6 Tips For Packing For Your Vacay Like A Pro

Posted on: 12th February 2016

Travelling is one of life's greatest joys. However, packing can be quite another story. Forgotten clothes, spilled lotions, and busted electronics are just some of the challenges you want to avoid when deciding how to pack your suitcase. Here are six fantastic tips for packing for your vacay like a pro!

1. Use Ziplock Bags

Tired of all those cables, chargers, headphones, and every other piece of technological wiring squished in your suitcase getting more tangled than a ball of yarn? No problem! Pack them into small ziplock bags to separate them. It will save you huge amounts of untangling time at your destination. You can also use them to keep any fluids from leaking.

2. Avoid Stains

To stop your new pants or good blouse from getting wet or stained during the trip, pack pale clothing inside out. Another trick is to cover your shoes in shower caps. You’ll protect the exterior from scuffing, and stop any dye or leather streaks infiltrating your clothing.

3. Roll Up Your Clothes

To save space in your suitcase, and keep you from a whole bunch of ironing in your hotel, roll up your clothes as tight as you can. Take it one step further by placing your rolled up garments in vacuum compression bags for an even smaller load.

4. Cushion Your Makeup

To stop blush, face powder, and eye shadow cracking in transit, place a flat cotton wool between the pressed powder and the lid. You’ll thank us when you unpack and notice the distinct lack of pink-while-and-brown powder stains all through your suitcase.

5. Keep A Packing Notebook

Everyone has experienced the excitement of reaching your destination, then the dismay at finding you’ve left one or more essential items at home. To make sure you avoid this irritating mind-blank, keep a packing notebook next to your passport. Label each page with a different type of holiday, which could relate to season, length of stay, or type of location. Spend half an hour or so brainstorming a packing list for each, and say hello to ultimate travel convenience!

6. Bling Up Your Suitcase

Got a medium sized black suitcase? Yep, you and the rest of the world. Save time at the baggage collect by clearly labeling your bag with a number of name tags, plus a few distinctive features to signify it’s yours. These could be ribbons, stickers, or anything else you can think of to define it!

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