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How have you transported a suit when youre only taking hand luggage?

(8 Posts)
clottedcream Thu 07-Jul-11 09:29:27

need to take a suit for a wedding but not having a hold case only hand luggage.

Have you done this before?

Scathac Thu 07-Jul-11 14:49:45

This might seem a bit obvious, but why not wear it? You can have it steamed at the other end if you want. Of course, only works if the journey is short-haul (but guessing it must be, or you'd be taking more luggage!)

Sparkles23 Thu 07-Jul-11 15:01:25

Yes my husband did and i had my (rather big) Wedding dress and it wasn't a problem-the nice air steward even hung it up in their plane wardrobe! You won't have any probs!

Sparkles23 Thu 07-Jul-11 15:04:07

just to add we obv did have hold luggage but also a fair bit of hand luggage and still let us take it on top of all the hand luggage we had

ChippyMinton Thu 07-Jul-11 15:10:34

Yes, it's possible. DH has traveled to two weddings with only a backpack.

I fold the suit around all the other clothes, so the jacket is padded out and doesn't get crushed.

Make a nice pile of all the other clothes, and wrap the trousers around the outside of the bundle. Then do up the jacket around the bundle and tuck the arms in as neatly as possible.

kreecherlivesupstairs Thu 07-Jul-11 15:50:57

Beg, borrow or buy a suit carrier?

orienteerer Thu 07-Jul-11 21:30:43

Put it in a basic suit cover, roll up and place in hand baggage.

gringotts Thu 07-Jul-11 21:31:50

Fold it up and iron it when you get there?

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