WHILE holidays are fun, packing and getting from A to B are parts of the trip most people would rather do without.
But there are some ways to make the process more enjoyable.
On the online advice forum Quora, experienced travellers have been sharing their top packing tips for travelling abroad.
DON’T PUT YOUR ADDRESS ON YOUR LUGGAGE TAG
Richard Clive Rowlands, who regularly travels for work at working at events and festivals, said: “Don’t put a residential address on luggage tags as it says ‘This house is empty, please burgle — and take your time’.
“Don’t put a friend’s house either because the burglars don’t know it’s a friend’s house and will still burgle it — ideally put a work address and mobile number on it.”
TAKE A PHOTO OF YOUR BAG
Hachi Ko, who has visited more than 200 countries, said: “Take a photo of your luggage, then put it onto a word processor document with your contact details and the dimensions of your luggage.
“If you ever lose your luggage, you can hand this to lost luggage when you arrive and, even if they don’t speak your language they have everything they need to find your luggage.
LEAVE A BUSINESS CARD
Former Royal Air Force Pilot Jonathan Breeze said passengers should always put at least one business card inside their suitcase — that way, the airline can track them down and give the bag back.
“Name, number, email and you are back in business,” he said.
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