Traveling is the best, but deciding what to pack is a chore. However, knowing you have the essentials for easy and smarter packing makes the whole thing so much less painful.
And, when you pack smart and use the tried and true essentials below, you’ll be amazed at how much more room you have left in your suitcase! Reduce travel anxiety, relax, and dream about the fabulous adventure you’ll take.
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Compression Storage Bags| If you’re packing quite a bit of clothing, you might find these compression bags useful, especially since you don’t need a vacuum or pump to use them. Roll the bags tightly, and all the air will be released. Pretty handy!
Shoe Bags| If you stop and think about the soles of your shoes (and where you walk,) you know how dirty they can be. You certainly don’t want them sitting on your fresh and clean clothes. These shoe bags zip over your shoes and keep things nice, clean, and tidy in your bag!
Travel Storage Bags| This set is great for keeping track of the items you put in your suitcase. Nothing is worse than frantically digging through your suitcase for that top.
Document Organizer Holder| Keep track of all your important travel documents in this holder. Everything will be together in one spot, making things easier.
Cord Management Tote| If you’re taking electronics, this little tote bag will keep your cords organized and handy.
Silicone Containers| Pack your toiletries and more in these leakproof containers. It’s a great way to take your essentials without packing the original bottles.
Luggage Scale| This simple-to-use and easy-to-read luggage scale lets you ensure your bags are under maximum weight limits. It will save you the embarrassment of opening your bag and removing heavy items at the airline counter.
Travel Clip| This beauty hooks onto your purse and allows you to string your coat, jacket, or even umbrella through it, freeing up your hands.
Luggage Tags| Get some luggage tags that stand out and are easy to spot. You can find all kinds of neat ones like your favorite sports team, pretty prints, bold colors, and more.
Bag Bungee| If you have a suitcase, a carry-on bag, and a purse, you might find your hands pretty full trying to move around. These bungees are great for securing a bag or purse on top of one of your suitcases so your hands are freed up.
Surge Protector with USB Charger| Some hotel rooms still don’t have enough plugins for charging. This charger with surge protection lets you expand one available outlet into several.
Portable Charger| Nothing is worse than being stranded with a dead phone battery! Having a portable phone charger on hand ensures that will never happen.
Sleep Headphones and Mask| If you struggle with sleeping away from home, this super comfy sleep mask helps make your environment dark and cozy for sounder sleeping. It also has built-in headphones to listen to soothing music instead of strange noises.
Water Resistant Toiletries Bag| A waterproof toiletry bag is one of your most important packing essentials. Nothing’s worse than finding your shampoo or lotion leaked onto your clean clothes.
Razor Guards| These might seem trivial, but if you’ve ever reached into your toiletry bag and cut your hand on a razor, you’ll understand why they’re essential.