Packing Tips For Space A Travel

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Packing Tips For Space A Travel

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Image: – By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. – Macho Spouse


Here is some good information on flying Space A. I have yet to take advantage of Space A, has anyone flown this way?

Preparing for a Space-A trip is in many ways, very similar to preparing for any trip, but there are some unique situations. Since packing is an important part of any trip, let's go over some packing tips.

John's Tips

First off I'd like to say that the most important things to pack are your patience, your common sense, and your honesty. These things make any trip more pleasant for everyone and Space A travel can definitely be trying at times.


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