How to Pack a Light Luggage

Introduction to Pack a Light Luggage


Luggage is an important part of travelling, and it is a practical fact that most of us want to pack a light luggage but in the end, we end up with a heavy luggage, which not only becomes cumbersome during our travelling but also spoils the entire enjoyment of travelling. Therefore, it is essential that we should know the art of packing light luggage so that movement during travelling becomes easier. Although, packing does not require great skill it requires proper planning and organisation skill. Thus, let us learn how to pack a light luggage.

Instructions– Difficulty: Moderately easy


Things you will need to Pack a Light Luggage:


  • Bag of right size
  • Choice of clothes
  • Planning and organisation
  • Choice of shoes
  • Mobile
  • Documents
  • Credit and debit cards



Steps to Pack a Light Luggage


Step One

Planning and organisation

Before you start your packing, you should always chalk out a plan about the things that you are going to carry while travelling for a holiday or business trip. Accordingly, you should organise the items in which you should first take into consideration the kind of bag that you would require, which will easily accommodate all the essential items that you will require during your travel. It is always preferable to buy bags that contain enough compartments and pockets in which you can easily put all your small but useful items. Moreover, you should choose a bag, which has a double facility of wheels and backpack.


Step Two

Choice of clothes and shoes

You should always choose clothes that can serve multipurpose so that minimum sets of clothes will suffice for your entire trip. It is better to carry pants and trousers with which you can match more than one shirt, this way you can have more outfits within limited number of clothes. You should always carry one extra pair of lightweight shoes so that you do not have to buy a new shoe in case of any damage to the shoes that you are using. Moreover, you can use the space in the shoes as storage for small items like your underwear, socks, medicines, and any other type of small item, which you will need during your travel.


Step Three

Other accessories

In the other accessories like all the toiletries, you should try to minimise your purchase, and carry only the most essential items, as in most of the places you will easily get all the toiletry items. However, if you have any special choice then you should always prefer items of small size, which will suffice throughout your travelling days. Nowadays, in most of the supermarkets you can easily get the toiletries in travel kits or in containers especially made for travelling.


Step Four

Documents mobile and cash

You should ensure that your travel bag has a secret compartment where you can pack your important documents like passport, travel insurance papers, identity card, and driving licence. You can save space in your bag by carrying a mobile, which has the facility GPRS, WAP, and a camera so that you can save the space in your bag as you do not have to carry a camera, batteries, and a map. You should not carry much cash but prefer to carry credit cards or debit cards if you are travelling within the country.


Step Five

The most important thing is that after completing the entire packaging you should ensure that you have some space left in the bag, which you can use for packing any type of souvenirs or gifts that you buy during your travel. If during packing, you find that you do not have any space left in your bag then you should take out all the unnecessary items from the bag.


Tips to Pack a Light Luggage

  • Do not forget to pack all the important documents and some amount of cash for emergency.
  • You can avoid any kind of tension or trouble if you pack your clothes and other necessary items in half manner that is half in your own bag and half of the items in your companion’s bag.


Measures to Pack a Light Luggage


  • Do not buy your bags by its looks but always choose those bags that have more utility facilities.
  • Always carry Xerox copies of your essential documents so that you can use them if you misplace or lose the original ones.