Wearable Carry-on

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This gem has been popping up on my social media feeds this afternoon and is too funny not to share.  It seems that a couple of Sydney-bound passengers decided to go the wearable carry-on route to avoid paying excess baggage fees.

image credit: reddit

image credit: reddit

Read the rest here.

What do you think? The craziest thing I’ve done domestically with repacking has been to rearrange my bags at the check-in counter to redistribute items.

I do remember stuffing a lot of heavier objects into my shoulder tote once to get around a checked bag weight maximum on Air New Zealand however… and I had a sore neck/shoulder as a result for weeks afterward!

What is the craziest thing you have ever done to get around a baggage restriction?

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Jennifer is a management consultant and avid volunteer. Her career and volunteer duty travels have helped her log top-tier airline and hotel status annually for the last nineteen years. In addition, she embraces the opportunity to maximize her vacation time by planning extracurricular trips that have taken her to over 60 countries and 48.5 US states. Once an "every week" road warrior, she now only travels around 100 days a year. She resides in her native Fort Worth, Texas where she enjoys cooking, gardening, sewing, needlepoint, wine, and playing with her Border Collie/Great Pyreness mix puppy Harley Quinn.

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  1. Now that AA has dropped the GLD bag allowance down to 1 free checked bag, I’m tempted to wear my ski boots on board next winter. I imagine that TSA would make me take them off, even with pre-check…

    • Just leave plenty of time if you are connecting. I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’m doing a moonwalk when trying to amble anywhere in ski boots!

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