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Bring a carabiner to help keep your luggage secureEach Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader James M., who says:

“I keep a carabiner of the type rock climbers use, clipped to my carry-on’s shoulder strap. I can then clip the strap through any bag handle, chair leg, table leg, etc. It weighs an ounce, is self-stored on the strap and is absurdly strong.”

With a carabiner (you can buy one on ), of course, you can secure your bags in a public place so that potential thieves can’t grab them. Thanks, James!

Related: How to Find a Place to Store Your Luggage When You’re Traveling



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3 Comments On "Bring a Carabiner to Help Keep Your Luggage Secure"
  1. Jerry Mandel|

    Where can I buy carabiners?

    1. Hundredbacklinks

      On Amazon. Here’s a link

  2. Richard J DeAgazio|

    I carry a Ski Lock! it works when I am waiting in a Hotel Lobby, or at airport gate or lounge. It can tie multiple pieces (and leather jackets – through sleeve) Under $10 on Amazon