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Carry-On Luggage Tips

Casauri ToteCasauri ToteWhen I travel, I'd rather pack my stuff in a carry-on than wait at the conveyer belt for hours. But my goal isn't to see how much stuff I can cram into a small bag. It's to travel lightly. These few rules will help you downsize your life for travel:

  • Use a packing list: If something's not on that list it has no business being in your bag.
  • Uniform my clothes: Choose a color scheme and make sure every item has at least 2 possible matches.
  • Layer it: Instead of packing a heavier coat, layer clothes and pack a hat and gloves.
  • Choose wash n'wear: Wash clothes in the hotel sink and hang in the shower stall to dry if you can't get to a laundromat or don't want to pay the sometimes hefty hotel fees.
  • Know what's prohibited: Consult the TSA to make sure the stuff in your carry-on won't land you in a pile of trouble at the gate.

~ GG Staff

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