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10 Packing Tips for Men

It’s probably a cliché to say that most men pack at the last minute, but let’s be honest: Most guys do. Most of the guys I know, my father and myself included, tend to wait until zero hour and either end up:

A) Running around in a panic while their partner/spouse/family members watch in irritated dismay

B) Forgetting something essential, like socks or a passport

C) All of the above

Over the years, I’ve learned that putting some modicum of thought and preparation into packing saves a whole lot of hassle and frustration, both for you and for anyone you may be traveling with. Some of these tips may seem like common sense, and if so, good for you: You’re an evolved male and a seasoned traveler. If not, take note and thank us later.

10 Packing Tips for Men

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Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2015. It has been updated to reflect the most current information.

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