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    Updated on Dec 6, 2019. Posted on Sep 27, 2019

    People On Instagram Shared Their Travel Hacks And Here Are 25 Of The Best Ones

    Take note before your next trip.

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    1. Don't ruin your hat by smashing it in your suitcase. Instead, use a chip clip to hook it onto your bag!

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    And it's a cheaper alternative to hat clips you can buy.

    2. Use tiny paint rollers as an easy storage solution for your rings so they don't get lost at the bottom of your bag.

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    Plus, it's a cute way to display them when you're deciding what to wear!

    3. Store your earrings and other jewelry in pill cases for simple separation.

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    4. No in-flight TV on the back of the seat? Use a sturdy strip of paper tucked inside your phone case to make your own.

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    5. Or you can create your own TV with a plastic baggie instead.

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    6. Do meal prep before your flight to save money on eating at the airport.

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    Tip: Set refrigerated snacks on top of a small ice pack in a separate pocket within your backpack so they stay cool.

    7. You can also use crafting boxes as an easy way to carry multiple snacks.

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    It also prevents you from having trash strewn everywhere.

    8. If you own a suitcase that looks like every other suitcase ever made, set yours apart by tying on a colorful ribbon or luggage tag so you can easily spot it in baggage claim.

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    9. Pack all your vitamins into a small bottle instead of bringing multiple bulky containers.

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    10. Store small, easy-to-lose items in a mint container so they don't get lost.

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    11. Zip outfits in space-saving bags not only to save space but also to prevent your clothes from any accidental liquid leaks.

    12. If you're flying, bring an empty water bottle through security. Some airports provide water stations where you can fill up.

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    It'll also save you from having to spend a few bucks buying water in an airport store.

    13. Traveling for a long period of time? Pack solid shampoo, conditioner, and face wash so you don't run out.

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    Those carry-on sizes will only last you so long.

    14. The same goes for solid laundry soap! You can wash delicates in a sink if you're running low on socks and underwear.

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    15. Bring disinfecting wipes with you on the plane and wipe down the tray table, arm rests, and seat.

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    Germs are everywhere!

    16. Antsy hands? Bored children? Use the tray table lock to keep busy by crafting.

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    17. Use an extra glasses case to prevent cords from tangling in your bag.

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    18. You can also use binder clips for the same purpose.

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    19. Store liquids, serums, and creams in tiny pill boxes or contact lens cases to save more room in your liquids-only plastic bag.

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    20. If you paint your nails before a vacation, always go with a lighter color.

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    21. Pack shoes in shower caps so they don't get your clothes dirty.

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    22. If you plan on doing a lot of shopping, pack a smaller suitcase inside a bigger suitcase.

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    23. Save free samples to use when you travel, since they barely take up any room.

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    24. If you forget your wall charger piece, use the USB plug on the back of a TV to charge your phone.

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    25. Finally, don't forget these five essentials in your carry-on bag!

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