The Ultimate Guide to Packing Light

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Alnwick

Alnwick

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Northumberland, England

Bangor

Bangor

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Gwynned, Wales

Bath

Bath

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Somerset, England

Birmingham

Birmingham

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West Midlands, England

Blackburn

Blackburn

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Lancashire, England

Blackpool

Blackpool

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Lancashire, England

Brighton

Brighton

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East Sussex, England

Bristol

Bristol

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Somerset, England

Cambridge

Cambridge

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Cambridgeshire, England

Cardiff

Cardiff

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Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

Carlisle

Carlisle

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Cumbria, England

Chester

Chester

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Cheshire, England

Durham

Durham

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County Durham, England

Edinburgh

Edinburgh

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Scotland

Gateshead

Gateshead

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Tyne and Wear, England

Glasgow

Glasgow

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Scotland

Huddersfield

Huddersfield

Storage Locations: 2
South Yorkshire, England

Hull

Hull

Storage Locations: 1
Humberside, England

Keswick

Keswick

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Cumbria, England

Kirkwall

Kirkwall

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Scotland

Leeds

Leeds

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West Yorkshire, England

Leicester

Leicester

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East Midlands, England

Liverpool

Liverpool

Storage Locations: 3
Merseyside, England

Llandudno

Llandudno

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Conwy, Wales

London

London

Storage Locations: 4
Greater London, England

Manchester

Manchester

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Greater Manchester, England

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Storage Locations: 4
Tyne and Wear, England

Northampton

Northampton

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Northamptonshire, England

Nottingham

Nottingham

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Nottinghamshire, England

Peterborough

Peterborough

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Cambridgeshire, England

Preston

Preston

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Lancashire, England

Reading

Reading

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Berkshire, England

Royal Tunbridge Wells

Royal Tunbridge Wells

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Kent, England

Rugby

Rugby

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Warwickshire, England

Scarborough

Scarborough

Storage Locations: 2
North Yorkshire, England

Sheffield

Sheffield

Storage Locations: 1
South Yorkshire, England

Southport

Southport

Storage Locations: 1
Merseyside, England

Sunderland

Sunderland

Storage Locations: 1
Tyne and Wear, England

Weston super Mare

Weston super Mare

Storage Locations: 1
Somerset, England

Windermere

Windermere

Storage Locations: 1
Cumbria, England

Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton

Storage Locations: 1
West Midlands, England

York

York

Storage Locations: 1
North Yorkshire, England

When it comes to packing, everyone has a goal of packing light. By the end of the packing session, however, most people always end up with more than one bag and experience challenges with baggage storage. Here are a few packing tips for you.

Roll Your Clothes

Rolling clothes helps save on space, and therefore you can use only one bag. This might help you save money on left luggage service. Folding your clothes generally takes a lot of space, which is inconveniencing. Instead of using a second bag, roll your clothes.

Avoid Packing Just in Case

The number of times you have carried things you didn’t use is quite high. Therefore, you need to avoid the “just in case” phrase by only taking what you will need.  Write down what you actually need for the trip and stick to the list when packing. Don’t pack by going through your wardrobe; have the record at hand.

Carry Only a One Week Worth of Clothing

It is easier to wash your clothes than carry two suitcases. If you are going for a two-week work trip, you don’t need to pack fourteen shirts. Instead, bring with you seven shirts and wash them after the first week. Also, carry clothes that dry fast.

Carry Versatile Items

It is advisable to pack versatile items: items that can be used for many purposes. For example, carry neutral-colored clothes that can match with anything. For example, you can carry two plain-coloured trousers and six different coloured shirts.

This also applies to shoes. Carry shoes that can be worn with anything and work for any occasion. Have a maximum of three pairs of shoes: one official, one casual and one sporty for outdoor activities.

Buy Other Items

You can always buy an item on the road if the need arises. So, stop stuffing your bag with all the things from your house. You might realize that you don’t have to buy that item because it’s available at the hotel, or you just don’t need it.

Pack a Few Days Before the Journey

It is unwise to pack one day before travelling. This is because you will be in a rush and you might end up packing things you don’t need. Packing a few days before the trip gives you enough time to reevaluate your suitcase. Go through it a few times, and remove items that you will not need.

Use Compression Packing Cubes

The reason why your bag gets filled quickly is that you are not making use of compression cubes. The cubes naturally limit the number of clothes that you pack. This will leave you with enough space in the bag to pack other essentials and shoes.

Use Travel Size Storage

You don’t need to carry your big sized shampoo. This will take a lot of space in your bag. Purchase travel-sized bottles, and use them to pack your toiletries. Also, purchase travel-sized makeup items to save space.

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