Thin privilege means not having to dutifully check the pictures of the boutique hotels in Paris to make sure you’ll be able to fit into the bathroom and shower.
Thin privilege means a shopping trip in Paris, London, or Milan is likely to be fruitful, and not just something where you look longingly at the clothes and resign yourself to buying shoes and jewelry.
Thin privilege means taking a helicopter tour over the glaciers in Alaska without being told that you’ll have to pay twice as much for your seat (even though they’ll fill the helicopter up anyways by putting a child or your thin spouse in that seat).
Thin privilege means not having to dutifully check each of the cruise ship’s excursions to see if they have a weight limit, because they won’t give refunds if you book one incorrectly.
Thin privilege means being able to rent a gown or tux on a cruise ship instead of having to pack one.
Thin privilege means that when you get lunch with a co-worker in the crowded food court in Taipei, you don’t end up bruising and possibly fracturing your pelvis squeezing in and out of the locked-in-place seating.
Thin privilege means not having to watch a child in Seoul beg his parents to not make him sit next to you, only to have his Mom sit next to you in disgust and say “See? It’s not so bad.”
Thin privilege means not being pointed at as a prime example of “one of those fat and lazy Americans.”
Thin privilege means you don’t learn the word for “fatso” in every language of every country you visit.
(submitted by TsuKata)