(Reader) Travel Tip of the Day: Bring Rubber Shelf Liner

Reader tip 1Bring Rubber Shelf Liner
Today marks the first installment of the reader-submitted travel tip, which we’ll be sending out every Friday from here on out. It’s a good one, and it comes from reader Lynn R.:

“Since I often travel with my husband & we enjoy a good gin match, I’ve found that bringing a piece of rubbery shelf liner to lay on the tray table stabilizes playing cards or a phone, or a pen. A piece cut to about  8 x 9 inches can easily be brought along.”

Here’s what Lynn’s referring to (I think!), available on Amazon (UPDATE: Now the correct link!) for less than three dollars (plus shipping). Thanks Lynn!



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1 Comment on "(Reader) Travel Tip of the Day: Bring Rubber Shelf Liner"

  1. I bet it’s this stuff: http://www.amazon.com/Grip-Shelf-Drawer-Liner-Black/dp/B000KFSOFI/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1399674022&sr=8-3&keywords=rubber+drawer+liner
    Anyone with a tool box probably has some scrap lying around.
    Is there a standard airplane tray table size? I never really paid attention.

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