Planning a trip to a new place across the world can be fun and exciting. When planning your next overseas adventure, it’s important to have everything you need. Many people make the mistake of overpacking and it ends up putting a hindrance on their trip. To avoid this, follow these packing tips for your next overseas trip:
Packing Cubes are Best
To make packing your trip easier and more organized, opt for packing cubes. Using color-coded cubes helps you know exactly where all your belongings are as soon as your suitcase is unzipped. Instead of rifling through the suitcase looking for that one item, you can neatly find it in it’s assigned cubes. These packing cubes also easily move your items into the drawers of your hotel dresser for an even more organized trip.
Plan Your Outfits
It’s easy to overdo it on the packing in all the excitement of going somewhere new. To make sure you don’t overpack, plan out what you’ll be wearing on the days of your trips. This way, you can avoid bringing something you won’t end up wearing and make the load a little bit lighter. This can also help you dress according to the activities and itinerary you have planned for your trip.
Choose the Right Footwear
Heading out to a new adventure usually means a lot of exploring and a lot of walking. When packing for your trip, go for comfort over fashion. Choose shoes you’ll be able to wear more than once with each outfit and ones you’ll be comfortable wearing for long periods at a time. Not only does this ensure your trip won’t be ruined by foot pains and aches but bringing only a few select footwear can leave room in your suitcase for more essential items.
Use Sample-Sized Toiletries
Many people make the mistake of bringing their entire bathroom of beauty products with them. This is not only a mistake because of how much room it takes up, but airports only allow a certain amount of liquids. To avoid this, but sample-sized versions of your favorite toiletries. This helps you pack light and chances are you won’t even use all of it even given their small size. When you’re home, you can simply add what’s leftover to your regular-sized products.