Top tips for making the most of your hand-luggage allowance
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It's not that we're stingy, it's just... well, we're stingy. £20 extra for a bag in the hold? No ta, we'll fit it all in the hand luggage allowance. With more and more budget airlines tacking extra fees onto your ticket for using a credit card or choosing your seat, it's no wonder we're all looking for ways to cut the costs. Packing hand-luggage only isn't always an option – if you're going skiing, you're probably going to have to fork out. Likewise Milan fashion week, or anywhere you need a lot of electronics. If, however, you're going on a city or beach break, read on for our top tips to pack light. 1. Pack travel wash. One tube will save you kilos of weight, because you can wash anything that you want to repeat-wear and save packing extra items of clothing. 2. Wear your heaviest items of clothing. If you're taking boots, sweaters and coats, wear as many of them is feasible onto the plane. The National Student can't be held responsible for any overheating which may occur, so use this tip within reason. Disembarking looking like a sweaty Michelin man isn't a good start to any holiday. 3. Purchase one of these wearable luggage-coats. Or don't.
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