Ever head on a trip and realized that you’ve over packed? You didn’t need that extra dress pants or that extra pair of jeans. The purpose of this post is to help emphasize how important it is to make a concise packing list to save you time and space; so that you can enjoy your trip.
Face it! To successfully get through your trip, you really only need a few things. The focus is to build your list on a need-only basis. Using a need-only basis style list you can avoid unnecessary weight, space, and clutter.
Another way to look at this is that if you make a list and thoroughly go through the list; your chance of forgetting all the crucial items are cut back to almost zero percent. Not only will you be able to cut back risk of forgetting items, you also be able to help yourself travel lighter. This can only happen if you have the foresight to plan your day to day activities ahead of time so that you can pack the materials you need to accommodate for those activities.
Here a sample of a listing of essential items that you can add to your list: