Airlines Lost Luggage Rules Change

If you can’t fit everything into carry-on, remember that you are the customer and that you have rights. Here are a couple of good tips to follow if the airlines lose your luggage. Stand up for your rights. Make sure they pay for it.

The airlines are mishandling more luggage than ever before. In March there were more than 300,000 reports, compared to a little more than 200,000 the year before.

Here are five things to know.




First, get a receipt for your bags. Second, if your bags are lost you have rights of reimbursement. As of last October, the payment per passenger has changed up to $2,800. Payback is only $1,000 per person on international flights.

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