A decade ago the term ‘smart’ luggage meant travel carry that looked stylish and elegant. Fast-forward a few years and the term – just like technology – has been updated. So what does ‘smart luggage’ actually mean?
In essence, it refers to luggage that has inbuilt technology, such as device charging facilities, location tracking and built-in luggage scales. Worried about your phone’s battery dying during your trip? Not a problem when your case can charge it. Want to make sure you avoid excess baggage fees? A digital scale can warn you if you’ve overpacked. Want to be able to track your luggage en route, or locate it if it gets lost or stolen? Smart luggage can help you do that.
The ones that are normally included anyway are weather forecast and check lock, but also inside speaker and trip info. Having an instant battery recharge and keeping all the information about your trip handy, this bag is more than just a smart luggage – it’s a travel companion.
Smart luggage is becoming an increasingly popular field, and like any industry, there are some great examples and some . So to help you travel better, we’ve rounded up a selection of those who are doing it well…