Packing guides and lists

 Planepack's Slobodanka photographed at Vibe Hotel Canberra by  Grace Costa .

Planepack's Slobodanka photographed at Vibe Hotel Canberra by Grace Costa.

 

Packing guides and lists are the cornerstone of light travel. Plan, prepare and then pack - that's my advice. One of the best guides is a simple packing list. I've prepared a few lists for you:

One of the questions I get asked a lot is how to pack for both hot and cold climates in the same trip. Well, I asked some experts, and this is what they have to say:

As you'll be travelling light, it's really important to take along your essentials. Toiletries and cosmetics have to be included as part of your carry on luggage. And to make it easier for you, I've developed a weight calculator (and no, I'm not unusually pedantic in my normal life!). Have a look at this list - and collect your free calculator along the way: