With the Etekcity Digital Luggage Scale, you’ll know precisely how much your luggage weighs, right when you need it. Traveling home after purchasing too many souvenirs? Don’t fret. Heading on a long vacation, but don’t want to pay surprise fees? Don’t worry.
Nowadays, overweight baggage fees can run you up to $200 per bag. And it doesn’t make any sense to go through that stress when there’s an affordable solution available at your fingertips. The scale can weigh items up to 110 pounds, which is perfect for the typical 50-pound airline weight limit. You can also toggle between pounds and kilograms if you’re traveling internationally.
Over 4,000 Amazon reviewers rate this gadget 4.7 out of 5 stars making it a top seller on the site. Below, more reasons why you need to buy this brilliant travel accessory. We promise you won’t regret it.
“I'll admit, I was a little skeptical about this product. However, I was very wrong. The lower part of the handle is made out of a softer plastic that is easy on the hands. The upper part is made of a lightweight metal that keeps the overall weight down, but provides a bit of support for the product itself - which is needed since its a scale. The product itself was easy to use and pretty self explanatory. I tested measured weight against what I already knew the object weighed - and the scale was incredibly accurate. As someone who camps a bit (where weight is everything) and who travels a lot (also where weight is everything), it is nice to be able to take a scale along that doesn’t really weigh much itself so I can check on my baggage status with confidence.,” wrote one 5-star reviewer.
“This little gadget was awesome for traveling. We recently took a 7-day cruise, and we decided to fly instead of drive. I had to pack enough clothes, swimsuits, and gym clothes for 7 days, plus all my shoes, makeup bags, and workout equipment. Since I was packing [a] weighted vest and hand weights, I was nervous that my luggage would exceed the airport weight restrictions. With this luggage scale, however, I was able to strategically divide up my luggage so that both my suitcases were within the weight restrictions. It allows you to change between units (lb vs. kg), and it also shows you the temperature. Pretty cool. And it's really small so it fits easily in your luggage,” shared one happy shopper.
“The way airlines are nickel and diming us to death, you have to know how much your bags weigh before you get to the airport. Otherwise, you're going to be standing there trying to unpack and repack things into other bags if you even have the space. This digital scale was a lifesaver on my last international trip. I knew before I got to the airport that my luggage was under the weight limits and I didn't have to stand there sweating bullets for fear that one suitcase was too heavy. And this scale is a million times better than trying to weigh yourself on a bathroom scale and then hold your luggage and trying to figure the difference. Do yourself a favor and get one of these things. And take it with you on your trip, for when you buy and pack souvenirs!,”said one satisfied shopper.
Shop it: Etekcity Digital Hanging Luggage Scale $10 with coupon, amazon.com
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