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    17 Packing Tips That Even The Most Seasoned Travelers Will Think Are Genius

    Now go book your next vacation.

    1. Plan your outfits in advance and save time.

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    2. Keep a couple of dryer sheets among your clothes so that they always smell fresh.

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    3. Optimize your space by putting your socks inside your shoes.

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    4. If you use contact lenses, keep an old case and use it to carry small jewelry like rings or earrings.

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    5. Prevent your necklaces from getting tangled together in an impossible knot by using the cardboard from a roll of duct tape.

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    6. But if they're very delicate, place the chain inside a straw to avoid mishaps.

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    7. Use plastic wrap to stop your beauty products from leaking out and ruining your clothes.

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    8. If you travel with a baby, make your life easier by separating clothes for each day in ziploc bags.

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    9. Roll up your clothes to have more space than you ever imagined.

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    10. Keep your things inside your hats to save room and also to stop them from losing their shape.

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    11. Put your shoes in an old shower cap so they don't get your clothes dirty.

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    12. Put all your cables and chargers in an old eyeglass case.

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    13. If you've already lost the plastic thing that covers the razor (which you obviously did), use a binder clip to protect it.

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    14. That clip is also useful for keeping your earphones tangle free.

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    15. Keep your shoes by the wheels in your luggage, so that they don't crush everything else in your suitcase when you're rolling it through the airport.

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    16. Place a belt inside your shirt collars so that they don't lose their shape.

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    17. To stop your makeup from shattering along the way, cover it with a little bit of cotton.

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    This post was translated from Spanish.

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