En español | As airlines continue to add checked luggage fees, the demand for shipping luggage continues to grow — an option I definitely support. It can be cheaper and you can insure and track your shipments. However, few travelers read the fine print, which can lead to delays and unnecessary hassles:
1. Get the Details
When shipping luggage to a hotel or company, confirm the shipping address; it may be different than the public address on their website. When calling the hotel, also confirm that they accept luggage, ask whether it will be kept a secure place, and whether you'll have to pay a fee for the hotel to receive the bags.