Smart Packing for Today's Traveler

Smart Packing for Today's Traveler


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Smart Packing for Today's Traveler by Susan Foster

Imagine traveling with all the right things without carrying five suitcases! Sound impossible? In Smart Packing for Today's Traveler, globetrotter Susan Foster shares how-to secrets discovered during hundreds of business and pleasure trips. Learn to pack for every trip-for business or vacation, for men, women and children, for any place in the world, Discover how to dress for all seasons at any destination. Know which fabrics and styles are comfortable and packable, Find out which type of luggage works for each trip, and the best packing methods for any bag.

The revised and expanded edition of Smart Packing for Today's Traveler answers all your planning and packing questions: How to travel light; Tips for increased airport security; When to check your bag and when to carry on; How to pack less to meet airline bag weight and size rules; Which clothing is best for a cruise; What and how to pack for adventure trips or sports vacations; Information on packing toiletries, cosmetics, electrical appliances, and the best in travel gadgets; Plus critical information on travel health and safety.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780970219664
Publisher: Smart Travel Press
Publication date: 01/02/2004
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.28(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Susan (Pletsch) Foster is the perfect person to give packing and travel advice: she has packed and unpacked over 5,500 times! A popular speaker and spokesperson, she is frequently quoted by the travel media. The author of SMART PACKING FOR TODAY'S TRAVELER, Foster shares her expertise in an informative, easy to follow and entertaining style.

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FeatheredQuillBookReviews More than 1 year ago
If you find yourself stressed when it comes down to packing, then Susan Foster's Smart Packing for Today's Traveler is for you. However, if you are already confident in your own packing skill set, then this book probably won't add significantly to your packing repertoire except provide a few new ways to tie a scarf. Smart Packing will probably be most useful for the conservatively dressed travelers who are interested in packing lighter no matter what the cost. Especially if you have not traveled by plane within the past few years, or purchased new clothing in general, then this book will catch you up to speed on current fabric and gizmo technologies. If you need assistance in how to be prepared at all times, then Smart Packing will most definitely help. This book is very well organized, with extensive illustrations and charts, to boot. The corresponding visual explanations are well done and make concepts very easy to understand. Although the general concepts of packing could potentially be adapted for most readers, specific clothing styles described therein might be too conservative or outdated for many. It should be noted that throughout the book a good deal of common sense is used: bring comfortable shoes for sightseeing, do not travel with expensive jewelry, do not pack fire works, bring various clothing pieces that can all be coordinated. Unless you truly have limited organizational skills and travel experience, you probably already follow most of these steps Ms. Foster outlines. Quill Says: With admirable diagrams and in-depth explanations, Smart Packing can be a useful tool for the inexperienced traveler.