One of the most unwanted things to do before the trip is packing. It is one of the most annoying things for most travelers. Lots of people don’t really have idea what to pack even though they already research about their destination. It is common for travelers to pack something that is not really needed for their trip. It just adds the weigh to the luggage. Therefore, packing light and efficiently is essential to help you experience hassle-free travel.
Packing hacks for smooth travel
The concept of packing light is to let you travel without carrying heavy luggage that can make you uncomfortable throughout the trip. It also can tire you. However, pack light also means you maximize the space so you still have the things you need without adding unnecessary weight into your luggage. It is possible and here are useful packing hacks for you:
Choose small or at least medium-sized suitcase or bag. It is to avoid giving you the idea to keep stuffing unnecessary things into it. By choosing small suitcase, you are aware of the limited space so you will think carefully what items to pack in. It can avoid you from bringing unnecessary items.
Limit the amount of shoes you are going to pack. You can bring the type of shoes following the activities you plan when you are in your destination. Put your shoes at the bottom of your suitcase and close to the wheels. It helps improve weight distribution in your suitcase. Thus, your suitcase won’t easily fall over.
You can also put small items inside your shoes. Thus, you don’t really need pouches that can take up the space. You can put socks, belts, or other small but necessary items to bring. If you bring glass or sunglasses case, you can also use the space to secure various small items inside so the space won’t go into waste.
Avoid packing too many small pouches into your bag. They might be small but can take up much space when you bring many of them. Choose one pouches with larger size so you can fit everything in. It can save so much space. If you have different items to separate, use plastic to secure the items then put all them together in the pouch.
If you need to bring bulky items, you can wear them instead of packing them into your bag. Bulky sweater or jacket can take up so much space in your bag. It may take the half of your luggage. Thus, you can wear them instead so you have still some space to store other important items.
Avoid packing in the last minute. This can lead you to pack unnecessary items and you end up with heavy luggage. Your luggage will be messy as well because you don’t have time to organize the inside properly. pack everything into your bag at least a night before. It is better if you have it ready a week prior to the trip.