Top 5 Reasons You Should Lock Your Luggage for Travel

TSA-Approved Locks: Your Go-To Choice to Protect Your Luggage

tsa lock to protect luggage

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As we have mentioned above, the TSA is allowed to employ any mean to verify the contents of a bag or suitcase, including breaking the lock.

To get past this inconvenience, lock manufacturers and the TSA worked together to create the TSA LOCK technology. These TSA-approved locks can be opened by a master key. This key is available in all American airports and many other countries (like Canada, some European countries, and South Korea).

To know if your lock is TSA-approved, look for the red Diamond, the Travel Sentry Approved mark.

Here are some of the types of luggage locks you can find:

  • Cable locks
  • Card locks
  • Combination locks
  • Key locks