Responds to Study Detailing Packing Habits of Couples Embarking on Holiday

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Study investigates what couples pack and whose case is most often the heaviest.

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Airlines are becoming stricter on baggage allowance within the cabin and the general weight of a suitcase allowed in the hold.

A recent study has found that holiday makers often struggle with weight restrictions applied by most airlines. The research carried out by found that women not only use the full 15-20kg of weight but then continue to use a further third of their partner’s baggage too. Over 2000 women aged over eighteen years of age and in relationships took part in the poll after stating that they had been on holiday with their partner within the last year.    

Each participant was asked, ‘Did you fill your suitcase up to the maximum weight allowance?’ a whopping 78% responded with yes, and then continued to state that excess items were placed in the partner’s suitcase using around one third of additional space., one of the UK’s leaders in luggage supply is fully aware of the problems holidaymakers face when travelling within restrictive luggage allowance rules. Sticking to well established and trusted brands such as Antler and Samsonite, the company aims to keep luggage weight to a minimum and provide simply yet effective luggage solutions. A spokesperson from the company explained, ‘Airlines are becoming stricter on baggage allowance within the cabin and the general weight of a suitcase allowed in the hold. Many budget airlines allow just one piece of hand luggage and a maximum weight of just 15kg, a low amount if you are going on holiday for two weeks. As a result is always striving to bring the best possible solutions to our customers be it in the form of super light suitcases or travel gadgets that help reduce the overall weight of a case. We are always committed to providing travel tips throughout the year that can help holiday makers get the best from their trip away.’ continues to follow market research closely and respond and implement any possible solutions. is a lead supplier in brand names such as Samsonite and Antler as well as cost effective luggage solutions. Established to cater for a nationwide market the company takes pride in making airport luggage and everyday necessities such as laptop cases, handbags and holdalls accessible to all at competitive prices. The online store offers safe and secure payment via facilities like Sage and PayPal.

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