Christmas Vacation: Save money by packing right and packing light

Think Ahead And Avoid Paying More Down The Road   Halloween is almost here and not long after that Christmas vacation will arrive. For some, Christmas vacation includes travelling far distances to celebrate with family and friends requiring you to not only pack up your belongings but presents you may be giving away as well. Many students take advantage of the Christmas break to head home for the holidays only to return to school with a lot more to pack than what they headed home with. If your travels include an airplane flight and your bags were already filled to the brim upon departure this could end up taking more money from your vacation budget and giving you more grief than you may be prepared for. Many airlines including Westjet which is the airline I have the most experience flying with have lowered the number of checked bags that are included in your fare. Westjet allows one checked bag per passenger (unless you fly with their Plus fare where a second bag is free) with a weight of 50 lbs or 23Kg per bag which is about standard for most airlines domestic or international flights. With some planning and foresight […]

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