Monday, December 24, 2012

Holiday packing tips from Tumi

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Sure, George Clooney taught us a thing or two, but for holiday packing tips, we turned to the very best.

We're talking about the guy Up in the Air right now, racking up an insane amount of miles delivering gifts around the world.

Thanks to the latest episode of Case Studies, Tumi's packing video series, we get a behind-the-scenes look at how Santa prepares for his long journey, along with key tips that will work for any trip, no matter the length.

Sleigh and reindeer not included.

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Tip #1: Make packing lists and check them twice.

Stay organized by making a list of everything you need and check off each item as you pack. Use the same list on your return flight to ensure nothing gets left behind.

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Tip #2: Stuff stockings prior to packing.

If you have small valuables or delicate trinkets, place them inside a pair of socks. Not only will the socks add another layer of protection, they'll also take up less space inside your suitcase.

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Tip #3: Pack gifts (or bags) inside one another.

Even Santa picks up gifts during his journey. If you plan to shop during your trip, nestle one suitcase inside a slightly larger one and you'll have an extra bag to carry your goodies home.

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For more holiday packing tips, "like" Tumi on Facebook and view the entire Case Studies series on YouTube. Shop all of Santa's travel accessories and more on

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Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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