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What's the ONE thing you must take with you on every trip?

Old Aug 7, 16, 6:33 pm
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What's the ONE thing you must take with you on every trip?

(Can't believe this hasn't been a topic here before, but I didn't turn up anything with a search)

I know a lot of you folks are one-bag travelers, so you know that every ounce counts. I'm sure you all have something you can't leave home without - whether it's your favorite bag, headphones, jacket or even a power strip. It's the one thing that you MUST take with you whenever you travel, and you're never able to find a local equivalent that's just as good.

What is it & why?
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Old Aug 7, 16, 8:42 pm
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Passport

Also my eye-shades and noise cancelling ear plugs.
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Old Aug 7, 16, 9:14 pm
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Old Aug 7, 16, 10:26 pm
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One or more of the cameras, iPad Mini, iPhone and Bose QC25s. That box I consider a single item.

And passport.
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Old Aug 8, 16, 1:37 am
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Since I think "passport" was not in question ...

Earplugs/QC20.
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Old Aug 8, 16, 8:41 am
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I think it's a tough call between my noise cancelling headphones and my kindle. I almost always use them together so I view them as one. I would probably say headphones though. The only way to keep people from starting conversations if you don't feel like talking.
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Old Aug 8, 16, 10:34 am
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It varies a bit of course, depending on Intl vacation travel versus domestic business travel.

I habitually check 2 things when I get in the car to go to the airport. ID (either DL or passport) and wallet. With ID and money, I can survive just about anything.

For convenience, the one item I would rank pretty high is my First Aid / Medicine kit. Everything from band-aids to pain reliever to heartburn relief to Imodium to OTC sleep aids. Items I wouldn't want to go hunting for when out of town...and no way to purchase on board.
When you need one of those things...you need it pretty quick.
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Old Aug 8, 16, 11:17 am
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Originally Posted by PAX_fips View Post
Since I think "passport" was not in question ...

Earplugs/QC20.
Maybe a question on domestic flights?

(QC20/35's)/iPhone/iPad/Macbook Air
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Old Aug 8, 16, 11:49 am
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make up, medication and IPad
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Old Aug 8, 16, 11:53 am
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Clean underwear.
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Old Aug 8, 16, 1:43 pm
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Old Aug 8, 16, 4:15 pm
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In addition to the typical ID & credit cards I always include a Clif bar or two.
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Old Aug 8, 16, 5:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Gringa View Post
Clean underwear.
I second that since I used the CPH QR Aspire contract lounge.
I had some potato and pasta salad.
I did not make it to the restroom.
Very embarrassing, I always have spare underwear though.
Felt sick all the way to DOH and could not enjoy the Al Mourjan lounge
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Old Aug 8, 16, 6:03 pm
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There's nothing out of the ordinary I take with me. I'm boring.
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Old Aug 8, 16, 7:41 pm
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Originally Posted by tartempion View Post
I second that since I used the CPH QR Aspire contract lounge.
I had some potato and pasta salad.
I did not make it to the restroom.
Very embarrassing, I always have spare underwear though.
Felt sick all the way to DOH and could not enjoy the Al Mourjan lounge
Holy Crappers (pun intended)!
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