Packing Tips

Vacation Packing Tips

With the airlines charging for everything from checked luggage to overweight luggage to even carry on luggage, we all need some packing tricks. If we have said it once, we have probably said it a million times.  My Vacation Lady is the QUEEN of OVER PACKING so whenever we find some good packing tips, we [...]

Handy things to pack for your next vacation

As we said earlier this week, My Vacation Lady is going through old blog posts and recycling what is still current.   while back, there was an article posted by Budget Travel on  8 things that you probably don't take but should.  As the Queen of Over Packing, My Vacation Lady realized that while a lot of these [...]

Tips on how not to lose your luggage

Every so often My Vacation Lady  will hear a story about clients flying to their vacation or honeymoon destination who find out, in their arrival airport, that their luggage was not on the plane.  Yes, travel insurance can help but what can you do to protect yourselves from losing your luggage? 5 tips on how [...]

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Do you pack too much for your vacations?

My Vacation Lady is the Queen of over packing. We can never figure how our clients can pack for a vacation using just a carry on.  Liz and Andre traveled to Japan and Vietnam for 2 weeks using only carry on luggage. The only 1 time that I every traveled with only a carry on [...]

Packing Tips for your European Vacation

Recently,  one of My Vacation Lady's newer clients called about packing advice.  They were taking a vacation to Italy in later September going from Florence to the Amalfi Coast.  Since it was fall, the weather could really vary- so maybe between 50 and 75 degrees and while they may not need bathing suits in Florence [...]

Carry on luggage cheat sheet

Beth and Andre just booked their honeymoon to Japan and Vietnam and are planning to only take carry on back packs for their luggage.  This amazed me since they're going for more than 2 weeks and My Vacation Lady is the queen of over packing.  I would need more than the 1 allowed piece of [...]

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Don’t leave these in your hotel at the end of your vacation!

I know you've done this too because I certainly have----- leave something in your hotel room after you checked out. Sometimes you won't even notice it until you settled into another hotel on your trip or got home. Do you know what the most forgotten items are??? Electronics Chargers-- that's right-- your phone charger, camera chargers [...]

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Top Travel Mistakes to Avoid

Even the best planned out vacations can have a snag in it but it is My Vacation Lady's goal to try to make sure snags won't happen to our clients. Here are some of the top travel mistakes that some people may make when planning their vacations or honeymoons: Not looking at your passport before [...]

Packing for your Honeymoon to Hawaii

This really isn't going to be a list of everything you need to pack for your honeymoon to Hawaii but more about what you might not have considered packing Some of this will depend on which islands you'll be visiting but some are more generic: Things you might not have thought of: REEF SAFE Sunscreen   [...]

What is you best packing tip?

As I have said for years, My Vacation Lady is the queen of over packing.  We are always looking for great packing tips to help us be more efficient with packing. Yes, we know how to ROLL our clothes instead of stacking. Yes, we stuff socks, belts and more inside shoes. Yes, we limit the [...]

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