Canadian Discount Network Offers Tips on Packing Uncommon Items for Summer Getaways

Canadian Discount Network recognizes that many people need to pack unusual items for their summer adventures, and recommends the best ways to travel with such items.
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TORONTO - Aug. 19, 2014 - PRLog -- When travelers are setting off on their summer vacations, Canadian Discount Network knows that they have to bring along many things to keep their vacations running smoothly. Sometimes, these travelers may even need to bring items along that are outside the normal realm of clothing and toiletries. For all those travelers who need to get their special items on the plane, here are some general guidelines.

1.       Outdoors Equipment: Many people think of camping when they think of summer. Other people travel across the country to reach destinations where they can find great spots for hiking and exploring. However, some of the common equipment needed for these outings does not follow normal packing rules. Camp stoves, for example, can be put in either carry-on or checked luggage, but only after they have been properly emptied and cleaned. Outdoor tools should be packed only in checked luggage. Bug spray will probably not be allowed on the plane in either checked or carry-on luggage, but can be bought later at the destination.

2.       Fishing Gear: Canadian Discount Network knows that many people enjoy going to a lake with their kids or grandkids to enjoy fishing together during the warm, summer months. Fishing poles are actually permitted as both carry-on and check luggage. However, the poles must fit within the size restrictions set by the airline, so travelers should look into these constraints ahead of time. Hooks should be kept only in checked baggage, though reels and some tackle can be kept in a carry-on.

3.       Sports Equipment: Travelers who are hoping to practice their favorite sports activities while they are enjoying their summer destinations should know that there are also restrictions on some sports gear. Items like baseball bats, golf clubs, tennis rackets, and hockey sticks should be kept in checked luggage, while smaller items, such as various small sports balls, can be kept in carry-on luggage.

While travelers are getting ready to enjoy their outstanding vacation experiences, Canadian Discount Network knows that they are going to want to participate in activities that bring them joy. If such activities require special equipment, travelers should do their research and know what they can bring along and know how to get it safely to their destination. For more information on great travel practices or amazing vacation experiences this summer, visit

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