We still have a couple of months before the heat is over and I thought it was a good idea to give some tips on how to pack light for your next summer trip. One carry on piece is probably more than enough and it will save you money, time and avoid headaches caused by lost luggage.
Remember that less is more when packing, especially if you are flying and/or going to several destinations . As long as you have a credit card for emergencies, you hardly will find your self in need of something you didn’t pack.
Take a look at my tips:
And here is what else you can do:
1- Check out the Universal Packing List, and see what is necessary for your trip;
2- Always bring a little bag that makes a big tote. You might need it for extra shopping, dirty laundry or other emergencies;
3- Pack two pairs of shoes and a pair of flip-flops. One pair of comfortable walking shoes and another that you can use in a special occasion. If you must bring boots, wear them when traveling;
4- Same goes with heavy jackets. Always wear the bulkiest item, they weight your luggage but not you :);
5- If you wear eye glasses, make sure to pack a spare pair in case you break or lose it;
6- “There’s no question: overpacking tops the list of biggest travel mistakes”. Check out detailed tips and learn how to lighten your load in this great website.