1. Choose your perfect suitcase
If you’re planning your next trip and still don’t have a suitcase, don’t rush out and buy the first one you see. Think about how practical it is and what exactly you’re taking with you. There are some really incredible travel bags available nowadays with built-in bags and locks for you to have everything organised when travelling.
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If you already have a basic suitcase but dread the idea of opening it up after your flight to find everything messed up and wrinkled clothes, we recommend buying some luggage bags to organise your things. They’re extremely practical aand you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for in no time at all.
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2. Pack things according to their weight
Start with heavy things like shoes at the bottom of your suitcase, close to the casters; then you can put items of clothing like jeans or maybe a jacket or a coat, and finally t-shirts or other light garments. This way your clothes won’t get squashed while travelling.
3. Bring the right clothes
A common mistake is to pack extra clothes just in case…, this takes up extra space, and you know you won’t wear them during your trip. The best thing to do is to check weather conditions before travelling to your destination. There are lots of websites with very precise info on weather conditions for popular tourist destinations like the Riviera Maya or the Mexican Caribbean.
4. Rolling Vs. folding
There are plenty of websites and travel blogs that say rolling up your clothes is a great way to make the most of the space in your suitcase. This is a great tip, but it doesn’t work for everything. We recommend rolling the clothes you don’t want to get wrinkled and can fit into unused spaces and fold the others as you’ve always done.
5. Use things you already have
You’ll be amazed at the things you have at home that you can reuse to make the most of the space in your suitcase. A swimming cap is ideal for keeping your shoes or underwear in, or the case for your sunglasses can also double up to store your chargers and earphones, and pill boxes are perfect for keeping all your accessories in the one place. With these few tricks you’ll save a lot of space, take better care of your clothes and find everything a lot easier.