How To Avoid Having To Gate Check Your Bag?

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    No, this post isn't about tips for not being asked to gate check your bags, like not overpacking or being sure you're not among the last to board. Instead this post is about an email I received from a reader last night about how to avoid gate checking bags after you've already been asked to: "Question: Have you ever been forced to gate check your carry on but ripped off the baggage tag on the gate ramp and just walked on with it? I had an overzealous gate agent today who wouldn't accept that the bag was allowed on for 48,000 previous miles with them this year. Admittedly, I was a little paranoid it might hold up the plane if they were looking for the bag. Did I get lucky?" The post How To Avoid Having To Gate Check Your Bag? appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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