Nannybag, a safe place to leave your suitcase in New York City

If you are staying in an apartment in New York, the owner may not allow you to leave your bags there on the day of your arrival or departure from the city.
Most hotels can store your luggage, but if not, you have to find a solution for your suitcases. I had tried before City Copilot which was not bad but closed permanently. But I just tested Nannybag and now it’s my favorite. It is more economical and more convenient.

Nannybag is a French company based in Paris that allows travelers to leave their bags in stores or hotels called “Nanny”.
Now Nannybag is in several countries such as United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Australia and the United States.
There are more than 60 “Nanny” in New York, including Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and even New Jersey.

What does Nannybag offers?

Nannybag offers you secure lockers for your luggage, they check them to verify that your belongings are in a safe place.
In addition, Nannybag has a contract with Axa insurance to protect your suitcases from theft, loss and breakage.

How much do these services cost?

Rates vary depending on the countries, but include insurance and cancellation is free.
In Europe (countries in the € zone), it costs 6€ per suitcase and € 4€ per extra day.
In the UK, it costs 6£ per suitcase and 4£ per extra day.
In Australia, it costs Au$ 10 per suitcase and Au$ 7 per extra day.
In the United States, it costs $6 per suitcase and $4 per extra day.
It should be noted that it is the cheapest luggage storage I found in New York!

Where are the Nannybag locations in New York?

There are everywhere. The best you can do is check on their website. You just have to indicate your dates and then click on “search” to see the full map of available locations.

My experience with Nannybag

I just tried the Nanny located on 31st Street, not far away from Herald Square and the Empire State Building.
It’s a luggage store and a FedEx/UPS store.
I simply told them that I wanted to leave my suitcase and they took me to the back of the store.

They checked that I was registered in Nannybag, they put a tag on my suitcase and I left it there.

They gave me my reservation number. The whole process took less than 5 minutes.

How and when to reserve?

You can do it whenever you want, even until the last minute.
If there’s a location available, you can book online immediately.

Book here


Don’t look any further where to leave your suitcase! Nannybag can be useful if you arrive before check-in time or if your plane leaves until late at night.
The best of it is that there is plenty of locations, and you can choose the one closest to your accommodation.
In short, this service is safe, practical, approved and 100% recommended. Do not hesitate to check if it is available in other cities (just in case you won’t spend your next vacation in New York 😉).



My fist trip to New York was in 2007 when I was working for an airline company. I was born in the US, I lived in Mexico, in Europe in between Belgium, Spain and France… Well, let’s say I know about travelling! I bring my experience of NYC to the blog, to provide the best travel tips you could imagine!

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