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KLM is providing smart luggage labels that act as Amsterdam guides

Featuring an offline GPS module and a speaker, the luggage tags tell you where to eat free Dutch food, how to lock a bike and where to rent a boat.

If you’re visiting Amsterdam in September, and happen to be flying on KLM, then you’ll be offered a handy gadget that’ll let you navigate the city: a smart audio luggage tag.

The KLM Care Tag – which features a speaker and an offline GPS module (so no internet connection needed), and can be fitted to clothes as well as luggage – automatically gives travellers location-based verbal tips from members of the airline’s cabin crew.

Rather than direct visitors to the middle of Dam Square, the tag’s insightful tips include where to sample free local food, where to rent a bike (and how to lock it) or boat, and where to see the best street art.

Free KLM Tags can be ordered online, for September only, by passengers flying to Amsterdam Schiphol. They’ll initially only be available in English, though later versions will be available in in German, Russian and Portuguese.