It doesn’t matter if you’re going for an overnight trip to Kuala Lumpur or a nine week expedition to conquer Mount Everest, you’re going to have to pack at some point in your travels and you want to do it right. Over at KKday, we have five amazing packing hacks for you last-minute packers that you’re going to thank us for later, we guarantee.
1. Solid Toothpaste
Travel-sized toothpaste is gone in a squeeze and normal sized toothpaste is a pain to bring around. Not to mention the constant fear of toothpaste exploding mid-flight due to change in pressure, soiling your clothes with gooey paste What a way to spoil your vacation.
Ditch your traditional toothpaste and embrace the idea of toothy tabs aka solid toothbrush by LUSH. Away for four nights? Throw in four toothy tabs in your luggage and you’re good to go!
Hold your horses, fellow contact lens addicts. Don’t dispose your old contact lens case after getting a new one. Instead, keep the old cases for to keep your favourite face cleanser or hand moisturiser so you don’t have to lug the whole tub around on your holiday. Convenient, environmentally-friendly and it doesn’t cost a dime.
You go to Bangkok with an empty luggage yet you still find your luggage filled to the brim by the end of the week. Now you’re at a crossroad: to purchase a bigger luggage or throw out some useless cutesy items you only recently bought. Sounds familiar?
Save yourself the trouble of a dilemma by bringomg a vacuum or ziplock bag or two on your next trip. Shove all your clothes into the bag and sit on it for a minute to release the air and voila, you now have space for more clothes!
If you don’t have any vacuum/ziplock bag with you, you could always depend on the classic travel hack: roll your clothes into a sushi. Save up more space by rolling your clothes. For shirts and blouses, fold the body sleeves in half vertically and roll them tight like you would to a burrito. Do the same to your bottoms, fold it in half and roll.
5. Travel Organizer Bag
You’d be surprise at how much space you could save up by sorting your belongings in a travel organizer bag. Not only would you be able to squeeze more stuffs into your luggage, you can find whatever you need in an instance.
6. Plastic Wrap Your Liquids
Prevent any explosions in your suitcase with this simple hack that ensures that your clothes won’t be covered in shampoo and body soap.
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