Try as you might, sometimes figuring out the right things to pack into your suitcase when you travel can be a real pain. But fear not — we’re here to take some of the guess work out of what you really need on your next excursion. With help from Self Magazine, we take a look at 15 travel essentials you should never go on vacation without.
1. Mini laundry detergent packs
One travel blogger tells Self that carrying a travel-size container of laundry detergent makes it possible to do a quick wash of your clothes in the hotel sink when you’re on the go and don’t have the time, or the resources, to do a full load of laundry. Bonus: If you’re able to wash some of your clothes, you don’t have to pack as much.
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