Lost and Found Transit

Lost and Found Service

Losing or misplacing a personal item is a source of stress and anxiety. There may be guilt or fear. You hit hardly our emotional feelings. Don’t let the loss of your property ruin your day or your trip thanks to Lost and Found.

The Lost & Found Transit service is here to help you. You have the possibility to delegate the search for your lost items. With a few clicks, report the loss of a computer, a watch or your glasses. An adviser will take care of the process for you.

He/she will contact the lost and found offices around the place where you lost the item. If you have left your belonging in an airport for example. You will not know who to contact. Between the airline company, the airport and the customs services. To optimize the chances of finding your lost property, we will widen the search. Our perimeter: public transportation (bus, subway), train stations and airports, but also in public and private places in the city center.

What are the most lost items in transit?

Personal belongings are the objects most lost in transit in airports, train stations, but also in libraries and universities. Whether they are emotional properties such as eyeglasses, sunglasses, scarves, handmade hats, pacifiers and stuffed animals for young children. But also personal or financial identification objects: suitcases or document wallets, wallets or purses, public transport cards, bank cards (VISA, Mastercard, Amex), identity cards and passports.
However, we realize that these are not the most sought-after items. In fact, it is the electronic goods that are the most sought after because of their value.
Many of you have lost your laptop (Chrome, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro), your tablet (Ipad or Windows), your pod headphones (Apple, Bose, Beats). Others have lost their smartphone (iPhone, Huawei, Samsung), their e-reader (Kindle, Kobo), their camera (Nikon, Canon, Fujifilm) or their connected watch.

Where are the most active lost and found offices in Canada?

Scientists have shown a correlation between the number of passengers and lost items.
The Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa airports continue to have a high volume of passengers. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is the most popular. Followed by international airports (YVR, YYC, YEG) and Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau YUL.
Many items are also lost in transit. Through the subway, streetcar, train and bus in Canada. Waiting areas and stations have seen the birth of lost and found offices. The transit companies TTC, Translink, OC Transpo, ETS, BC Transit have their own service, as do the national airlines Air Canada and Westjet.

Where are the majority of items lost in transit in the United States found?

In the United States, yellow cabs, green cabs and private drivers are recording an increasing number of lost items. After consulting the cab service in your city, you can contact Uber, Lyft, Via or Juno. Each has its own lost and found office.
But transportation in the United States is not limited to cabs. Transit networks such as MTA and NJT serve Ney York and Ney Jersey. TRIMET is another widely used transportation company. Car rental companies Hertz, Alamo, and Avis also frequently find lost and found.
The airline company is also very much in demand, such as American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest.
Finally, in tourist places, lost objects are also found. Notably in the Los Angeles LAX airport and in Dysney.

What happens after a lost item has been deposited?

The online form allows you to quickly report a lost item. We encourage you to provide as much detail as possible about the circumstances of the loss and about your property. This is in order to improve the chances of finding your item.
Once the case is opened, an advisor will take charge of the file. He or she will contact the appropriate authorities, transportation companies and lost and found offices that have been identified as likely to have recovered your belongings. But that’s not all, with the help of social networks, he will spread the search in process. Thus the local traveler who may have picked it up can be reached directly.
You will then be recontacted directly by the office holding the missing property if your property has been found. No commitment of result for this service. This to arrange a hand-delivery.

Finding a lost item is not easy

Every day thousands of lost items are misplace or lost in transit. Among these, some are found. But how to identify personal belongings and return them to their owner. This is a real human and logistical challenge. To answer it, big data is a tool. But it must be accompanied by quality human service.

Lost and found offices are organizing themselves to meet this challenge in airports, train stations, bus and metro stations. However, the circuits are not easily identifiable by the general public. You can waste a lot of time contacting the organizations. Most of the time without getting an answer from them. You feel tired of contacting public and private organizations.
For example, after forgetting your bag or your wallet at the airport. You are encouraged to contact the airline company and then the country’s customs.

Avoid this stressful and tiring experience! Lost and Found Transit is a specialized service that handles your lost and found request. You concentrate on what you like to do best, spend time with your family and let us search for your lost personal belongings. A good compromise for a mission whose outcome is unfortunately not guaranteed.

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Lost and Found Transit

Independant Lost and Found Service

You are now on the home page of Lostandfoundtransit.com. This service accompanies day or lifetime travelers who have lost an electronic asset (laptop, cell phone, iPad), an ID card, passport, suitcase or other personal effects (glasses, transportation card) in transit.

We are not an associate or affiliate of the public authorities or customs. Nor any service responsible for the collection and public management of lost or found items. We are not associated or affiliated with municipal or regional services or the police.

This service will soon be available in French, Spanish and Chinese. Its goal is to eventually help all tourists and users of airports and transit companies.

To contact directly the lost and found service of a specific place, we invite you to visit directly its official website or to contact the reception by phone or to go directly on site.