We shared this on our private Facebook group for our adventure travelers and thought to share it with everyone!
You always want tips from Keith and I about packing light so I’m here today to share a few.
Remember, you don’t need nearly as much as you think…unless it’s ziplocks. You can never have ENOUGH ziplocks (IYKYK)
Packing lighter for vacation can make your travel experience more enjoyable and convenient.
Here are 10 tips to help you pack efficiently:
1. Plan Your Outfits: Before packing, plan out your outfits for each day of the trip. Choose versatile pieces that can be mixed and matched to create multiple outfits, minimizing the number of clothing items you need to pack.
2. Pack Multi-Purpose Items: Opt for multi-purpose items such as a convertible travel towel that can double as a beach towel or a scarf that can be used as a wrap or a head covering.
3. Choose Lightweight Fabrics: Select lightweight and wrinkle-resistant fabrics for your clothing items to save space and reduce the overall weight of your luggage.
4. Limit Shoes: Shoes can take up a lot of space in your luggage. Pack only the essential shoes that you’ll need for your trip, and choose versatile options that can be worn with multiple outfits.
5. Use Packing Cubes or Compression Bags: Packing cubes or compression bags can help maximize space in your luggage by compressing clothing items and keeping them organized.
6. Minimize Toiletries: Bring travel-sized toiletries or consider purchasing items like shampoo, conditioner, and body wash at your destination to save space in your luggage.
7. Wear Bulky Items: If you’re traveling with bulky items such as jackets or boots, wear them during your travel days to save space in your luggage.
8. Limit Accessories: While accessories can enhance your outfits, they can also take up a lot of space in your luggage. Choose a few key accessories that can be worn with multiple outfits.
9. Pack Electronics Wisely: Bring only the essential electronics you’ll need for your trip, such as a smartphone, camera, and charger. Consider leaving behind bulky items like laptops or bringing a lightweight tablet instead.
10. Leave Room for Souvenirs: If you anticipate buying souvenirs during your trip, leave some space in your luggage or pack a foldable tote bag that you can use for extra storage on your return journey.
Share your tips with everyone in the comments.
-Keith, Michelle and the MORE Adventures Team