A second holidaymaker offered an alternative, writing: “Just get a newspaper at the airport or wherever.”
For travellers who do not wish to leave behind their beloved book; there are some other items which are renowned for adding extra weight.
“You probably don’t need to pack bulky things like a hairdryer. Hotels usually supply them nowadays” pointed out a second holidaymaker.
They also advise reducing the number of toiletries you pack.
“You can probably find [them] at a pharmacy and buy small ones at your destination,” they suggest.