15 Clever Packing Hacks That Will Make Traveling Easier

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I love traveling and I might be one of the few people that actually enjoy packing for a trip. I usually travel with a carry-on only no matter how long is the duration of my trip. I enjoy the benefits of traveling light and how easy it has made traveling. The most important step to traveling light is to plan ahead of time before you start packing. We all know planning the perfect trip can be daunting but it can also be very exciting!I have found 15 packing hacks that will help you make traveling easier. I have used some of these tips before and they really help to reduce the stress that comes with packing and traveling.

Slip delicate necklaces into straws to keep them from tangling.

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via Hitha on the Go

Use contact cases to store earrings or foundation.

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via I Heart Naptime

Or you can also use empty pill bottles as small bottles of toiletries. 

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via Sweet Charli

Coat cotton swaps with eye shadow then put them in a ziplock bag.

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via Cosmopolitan

Keep your clothes clean by putting your shoes inside a shower cap.

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via Cosmopolitan 

Wrap necklaces between two sheets of Glad's Press'n Seal to protect them.

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via The Krazy Koupon Lady

Put cling wrap under the caps of your toiletry products to keep them from leaking in your luggage.

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via The Beauty Department

Use an empty tube of chapstick or marker to hide emergency money and important information.

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via danlynne07

Roll clothes instead of folding them to save space. 

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via Buzzfeed

Use a case to store all of your cords for electronics.

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via I Heart Naptime

Place a folded shirt inside your hat to save space and keep the hat in shape.

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via A Pair & A Spare

Keep a pair of earrings together with a button.

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via The Krazy Koupon Lady

Use packing cubes to keep everything organized in the luggage. 

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via Beauty Brite

Place a dryer sheet in the luggage to keep your clothes smelling fresh.

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via The Krazy Koupon Lady

Keep a cotton pad on your powdered makeup to keep it from breaking.

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via The Krazy Koupon Lady

 Hopefully these tips will come in handy for you when you pack for your next trip! Remember to plan ahead of time and start packing early to avoid bringing unnecessary things. Planning ahead while implementing these packing tip will make your luggage more organized.Feel free to leave a comment below if you have any questions or suggestions on how to make traveling easier.