FREE CHEAT SHEET: A Genealogist’s Packing List

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee shares the packing list he uses each time he travels to a genealogy conference or goes on a family history research trip.

Do you always forget something on a genealogy research trip? This FREE CHEAT SHEET can help you pack for your next trip!

Don’t you hate it when you plan a trip for genealogy research or to attend a family history conference and you forget one or more important items? For me, I seem to always forget computer cables or a phone charger or extra batteries for my Flip-Pal mobile scanner. And so you run out to the store and pay a premium for items you already have at home.

If you have an upcoming genealogy conference or seminar to attend or plan on making a genealogy research trip this summer, make sure you have everything you need! A Genealogist’s Packing List makes it easy to plan the perfect trip!

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Do you get sick and tired of lugging around a backpack with your laptop and other items needed for a genealogy research trip? Are some of the “wheelie” bags too big or don’t hold everything you need? Have you ever been forced to “check” a carry on bag that didn’t fit under the seat in front of you on an airplane or in the overhead bin?

I travel about 50,000 miles every year all over the world teaching genealogy seminars, attending family history conferences, and even sneaking in a research trip or two. I also suffer from a variety of mobility issues including severe arthritis in my hips, knees, and hands.

A few years ago I considered putting an end to all my travel since I was in constant pain on most trips. Then I decided to observe what other travelers used for carry on luggage, especially flight attendants. And I kept seeing a specific bag that had a long pull handle, wheels and always fit under the seat or in the carry on bin. Finally I asked one traveler and they told me about the Samsonite Underseat Carry On Boarding Bag.

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Smarter Genealogy., Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.