Luggage Tags - When Do you Put Them On?

I usually attach the cruise tag in the plastic carrier to my luggage before leaving the house. However, the airlines managed to rip the plastic part off (left the little metal wire hanging) on my last flight. I always carry duplicate copies of my boarding pass and luggage tags, so was able to re-attach another one.

If you are flying to the port, do you wait till you get there to attach the tag?

44 Answers

We wait until we are at the port of embarkation to attach the tags. Usually, we fly in a day ahead of departure, so we put them on at the hotel.

We have driven to the port on our first 2 cruises but have to fly for the next one and after reading the first few posts we will put them on at the hotel the morning before we cruise.

Before you get to the cruise terminal.

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