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Hand Luggage Only!

Thursday, 13 May 2010

With ever-tightening luggage restrictions on airlines, more and more of us opt for hand luggage only when we take a mini-break out of the country. Getting it right however is a bit of an art form in itself. How can you be sure that you have everything you need but that it fits in the regulation size case and is under the regulation weight limit? Tune in to find out!

Tanya Grimson:- Practical Packer!

Tanya Grimson is a Fashion stylist based in Dublin. Since graduating from London college of Fashion and working in leading publications such as Marie Claire in London she returned to Ireland to pursue her career as a fashion stylist.
Tanya has been actively working as a stylist in Ireland for 10 years and has worked for various publications such as The Gloss, Irish Tatler, Sunday Independent's Life Magazine, U Magazine, Confetti, VIP magazine, The Irish Times, Social and Personal and the RTE Guide, she has also worked as the Deputy Editor of Prudence magazine and was the Fashion Editor of Ivenus, Harmonia's online magazine and is currently the Fashion Editor of Irish Brides magazine.

Outfit 1: Travel Day

Blazer, €99.95, Zara
Stripe vest, €19.95, Zara
High waist trousers €99.95, Zara
Carvela shoes, €115, BT2

Outfit 2: Dinner out

Jesire tunic dress, €155, Brown Thomas
Sunglasses, €25.50, Accessorize
Sandals, €47, River Island

Outfit 3: Sightseeing 1

White blouse, €49.95, Zara
Necklace, €27, Accessorize
Navy shorts, €33.50, TBC
Wedges, €115, Brown Thomas

Outfit 4: Sightseeing 2

Maxi dress, €100, Oasis
Necklaces, €10.50, River Island
Cuffs, €20 each, Oasis
Sandals, €47, River Island

Balanzza luggage scales, €26,

Luggage -

Be Lite Samsonite cabin suitcase, available from Adamson Luggage Sth. King St. Dublin 2, ph: 6774622,

Additional Info:

RYANAIR: - 10kg and not exceed the maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm.

Aer Lingus:- 10kg on international flights, 7kg on regional flights and not to exceed maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm or 22in x 16in x 8in.

Aer Arann:- Passengers can carry one piece of hand baggage weighing up to 7kg with maximum dimensions of 20cm x 28cm x 43cm (8x11x17ins). Hand luggage must contain NO prohibited items.