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How to track your lost baggage – Complete Guide

Planning a trip is not an easy task. If you’re an avid traveller, you would know the drill! And even if you aren’t, you probably would have been through the same at some point in your life. Whatever it is, baggage is an important part of your travel. As a result, you will always have to take extra care. Yes, we get it that you might be a light packer or a heavy one. Regardless, you should always be wary of your things since these are objects that are of personal importance. Even more so, when you are on a flight, where baggage does get misplaced many times. Lost baggage is a real problem, and even the airlines aren’t very proud when it happens. After all, it is a mistake on their part.

What is Baggage tracing systems

Thankfully, airline companies have their very own sophisticated baggage tracing systems that can help you out. While misplacing things never look good, it is important that you are able to get your personal belongings back, as quickly as possible.

The baggage tracking systems used by airline carriers are all computerised. Hence, there is no room for human errors. You will just have to provide accurate details of your name, address, and flight information and mention the specific type of bag that you have lost. Once the bag is found, the airline will send it to your residence very soon. Therefore, in recent times, lost baggage tracking has become very easy.

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How to claim lost baggage at the airport?

If you are still at the airport and want to claim a lost baggage complaint or think your baggage is lost by the airline, then the fastest way out for you is to reach the baggage claim desk. You could also ask the check-in desk agent for any inquiries related to your lost baggage compensation. In case, the airline does not end up finding any baggage, you will be compensated for the value of goods that were present inside.

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Buy lost baggage insurance

Buying lost baggage insurance can be a very smart way out for you. Ideally, it is included within your travel insurance as well. Here are some of the benefits that you can get from travel insurance that includes coverage for your baggage:

  1. Cancellation of your trip
  2. Adequate compensation when the flight gets delayed
  3. Automatic policy extension
  4. Reimbursements for emergency medical situations
  5. Lost baggage or delayed baggage and lots more

Do remember that these insurance benefits can range from one company to another. Therefore, before you sign up for any policies, we suggest that you go through all these documents with utmost scrutiny. Make sure you are getting the absolute best deal on your trip and lost baggage.

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How to pay insurance premiums easily?

One of the easiest ways to pay your insurance premium is to get the Airtel Thanks mobile wallet app. Here’s how you can make your insurance premium payment:

  1. Open the Airtel Thanks app on your smartphone.
  2. Go to the Pay tab by clicking on it at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Scroll down and click More on the Recharge & Pay Bills section.
  4. In the new screen that opens, you will see the Finances & Taxes section. The insurance premium is also one of the tabs here.
  5. Click on it, choose the insurance service provider, and pay your premium accordingly.

Do a lot more with the Airtel Thanks app

Once you get the Airtel Thanks app on your smartphone, you will realise just how convenient it is. The app has everything in its capacity that makes your life easier. You can make instant cashless payments by scanning QR codes, and pay for all kinds of insurance, taxes, credit card bills and more.

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Furthermore, it is also the only app that you will ever need for your mobile recharges. Prepaid or postpaid – you will get a wide variety of mobile plans here that will help you get the job done. On top of that, Airtel Thanks can also be used for paying broadband, DTH, landline bills and more. You can even directly buy Airtel Xstream broadband or DTH services from within the app itself.

Utility bill payments are also done better with Airtel Thanks. Electricity bill payment, water bill, your housing society’s maintenance charges, booking cooking gas cylinders and more – get it all done with the Thanks app. Download the app today to explore all these benefits.