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3 Rules to Follow When Packing For a Long Distance Move

Moving across the country can be a thrilling experience, one that gives you a chance to explore new cities and get a fresh start in your personal life or career.  But a long distance move is also a complicated and exhausting process, one that can take weeks of careful planning. If you want to make your trans-continental trek as pain-free as possible, here are three rules to follow when packing up your house.  1. Don’t Take What You Don’t Need If you’re doing a long distance move...
Tags: Fashion, Moving, Movers, Packing, Packing Hacks, Moving Tips, Home Life, Moving Company, Moving Guide, Moving With Kids, Moving Boxes, Packing Guide

What to Pack for Winter Break (+ A Detailed Packing List)

Whether you're going home, to a tropical resort, or a snowy mountain, here's what to pack for winter break.
Tags: Winter, College, Vacation, Packing, Fashion Tips

8 Best Packing Tips For Moving Across State

Are you going to be moving across the state in the near future? If you’re getting ready for a move and have a lot of packing left to do, you’ll want to follow this advice. With these best packing tips, you’ll be able to keep your stress levels in check and get everything taken care of in time to spare.  Get Rid Of Everything You Don’t Need The less you have to pack; the easier things will be. A few months ahead of your move, you should start going through your things and thinking a...
Tags: Fashion, Moving, Packing, Packing Hacks, Don, Moving Tips, Home Life, Moving Company, Moving Guide, Moving Boxes, Packing Guide, Moving Across State

Moving is a nightmare! 6 tips to ease your clients’ headaches

Nobody likes moving, and everyone will likely agree that the process is often tedious, frustrating and generally unpleasant. However, there are ways to make it less painful for your clients. Here's how.
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Your Coronavirus Packing List: Make Packing Easy During the Covid Outbreak

Find your coronavirus packing list here for travel during the covid outbreak. Includes free, downloadable, printable PDF. Originally from Inside the Travel Lab.
Tags: Travel, Packing, Best Travel Tips, Plan Your Next Trip

Short story: Schrödinger's Hat Box

In April of 2019 I gleefully packed up my home of 11 years. While fantastical in retrospect, during the marathon packing session I remember thinking that once on the market my lovely oceanfront home would sell instantaneously, and I would be off to an exciting new life. It was an optimistic time for April 2019 Jason. We had spent the last 6 months nursing our 125 pound Great Pyrenees through double arthroscopy. Diagnosed with torn cruciate ligaments, Nemo would require a lot of carrying up and d...
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How to Safely Pack Your Jewelry for Travel

I used to throw all my jewelry into a pouch and shove it in my suitcase, but that—no surprise—turned out to be the worst way to store my necklaces and bracelets. I’d show up at my destination with a tangled knot and not enough patience or time to spend untangling them. Here are some tips to help you avoid the mess I…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Packing, Packing Hacks

How to Transport Makeup Without Breakage or Spillage

You’re getting off the plane and you head to the bathroom to freshen up. You open your makeup bag, reach in, and end up with a colorful hand painted in sparkling eyeshadow and some kind of goo. Is that... facial wash? It is. You didn’t pack your makeup correctly, and these are the consequences. Here’s some ways to…Read more...
Tags: Beauty, Lifehacks, Carry On, Packing

How to Keep Toiletries From Ruining Your Luggage

Have you ever opened your suitcase only to find your favorite hair product has leaked all over your clothes? If you’ve ever had your toiletries make a mess of your luggage, here’s how you can keep that from ever happening again. Read more...
Tags: Toiletries, Lifehacks, Packing

What Parents-to-Be Should Pack in the Hospital Bag

Giving birth in the midst of a global health crisis is probably not what you were envisioning when you got pregnant. There is a lot you don’t have control over right now as everything from the frequency of pre-natal appointments to who you can bring into the labor and delivery room with you is in flux. But you will…Read more...
Tags: Hospitals, Childbirth, Lifehacks, Packing

What to Take on a Cruise in Case of Emergency

I’ve been on something like six cruises at this point in my life, and at least two of them have included what you might call “emergency medical situations.” There was one sailing in which the ship detoured to the nearest port of call to drop off a passenger who needed medical attention that could not be provided on…Read more...
Tags: Cruises, Lifehacks, Packing, Emergencies

Quickly Create Custom Packing Lists Based on the Weather at Your Destination Using This App

Last year I traveled more than 150,000 miles on airplanes. I also packed a lot of suitcases, carry-on bags, and book bags in anticipation of those trips, occasionally hours or sometimes minutes before I headed to the airport.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Lifehacks, Travel Tips, Packing List, Packing

13 essential travel products available under $30

This holiday season is expected to break records for domestic road travel.More Americans are planning to travel abroad in 2020.These affordable products will make your next trip less stressful and more efficient. None As we enter a new year and a new decade, it's time once again to set goals and plan for the coming months. For many professionals and families, a recurring resolution is to travel more than they did the year prior. International travel is high on the to-do list for Americans, wit...
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How to pack a carry-on for Christmas

Some people are totally fine checking bags. They enjoy the cultural anthropology that is airport baggage claim and prefer to breeze through airports with nothing but the shirts on their backs. And for these people, the holidays don’t present much of a challenge other than making sure none of their gifts get broken in transit. But for the carry-on-only crowd, flying this time of year can be especially perplexing. How does one fit a week’s worth of cold-weather clothes into a carry-on already j...
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How to Pack Light for a Girls Weekend

Advice on cutting down your baggage from a chronic over-packer.
Tags: Travel, College, Travel Tips, Packing, Travel Style, College Life

