1. Tweak your toiletries
Keep them from spilling by un-screwing the top, covering the opening with cling film, then screwing the lid on again.
Avoid powders, eyeshadows and blushers from cracking and protect them with a cotton wool pad and use small containers, like vitamin tubes, to store small toiletries.
For a multi-purpose option, take coconut oil. You can use it as a cleanser, moisturiser, hand lotion, after-sun cream, lip balm, hair mask, shave oil and to soothe cuts, bites, rashes and stings.See more multi-purpose travel toiletries
2. The best bag for hand luggage
Skip the hard-shell carry-on case and choose a soft bag instead because it's lighter and easier to squeeze into the overhead lockers.
3. The bag for the essentials
A light cross-body bag is the best bag for your documents because it will fit into your other luggage and give you easy access.
4. How to pack light
sarong as it can also be used a blanket or a travel-pillow, and wear your heaviest and bulkiest clothes while you're travelling. 5. The secret to a holiday wardrobe
Plan outfits you can easily wear from day-to-night and colour co-ordinate clothes so that each piece goes with everything.
6. Roll clothes
Maximise space by rolling clothes instead of folding – see our video for our secret crease-free technique.
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7. The right footwear
Really, you only need two pairs of shoes on holiday, one comfy pair for travelling and sight-seeing and a dressy pair for evenings. Stuff small items inside the shoes in your luggage to save space.
8. Find phone chargers easily
Pack cables in a glasses case to keep them knot-free and store them at the top of your case for easy access.
Watch this video to see how to keep earphones tangle-free
9. Keep your clothes smelling fresh
Pack a tumble dryer sheet in your luggage to avoid that musty suitcase scent.
10. Make your journey home a breeze
Store your house keys, car keys and spare change together in a resealable plastic bag for a super stress-free return trip.
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