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Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

Melbourne, Australia
Destination Expert
for Philippines
posts: 14,505
reviews: 625
Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

Interesting read! What really happens to your luggage?

heraldsun.com.au/news/confessions-of-an-airp…

Tommo

Melbourne, Australia
posts: 1,411
reviews: 24
1. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

Excellent read thommo, I particularly like the baggage handler rant video at the end of the page. A classic.

Melbourne, Australia
Destination Expert
for Philippines
posts: 14,505
reviews: 625
2. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

Its a bit concerning about the fact they throw your luggage on purpose to see if they can break it.

I laughed that the expensive designer brand luggage breaks easier.

My luggage handle broke last trip but that was our fault or should I say the fault of Mrs Tommo...too much shopping and the luggage was far to heavy for the handle.

Tommo

Adelaide, Australia
posts: 154
reviews: 5
3. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

I would personally like to see baggage handlers that purposely damage and break people's property to be restrained & have electric shocks applied to their sensitive areas......what cretins.

Italy
Destination Expert
for Livigno, Lombardy
posts: 39,242
reviews: 139
4. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

Thanks for the link Tommo, a really interesting read.

Sydney, Australia
Destination Expert
for Sydney, Bargain Travel
posts: 16,516
reviews: 40
5. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

I'm curious as to whether they handle crew luggage the same.

Vancouver, Canada
posts: 85
reviews: 48
6. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

I can't believe that they would make a game out of it!?!

London, United...
posts: 162
reviews: 2
7. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

I can believe it as 2 out of 4 cases were broken on my last trip.

Vancouver, Canada
posts: 8,024
reviews: 53
8. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

Crew's don't check luggage.

Motherwell, United...
posts: 1,326
reviews: 7
9. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

Datthecoast

I've come off plenty flights where crew baggage has been on the carousel. Most recently DXB to GLA.

Regards

Jim

Hong Kong, China
posts: 2,263
reviews: 130
10. Re: Confessions of a Baggage Handler!

Crew definitely do check luggage... if they're coming off a long-haul flight and have X amount of days/hours at the destination, you will see them at the carousel collecting their bags!