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When you travel (by car) with your family, do you tend to overpack?

We went on a trip in December, and most of the stuff we brought we never used!
But, we did bring things that made the trip that much better

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Asked by madmueller at 11:49 AM on Feb. 14, 2013 in Travel

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  • Yes. We just went to Mobile last weekend and most of the stuff I packed for the kids we didn't use. I always pack extra clothes, because having 2 small you never know when they might need a change of clothes.

    Answer by mommy_jules at 11:56 AM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • No. I'm a very light packer. I bring way more than my dh though. But we usually vacation in houses where we have access to a washer/dryer so I can wash clothes to re wear.

    Answer by missanc at 11:59 AM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • Yes, I have 4 kids traveling with me. I always prepare for the worst hope for the best lol.
    We're going to Disney in October, I can't even imagine what a mess that's going to be , we rented a condo for a week so ill be taking some groceries plus food for the drive , snacks, drinks etc.. Yeah. Ill end up renting a small pull behind because ill need he pack n play, strollers, some toys for down time at the condo. Beach stuff.. Omg. I don't want to go now lmao

    Answer by funlovinlady at 11:59 AM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • And let me add, Disney trip will be 3 extras going with. Our niece and nephew and my mother in law. Fml.. Why did I agree to this ?!

    Answer by funlovinlady at 12:00 PM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • YES!

    Answer by staciandababy at 12:10 PM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • Yes! I'm packing for an 8 hour road trip right now. I am attempting to not over pack,but it's going to happen.

    Answer by PandaGwen at 12:20 PM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • always...its kinda a must with toddlers. i bring more stuff for the baby than for anyone else!

    Answer by okmanders at 12:29 PM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • We went to our hometown about 1200 km in October and then back to our city in November.,

    Answer by kity-bity at 12:31 PM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • OMG we travel so heavy! My youngest son actually has to bring his own blankets, or he can't sleep. We travel with a laundry hamper to fill up with the dirty laundry. We pack a big cooler for bottled water and snacks, and usually bring cold pizza and subs for the drive. It is a crazy amount of stuff, but makes for an easier trip. We go to California often, which is a 4-5 hour drive.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 12:49 PM on Feb. 14, 2013

  • I always over-pack.

    Answer by 3libras at 1:20 PM on Feb. 14, 2013

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