June 23, 2017

Best of the Web: How to Pack for Your Vacation

suitcasesSummer vacation season is here and there is no shortage of posts to help you pack for your upcoming adventures. Take a look at seven recent posts from around the web that will help you address some of your most pressing questions on what and how to pack for your big trip.

Over at Travel Dudes, they’re sharing 5 Simple Packing Tips to Lighten Your Load, featuring great tips, like using the inside of shoes as compartments and bringing along travel-size toiletries, like shampoo and hand lotion.

Rebecca at R We There Yet Mom? has moms and dads in mind in her post, 10 Packing Tips for Travel with Little Ones. Among her tips, bring along long-sleeved pajamas (perfect for chilly hotel rooms) and choose brightly colored outfits to more easily spot your child in a crowd.

Planning a trip to the beach? Condé Nast Traveler recently featured Your Summer Packing Cheat Sheet. Here you’ll find various problems, like the inability to find a stylish, yet functional, sun hat, along with helpful answers from magazine editors.

If you’re ready to just cut to the chase, A Luxury Travel Blog has The Ultimate Guide to Successful Packing. In this post, you’ll find tips like “roll, don’t fold” (with regard to packing your clothes) and “wear your bulkiest items.”

If you can’t get enough tips from Condé Nast Traveler, they also posted How to Pack for a Family Vacation, featuring fabulous tips from a few family travel faves, like Kara at The Vacation Gals and Aimee at Ciao Bambino.

Looking for tips from a seasoned traveler? Then, head to Tim Leffel’s Cheapest Destinations Blog for his blog post, What I Pack in My Carry-On. Lots of great tips here, like choosing double-duty shoes and packing quick-dry socks and underwear.

Finally, head to National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel for Packing Tips for Healthy Road Trips.  You’ll find great tips on what to pack, like comfort clothes and running shoes, even a yoga mat and baby carrots. Well, it did say it was for “healthy” road trips.

Do you have any great tips for packing for upcoming travels? Let me know in the comments section below.

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