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publication date: June 23, 2023
Do you have a short but intense trip ahead of you? Don't know what to pack for the weekend? Don't worry! This practical guide will tell you how to pack for 3 adventurous days. Ensure your comfort and travel with style based on our list of things for a weekend trip.
Choosing the right luggage is essential for a successful trip. If you're planning a short trip of 3 days, you'll usually only need a small cabin suitcase or a comfortable travel bag that is both simple, flexible and casual. The advantage of a sports bag is also that it is a multifunctional product - you can successfully use it on your way to the gym, for example! For keen hikers, on the other hand, a sturdy rucksack may be more convenient, as it will be lightweight and easy to carry when changing locations frequently.
How to pack for 3 days? Your luggage should, first and foremost, be roomy - after all, it has to hold everything on our list of essentials for a weekend trip. When choosing the perfect luggage, also consider its practicality and ease of carrying and.... don't forget to label it! Attaching even a small key ring can ensure that your luggage does not fall into the wrong hands (by accident, of course!).
Before you pack your luggage, remember that your clothes should be suitable for the weather of the destination and the activities you have planned for your holiday.
How do I pack for 3 days without forgetting anything? It all depends on whether you plan to explore the city or relax on the beach during your trip. Or are you going on a business trip? Matching your clothes to your planned activities is key, especially if you're going away for such a short time. Make sure your suitcase has clothes for every eventuality and remember that the weather can play tricks! Take clothes with you that can be worn in layers and be prepared for changing weather conditions.
Remember it's only a 3-day trip? If possible, limit the number of things you take with you. Avoid over-packing and focus on the essential items you will need to travel comfortably. Opt for versatile items and clothes that can be easily put together to create different looks, and (if possible and you're not going on a business trip, for example) limit the number of pairs of shoes to.... one. You have to admit that (if anything) extra footwear takes up quite a bit of space in your suitcase.
If you still don't know how to pack for 3 days and need specifics - we have something especially for you. Below you'll find a ready-made list of things to take on a weekend trip, which will definitely make packing your suitcase easier. Of course, this is just a suggestion - feel free to adapt the list to your needs and use it every time you face the challenge of... packing clothes. Also remember to limit the number of items, choose functional clothes that can be easily put together and keep your luggage tidy with extra bags and containers, which are always a good idea to have with you.
How to pack for 3 days? If you want to make the most of the available space in your suitcase, follow a few simple tricks. Fold your clothes carefully so that they fit in your suitcase without getting crumpled. To do this, instead of folding your clothes into cubes, opt for... rolling! This type of packing works especially well for lightweight cotton garments such as T-shirts and dresses. Lay larger garments, such as a jacket or sweatshirt, flat on the bottom of the suitcase. It's also a good idea to have special bottles for toiletries to prevent leaks and keep your luggage tidy, as well as some fabric bags for dirty clothes. If you're worried about your luggage exceeding the weight allowance, put on your heaviest clothes and shoes.
As you can see, packing for a 3-day trip can be easy and fun. Especially if you know what to look out for and.... have our list of things to pack to hand. When planning a 3-day trip, it's also a good idea to consider your needs and preferences, be a minimalist and only take the things you really need. After all, who likes to travel laden with luggage? So bow out of the overload and enjoy the freedom of traveling!
Do you want to know what the maximum weight of the suitcase you are taking on board is? Find out about the rules for carrying luggage on our flights!
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