Whether you are a first-time traveler or you consider yourself a seasoned veteran, packing for vacation can be daunting. It is important to make sure you have all the essentials so you're not left frustrated and scrambling to find the nearest shop in your destination. It's equally as important to not pack too much or you'll end up disorganized, charged with extra baggage fees and burdened with heavy bags. One pro tip that seems to always work is:
"When packing for a vacation, lay out all the clothes and money you plan to bring on your trip. Take half the clothes and twice the money."
Although that's true, the reality is that packing is pivotal and needs to be done efficiently to make traveling less stressful. Additionally, a strategical approach to packing can help save you money. We thought it best to revisit the most basic packing rules to go by.