26 Dec '12, 5pm
Traveling for the Holidays? Use THESE tips to pack efficiently:
Golf and "traveling light" seem to be mutually exclusive. Which means golf trips are going to get more expensive as airlines offset surging fuel prices with new luggage fees. In August, Spirit Airlines, one of the first to charge for checking even one bag, will begin charging for carry-on bags that don't fit under the seat in front of you. Although the nation's largest carriers have vowed not to follow, you know they're thinking about it. So what's a Frugal Golfer to do? I called several experts and asked them how I could pack more efficiently to help keep costs down. Find the right travel bag Most of us need a golf travel bag that holds more than our golf bag and a set of clubs, says Jeff Herold, founder and president of Club Glove, a maker of travel bags. He's right: Packing other golf-trip essentials in your travel case is an easy way to avoid checking two bags. I also ...