10 Smart packing tricks for traveling

10 smart packing tricks for traveling

10 Smart packing tricks for traveling

Recreational, Bizcation, leisure, adventure, gastronomical, spiritual, hiking, wildlife, beach travel, ski vacations, cruising, backpacking et al whatever your style of travel might be may be, you ought to know how to travel smart. Check out the 10 smart packing tricks for traveling here:

1) Save Space, roll clothes

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2) Pack clothes inside-out to protect from getting stained

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3) Use dryer sheets to keep your clothes smell fresh

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4) Covers shoes in shower caps

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5) Use socks to put breakables in

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6) Pack toiletries in a transparent zip-lock bag

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7) Use a sunglass case to pack loose wires

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8) Stuff tiny items in shoe spaces

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9) Always carry extra totes, foldable bags and plastic bags

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10) Put heaviest items near to the wheels

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Hot tip travel packing: Pack lightweight yet powerpacked to get everything accessible at the switch of a dial.

Happy Packing!


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  1. Thanks for the tips and tricks of packing! I completely forgot to put heavy stuff near the wheel when traveling… heh that’s been my problem, lol!

  2. I’ve been traveling for years but a number of your tips are new to me & so helpful! I’ll do them!

  3. I’ve never thought about packing my clothes inside out to avoid stains! That is such a good idea! I usually iron my clothes inside out to avoid nasty hotel iron issues.

  4. Such a great article! I hate overpacking and definitely learned a few new tricks!

  5. These are great tips. Many were passed on to me by friends who have more travel experience than I do. I haven’t heard of putting shoes in shower caps before. That’s a good idea!

  6. These are such great tips!! I would have never thought of the dryer sheet trick – genius!

  7. I’ve bookmarked this page. We travel all the time and I’m always looking for ways to do it better. Now, I don’t have a sunglass case, but will get one. Thank you for sharing!

  8. Wow These are great tips. I love traveling and these will definitely come in handy. Thanks for sharing this post.

  9. So many of these tips are things that I have not seen before!

    #2 is one that I would never have thought about same with #10

    I wish that dryer sheets existed here in Sweden, I really miss them from back home in the US. I actually will be going away this weekend, so these tips are going to be really useful!

    Thanks for sharing!

  10. Socks in shoes! I love that one and must remember it!

  11. These are very great tips. I always roll my clothing in plastic to help keep the wrinkles away. And I love the tip of using dryer sheets!!! Must do the next time!!!

  12. Oh my word, I read this at just the right time. We are going to see our daughter and can only take a carry on so need tips on how to pack things small and compact but fit everything I need. Aaaah, can’t believe I have never thought of the shower cap trick, and I use dryer sheets to keep a lot of things fresh but have never put one the luggage but I will now!

  13. Thank you for the tips! This post is v timely.

  14. I have been traveling for years and I found new ways to pack using socks, shower ca poo s and eyeglass cases. These tips were so helpful.

  15. I find the rolling your clothes method rather than folding to pack quite helpful not only in saving space but also minimizing the need for getting them ironed later on. Putting heavier items nearer to the wheels is a good tip…will keep it in mind for next time.

  16. Sue Tanya McHorgh : July 28, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    These are great tips. I love traveling and these will definitely come in handy. Thank you.

  17. I’m planning on doing quite a bit of traveling in the next couple of years and will definitely be needing these tips to make everything easier. My favourite is definitely throwing dryer sheets in with the clothing – it’s such a smart idea so you arrive feeling fresh!

  18. I swear on rolling the clothes! I have recently bought packing cubes and they are such a life savior in organising the luggage as well. It’s so easy to travel with 4 packing cubes than with a bag full of clothes and items.

  19. Wonderful tips. My husband loves to roll his clothes even in our dresser drawers. At least I know he isn’t the only one who does this for space saving. (granted he doesn’t have a lot of clothes)

  20. I love all your tips. I will be using several of them when we go traveling again. I would have not thought of some of the things you posted.

  21. Great tips! We have a few trips coming up and I know we’ll be putting them to good use. Especially those about rolling your clothes and putting the heaviest items close to the wheels. Who knew? x

  22. These are all great packing tips! I practice some of them already, but there are others I definitely need to try out 🙂

    Louise x

  23. thanks for these! I love using my glasses cases to house different little items!

  24. I love this article. This is all great tips on how to pack up the little things in your suitcase. I always love the packing tips.

  25. My hubby is the wizard packer at our house, he gets it all in there perfectly, I’m not good at it, so I got a lot out of this post, especially the dryer sheet idea!

  26. Tiara Wilson : August 2, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    These are all amazing tips. I have traveled my whole life, being a military kid + now wife. I could literally hear my mom saying each one of these “tips” as I was reading through them.

  27. great tips, I have used most of them before and they are quite important.

  28. Such a nice and helpful tips. I have been travelling for years and I found new ways to pack things. I really love to use dryer sheet to keep out clothes smell fresh, and I like the idea to use sunglasses case for headset and charger to avoid damages. Thanks for sharing. Such a nice idea!!!

  29. These are fantastic tips! I love the idea of packing clothes inside out. I’ve never thought of that! I always keep an extra tote. You never know when you’re going to need them. Plus, rolling clothes is always a must!

  30. this post could not have come in at a better time, as I have a small little overseas trip schedule for just a couple weeks from now! I’ll be taking only a carry on bag with me so I’m for sure gonna use your tip #1!

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