10 Handy Tips For Packing Like A Pro

Bring half of what you need and twice as much money as you think you’ll need.

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1. Start with a list. But first use a Sharpie to black out everything you definitely don’t need.

2. Give your closet a quick overview before you get started.

3. Then pack by theme rather than by outfit.

Essentially this means bringing clothes you can mix and match vs. outfits you can wear only one way.

4. Get a Grid-It for your electronics.

5. Compartmentalize your toiletry bag by pre-organizing your products in smaller plastic bags.

6. Roll everything to save space in your suitcase.

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Secure with rubber bands for even more space.

7. Use old shoe bags to store your unmentionables in one place.

8. Use bright, colorful tags to easily pick out your suitcase.

9. Don’t worry too much about packing every single thing you may need while traveling. If you forget something, you can always:

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10. Go through everything you’ve packed and do one final edit.

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Good luck!


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