Pick of the Day: HomingPIN Luggage Tracker

These tags could help you find your lost bags (or laptop, phone, etc.).

What Is It: Baggage tags, key rings, and stickers with a unique tracing number that lets people alert you they have found your lost item.

Why It’s Smart:

• Linked with the airport WorldTracer system for baggage handling

• Any items that are marked as found will automatically generate a text to you

• The finder is not given any information about the owner

• HomingPIN will notify the airline of where your bag is if they lost your luggage (so that they can get it back to you)

• Can help make arrangements to have your lost items shipped to you

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon.

(Photo: HomingPIN)

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By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo, Boston.com, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

The Handy Item I Always Pack: "Earplugs. A good pair has saved my sleep and sanity many times!"

Ultimate Bucket List Experience: Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat: "Aisle (when the first class private suite isn't available)."

E-mail her at cmorse@smartertravel.com.

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