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Travel Tip: Donate Your Old Luggage to a Good Cause
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Donate Your Old Luggage to a Good Cause

Most frequent travelers are also luggage junkies. Meaning we have our old favorites, but also love to try out new stuff. But what do you do when your suitcase has… Read More…

10 Ways to Personalize Your Luggage
Luggage & Packing

10 Ways to Personalize Your Luggage

Have you been traveling by air lately? Planes are more full, security lines are longer, and let’s not forget the constant struggle with…baggage. Well, get ready, because the busiest travel… Read More…

Waterproof Luggage to Keep Your Belongings Dry
Luggage & Packing

Waterproof Luggage to Keep Your Belongings Dry

If you’re planning to travel over the next few months—especially for business—it’s important to have a suitcase that can stand up to the elements. Whether you’re caught in rain, snow,… Read More…

Beyond Back to School: The Best Backpacks for Fall 2014
Luggage & Packing / Travel Gear

Beyond Back to School: The Best Backpacks for Fall 2014

We’re now full speed ahead to back to school season, and not surprisingly you’ll be seeing sales for school supplies…and backpacks for students. But school and students notwithstanding, backpacks have become… Read More…

What to Consider Before Buying Soft or Hard Shell Luggage
Luggage & Packing

What to Consider Before Buying Soft or Hard Shell Luggage

Can’t decide between soft and hard shell luggage? There are a lot of options out there, and making the right choice can seem tricky. Price points for both soft and… Read More…

Travel Gear: When Two Items Are Better Than One
Luggage & Packing / Travel Gear

Travel Gear: When Two Items Are Better Than One

If you aren’t sure how much of something to pack for a trip, you’re not alone. There are always certain things you know you’ll need, but sometimes bringing two of… Read More…

4 Ways to Get Around the TSA 311 Rule
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing

4 Ways to Get Around the TSA 311 Rule

Traveling light has always been the key to travel. Still, it is not always easy to fit all belongings into a 22″ x 14″ x 9″ bag, especially when it… Read More…

Travel Tip: Carry-On Luggage Restrictions Are Shrinking
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Carry-On Luggage Restrictions Are Shrinking

Several of the major carriers have quietly changed carry-on luggage restrictions, which could impact you the next time you’re at the airport. This information isn’t exactly widespread and enforcement can… Read More…

The Best Carry-On & Overnight Bags Under $200
Luggage & Packing / Travel News

The Best Carry-On & Overnight Bags Under $200

As if standing in long lines at the airport and paying additional fees for carry-on bags wasn’t already frustrating, airlines have now quietly changed their carry-on regulations. Effective immediately, passengers… Read More…

Travel Tip: How To Fix a Broken Suitcase
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How To Fix a Broken Suitcase

One of the most aggravating problems on the road is a broken suitcase. If you haven’t budgeted for new, last-minute luggage, there are some quick tips to get you through…. Read More…

How to Pickpocket Proof Yourself This Summer
Luggage & Packing / Travel Gear

How to Pickpocket Proof Yourself This Summer

We’re coming up on summer travel season. But with big crowds also comes ample opportunity for petty crime. Pickpockets and thieves now have ways to steal your information beyond simply… Read More…