Avoiding baggage fees is a great way to keep vacation costs down, but it can prove difficult – especially on budget airlines with strict carry-on baggage rules.
But a “genius” travel product has recently been praised for helping passengers avoid additional costs.
Zipplicty’s neck pillow features a zipper on one edge so users can fill the pillow with clothing items.
In a promotional video on TikTok, a woman can be seen peering around an airplane seat like herA man pulls several items out of the travel pillow.
Items such as wet wipes, pajamas, a T-shirt, pants, tops and an umbrella were packed in the pillow.
The pillow also had a front pocket where valuables such as passport and cell phone could be stored.
Because the travel pillow can be stuffed with soft items, it still provides some comfort.
In the last week alone, the… viral video has garnered more than 8 million views on the social media platform.
In the comments, users shared their opinions with one person writing, “Brilliant, those TSA agents won’t be able to steal yours.”Now.”
Another person added: “Yeah, that’s a good idea.”
While some users were impressed with the pillow’s design, others noticed the price.
Someone said, “At $50, that’s practically the price of a checked bag.”
On its official website, the Zipplicty neck pillow The retail price is $49.99 (£40.34), but on Amazon the price goes up even further to £83.54.
Passengers will be relieved to know that there are cheaper alternatives on the market. Some passengers simply remove the filling from their travel pillows and pack their clothes inside.
Meanwhile, Kristen Black revealed she rolled up her clothes into a neck pillow to avoid strict carry-on luggage rules.
And it’s not just neck pillows that are stuffed to avoid additional carry-on fees.also filled pillows with their things.
Earlier this year, TikTok user Roadbunnies shared a video of themselves taking a pillow on board their flight.
When they arrived at the hotel, they discovered that they had stuffed extra clothes into the pillow.
She is not the first traveler to try this trick with Ryanair.
Traveler Anya Iakovlieva revealed how she got away with stuffing all her clothes into her pillow.
Another woman revealed that she always takes an extra piece of luggage with her on flights for free.
A Tiktok user went viral for sharing a free way to bring extra items on the plane.