5 Hacks You Should Use to Pack a Low-Cost Flight Bag for a Week

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Traveling with low-cost airlines is quite challenging, especially when not even a carry-on is included in your ticket price. Most budget airlines these days only allow you to bring a tiny bag on board, and we’re here to help you pack it effectively for a full week.

No Electronics

Unless you’re working while traveling, try to leave all the bulky electronics behind. Laptops and tablets will take you a lot of space in your bag and make it much heavier.

Fewer Toiletries

Even if you’re staying at a hostel that doesn’t offer free toiletries, packing all the products you use on a daily basis is probably not an option. Consider buying a multi-purpose shampoo once you reach the destination or pack the essentials in reusable travel bottles.

Choosing Clothes

Carefully choosing your clothes will save you a ton of space. Go with versatile items in neutral colors that you can mix and match easily, and opt for lightweight fabrics, especially if you’re traveling during colder seasons.

Doing Laundry

You can also plan to do laundry midway through your trip or wash it by hand as you go along. You’ll be able to significantly minimize your baggage and pack fewer clothes.

Packing Hacks

Some popular packing hacks are worth trying when you’re traveling ultra-light, such as rolling your clothes and using packing cubes or compression bags to save up space.