Thanh asked me to put together a quick post to let you all know about this little gadget that I brought on our recent trip to Portland.
It looks like this:
And is commonly known as a “handheld luggage scale”.
Basically what it does is hook into the handle on your luggage, and tell you in lbs or kgs how heavy your luggage is:
Super-essential in today’s world, and lets you know readily whether your check-in luggage or hand-carry is too heavy for your flight. Doubly essential within the USA because most American airlines are really retentive about baggage weight.
Efficient Asians™ travel, well… efficiently.
Mine was a gift (thanks mum!) but you can pick up something similar on Amazon.