If storage space is a concern for your travel plans, you might have to get creative in your packing. Sample-sized containers are a must for travelers trying to save space.
You can also bring pill cases—with your daily supplements already portioned out—rather than bulky bottles. Not only will this save space, it will help you save time and energy while traveling, because whatever supplements you need to take will be in the right compartment, just waiting to be used.
Remember that the same guidelines for safe storage of Essential Oils in your home still apply to storing oils while traveling and after you’ve arrived at your destination. The best place to store Essential Oils is in a cool, dark location. Stashing your oils under a seat out of the sun is better than leaving your oils on the sunny dashboard of your car where temps can vary. An insulated container can also help maintain temperature for storage of your oils.
Sometimes, a cool, dark location may be difficult to find—for example, if you’re camping in South Carolina in August. If you will not have a suitable place to store your oils, it might be best (when packing pre-travel) to transfer small amounts of the oils you would like to bring into smaller containers and leave the majority of your oil stash at home.
Your bottles and containers probably won’t leak, but it’s better to be safe than sorry when packing. Try to store your oils upright. There are many great storage cases you can buy that do just this. If you don’t have a way to ensure that your Essential Oil bottles and containers stay upright, pack them in a plastic bag that zips closed for extra protection. The last thing you want is Peppermint Oil all over the inside of your toiletry case!
QUESTION – DO YOU LIKE TO PACK LIGHT OR DO YOU BRING EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK?