Traveling abroad can be an exciting and enriching experience, but it’s not without its challenges. One of the most common issues that travelers face is damaged luggage. Whether it’s a broken zipper, a missing wheel, or a huge footprint, damaged luggage can ruin a trip and cause a lot of stress.
Unfortunately, many airlines are not always willing to take responsibility for damaged luggage. They might offer compensation, but it’s often not enough to cover the cost of replacing the damaged items. In some cases, they might not even offer any compensation at all.
To show the dark side of air travel, we’ve collected 18 horror stories of damaged luggage from unlucky customers. From a suitcase filled with holes to a shirt with a huge footprint, these stories will shock and dismay you. Scroll down to see for yourself the consequences of choosing airlines that don’t take responsibility for their client’s issues.