Smarter Travel Pick of the Day: Tarriss Jetsetter Digital Luggage Scale

A simple-to-use travel scale with a lifetime warranty and a cheap price.

What Is It: A portable, digital luggage scale.

Why It’s Smart:

• Backed by a lifetime warranty

• LCD display is easy to read

• Compact and lightweight (5.8″ x 1.2″ x 1.8″ and 3.2 ounces)

• Every scale is hand tested for accuracy before shipping

• Stainless steel top plate

• Comes with a long-life battery

• Locks weight on to display after bag is stable

• Shuts off after 30 seconds to preserve battery

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon.

(Photo: Tarriss)


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,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

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