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PACKING TIP: How to Pack for your Trip

HOW TO PACK: Co-Founder Garrett Swann gives you tips for happy packing.

Welcome, travel wanderers! I’m your fellow co-founder of ALPHX, Garrett Swann. In the past 40 years, I have flown on planes almost two million miles and by now I’ve got this packing thing in the bag. Pun intended.

Ah, the art of pre-travel anticipation! Here's a bonus trick to elevate your packing game three days ahead of time:

So, you've got a journey on the horizon and your packing list is as blank as a freshly fallen snow. Fear not, for I'm about to unveil some clever packing hacks that'll turn your pre-travel panic into a breeze. As a seasoned suitcase whisperer, I've picked up a trick or two along the way, and I'm thrilled to share them with you. Let's dive in!

**1. The Great Closet Clean-Out**: Channel your inner minimalist and dump all your clothes onto your bed. Pare down your selection to the essentials, because let's face it, overpacking is so last season.

**2. Suitcase Visualization Magic**: Close your eyes and picture your suitcase as a magical portal to adventure. Envision every item snugly fitting inside, tailored to your destination and planned activities. It's like packing with the power of imagination!

**3. Mix 'n' Match Mastery**: Become the fashion expert of your suitcase by coordinating different tops with bottoms. Who says you can't be chic while trotting the globe?

**4. ALPHX Underwear: The Traveler's Best Kept Secret**: Whatever you do, don't leave home without your trusty ALPHX underwear. They're the unsung heroes of comfort and support, ensuring you stay collected,  no matter where your travels take you.

Alphx rolled underwear

**5. Fold, Roll, Conquer**: Master the art of folding and rolling to maximize space in your carry-on. It's like playing a game of Tetris with your clothes, but way more satisfying. Roll those tees and pants like you're crafting the perfect sushi roll.


**6. Shoe Bag Savvy**: Keep your shoes snug and dirt-free by storing them in shoe bags. After all, you wouldn't want the remnants of your urban adventures staining your pristine outfits, would you?


**7. Second Carry-On: The Essentials Arsenal**: Your second carry-on is your secret stash of must-have items – toiletries, passport, laptop, a gripping read, and enough power cables to rival a tech convention. Keep them close for easy access and peace of mind.


**8. The Sneak Peek Shuffle**: Take a sneak peek at your planned outfits for the trip and lay them out in your suitcase. This gives you ample time to assess if anything is missing or needs to be swapped out. Plus, it builds excitement for your upcoming adventure and minimizes last-minute scrambling. Happy packing! 🎒✨



**Bonus Tip: Panic-Free Packing Philosophy**: If you find yourself in a last-minute packing frenzy, don't sweat it! Unless you're embarking on a wild safari or chilling with penguins at the end of the world, chances are you can pick up any forgotten items along the way.


So there you have it, fellow explorers! Armed with these savvy packing tips, you're ready to jet set with style and ease. Bon voyage and may your travels be filled with laughter, adventure, and unforgettable memories! 🧳✈️


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