Use the Carry-On Checker to measure your bag and make sure it’s in line with your airline’s requirements. Avoid unpleasant surprises at the gate. The way we travel is changing. More and more travelers today are keeping things simple by flying with just a carry-on bag. The trick is knowing
The Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) carry-on rules can be confusing and do sometimes change. And sometimes it seems weird that you can bring some things in your carry-on baggage right on to the plane (like dry ice – you can bring that in your carry-on!). Here are answers to five common
A passenger waiting to board a Hawaiian Airlines flight at Honolulu airport caught this luggage abuse on camera. To be fair, the attendant has a railing blocking the top of the slide, so she has no choice but to do this to the gate checked bags. This kind of abuse is
There a couple of schools of thought. The first is to buy cheap luggage because who wants to spend a pile of money on a suitcase that's just going to get banged up and mistreated? A suitcase is a suitcase. They all do the same thing. The second is to spend more.
Are you a clothes roller or a flat packer? Rolling your clothes supposedly reduces wrinkles and creates more room in your suitcase. Flat packing supposedly does the opposite. So, which method actually allows you to get more stuff into that carry-on? Condé Nast Traveler did a thoroughly unscientific test, and produced a
This is my favorite piece of luggage. Here's a picture of my bag. I love the color orange. Unfortunately, they don't make the orange one any more, but it comes in a bunch of different colors. First, it's a backpack. It's comfortable to carry while you're walking, and it holds a lot.
How to Pack a Carry-On Bag to Avoid Checking a Bag By SHIVANI VORA Why bother with the hassle of checked luggage when it’s possible to travel to any destination with only a carry-on? At least that’s what Anne McAlpin, a packing expert and the author of the book “Pack It Up:
by KAYLA MATTHEWS We’re gonna say it: Going through airport security is one of the least enjoyable parts of traveling. When you’re exhausted, under-caffeinated and itching to get to your gate with enough time for a drink, you’re not exactly in the mood to get held up by the metal detectors. Airport security
Traveling has become an endurance contest. Besides the horrible security check-in lines, the airlines have figured out how to make money from just about everything. I'm surprised they haven't instituted a bathroom usage fee. Checked baggage is now a big revenue stream for the airlines. So, more fliers have figured out