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baggage

Travel Tip of the Day

If you’re checking a black rolling suitcase (and from the looks of every conveyor belt we’ve seen, 90 per cent of you are!), add a colourful ribbon or tape to the handle so you can spot it more easily at baggage claim. Be creative: the general population has caught on and a plain red ribbon won’t cut it. Go for neon, stripes, polka dots—something more unique. (We’ve seen animal-print duct tape at Home Depot.) Or whip up a distinctive handle cover if you’re crafty.

Air Canada Raises Rates for Checked Baggage

Photo by Robert S. Donovan

Air Canada has announced new checked baggage fees, in an effort to offset high fuel prices. (more…)