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Get Kids to Pack Their Own Suitcases With a Visual Packing List  

Ask my four-year-old to pack for a trip and, left to her own devices, she would bring her stuffed bunny, an Elsa dress, and four jelly beans. She needs a clear packing list, but she can’t yet read. This idea from Reddit user passingglans would help her greatly.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Pack Your Whole Vacation Into a “Personal Item” Sized Bag

I just returned from a five-day trip to Paris, on a budget airline that charges a fee to bring a carry-on. I’m cheap, so that means everything had to fit in a small bag under the seat in front of me. Friends, I did it. You can, too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use a Packing Grid to Ensure You Have Everything You Need for a Trip

When’s the last time you went on a vacation and felt confident that you’d packed everything you needed? For some of us, travel means spending the first night away from home at a Walgreens or a Walmart, buying the sunscreen or flip-flops we should have put into our suitcases. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Stop Overpacking for Trips With a “Luggage Audit”

Most of us tend to overpack when we travel. You might as well toss in those extra shirts, chargers, and camera gadgets because you never know what you might need, right? Of course, you then end up not using half the stuff you bring. If this sounds familiar, consider a “luggage audit” next time you […]

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