Luggage can be expensive enough, there’s no reason your luggage tags should cost you an arm and a leg. Cheap luggage tags are a great way to identify your luggage and save money at the same time. Did you know that you can spend $60+ just for a luggage tag? Quite frankly – unless you’re a millionaire, that seems a little insane.
Typical luggage shoppers have a different budget that allows for something a little more reasonable. To help out our price conscious friends out, we’ve created a list breaking down popular luggage tags into a few price ranges – all less than $10. For those looking for something a little better than cheap, check out our best luggage tags post.
For shoppers who are frugal personified
($0.99 – $2.99/ea.)
Flip Flop Luggage Tag
If you like things with a flip flop theme, you will LOVE these tags. Like a lot of luggage tags, these are great for party favors (fancy wrapping presentation sold separately – sorry, folks). At the luggage list we like to compile reviews to determine the overall value and quality of a bag, and the same goes for luggage accessories. Even though this tag is crazy cheap, it still comes with great reviews averaging 4.9/5.
A lot of people who settle for a cheap luggage tag may find their luggage not easily identifiable at first glance because their tag might be plain and generic. This truly is a unique luggage tag that will be easy to spot in a sea of plainly tagged bags. Despite the ridiculously low price, users have reported a surprisingly nice quality. Great for gifts, or just for yourself, we give the flip flop tag our seal of approval.
Owl Luggage Tag
Dubbed the “Owl be Seeing You” tag, don’t let the corny name fool you, this tag is no joke. You will be seeing your luggage because not very many people have owl luggage tags – but you could for less than two dollars. Perfect for kids’ luggage, or anyone into owls really. It’s only available in the colors you see in the pictures, but for the amazing price there should really be zero complaining, right?
Kloud City Luggage Tag 5-Pack
The pinnacle of cheap luggage tags – crazy low price, and not just one…but five! You could use all five, give them to friends, or put four in a drawer for later! They aren’t the fancy luggage tags you may be looking for, but provide a great solution for somebody with price and quantity in mind.
Sure, you’ll notice that there are many kinds of tags just on this one Amazon product page, and the price does fluctuate higher than $2.99. However there are many colored 5-packs to choose from. These may not make great party favors because they are extremely basic, but if you want something plain for your 5 bags – you have just hit the jackpot, my friend.
Neon Yellow Sliding Luggage Tag 2-Pack
Most luggage tags tend to be very plain, blending in with all the other bags making it difficult to differentiate yours from the plethora of others. This is not that tag. Sometimes functionality is more important than practicality. Having a neon yellow luggage tag will almost guarantee you will be able spot your bag, not only from the other side of the baggage claim, but perhaps from several football fields away.
For shoppers who are cheap but not “that cheap”
($3.00 – $5.99/ea.)
Single-Letter Luggage Tags
We would call these monogrammed luggage tags but apparently that means 2 or more letters. This whole time we were taught that mono meant one – guess you learn something new every day. Either way these are pretty decent tags. The above link will take you to an Amazon page that also displays different color combinations as well as other letters below in the “customers also bought.”
Truly something for everyone! Not only can your tag be bright and easily-identifiable, but you can also identify it by one of your initials, or just a letter of some significance. Uppercase and lowercase are typically available so take a look and see what you can find out there. The tags are made from a durable acrylic material and come with a vinyl loop. Also available in single numerals.
Belle Hop Spree – Palm Tree Luggage Tag
Perhaps you’re traveling to a place populated by palm trees and you want to start the festivities early. Maybe you are from somewhere warm and are visiting a very cold place where palm trees wouldn’t stand a chance. The good news is Bell Hop makes a very nice palm tree luggage tag for an affordable price. They also make a few other styles, but we really like this one. There’s not much of a description on these tags, but we can confirm that they are made from a durable plastic
Rand McNally USA American Flag Tag (2-Pack)
Not just one, but TWO American Flag luggage tags. You can keep one for yourself and give the other to your favorite fellow patriot. These are about the size of a normal business card, so if you’re too lazy to write out your personal information, you can simply slip a business card in and be good to go!
“The Code” Travel Tag
One of the most unique tags we have ever come across, this tag uses the power of the QR Code. Disclaimer: this is not totally designed just for luggage, it is also used in a trendy new hobby called geocaching. QR coded tags are fairly new, and are definitely a unique way to identify your luggage.
QR Code scanners are available for smart phones, via a dozens of free apps. If lost, somebody can scan your tag’s code which takes them to the geocaching website. From there they can type in the special code on your tag to see your information, which of course you will create after you buy this tag. What also makes this tag different is that it is made from stainless steel for increased durability when compared to a plastic tag.
In the end, it is totally possible to find new luggage tags for less than what you might expect to pay. Amazon is a great retailer that has the largest selection of tags we’ve seen online. We hope that our selections for the best cheap luggage tags will aid you in your quest for identifying your bags, while saving money at the same time.