In today's changing travel world, with weight restrictions and baggage handling fees, lugging heavy suitcases on your airplane trip just doesn’t make sense. Minimize your luggage and travel complications by taking our quiz to learn 10 great tips for packing light.
How much does U.S. Airways charge for each bag checked on a domestic flight?
up to $100
up to $125
up to $150
What's the maximum size that most airlines allow for carry-ons?
50 inches (127 centimeters)
60 inches (152.4 centimeters)
70 inches (178 centimeters)
What is the first thing you should do before packing for a trip?
Buy new clothes.
Make a list.
Buy a new suitcase.
When traveling, take several pairs of _____ in your luggage.
both of the above
What's a great way to cut down on the amount of clothing you take with you on a trip?
Plan on washing what you need when you get to your destination.
Plan on buying what you need when you get to your destination.
Plan on borrowing what you need when you get to your destination.
Which of the following fabrics are great for traveling because they are quick-drying?
It's _____ okay to wear the same thing twice on a business trip.
When traveling in winter, wear multiple layers of lightweight attire to:
conserve body heat
cover up stains and wrinkles
What can you wear instead of a bulky overcoat to keep you warm when traveling to cold climates?
two pairs of socks
two pairs of pants
_____ can do double duty as a nightgown and a beach cover-up.
a T- shirt
Which type of dress can do double-duty as both day and evening attire?
a cocktail dress
a wrap dress
a mini dress
Which of the following fabrics smells better after multiple wearings?
Which clothing company sells a line of wrinkle-resistant polyester-and-cotton-blend dress shirts that smooth out as you wear them?
Which color clothing is best to pack for easy care on a trip?
How much does a pair of dress shoes add to your total luggage weight?
0.5 pounds (0.23 kilograms)
1.5 pounds (0.6 kilograms)
2.5 pounds (1.126 kilograms)
Imelda Marcos, wife of Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos, left behind _____ pairs of shoes when she fled the Philippines in 1986.
How many people were treated in the United States in 2007 for injuries related to carrying luggage?
Which method of packing saves the most space in your suitcase?
In which type of store can you buy sample-size containers of shampoo, toothpaste and deodorant?
a dollar store
both of the above
In which of your bags should you pack your heavier items?