LUGGAGE STORAGE IN MIAMI (THE AIRBNB METHOD)
A few companies have created systems that let you find a local place that will store your bag for a few hours or a few days.
You can also store your bags with several bus tour companies if you have a ticket to ride.
Vertoe is America’s largest on-demand short-term luggage storage platform with a presence in over 20 major cities and 300+ locations in the US.
Vertoe’s rates are among the cheapest in Miami at $5.95 per bag per day and many of the spaces are open 24/7.
They offer a very generous $5,000 in insurance and provide complimentary tamper-proof security seals upon check-in.
Major transit spots are covered with Miami Airport, Miami Beach, and South Beach to name a few.
You can book in advance and cancel for a full refund anytime. Click here to find Vertoe locations.
Several other companies offer similar services.
It's worth taking a look into all the options before booking - you might find something more convenient or with a better fringe benefit.
This is one of the most competitive luggage storage companies in Miami, and they offer some of the best rates in the city.
With prices starting at just $5.90/piece per day, they're actually one of the lowest priced services on our list.
Better yet, you can save an extra 5% off by using the promo code FREETOURSBYFOOT at checkout.
Nannybag is another great company that offers locations throughout Miami at affordable prices.
It costs just $6 per bag per day.
Reservations and payments are made through their website and there is no fee for canceling as long as your reservation time has not started.
If you have any issues, you can reach their customer service from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (19:00).
Click here to learn more and make a reservation.
Radical Storage provides luggage storage in Miami, and they work with a lot of different businesses in order to secure space for your luggage.
The price for their service is $6 per item, per day with a guaranteed, 3-minute fast check-in.
Each storage location, also known as "angels," are a different type of shop, hotel, or service business. They all have different hours, so make sure to double-check that their hours are convenient before booking a spot.
Click here to make a reservation or learn more.
TRADITIONAL LUGGAGE STORAGE
Planning to spend the day on South Beach with nowhere to store your luggage? Luggage Lounge has you covered.
- Personal items $5
- Carry-ons $8
- Checked bags $10
- Oversized Bags $12+
Located on South Beach between Collins and Washington Avenues, this Lounge not only offers luggage storage, but also free WiFi and luggage weighing.
Their prices are higher than the Airbnb-style companies listed above.
LUGGAGE DELIVERY SERVICES
Bag Boys Miami
Want to make the most of your time in Miami without having to find a luggage storage location and then go to retrieve them later?
Bag Boys Miami will pick up your bags from any Miami airport, train station, hotel, vacation rental, or ship port, hold them for you, and deliver them back to any of the previously mentioned locations!
- $28 for 2 carryon-sized bags, $9 for each additional bag
- $28 for each oversized item
- $15 overnight storage fee
They aren't the cheapest service, but they will pick up and drop off 24 hours a day.
CRUISE LINE LUGGAGE STORAGE
If you arrive in Miami early be sure to check with the porters, who are usually there at 8:00 am to take your luggage (on the same day of your cruise).
Check with your specific cruise line for more details.
Fortunately, Vertoe has a location near the Port of Miami to assist in all your luggage storage needs.
Ship to Shore Program
Big Bus Miami offers a Ship to Shore Program where the package price includes pick up at your cruise terminal, luggage storage, full access to all their hop-on-hop-off bus loops, and transfer to Miami or Fort Lauderdale Airport.
NOTE: The following cruise lines are currently participating in this program: MSC Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Cruises. It's advised to contact the cruise line directly to make a reservation.
Unfortunately, TSA no longer allows storage lockers at airports in the United States, but luckily there are companies providing manned storage services in the terminals.
You can always call your airline and see how early you can check a bag, as some will allow you to check luggage hours before your flight.
Fortunately, there is a storage company located within each airport where you can leave your bags.
Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport
Bags To Go is located in all four terminals and is open from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Friday - Monday. Note that it is only open in Terminal 2 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
The cost per bag is $8.00 with a maximum of 30 days of storage. You must pay in cash.
Miami International Airport
There is a baggage storage/checkroom located in Terminal E on the 2nd Level. It is open daily from 5: 00 am - 9:00 pm.
Daily rates are subject to baggage size but range from $6-$19. For more information call 305-869-1163.
LUGGAGE STORAGE AT MUSEUMS
The Perez Art Museum Miami requires visitors to check backpacks of any size, shopping bags, handbags 9 x 14 inches or larger, and umbrellas.
Free luggage storage is available to all museum visitors, as available.
The following museums will hold your luggage for free:
- The Bass Contemporary Art Museum
- History Miami
- Miami Children's Museum
- Museum of Contemporary Art (MODA)
- Wolfsonian FIU
- Rubell Family Art Collection,
These options are not very flexible and you must take your bags with you when you leave the museum. Why not check out the Airbnb-style option above?
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