16 Crazy Useful Things You Wouldn’t Think to Pack for Vacation

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Everyone thinks they have the ultimate packing list figured out — but why not check out this list for a few things you may have forgotten about? These brilliant packing list hacks will ensure you’re always safe, dry and fully charged up while traveling.

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1. Laundry Detergent

Many people don’t realize how easy it is to pack light, and wash some clothes in the hotel or hostel bathroom while you’re on vacation. A lot of brands sell tiny, one-use, no-rinse packages of laundry detergent, which are easy to pack in a small suitcase. Challenge yourself to make your next holiday carry-on only!