How to pack for your holidays – from plug adaptors to painkillers squib

Plan outfits carefully, stack things up Tetris-style and wear your bulkiest clothes on the plane

Roll, don’t fold, when packing clothes in a suitcase. Folding creases your clothes and takes up more room, whereas rolling compacts them and also makes them easier to fit into tight spots in your case. You can pile things up like a game of Tetris.

When it comes to bulkier items such as jumpers, it is better to fold, but try to wear your larger items if you are flying. Not only does this save space, but planes are always colder than you expect, especially if you are sat by the window.

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