Travel: Auntie & Uncle Special

Must-haves for a savvy packer to travel light

Madam Linda Chan uses a Vago baggage compression device to remove air trapped within clothes and compress soft items in a vacuum bag.
Madam Linda Chan uses a Vago baggage compression device to remove air trapped within clothes and compress soft items in a vacuum bag. PHOTO: DIOS VINCOY JR FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES

Tricks for travelling light include a baggage compression device to free up space in the luggage

Madam Linda Chan's packing skills are so good that on her most recent six-night trip to Hong Kong and Macau last December, she managed to fit everything she needed in a 22-inch carry-on bag.

The 53-year-old health supplements distributor even brought back most of her shopping in the same bag.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 18, 2018, with the headline 'Must-haves for a savvy packer'. Print Edition | Subscribe