Don't Want to Pay Extra Bag Fees? Fake a Pregnancy

I’m not sure I condone this hack, but since it’s Halloween and we’ve all got costumes on the brain, let’s take a look at this DIY strategy to get out of paying extra airline bag fees.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Airlines, Lifehacks, Travel Hacks, Packing

What to Pack During an Emergency Evacuation

Over the weekend, devastating fires in Northern California forced an estimated 200,000 people to evacuate—the single largest evacuation in Sonoma County in its history, the Washington Post writes. Meanwhile, just a few hundred miles south, the Getty Fire has already engulfed at least 500 acres in the Los Angeles area…Read more...
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What I’m Wearing on Vacation in Seoul | South Korea Packing List

I'm going on a two week trip to Seoul, so I'm sharing my exact South Korea packing list.
Tags: Travel, Asia, College, Travel Tips, Packing, K-pop, Travel Style, Fashion Tips, Capsule

Create a Separate Packing List When You Travel Overseas

I have at least six different packing lists saved as notes on my iPhone: some for long weekends, others for emergencies, and one specifically meant for long flights.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Airplane, Lifehacks, Overseas, Packing

The One Thing You Shouldn’t Pack for Thailand

If Thailand isn’t in your travel plans yet, add it. But what should you pack for Thailand? There are plenty of lists out there on what to pack, yet not enough of them tell you what to leave behind. Carting around fifty pounds of luggage with you as your travel, regardless of whether it’s in a rolling suitcase or strapped to your back, can make a big difference in how much enjoyment...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Monkey Business: How Not to Get Bit by a PrimateVisiting V...
Tags: Travel, Thailand, Luggage, Travel Tips, Packing, Asia Travel

Five Things You Should Pack For All Those Weddings You Have Coming Up

Wedding season approaches! For a lot of people, late spring and summer means a lot of traveling for weddings — and bridal showers, and bachelor parties, and and and and and! Which means packing things like suits and fancy dresses and shoes that aren’t sneakers. Also, you probably want to look good at all these events,…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Science, Packing

Pack like a Pro for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Packing is an essential part of any journey – this is especially true when planning an outdoor adventure. For starters, good packing means you’ll be carrying the right equipment. It also helps you to make an itinerary beforehand, even if it is mental. While making your backpacking trip checklist, you’ll consider which activities are planned for the day and how best to dress. Do this for every day of the trip, and you will have made a tentative schedule in your mind. Packing for outdoor activiti...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Himalayas, Wellington, Packing, Outdoors & Adventure, Don, Gore Tex

Madrid: 5 ways to dress like a local

The day has come. You’re packing a bag for your trip to Madrid, Spain’s largest city. Seeing that lugging three rolling suitcases is neither savvy nor cost-effective, you have to be choosey with clothes, shoes and accessories. Once you book your hotel, it’s time to figure out what to bring. So should you pack the sandals or the sneakers? Just jeans or slacks, too? Here are some tips for looking like a local. 1. No socks with sandals… or sandals too early It’s primavera (springtime) in Spain an...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Spain, Delta, Clothes, Nikon, Madrid, Travel Tips, Seville, Packing, Dailycheapo, Madrid Spain, Madrid Metro, Barcelona Madrid, Local Customs, Buen Retiro Park

Back to Basics: How to Pack Like a Minimalist

Talk to anyone who travels regularly, and there’s a good chance they’ll all give you the same piece of advice: travel light. Sticking to a single carry-on bag will cut down on the amount of time you spend waiting in airport lines and will reduce the backbreaking strain that comes from lugging a bunch of heavy suitcases around. It’s possible to pack for an overnight or weekend trip with nothing but a modestly sized handbag and the clothes on your back, and even longer excursions are more enjoyabl...
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How Packing Cubes Can Change Your Life

I was a packing cube holdout for the longest time. Sure, people rave about them, and they are a classic travel hack. “But what would they really do for me?” I wondered, as I tightly rolled my t-shirts and tossed them into my cavern of a suitcase. “I mean, it’s a whole extra layer of fabric, so it’s not like they save…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Lifehacks, Travel Hacks, Packing, Organizing

Always Bring Stomach Medicine When You Travel 

We still don’t know what got us sick in Tokyo. But when four Lifehacker staffers traveled there together this month, three of us caught different bugs at different points. For me, that meant an upset stomach and diarrhea that sent me to bed at 6 every night and made fine dining impossible. I had great luck with…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Health, Medicine, Diarrhea, Tokyo, Lifehacks, Packing, Stomach, Stomach Ache

Here's Your Digital Packing List for Your Next Trip

It’s great to have a packing list for real world items, to make sure you don’t forget your underwear or your toothbrush, but what about a digital packing list? Make sure you have these electronic essentials before you travel so an internet blip doesn’t leave you confused or stranded.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Digital, Tech, Lifehacks, Packing

Always Buy Socks as a Trip Souvenir 

Last week I went to Tokyo. I got myself a windbreaker and I got my baby a pop-up book and a mobile. I got origami paper and tea and a wifi-enabled zoom-lens earwax picker. I bought trinkets for my friends—stickers, pins, a pop-up book, a bracelet, a squishy peach that looks like a butt. Of course I got lots of snacks.…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Tokyo, Lifehacks, Socks, Souvenirs, Packing

How Do You Dress for Flights Between Hot and Cold Climates?

Flying from somewhere very cold to somewhere very hot is the best kind of problem to have. (The reverse trip... less so.) But it also presents some logistical issues.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Airports, Air Travel, Lifehacks, Carry On, Packing, Outfits

Make Your Upcoming Travels Less Stressful With This Deal on Packing Cubes

Packing cubes can make organizing clothes and toiletries for your next trip a little less hellish, and this highly-rated set of four from AmazonBasics is only $15 today, or about $5 less than usual. Read more...
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