If you’re wondering what to pack in your carry-on, you’ve come to the right place. There’s flying, and there’s flying smart. We want to help you do the latter. Some items are non-negotiable in a carry-on to have a great flight. Others you can leave at home. We’ll make sure you know which is which.
So what should you bring? First, get a small, lightweight carry-on bag that can hold everything you need. Don’t pack extras. For example, if you think it’s going to be cold, wear your heavier jacket and leave the other at home. No need to bring two. Try to minimize your toiletries and buy leak-proof travel bottles of shampoo, conditioner, etc. And only bring one pair of comfortable shoes.
Sleeping on long flights.
Catch some zzz’s before you arrive at your destination. Here’s what to bring to make sure you sleep like a baby next time you’re on a plane.
Travel pillow - These are easy to carry around and can be strapped on the outside of a backpack. They pack flat and make sleeping so much easier.
Sleeping mask - If lights are turned on around you, sleeping will be more difficult. A sleeping mask is an easy way to turn them out.
Collapsible water bottle - Staying hydrated is important for a comfortable flight, this collapsible water bottle is an easy sail through TSA and clips onto anything.
Earplugs - Bring these to cancel out noise on your flight. Silence on a plane is golden.
Compression socks - Keep your feet warm and your legs comfy on a long flight with thick socks or compression sock varieties.
Keep yourself entertained on your flight. It will help the time pass and make the experience more enjoyable. Pack the following items in your carry-on.
Now you know what you need to bring on the plane, get out there and explore this amazing planet. If you follow the advice in this article, you’ll set yourself up to have the best trip possible. Happy travels!