Cute & Cool Travel Hack/Packing Tip!

SunglassCaseHackFinalHere’s a quick travel hack and packing tip we recently discovered.  Instead of packing your charging cords/cables, adapters and earbuds in unsightly plastic sandwich zipper bags pack them in an old sunglass case.  Cute right?!  We love the idea and thought you would too!

Let’s think about it…It’s recycling at its best.  Instead of trashing those old cases to glasses that you’ve broken or lost, put them to good use.  They’re perfect to drop in your carry-on bag, large suitcase and your everyday totebag.  Instead of fumbling around for your loose cords or chargers they’re conveniently stored in this cute little case.  It’s the perfect way to be a well packed and chic traveler.

My favorite thing about using my old sunglass case for cords and charging adapters is that it also protects them while I’m traveling.  How many times have you had to replace a cord because it was bent by something heavy in your bag?  In the case they’re protected and oh so easy to find.  Don’t have any spare cases?  Stop by stores like Five Below, Dollar Tree and Walmart and pick up one at a budget friendly price.

We love a good packing tip or travel hack.  Toss in a few pieces of candy, after all fresh breath is a traveling priority (lol).   You never know who you might meet (wink wink).

What’s your favorite travel hack/packing tip?

Be Happy.  Be Fabulous.  Be Well Traveled.

By The Travelin Diva ~ Kirstin N. Fuller

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Author: The Travelin Diva

Self proclaimed 'Travelin Diva,' Kirstin is a DC native and graduate of Howard University! Pursuing her dreams in 2007, Kirstin launched the travel magazine Reservations Travel Guide which led her to start the fabulous travel blog to showcase the latest travel news, innovative travel products and the worlds' hottest destinations and deals. Be Happy. Be Fabulous. Be Well Traveled.

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  1. I store my charger in my eyeglass case too.. I know exactly where it is!! Great tip!!

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  2. OK Kirstin, you did that! I love this idea. The second I read this, I realized that I have two super cute eyeglass cases in one of my work bags. I will definitely use this tip for my next trip.

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  3. This is an awesome idea I am using beginning today. Especially when packing. I may buy an extra cord and earbud to keep in it at all times.

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  4. Love this idea! Especially since I travel with my kids a lot, I already have way too many ziplock bags filled with ‘stuff’ in my bag.
    My favorite travel tip is when traveling with bottles that have screw on tops, put a piece of saran wrap on the top of the bottle before screwing on the top. This helps to prevent the liquid from leaking out with the changes in air pressure.

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  5. Dope idea! Will give that a try. I always bring a scarf. Whether for style, hair protection, warmth, or most recently as an arm sling until I got to the US, they’ve been amazing.

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  6. That’s a really good idea. As for my own tip… hmmm.. I bought this pillow/blanket/eye mask set years ago. It all packs up in a pillow case. It’s easy to travel with and I always have it with me on trips so I can get some comfortable rest.

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  7. Great way to recycle. I have a case I bought sis ugh akkybfur cords and whatnot.

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  8. I think this is one of the cutest hacks ever. You already included my must have travel peppermints.

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  9. What a neat idea! We don’t have too many of these lying around, but I will definitely keep this hack in mind!

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  10. This is a perfect idea especially for someone like me who struggles with packing the small things

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  11. Great idea! I travel a lot with my carry-on alone and this is a great way to not have those cable all tangled up in my laptop bag.

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