How to pack a suitcase: 15 hacks you need to know for your holidays

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    Don’t bother splashing out on hold luggage this summer. Instead, save your money for your actual holiday with these helpful hacks on how to pack that carry-on case like a pro.

    1. Roll your clothes instead of folding them to fit more in. Trust us, it works…

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    2. Put dryer sheets in between items of clothing to keep them smelling fresh

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    3. Stuff shoes with socks to save on space. Roll the socks up and then wrap one end around the other to keep pairs together.

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    4. Complimentary shower caps from hotel bathrooms make great covers for the bottom of your shoes to stop your clothes from getting dirty.

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    5. Pack jackets and blazers inside out to avoid wrinkles

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    6. Stop cosmetics from leaking by putting cling film over the neck of bottles before securing the lid.

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    7. Old sunglass cases make great storage for chargers and earphones.

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    8. Pack with bubble wrap to protect your clothes and ensure you have the space and means to bring home souvenirs that you’ll inevitably buy.

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    9. Put a cotton pad in your compact to stop the powder from breaking

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    10. Thread necklaces through straws to stop them from getting tangled while you travel.

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    11. Old tic-tac cases are the perfect size for storing bobby pins

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    12. Use a belt to keep shirt collars stiff and crisp while you travel

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    13. Leftover contact cases can hold small amounts of liquid make-up, such as foundation, for weekends away.

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    14. Keep small bits of jewellery, such as studs and rings, safe in old pill cases.

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    15. Pack clothes in the plastic dry cleaning bags to stop them wrinkling. Simply lie them flat and fold to prevent creases from setting in.

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    Sound a bit too complicated? Here’s a helpful video to show you exactly how it’s done. You’re welcome. 

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