Six essentials you don’t want to put in your checked luggage
Like it or not, airlines are known to temporarily misplace or lose checked luggage. You can replace items like clothing, shoes, book lights and sunscreen. But some precious items are simply irreplaceable—or very expensive to buy again. Here’s a checklist of six items you always want to keep in your carry-on luggage on the plane:
In the past getting the best deal on your vacation meant waiting until the very last minute and seeing what was still available, but times have changed in the travel industry. Now you usually will receive the best discounts the earlier you book, even some companies guarantee if your “Book Early” rate decreases you will receive the difference back. Booking early means best choice in accommodations, avoiding sold out space, cheaper airline fares, bigger discounts, upgrades and more time for you to plan your vacation means less headache in the end.
Sometimes when traveling you’re faced with circumstances where you think to yourself, “I wish I had something with me that can _______”. Now, people have come up with really innovative and helpful gadgets to make traveling easier, more fun, and more accommodating.
Here are a few examples of great travel gadgets. These have been featured on ABC News Money Matters.