Theft from carry-on baggage

As airlines increase their fees for checked baggage, passengers have started using larger bags as carry-ons and packing more valuables in them. This has led to reports of theft from carry-on baggage stored in the overhead compartments and under the seats of aircraft during flights and the theft of the carry-on bags themselves during and after flights. Often the traveller does not realize that something is missing until much later.

Here are some tips to help you protect the valuables in your carry-on baggage:

Before you leave home

At the airport

On the plane

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