Stars, They’re Just Like Us: Swiss International Airlines Loses Matt Damon’s Luggage

Jan 24, 2019

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If you feel like you’re the only one who ends up staring at an empty baggage claim belt at the end of every trip, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re in pretty good company.

On a recent trip to Switzerland, actor Matt Damon found himself suitcase-less after a Swiss International Airlines flight. In town for the Davos World Economic Forum, Damon had to scramble to find a suit for the event, opting to borrow one from Water.org co-founder Gary White, according to USA Today. Damon was attending the event with White as part of a joint effort to raise awareness about the global water crisis.

“The relationship has developed to the point where I’m wearing Gary’s clothes right now, because Swiss Air lost my bags,” Damon said of his  borrowed outfit. “So we’ve come a long way.”

Damon should have read our guide on how to increase your chances of successfully traveling with a suitcase or had handy The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, good for up to a combined $3,000 for checked and carry-on baggage for each covered person ($2,000 cap on checked-in luggage) up to a combined aggregate limit of $3,000 per trip. He also could have used the United MileagePlusExplorer Business Card, which offers up to $3,000 for both you and immediate family members in the event of lost or damaged checked or carry-on luggage, he likely could have used baggage insurance to purchase a new suit of his own.

No word if Damon’s lost luggage was returned, or ended up here.

H/T: USA Today

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