Travel Tip of the Day: Bag Your Shoes

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Whenever you pack extra shoes in your luggage, be sure to wrap them in a plastic or paper bag. The bottoms of shoes are loaded with germs and you really don’t want them touching your clean (or dirty) clothes.



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6 Comments on "Travel Tip of the Day: Bag Your Shoes"

  1. Johnny-I use those hotel clear plastic shower caps as shoe covers and the plastic laundry bags provided in the hotel room

  2. Cynthia Cunniff | January 15, 2014 at 7:33 pm | Reply

    Giant Zip Lock bags – good for the dirty laundry as well.

  3. Oh yeah, definitely bag them! This is a perfect recycle use for those plastic grocery bags!

  4. Absolutely! I always wrap shoes in bags before packing them. I keep a shopping bag filled with plastic bags in the hall closet just for that purpose. I travel a lot. :-).

  5. Been doing it since forever. The plastic bags for supermarket produce are the perfect size, not too bulky, and see-through.

  6. I save the booties you get whenever you go to the hospital and slip my shoes in one of those when packing. Easy to wash and use again! Also put a pair in carry on bag to wear during your trip.

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