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Holiday Baggage

The holidays are coming up, which means we're all playing Santa. Holiday But how are you going to get all your presents there? There are so many options nowadays - should you ship them, carry them on the airplane or use a luggage delivery service? We have crunched the numbers to find Baggage the best options for you, no matter how many presents you have. PROS CONS CHECKED BAG No fear of getting lost in transit. Prices start soaring once the bag becomes overweight or oversized. Recommended For Carry on or checked baggage Great for last minute Do you really want to carry a bag around if you have a layover (or two)? shoppers. Less than 50 lbs. Less than 60 inches Checking in or carrying on a bag means it's right there with you. SHIPPED BOX Great for larger boxes. You need to ship the box about 2 weeks before you Recommended For Option to buy tracking numbers and delivery confirmation. Oversized packages want it to arrive. Having to carry large, heavy packages to the post office. 50 - 70 lbs. 60 - 80 inches Shipping companies will not accept packages over 70 lbs. and 80 inches. Pack up your goods because you're heading to the post office. LUGGAGE DELIVERY SERVICE Like most services you'll be paying more for the convenience. Convenient: door-to- Recommended For door service. Large, awkward bags or packages The service will deliver your package within 5 days. Over 70 lbs. Over 80 inches This service will come to your house, pick up your package and deliver it at your requested address and time. Helpful Tips Beware! Winter travel means weather delays which can increase your chance of losing a checked bag. Shipping a bag? Overnight and express shipping is very expensive. You'll want to use ground transport, which can take up to 14 days. Plan ahead of time! Holiday season means long lines at the post office. Buying books or films? USPS offers a special rate for media which is cheaper than their regular ground transport. Shipping is only $15 for a 30 lbs. package. travelnerd All information obtained from airline websites, USPS.com, UPS.com, FedEx.com, LuggageForward.com and LuggageFree.com.

Holiday Baggage

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You’re playing Santa for all your nieces and nephews, and you did plenty of shopping during Black Friday. But how are you going to bring all your presents with you across the country?

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