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Excess-Baggage Charges are a Thing of the Past

This is another great example of original and out-of-the box thinking. In the past we’ve covered several solutions to traveling light and compact. This article, however, is about traveling heavy – but without paying excess-baggage charges. Read on to find out how the Jaktogo helps you to fool low-cost airlines.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 10:12 Read more...
 

25+ Tips and Products to Travel Light and Compact

Tips to Travel Light and CompactIt’s hard to imagine what people (oops, I almost said ladies) take with them on a short business trip. Their luggage looks like they plan to travel around a continent for the next six months. A real vacation luggage assembly, in its turn, makes you consider calling the movers instead of the taxi company.

A golden tip that I read long ago goes as follows: Place everything that you want to pack on the floor next to your luggage. Then pack half of it and take twice as much money as you’d originally planned to. Traveling too heavy is no fun, and can be expensive if you exceed the luggage allowance. Worse, airport fluid restrictions can force you to leave your stuff at the security check, so you end up flying to your destination without your contact lens fluid or shaving foam.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 August 2010 02:31 Read more...
 

Your Travel Stroller is Your Luggage Too – The Ride-on Carry-on

Plane or train travel with little children is tough. Carrying one bag on your back, pulling a suitcase behind you and trying to steer a stroller with your one free hand takes more coordination than most people can handle. Not to mention the dreaded moment when you actually want to step on board and there’s no helping hand around.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 September 2010 12:02 Read more...
 

Buckle-Up Your Pet in Your Car – Pet Seatbelt

In many places it’s prohibited to take a pet with you in your car without a partition between the pet and the passengers. And that’s for a good reason: Did you know that the average Labrador has an equivalent weight of 1,800 pounds when it hits you after your car crashes at 30 mph? But some cars might not offer enough space for a divider, or it might not be convenient for you. That’s where a pet safety belt comes in handy.

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 March 2010 05:02 Read more...
 

This Tripod is also a Protective Case for Your Point-and-Shoot Camera

It’s only a small step for mankind but, since I’m a photo enthusiast, I can’t resist bringing you this wrap-up protective case that’s a tripod at the same time. It also looks like the perfect companion for the Nikon Coolpix S1000pj camera with its built-in projector.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2010 11:39 Read more...
 

Extra Trunk Space or Bike Carrier – Westfalia Portilo

A bike carrier is commonplace nowadays, and so is the car rooftop box. But what if your needs vary and you don’t have a station wagon that can easily accommodate your rooftop box? The Portilo from Westfalia is an original new approach that can be either bike carrier or extra trunk space, depending on the needs of the moment.

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 November 2009 05:13 Read more...
 

tesa Insect Stop – Adhesive Fly Screen for Use in Holiday or Rented Home

We’ve written several articles already on mosquito repellents and how to stop mosquito bites from itching. Better still is to keep mosquitoes and other annoying insects out of your home, a fly screen being the best solution to achieve this. When you spend your vacation in a rented home or a hotel, however, you’re not going to install framed fly screens when they’re not already installed. Now tesa has a solution for you with the adhesive “Insect Stop” and its Easy On / Easy Off feature.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 August 2010 14:39 Read more...
 

Care Plus Click-Away – Stop Mosquito Bites From Itching

Everyone has his or her own – usually ineffective – household remedy to ease the itching from mosquito bites. Among the things that do work are cortisone-based creams. They’re very effective, though they can be greasy and stain your clothes. But the Click-Away from Care Plus is incredibly compact and light, doesn’t need batteries and does what it’s supposed to do: stop the itching.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 August 2010 14:40 Read more...
 

WaveBox – Portable Microwave Oven for Vacation, Car and Boat

I can imagine that most of you can live without a microwave oven for a day or two, but let’s say that you leave on vacation and you’re not sure if your holiday home is equipped with a microwave oven. Or you need to warm the baby’s bottle of milk in the car on the way to your destination. Or maybe you want to cook the fish that you just caught while you’re on your boat with friends. Well, the WaveBox portable microwave oven can do all of that.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2011 14:03 Read more...
 

Avoid Excess-Baggage Charges with this Balanzza Portable Scale

Baggage restrictions are becoming increasingly severe as airlines try to compete with ever decreasing tariffs while fuel prices skyrocket. For us travelers, it’s very tempting to buy those cheap souvenirs or clothes at our destination, but make sure that you don’t get a nasty surprise when the excess-baggage charges render them even more expensive than in your local shop. Weigh your luggage before takeoff with the Balanzza portable digital luggage scale.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 01:50 Read more...
 

Travel Light – Titan Razor with Shaving Cream Reservoir

A shaving can with enough cream for you to shave 50 times is simply unnecessary when you’re going away for just a few days. It can make the difference between hand luggage only and a suitcase that’ll mean a longer wait at the airport and baggage retrieval, and makes life difficult when using public transport when you get to your destination. This Titan razor helps you to travel light and efficiently.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2009 03:41 Read more...
 
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