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How Luggage Shipping Can Let You Skip the Baggage Carousel

December 12, 2014 | TravelPulse
This week, Luggage Forward announced the acquisition of its eighth competitive brand since 2009, LugLess, which was featured on the ABC TV show “Shark Tank” and was recently named to Entrepreneur Magazine's “100 Brilliant Companies” list. With the acquisition, Luggage Forward’s brands now collectively represent more than 50 years of luggage shipping experience. Read More

‘Shark Tank’ Startup Acquired by Boston Luggage Shipping Service

December 8, 2014 | BostInno
If you watched Season 4 of ABC’s Shark Tank, you’ll likely remember LugLess: A New York-based luggage shipping company. Now, the startup has been acquired by the Boston-based door-to-door delivery service Luggage Forward, which aims to help users avoid hassles like lost suitcases, baggage check fees and waiting at baggage claim by shipping your stuff directly from your doorstep to the destination. The company also specializes in shipping sports equipment like skis and golf clubs. It's not just the headaches you're dodging with this deliver service, either - they claim to shave two hours off your time at the airport. Read More

Luggage shipping startup LugLess sells to Luggage Forward

December 8, 2014 | Tnooz
Luggage shipping startup LugLess, which Tnooz covered earlier this year, has sold to Luggage Forward, a larger player in the space. The startup garnered mainstream press after being featured on ABC’s The Shark Tank, and was named a “100 Brilliant Company” by Entrepreneur Magazine. Read More

“Brilliant” Luggage Delivery Service, LugLess®, Acquired by Luggage Forward®

December 8, 2014 |
Former Shark Tank Contestant Bought by Luggage Shipping Industry Veteran Boston, MA. –  December 8, 2014 Luggage Forward, the worldwide leader in door-to-door luggage delivery, today announced the acquisition of LugLess, a high-growth New York-based luggage shipping company.  LugLess was featured on Season 4 of ABC’s Shark Tank, which was an important catalyst for the Read More

The Art of Crafting Successful Vendor Relationships

November 25, 2014 | Entrepreneur
When starting and growing a business, relying on third-party vendors to fulfill some aspects of your product or service to clients can be beneficial even necessary. Partnering with established service providers allows a young company to scale up in size more quickly and focus on developing and refining its core business.[...] While this practice can streamline processes, lower overhead and allow a business owner to launch products in the marketplace faster; there are also risks to be considered. Specifically, a vendor’s substandard performance can negatively affect a customers’ experience with your brand. As a business owner, minimize these risks to ensure you are delivering on your promise to your customers. Consider these tips, based on my experience, to minimize risks associated with relying on third-party vendors. Read More

7 Travel Tips for Snowbirds

November 25, 2014 | Self Storage Finders Blog
Ship Your Luggage in Advance Once your house is safe and sound, you can travel with confidence. To make packing easier, Luggage Forward, an international luggage delivery service, recommends shipping your luggage to your vacation home in advance of your travel. “Travelers who are packing for months don’t have to worry about packing lightly or hauling numerous bags to the airport,” she said. “They can ship all of their bags ahead to their destination and walk through the airport with ease.” Read More

Living the carry-on life: travel tips to avoid losing your luggage

November 17, 2014 | The Business Journals
Like airfares and flight delays, lost-baggage rates are climbing at the nation's airlines. That raises the perennial business-travel question: Why are you checking bags in the first place? When in doubt, ship back-up clothes or supplies rather than check a bag. UPS, FedEx and the US Postal Service rates are manageable and, if you have more complex needs, use a specialist such as Luggage Forward. Read More

International Luggage Shipping

November 17, 2014 | Toy Queen
My husband is a pretty seasoned international traveler and suggested we consider international luggage shipping services given that we were taking our son to the airport for the first time. He felt that navigating the airport with as little luggage possible would be easiest, especially when dealing with a child, multiple carry-ons and customs... I can definitely say with confidence that Luggage Forward provides a detailed, organized and timely process that certainly made our trip home a lot less complicated. It’s certainly a service that is definitely worth researching, either for a standard bag or if you may be shipping large, awkward items like bikes, skis, snowboards and golf clubs. Read More

Jetsetting CEOs Reveal Their 15 Best Travel Tips and Must Haves

October 24, 2014 | Anywhere Pad
For many, a job that requires regular travel is a dream come true. But frequent fliers know that without enough discipline and preparation, jetsetting could very well turn into a nightmare. From booking flights to preparing luggage, adjusting to new cultures and mixing business with pleasure, seasoned business travelers share their best travel tips for making work travel a little less stressful and a lot more productive. As an alternative to check-in luggage, Luggage Forward offers frequent fliers luggage delivery services to homes, offices or hotels in over 200 countries. Read More

Luggage Forward

Luggage Forward is the most trusted door-to-door luggage delivery service. Shipping luggage ahead to your destination creates a true luxury travel experience. Luggage Forward can send luggage to your hotel, cruise ship, golf course or vacation home within the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia or virtually any other destination. Forwarding luggage allows you to save time at the airport by avoiding the long check-in lines and skipping the wait at the baggage carousel. Luggage Forward offers a wide range of services to fit the needs of demanding travel schedules including luggage pickup and delivery to any cruise ship. Stop carrying heavy, bulky luggage, golf clubs or skis to and from the airport when you travel, and begin to experience total travel convenience from Doorstep To Destination™ with our luggage shipping service.