“We divide our clothes between the carry-on and the checked bags. That way, if one is lost, we have clothes in three more bags.”
This cruiser adds that they always put their “favorite” items in their carry-on, just in case.
Travel expert Simon Calder advised passengers not to check bags at all, and if they must, “don’t let anything go in the hold that you can’t afford to lose”.
According to Citizens Advice, travelers must file a claim for delayed or missing baggage within 21 days of the flight.