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How to pack lightly for your vacations

How to pack lightly for your vacations

If you are one of those who make a whole moving out and in, when they go on holiday, then this blog post is for you. We'll give you some tips and tricks and if you apply them you will definitely save a lot of space in your suitcase. Especially, if you travel by plane, you must restrict your luggage, so the following will definitely be useful for you.

Firstly, before you start making your suitcase, you have to think about what you will need on your vacations. Make a list and write down only the necessary things. This list will hellp you with the packing process and also will limit your baggage.

One basic mistake we all make when packing, is that we pack things in case of any event. I'm not saying you won't get some extra clothes, but you don't need 5 extra pairs of shoes or 10 extra clothes in case of getting dirty. If this happens - between us, it will never happen - you can buy it from a store at your destination.

Something also relevant to the clothes, is that we take clothes for every time of the day. In fact we never wear them all, because we are all day out and don't have time to change clothes every hour. Especially in summer we will be all day at the beach with a swimsuit. So at the end of the day, we wear much less than what we count. We don't have to take the whole wardrobe with us. We can just pick the clothes that we will wear.

In general, there are many things that all the accommodation and hotels have. Such as shampoo, bath towels, hair dryer, etc. You can check out the accommodation facilities you will stay in and don't pack that stuff with you. In this way you will definitely save a lot of space in your suitcase.

If you want to take some cologne, cream or sunscreen with you, you can buy small travel bottles and fill them with a small amount of the product. Liitle as much as you need on your journey. This tip is very important, especially if you travel by airplane and you carry a hand luggage. You are not allowed to carry products and liquids over 100ml. This can also be checked, depending on the airline you fly with.

As far as women and makeup products are concerned, it is better to pack only the necessary products. In a small makeup bag take moisturizer, mascara, blush, a lipstick and you are ready. Somehow or other, in the summer we spend many hours at the beach, where we only need our sunscreen.

Another clever way of saving space is the "right" packing. For example, you can fold your clothes in a cylindrical way to win all the space available on the suitcase. In addition, you can put your socks inside the shoes and gain extra space.

If you travel by airplane, make sure your suitcase weight is within the limits, so you won't have any extra charges. Also, a good practice is to not fill your suitcase with the most bulky items or clothes. Wear them. For example, if you want to get a jacket or snickers with you, you can wear them and you won't get any extra space or weight.

You can take advantage of the fact that we usually travel with company. Get in touch beforehand and talk about what everyone will get. Things like a toothpaste, a small iron, etc can be used by everyone, so take only one of each or you can just get it when you get to your destination.

These were some tips we had for you. We hope they are helpful and will try them at your next trip.

Happy Holidays! :)

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