Travel Packing Tips: How to Pack Winter Clothes

If you’re visiting a cooler climate, you’ll want to pack warm and cozy layers. But packing sweaters and ski pants in your suitcase may be challenging. We have a solution. Save space with this clever packing method using rollable compression bags and strategically placed socks and accessories.


How to Pack Bulky Winter Clothes

What you’ll need:

  • Sweaters
  • Pants
  • Long sleeved t-shirts
  • Toiletry bag
  • Socks
  • Scarf
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Compression bags

Instructions:

  1. First lay out your clothes and compression bags.
  2. Roll each bulky item into a compression bag before stacking it in the bottom of your suitcase.
    Note: Bulkier items include sweaters, insulated jackets or even ski pants.
  3. Roll your other garments, like pants and t-shirts, to maximize space.
  4. Once your clothes are packed, add your toiletry bag on top. This will make it easily accessible during travel.
  5. Add cold weather accessories like your scarf, hat and gloves to inside pockets or find space between bulkier items.
  6. Zip and go!

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