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This post will help you find the best luggage storage options in Brooklyn. In addition to standard services, we will also provide information about storage sharing and mobile options that could actually save you some money.
When it comes to storing luggage, most people will head to a train station or a bus terminal. Unfortunately, after the events of 9/11, increased security measures required that on-site storage be removed from these locations.
As a result, it’s not as easy to find a place to store luggage and other belongings.
Even though the standard storage locations no longer exist, there are still some great options when it comes to storing luggage. Nowadays, luggage storage sharing companies are the most prevalent and easiest to use in Brooklyn.
If you’re planning to travel from Manhattan to Brooklyn, there are a lot of storage options in and around Midtown Manhattan that you may want to consider. For more details, please read our post about where to store luggage in NYC.
If you’re looking to store luggage in Brooklyn, this is going to be your best option. Much like Airbnb, the idea behind storage sharing is that you’re saving money by sharing the cost with several other people in the city.
There are a few companies in NYC that offer this service, but the most popular (and affordable) service is usually Vertoe.
While some of their competitors charge as much as $2 per hour or $10 per day, Vertoe’s prices start at $5.95 for 24 hours of luggage storage.
This service connects you with nearby businesses (convenience stores, hotels, etc) that have space available to hold your luggage and keep it secure.
Everything you store with Vertoe will be insured to protect you from the unlikely event of damage or theft.
If you need to transport your luggage somewhere, you may want to consider My Bag Check.
This service is a bit like Uber, in that they send a driver to pick up your luggage and take it wherever you want. They deliver to various hotels, train stations, and the airport.
This is a great option for people who don’t want to go out of their way to get their luggage wherever it needs to be. For more details, check the My Bag Check website.
If you’re looking for storage because you have some free time in Brooklyn, we can provide you with a few different ideas for fun activities in the area.
There are a lot of great things to see and do in Brooklyn. One of the best activities is simply to walk the length of the Brooklyn Bridge, which is entirely free to do. You can also take one of our pay-what-you-wish walking tours.
We offer a Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO walking tour which lasts for 3 hours and covers a lot of ground.
If you’d rather spend some time on your own, we also have GPS-enabled audio tours which are available via an app you can download onto your smartphone.
For even more great ideas, check our post on things to see and do in Brooklyn.
Visitors who aren’t very familiar with the area may want to consider taking a hop-on-hop-off bus tour. Not only will this service provide a lot of information about the area, but they also make stops at all of the major sites in Brooklyn where you can hop on or off at your leisure.
There are a few different companies that provide a 24-hour ticket, so you won’t have to worry about paying for more than you need.
You might also want to consider getting a tourist pass if you plan on seeing more than 2 or 3 attractions in Brooklyn. In addition to offering admission to a lot of popular locations in the area, most passes also include a free hop-on-hop-off bus ticket. Depending on what you want to do while you’re here, this could be a great way to save some money.
Traveling to other cities as well? Check out our luggage storage post about solutions in all major U.S., Canadian and European cities.