Money-saving travel hacks from your own home
Your flight is leaving in less than an hour. Your bag is less than packed. And you're less than thrilled about the day's developments. But, you can still look like you planned ahead, thanks to a few household items in your kitchen. And the good news is you don't have to spend a dime.
Your best, last-minute packing friends have been cleverly disguised as everyday kitchen products.
Behold the power of cleaning wipes!
Discover the magical wardrobe saving power of cleaning wipes- the canister of wipes under your sink have hidden powers. Scuffed shoes shed years with this shoe polish in a sponge technique. Just throw a few wipes in a plastic bag so they retain their moisture and you've got the ability to spot polish your shoes whenever you need a quick shine.
Don't ever buy travel shampoo
Your brand of shampoo is like your own pillow- your head just won't feel right without it. And now you don't have to leave your shampoo behind or drop a $1 or $2 on a travel bottle. While you have the ziploc bags out, you can fill one with shampoo. When you get to your hotel, you can either snip off a corner and squeeze it like a tube of icing or just scoop a bit out. If you have plastic wrap or press n' seal, you can also make your own shampoo and soap containers. Just lay the plastic wrap flat, squeeze in a dollop of shampoo and then lift and twist the ends of the wrapping to form a tight seal. Throw a second layer of wrap around the shampoo, just to make sure it doesn't leak.
Best of all, you've got all your liquids in a TSA-approved ziploc bag.