How to Pack Your Life into a Carry-on
By Julia Lee
Packing for a vacation tour, business trip, or a family tour can appear just like as a jigsaw puzzle. Accidentally, people can lose needy things, stuff can be stolen, and airport needy things and purchases may be costly. Planning is very important for traveling. How to pack your traveling items in carry-on luggage for a happy trip? This is extremely important to pack your life into a carry-on, especially when traveling on a budget with the groups or a single trip like Nepal tour. Here are some important tips to pack your life into a carry on, while traveling.
- Ensures that your luggage matches carry-on standards
Sometimes, numerous backpackers have realized their mistake of taking an affordable sized bag. Later, they feel that their bag is too large to keep on. It can increase your extra costs and more frustration. To ignore it, check airline company’s facilities for luggage. Some airliners make it’s very confusing for the passengers to keep the standard luggage dimensions as they will normally hit you with extra fees, if you are unaware about it.
- Travel with a Soft Side Bag
Never use a clumsy and hard side bag. Packing in a soft side carry-on backpack provides you the easiness and flexibility to keep your bag as per your needs. It will be a better option for packing the items. Keeping a foldable bag in your carry-on bag will be convenient for you, while coming back.
- Pack Traveling Size Toiletries
All types of liquids, Gels, and aerosols should be kept in the containers and in one quart-sized zip lock bag. Putting this zip lock bag on the upper side of yours clothes makes you easy to find out them easily. You can protect yourself from security check.If you’re planning to stay in a hotel, there is no necessity to pack soap, and shampoo because they are offered for free.
- Check the weather
Weather should be examined before going on any trip. Check the weather before to measure while you will need a light windbreaker or a winter jacket. It assists you to plan your clothes easily to pack in the carry-on bag.
- Use necessary clothing items again
There is no necessity to pack one outfit for every day. If you are traveling in winter season, one winter jacket will be sufficient for you. In addition, you can wear your bed to get warmed.
- Roll All Your Needy clothes
Keeping rolled all the clothes to save space in your bag. As well it keeps all things organized in your carry-on bag.
- Use Hidden Spaces
You can use hidden spaces of your bag easily. You can keep your water bottle at corner side of the bag. You can also put some small things in the clothes pockets. You can use all the hidden spaces to make the best use of the limited space in your carry-on bag.
- Keep all things Zip lock
If you want extra space and wish to keep the clothes organized, you can Ziplock all things properly. The ziplock bags can be as a double like laundry bags.
- Wear your big-size clothing on the airplane
It is very important thing that you should remember. You think that how much space you can save by wearing your jacket in the place of padding it into your carry-on bag. In addition, a jacket also keeps you warm, while you get cool onboard and can make double as a back pillow. It can make a large space in your carry-on bag.
- Pack only necessary things
Before any trip, you should plan about everything. You should keep all needed things, which you need to travel around the place. You should ignore unwanted and useless things.
- Use laptop & camera to enjoy trip
A camera and laptop are the most important and valuable things for any backpacker. You should keep them first. Laptop can be kept in the padded part, and camera can be put at the below side of the carry-on. On the airplane, you can keep your carry-on bag under the aero plane seat by saying that you have some valuable assets.
- Leave no any vacant space in carry-on bag
You should remember that you will not leave any vacant space in your carry-on bag. Throwing items like magazines, extra socks, and snacks in your carry-on bag is a really wise decision especially when your vacation will be long.
- Keep important documents on the trip
It is very essential to keep important documents like flight tickets, passport, and wallet out of your suitcase. In addition, if you have tickets, and an invitation card with the address, or any other paper with no digital signed, keep all these documents in your carry-on bag. Apart from it, it will be a smart idea to get print out of tickets, direction and trips that you have stored on your mobile phone. For example, for Nepal tour packages, you should keep some important documents like passport and identification documents.
Looking out the window is not sufficient to keep you busy, while sitting on the flight, so carrying a book, magazine, game, or other source of entertainment is very necessary. But in its place, you can stock e-reader and audio book library to enjoy a lot of entertainment activities.
- Keep your charge cords and adaptors on trip
It is very important for every traveler that they should keep their charge cords and adaptors on the travel. Some people carry only their smart phone, but it is not sufficient to travel alone with the phone. So you should keep important things along with it. While traveling any place, you look for charge cords and adaptors, it can create a lot of problems for you. So, you should take care of them.
Julia Lee is a marketing expert who is working on MNC for the past 2 years. She has been associated with Travels2nepal.com as on travel adviser for couple of years and provides Nepal Tour Packages. Apart from this, she is a pet lover and a passionate photographer.