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How to Stay Organized on Vacation

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planning for a vacationWith the kids out of school and summer in full swing, it’s that time of year again, where we’re finally taking time off work to spend time with our families and catch up on some much-needed relaxation. But while the purpose of a vacation is to de-stress and wind down, often times we can actually end up just as frazzled as on any other day, as we try to organize everything for our big trip of the year. Use these tips from Closet & Storage Concepts of Boston to help you structure and organize your vacation in order to get the peace of mind you deserve.

Plan Ahead

This is the big key when it comes to having the best time possible on vacation. You can never do too much planning. Make sure that you have an itinerary that will be easy to follow and allows for wiggle room in the event of inevitable, unforeseen hiccups. Plan well in advance in order to get the best deals on flights and hotels, and keep an eye out for deals and vacation packages. You’ll be surprised at how many ways there are to save money when you work ahead. This will also make it easy to fit in everything that you want to do on your trip and make the most of the time you have off. Be sure to schedule in some down time as well though. You’ll want a chance to simply relax by the pool and catch up on your reading list. It’s a vacation after all!

Don’t Break the Bank

Vacations are a great way to unwind, but they can also be rough on the wallet. Try to find ways to cut costs on your vacation in order to save yourself the gray hairs when it comes time to budget. Forego the five-star hotel and opt for an Airbnb instead during your romantic getaway. Compare shop with other airlines, and consider visiting popular destinations in the off-season. Not only will you save money, but you’ll also have a more authentic experience without all the tourists around.

Pack Wisely

Packing well is one of the best ways to make the most of your vacation. Have a special folder for all the important documents you’ll need, like passports and plane tickets, and never let it stray far from your side. Make sure that you follow all regulations when it comes to baggage weight and liquids, so you don’t miss your flight while trying to find stuff to unload at the airport. Take inspiration from capsule wardrobes so that you won’t over-pack, and only bring the essentials.

When you’re well-prepared and well-organized, your vacation is sure to go off without a hitch. Use these tips from Closet & Storage Concepts of New England to have your best vacation yet! After your vacation, tackle your home’s organization by adding custom closet systems or other custom home furniture – give us a call to get started.


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