The Head of WOW Air Shares His Tips for Traveling Light

Jan 29, 2017

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You’re probably already familiar with WOW Air because of its recurring flight deals to Iceland. Skúli Mogensen, the founder and owner of WOW, spends quite a bit of time in the air — and has perfected the art of packing after traveling on about 50 flights per year.

His top packing tip is knowing what you’ll wear in advance and to avoid bringing more options than you need — a tip that we at Team TPG definitely agree with. Packing light can save time, space and money, all of which are vital when traveling. In an interview with The New York Times, Mogensen revealed his philosophy on packing, saying:

I’m a master packer … I will always take just a carry-on. To be efficient, you do not want to have lost luggage. I’m running an airline and unfortunately these things happen. I try to travel as light as possible.

Mogensen also details the items that can always be found in his bag including sports gear, an iPhone, paper books, a Garmin watch and a hiking backpack. Mogensen is an outdoorsman so he packs with outdoor excursions in mind. Similarly, you can customize your must-haves to suit your ideal type of trip.

What are your tips for packing light when you travel? Share in the comments, below.

H/T: New York Times

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