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Packing for a trip will either be stressful or simple, depending on how confident you are in your packing skills. Some people struggle to find enough space to pack everything that they would like to take on their trips. Thankfully, there are some important tips that you can consider that will make packing easier. Look at the information listed below so that you can pack smarter for your next big trip. 

Use Packing Cubes

Packing cubes can be very useful when you’re trying to keep things organized. You can even buy packing cubes that are color-coded to make it easier to tell what you’re packing. It’s very simple to move packing cubes into dresser drawers once you arrive at your hotel, too. This is a solid packing tip that you should consider if you’re willing to buy some packing cubes. 

Take Some Time to Think

Taking a bit of time to think about what you want to pack is smart. You might realize that you don’t really need to take certain outfits and that it would be practical to pack lighter. Consider what you want to pack several days ahead of your trip. This gives you time to mull things over, and you can make the best possible decisions. 

Use Plastic Bags for Wet Clothing Items

You might wind up wanting to go swimming during your vacation. If you do, then you’re going to need to be able to pack your somewhat damp swimsuit. Many people don’t want to go to a laundromat while they’re on vacation, so you’ll likely be packing a somewhat damp or dirty bathing suit. Using a plastic bag or compartment to keep this separate from your normal clothes is essential. 

Fold Clothes Efficiently

Try to fold your clothes as efficiently as you can so that you can fit everything in your travel suitcase or bag. If you just fold the clothes like normal, then you might not be able to fit as much. Folding the clothes to make them take up as little space as possible really helps you out. If you aren’t familiar with doing this, then there are many videos online about how to fold your clothes to save the most space possible.