Besides hunting for great vacation destinations and searching for bargains, being organized and finding thrifty ways to keep things safe is essential when you’re traveling. You can always come up with new ways to save room and money during your summer vacation. Here’s a few must-know travel hacks to help during your trip.
If you roll your clothes as your packing you won’t only avoid wrinkling your clothes but it will also save you some space so you can fit more in your suitcase.
Use an old plastic cereal container as a car trash can
We used to use old department store bags when traveling but that became a mess so instead we found a trick of using a cereal container to store the trash. Kids can easily put their trash in through the opening on the top and the tight fitting lid can prevent any mess.
Store your phone in a plastic bag at theme parks and the beach
Keeping your phone safe can be pretty important during your vacation. If you’re headed to the beach, a water park or anywhere their might be water or rainy weather, store your phone or tablet in a plastic Ziploc bag to prevent your phone from getting wet.
Put plastic wrap over bottles to prevent leakage
You can wrap the opening of your liquids, shampoo or beauty items or cologne and then screw the lid on to help prevent leaking while you travel. Just be sure the plastic wrap is secured so that it stays in place.
Grab one of those daily pill organizers for just a few dollars at your local department store and use it to store your jewelry while you travel.
Use a binder clip to protect shaving razors or headphones
Binder clips, from your local office store, are the perfect size to clip over the razors allow you to protect the razor as well as your fingers. You can also wrap your headphones around a binder clip to help prevent them from getting tangled up in your suitcase or travel bag.
Use a belt for shirts with collars
Wrap a belt inside the collar of a shirt to keep the collar nice and crisp. You won’t even be able to tell it was in a suitcase because it will help keep the collar standing perfectly.
Use baby powder to remove sand
If you’re headed to the beach, be sure to bring along some baby powder. You can use the powder to easily remove the sand instead of trying to brush or wash it off your skin.
Use sunglass case to store chargers
Grab those old sunglass cases to easily store your chargers. Just wrap them up and place them in the case. They’ll be organized and you won’t have to worry about losing them in your suitcase or purse.