The San Diego Union is reporting that luggage at the cruise terminal should be unlocked. The security inspectors will not break luggage locks to inspect what is inside, so you risk having a bag miss the ship. Here is a quote from the story:
"If we have a bag that appears to need further inspection and it's locked, we will try to contact the guest," he said, adding that inspectors won't break locks to get inside. "In any case, the bag will not go on the ship until we have inspected and cleared it."
I have always found locks to be more of a waste of time than anything. They are to keep honest folks honest. Someone with a knife or screwdriver is going to open my bag quicker than I will with a key or combination.
Take the valuables and important stuff in your carry on.
Mike(Who wonders who, except for professionals, shoots 1600 ASA film?)
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