How to Fit Everything in One Bag

Save money by packing wisely
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted May 18, 2008 5:14 PM CDT
Even international, multi-destination trips can be done on one bag. Dyment says the bundle packing technique works best to pack it in.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – With airlines charging more for extra bags, the trick is to fly light. A packing guru offers these tips for stuffing it all in one bag, NPR reports:

  • Make a no-frills list, and stick to it (see for ideas).
  • Don't let any space go unused (stuff things into shoes, for example).

  • Wrap clothes in bundles: Instead of folding a shirt and stuffing it in, lay it out flat, put a few other clothes on top, and wrap the sleeves around it.
  • Never bring more than two pairs of shoes. For women, low heels and dressy sandals should cover all the bases.
  • Be ruthless: Chances are, the queen will not be inviting you to dinner.