I had a nice phone call about an hour ago from my hubby's sweet secretary. Seems they found my missing piece of luggage and it would be delivered in 15 minutes. Ohhhh I was happy! And lo and behold my doorbell rang and there was my orange baby, looking no worse for wear.
"Thank you so much" I said to the delivery guy as he ran down the stairs.
I rolled the luggage into my room, looking forward to unpacking it.
(can you guess what happened?)
Someone......... somewhere.... has broken the lock off my bag and replaced it with a combination lock! I cannot open my bag... I want to scream at someone. So I call the airport lost and found guy who speaks minimal English and I control my need to rant.
"Hello. You delivered my missing luggage today and thank you for that, but someone has broken off my lock and put on a lovely new combination lock. I can't open my bag. Can you give me the combination for the lock?" (I know it's quite pointless to ask but I do.)
"Madam please call the Austrian Airlines office and report the damage. Someone was probably suspicious of the contents and the customs office in Vienna required it to be opened."
"Arggg... yes okay I will."
I searched through all sorts of papers to find the phone number and I called but no one answered. Of course, I called at 4:01 and they close at 4. I am doomed.
This is the same airline that completely broke my extendible handle off last years brand new Samsonite. (I must give them credit because they did fix it for me without charge-how nice of them).
So here I sit, staring at my bag, wondering what is missing from inside?
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