You already have several ideas for perfect holiday outfits and have begun shopping for an extremely cute bikini that is going to look amazing on the beach.
While you cannot wait for the holiday, you surely want to hold off on packing. Regardless of whether you are or an individual who gets ready at the last minute prefers to spend planning the perfect holiday, it is a true struggle to take everything you need and stay within security regulations for airlines. You do have the option to take everything you want and pay an excessive charge for the baggage or you can simply plan smarter.
We have teamed up with Elle Courbee to bring you five tips that are going to ensure you take everything you need and not pay a baggage fee.
Wear the Right Outfit
One of the best ways to ensure you keep your luggage weight down is to wear the correct clothing while traveling to your holiday destination. This will typically involve wearing your heaviest clothing on the flight. Then you can simply re-wear this clothing on your journey back or for those cooler evenings. It is also a wise idea to place all of your travel essentials as well as a change of emergency clothing in a carry-on.
Choosing the Right Suitcase
While you may be excited about your upcoming holiday, you do want to take the time and invest in a suitcase that is not only lightweight but offers four wheels for easy handling. You may also want to find a piece of luggage that includes TSA locks. This is going to ensure that the lock does not need to be broken if the luggage is randomly selected for search procedures.
Bringing Proper Supplies
When you’re packing, take the time to look at what you’re placing in your suitcase and not bring things that are typically supplied by hotels and resorts like towels, shampoos, and even hairdryers.
If You Don’t Need It Don’t Take It
The for you begin thinking about what you need, check what the allowance is where baggage. Once you know the weight allotment, then you can actually consider what you’re going to take. How many times have you packed five different swimsuits and only ended up wearing one on your beach holiday? Remember that the vast majority of hotels and resorts offer some form of laundry service. Of course, this can be an expensive option, however, it will keep your luggage to the bare minimum.
Create a Packing List
One of the most common packing errors is taking too many of the wrong items, do we really need 10 pairs of shoes? It is important to remember the essentials that are going to be needed or your holiday. To help keep you on track, here are essentials for your carry-on and suitcase.
- Hand luggage essentials
- Boarding pass and booking confirmation
- Headphones, chargers, and phone
- Bank cards and currency
- Travel insurance policies
- Pillows, earplugs and an eye mask
- Emergency clothing and toiletries
- Reading material
- An empty water bottle
- Luggage essentials
- Cosmetics and toiletries
- Beach bag
- Hairdryer and straightener, if not supplied by the resort
- Daily use bag
- Cover-up and bathing suit
- Bandanna, scarf or hat
- Everyday jewellery
- Camisole tops and T-shirts
- Fleece or sweater
- Skirts and shorts
- A pair of jeans or trousers
- Day and evening dresses
- A pashmina
- Pajamas and underwear
- Spanx or another form of shapewear
- A variety of shoes for different occasions
- Electrical chargers and adapters
- A money belt
- Insect repellent, sunburn care, and sunscreen
Hopefully, this list is going to enable you to plan the perfect holiday, these tips were designed to ensure you do not forget anything are packed too much. Now go ahead and pack up that suitcase and enjoy a well-deserved holiday break with your best girlfriends!