Skip Nav
Removing These 31 Things From Your Life Will Make You Happier and More Successful 
4 Morning Rituals to Help Relieve Anxiety
Gift Guide
20 Affordable Gifts For Women in Their 20s

Will You Ship Your Luggage Next Time You Fly?

Checked bagged fees are getting ridiculous, and the most recent not-so-subtle 50 percent increase on Delta's second-bag fee is expensive evidence. More travelers have been using the rate calculators on and to determine if shipping their bags would be more cost effective than checking them at the airport. By factoring in distance, weight and travel time, passengers can get price quotes for potentially shipping luggage to destinations.

Shipping bags means you'll need to pack about five days in advance (for the least expensive shipping options), but delivery services offer insurance for lost bags, which airlines do not.


Latin New Year's Travel Superstitions
Expert Travel Tips For the Holiday Season
Things to Do in Marrakesh, Morocco
Best Christmas Lights in America
From Our Partners
Latest Afforable DIY & Organization
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds