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Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

Illinois
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Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

Since we are flying, we'll need to check our luggage weight. Is there someplace to take our luggage to weigh it before we get to the airport in Ft. Meyers? Thanks in advance!

Orlando
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1. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

Find a Publix on the mainland.

Edited: 12:37 pm, March 19, 2014
Orlando
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2. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

It sounds odd, but I haven't seen a store yet that doesn't have a scale at the front entrance.

Captiva Island...
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3. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

There is a Pak n Ship Store on Palm Ridge that has the capability to weigh your luggage. If you have concerns about your luggage being too heavy, you can always ship some items home via UPS through them. We ship a box or two home every trip. They have all of the materials you would need to box items or they can pack your items for you. Baileys Grocery also has a variety of inexpensive boxes and shipping supplies.

The cost of shipping is always cheaper for us than paying for an overweight bag or for an extra suitcase.

http://paknshipsanibel.com

Colorado
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4. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

Why not buy a small travel scale? Ours is small, fits in the carryon and has saved us $'s in overweight charges. Think it was less than $10.

Marblehead
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5. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

We were caught in both directions on this trip, and that was AFTER we mailed two boxes home. Think I'll look into that small scale.

Dayton, OH / Marco...
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6. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

Buy a normal scale ... for a person ... and leave it at the condo or house??? They are cheap at many stores in SWFL?

Tampa, Florida
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7. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

I've never seen those small hand scales as low as $10. Here's a link for the one at Target:

http://www.target.com/p/taylor-digital-luggage-scale-silver/-/A-11209475#prodSlot=medium_1_0&term=Luggage+Scale

Illinois
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8. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

I didn't know about these. Thanks for the information! Much appreciated!

Westfield...
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9. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

If you have a bathroom scale at home ,use that. Weigh yourself,then do it again with the suitcase in your hand.

ohio
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10. Re: Where to Weigh Luggage for Flight?

$6 - $20 on amazon. the most popular luggage scale is $10.49

http://tinyurl.com/klgeecr

Edited: 3:19 pm, March 21, 2014
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