Top 5 Reasons You Should Lock Your Luggage for Travel

3.) You Need a Lock for Travel Insurance

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You have been looking high and low for the best travel insurance that will protect you and your belongings and you have been screening each offer carefully.

Our advice is to always check the fine print. In the unfortunate event of having your items stolen or mishandled, having a lock on your luggage can make all the difference between the travel insurance accepting your claim and refusing it.

Many insurers want to know that you took enough precautions to protect your suitcase. The type of protection is different from one insurance company to another. Some might accept claims for damage if the suitcase itself is lockable but reject claims if only a small padlock was in place.

Always ask first to make sure you’re choosing the right lock protection for your baggage.