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$9 scale makes weighing luggage easy

March 24, 2016 - Uncategorized

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A Southwest Airlines passenger is allowed to check two pieces of luggage weighing up to 50lbs each for free. It’s a generous allowance. But if one bag weighs 55 lbs and the other weighs 45 lbs, you’ll get charged $75 for the heavier bag.

Other airlines have similar pricing arrangement. I bought this illuminated $7 luggage scale last year to weigh checked and carry-on luggage and it’s really easy to use — much easier than standing on a bathroom scale while holding the luggage and subtracting my weight. You just loop the strap around the luggage handle and lift it. You can switch between pounds and kilograms, too.
Source: Boing Boing

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