A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Travel - Packing

Trips are full of excitement! But what’s less exciting? Packing for them. And if it’s hard to remember what to bring, it’s even harder to know what to leave behind. We’ve got some insider tips and tricks up our sleeves to help you travel in style and keep that suitcase light so you enjoy every second.

Add Filter

The Best Black Friday Luggage Deals of 2022 So Far

Whether a frequent traveler or going to grandma's, Black Friday luggage deals are the perfect excuse to pick up a luggage set for any getaway.

The Best Hard Shell Luggage to Keep Your Belongings Safe While Traveling

Whether you need a carry-on or a checked bag, these hard shell luggage picks make flying a breeze.


The Best Underseat Luggage to Make the Most of Your Foot Space

From spinner suitcases to duffles, totes and backpacks, these underseat luggage options will upgrade your next in-flight experience.


The Best Affordable Luggage to Help You Travel for Cheap

Traveling is expensive, so why spend your budget on the bags to get you there? Save some dough with these...


The Best Luggage Sets for Traveling in 2022

When it comes to hitting the road or flying the friendly skies, one bag rarely does the trick. Smart travelers...

The 12 Best Toiletry Bags of 2022, According to Frequent Fliers

The right toiletry bag is a smart traveler's secret packing weapon.


The 20 Best Backpacks for Every Activity and Need

Ring in the new school year with these practical, easy-to-wear backpacks. They're perfect for any occasion—and are easy on your...

What Are Motion Sickness Glasses—and Do They Work? 

If you’re wondering if motion sickness glasses are a must-have travel accessory or a dud, we tested them so...


The 11 Funniest Things We Found Shopping Unclaimed Baggage

Ever wonder what happens to all the lost luggage that doesn't make it back home? It lands at this retail...


This Travel Pillow Helped Me Sleep on a Plane for Eight Solid Hours

This oddly shaped travel pillow promises to help anyone sleep on a plane. With a 12-hour flight looming, we decided...


Away Polycarbonate Flex Suitcase: Away Launched Their First Hard-Sided Suitcase

The Away polycarbonate flex suitcase is the hard-sided suitcase of your travel dreams! It's got all the best features at...

17 Best Laptop Backpacks for Every Style and Budget

Laptops follow their owners everywhere these days. These are the best options for safely and comfortably toting yours around.


Tout icon

This Is the Worst Spot on the Plane for Your Carry-On Bag

Don't make the process harder than it needs to be.


10 Vintage Camping Hacks Every Camper Should Know

Make it easy to pack, store, and cook your camping food with these simple tips from the good ol' days.


Tout icon

15 Items That Can Be Over 3.4 Ounces and Still Go in Your Carry-On

Finally, some good aviation news! Find out about these little-known loopholes in the TSA’s liquid limit rule.


Tout icon

Your Road Trip Essentials Checklist

Pack these road trip necessities to keep safe, comfortable, entertained, and ready for just about anything on your next outdoor...


The Best 25 Spots Where You Can Camp on the Beach

Grab a backpack and your swimsuit! These gorgeous beach camping destinations are the perfect choices for socially distanced summer fun.


12 Suitcase Packing Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Vacation

A poor packing job (not enough undies, the wrong shoes) can mess up your getaway. Here, personal stylists and professional...


Tout icon

12 Unexpected Things to Pack for Your Vacation During a Pandemic

If you're traveling this summer, you'll need more than just sunscreen and bug spray in your suitcase to avoid bringing...


23 Things That Could Get Your Checked Luggage Flagged by the TSA

No one wants a TSA agent rifling through their bags because they've packed something problematic. Here's what you can—and can't—take...


9 Things You Have to Book in Advance for Disney World Vacations

For some trips you can just grab your suitcase and go, but if you want to get the most out...


Tout icon

How I Pack for a Two-Week International Trip with Only Carry-On Bags

When traveling, less is more. Here’s how to achieve packing nirvana.


15 Travel Accessories to Solve Every On-the-Go Emergency

The smart traveler leaves nothing up to chance. Packing these travel accessories will prepare you for potential misadventures.

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

Save Up To 84%!

Tout icon

10 Carry-On Items That Could Save Your Life

Even when you're trying to travel light, these small items are essential. In fact, they could be real heroes in...


What Really Happens to Suitcases Left at Baggage Claim?

There's one lonely suitcase spinning around the baggage carousel, long after most of the travelers have left the airport. Let's...


50 Packing Tricks to Memorize Before Your Next Trip

Traveling just got a little less stressful.


Tout icon

15 Odd Travel Accessories That Are More Useful Than You Thought

Maybe you've heard about noise-canceling earphones and snuggies, but what about air-conditioned shirts and motorized suitcases?


10 Travel Tricks That Will Change Everything

Tired of paying full price for airfare? Not a fan of luggage fees? Travel experts share the tricks that will...


The Ultimate Travel Checklist You Need Before Your Next Trip

Keep these essentials in your suitcase and on your mind as you plan your next trip away from home.