Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips

Friday, Nov 20, 2020, 10:56 pm
By:James Fraser

Are you planning to go on vacation, or have a short trip to the nearest city? Get smart, and make your trip as simple as possible with our brilliant 15 DIY travel hacks. From rolling up dresses to making toothpaste chewies, we show you a ton of tricks.
1.Roll Your Clothes to Fit More

Never stack your clothes vertically one on the other when you are traveling. Neatly roll your clothes, and arrange them next to each other, to save space or fit more into your suitcase. This technique also prevents wrinkles on your clothes.


Roll Your Clothes to Fit More-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips



2.Close the Openings of Shampoo and Other Liquid Bottles

If you do not want your shampoo bottle or other liquid items in your baggage to spill and spoil your belongings, use tape to close the openings of the bottles. This is a simple and easy way to prevent liquid spills inside bags.


Close the Openings of Shampoo and Other Liquid Bottles-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


3.Turn Your Empty Lip Balm into a Mini Cash Holder

Empty Lip Balms make good mini cash holders that come in handy while traveling. You no longer have to carry those bulky wallets to places like beaches or waterfronts. The best thing is that these little things are waterproof, so you can happily play around without needing to worry about cash getting wet.


Turn Your Empty Lip Balm into a Mini Cash Holder-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips




4.Turn Your Sunglasses Box into a Charger Holder

Never lose your phone charger or earphones by keeping them in an empty sunglasses box. This little hack will help you prevent one of the worst things that could happen while traveling, which is losing a charger.


Turn Your Sunglasses Box into a Charger Holder-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


5.Why Carry a Laptop Bag When You Can Turn Your Hoodie into One?

Leave your laptop bag at home, and turn your hoodie into one, by simply following the instructions that shown in the picture. If your laptop is the only thing you need to carry on your travel, this hack will work like a charm.


Why Carry a Laptop Bag When You Can Turn Your Hoodie into One?-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips




6.Make Dried Tooth Paste Pills

You may feel like you are about to make some recipe, but you are not. You can make these ‘toothpaste chewies’, if you do not want to carry toothpaste. Take out your toothpaste and make small dots on silver foil as shown in the picture. Let them dry for a day or two, and collect them in a small plastic bag! Whenever you need to brush, chew these little things until they foam.


Make Dried Tooth Paste Pills-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


7.Mark Your Baggage Fragile

Never let airport staff or other guys mishandle your baggage. Just stick a ‘Fragile’ sticker on it to prevent mishandling. This technique will also make your baggage arrive faster to the baggage claim area.


Mark Your Baggage Fragile-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips

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8.Ditch Room Service, Order Food Online

Have you ever wondered why food in hotels costs are incredibly high? Next time you are in a hotel, forget room service and just order food online from nearby restaurants. This not only helps you save some money, but also lets you enjoy the local tastes that you normally will not find in the hotel.


Ditch Room Service, Order Food Online-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


9.Use ATMs over Currency Exchange Centers

You can actually withdraw cash in local currency from ATMs in foreign countries. This little known hack will help you save money you would be spending at currency exchange centers as exchange fees. Do not forget to inquire with your bank whether or not your card is supported. 


Use ATMs over Currency Exchange Centers-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips

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10.Try this Inflatable Car Back Seat Bed Next Time

This cool inflatable bed comes very handy when you are on a long car ride. This inflatable seat is too good to miss out on, especially when you are traveling with children.  It also turns your backseat area into a nice big boot space, if you have to load up extra baggage.


Try this Inflatable Car Back Seat Bed Next Time-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


11.When Lost, Ask a Fast Food Restaurant for Directions

When you cannot find an address at a new place, or are lost somewhere in an unknown place, walk into a nearest fast food restaurant for help. Fast food restaurants employ people to deliver food to nearby homes and they might have an idea of what you are looking for.


When Lost, Ask a Fast Food Restaurant for Directions-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips




12.Use Google Maps ‘Pin’ Feature When Parking Car at Unknown Locations

When you have to park your car or other vehicle at an unknown place, and you are not sure how to get back to that place, simply use Google Maps’ ‘Drop a Pin’ feature, so you can easily check the spot anytime from the maps app.


Use Google Maps ‘Pin’ Feature When Parking Car at Unknown Locations -Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


13.Hair Conditioner, an Unsung Hero

You can use hair conditioner as shaving cream! It can be used as hair styling cream as well. This little hack will help you save little more space, or get the job done in emergencies when you have run out of shaving cream.


Hair Conditioner, an Unsung Hero-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


14.Mail Yourself Soft Copies of Important Documents

Before leaving on a domestic or international trip, upload and email soft copies of all important documents like passport, visa, driving license to your own email ID. This will help you have access to important documents at times of theft or other unfortunate incidents.


Mail Yourself Soft Copies of Important Documents-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


15.TVs will Have a USB Port

Next time you have lost a charger, or when your charger does not fit into wall sockets, check the back of the television in your hotel room to find a USB port that can be used to charge your mobile and other electronic devices. Most modern TVs are equipped with a USB port.


TVs will Have a USB Port-Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Trips


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