Wrinkle no shirt, leave no beauty product behind, pack those dirty shoes and still have room to spare for more! These 7 packing hacks will make your packing hassle a smooth trip, just before your travel!

1. Roll Your Clothes

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Roll your clothes

When the packing gets tough, the tough gets rolling! Roll your t-shirts and other thinner clothes in order to save space, instead of stacking layers. This not just saves space, but gives you extra room to fit those extra pieces you want to carry along!

Also read: Simple Hacks To Pack More Yet Travel Light

2. Roll Multiple Pieces Into One

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Roll multiple pieces into one

Even better, you could use this simple trick to roll three pieces of clothing into one tiny roll, and voila! 3 to 4 cloth rolls mean 9 to 12 pieces of clothing!

3. Roll Smaller Clothes Into Zip Lock Bags

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Roll smaller clothes into zip lock bags

Small clothes can infact be rolled up into a zip-lock bag, that way you save those corner spaces of your suitcase for more pieces that you can fit.

4. Pack Used Shoes In A Shower Cap

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Pack used shoes in a shower cap

Confused about packing those dirty used shoes? We’ve got you covered! Get that shower cap, and dump your shoes in it. You could even roll your socks and place them inside the shoes, to avoid forgetting about them!

Also read: Long Haul Flight? Follow These Tips to Look Like An Angel

5. Use Shirt Collar For Packing Your Belt

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Use shirt collar for packing your belt

Wrinkly shirt collar? No more! Roll up your belt and place it in the collar of your shirt and that way, your shirt collar will remain intact, also giving you space to pack your belt in.

6. Make-up hack

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Make-up hack

It’s easy to lose your favourite lipstick in in suitcase-full of clothes. Worry not! You could pack lose make-up items like your lipsticks and eye pencils in a glasses-cover. A hard-case cover is preferable as this will avoid breaking of any make-up item and will also be very easy to find, just when you need it!

7. No More Leaks

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No more leaks

Want to pack that nail polish remover, shampoo and other liquid toiletries, but afraid of it leaking through your clothes in the suitcase? You could put a cling wrap on your toiletries before you run its cap on, to avoid a single drop from leaking!

 

Happy packing!!

 

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Jinal Inamdar narrowly escaped a tragedy when the Journalism world tried to hammer her brain down to the size of a peanut, but she ducked at the right moment and escaped, inexplicably untouched. She enjoys walking you through her travel diaries and food trails.