Whether you want to create a stress-free travel environment or are looking to start a relaxing vacation mid-flight, your trip can become more pleasant with a little preparation. Altman Luggage would like to share with you some suggestions that will make your trip more comfy: (more…)
When preparing to travel, there’s always the issue of making the most of your luggage space. After all, you can’t possibly fit everything into the sizeable space of your Rimowa suitcase. To ensure you’re well-prepared for your trip, we at Altman Luggage have gathered a few tips that should help you through the airport with ease: (more…)
Historically, the desire for food and safety and the need to explore have driven our ancestors into expanding their frontiers. Time and again, humans have crossed the earth in search of home, fortune, or inner peace. While travel as an industry has not existed until fairly recently, the act of moving to new locations has endured for thousands of years. (more…)
Whether you’re jetsetting for a quick weekend away with your best friends or planning a 14-day family excursion, you’re going to need to pack a bag. But which bag do you use? The carryon can’t possibly hold everything you need for more than a few days away, and the oversized suitcase seems extraneous for the short trips. Before you travel, ask yourself these handy questions to determine which piece of luggage will be ideal for your trip. (more…)
There’s nothing like being close to your loved ones around the holidays. It’s a time for family and friends, amazing food, the spirit of giving, and, for many people, travel. While the majority of these are considered perks of the holiday season, travel can be a downright beast. Long lines, delayed/cancelled flights, misplaced rental car reservations, hidden fees, and lost luggage; these are the headaches commonly associated with holiday travels. To avoid any added stress, we’ve put together some Holiday Travel Tips and Tricks for you. (more…)
When traveling across the country or across the globe, you may be presented with the opportunity to buy travel insurance. But what exactly is travel insurance? Does everyone need it? What happens if your best luggage is lost at an airport? Read on to find out the answers to these questions and more. (more…)
If you’re a business traveler, the arrival of your airplane at its destination more often means the beginning of a work day than the possibility of getting a good night’s sleep. But it can be extremely hard to get good rest on a plane while surrounded by coughing passengers, crying babies, and bustling flight attendants. Here are some tips on getting good sleep while on a plane. (more…)
NEW YORK, NY – October 15, 2012 –Altman Luggage, a leading online retailer of high quality luggage, is pleased to offer tips on getting through airport security faster. If you are a frequent traveler for business, these trips can make traveling as easy and hassle-free as possible.
TSA-Friendly Carry On
The best way to get on and off the plane quickly is with a carry on rather than checked-in luggage. And to get through security quickly with your carry on, you need to pack accordingly. The TSA recommends packing a well-organized carry on bag, with electronics, clothes, and heavier items layered accordingly. Your carry on bag should also follow the 3-1-1 rule when it comes to your toiletries and any other liquids.
The TSA 3-1-1 rule is as follows:
- 3- Each container must contain less than 3.4 ounces of liquid
- 1 – Containers must be in 1 clear quart-sized bag
- 1 – Each passenger may only have 1 bag
If you are looking for high quality carry on luggage that can resist the wear and tear of travel, consider Samsonite Cosmolite luggage from Altman Luggage.
TSA-Friendly Laptop Bags
With a TSA checkpoint-friendly laptop bag, you have one less thing to worry about in the security line. A laptop bag or business case that is TSA friendly will have a separate compartment for the laptop that can lay flat on the x-ray belt so that it can be scanned without other objects getting in the way. Briggs & Riley Luggage offers a wide variety of TSA-friendly laptop bags to choose from.
It is important to make sure the lock on your luggage TSA approved so it can be removed by airport security. TSA can inspect your bag using a universal lock and combination. Briggs & Riley and Eagle Creek both offer an affordable TSA-friendly lock for your luggage. Additionally, some luggage brands including Delsey and Rimowa feature an integrated TSA-friendly lock built into their luggage for the ultimate security while traveling.
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Altman Luggage has all the suitcases, briefcases, luggage sets, duffle bags, carry-ons, messenger bags, handbags you’re looking for from top luggage brands including Travelpro, Victorinox Swiss Army Spectra Luggage, Antler, Kipling, Samsonite Cosmolite luggage, Delsey, Bosca, Rimowa Salsa luggage and more. They also carry a wide variety of luxury pens, watches, and travel accessories.
NEW YORK, NY – August 9, 2012 – If you are a frequent traveler or a mobile professional, investing in TSA friendly luggage can make getting through airport security a breeze. Altman Luggage, a leading online retailer of high quality luggage, has all the TSA friendly, lightweight luggage you need to make traveling as easy and hassle-free as possible.
TSA-Friendly Laptop Bag
A TSA-friendly laptop bag, also called “checkpoint friendly”, will allow you to pass through security without having to remove your laptop from the bag and place it in the bin. A laptop bag or business case that is TSA friendly will have a separate compartment for the laptop that can lay flat on the x-ray belt so that it can be scanned without other objects getting in the way. Approved laptop bags come in three styles: sleeve style, butterfly style, and trifold style. With a checkpoint friendly laptop bag, you have one less thing to worry about in the security line. Samsonite makes a number of high quality, lightweight checkpoint friendly laptop bags at affordable price points.
Whether you’re a frequent traveler by air, train, or car, there are a few must-have items you should always have with you to make your trip go more smoothly and safely, while staying healthier in the process.
Even if you have checked luggage, you should always bring a piece of carry-on luggage with you on the train or plane to carry the items that should remain accessible at all times (even if it’s just simple backpack or shoulder bag). Here are some key items to keep in your carry-on:
- Hand sanitizer (under 3ounces if you’re flying)
- Pain relievers
- A small bottle of saline solution if you wear contacts (once again, under 3 ounces if flying)
- An extra pair of eyeglasses
- Music player and headphones
- Phone charger (or multi-charger for all your electronics)
- Travel pillow (avoid using the ones they give out on the plane)
- A change of clothes (in case your checked luggage gets lost)
- Any medications you are currently prescribed