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SearchAlert Travel Sentry TSA LOCKS

YOU MAY LOCK YOUR LUGGAGE AGAIN!

Do you cringe at the idea of travelling with unlocked luggage? Here's the best Transportation Security Administration (TSA)-approved solution.*

TRAVEL SENTRY locks are combination locks that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents can open without damaging or disabling them.
Here's how the Travel Sentry locks work:
  1. Travel Sentry™ Certified luggage locks have a special identification mark alerting the TSA that they can open this lock without destroying it.
  2. The luggage locks have a special code, which is used by the TSA.
  3. Each TSA screening location uses the code to override (open) the lock and then relock it after inspection.

If a security agent does open your luggage a note will be placed inside to let you know.

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SearchAlert TRAVEL SENTRY luggage locks also show you if the locks have been opened by a TSA key. These locks might help you prove a claim for damaged/stolen items.
Here's how the Travel Sentry Search Alert locks work:
  1. When the TSA override device is used, the Security Window changes from green to red.
  2. The Security Window also changes color from green to red if a counterfeit override device is used to open the lock.

Since a TSA agent is required to leave a TSA Notice of Inspection in opened bags, you will know if your bag was opened by a TSA agent or by someone with a counterfeit device. If the SearchAlert lock Security Window shows red and no official notice of inspection is found, travellers should take the luggage to a TSA security person to determine if anything is missing or if anything has been added to the luggage.

The Savvy Traveller will replace any Travel Sentry Certified lock purchased at The Savvy Traveller cut by TSA inspectors.

To obtain your replacement lock, you will need

  1. the cut lock -- If the TSA cuts a lock, their policy is to wrap it in special protective tape and place it in your suitcase along with a Notification of Baggage Inspection form
  2. the Notification of Baggage Inspection
  3. the name of the airport where your baggage was screened (your origin airport or where your baggage was checked-in)
  4. a copy of your sales receipt

The Savvy Traveller will immediately replace your lock with the same model or one of equal value.

*Note: Only U.S. based airline carriers have override devices. Baggage screeners from other airlines may cut off your lock.
Each of these locks has the SearchAlert feature
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