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Disposable Luggage

Pre-packed unisex 1- 2- or 3-day bag contains everything you need to travel.
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Pre-parked 1- 2- or 3-day bags are sold from an airport kiosk to travelers who didn't have time to pack. Unisex, one-size-fits-all and other ideas may be useful in designing the contents of such a bag. At minimum it would have an assortment of clothes, toiletries, available in a variety of mens and womens sizes, perhaps with dress shirts, or disposable one-piece jump suit or other such ideas to help limit the number of bags needed for such a kiosk to keep in stock and keep down the costs. Even though the bags may be somewhat pricy, it would be a cheap alternative to loosing a day's business because one couldn't just run to the airport to catch a plane. Knowing a day bag is waiting for you at the other end would allow traveler's to take off on a moment's notice.
phi_16, Jan 20 2003


       This is a great idea in the age of national security. My only gripe is I hate everything disposable. Perhaps in a different time this luggage could be bought, used, cleaned, and resold. But this also being the age of materialism and hypochondria this probably isn't realistic.
ImBack, Jan 20 2003

       Maybe a more modular approach, but not down to the level of the individual items; so, you pay a base charge for the bag, then choose from "Toiletries: M/F, basic/standard/deluxe", and "Underwear: M/F, dispoasble/reuseable, standard/deluxe" and "shirt M/F" etc. etc.   

       There's a refund for the return of the bag (optional) and any unused items. That way you could get a bag at the airport on arrival and drop it (getting some money back) on departure if you wished. Less luggage to lug.   

       I still keep an overnight bag packed and ready to go at all times (for when They track me down again and I have to leave in a hurry).
8th of 7, Jan 21 2003

       This is good, not just at the departure airport for those that didn't have time to pack - but also at arrivals:
My bags were lost the last time I went on holiday - I could have really used this as a stop-gap until my bags were found or I bought loads of new stuff (compliments of incompetent airline).
Jinbish, Jan 21 2003

       We've done this idea before as a concierge-like service that assembles what you need and has it ready at your destination. While I can't find the original idea, this has since been Baked.
phoenix, Jan 21 2003

       Increase profit margins by using the contents of the unclaimed lost lugagge.
my face your, Jan 21 2003

       Good idea :)
mspellman, Dec 10 2007


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