- Oops!Something went wrong.Please try again later.
If you’re someone who always sweats bullets while waiting to get your luggage weighed at the airport, dreading a verdict that could cost you hundreds of dollars, this handy gadget is for you. With the Etekcity Digital Luggage Scale, you’ll know precisely how much your luggage weighs, right when you need it. Traveling home after purchasing too many souvenirs? Don’t fret. Heading on a long vacation and don’t want to pay surprise fees? Here's your safeguard — and it's just $20 for a two-pack.
The Etekcity scale can weigh items up to 110 pounds, so it'll definitely let you know when you've exceeded the 50-pound airline limit. You can also toggle between pounds and kilograms if you’re traveling internationally.
Below, more reasons why you need to buy this brilliant travel accessory. We promise you won’t regret it.
Easy to use
“I'll admit, I was a little skeptical about this product. However, I was very wrong," wrote one five-star reviewer. "The lower part of the handle is made out of a softer plastic that is easy on the hands. The upper part is made of a lightweight metal that keeps the overall weight down, but provides a bit of support for the product itself — which is needed, since it's a scale. The product itself was easy to use and pretty self-explanatory. I tested measured weight against what I already knew an object weighed — and the scale was incredibly accurate.”
Small and compact
“This little gadget was awesome for traveling," shared another happy shopper. "We recently took a seven-day cruise, and we decided to fly instead of drive [to the dock]. I had to pack enough clothes, swimsuits, and gym clothes for seven days, plus all my shoes, makeup bags, and workout equipment.... With this luggage scale, I was able to strategically divide up my luggage so that both my suitcases were within the weight restrictions.”
This wized-up traveler pretty much says it all: “The way airlines are nickel-and-diming us to death, you have to know how much your bags weigh before you get to the airport. Otherwise, you're going to be standing there trying to unpack and repack things into other bags, if you even have the space. This digital scale was a lifesaver on my last international trip.... Do yourself a favor and get one of these things.”
If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
Looking for more great Amazon home deals? Check these out:
Ninja OS401 Foodi, $179 (was $230), amazon.com
Bedding and home
Osteo Cervical Pillow, $50 (was $70), amazon.com
Lawn and garden
Coleman Camping Chair, $34 (was $43), amazon.com
Want daily pop culture news delivered to your inbox? Sign up here for Yahoo Entertainment & Life's newsletter.