Thanks to American millennials, there’s been a 30% increase in tourism and travel since 2007. With an $180 billion annual tourism revenue, people are not only traveling, they are spending! And your essential travel gear for your Europe trip is important.
As travel becomes more pleasant with better hospitality and customer service, taking a trip these days can be a true joy. However, there is nothing worse than waiting at the baggage claim and not being able to spot your bag among the hundreds. We have good news: Waiting to make sure your bag made it with you on your trip doesn’t have to be a long process.
With personalized luggage tags, you’ll be able to spot your precious cargo the minute it hits the conveyer belt. You’ll retrieve your bag quickly with customization that is easy to spot, and you’ll be able to get on with your vacation!
With so many travel secrets for you to know, we’ve compiled a list of 10 fantastic ideas for luggage tags that will help you get on your way:
Personalized Luggage Tags
This Is Not Your Bag
This awesome leather tag literally states “This is not your bag.” Not only will this deter anyone from accidentally picking up your bag, it will definitely help you spot it. After all, when’s the last time you saw a tag that states it isn’t yours?
This tag is stamped by hand in the U.S. and is cut and dyed in a chic, fashionable way. It’s 3-1/2 inches long and 2 inches high, which will be the perfect size for your bag. The tags are made of vegetable leather and even have a stainless cable that allows a secure attachment to your travel bag.
Want something that screams that the bag is yours? Then get personalized luggage tags with some color.
Custom Engraved Colored Tags
After all, personalized luggage tags should be personalized. These bright, custom leather tags come in a plethora of colors. You can have your name, address or phone number engraved on the tags. Having your information on your tags is essential in case your luggage doesn’t make it to your destination with you.
The “Get Lost” Tag
These tags are another warrant out for anyone purposefully or accidentally trying to grab your bag. These tags are sleek and minimal and have “Get Lost’ written on them.
The great thing about these tags is that they are durable but affordable. If you travel a lot and worry about messing up expensive tags, then consider these. With a price point of around $14, you’ll be able to replace them as often as you’d like.
If having your ID in your luggage is more important to you than a loud message, then we’ve got the personalized luggage tag for you:
Colorful, Plastic ID Tags
Made with a durable plastic strap, these bold and colorful beauties help you spot your bag from all the way down the conveyor belt.
Available in a 20-piece set, you’ll never have to worry about needing a luggage tag ever again. Choose from a variety of colors, then fill with a short contact form so you can ensure that even if your luggage gets lost, it will find its way back to you. If you aren’t a plastic person, go luxe with leather.
Leather Snap Tags
These leather & Brass luggage tags are made of high-quality dyed leather. They are sleek, thin straps that go around your luggage handle and simply snap together. They have a hand-stamped solid brass ID tag that will include your name on it. You can include more info on these tags if you wish. These tags are at a little bit higher with a price point of around $13.00. For a modern and helpful tag, these are for you.
The Bon Voyage
These deluxe tags made of grain leather and nickel hardware will be a sure way to spot your bag quickly. These personalized luggage tags have a privacy flap that will allow you to conceal your information. They also have a vinyl window for you to quickly check that the bag is yours and hit the road.
The bags come with customized Emoji faces on them, imprinted in gold. If you’re looking for a smiling face to greet you as your bag arrives, these Bon Voyage tags are for you. The tags range from $15-$30 based on customization. For an even higher level of personalized luggage tags, go with monograms!
These privacy leather luggage tags are made to last. They are stylish and come in in a beautiful dark leather. They have a place for your ID card and can be monogrammed.
This line features classic, simple yet functional designs created from American oil tanned leather. They feature brass hardware in an antique finish. These tags are the classiest of the bunch, so choose where to put your initials and they will hand stamp them for you with foil stamping.
Grab your bag with your leather tag, then head straight for the leather market in Florence, Italy. If these seem a little fussy for you, then throw it back to your childhood years with the lego brick tag.
The Lego Brick Tag
These tags are a sure stand out from the crowd in terms of personalized luggage. The lego tags are shaped like, you guessed it, large Legos! Lego tags come in all of your favorite Lego shapes and colors.
These aren’t just great for luggage, but for sports bags and backpacks too. They are made of rubber and will be a durable option for any kid or tough-love traveler. At the affordable price of around $8.00, these can be gifted or purchased for any budget.
Moleskin is a proven and trusted brand. Our favorite is the Moleskine tag in black. It’s small and well-crafted and comes with an elastic attachment that will allow for some freedom as your tag and bag get thrown around.
The tag is closeable with an additional elastic strap, and it comes in a variety of colors. At $9.00, you can’t beat this deal.
Wood Engraved Tags
Newer on the market are wood luggage tags “Do Epic Shit”. They are unique and very customizable. Often sold in a set of two, these beautiful tags will have your name and info etched on them.
You can even add an additional message on them! You’ll have the chance to etch both sides of the tag, and are attached with a quality leather rope. These tags also make great gifts.
Go, Do, See Personalized Luggage Tags
Traveling is one of the most beautiful parts of the human experience. However, losing your baggage is not. Knowing exactly how to find your bag with great tags will make your experience that much better.
When seeing beautiful countries all across Europe, make things easy on yourself as you switch from high-speed trains to fast planes. Grab your luggage and go and become a true travel expert.
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