Use These 6 Tips To Save Space In Your Suitcase When Packing
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Use These 6 Tips To Save Space In Your Suitcase When Packing

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Kelsey Marie
Kelsey Marie Sep 1, 2020


Many of us haven’t gone through the stress of packing a suitcase since the beginning of this year because of the pandemic. However, now that people are becoming more open to the idea of travel again, the need for efficient packing is back in full swing. 

With a few tips and tricks, packing will become a breeze and saving space in your suitcase will also become second nature. 

Here are 6 tips on how to save space in your suitcase when packing. 

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Packing your heaviest items at the bottom of your suitcase will help with weight distribution. It will also prevent your suitcase from falling over. Items like shoes and heavy coats are ideal for the bottom.

Nothing saves you room more than wearing your bulkiest items on clothes when boarding your flight. If you’re planning on packing jackets and outerwear, your best bet is to just layer it on while en route to your destination. 

Make the most of your space by fitting small items such as toiletries, medicine, nail polish, etc. in larger items such as the inside of your shoes or the inside of your pockets.

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Sure, hardshell suitcases are chic, but soft suitcases make it much easier to fill. Soft suitcases will give you the flexibility to squeeze in extra items that a hard suitcase just won’t!

Super organized packers enjoy using pouches and cases for everything to ensure their suitcases are super compartmentalized. However, uses pouches for toiletries and cases for your sunglasses takes up space. Ditch the cases and pouches for extra room when packing. 

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To save the most room when packing, roll, or lay your clothes flat in your suitcase. This way, you’re able to bring more clothes without going through a struggle.