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Old May 3rd, 2008, 09:29 AM
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Travelon laundry soap leaves--opinions?

We're traveling carry on only and I was looking at Travelon's laundry soap leaves. Has anyone tried these?

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Old May 3rd, 2008, 10:17 AM
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They work fine - and at only about $3 for 50 leaves they are pretty cheap as specialized travel items go. It does take a few leaves to wash more than a couple of small items though.

But I personally usually just use shampoo or buy a small bottle of liquid detergent once I get there.
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 01:01 PM
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I can't speak for Travelon leaves, but we used Gel de lavage a la main (bought at Champion, their brand) and it worked well for hand-washing things in the sink.
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Old May 4th, 2008, 08:16 AM
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Thanks for your suggestions. Think I just won't worry about it until I get there.
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I buy Woolite in small foil packets in the travel section of our local drug stores. I don't like to use shampoo as some contain a conditioner that doesn't rinse out easily.
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If you're talking about hand washing in the sink, I just use the hotel provided shampoo.
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Connie. Isn't it amazing the items that Travelon has thought of in terms of travel.
I considered the shampoo and conditioner leaves as the places we stay in might not provide shampoo and consitioner.
They even have gel tooth tablets that disolve in water.
Amazing.
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Ignore my spelling mistakes. Typing too fast, I guess.
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Connie: We've usually done carry-on, and much of our overseas travel is "adventure"--hiking/biking--that produces rather sweaty clothing.

Even before the liquid travel restrictions, we've been packing a ziplock baggies of powdered Tide. A little goes a long way, and it does a really good job, even on white biking socks.
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Old May 28th, 2008, 09:46 AM
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I'm glad to know that powdered detergent will work. I had read here that it would not. I'll just pack a little of that.

Thanks everyone.
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