Tips for Packing Light
Packing Tips from a Pro
Before you start packing, read these five quick and easy tips for packing light. I consider myself a pro at “fitting as much as possible” into my luggage. Here’s how.
Make a List: The Most Important Tip for Packing Light
Packing light starts with forethought. You should absolutely start by making a couple of lists. The most important items that you will use should come to mind naturally.
First, go through your normal at-home routine to identify essentials. For example, all the items you use starting from getting out of bed through leaving your home.
Next, imagine yourself enjoying various activities while on vacation. What items do you have on you? For clothes and gear, imagine yourself on the ski slopes, walking the beach or enjoying a restaurant while the sun sets, for example. Write down what comes to mind.
Making a list before you start packing will help you distinguish what you truly need versus the impulse “well I might use this” item. This is my number one tips to make sure I keep my packing light!
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Pack Light with Refillable Containers
Not only are these bottles travel size, but they are a flexible rubber material. With these, there is no chance of cracking. I have traveled around the world for years without a single leak or accidental opening in this travel bottle.
If you normally bring your full-size toiletry bottles, this simple tip for packing light has already saved you a ton of space and weight. Especially for shorter trips, it’s quite inefficient to bring large bottles of liquids you only need a small amount of.