How to Maximise your Travel Space


July has already zoomed by and we are now officially in, if not only a few calendar crosses away from the holiday season...Horray! But, what is more annoying than packing for your summer holiday only to realise that you don't even have enough room to squeeze in your new espadrilles that would've epitomised cute, Instagram beachwear? 

Well, every problem has a solution. 

Here are 6 simple ways to maximize travel space:

1) Pack inside of your shoes - they'll make the perfect home for socks and other small items that struggle to fit elsewhere!

2) Wear your biggest and heaviest items - packing a sweater for the evenings or even a light jacket will consume a substantial amount of space in your suitcase, so why not wear it to the airport instead?  


3) Roll your clothes (with items less prone to creasing) - If you usually fold your clothes, how about rolling them instead? It may just save you that extra bit of room to pack that Toblerone for the flight...


4) Know what to pack - You get home from holiday, unpack your suitcase and awkwardly realize that you've only worn two-thirds of what you initially packed. To avoid this scenario, only pack an item that you are 95% sure will get worn! (plus: it will make room for holiday purchases!)


5) Use hand luggage effectively - Instead of packing bulkier product into your suitcase, to save space pack these items in your hand luggage for the flight.


6) Sunglass cases are your heroes - To store loose pieces of jewelry and/ or earphones, place them inside of your sunglass case. This will also save you from the frustration of having to untangle your jewelry!


There we have it; simple and effective ways to help maximize your travel space. Let me know if you've tried any of these!



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  1. These are such great tips! rolling your clothes is key!

    xx, Elise
    www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

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    1. It's definitely an esential :) Thanks for reading!

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  2. Un post genial! 💚💚💚 Espero tu opinión en mi última entrada! Buenas noches!

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  3. I always use my shows for storage it's such a good tip that not many know!
    Charlotte / Charlotte's Picks

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  4. Another thing I'd add is to use packing cubes! They're really great to compress all of the items you need to pack for more space.

    Mai
    ✰ maidoesthings.com

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    1. Oh I never thought about that! Thanks for reading :)

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  5. I think that the most helpful is knowing what to pack. I used to grab 5 T-shirts, 5 pairs of trousers 2 dresses and that was it. I thought that I would come up with ideas for my outfits every morning, when I'll be in my hotel. Now I think it's much better to think of the outfits earlier, so that you'll be sure that you'll wear every piece of clothing you have in your suitcase and you don't pack any extra T-shirts.
    Kisses ❤️
    Mona Bednarska

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    1. This is so true! I always over pack and end up not wearing half of the stuff! Thanks for the tip :)

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  7. This is such a useful post Hun! x

    Grace Louise || www.gracelouiseofficial.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Such great tips!
    xx- Nina
    http://www.stylingwithnina.com/2019/08/casual-summer-look-what-taking-pictures.html

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  9. Cool tips hun!!!

    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  10. These packing trips are so good- LOVE the one about stuffing your shoes!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  11. Thank you for the helpful tips! I love the one about using your sunglasses case to store jewelry. That is a really smart idea!

    x Kara | http://karascloset.net

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