When you don’t have immediate control over your luggage, it’s left unattended. It could be left out of sight, with another person, or in a place where it can’t be prevented from being stolen.
What happens unattended baggage?
A security alert is triggered if a bag or suitcase is left unattended for a few minutes. Baggage and personal items should not be left unattended. Any unattended items found will be looked at suspiciously.
How long can I leave my luggage at the airport?
You can leave bags in the storage center for a number of days or even months if you check them in. At John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, you can store your bags for less than $5 a day.
Can you leave your luggage at airport?
If you have an extremely long layover, you might want to ditch the airport and explore the city, but dragging luggage along with you will make it difficult. Most airports have left luggage services where bags can be stored for a fee and retrieved before a flight.