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Make Traveling Stress-Free With These Space-Saving Packing Hacks

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Packing for a trip can be stressful AF—especially if you're limited to a carry-on bag. But with these easy packing hacks, you're guaranteed to fit everything you need in your suitcase.

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1. Roll clothing instead of folding—it takes up less room.

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2. Stack bras and fold them into each other, tucking the straps into the cup to help them hold their shape.

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3. Add a dryer sheet to your suitcase to keep clothes smelling clean.

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4. Organize outfits or accessories by day in resealable plastic bags.

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5. Fill shoes with smaller items like socks, bras or underwear. Stow shoes in a shower cap to keep dirty soles from touching your clothing.

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6. Fill a contact lens case with makeup, lotion or other liquids you only need a small amount of during your trip. This way you don’t have to pack the whole container.

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7. Cover bottle tops with plastic wrap before screwing on their lids to prevent leaks.

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8. Organize jewelry in a pill organizer to keep things neat and safe.

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9. For necklaces, thread the chain through a straw before securing to prevent tangles.

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10. Help shirt collars keep their shape by packing your belt in the neck hole.

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