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USA TODAY road warriors offer tips for avoiding luggage hassles
Updated 12/15/2009 11:33 AM ET
Reporter Gary Stoller surveyed members of the USA TODAY Road Warrior panel, and asked them to share their stories on mishandled baggage. Several responded, and offered strategies on how to avoid issues with checked luggage. (Responses have been slightly edited for clarity).
HOLIDAY TRAVEL: More bags are mishandled in December READERS: How do you protect your checked luggage?

READERS: How do you protect your checked baggage?

Posted 12/15/2009 8:44 AM ET
Updated 12/15/2009 11:33 AM ET
Baggage screener Tim Gish puts checked bags on the belt of an x-ray machine at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.Baggage screener Tim Gish puts checked bags on the belt of an x-ray machine at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

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