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Share tips on packing light, travel gear, etc

Pack light. Share your creative tricks to fit your world into a small bag for a European trip. Or, since we all slip a goofy little extra in, which soothing, handy, or fun packing extravagances can you justify? If it is about packing for your big trip, discuss here.

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England-Scotland_Ireland Spring Packing Report
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Jean 31
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douglas 34
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Chris 7
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suggestions for packing on the 13 day Scotland trip in Sept.
j.w.reuther 6
Civita Backpack - Day Pack review
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Packing List for 10 day Alaskan Cruise
Shelley 4
Backpacks with Strap Stowaway Pocket
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Poor quality with RS carry-on back pack
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Plus size swimsuit for women (a review)
Mariam 3
Sling Bag--opinion
Frank II 21
European Air carry-on experiences
Jason 12
Adapter for France, Italy and Switzerland
Pouch to air dry clothes on the go
Antonettte 8
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Zipplicity travel pillow
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Packing tale of woe
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Women's Travel Pants
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My Scotland Packing Report
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Fanny pack versus money belt
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Luggage Mishaps (or Hard Choices about Carry On)
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Outdoor Research 25% off sale
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Easyjet carryon bag
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Portugal, we loved you, but my suitcase wheels didn't
jules m 23
New product good for travel (and the environment)
Mardee 15
Carryon packing for Lufthansa - only 8kg
Barbara 56
RS rolling carryon and Iceland Air
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Changes to RS Convertible Carry On
Frank II 5
Favorite Rick Steves Carry-On Spinner/Wheeled Bag?
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United Airlines/Lufthansa Carry-on and personal item recommendations
schillpaw 14
For people who travel with a backpack…hip belt vs waist belt vs no belt
Lyndash 24
What I packed vs what i wore: summer
travel4fun 0
Does anyone else practice carrying their backpack ahead of their trip?
Jill M. 20
Packing “Lessons Learned” from one month in Europe
Jean 22
Eddie Bauer Travel Shirt on Sale at Costco
CindyP 27
Can I bring a walking stick with a metal tip on board a plane, according to TSA rules?
Jean 14
Misc stuff I packed vs. what I used
travel4fun 16