The Motel Freshener
Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Phil R. of West Lafayette, Indiana, who says:
“This is a tip from back years ago when I was constantly traveling. I noticed that most of the motel rooms I checked into had a musty-to-horrible odor. I would carry a sachet (cinnamon apple, vanilla or some neutral variety) I bought at Old Country Store in a ziplock bag. When I checked into my room, I usually would go to eat dinner first, but before I did, I would open the ziplock, take out the sachet and place it on the heater/air conditioner. By the time I returned from dinner, the odor in my room had been neutralized.”
A nice tip from an experienced traveler. Thanks Phil!
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