Quit Retired


Quit is about change, the challenges of improving your career, making tough decisions, and starting something awesome.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

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82: Travel Pt. 1

December 31, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 38 minutes • Wiki Entry

Dan and Haddie talk about how to optimize travel in order to reduce stress.

Some tips from the show:

  • Be loyal to a single airline. Loyalty pays off. Not so true for infrequent travelers.
  • When booking, consider how luggage will fit, what kind of seat SeatGuru.com
  • The earlier you book the better. Travel card: American Express Business Card, Barclay Card Arrival+.
  • Never check a bag.
  • Nothing under 1+ layover. Domino effect
  • Get TSAPre
  • Go to your gate first then wander around
  • Get the App for your airline
  • Get to the airport 90 min before the flight departs.
  • Packing cubes
  • TravelPro Bags
  • Bring your own ziplock bags (small, med, large)
  • Nring wipes
  • Ask for free things, take advantage of things like birthdays and maybe recently married!
  • Wear your extra items like hats and coats that might make your luggage not fit in the overhead
  • Keep your toilitries bag packed, always
  • Always take the toiletries home from the hotel
  • Invest in shoe bags
  • Dryer sheets in your suitcase
  • Bring or wear socks
  • Scan your drivers license, passport etc in case of emergency
  • Go to the restroom if you have the time even if you don’t have to
  • If you do check you bag, never check ANYTHING valuable
  • Dirty shoes in the hotel shower cap
  • Never put your suitcase on the bed

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