Life Hacks for Travel

I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for ways to make things easier and more efficient for myself, especially when it comes to traveling.

In honor of summer vacations (which I just got back from myself), I’ve decided to round up my five best life hacks for traveling to share with you. As much as I love to travel, it’s hard to remember to pack everything sometimes.

I have used all of these hacks in the last week and they really work!

1. Bobby Pin Explosion? Solution: Small Food Container

This life hack is a game changer! I love it so much that I use it for both travel and at home. It is so nice to have a portable place to keep bobby pins. Every girl knows how elusive they can be when you need them. Now I can whip out my little container instead of digging around the bottom of my purse. I have found myself needing to buy bobby pins less frequently because of this trick!

2. Wrinkled Shirt? Solution: Flat Iron

My best friend actually told me about this genius trick. I always bring my flat iron when I travel. This life hack was a lifesaver when we went on vacation last week. Isaac’s button downs always seem to get wrinkled right around the buttons. We were running out the door to dinner and I was able to use my flat iron on his shirt really quick after doing my hair. (Talk about two birds with one stone!)

3. Scuffed Shoe? Solution: Nail Polish

This trick has saved so many of my nude heels. There is nothing more sad than discovering a scuff on your favorite pair of shoes. I have even used black nail polish to touch up scuffs on black shoes too. Needless to say, I will always have black and nude nail polish handy when I travel.

4. Deodorant Marks on Shirt? Solution: Dryer Sheet

I love dryer sheets. I always bring them with me when I travel because they have many uses! They work surprisingly well for getting deodorant marks off of dark clothing and not to mention they give a little extra boost of that fresh laundry smell, which I love.

5. Forgot Your Lint Roller? Solution: Maxi Pad

This life hack was a funny and unexpected one. I forgot to pack my lint roller when we went to NYC last week. I’m sure any ladies out there can relate when I say that I always have extra feminine products in my bag when traveling, because you just never know! I always like to be prepared. I highly recommend packing a little extra the next trip you take. It may save the day in more ways than one!


Thanks for reading! What are some of your favorite travel hacks? Do you have any fun trips coming up this summer? I hope you have a fun and safe Independence Day!

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