Packing for a trip can be daunting, follow our guide on what to bring and how to make it fit! No need for stuffing, pushing or jamming your luggage.
|Start with where you are going, for how long and the itinerary
|Be aware of the weather, make use of items that can be worn in multiple ways and think comfort if a lot walking is included in your plans. Layers are great, it's usually a good idea to have some sort of light jacket or sweater.
|Work off a travel packing checklist
|Pack everything you need with our comprehensive travel checklist. This handy little gem will ensure you don't leave home thinking you forgot to pack something. It also includes pre-departure tasks as well as a home checklist!
|Think lightweight travel
|Twenty pounds can be plenty to carry. Get a luggage scale and weigh your luggage before you leave. TIP: lay out everything you think you need to take then only pack half of it and leave the rest behind.
|Use a simple formula
|Pack three tops for every bottom. Usually your bottoms take up more room and can easily be worn multiple times. Start with your staples and add shirts to compliment them.
|Start with a base of neutral colors
|Start your wardrobe with neutrals such as black and tan then build on them with a a couple of fun colors to coordinate. Go for lighter tones in warmer climates and darker for cooler ones.
|Make use of packing aids
|Packing aids are your friends. They are awesome space savers and keep you organized!
|Rolling your clothes will help reduce wrinkles and also takes up less space in your luggage. TIP: roll your tees and heaver shirts together, lay the tee on top and roll it inside the heavier shirt.
|Heavy items on the bottom
|Line the bottom of your luggage with your shoes, pants, bulky sweaters and heavier items. TIP: women's shoes can often be packed inside a man's to save space.
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