If money is no obstacle, you can ignore all the tips below and go wild. Pack as many steamer trunks as you want with everything you might possibly need or want. Just remember to bring along enough help to haul it around for you. You may also consider carrying enough cash to cover the cost of the extra taxi you will need for your stuff. However, if you are like most of us, you will want to minimize the amount of stuff you will be hauling around during your trip. If this is the case, you may find the tips below helpful!
(1) Before you start packing asses the length of your trip and the activities you planned for your trip, so you know what kind of clothes, accessories and things you will need to pack.
(2) Lay out all your potential options, clothes you may need, or you would like to bring. For example, if you have a wedding to attend, lay ouy multiple suits or dresses that you would like to bring. Also lay out any accessories, make up, hair products, and technology devices so you can get a clear picture of everything you want to bring with you.
(3) Cut outs, making it work with less. Since now you see all the things you want to bring, start taking out all the items you could make the trip without. For example, the extra pair of shoes you laid out just in case. When it comes down to the final selection always chose the garments that mix and match well with the most outfits. Chose color schemes that go well with each other and you won’t go wrong. When it comes to toiletries pack just the necessary ones (the ones you can’t live without), since they can make your suitcase heavy.
(4) Now since you have a pretty clear picture how much stuff you are bringing, determine how many suitcases you need. Also check your airline’s baggage-fee policy so you don’t get any surprises when you get to the airport. Many airlines charge extra for an additional suitcase unless you are traveling business or first class.
(5) Time to pack. Pack your specialty items, such as your formal dress in their garment bag (Usually provided at purchase). Use compression bags to pack your socks, underwear, t-shirts, and other foldable garments. Pack nicer shirts, slacks, and dresses in foldable garment carries (Usually part of your luggage set). Now that you have most items packed into internal garment packs layout these packs along with the remaining items to pack such as shoes, belts, cosmetic bag, electronics, and other accessories that don’t require special care. Once you have a clear perspective of everything requiring packing into your suitcase or suitcases begin packing your suitcases with the largest items first. Pack largest to smallest fitting in the smallest items in the gaps between the larger items.
I hope you found these tips helpful.