Next up on the Father’s Day Gift Guide is a little something for the jet setting guy in your life. Whether he is a traveling businessman or just loves vacationing, the EatSmart luggage scale is the perfect gift for your guy. This scale has already come in handy for us while traveling with a baby, because having to sort through luggage at the airport with a baby in tow if you go over the weight limit is not fun (I’ve been there, done that). Read on to hear Mr. Crafty Nest’s opinion.
Mr. Crafty Nest’s Manly Opinion:
The Precision Voyager has soft grip handles, a durable strap and easy clip buckle, a large backlit LCD for displaying the weight, a compact and lightweight design, can lift a maximum of 110 lbs/50 kgs, and includes a lithium battery in the package!
“Never pay overweight luggage charges again!” This is the claim on the back of the box, and is the essence of why you need this handy little gadget.
Over the years, air travel carriers started charging the customer a premium fee if they went over a certain amount of weight on a single checked bag. For instance, Southwest Airlines limits the free bag weight to 50 lbs. If you go over, you pay…period! My wife just went through this experience not too long ago on one of our first flights with Baby Crafty Nest. Luckily, she had time to balance the load between two bags, and thus avoided the overweight charge, phew!
What if you had your own scale that you could use to test the weight of your bags BEFORE you make the trek to the chaos known as the modern airport? And what if that scale looked like a canvas handle to a bag that was missing the bag? The Precision Voyager digital luggage scale by Eat Smart is so lightweight and easy to use. It makes testing your luggage weight a snap, literally! You wrap the belt around the handle of your luggage piece and snap the buckle into place. Then you simply lift the bag by the “new” handle of the Precision Voyager. Make note of the weight and if you’re over the limit, try to distribute the weight among 2 bags (cause a 3rd will cost you more on some carriers as well), or pack lighter – I’m looking at you ladies. There’s a “Unit” button on the scale to convert to kilograms if that’s your thing. We’re still stuck on the English unit system here in the USA, so I stick with pounds.
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