Do you check in your Expensive Luggage ??

Jan 23, 2006
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The answer for me with that question is HELL NO !!!! I lost all my luggage ( L.V ) in Jamaica 2 years ago of course they insisted that I checked it in. I never saw them again after that, trying to trace them was a joke. Trust me I learnt my lesson When traveling not to take any high end luggage that you will have to part with, I put everything in the over head or under my seat.:sad:
 

Everevereve

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Jan 4, 2006
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My mom is a crazy luggage collector she buy alot of them and those airline people are not too nice about treating your luggages too...sad.
 

Serendipity

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Nov 28, 2005
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I refuse to invest in high end luggage. Bags are too large to carry on and I refuse to worry about someone throwing it or it getting lost. My carry on is a nicer bag that holds enough for 2 days.
 

Everevereve

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serendipity3kb said:
I refuse to invest in high end luggage. Bags are too large to carry on and I refuse to worry about someone throwing it or it getting lost. My carry on is a nicer bag that holds enough for 2 days.
Good idea~
 

amanda

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Oct 18, 2005
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i'd never check anything nice than samsonite, or pack anything nicer than that in anything i was going to check. i fly through the atlanta airport, and that's the busiest airport in the world, i'm not taking any chances.
 

bethany

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Dec 29, 2005
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I don't have expensive luggage, but me and my friend once carried $10,000 between us to south africa. :weird: it was kinda nerve wracking and it was on us. So I can't imagine having $10k worth of suitcases out of your site!
once I got my checked luggage back and it had white crap all over it, I was so pissed. no way I would trust anything expensive to airport people.
 

RobbieNEmmy

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Jan 3, 2006
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I have a LV Keepall 55, and am planning to special order a Keepall 50 in Vachetta. The key for me is...TRAVEL VERY LIGHTLY. I usually don't go away for more than a week, and usually one duffel bag is plenty for me. BUT, would I ever check my Keepall... NEVER EVER IN A MILLION TRILLION YEARS!!! Especially the vachetta one, when I get it ^_~
 

Cristina

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Oct 23, 2005
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I don't carry expensive luggage, it seems kind of pointless if you know it's going to get manhandled if you check it in at the airport. I'd rather spend the money on a few expensive bags than on luggage. My parents gave me a nice American Tourister luggage set for my birthday last year, and it works just fine :biggrin:
 

IntlSet

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Jan 29, 2006
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The only way to travel with Louis Vuitton luggage (trunks, cases, not just the duffel) is to have your own jet... on a commercial airline, that stuff screams: "STEAL ME."

I don't use expensive luggage for fear that someone will steal it. Luggage gets the crap beaten out of it just loading and unloading.
 

edsbgrl

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Dec 14, 2005
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IntlSet said:
Luggage gets the crap beaten out of it just loading and unloading.
Does it ever!

I only take one of my LV Keepalls on the plane with me. The rest is cked but I don't take my other LV's becuase I can't carry them on the plane with me.
 

vanilla_addict

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I don’t have expensive luggage..(will never invest on them either) :huh:

And even the expensive handbags I have.. I hate to travel with any of them..:blink: (crazy I know) but because I hate it when I put it in that x-ray machine as I always feel it’ll get dirty:cry: .. because some airports x-ray people’s shoes.. so I rather take a non expensive handbag during traveling for I wont kill myself if it gets dirty!! :sad2:
 

zhouy101

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These comments are scaring me. I will be traveling this winter, hopefully with my pegase 60 and keepall 55. I would have to check in my pegase 60. Now I am very worried about whether or not my luggage would be stolen..