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Lost Luggage

According to the Air Code of the carrier must deliver your luggage at the end point of flight, even if you take a few relays. But it happens that the passenger reached the destination, and its baggage – no. That do in this case? At airports around the world have a special service called the Lost & Found. Here there and should be addressed at the lost baggage. There you will be asked coupon baggage tag pasted to the ticket, and offered to fill in a special act of the search of luggage, which will describe all the 'distinctive features' of your loss. After that, all you have left to do – is to wait for good news. On this law is given for 21 days. If during this period baggage is not there, it will be lost.

In this case, the airline company responsible for the loss, shall be paid compensation at the rate you $ 20 for 1 kg of weight (unless, of course, your baggage has not been previously insured a certain amount). If your baggage contains new things and have kept receipts may have to repay the losses in full. But most of all, do not have to, because 99% of lost baggage still is because there is a general search engine, which made all the 'poteryashki'. If, within 5 days, your luggage is not found, you will be asked to describe in detail its contents. This list is passed in a general search engine. The situation is worse, if your luggage by mistake (or intentionally), was carried by another passenger. Often confused just like suitcases at the airport. In this case, is somehow 'mark' your luggage (I, for example, are tied to the handle suitcase bright ribbon).

If your luggage is someone 'stole', we can only hope that own thing this man would be more expensive to him, and he finds the opportunity to go with you on the link. Now, how to deliver it to the owner found the luggage. Air Code requires the carrier to deliver your items to anywhere, where would you go (when an act of loss of luggage, you specify its final destination and phone number). But often at the luggage to travel independently. In this case, the court may require the carrier compensation spent on the road money. Possible compensation for those expenses that you incur as a result had to lost luggage (the necessary purchases to be done on the first day, when you wrote the statement). If you kept checks, the airline owes you a refund. But the cost of clothes purchased are reimbursable only at 50%. If your suitcase not disappeared, but was given to you in the arrival hall of the airport to the mangled form, the claim must be made within 7 days. If the damaged suitcase you brought to your home or office, the claim is filed within 21 days.