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Travelling can be quite tedious if you happen to carry a lot of luggage with you. You need to make sure that the entire luggage is safe and you need to keep a constant eye on them. If you carry heavy luggage, then you need to carry them around, and that is harder than you can imagine. Always remember that light luggage gives you good travel. We always feel that we will need some item and pack it along in our pieces of luggage and we end up never using that particular item. If you have lots of luggage, there are high chances of losing one of your items of luggage. Thus, it is always good to carry less and enjoy your travel.


The following are some of the tips for packing light during your travel:

  • Take only what you need.
  • Organise your things.
  • Be minimalist with your toiletries.
  • Limit the number of bags you are bringing.
  • Use a lightweight bag.

Take what you need:

Do not pack unnecessary things which you may never use on the entire trip. Take only what you need; If the travel is for three days then take only three sets of clothes and one set in case of emergency; But, other than that do not take your entire dressing wardrobe to your destination. If it is a short trip, then try to adjust with one set of night-dress and wear the same thing for the other nights too.

Organise your things:

Fold your clothes in order so that it does not occupy too much space in the bad. After folding your clothes, you can roll them up to save more space. If you are carrying shoes, then make sure that you are placing your socks or other small things inside your shoe so that it can save some space. When you have your things organized, you will know where to place your stuff, and you will not end up searching for where you have to keep your things.

Be minimalist with your toiletries:

Do not take more than what you need. There are small tubes of toothpaste and soaps which are sold in the market specifically for travel purpose. You can buy them and carry them when you are going on a trip. Taking a huge chunk of soap or shampoo bottle is just a waste of space.

Limit the number of bags you are bringing:

Instead of carrying multiple bags, fit all your belongings into one large bag so that it is easy for you to move around. You do not need to worry about which bag is where and this also saves your time when you are collecting your baggage from the airport.

Use lightweight bag:

Some bags can get so heavy. Your things maybe already heavy but on top of that if the bag is also heavy then it is going to be a big trouble for you. So, always prefer a lightweight bag for your journey.