Introducing HomingPIN: Lost Property Back Fast – So simple, It’s brilliant!
Car or house keys, mobile phones, cameras, i-pads, laptops, passports and wallets can all get mislaid and it is stressful when it happens. Yet, when they arrive at a lost-property office or police station, only approximately 25% are returned to the owner because there is no simple way to track them down. After less than a month, the 75% of items that are unclaimed are usually auctioned.
Up to 20 million bags are mislaid in airports every year, and in London alone, 50 000 mobile phones get left behind in taxis annually. South Africa is no different, with thousands of personal belongings making its way into Lost & Found containers nationwide every year. Car keys are one of the most commonly misplaced items, and are almost impossible to reunite with their owners without some external help. HomingPIN offers an innovative solution to this global problem with the HomingPIN tag.
HomingPIN offers baggage loops with tags, key rings and stickers that have a unique identification number on them. This number gets activated online prior to using the tag, and is linked to the owner’s email address and cellphone number. If someone finds a cellphone, keys, baggage, or any other item that has a HomingPIN tag on it, they can easily notify the owner by visiting www.homingpin.com and entering the unique identification number, as well as their contact details. The owner is immediately notified via SMS and email, and is able to contact the founder to retrieve their belongings. Finders are not given the owner’s contact details, however, so it is up to the owner to make contact first.
Imagine the peace of mind knowing that your lost keys needn’t be lost forever!
HomingPIN is integrated with the worldwide World Tracer system, which all baggage handlers have access to. For airlines, HomingPIN will instantly provide information on the bag’s whereabouts when it is found. The airline will then contact the owner to arrange transfer of the goods. What’s more, is that HomingPIN can provide reasonably-priced transportation of your found goods, from anywhere in the world.
HomingPIN tags, stickers and key rings allow you to tag a variety of items including, but not limited to, luggage, laptop computers, mobile phones, keys, wallets and passports. Easy-to-use and practical, they’re a life-saver for the whole family. With this handy tool, lost keys have a much better chance of being returned to their owners, and owners have peace of mind too!
HomingPIN starter packs recommended retail price is R200 and the standard pack recommended retail price is R450. HomingPIN packs are available at select Cape Union Mart Stores and online at www.takealot.com