28/03/2017 8:26 AM AEDT | Updated 28/03/2017 8:38 AM AEDT

Eight Suitcase Packing Tips For Your Next Getaway

Use your shoes!

When it comes to prepping for a getaway, travellers tend to fall into one of two camps.

There's the proactive packer who has their bag packed and underwear rolled three days before take-off, and then there's the last minute chuck-everything-into-a-bag packer who just doesn't get the need for rush.

Whether you're on a business trip, or you are backpacking around South America for three months to find yourself, a well-packed bag can maximise space and ease the strains or unexpected hiccups that come with travel.

Starting with your packing method. Rolling is a controversial yet effective way to save space and reduce wrinkles. From folding front-to-back (for those anti-rollers) to rolling socks into your shoes, here are some tips to try before you next jet off.

Infographic made by Visualistan.