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We put tape on the tags and punch holes in them and connect with zip ties ..
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OP, can you post a picture? I can't quite understand how this works. (I always need a visual of everything!) Thanks.

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Originally posted by petesweet
OP, can you post a picture? I can't quite understand how this works. (I always need a visual of everything!) Thanks.

Kathy
I would also love to see a pic!

Thanks!
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Originally posted by petesweet
OP, can you post a picture? I can't quite understand how this works. (I always need a visual of everything!) Thanks.

Kathy
I may lack the expertise to post the picture on this board. I may lack the equipment at the moment as well, as I am away from home. I likely could email you a picture from my phone if you are willing to give an email addy.
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Originally posted by nikki303
I would also love to see a pic!

Thanks!
Same answer....I can email a picture now if you'd like. You would then have my permission to add it here if you know how to do so.

Otherwise when I am home in a couple days I may try to add a picture to the thread, but I am not well versed in posting photos.
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I normally use the packing tape, but am going to check the Walgreens by me and just to see what this looks like.

thanks for the info, starry eyes
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Originally posted by MrsToad
Great idea!!

You can see the bag here on Walgreen's website.
That is the kit...well done, Mrs Toad. Once the toothbrush, paste, toothbrush cover and card stock are removed, the resealable bag is reasonably sturdy...it will certainly protect a printed tag from moisture and tears.
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Originally posted by nbsjcruiser
Tape the entire tag in clear packing tape, bend the luggage tag in half, poke a hole in the two ends as they meet and use a plastic zip tie to tie it to your luggage. Works like a charm. We've done this several times on Carnival.
Love that idea!, Thanks!

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Originally posted by Rako20
What would really be nice is Royal to handout luggage tag holders that would fit the printout tags from home.One time cost long term solution

Maybe they can make the holders as trivia prizes. Sure beats those holographic luggage tags that disintegrate during airline travel.

There was another thread regarding a place to order inexpensive ones. I believe it's Favors at Serendipity or something like that. I ordered 4 of them with the long straps and they are quite nice. Fit the home-printed tags perfectly.
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Originally posted by MrsToad
Great idea!!

You can see the bag here on Walgreen's website.
Love it! I will be at Walgreens tomorrow!
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Originally posted by Starry Eyes
That is the kit...well done, Mrs Toad. Once the toothbrush, paste, toothbrush cover and card stock are removed, the resealable bag is reasonably sturdy...it will certainly protect a printed tag from moisture and tears.
Thanks, I love the outside-the-box thinking. I will be using these too. Way cheaper than the ones I've seen online and they didn't even come with free toothbrush and toothpaste.

Originally posted by nikki303
Love it! I will be at Walgreens tomorrow!
Me too. Going to pick some up for all of our luggage and some for my parents. Walgreen's is going to be confused by the sudden surge in travel toothbrush kit sales.
#33
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Originally posted by cruisegirl1
Just printed and folded -

1 3/4" X 5 1/2"

M
Did online check in today. Couldn't find where to print out luggage tags...
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Originally posted by Rako20
What would really be nice is Royal to handout luggage tag holders that would fit the printout tags from home.One time cost long term solution
What would ALSO be nice is if the passengers finally caught on to the fact that wasting time affixing any sort of luggage tag in advance is a complete waste of time, and just letting the porters take care of it saves a lot of hassle!
#36
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Originally posted by MrsToad
Great idea!!

You can see the bag here on Walgreen's website.
thank you for posting the link

i stock up on these at the dollar tree for travel purposes. it never occurred to me to put luggage tags in them...will say that several times by the end of my trips the zipper has failed and won't close any longer. By that point i pitch it and the toothbrush anyway when we depart for home. I'd be afraid there'd be a chance the tag would fall out based upon my experience unless it was fastened, stapled maybe jik?

we use the clear packing tape method
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Originally posted by keishashadow
thank you for posting the link

i stock up on these at the dollar tree for travel purposes. it never occurred to me to put luggage tags in them...will say that several times by the end of my trips the zipper has failed and won't close any longer. By that point i pitch it and the toothbrush anyway when we depart for home. I'd be afraid there'd be a chance the tag would fall out based upon my experience unless it was fastened, stapled maybe jik?

we use the clear packing tape method
Thanks for the warning. I will keep an eye on the zippers. presumably you were unzipping and zipping the pouch 2 or 3 times a day to retrieve the toothbrush. As a tag protector, I'd be zipping it once a trip. static cling might also keep the paper tag in the vinyl pouch. if not a staple or bit of tape is reasonable. I tend to double tag my luggage, so there is an extra measure of safety there, too.
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Originally posted by Kay Scarpetta
Did online check in today. Couldn't find where to print out luggage tags...
I think you have to wait until you edocs are ready. We have done online check in, but our edocs are not ready yet.
Originally posted by macruisefan
What would ALSO be nice is if the passengers finally caught on to the fact that wasting time affixing any sort of luggage tag in advance is a complete waste of time, and just letting the porters take care of it saves a lot of hassle!
I would rather tag my own bags. I care much more than the porters do. The porter will have all his clothing if my luggage is misplaced, but I will not have mine. I will not know which porter mishandled my bag nor will the porter's boss, so no repercussions. Even properly tagged bags have gone to the wrong stateroom or even on the wrong ship. So imagine how easy it would be for a bag to go on the wrong room or wrong ship if a careless porter uses the wrong tag or writes illegibly. You do it your way...I'll do it mine....Have a great cruise.
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Originally posted by Starry Eyes
I may lack the expertise to post the picture on this board. I may lack the equipment at the moment as well, as I am away from home. I likely could email you a picture from my phone if you are willing to give an email addy.
Thanks for the offer, but I followed the other suggestion to go to Walgreen's website and found it. What a great deal!!Thanks for that wonderful suggestion, Starry Eyes. I'm going down to Walgreen's and getting four of these today!
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Originally posted by cruisegirl1
They upgraded us last week. (not to a full suite). I saw the tab to order when i printed a new set sail pass, but never expected to get them. They did come in the mail, just a few days later, but I had already printed two off for us to use as the new docs noted that they had to be self printed .

M

ps - why in the world do they send 8 tags for two people!
M
Since the old ones came off rather easily, we always used two per bag.
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