Smart Travelling - Four Packing Hacks You Need to Know

Smart Travelling: Four Packing Hacks You Need to Know

The government has mandated travel bans to prevent the spread of Covid-19. It is a smart move that will help to keep the virus from spreading further. By banning travel, the government can control who is coming in and out of the country, which will help to prevent the virus from spreading.

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in widespread lockdowns across the globe. It has led to many people being stuck at home with nothing to do. It has resulted in a condition called cabin fever, which is characterised by restlessness, irritability, and boredom.

While the lockdowns were necessary to prevent the spread of the virus, they have taken a toll on people's mental health. The lack of social interaction, human connection, and the monotony of being stuck at home made many people feel isolated and lonely.

Now that the governments have eased restrictions, you should take advantage of this and travel. But before you do so, you should learn how to pack your canvas travel bags smartly. This blog will enumerate the various tips. 

Cut Out the Filler

Packing a bunch of random stuff for every possible contingency is not intelligent because most of it will never be used, and it takes up too much space in your canvas travel bags. A better approach is to pack what you need for the trip and to plan so that you know what you'll need. This way, you can pack light and avoid lugging around unnecessary stuff.

Shop for Size

We live in a time when gear designers create more efficient products that take up less space. When shopping for travel items, keep size in mind and choose things that are easy to pack and will not take up too much space. Smart, small gear design is widely available and can improve your travel experience.

Fold and Roll, Do Not Stack

Folding clothes is the most common way to pack them, but it is not always the best way. Folding creates wrinkles and takes up a lot of space. Rolling clothes tightly can help to save space and prevent wrinkles.

Packing cubes are a brilliant trick to keep rolled clothes in place. They also organise items in your suitcase, like underwear, socks, and toiletries.

When packing for a journey, you must consider what you will be doing and what you will need. You will want to pack comfortable shoes if you are walking a lot. If you attend formal events, you will need to pack a nice outfit. And if you are travelling with your little ones, you will need to do some activities to keep them entertained.

Be Smart about Your Shoes

They can take up a lot of space, so you must be smart about which ones you pack in your canvas travel bags. The best thing to do is to take as few pairs as possible. Instead of packing different shoes for walking, working out, and dressing up, find one pair of nice-looking, durable trainers that can be used for all three. Once your shoes are in your bag, stuff them with socks, underwear, or a belt to save even more space.


If you are looking for packing hacks to help you save space while travelling, hopefully, this article has given you some ideas. By utilising some of these tips, you can hopefully make your packing more efficient and less stressful. Safe travels!

You should also shop for canvas travel bags from Troop London. We have a vast collection of travelling bags suitable for all journeys – from a staycation to a jaunt outside the country. So, shop now!