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Inside LugLoc

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    4 gadgets that will help you ensure you’ll never lose your luggage

    According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), despite the increased number of passengers, the amount of mishandled bags has dropped 61%, from 18.88 bags per thousand passengers in 2007 to 7.3 bags per thousand passengers in 2014. The improved baggage handling is largely thanks to investment in technology, and the success is expected to continue, as the IATA recently set a goal to reduce the number of bags lost on airlines to 4.3 per thousand passengers by 2018 by using technology like RFID chips and GPS.

    But if you’re still not comfortable trusting your precious belongings to world’s airlines and baggage handlers (and we don’t blame you if that’s the case) consider investing in one of the following gadgets to help ensure your luggage never gets lost again.

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    College Gadgets: LUGLOC LUGGAGE LOCATOR

    Being student means carrying so many things in our backpack, such as laptop, books, notes, camera and more. Unintentionally, we all have one common fear before we take our backpack or luggage to go somewhere. This is forgetting or losing our bags and not being able to find them. However, thanks to the creators of LugLoc luggage locator, we don’t have to worry that much anymore. This bag finder is a tracking device and with LugLoc luggage locator we can have peace of mind during our travels. In order to use this device, you need to download the app and register your LugLoc through your smartphone, tablet or laptop. In addition, LugLoc luggage locator features a rechargeable battery that lasts 15 days.

    Learn More at LugLoc – $ 69.99 or Find One from Amazon – $69.99

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    The perfect holiday gift for the traveler in your life!

    Yes, I admit it. As a frequent traveler, I have luggage-separation issues. And with 30 million lost luggage claims annually, it’s no wonder. Did my beloved Kipling bag make the flight? Did it get lost in the terminal? Is it on its’ way to Cuba? Oh, the anxiety!

    But now I don’t need to worry because I’ve got award-winning LugLoc (Lug-gage Loc-ator). This little baby allows me to track my luggage in real time by using an app on my smartphone. All you need to do is turn on this small, lightweight device and put it in your suitcase.

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    Best Family Travel Tips for Christmas 2015 and the Holidays

    Keep track of your bag

    There’s nothing that will ruin a trip more than losing your luggage. Pick up a LugLoc ($70), a product with GSM cellular network and Bluetooth LE connectivity that you can place in your bag to help you track it if it goes missing.

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    5 Apps and Products Every Smart Traveler Needs

    Lugloc: What’s the best way to ruin your vacation? Food poisoning. The second best way? Losing all your luggage. Along with your snorkel and underwear, make sure you pack a Lugloc, a device that sits inside your bag and allows you to track its location from your phone.

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    Travel Secrets to Help You Get Home for the Holidays

    Laura Begley Bloom, editor in chief of Yahoo Travel, reveals great tips for when you hit the road.

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    30 Ways to Use Your Smartphone When You Travel

    As a luggage tracker: Devices like the LugLoc can help you locate your luggage with the tap of a smartphone, though they require an initial investment.
    As a map: As long as location services are enabled, you can see where you are on Google Maps even without a Wi-Fi connection or data (though not directions to where you want to go). For a more detailed map, download the offline version ahead of time from Google Maps, or use other apps like Maps.me (which has a search function) and Spyglass (specializing in outdoor navigation). I also make use of old-fashioned screenshots when I know I can’t count on a continuous Wi-Fi connection (great for showing to cab drivers when there’s a language barrier).

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    Gifts for frequent fliers on the go

    From flight delays to long layovers, feeling at ease isn’t easy when you are always on the go. At FoxNews.com we know airline passengers are always on the hunt for the latest gadgets or accessories to make the travel experience a bit less aggravating.

    This holiday, give your jet lag-ridden traveler a special treat. No matter where they are headed in 2016, these presents are sure to make that flight experience a bit less bumpy.

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    Travel products you need to have – LugLoc Luggage Locator

    One of the most frustrating things that can happen when you’re travelling is losing your luggage, which is why it’s worth investing in a Lugloc Luggage Locator. Using Bluetooth and a corresponding app, this award-winning device will track your luggage’s whereabouts, giving you peace of mind, particularly if you travel with valuables.
    Watch the video at 5:30 to see how LugLoc works!
    We all love traveling and if you have lost your luggage you will wish you had brought something along that can help find your luggage. This technology piece so exciting. This is the LugLoc luggage locator. I know it sounds good, right? So simply charge this up, put it in usb charging, download the app and pop this into your luggage. What it will do is trace your luggage. This will track where your suitcase is.

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    10 Mobile Holiday Gifts for $150 or Less

    Frequent travelers who check a suitcase may appreciate LugLoc, a $70 baggage-tracking device. LugLoc uses Bluetooth and GSM cellular networking to locate a bag and display it on a map within the LugLoc mobile app. Luggage “traces” are free and unlimited for the first 15 days after you activate the device. Afterwards, you buy traces in bulk starting at $7, which expire one year after the purchase date.
    LugLoc eased our baggage separation anxiety on a recent flight to JFK from SFO. Upon arrival, the LugLoc app showed that our bag had made it onto the plane. Downside: You’ll need to remember to recharge the device before each trip.