Travel Hacks: Packing for a Summer Sailing Holiday in Europe
Packing for a holiday can be a bit of a chore so keep reading if you want to achieve your summer sailing trip PhD in packing before setting sail on your next big adventure. Okay, that was a bit cringe but we’re leaving it in for effect. Sorry, not sorry.
Don’t Leave It Until the Last Minute and Don’t Over Pack!
Packing at the last minute is a recipe for disaster. Running around your room supermarket sweep style and shoving every summer-appropriate wardrobe staple into your suitcase will only result in a series of mismatched outfits and some ridiculously heavy luggage. Take your time and allow yourself to slip into holiday mode a little early. The countdown to your summer getaway starts now.
Plan an Outfit for Every Day of your Sailing Trip
Although you might not know exactly what activities you’re going to be getting up to, laying out a few potential outfits for each day of your trip will help you to ensure that you’ve got all your bases covered. Note that it’s totally okay to be an outfit repeater on holiday, just make sure that you pack enough to see you through the best trip of your life plus the flights there and back.
Always Roll, Don’t Fold
As folding is a one-way street to creased and crumpled clothes, make now your opportunity to master the art of clothes rolling. When you unpack and hang up your holiday threads all creases will magically fall out by themselves, ensuring your holiday remains an iron-free zone.
Choose your Shoes Wisely
From strolling charming sunshine-soaked streets to partying the night away on your own yacht, the last thing you want is sore feet from a series of poorly chosen footwear. In a nutshell, you’re going to want to bring along a pair of beach-friendly shoes, a pair that is comfy enough to walk in all day, and a pair that is dance floor appropriate should you want to show off a few of your favourite moves one an evening.