We’ve all been there, packing things last minute is a disease a frequent flyer inevitably face. Packing your luggage for your flight might be very challenging and confusing and the worst part ; forgetting essentials or excess baggage. Yikes!
But fret not, since panicking will worsen everything. Packing your luggage can be done in less than an hour. Don’t believe me? Check out these efficient and effective tips to have your life changed.
First things first – How many days are you travelling?
This is a no-brainer, but most travellers seem to take this tip for granted. What you need to bring depends on your travel duration. If you are traveling for a one to three day trip, just bring with your essentials. There’s actually no need to bring your whole closet with you. Be practical!
PRO TIP: Know the season, you don’t want to catch a cold during winter while wearing a cropped top. That’s just insane.
Make a checklist
List down all the things you need to bring. Start with the clothes, under wears, toiletries, travel essentials, medicines and other stuffs that you will likely use during the trip. Prepare this list favorably a week before your trip so that you can still add or alter your travel list.
Prepare Your Bags – Have at least two bags
Aside from your oversized backpack or classy luggage, you need to bring a hand carry bag for your daily adventure. You can choose whatever you want as long as you will feel comfortable bringing it on a daily basis. Keep your travel documents and other important stuffs in your hand carry bag for faster recovery.
After figuring the things you will be bringing, packing now begins. Organize your things properly to make it easier for you. Fold your clothes neatly so as not to have wrinkled OOTDs. Choose clothes that are comfy but stylish. Pack your toiletries separately. This is to avoid messing up your stuffs in case of spilled containers while you are in your hotel or what not.
Keep gadgets in one pouch
Travel cameras, tablets and batteries must be stored in a separate pack. Tie all cables properly and be sure to charge all your gadgets. You don’t want to be totally disappointed with worn out gadgets even before the trip started. Memories are best captured not just with the naked eye but also with a tick of the camera.
Make use of the old travel stuff
You really don’t need to buy new things in every travel. Make use of your old things to save money. Your old liquid containers could still be of use. And don’t forget your travel pillow! Just make sure to have it washed before your trip.
Check before close
Have a run through of all your things through your checklist. Did you get all things packed? Have you not missed anything? As previously advised, have your listing days before your flight to have room for adjustment. Packing things for your travel is a not a piece of cake.
So before you start packing, follow these simple tips and see for yourself. Did you finish your packing in less than an hour? If you did, you really are an expert traveler. Two thumbs up. Now, you are ready to conquer the world. Let the adventures begin!