Backpacking just got easier thanks to self storage

It’s top of many people’s bucket lists to go backpacking or touring around the world. While travelling is often seen as something many do during their gap year when they’re relatively care-free and not tied down with adult life, it’s also becoming popular for others to take career breaks in order to up sticks and see all the countries they have dreamt of.

Why you need self storage

Some of the key concerns that you will have when considering to go travelling – or even for an extended holiday – is what to do with all your belongings, especially if you’re looking to rent your property out or sell up. If you only have a few items, you may be able to store these with your family.

However, if you’ve got furniture, bikes and lots of larger items, it’ll become more complicated. That’s where a storage facility such as Morespace Storage is able to help you. With guaranteed low prices, it offers an affordable and practical way to keep your goods protected and secure while you’re away. Even if you don’t have much to store, you may prefer using a storage unit to keep it safe. This might include high-value items; all our units require PIN access codes and are covered by megapixel CCTV.

The benefits of storage

There are a number of benefits to using a storage facility while you’re travelling. This includes the flexibility and convenience it offers. You can have peace of mind knowing that your belongings are safe and that you can retrieve them whenever required. Additionally, these facilities are safe and secure, while remaining quick and easy to access. At competitive rates, it also won’t cost you the Earth to store your goods. Plus they’re dry, clean and ventilated, meaning your furniture, clothing, hobby equipment or artwork is all protected from damage. You can store all kinds of personal and domestic items in self storage with packaging available too.

What to pack for travelling

So what should you store and what should you pack? Eagle Creek has come up with the ultimate packing list, while Travel Independent has also written a detail-packed set of advice and guidance for travelling. Meanwhile, Packsmith has secured packing tips from 31 travel experts that will help you manage your belongings effectively.