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    Posted: Jul/17/2011 at 4:35pm

Pack half the clothes and twice the money

THE FLIP SIDE

By IAN GILLESPIE, THE LONDON FREE PRESS

 
When an average man packs his suitcase for a summer vacation, he usually takes one bathing suit, one T-shirt and two pairs of underwear. (In some cases, that underwear is actually clean.) On the other hand, a woman usually packs three bathing suits, four T-shirts, nine pairs of underwear, three sunglasses, four evening tops, three dresses, two sarongs, three cardigans, two jumpers, four pairs of shoes and enough additional clothes and supplies to outfit a touring circus from one of the Baltic states.
 
 
I've long suspected this to be the case, but my suspicions - and the suspicions of millions of other men who've suffered serious injury while lifting their wife's or girlfriend's suitcase - have been borne out by a new study that found the average woman packs 60 items for a week-long vacation - and that nearly half those items will be never worn or used during the holiday. "Women are notoriously bad for making decisions on what to wear day to day, let along for a seven-day break," said a spokesperson for Gocompare.com, which commissioned the study. "And women like to prepare for every eventuality - which means packing for all weathers, the possibility of day trips, evenings out, sports and activities, you name it.
 
The survey also reported that 72% of women always over-pack for a holiday, 20% of women have faced additional baggage costs at the airport and 65% usually find it hard to close their suitcase after they've packed. In a detailed breakdown of the average vacationer's suitcase, the study found that women usually pack 60 items, while men take along only 26.
 
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