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TikTok user Kat Kamalani has a following of more than 800,000 people. On her platform she shares insider travel secrets she learnt from being a flight attendant, including how to take everything you want on a plane – even when your bag is overweight – and how to stop jewellery getting tangled on board.

Often airlines will charge passengers an excess weight fee if there hold luggage is too heavy.

At easyJet, this is £12 for three kilos.

But for British Airways, an overweight baggage charge is £65.

Kat told flyers how they can avoid incurring these extra costs – and be comfy too.

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She said: “This tiny hack will save you if you ever have baggage that is overweight while travelling.”

It’s simple and won’t cost flyers a penny.

“This hack works the best when travelling home from vacation.”

This is when holidaymakers may have less room in their suitcases due to souvenirs and other various accoutrements picked up on holiday.


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“First things first, you’re going to want to make sure your heaviest items are at the very bottom.

“This is going to help your luggage not tip over when you are travelling.

“Next, you’re going to want to use packing cubes to help identify whose who and keep you organised.”

This video amassed more than 100,000 likes and has been saved almost 10,000 times by savvy travellers.


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