Whenever I travel my shoes remains the difficult thing to pack due to hygiene issues and space issue too!
But I have figured out ways to solve this issue with many creative ways on how to pack shoes in suitcase.These solution for how to pack shoes in a suitcase are really life savior during traveling!
Change Packing Technique
This has been a great life savior to pack shoes for travel for me!
The way we fold clothes for laundry won’t help us same during packing travel due to space constraint.
There has been many ways to pack clothes but these few methods will help you pack.
1.Packing with paper bags.
Paper Bags are mostly offered during wardrobe shopping and they are pretty much everywhere now.
Paper Bags helps to absorb moisture and keeps it dry for longer period.
Also they are environment friendly!
2.Packing with Dry Sheets.
After packing with paper bags try adding dryer sheets to it so that any kind of bad smell could be prevented.
In my article how to pack suit in suitcase there I mentioned adding socks inside your shoes to save space but if you hate doing it then try adding papers inside it.That way you shoes remains in form during travel.
3.Use Shower Caps
This one is the most affordable way to pack shoes in suitcase for travel.
Shower caps are easily found in hotels rooms also make sure while packing shoes are clean and pack them separately .
4.Shoes Along The Edges.
This is the most frequent technique of packing shoes during travel.
In this method shoes are kept to sides of the suitcase (pairs are separated where soles are facing the sides of the suitcase).
For this technique you need to make sure the suitcase is packed fully so that these shoes don’t move.
5.Wearing The Heavy Ones.
These shoes packing technique needs time and patience.
But you want to leave this hassle of packing shoes in suitcase and just pack as you want then its advisable to wearing the heavy shoes.
This way you you need to bother about packing during return and worry about weight at airports!
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6.Carry Disinfectant Sanitizer Wet Wipes.
Disinfectant Wipes will help you cleaning your shoes before you pack them.
So now you know how to pack shoes in your luggage and clean them before you pack shoes in your luggage.
7. Try packing different items with shoes.
Sandals, penny loafers, espadrilles, low-rise Sneakers, sandals, and flip flops are the finest shoes to pack because they don’t take up a lot of room in your suitcase.
To save an hour at the security check, make sure they are simple to put on and take off.
8. Try Color Coded Bags.
When you visit Target or Walgreens you get color bags so use them during your next trip as these bags are easy to identify the pairs.
You can also use paper bags but use double bags as they are prone to damage so try two bags packing.
9. Pack Heels and Wedges in a Suitcase is Easy.
When you pack such big items in suitcase then try adding smaller items inside the shoes.So that space inside suitcase is saved.
Try adding the clothes in between so that a great padding creates a better condition to the shoes.
10.Rid of Any Foot Odour.
Sweaty Foot will be a bad thing you won’t let mixing with your clothes. However, your shoes smell will go away if you keep them dried near heater or under fan for 5 hours.
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Final Conclusion on How to pack shoes in a suitcase.
By eliminating cumbersome, hefty boots, you can reduce the weight of your luggage or backpack. When traveling in the winter or fall, wear short boots to save some space in your luggage. However, if you like, you can include them in your vacation attire.
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In summary, there are only really three crucial factors to take into account while packing shoes for a trip. Getting organized can help you save room, preserve your shoes from deformation and scratches, and safeguard your clean clothing as well as the interior of your bag from germs and musty odors.
Also check my guide on How To Pack Clothes In A Suitcase.
A complete guide on how to pack a suitcase to maximize space.