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Traveling Light? It’s the Only Way to Fly

I went on tour for 2 six-week stints as a teenager, where I learned the hard way to travel light. I’m that obsessive packing cube, multi-use clothing, carry-on bag only traveler. My secret trick: pack more underwear and socks than you think you’ll need and don’t worry about the rest.

How about y’all? Pack mule? Rick Steve’s is jealous of your skills?

From the source:
Passenger Wears 5 Pounds Of Clothes To Avoid Airline Fee

Overweight baggage fees can take a bite out of travel budgets, so one quick-thinking traveler had a plan to save her hard-earned cash.

Gel Rodriguez needed to lessen the load in her suitcase from 20 pounds to under 15, so she pulled out 5 pounds of clothes and started dressing at the airport.

According to The Sun, the woman shared a photo to Facebook where she appears to have donned at least three tops, two pairs of pants and four cardigans.

In the caption Rodriguez writes, “From 9kg to 6.5kg baggage #ExcessBaggageChallengeAccepted”, earning the support of others who have been in her position.

How do you combat extra fees when traveling?


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