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Shipping Luggage helps Families Travel Wise
Shipping Luggage helps Families Travel Wise

Old fashioned suitcases

Photo by Alfredo De Simone

By Matthew Leonard

Traveling with kids can be a difficult task. Navigating airport terminals with one or more children in tow can be more complicated than directing air traffic on the tarmac. Add three stuffed suitcases, a stroller, and airport security and a family travel experience can be the equivalent of a virtual nightmare.

Fortunately, help is on the way. A new wave of luggage forwarding companies has emerged in response to the hassle of traveling with cumbersome baggage, allowing parents to keep an eye on their children instead of their suitcases. Heightened airport security and newly imposed luggage restrictions have resulted in an increase in lost luggage worldwide and further qualified the convenience and necessity of these services.

One such company that ships luggage door-to-door for both domestic and international travel is Luggage Forward. Here's how it works. A courier simply picks up your luggage at a convenient location, whether it is your home, office, or a hotel and delivers it to your specific travel destination. Your baggage is closely monitored throughout the forwarding process so that your gear is never "lost in transit". Pricing is based on the number, size, and destination of your luggage.

One of the most accommodating features of this luggage shipper is their ability to reliably ship cumbersome and oversized equipment, such as baby carriages, car seats, golf clubs, skis, and even surfboards. All domestic shipments are guaranteed and include $500 insurance standard on each bag with the option to add additional insurance at a minimal cost.

As many frequent travelers may know, shipping luggage internationally can be complicated by customs documents and red tape. Luggage Forward prepares customs documentation to more than 200 countries making the preparation for your trip as simple and stress-free as possible. So, the next time you travel with kids, remember that those unwieldy bags and carriages can be forwarded to your destination and delivered to your hotel before you arrive!

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