three things that come along with him on any trip in his latest Travel Detective blog.  Of all the gadgets you… Read More…

2013 Luggage Upgrades: New Gear to Improve Your Travel Experience
Luggage & Packing / Travel Gear / Travel News

2013 Luggage Upgrades: New Gear to Improve Your Travel Experience

The Travel Goods Association recently showcased the latest gear from luggage manufacturers, big and small. While the industry-only event is not open to the public, we went behind the scenes… Read More…

The 5 Best Luggage Innovations of 2013
Luggage & Packing / Travel Gear / Travel Tools / Videos

The 5 Best Luggage Innovations of 2013

Last week was the 63rd annual Travel Goods Show. While a trade show about luggage might seem to be an industry-only story, we found real innovations that will matter to… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Avoid Airline, Cruise & Hotel Fees
Airlines & Airports / Cruise Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Know Before You Go / Travel Tools / Videos

Know Before You Go: How to Avoid Airline, Cruise & Hotel Fees

All too often, you come back home from a trip with a credit card bill that is much bigger than you expected. What’s to blame? Unanticipated fees and hidden costs…. Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Prevent & Recover Lost Luggage
Know Before You Go / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tools / Videos

Know Before You Go: How to Prevent & Recover Lost Luggage

Peter likes to say there are two kinds of bags: carry-on and lost. Yes, shipping a bag can be an easy solution, but it’s not the only option. These days,… Read More…

Putting Luggage to the Test: Shaking, Smuggling & Stealing
Luggage & Packing / Travel Gear / Travel Tools / Video Travel Tips / Videos

Putting Luggage to the Test: Shaking, Smuggling & Stealing

Here at Peter Greenberg Worldwide, we go through a lot of reviewing and product testing. Not surprisingly, a lot of luggage  comes through our office. Now, when Peter is tasked… Read More…

Travel Contest: Where in the World is Peter Greenberg’s Luggage, Week 2
Travel Contest

Travel Contest: Where in the World is Peter Greenberg’s Luggage, Week 2

It’s week two of the “Where in the World is Peter Greenberg’s Luggage?” contest. Congratulations to Tessa Mendoza Cruz, who won last week’s challenge by answering that Peter’s luggage was in… Read More…

Travel Contest: Where in the World is Peter Greenberg’s Luggage?
Travel Contest

Travel Contest: Where in the World is Peter Greenberg’s Luggage?

We’re heading into the high-traffic holiday travel season and this month you have three chances to win new luggage. Get out your atlases, boys and girls. We’re putting a new… Read More…

Travel Tip: Luggage Warranties – Worth it?
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Luggage Warranties – Worth it?

If you’ve ever broken a luggage strap or had a suitcase lose a wheel, please raise your hand? Wear and tear on luggage is normal when you’re traveling, but there… Read More…