CNS News 22.12.2017 09:47 am

Pack your suitcase like a burrito

Woman Kneeling on Bulging Suitcase --- Image by © moodboard/Corbis

Woman Kneeling on Bulging Suitcase --- Image by © moodboard/Corbis

Packing all the right stuff while ensuring your suitcase and bags don’t break at the seams or even worse, become too heavy to board, can be a hard feat. Why not try the burrito method?

There are too many broken suitcases, abandoned wheels and sad faces who have to pay fees for being overweight at airports and stations during this festive season. To eliminate these unwanted headaches, Zululand Observer recommends you try the burrito packing method by following six easy steps.

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READ MORE: Strong case for load shedding

Step 1: Lay down all your clothes on the bed before you pack them into your suitcase.

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Step 2: To create a shell for your burrito, start laying out your light jackets or shirts with the collar down.

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Step 3: Layer your clothes with the shirt/jacket collars facing each other in the north, south, east and west directions.

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Step 4: Layer your pants on top of the shirts/jackets facing north, south, east and west.

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Step 5: Take your underwear, socks and belts and place them in the centre of the clothing burrito and wrap (not fold) each layer starting with the pants over the socks and underwear.

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Step 6: Wrap the next layer on each side (NSEW) over each other smoothing the clothes as you go to prevent wrinkled clothes until it looks like a burrito. Now put it inside your suitcase and you have a burrito.

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Well Done! You Deserve a Holiday!

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Watch the the video below to see how it’s done in real time and leave your packing woes at home. Happy Holidays.

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