Travel Tip of the Day: What to Do and Not to Do with Your Hotel Iron

IronWhat to Do and Not to Do with Your Hotel Iron
Happy Christmas week! For last Friday’s reader tip, we featured a reader-submitted link to a fun, “investigative” post about whether you can use a hotel room iron to cook food. Turns out you can, quite easily. It was meant to be light-hearted, but to be clear: You should not use your hotel room iron to cook food! It’s hard to imagine the circumstances in which it would be necessary, but it is possible, so the more important thing to be gleaned from this information is what we’ll call iron awareness. Don’t use an iron that isn’t yours to cook (it’s gross and disrespectful to others), and make sure a hotel iron is clean before you use it.

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