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Flying economy doesn’t have to be miserable

February 26, 2015 | CNN Money
Lugging heavy bags on public transportation. Damaged or lost luggage. How much would you pay to avoid those hassles? Companies like Luggage Free and Luggage Forward offer white glove service to ship your bag from your home or hotel directly to your destination. Deliveries are guaranteed on time and can be tracked. Read More

Customers Are Not Always Right. They Are Just Never Wrong.

February 19, 2015 | Entrepreneur
Every business owner and customer-facing employee has heard the saying "the customer is always right." This makes the companies who say it -- and the customers who hear it -- feel good. But it’s simply not always true in the real world. Early on as my company, Luggage Forward, was being developed, I received a valuable piece of advice: "Customers are not always right. They’re just never wrong." This small, but important distinction has enabled me to approach customers' issues in a more productive manner. Read More

Travel tip for 2015: Ship those bags ahead!

February 3, 2015 | Southern Neighbor
Zeke Adkins, co-founder of Luggage Forward (www.luggageforward. com), launched in 2004 as one of the first companies of its kind, says the business model’s time has come. “Luggage Forward was founded on the idea that bringing luggage to the airport and checking it on the airplane is an inefficient and outdated means of getting bags to their destination. Once a bag is packed, the next time it is needed is at the destination – it’s simply a burden at all points in between. We developed Luggage Forward as a smarter, more efficient method of getting bags to where they need to be, and in the process added a significant degree of convenience to the travel process.” Read More

Getting from A to B

January 21, 2015 | Timbers Resorts Blog
Whether it’s a car service, luggage shipping, or even a private jet — have a look at the options your Timbers Resorts team has created for you. Luggage Forward: Forget about check-in lines and fees. Implement this doorstep-to-destination luggage service at our Owner rates. Read More

Inspirato With American Express Review: What They Offer

January 21, 2015 | BankingSense
Membership with Inspirato with American Express connects people to exclusive traveling luxuries. Inspirato partners with a wide variety of companies to make traveling and lodging easy for the members. Avis and Cadillac are two examples of partner companies that work with Inspirato. Members can receive discounts on rental vehicles so that they can enjoy their vacations in style. Travelers who are planning to take ski trips can visit Folsom Custom Skis for a special price on custom ski sets. Luggage Forward may be one of the most beneficial services of them all: This is a service that provides a pickup of a traveler’s baggage and sports equipment, and the service will ship it to any destination. Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Checked Baggage Fees

January 12, 2015 | Club Traveler
Paying to check your bags is an inevitable and frustrating part of the modern travel era. Most U.S. airlines charge around $25 each way to check one bag. If you’re flying on Spirit Airlines, which even charges passengers for a carry-on bag, the fee to check a bag is $30-$40 if you pay online and a whopping $100 if you pay at the gate. (For a comparison of each airline’s baggage fees, here’s a handy chart.) For a family of four on a weeklong vacation, those fees can add up to hundreds of dollars. There are a number of ways savvy travelers can avoid paying checked baggage fees. Here are just a few. 5. Ship your bags. It may not cost as much as you think. Services like Luggage Forward will ship your bags to your hotel at prices comparable to what you’d pay for checked bags. And you don’t have to tote them to and from the airport. Read More

Travel Tip: Flying with Skis and Snowboards

January 8, 2015 | Peter Greenberg
"There are ways of flying with skis and snowboards in tow that get you and your gear to your final destination without too much hassle"...."or, you can skip the hassle altogether and ship your gear ahead of time. Companies like Luggage Forward and even FedEx have dedicated programs for shipping ski gear from door to door." Read More

Top 10 Family Travel Trends 2015

January 7, 2015 | Peter Greenberg
7. Light on Luggage Parents will no longer have to lug every bag through the terminal while trying to keep their kids from running in every direction. TRS Ballistic Luggage has a unique bag system, which allows each bag to connect and roll at once. When not in use, the bags can store inside one another like nesting dolls. Or, just save the hassle altogether and ship your luggage with Luggage Forward. Luggage Forward will pick up your bags from your home or office and deliver them directly to your hotel, rental home, or cruise ship. Read More

Before the cruise

January 5, 2015 | Cruise Report Blog
Today, we are preparing for the long flight from Dallas to Dunedin, New Zealand, where we will embark Silversea Silver Discoverer. Getting to New Zealand from the USA is no simple task. Getting to the port where we will embark Silver Discoverer involves three flights on two different airlines and over 20 hours in the air! In fact, because we will be crossing the International Date Line, we will actually arrive in New Zealand two days after we depart. Multiple connections on multiple airlines is the perfect recipe for lost luggage, not something I really want to deal with. For that reason, we decided to ship our luggage to New Zealand using Luggage Forward ( Read More

Traveling with Skis Made Easier

January 5, 2015 | Go To Travel Gal
Luggage Forward, a company that ships your luggage so you don’t have to check it, ships skis and snowboards to more than 200 destinations worldwide. They pick up your items at a home or office and deliver it directly to a second home, office, rental property or hotel. No worries about navigating the airport with skis or arriving to your destination only to find your skis didn’t make it. 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.