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Everything You Need To Know About Planning A Last Minute Trip

Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel

Recent surveys reveal that Americans only use 51 percent of their eligible paid vacation days and other time off -- which, if you think about it, is r...

10 Hacks That Instantly Upgrade Your Trip

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel

Pro travelers are always game for a travel hack, especially when it's one they've never thought of before. A single game-changing trick can mean the d...

11 Weird Things You Never Knew You Could Bring On A Plane

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel

Did you pack your parachute?

6 Packing Tips for Hoarders

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

The first step in reigning in an overpacking habit is to set up some ground rules and goals. Packing, like any organizational activity, requires a game plan. You be the coach: Ask yourself what perfect packing means to you.

The Makeup Packing Question

Map Happy | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It wasn't until after going through security several times that I realized I probably should have never worried so much about packing my makeup properly in the first place.

Packing for Seven Countries With Three Kids: A Joy or a Nightmare?

Michael DeSa | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Packing for an international trip can be tricky. Packing for a seven month expedition to a new continent, spanning seven different countries and three seasons, with five family members is overwhelming.

Packing for Your Trip to Europe: Then & Now

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

Our ultimate packing round-up has all the details to make packing for your trip significantly less stressful--no sun-dials needed.

Packing Tips From Travel Experts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whether it's a scent, a special snack, or a specific pair of shoes, everyone has something they're always sure to bring with them on a trip. Here, seven frequent travelers (and expert packers) share what they'd never leave home without.

How to Pack for a Week With Only 10 Items of Clothing

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Travel light by packing pieces you can mix and match for a week's worth of looks.

An Unusual Use For Vinegar

www.today.com | Posted 12.18.2014 | HuffPost Home

Does it seem that no matter how carefully you pack and fold, your clothes end up in a wrinkled mess by the time you reach your destination? ...

10 Travel Essentials You Need During The Holidays

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

What can we do to help out the travelers in the lead up to this busy travel period? We've put our heads together here at HotelsCombined and have come up with a clever list of the Top Ten Travel Hacks to make your trip this Christmas easy:

5 Packing Tips for a Cold Weather Getaway

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

With the holidays fast approaching, many of us will be packing suitcases and driving or flying to visit family. But let's face it: packing for cold winter weather is no easy task. Here are five packing tips to maximize space when headed for cooler temps.

You Forgot to Pack These 8 Things

Orbitz.com | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Hey, you forgot something. It's okay. Everybody does it. We interviewed hotel concierges to find out which important items travelers tend to forget the most, and we got some advice on how to best deal with your loss.

Travel Hacks from a Savvy Traveller

Quora | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Quora

Looking at my half packed suitcase as I write this and I might be repeating others but here are my tips for 'savvy' travelling.

10 Tips for Traveling Light (And Looking Like You Didn't)

Vayable | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Vayable

We're huge fans of the benefits of carry-on -- no extra luggage fees, no losing luggage and greater flexibility for last-minute changes in plans.

A Cautionary Tale About Shower Gel

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I consider myself an international travel expert. My journeys have taken me from Beijing to Morocco. So when I make appearances, people often ask me for advice. I am quick to share my travel expertise, and when it comes to packing, I consider myself an expert. But on a recent trip to Namibia, I failed to heed my own advice.

5 Reasons to Pack Less (Way Less)

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

We all know the age-old adage, "Pack everything you think you need, then take half." Unfortunately, that's not always easy advice to follow.

Shameless Ways to Make Your Flight More Comfortable

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

If an item makes your flight more comfortable, it's worth using -- even if it makes you look a little silly in a public space.

Packable Items That Can Save Your Life in a Disaster

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Earthquakes. Fires. Tsunamis. Hurricanes. Most of us don't think about these things as we're packing, but when we visit destinations vulnerable to certain types of disasters, we take on the real risk of an emergency.

Everything You Need to Know About the Yacht Week

Quia Querisma | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Quia Querisma

It's safe to assume one swimsuit and one outfit per day, with the option of repeating shorts with different tops. I can't say it enough -- a suitcase will be the bane of your existence in your cabin.

Underwear Optimization Charts Are The Only Packing Advice You Need

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel

Like, how many pairs of underwear do I actually bring on this trip? Will I have time to do wash? What if I stay an extra day? And -- most importantly ...

The Only Packing Tips You Ever Need To Know

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Gary Leff, Condé Nast Traveler If you've never missed a flight in your life, you're spending too much time in airports, says travel special...

14 Do's and Don'ts For Honeymoon Packing

Adam Warner | Posted 08.24.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Now it's time to get packed for that once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Follow these easy organizational tips and travel recommendations to ensure your trip goes as smoothly as possible.

10 Packing Mistakes You'll Definitely Regret

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Unexpected baggage fees and unfortunate run-ins with the TSA are just a few consequences of totally preventable packing mistakes. Avoid these 10 all-too-common slip-ups to ensure packing perfection the next time you travel.

Dana Oliver

How To Pack For A Weekend Getaway Without Overpacking

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.21.2014 | Style

I'm just going to say what you're probably thinking: packing is a b*tch! No matter how many cute carry-on bags I've accumulated from Target or real...