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The magical pack size for vacation

A TRAVEL packing expert found the ideal ratio to maximize valuable luggage space.

The equation allows vacationers to make the most of their limited wardrobe during a break.

A travel packing expert has revealed the perfect ratio for holiday luggage

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A travel packing expert has revealed the perfect ratio for holiday luggagePhoto credit: Getty

Anne McAlpin, Author of Pack It Up: The Essential Guide to Smart Travel, swears by the 3:1 packing ratio.

She explained: “A packing ratio is the number of tops you pack on top of each bottom. I pack three tops on each bottom…

“This ratio varies from person to person and even trip to trip, depending on your personal style, the purpose of your trip and your access to laundry…

“By packing three tops on each bottom, I can pack a variety of outfits with just a few versatile pieces by planning a wardrobe around a central, neutral color that can mix and match anything. Multipurpose items can expand a travel wardrobe even further.”

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Travel packing expert Anne had some too Important tips for packing shoes.

she said travel and leisure that shoes should always be packed at the bottom of the suitcase near the wheels.

This helps distribute weight evenly and reduce stress on your shoulders and back.

Anne also insists that no more than three pairs of shoes should fit in your suitcase.

She also recommends stuffing smaller shoes into larger ones or using handy packing cubes to keep your shoes separate from the rest of your belongings.

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Recent studies have shown this Women take longer to pack than menbe it for a short business trip or a two-week vacation.

A study of 2,000 adults found that women spend 31 minutes packing their suitcase for a weekend trip, while men take just 23 minutes.

Anne suggests putting shoes at the bottom of the suitcases to distribute the weight

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Anne suggests putting shoes at the bottom of the suitcases to distribute the weightPhoto credit: Getty

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