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10 packing tips everyone should know

Knowing how to pack is one of the most important things someone who is about to study abroad should learn. Pack too much and you end up disorganized and having to pay for pricey airline baggage fees. Pack too little and you don’t have enough for the length of your trip. USA Today put together 10 packing tips for every traveler to help keep you on track.

  1. Roll, don’t fold
  2. Make a packing list
  3. Know your airline’s baggage-fee policy
  4. Follow the 3-1-1 rule
  5. Use your personal item wisely
  6. Wash your clothes on the road
  7. Pack dual-purpose garments
  8. Layer
  9. Never check essential items
  10. Use packing aids

Each tip is designed to keep your suitcase light and ready for your next adventure! Check out the full article from USA Today to see in depth about each tip. ( http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/advice/2012/12/12/10-packing-tips-every-traveler-should-know/1764207/ )

Orderly Suitcase

(Remember roll don’t fold!)