With the rising cost of “extra” luggage allowance, and the increasing restrictions by airlines, it’s more important than ever to learn how to pack your suitcase really well. I travel every week, so here are some tips for maximizing that precious small amount of space you have.
The notebook/laptop tote. For starters, before we even get to your suitcase, let’s open that laptop bag. More than just your computer can go in there. I always place a t-shirt folded carefully under my notebook, and another on top of it. These fit easily and add an extra layer of padding and protection for your computer. Next, ease 2 pairs of socks into each side of the notebook. The fit might be tight, but -again– it will add some extra protection to your notebook PC. On a 4 night trip, you’ve just taken care of half your shirts and socks. For a longer trip, you made good headway. Let’s move to the suitcase… Continue reading