Travel Hack with a Paperclip

hack with a paperclip

Next time you travel, go a little “MacGyver” with this simple hack with a paperclip.

If you don’t have a suitcase lock handy, yet still don’t want your luggage wide open, spilling all over the baggage carousel, the humble paperclip is your best friend.

Just take a paperclip, open it up, and use it to connect the zippers on your luggage. It’s the perfect antidote to being without that little lock that is… well, somewhere at home. This travel hack works for suitcases, briefcases, and the classic “train case” for your makeup and personal belongings. Hold it together so easily with a paperclip!