The Ultimate Packing Guide Is Here, Just in Time for All Your Summer Travel

published Jun 14, 2024
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Summer travel season is almost here, and let’s be honest: Vacationing is all fun and games … until it comes to packing a bag. That’s when the stress creeps in: How am I supposed to fit everything, and what do I really need to bring? Whether you’re embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure or renting a cozy lake cabin for the family, there’s a lot to consider — and a lot of necessities you can forget at home, if you’re not careful.

Getting out the door can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. The secret to having the best trip ever is being as organized and prepared as you can be before you go. That’s when Apartment Therapy’s new Ultimate Packing Checklist comes in handy.

What you should pack for a trip depends on where you’re going (and how you plan to travel there) — and the Ultimate Packing Checklist is your go-to guide for how to pack and prepare for every kind of vacation. This guide is filled with the lists, tips, and tricks you’ll need to ensure you’re organized and ready to enjoy a worry-free getaway.

From tips on the absolute best way to pack a carry-on bag to staying organized and knowing exactly what you need to do at home before you go, get ready to never have vacation regret ever again. 

To get your copy, add your email address to the box below and then press “SIGN ME UP!” Next, we’ll send you a copy of the PDF. (It should pop up in your inbox within a few minutes!) Get ready to use this helpful guide all summer long — we know we will! 

Your Perfect Summer Packing List Is Here

Never stress about a vacation again! Our Ultimate Packing Checklist will keep you organized and make sure you don’t miss any of the essentials. Sign up now to get the downloadable checklist.