Save Room in the Car With These Helpful Packing Tips

We all know that feeling. It’s the day of your road trip, and it’s time to load up the car. When you plan a lengthier beach trip, playing Tetris in the back trunk can be quite a daunting task. Before you start packing, take some time to review some of our clever packing tips that will help you save room in the car! You might also want to go ahead and get your free copy of our Vacation Guide. Inside, you’ll find so much local insight on the Outer Banks and all that it has to offer! 

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4 Packing Tips That Will Help You Save Room in the Car 

1. Try Rolling Your Clothes 

Folding or hanging your clothes can take up too much precious car space. Try neatly rolling your clothes in your suitcase. You will be amazed at just how much space this saves you in the long run! 

2. Share Bags With Family Members

Instead of packing individual bags for each family member, consider sharing suitcase space for like items. This is one of many pro packing tips that help you get the most use out of each bag. 

3. Take Advantage of Beach Equipment Rentals 

If you don’t have room to pack everything, don’t fret. We know some fantastic beach equipment rental companies that offer a variety of things you might need during your stay. Bicycles, beach chairs, umbrellas, surfboards, baby equipment, and grills are among the list of items each company offers.

4. Review Our Suggested Packing List 

Look over our suggested packing list to get an idea of what you should bring along. Some items you might pick up at a grocery store once you’re there but other things you might want to go ahead and bring from your own home. 

Kick Back at Your Outer Banks Vacation Rental 

Now that you have a good idea of what to bring and how to save room in your car, it’s time to consider where you’ll be staying. Unwind after a long day of traveling in your Outer Banks vacation rental. Paramount Destinations boasts a lovely collection of homes and villas in Corolla, Duck, and the Southern Shores. You’ll have access to top-notch amenities and our on-call staff. We go above and beyond to ensure that your stay with us is one you’ll remember for a lifetime. 

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