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Christmas gift ideas for a friend (30s, F) newly entering the consulting world? What are your travel lifesavers?

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Silk pillowcase, pashmina, packing cubes, good leakproof reusable bottles

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Anker battery pack on Amazon!

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Pay for their TSA precheck

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In hindsight this could maybe be reimbursed by their company. Good travel headphones?

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I have this Tumi thing for my toiletries that’s so easy to pack and then hang in your bathroom - https://www.tumi.com/p/madina-cosmetic-01099960503/ huge help

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Perfect!

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Quality pashmina/oversized cardigans for the plane and cold offices are my favorite (affordable) gifts I got when I started working.

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Wine club 3 month subscription!!

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Portable humidifier, travel candles

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Soft, quality sleeping mask (eye cover)

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Any recommendations on one?

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I really like these makeup bags/cases for keeping me organized https://truffleco.com

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Briggs & Riley cabin bag, it's so well designed, perfect for short trips

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https://www.amazon.com/Desktop-Outlet-Braided-Extension-Office/dp/B07HCVFH82

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So ATK fam.. I know y'all got the red tint screen protectors, close your fucking blinds on a 7am flight because I am getting sun burnt from the reflection of your screen 🙏🏼

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If I book a Marriott hotel through Amex FHR, would I be eligible for the Platinum/ambassador elite benefits?

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How do you all stay entertained in the hotel room after work while traveling?

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Best SPG/Marriott hotel in Mexico City for the weekend on points? I’m platinum with ambassador status fwiw

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Flight delayed 2.5 hours because of maintenance issues. How many points?

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Years of traveling and today is my first time flying on a Tuesday morning. I had no idea travel could be so peaceful.

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Landed in client city at 2 am (coming from west coast) since I take the 4pm to maximize ground time where I'm available to the team. 7 am all alarms in hotel go off to evacuate the bustling. Points?

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When you get your hotel folio email and the "info on your upcoming trip" email within the same hour 🙄

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People on bench! - what are you upto today?

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Anybody else having trouble getting paid from Wunderman Thompson Health NY?

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