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Packing lighter is the smarter way to travel

17/09/2019

Whether you are going on a long vacation or a short getaway trip, packing light is the smartest way to travel. When traveling, packing your bag right is the key for a light journey. When packing your bag, there are many important things to consider. Like, the nature and length of your trip, the weather condition of the place you are traveling to, definitely the size of your luggage and if there are any weight restrictions imposed by the mode of transportation you choose. With so many vital factors to consider, it is obvious that you might end up over packing or under packing your bag, especially if you keep it as a last-minute task.

Let's begin packing the bag

After you have successfully booked your southwest airlines flights, it is time to start packing. Begin with packing individual outfits. It is very frustrating to find at the end of the trip that the luggage is not closing and half of the clothes you brought is not touched. To avoid such instance, pack clothes that you can easily mix and match. When traveling, layering is the key. You can easily team up a tank top with a skirt or a pair of jeans depending on the weather outside. Feel free to throw over a shrug, in case you feel the weather might change. The shrug can also be worn with a dress. Choosing clothing items which are easily layered or mix and matched saves a lot of space, instead of packing entire outfits which you cannot wear more than once. Also, consider the activities you have on your itemiser while packing. If you are on a trekking trip then track pants will be more comfortable than dresses or skirts.

The travel-size toiletries come handy

That’s correct. Always keep your travel-sized toiletries ready, when traveling. You do not require your regular huge bottles of shampoo, conditioner and, moisturizers. In fact, if you are staying in a hotel, you can entirely skip carrying these toiletries as most hotels provide you with it. So it is for the best that you leave your toiletries behind and let your bags be as light as possible.

Packing only the essential attires and leaving your toiletries behind are the key factors which you need to keep in mind, in order to pack light.