Do you have any tips about packing a suitcase for air travel?
One of the big problems of modern air travel is avoiding excess baggage charges. This is even worse on the return journey!
I have once written a hub with tips on packing really light for traveling. It applies to air travel too. Here is the link http://carmenh.hubpages.com/hub/Tips-On … cking-Tips
I used space bags when I moved from NJ to CA it worked pretty good
You can use space bags where you can vacuum the air out of the bag which makes everything inside the bag flatten leaving enough space for few more things on your travel list.
Always check with your airlines about baggage allowance as they do change. If you have to sit on your suitcase to close it then you're probably in excess. Allow a couple of pounds when you do weigh them as not all scales are accurate. Most airlines offer an option to purchase baggage allowance, usually an extra suitcase or by the kilo or pounds, cheaper especially if arranged in advance. Find more tips here http://www.familytravelnet.com/packing- … -travel-2/ or here http://www.familytravelnet.com/category … templates/
by manlypoetryman 7 years ago
The latest restriction to Air Travel: Passengers must be in their seats one hour prior to landing...no getting up. And Nothing in the Passengers lap. No getting up ahead of time to grab your jacket or carry-on. (As I understand it)Just thinking that: What about someone who really has to go bad...
by talfonso 6 years ago
How do you pack for a flight?Almost everyone knows that packing is such a hassle, especially for a domestic or international flight! There's fees for excess baggage, baggage weight limits, and all that hassle!Those things stress us out, but I have a few questions for my fellow Hubbers out there....
by jaydawg808 4 years ago
Do you have a fear of flying?I have a great fear. I feel like something is going to happen to the plane, or that we'll encounter a lot of turbulence (which I hate). It's just something about being confined in a tight space that makes me agitated as well as scared.
by Eaglekiwi 7 years ago
Has anyone travelled recently, and if you have please tell me how much you paid forluggage?National/International etcFirst bag free? does that mean a second bag is considered excess?My story is I called and explained to the guy,I am booked on such n such flight , my itinararyincludes 2 national...
by Eric Seidel 3 years ago
Hey ladies and gentlemen I tried to get this posted before the holiday season because I thought it could help people coup with the idea of flying. I like it, and tried to keep it simple (as in fewer than 1,500 words), but as usual my personal experiences had to bleed into it. Anyway what do you...
by rlaha 6 years ago
Can you please give me some tips on traveling light?I am traveling to India next week and do not want to take too much with me. However every time I go to India I seem to pack way too much and my suitcase/carry on are too heavy. This time, I am only going for about 10-11 days. I am not taking my...
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