“We wanted to leverage cloud-based technology to help travelers avoid hassles and preserve their privacy—it’s a small effort on our part that can make a huge difference for our customers.”eBags Co-Founder and EVP Peter Cobb added, “As a company, we’ve always been about creating connections; between people and places, and between people and their favorite travel products. Using technology to make those connections easier is the natural next step for us.” While the eBags app is free, and is available for Apple and Android mobile phone, the eBags Connected Luggage Tag retails for $4.95. The e-tag, according to the company comes in 14 designs.
e-tailer eBags has launched an app-enabled ID tag that helps travelers track their lost bags. Dubbed as the eBags Connected Luggage Tag, the e-tags can be updated remotely by travelers allowing allowing them to control personal information they would like to display on the tags and when. Unlike static tags, which cannot be updated once the luggage is lost, e-tags can be updated anytime via an app to reflect the correct location, new address, or any other changes to personal information. “Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, lost luggage can ruin a trip,” said Mike Edwards, CEO of eBags.
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