12 Packing Hacks Only Frequent Travellers Will Know
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Heading for another adventure this weekend? We know how stressful and tiring packing can be, whether it’s for a long-haul flight or a short distance travel. That’s why we came up with these simple tips to help you pack like a pro. We’ll teach you techniques on how you can arrange your clothes and shoes to make travelling more enjoyable and hassle-free.
1. Roll it up
Instead of folding your clothes, roll them up to maximize luggage space.
2. Stuff it
Stuff your socks, pouches, and shoes with other items you need to bring such as accessories or small gadgets. This saves a lot of storage space.
3. Dry Cleaning bags
If you need your clothes to be wrinkle-free, fold them and place inside dry cleaning bags. The bag is meant to prevent creasing.
4. Stack it up
Stack your bra on top of each other to save space and to keep its shape from wrinkling. Store your underwear between the bra cups to help keep the form and to maximize storage.
5. Shower caps
Place shower caps underneath your shoes in order to prevent its dirty soles from messing up your clean clothes.
6. Fragile items
Place fragile items such as perfume bottles inside socks or wrap them with your clothes. This prevents it from breaking.
7. Wrap it up
Use paperclips to keep your earphones tangle-free!
8. Spill free
Wrap your shampoo and conditioner bottles with a plastic wrap to prevent leaking. You can also opt to put masking tape on the head of the bottle to make sure it’s tight and sealed.
9. Use belts
To keep your shirt’s collar stiff, put a rolled up belt to help keep the form.
10. Old glasses case
Use your old sunglasses case to keep chargers and other wires for your gadgets in place.
11. Keep earrings safe
Place your earrings in a button to avoid misplacing it.
12. Keep it bottom heavy
If you’re packing in a suitcase, make sure you place your heaviest items at the bottom – closest to the wheels. This tip will make it easier for you to roll your suitcase.
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