A day in the life of your luggage

It’s only natural to worry about what will happen when you part with your bags at the check-in.

A day in the life of your luggage

Ever wondered what happens to your luggage once you’ve checked it in?

For many people, parting with your bags at check-in can be as traumatic as when you parted with your parents on your first day of school. It’s the fear essentially of the unknown – will you ever see your belongings again? Will they arrive at the other end in one piece? Thankfully Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport has found a simple way to alleviate some of your separation anxiety.

Watch this fascinating video its released that shows what goes on behind closed conveyor belt curtains. Providing a rare insight into what your beloved baggage goes through on each trip, the video may not have sound or text but it still shows the incredible process that takes your bag from the terminal to the plane, via the tarmac and back again.

What do you think of this video? Will you worry less next time you check in your bags after watching it?

A 360 degree version is also available to watch on Schiphol’s website.


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    5th Sep 2015
    It's like a Disney ride for baggage.
    5th Sep 2015
    oh!! boy, I feel exhausted just watching a case find its way to a plane, in fact, I didn't actually see it get loaded onto the plane OR did I miss that bit as I had a nap!!!
    19th Sep 2015
    We lost our bags and the airline didn't give a hoot. I had to go find it myself which I did 48 hours later. I invaded the international lost baggage room and stole my own bags ... Otherwise they would still be there!!! There were 100' s of bags just sitting there and no one was doing any thing to find the owners. Yes, I broke into an international airport ... So much for security at international airports if an 'old bloke' can break into one evading all security checks and without a current flight ticket! The airline still thinks that my bags are missing!

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