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If you’re trying to catch last minute travel deals, it pays to be prepared. Here are some tips to get you ready for your dream vacation.
Keep luggage organized. If you need to pack in a hurry for last minute travel, you don’t want to waste time digging through closets and storage. Store all smaller bags in larger bags, and store accessories with larger luggage items.
Keep important lists. Pretend to pack for your last minute vacation. Instead of packing, simply write down everything you’d bring. That way, when it’s time to pack and you’re rushing, you won’t forget anything.
Stock up on travel sizes. Buy TSA-safe travel sized cosmetics and toiletries ahead of time. Store them in small plastic baggies. When it’s time to travel, just toss the bags in your toiletry bags and you’re good to go.
Keep medications up to date. When you find a last minute travel deal, don’t get stuck waiting on a medication refill. Keep your medications up to date and your over the counter medications in stock.
Buy clothes that travel well. You don’t need to overhaul your wardrobe. But it pays to have a few great travel pieces such as easy-to-pack sundresses that don’t wrinkle, and some nice wrinkle-resistant slacks.