Most of us like going on vacations with our families. You get to spend quality time together, without the burden of work. The memories you will create while in a new place with your family will be treasured for life. There are so many aspects of a vacation that are loveable, but do you like every aspect of going away on a long trip? Packing is one aspect that can be a turn off for anyone. It is tedious, it is time consuming and it is inevitable. You have to get though t his painful job of packing even when you know you will have to it again and again during your trip.
Many people hate packing and are hence very bad at it which makes their task even more difficult. Knowing that there is no way around it, you better start working at your packing skills. There are some pretty simple tricks of packing, which can turn packing dummies into packing pros. The first thing you need to do is sort out whatever you need in advance. When you have to pack a lot of things, it is best that you put it away well before your date of departure. Keep a separate box for stuff that you want to take and whenever anything comes in your mind, keep it there till you pack it all.
A great way to get organised is by keeping clothes in Space Packs. Not only will you save space this way, you will be able to organise clothes of each family member in a much more efficient manner. Get extra packs of Zip Lock pouches in case you are packing a whole bunch of cosmetics. A Zip pouch is a nice way to keep toiletries and other little stuff like this in one place.
Whether you are travelling alone or with family, you should have your own little medical kit which will contain some essential medicines or some specific prescriptions. Do not forget to spare a zip lock pouch for your medicines. And last but not the list, keep a spare bag for mementos, gifts and souvenirs for your friends back home, this way you’ll avoid overstuffing your main baggage.