Leading US airlines have all agreed that all your expensive smart luggage is dumb luggage now. Carriers including American, Delta, and Alaska are requiring customers remove lithium-based batteries from the bags and carry them personally before stowing them in their aircraft, citing the risk that the batteries could start a fire that burns through other luggage - with one big problem being that the batteries in many smart luggage lines are non-removable.
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In late August I spent to weeks traipsing through Europe -- on very important work assignments in London, and taking in the local culture of Amsterdam. Being a gadget blogger, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to completely load up my European adventure with every conceivable gadget I could possibly need. I wanted to travel like a 21st-century tech nerd -- and it all went according to plan... for the most part.