Travel Tip: Leave Those Big Suitcases Home
February 25, 2018
There are occasions when dragging along heavy bags on flights is necessary. You may need to check them for a big family wedding across the continent, weeks of overseas journeys, long cruises and group excursions. But even many of those trips don’t always require heavy luggage. Do you always need to check (and pay extra for) your stuff every time you must board another flight or cruise ship?
There are seasoned travellers who’ve flown with carry-ons only throughout the world, including cruises and group excursions. They’ve managed to bring along the absolute minimum in just one wheeled bag.
As a result, they’ve never lost any luggage, paid extra nor had to wait at airport merry-go-rounds for hours after each flight hoping nothing was missing. Today’s average of lost and pilfered bags is from 5 to 10% on every flight, depending on airport and national location. Not bad, but who wants to take the chance?
Here are our tried and true tips for making traveling more fun and going with less baggage: Continue Reading