Foreseeing exactly what you’ll need for your trip and fitting it into the meager confines of your carry-on bag or upright spinner is a serious challenge. And then there are checked-bag fees, and suitcase size and weight restrictions to worry about—not to mention the possibility that your airline might lose your luggage. What’s a traveler to do? Peruse the following 18 resources, including everything from expert tips to downloadable packing lists, for practical advice on packing perfectly for every trip.
Packing Strategies and Advice
- 10 Basic Packing Tips Every Traveler Should Know
- How to Pack a Cat (and Other Tricky Packing Tips)
- Avoid Fees and Hassles With a Well-Packed Bag
- Packing Tips So Crazy They Just Might Work
- Top 10 Cruise Packing Tips
- Packing Tips and Inspiration on Pinterest
What to Pack
- 10 Travel Essentials That Cost Less Than $10
- Five Things You Should Never Fly Without
- 11 Must-Haves for Your Carry-on Bag
- 10 Things to Pack That Will Save You Money
What Not to Pack
Baggage Fees & Lost Luggage
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