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TRAVEL SENTRY LOCK

YOU MAY LOCK YOUR LUGGAGE AGAIN!

Details:

  • Rugged, easy-open shackle operates smoothly and fits most luggage zippers
  • Locks feature a secure system that allows the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to unlock and re-lock your bags
  • Peace-of-mind guarantee: In the unlikely event that a Travel Sentry lock gets cut off, bring the lock back to The Savvy Traveller and we will replace it free of charge.

What is a Travel Sentry Certified Lock?
Travel Sentry Certified Locks have been developed through unprecedented cooperation between luggage, lock and travel accessory manufacturers, retailers, and the TSA.  Travel Sentry Certified locks are sturdy, die-cast combination devices that carry the red and white diamond-shaped Travel Sentry logo and a special TSA code on the bottom.

How are Travel Sentry Certified locks different from other luggage locks?
Only Travel Sentry Certified locks allow airline passengers once again to lock their bags with confidence. Before now, travellers either had to leave their bags unlocked or lock them and risk the locks being broken by TSA screeners if the bags need to be inspected.  Because the TSA recognizes and uses the Travel Sentry locking system, its screeners can, through a secure procedure, unlock Travel Sentry Certified locks if bags need to be inspected. TSA screeners must cut off all other types of luggage locks if they need to inspect bags.

How do I know that the Travel Sentry system is secure?
The TSA strictly controls the distribution of the special codes and tools used to open Travel Sentry Certified locks. Only qualified personnel with the TSA will have access to these tools.

What about the airline check-in people, who always tell me to leave my checked bags unlocked?
Airline check-in personnel are being briefed and trained to recognize Travel Sentry Certified locks and to understand that those bags may remain locked as they go through the screening process.

What happens if I use a Travel Sentry Certified lock and it’s cut off when I travel?
The TSA has been fully trained to recognize and use the Travel Sentry Certified locks. However, if a Travel Sentry Certified lock is broken during travel, simply return the lock to The Savvy Traveller and we will replace it free of charge. We ask that customers provide your receipt, the Travel Sentry Certified lock that was broken, along with the TSA Notification of Baggage Inspection, and let us know in which airport the bag was checked (and screened) so that we may notify the TSA.

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Chicago, Illinois
Telephone: 773/525-9300

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