Not a single person in this world travels light. Sometimes we do not even travel with hand luggage and small suitcases – we bring large suitcases, travel bags, or suitcases (depending on the purpose of our trip).
In order to organize your suitcase before the start of any trip, you need to think about whether this will be a long trip (more than a week) or just a weekend rest.
How to Pack a Suitcase
Packing a suitcase is not a simple task. You need to consider the size of your luggage, the number of outfits you are planning on taking and where you are staying. Here are some tips to help you pack your suitcase in an organized way:
1. Choosing the right size luggage for your trip
When choosing the right size for your luggage, try to pick something that is neither too big nor too small. A large suitcase can be difficult to carry, while a small one may not fit all of your belongings and will only cause frustration when you are trying to pack it up at home.
2. Filling up the empty space with soft items such as clothing or bedding
If you want to keep everything organized in your suitcase, try placing soft items such as clothing or bedding between hard objects like books or laptops so that they don't move around during transit. This will also help prevent damage caused by bumps along the way!
3. Pack clothes first before adding shoes or accessories later on
It's easy to forget about packing shoes if they're not visible at first glance when looking through clothes in a closet area - so make sure they're packed first before adding any other.
How to Pack Clothes in a Suitcase: 7 Steps
Make the most of your luggage space by following these 7 tips for how to pack clothes and shoes in a suitcase. Keep yourself organized so you can spend more time experiencing the place that you're visiting.
Step 1: Start Packing Early
Start packing your suitcase a few days before your trip. Packing early will give you the chance to take a second look at your selections and decide if you need to make any adjustments.
Step 2: Pack Clothes that Don’t Wrinkle
The first things you should pack in your suitcase are clothes that don't wrinkle easily.
Step 3: Heavy Stuff on the Bottom
This is the most important: fill the bottom of your bag with items that have some weight to them. And this doesn’t mean at the bottom of the underneath everything in a suitcase.
This means placing it at the bottom of the suitcase when it is standing up straight.
The purpose of this is when you finish packing your suitcase and turn it to stand up, the heaviest items will not be weighing down the lighter items like clothes that could wrinkle, or breakable items.
Step 4: Let It Roll
Roll as many of your clothes as possible.
If it doesn’t easily wrinkle, fold your clothes into a half and then roll it into a tube-like structure.
This compresses the the fabric into a small space, and also saves you some space.
Step 5: Pack Some Plastic (reusable, of course)
Use Ziploc bags to pack socks and underwear. When you pack plastic bags in your suitcase, it helps separate the worn items separate from the clean items, and you can easily throw it into the dirty laundry when you get home.
Step 6: Don’t Forget, Shoes are Filthy
Pack shoes using bags or plastic wrap. Another good travelin trick is to pack shoes in shower caps so the bottoms do not touch anything else in your suitcase.
Step 7: If All Else Fails
Consider using a packing organizer to keep everything organized and in place while you're on the go.
How to Pack Wine in a Suitcase?
It's time to pack your suitcase and head out on the road. You've got your favorite wine, but how do you make sure it stays safe and sound?
The best way to travel with wine is by packing it in a suitcase that's made specifically for transporting bottles. But if you don't have one of these handy, here's what you can do:
First, wrap each bottle in bubble wrap and tape them tightly together so they don't break. Then seal the bubble-wrapped bottles in plastic bags (you'll want a few). Finally, place them securely on top of or inside your clothes. This will ensure that your clothes don't get wet from any leaking bottles.
It’s also a good idea to to buy a suitcase set, that way you’ll look chic, and have a matching set to be able to pack everything you need with enough room for the things you want to bring home too.
It’s not rocket science being able to pack a suitcase, but it can be overwhelming for some people. Following these tips should help make some logic and sense of being able to pack your suitcase so you can enjoy your trip with everything you need!