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5 Winter Items You Actually Can Pack in Your Carry-On

by Anna Brones. Posted Feb 19th 2014 04:16 PM
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Have a snowy getaway planned in the upcoming weeks? Winter is in full swing, and if you have a trip planned for snowy slopes, you've probably started thinking about what you're going to pack. And more importantly, what you're going to pack it in.

One of the keys to having a good winter vacation is having the right gear. And while no airline is going to let you onboard with your skis as a carry-on, there are a few winter items that you can take aboard -- yes, even that snow globe souvenir you've been dying to take home.
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Everything You Need to Pack for a Ski Vacation (Plus $400 Gloves)

by Rob Story. Posted Dec 6th 2013 03:00 PM
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Before you travel to the mountains this winter, think seriously about what to pack. Don't discard the flip-flops because it's cold: What else are you going to wear to the ski-lodge hot tub, loafers? The following is a list of the essentials you'll need for a fun, safe ski vacation.
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Beach House Diaries: 10 Summer Beach House Packing Tips

by Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb. Posted May 30th 2013 03:00 PM
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If you own your beach house -- or return to the same one every year -- you already know what to take. Packing for a new place is trickier, so contacting the owner or manager in advance to ask specific questions about how well equipped the property is should be your first step. Here are some other been-there-done-that tips from Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb, our beach house expert.
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How to Pack Your Carry-on for Holiday Travel (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Dec 13th 2012 11:07 AM
How to Pack Your Carry-On for Holiday Travel

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What to Carry On: Ten Things to Take With You on the Plane

by Meg Massie. Posted Apr 25th 2011 12:00 PM
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Airlines have always had carry on luggage size restrictions, but it seems like they're actually enforcing those rules for the first time ever as of late. If your bags are over the limit, you'll probably be asked to check them, so it's important to stay within the size guidelines when you plan what to carry on. Here are ten essential items that should go with you on the plane -- and that all fit nicely in a small carry on bag.
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