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  1. Thread: Trip insurance?

    by Lami
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    I've only used World Nomads (although I have...

    I've only used World Nomads (although I have shopped around.) My first time using them, I had to make a claim. It was such a painless process, and everything was paid quickly.
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    I have both and still much prefer the original!

    I have both and still much prefer the original!
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    I agree on packing whatever you might want...

    I agree on packing whatever you might want urgently, prior to finding a pharmacy. I also pack what I might not be able to get, but might need, in random countries. It's different for each trip,...
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    I've actually hesitated on buying a Tom Bihn bag...

    I've actually hesitated on buying a Tom Bihn bag because I knew I couldn't remove the logo without being left with tiny little holes there. (There is no way to cleanly remove a label.) I also really...
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    There might not be native mosquitoes, but there...

    There might not be native mosquitoes, but there are plenty of non-native ones there. I've also been many times; I have needed repellent, even just walking to Waikiki from the zoo side of the beach....
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    "mosquito repellent would have to be solid or...

    "mosquito repellent would have to be solid or less than 3 oz. "

    I bring mosquito repellent wipes. They aren't subject to any liquids rules. :)

    RE: socks... I bring socks to Hawaii, as I hike...
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    Will you have a washer/dryer? What kind of place...

    Will you have a washer/dryer? What kind of place are you staying at? Do you want to have everything you will need on hand or do you plan on buying stuff there?

    I would also bring:

    mosquito...
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    We're heading to Japan this year, as well. Thanks...

    We're heading to Japan this year, as well. Thanks for anyone who has or will contribute tips. It's much appreciated. :)
  9. Thread: Travel pillows?

    by Lami
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    I use the Trtl. None of the others give enough...

    I use the Trtl. None of the others give enough support to keep my head upright. I absolutely cannot sleep on a plane without one. With one, I might get a couple hours on a long flight. It might...
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    I'm (pre) packing for a trip right now with...

    I'm (pre) packing for a trip right now with snorkel gear, but my backpack is bigger than the S25. If you're fitting full size fins in, I'm impressed!

    I'm guessing someone at TB can weigh a...
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    I am interested in this post because I also...

    I am interested in this post because I also obsess over getting my bag as lightweight as possible when traveling. Sometimes it's because of airline limits and sometimes just to be easier on my body. ...
  12. This is a dangerous thread. Some of the...

    This is a dangerous thread. Some of the aforementioned items are ones I do not own, and now I'm wondering why. :)

    For me, it's probably the PCSB for travel. I do use it for its intended purpose --...
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    Peru has been our favorite for food. It is a...

    Peru has been our favorite for food. It is a gastronomic paradise.
  14. Poll: I LOVED Peru. :) I navigated Peru last year with...

    I LOVED Peru. :) I navigated Peru last year with a backpack and a PCSB. Hubby had a backpack and a daypack as his extra item, which we shared on hikes. The temperature can be quite hot in the sun...
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    Sticky: I really dislike the new strap attachments, as...

    I really dislike the new strap attachments, as well. It feels unbalanced if I just want the bag on one shoulder now, or if I'm just holding the strap in my hand. I agree that it also makes the bag...
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    Sticky: I placed my order soon after 7 am on Tuesday, and...

    I placed my order soon after 7 am on Tuesday, and received my order yesterday. bchaplin-what time did you order?
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    I have an ape case that fits almost perfectly in...

    I have an ape case that fits almost perfectly in my PCSB. The material on the inside is the same as the outside. The quality is decent all around.

    I use mine when I want to carry my camera...
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    I use my halcyon PSCB often --- from vacation to...

    I use my halcyon PSCB often --- from vacation to around town locally -- I have not had any fraying or issues. I'm not particularly gentle with it.
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    Sticky: That IS good news. I wouldn't call (I'm shy?,)...

    That IS good news. I wouldn't call (I'm shy?,) but I always am looking for a certain color (or a light color. I use the clear organizer pouches for organizing my camera gear at home; the light...
  20. Poll: I travel carry on-only now -- For international...

    I travel carry on-only now -- For international trips, I just have one backpack with the bulk of items (30L-40L size but not filled) that goes in the overhead bin and a daypack (or sometimes my PCSB)...
  21. Thread: 2019 wish list

    by Lami
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    Thanks to the two of you who commented, now I...

    Thanks to the two of you who commented, now I have a new order to make, when available. ;)

    I have the cubelet in various fabrics, but I guess my sturdier feeling ones are in a heavier ballistic...
  22. Thread: 2019 wish list

    by Lami
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    RE: PCSB, I use it as a packing cube on trips and...

    RE: PCSB, I use it as a packing cube on trips and then as a purse at my destination. I'd really love it in a black halcyon fabric. The size is perfect, to me, for my daily essentials and a sweater....
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    I store three passports in a small double...

    I store three passports in a small double organizer pouch back pocket, with about six credit cards up front. There would still be room for slim items, but not much. It will work for your purposes...
  24. Thread: 2018 Wish List

    by Lami
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    I also want something sized ideally to hold cash,...

    I also want something sized ideally to hold cash, unfolded. I travel to countries that are picky about the condition of bills, and currency needs to look pristine. Cash can fit in the small...
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