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Want to have a stress-free trip? If it’s your first time traveling or you want to brush up on your travel skills, follow my top 5 packing tips for a one week trip:

 


Top 5 Tips for a One Week Trip


 

 

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Compass Rose Compression Packing Cubes

 

1. Packing Organizers

 

Packing cubes are the number one trick to fitting your clothing into one carry-on suitcase. It’s surprising how much you can cram into these space saving items. Use the rolling method shown in this packing video tutorial for maximum results with minimal space.

 

Please read this post to learn more about how packing organizers help you pack light.

 

 

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Delsey Luggage Helium Aero

 

2. Carry-on Luggage

 

This may sounds like an obvious tip but the reality is that the more space you have the more items you will want to pack. I’ts too tempting to fill up empty space so limit yourself by purchasing a carry-on that will force you to pack less.

 

Check out these expert carry-on suitcase recommendations for trips to Europe.

 

 

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Skyler Travel Pants

 

3. Plan a Capsule Wardrobe

 

10 pieces of clothing is all you need for a 1 week or even a 1 month trip. By carefully selecting basics in neutral colors and ensuring that all items can mix and match, you can make over 3 weeks’ worth of outfits with just 10 pieces of clothing as shown in this post. Who knew?

 

Learn how to create your own capsule wardrobe with TFG’s packing eBook!

 

 

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Wide Brim Packable Straw Hat

 

4. Stylish Travel Accessories 

 

Use the lazy girl’s guide to travel style and let your travel accessories do the hard work for you. Pack key items that will add instant style to any wardrobe without taking up much space: fedora or knit hat, woven belt, printed scarf, classic jewelry set, statement shoes, and a leather camel color handbag.

 

Check out our posts and recommendations for cute and functional travel accessories!

 

 

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Airsspu Leakproof Travel Bottles Set

 

5. Downsize Travel-size Toiletries

 

For a one-week trip, avoid using travel size 3oz bottles and pack only the exact amounts that you will need. Using smaller toiletry containers such as contact lens cases you can pack more of what you need in smaller quantities.

 

Read this post on how to pack liquids for carry onl!

 


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