Packing for a trip is half the process, here's how to do it right
Whether you are going away for 3 days, or 30 days, packing efficiently is important. These 5 tips will keep you prepared, safe and on schedule, letting you focus on what’s most important during your getaway.
Creating a packing list is one of the best ways you can make sure nothing gets forgotten. Start this list at least one week before your departure to allow yourself enough time to get everything ready. Keep this list with you while you are running errands, so you can jot down quick reminders for last minute things that you will need for making your trip worry-free.
Whatever your reason for travel is, there is a perfect luggage for you. Rolling luggage is always a popular choice for when you need a lot of storage space. They are increasingly becoming more lightweight and are commonly seen with 4 wheels, making it the perfect choice for long stays and lengthy trips. If you have a short trip ahead of you, or you’re a light packer, consider choosing a duffle bag, travel backpack or a wheeled backpack. These are all versatile options and allow for hands-free mobility.
Pack by outfit, and roll
To conserve space while packing, roll your clothes tightly. This will also prevent them from getting deep wrinkles from fold creases. Packing by outfit will keep you and your luggage clean and organized for the entire trip. This simple trick will prevent you from having to take out unnecessary items while searching for an article of clothing. Pre-planning your outfits will also help keep you on schedule, because you can start your day much faster, without having to worry about what to wear!
Important Travel Documents
When travelling abroad, the most important items you have are your travel and financial documents. You should have a travel organizer that can hold your papers, passports, ID, money, cards and anything else that is hard to replace. With this organizer, finding documents will be effortless and it will help keep them safe as you move around. However, it is not safe to have all of your documents in one area, so make sure to have at least two copies of all of your documents stored in different areas, bags,
Basic travel health kits are a necessity no matter where you travel. When in a foreign country getting access to first aid supplies and medication may be a complicated and confusing process. Therefore it is important to carry a personal medkit ready for any situation. A good kit will include; Band-aids, Neosporin, pain relievers, cold medicine, medicine for stomach trouble, itch relief ointment, antibiotics and any personal medication.