After a couple of years of travel restrictions, we’re more than ready to travel again. In fact, the rush to hit the friendly skies has been so overwhelming that long delays and lost luggage have become par for the course. To avoid being stranded at your destination (or worse—the airport) without your essentials, a well-packed carry-on is a must, whether you decide to check a bag or not. As well as a spare pair of undies and an extra outfit, keeping a curated roster of beauty products on hand is a smart idea to avoid wasting money on
Travel is back, but airlines are struggling to keep up with the demand, resulting in cancellations and lost luggage.
“Unfortunately, the airlines were not ready, they’re short staffed,” stated Johnny Jet, a travel industry expert who regularly flies all over the world. He puts his thoughts and findings in a daily travel newsletter.
I asked him how not to lose your luggage right now.
“Number one tip not to lose your bag, don’t check one. Carry on only, that is the way to go,” said Johnny Jet.
Makes perfect sense since a carry on never really
Airports are a mess right now. As travelers eagerly return to the skies after two years of staying closer to home during the pandemic, they’re facing flight delays, cancellations and long lines at airports around the world, primarily because of staffing shortages.
Now, one American airline is hoping technology will help ease some of the havoc. Alaska Airlines will begin allowing customers to attach electronic tags to their suitcases in hopes of
Whether you travel for work or play, a great carry-on bag can be a game changer. We found the best and top-rated carry-on luggage you can buy in 2022 — some of which is on sale now for the summer travel season.
Top products in this article:
Rimowa original cabin carry-on, $1,200
Travelpro Platinum Elite spinner 19″, $285
Samsonite Omni 20″ carry-on, $147 (reduced from $160)
Why invest in a new piece of carry-on luggage? For one, a carry-on bag may help save you money, since many airlines now charge fees for checked bags. And unlike checked luggage,
Every traveling golfer’s nightmare is playing out en masse right now: golf clubs they cherish are being left behind, stuck at the airport of their departure while they travel home.
Edinburgh Airport is the site of a quasi-club grave right now, with the only thing outpacing the left-behind bags piling up is pictures of the left-behind bags piling up. Twitter and Reddit are a minefield for those photos right now.
Tour pro Mackenzie Hughes was one of the unlucky many. His
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It’s never been more important to think about how you travel. The sheer number of people going out of town has jammed up airports and made road trip stops premium real estate. It’s enough to stress out even the most seasoned nomad.
All that craziness doesn’t have to ruin your vacation. This travel gear will free up
Worried about checking a bag during a chaotic travel summer? Consider honing the art of minimalist packing with tips gleaned from Reddit.
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Attention all chronic overpackers: We hear you and see you, but there’s really no need to pack 20 pairs of underwear for your four-day trip. Let’s face it, some of us are blessed with the gift of travel anxiety and we take it out on our poor suitcases, stretching those zippers to their limits. But with so many recent news stories of summer air travel woes, maintaining an overpacker’s lifestyle (which requires at least