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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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Away Bigger Carry On
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lightweight packable backpack
rizell 14
Traveling with Cash
Mariam 26
Amazon Prime Day Travel Gear Deals
Mardee 16
Report on packing - I failed miserably
Mardee 76
Are Ankle Boots in the Fall Needed for Ireland
WOZ 16
Civita Shoulder bag inside Euro Flight bag?
Karen 7
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bogiesan 1
Follow Rick’s advice- carry on
Carol 9
Help determining capacity in litres
bxrlover 25
Adding a USB port to a softside bag?
Karen 3
Skirt in Rome?
edgefield 5
Rick's Packing List
lbribyliz 29
Wanted recommendation womens packable water proof and wind resistant coat
WOZ 21
Losing things
diveloonie... 52
Completely overthinking this - black jeans versus blue for June England trip?
Sharon 25
luggage lock - yeah or nay
schillpaw 21
To tear or not to tear
roubrat 37
Going lightweight: What kind of bag for exploring for the day while luggage is in hotel?
zimm17 28
Backpack vs. Roller suitcases - opinions?
jessicaf227 38
Going minimal: no extra shoes?
Tony 57
Backpacks for kids?
shea_lewis 9
Packing hiking poles for Europe
Mary 15
Modifications to RS Euro Flight Bag
Karen 9
Just got my Rick Steves Euro flight bag
Mardee 22
Packing suggestions for My Way Alpine tour in August for a woman?
lutzgal 11
Choosing a durable suitcase
mjshust 18
Red Oxx Bag Review
Sun-Baked in... 8
Storing Luggage?
dean 2
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AirTags - safety
Linda 11
TSA suitcase locks
SweetSocks 11
jjkc 22
Repack after clearing security? (Note: A Nerdy Post)
Paul 20
storing extra luggage before cruise
bwagaman 2
Hip belt suggestions for rolling backpack?
lindawseattle 5
Good deal - buy a carry-on backpack and get tote backpack free
Mardee 3
Hardshell Carry-on mini review
joe32F 5
Silly question - hairdryer recommendation :)
anamkranzlin 22
Rick Steves Rolling Backpack - dimensions?
James 4
ndteach1 18
Shipping extras from France to US
goanywhere 10
CostcoNext: possible values
bogiesan 3
RS spinner carry-on v RS rolling carry-on
stufry2 14
Does anyone else buy obsessively as their trip gets closer?
Mardee 90
How much hard cash for London and Lauterbrunnen?
RafaFan 13
collapsible water bottle
BethFL 16
comfort items for international travel
Susan D 45