A “pregnant” TikTok designer posted a video of herself slipping an extra bag into a flight.
The trick worked, and now the video is going viral with over 13 million views.
TikTokers has taken the comments into account to hail the event as a “great” travel hack.
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A TikTok video showing an apparently pregnant woman successfully slipping an extra bag on a flight has garnered over 13 million views and has been hailed as a travel “genius”.
On June 29, TikTok user @miniadvantures posted a video of her hiding a drawstring bag under her sweater to simulate a pregnant belly to avoid carry-on baggage charges.
The text of the video reads, “When you get a $ 44 theft but can only bring a backpack.” There’s also a song in the background called, “How Would They Know? “
The user then shows himself embarking on the flight by writing: “It worked”.
TikTokers hailed the video as a “great” hack, as reported by the New York Post.
One viewer wrote, “I’m saving this for the next time I get on a plane!”
The hack comes amid an increase in travel as pandemic restrictions relax. Over the weekend of March 12, U.S. airports welcomed the largest number of travelers since before the pandemic began, the Financial Times reported. In May, Americans saw the cost of international flights rise 17% from April 1, and domestic prices rise 9%.
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