Packing Tips

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 [...]

Ladies, can you pack for a week’s trip in just a carry on?

If you have read any of My Vacation Lady's packing tips blogs, you'll know that I am the queen of over packing.  It might be an inborn trait-- I think I got it from my mother and I know I have passed it on to my daughter. Whenever I see an article on how to [...]

Packing list for Iceland vacations

My Vacation Lady has clients in Iceland right now and they were asking for tips on what to pack for their vacation so we thought we would share some with you.  Packing for a Vacation or honeymoon in Iceland is the polar opposite of packing for a tropical vacation. We've collected these tips from clients who [...]

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Packing Hacks that will save you money

My Vacation Lady is all about saving money when we can so when we heard about packing things to save money we were intrigued.  What might Smarter Travel have on their list that we didn't already? According to Smarter Travel,  these 10 items can save you a bundle. a luggage scale-- this is a must [...]

Packing for a week in a carry on suitcase?

For those of you who know My Vacation Lady, my pseudo name is the "queen of over packing".  Yes, I do have a reputation for packing way too much and bringing home 1/2 a suitcase full of clean clothes.  I am always on the look out for new tips on how to pack efficiently and [...]

4 Great Reasons to use a Backpack as your carry on

The airlines are making it harder to travel without paying extra fees.  If you noticed, many are downsizing the allowed size of your carry on.  They used to be 24" x 17" x 10" and we had a great wheeled carry on that we used all the time.  Then the airlines started to reduce the [...]