Aussie Man Checks in ONE Beer for Luggage in Epic Move

We like how this man thinks. No, seriously. What, besides beer (and possibly bacon) do you need for a long flight?

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AN Australian man has taken the advice ‘only pack the essentials’ to a new level after checking in his luggage at Melbourne airport on Saturday, which consisted of a single can of beer.
The passenger was travelling to Perth on Qantas flight QF777 and was determined that his Emu Export lager would be coming with him.
The single can was transported with the rest of the luggage bound for Perth.
The single can was transported with the rest of the luggage bound for Perth.

The beer was tagged and sent off to be loaded onto the plane with the rest of the baggage, which the Melbourne ground staff happily did — but not until they had snapped a few pictures of the unusual check-in item.

Dean, the man behind this ingenious idea, was thrilled to see his lone tinny arrive on the conveyor belt at baggage claim and told the Daily Mail he was unsure if his luggage would make it.
“My mate works at the airport and we hatched the plan as a laugh — I half didn’t expect it to come out the other end,” he said.

“But when it did it was sent out well in front of all the other luggage, so the baggage handlers obviously appreciated it.”
The beverage travelled from Melbourne to Perth, arriving safe and sound at baggage claim.

The beverage travelled from Melbourne to Perth, arriving safe and sound at baggage claim.

Dean told UNILAD that when he saw a group of people standing around the baggage claim area with their phones out he immediately knew his export had arrived.

“Sure enough there she was, alone on the carousel proudly making her way around. And there I was in my flanno and RMs to greet her. It was perfection.”

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This man ‘travelled light’ in the most Aussie way possible.

AN Australian man has taken the advice ‘only pack the essentials’ to a new level after checking in his luggage at Melbourne airport on Saturday, which consisted of a single can of beer.

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