Packing Tips for Happier Trips

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Posted on 05/24/2018



We’ve all been there, standing over an empty suitcase feeling a little bit panicked about what to bring and what not to bring. If you pack too much, you wind up lugging all kinds of stuff you never use, but if you bring too little, you’ll inevitably find yourself very uncomfortable at some point on your trip. So, what’s a traveller to do? 

We’ve culled this handy packing list for you so that no matter where you’re going, you’ll be perfectly prepared and expertly packed.

Suitcase Packing Tips

Make and check your packing list

Roll, don’t fold

Use fresh, clean shoes as packing cubes

Ziploc bags and elastics are your friends!

Put a shower cap over your shoes

Put heavier items like shoes near suitcase wheels

Leave plenty of empty space in your suitcase

Packing cubes or compression bags

*Note: Collette provides you with one when you upgrade to elite!

Bring an around the world adapter

Put dryer sheets in between your clothes

Travel Wear

Do your homework and study the climate you’ll be visiting

Pack safe colours and items


Air Travel Tips

Check your airline’s baggage restrictions so you know:

*Note: If you book your flight through Collette Air, these things will be done for you

Never check important items!

3-1-1 liquids rule

With these packing tips in mind, your suitcase should contain only what you need to be comfortable and prepared for your fantastic journey. Happy packing!

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