Packing tips/advice!

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Registered: 05-09-2006
Packing tips/advice!
Wed, 10-13-2010 - 11:44am

So as our 1st LARGE vaca when kids are all out of diapers we are bit like "what to pack?!"

we have to buy a large suitcase or 2 because we only have one and well lets face it DH packs like a girl!

anyone know where i can find cheap/durable duffles on wheels?

we will be going DEC 2- DEC 9. had to start 2 days early in order to get the free dining plan. SAVED a BUNDLE!

although it will be the kids 1st trip it will be DH billionth trip and my 2nd(i like to think its my 1st since i was 6 months PG with my 1st child when i went before).

clothing tips?

supply tips? s

troller tips?(he is 4 but kids get tired)

must have gadgets or misc items?

anything NOT to pack?

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Registered: 08-07-2002
Wed, 10-13-2010 - 1:22pm

Hmmm...I'll take a few of those questions...

The best place I've found for wheeled duffle bags is Costco.

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Registered: 06-26-2002
Wed, 10-13-2010 - 3:37pm

We bought 4 rolling duffles at Walmart, the large ones for $40 and the smaller ones were also but came with a backpack and a messegner bag and were fun kids prints.

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Registered: 05-15-2009
Thu, 10-14-2010 - 11:25am

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Registered: 08-12-2006
Fri, 10-15-2010 - 9:03am

Ok, the ultimate packing list stressed me out!

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Registered: 11-11-2004
Fri, 10-15-2010 - 3:56pm

For our trip, I really tried not to overpack.

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Registered: 04-25-1999
Sat, 10-16-2010 - 9:33am

When the kids are small you can pack a whole