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A common concerns for many travelers are trips that require clothing for both cold and warm climates. Take a look at the easy solution: Layers!

 

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How to Pack for Cold and Warm Weather Travel


 

Start by reading these general tips on packing for winter travel:

 

 

The Solution

 

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DressSandalsSunglasses | Sweater or Cardigan | Coat | Scarf | Tights | Boots

 

Layer

 

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When you have a trip that includes destinations with both cold and warm weather, the simple solution is to layer. In the above example, you can see how easily you can transform a summer outfit into a winter one by layering a cardigan, coat, and tights over a summer dress.

 

Find out how to turn any one of your dresses into versatile dresses!

 

The Cold vs Warm Weather Ratio

 

Think about how many days you will be in warm vs cold weather. If you have a 10 day trip to Europe and will be spending 7 days in the cold and 3 days in warm weather, plan for 70% of your travel wardrobe to be for cold and 30% to be for the heat.

By using layering techniques like the one shown above you can make the most use of your clothing to maximize your travel wardrobe.

 

 

To learn how to create a Capsule Wardrobe, please read TFG’s Pack Light Stylishly: The Ultimate Guide.

 

 

 

Watch this video and learn how to pack for a trip with hot and cold weather

 


What are you tips and tricks for multi-climate travel? Share in the comments below!


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