packing for Hawaii

May 15th, 2005, 12:38 PM
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If you blow dry your hair bring your own blow dryer! I hate those wimpy blow dryers most hotels provide. I find it takes me longer to dry my hair in Hawaii due to the humidity and those little dryers attached to the wall did nothing! Bring a lightweight nylon duffle bag for all of the goodies you will buy. Sundresses are plenty dressy for Nick's etc. I only saw one woman at Nick's who was really dressed up and she almost looked out of place!
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May 15th, 2005, 05:32 PM
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Just curious, Mary, do you then check the duffle bag or carry in on the plane back home? Belle
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May 16th, 2005, 09:55 AM
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I usually put the dirty clothing in the duffle bag and check it. This frees up space in my suitcase for my vacation purchases. I don't put anything breakable in the duffle and I have never had a problem.
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May 16th, 2005, 12:30 PM
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On the way home my carry-on is a department store style fancy paper or plastic bag with handles filled with the souveniers. ABC Stores sell sturdy ones with Hawaiian motifs for a couple dollars.

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May 16th, 2005, 03:52 PM
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Thanks Mary and Suze! I will plan to use those ideas when we go this July!! Belle.
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May 16th, 2005, 04:43 PM
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Carry-on packing tip for long flights. Whenever I take a really looong flight that spans overnight (like the return trip from Hawaii), I scrunch my feather bed pillow from home into my carry on bag. Whether I'm booked in FC or Coach, once I'm on the plane, I pop out that pillow, fluff it up, and because it made of feathers, it molds perfectly up against the plane (I always get window seat) and I can sleep in comfort. I've been doing this for years and everytime I "unfold" my pillow, I can hear passengers around me say, "Man, why didn't I think of that".
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