NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Ribbon Bags, a service that tracks and expedites the return of bags lost by an airline, announced today a partnership with CheapOair, a leading hybrid (online/traditional) travel agency. Beginning today, CheapOair will offer travelers the option to purchase the Blue Ribbon Bags service while booking any trip on CheapOair.com.
CheapOair enables consumers to search for and book their flights on more than 450 airlines, online, via an app or with the help of trained travel agents located in contact centers around the world. By aligning with Blue Ribbon Bags, CheapOair will assure its customers that if their luggage is ever lost or misplaced after a flight, for a small fee, Blue Ribbon Bags can track and expedite its return within 4 days, satisfaction guaranteed.
"CheapOair strives to provide travelers with an effortless, affordable and enjoyable booking experience, from start to finish," said Werner Kunz, chief operating officer of Fareportal, the company that operates CheapOair. "The addition of the Blue Ribbon Bags service provides our customers with a way to ease their concerns about lost or misplaced luggage."
"We are thrilled about partnering with CheapOair and hope to provide both new and old customers with our exceptional service and sense of relief for any kind of trip. With over 20 million bags misplaced last year alone, we feel that the Blue Ribbon Bags service offers passengers an efficient way to ease the inconvenience of lost luggage, and the hassle that goes along with it," says Blue Ribbon Bags CEO, Gabriel Menkin.
CheapOair is the first hybrid (online/traditional) travel agency that enables consumers to book travel online, on mobile apps, by phone or live chat. CheapOair (http://www.cheapoair.com, 1-800-566-2345) bridges the gap between an online and traditional travel agency with certified travel agents available 24/7 to help find deals and offers to destinations worldwide on over 450 airlines, 150,000 hotels, and 100s of car rentals. Partner airlines benefit from access to CheapOair's broad customer base that books high yield international travel and add-on ancillaries at above the industry average. Follow CheapOair on Facebook and Twitter to learn how to travel the world for less.
About Blue Ribbon Bags:
Blue Ribbon Bags, founded in 2011 by Gabriel Menkin, CEO; Daniel Levine, President; is revolutionizing the way people travel, and relieving the stress of lost or misplaced luggage by an airline. Blue Ribbon Bags protects every bag taken on a plane for $5. In the event that a bag is not returned, Blue Ribbon Bags will track and expedite its return and pay a minimum of $1000 per bag if the bag is lost by the airline, and not returned within 4 days of your flight's arrival. No proof of what was in the bag (receipts) is necessary to receive payment. All US and International flights are covered with this service, including all code share partners and connections. This service can be purchased up until the moment before your flight takes off. Blue Ribbon Bags is available to tour operators, travel agents, and travelers checking skis and other sports equipment and group travel. More alliances and partnerships will be announced in the very near future.
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