"Pack your patience” is standard advice given to travelers. “NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR—Pack your patience and prepare to queue up” was cited in print in 1964. The saying has been popular since the early 1990s.
21 June 1964, Dallas (TX) Morning News, “Queue Formed” by Jean Simmons, sec. 4, pg. 6, col. 1:
NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR—Pack your patience and prepare to queue up.
3 June 1990, Daily Herald (Chicago, IL), sec. 4,. pg. 1, col. 5:
Pack your patience when traveling in the Soviet Union
By JENNIE H. CROSS
United Press International
Culture shock!. Nepal
By Jon Burbank
Portland, OR: Graphic Arts Center Pub. Co.
Pack your patience, tolerance, flexibility, curiosity, and of course, your sense of humor.
6 December 1992, Boston (MA) Globe, “For New Skiers” by Allen Lessels, New Hampshire Weekly, pg. 1:
Pack your patience. Don’t tell Gram, but be sure to leave the cute red wool mittens, the ones with the snowflakes knitted in, at home.
Your News Now (Austin, TX)
11/26/2003 02:15 PM
Pack your patience if you’re traveling
By: Erin Ochoa
Thanksgiving travelers are expected to migrate in higher numbers than recent years.
Pack It Up:
Traveling smart & safe in today’s world
By Anne McAlpin
Flying Cloud Publishing
Don’t forget to pack your patience & your sense of humor.
By HILLARY PROFITA / CNET/ November 23, 2005, 2:47 PM
“Pack Your Patience” For Reporting On Thanksgiving Travel
Ah, Thanksgiving travel woes.
Modesto (CA) Bee
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2013
Sacramento airline passengers may face delays this summer
By Tony Bizjak
The old adage “pack your patience” may be more true than ever this summer at Sacramento International Airport and other airports nationally - the result of federal budget cutbacks that went into effect this week.