Canadian Wanderer

Travel plans, thoughts & lessons

Month: April 2016

These are the 10 best airlines according to fliers

It’s a good time to fly. Ticket prices have dropped. Delays and cancellations are down. And now, after a series of in-flight upgrades, customers say airline travel is the best it’s been in more than 20 years, a new survey found. As airlines post record profits due to low fuel costs, the companies have reinvested in… Continue reading

Are “smart” suitcases catering to stylish, young, and device – happy travellers here to stay?

Odds are you own a suitcase. You may have a range of sizes, but no matter the capacity, the general idea is the same: a box (hard-shelled or soft), closed by a zipper, pulled along on wheels (two, or, if you bought it this decade, likely four, that spin). It’s been a while since there were… Continue reading

5 Tips to Pack Like Airline Crew

suitcaseGiven my mild obsession with packing light and in keeping with my recent theme of packing posts I was interested to read this blog written from a different point of view, that of an airline pilot, so I thought it worth sharing.

Though it looks like I’m the worst procrastinator when it comes to traveling, having lived out of a bag for more than a decade as a pilot I can quickly throw together a 17kg case only 10 minutes before leaving. Here are my top 5 tips from within the industry to packing like airline crew.

Tips packing your suitcase

Packing can be a nightmare for even the most seasoned traveler, especially if you’re packing for different climates and special occasions. So, for all of you on the cusp of throwing your entire wardrobe into that Samsonite, here are my top 5 tips from within the industry to packing like airline crew.

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