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Packing for a trip soon? Then you will love these packing tips and tricks I’ve rounded up.

Packing Tips and Tricks

We are currently in California for a family wedding and I was searching for packing tips and tricks last week. I found so many fantastic ideas that I just had to share them with all of you.  Some of these really made me think – why didn’t I think of that!

Packing a flat iron with a pot holder

Use pot holder to pack flat iron – OMG!  This is the best idea ever!!

pack outfits in ziplock bags

Pack outfits in ziplock bags.  This is such a great idea when packing for kids.

packing toiletries

Use plastic wrap to spill-proof shampoo, conditioner, and other liquid toiletries.


Use an old sunglasses case or even a pencil case to hold charging cords when traveling.

use glad wrap to pack jewelry

Use Glad Press’N Seal to keep jewelry from getting tangles while traveling

pack jewelry in pill organizer

Or use a pill organizer to store your small jewelry while traveling.


Roll clothes instead of folding them.

camera in soap container

Pack your camera in a soap container.  I wish I would have found this tip sooner because my camera is all scratched up from throwing it in my purse.

fabric softener sheet in suitcase

Pack a dryer sheet in your suitcase.

pack pillowcase for dirty clothes

Pack a pillowcase to store dirty clothes in.  Then when you get home, all you have to do is throw everything including the pillowcase in the washing machine.

smart phone on plane

And if you’re flying, this is an awesome travel tip!  Pack a ziplock bag so you can watch your smart phone on the plane.

take pictures of suitcases when flying

Also, take pictures of your luggage if you’re flying just in case your luggage gets lost.

Do you have any packing tips and tricks?  Please share so we can be inspired by you.

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