“He who would travel happily must travel light” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery. These are—nowadays more than ever—words of wisdom.
Airfares seem to become more competitive, year after year, making air travel more accessible to all. Yet, those are the trees that hide the forest of extra fees that you are paying: especially baggage fees.
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Recent research shows that air travelers will be paying more than $7 billion in baggage fees alone, this year. Even renowned budget airlines like JetBlue are introducing expensive baggage fees. Furthermore, a governmental report shows that there were more than 1.9 million mishandled baggage reports filed in 2013.
More than ever, every smart traveler needs to learn to lighten their load. Be it a quick weekend getaway, a business trip, or a longer vacation, this infographic shows you easy steps and tips for packing light and effectively. Every extra bag spared is, in average, $50 you put back in your pocket.
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Seasoned travelers will attest: There are many advantages in traveling only with a carry-on. It doesn’t mean that you have to carry less. Instead you have to hack your suitcase space the best way possible and be smart about what you bring along with you.
Take the carry-on challenge: how much can you pack in one carry-on suitcase? What are your best tricks when it comes to packing light? Share with us in the comment box below.