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Article: From Carry-on Luggage to Weekender, Tips for Packing Your Tote Bag

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From Carry-on Luggage to Weekender, Tips for Packing Your Tote Bag

Effortlessly go from office to get-away with a versatile, spacious tote. Professional and stylish, our leather tote bags can do double duty for the busy traveler as daily commuter or carry on suitcase. In other words, it can be stowed in the overhead bin while fitting your laptop, water bottle, essential cosmetics, change of clothes and basic toiletries. Want to get away for the weekend or go on a short business trip? If you are planning a quick jaunt, consider packing lightly with just a carry-on bag and possibly a backpack.

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Our Rina Tote has a detachable strap that can serve as the perfect carry on. Available in denim, cognac or bone, this soft leather crossbody bag includes zippered pockets which are handy for identification documents, cellphones, keys or other items that need to be quickly accessed but safely stored. The outside back zippered pocket is suitable for credit or business cards or a small wallet.

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 The inner compartment can fit items such as a water bottle, snacks, book, pen, headphones, USB ports, chargers, travel sized toiletries, sunglasses, basic change of clothes, and an iPad or medium laptop snugly. An expert packing tip is to start with bigger items first and then fit the smaller items around in a way that avoids breakage or spillage that could be damaging.

For trips extending longer than a few days, you may need to pack additional pieces of luggage. Check-in baggage saves you from having to lug your items around the airport and affords you the luxury of packing liquids in excess of three ounces. However, many airlines tack on baggage fees. Additionally, you have to head to baggage claim to retrieve your items but run the risk that your luggage gets misdirected. If this should happen, you'll be happy that your planning included packing essentials for a day or two in your carry-on. If you are traveling by train or car, lost luggage or fees is not a concern. However, the packing space of your trunk, the weight of your items, and whether your luggage has wheels, mesh pockets, water resistant compartments or telescopic handles have to be factored accordingly.

Today's work and play lifestyle sometime requires you to be on the go. Having a tote that securely serves as a catchall for essentials and random extras is a must. Our hand-made, soft leather bags have distinctive colors, are well made and will pass the most demanding functionality tests. To really love a bag, the style has to be a good fit for you. If so, you'll receive so many compliments, you might want to get multiple colors or gift one to someone close who will likely enjoy it as well. Of course, if you are not satisfied with your purchase, a full money back guarantee is offered for undamaged item returned within 30 days.

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