Packing as Light as Air with Fred Perotta

Posted By Trav


Who better to give packing advice than the man who has designed his own travel backpack?

Today we bring back Fred Perotta, creator of Tortuga Backpacks, to completely geek out on packing tips and tricks.

From the items that take up the most room in your bag to how long you need to pack for we cover tips that will leave you wondering where all that space in your bag came from!

We also discuss the new Tortuga Air, the new offering from Tortuga Backpacks. If you’ve been waiting to get either of these bags they’re going to be back in stock very soon! So don’t forget to head over and use your handy promo code for 10% off your order!

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In This Episode:

  • Top loading vs. front-loading bags.
  • Why you should pack in just a carry-on.
  • Confessions of the packing gurus.
  • The items that take up the most space in your suitcase.
  • Where to find out where the space goes.
  • The new Tortuga Air.
  • How long you should pack for, regardless of the length of your trip.
  • What kind of camera do you actually use?

and much more!

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  1. Timely Post – I just reached out to Tortuga and hoping to get one as soon as they restock!

    1. Trav says:

      @epiceditvideos- Should be getting them soon. Don’t forget to use the discount code. If you go through our link, we’ll also get a small commission, so thanks for the support.

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