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Phone: 407-869-7757
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Saturday 8am - 2pm
Jamestown Shoe and Luggage Service
931 North State Rd. 434, Suite 1095
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

Time To Travel!

by Domenic Muto on 07/13/21

Packing Tips For Travel

After a year of being stuck home, many people are starting to travel again.  Jamestown Shoe and Luggage Service offers these tips for packing:

•    Have a packing list so you don’t forget anything.
•    Use as small a suitcase as possible to deter over packing.
•    Lay out clothing into outfits and then eliminate what you don’t need.
•    Roll your clothes, use packing cubes, or do a combination of both in order to save space in your suitcase.
•    Place heavier items such as shoes at the wheeled end of your suitcase (the bottom of your suitcase) to help keep your suitcase balanced.
•    Bring a bag for laundry.
•    Bring an extra bag or backpack for souvenirs.
•    Keep your liquids in a separate bag.  Use travel size bottles for your liquids.  To help prevent leaking, open the top of the bottle and put a piece of plastic wrap on top and then put the top of the bottle back on.  Make sure that all of your liquids are packed in a resealable plastic bag.
•    Pack your electronics in a separate bag.
•    Jewelry should always remain in a bag that you are hand carrying with you.  Do not check jewelry or any other valuables/medications.
•    If you are traveling with another person, consider packing a few outfits in their suitcase and vice versa in case one of the suitcases is lost
•    Always keep your valuables with you in your carry-on.  Also, pack an extra outfit in your carry-on just in case your luggage is lost.
•    Pack the outfit you need first on the top layer of your luggage so that you have easy access to it.
•    Make your luggage tag unique so that you can easily spot your luggage.

Jamestown Shoe and Luggage Service offers these tips to help make packing less of a chore.

Jamestown Shoe and Luggage Service can make sure that all of your travel essentials, shoes, luggage, and bags are in tip top shape and ready to go.  We have over 30 years’ experience in repairing these items.

We welcome all types of shoes including heels, boots, athletic shoes, and orthopedic shoes.  We can repair or replace soles, tips, heels, stitching, and more.  We also offer shoe stretching and orthopedic shoe modifications.

We are an approved luggage repair shop for brands such as Travel pro, Atlantic, Delsey, Swiss Army Luggage, Ricardo, Skyway, and Briggs and Riley.  We can also repair other brands and luggage that is out of warranty.  We can repair or replace luggage retractable handles, luggage carry handles, luggage feet, luggage zipper sliders, luggage zippers, luggage wheels, and more.

We also offer a wide variety of repair services for purses, handbags, backpacks, and leather bags.  We can repair or replace zippers, buckles, stitching, straps, and more.

We offer a mail in repairs service.  No need to come to our store, instead visit online at http://www.floridashoeandluggagerepair.com/Mail-In-Your-Repairs.html.  Print out the form, fill it out, and mail the form along with your repair work to our store at 931 North State Road 434, Suite 1095, in Altamonte Springs, FL 32714.  Once we receive your items, we will call you to collect payment.  We will then repair your items and mail them back to you.

We are open Monday through Friday from 8am until 6pm and on Saturday from 8am until 2pm.  We are closed on Sunday.  For any questions, please call us at 407-869-7757.

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