Roll your shirts and pants instead of folding them.
Roll your socks and put them in your shoes.
You can always purchase items you need at your destination or wash your clothes at a laundromat.
Put a shower cap over the soles of your shoes to help keep your clothes clean.
Pack sweaters and other bulky items in vacuum storage bags.
Cram your underwear and bathing suits into open spaces between larger items. Get your vacation checklist.
Leave nicer attire, like dresses and suits, on hangers and lay them on top just before closing the suitcase.
Photocopy the pages you need, or better yet, use the free aaa mobile app. Visit aaa.com/mobile to download.
Pack empty tote bags or plastic shopping bags for dirty laundry and souvenirs.
Keep smaller items like rings in a pill container and put earrings through buttons to keep pairs together.
If you’re traveling by plane, be aware of the items you can and cannot pack in both your checked and carry-on luggage. Read also advice on carry-on baggage.
Keep chargers and headphones in a sunglass case to prevent them from getting tangled.
Keep items like medications and identifying documents in your carry-on or on your person, not in your checked luggage.
Double bag your toiletries, just in case!