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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.

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I Tried This Sustainable Luggage Brand and Its Carbon-Neutral Carry-On Is My New Go-To

Paravel luggage screams luxury, but it's also as sustainable as they come.

The Surprising Reason You Shouldn’t Bring Camouflage Clothing on a Cruise

Sailing the Caribbean? Consider leaving those camouflage threads at home. Here's what you need to know.


Review: I Cut Down on Baggage Fees Thanks to This Family-Sized Suitcase

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Is Carl Friedrik’s Luxury Hard-Shell Suitcase Worth the Splurge? We Tested It to Find Out

Curious if the Carl Friedrik luggage lives up to the hype? So were we, which is why we put it...


This Door Stop Alarm Gave Me Peace of Mind When Staying at an Airbnb

I finally have peace of mind while traveling thanks to the door stop alarm.

Review: This Viral Amazon Travel Backpack Fits Everything A Carry-On Would

This Amazon travel backpack is a frugal traveler's dream.


Béis Commuter Tote Bag Review: It Organizes Everything You Need for Work and Beyond

This popular commuter tote bag has replaced my previous travel option.

Here’s Why You Should Put Luggage in Your Hotel Room’s Bathtub, According to Experts

There's a really gross reason you should put your luggage in the hotel bathroom. We asked the experts to explain.


The 7 Best Anti-Theft Bags and Backpacks for Safer Travel in 2023

Take your next trip in safety and style with these seven best anti-theft bags.


Away vs. Beis: Which Luggage Brand Is Better?

Learn whether you'd rather be up, up and Away or all about that Beis when selecting your next suitcase.


Beis vs Monos: Two Game-Changing Luggage Brands, But Which Is Worth the Splurge?

When it comes to Beis vs Monos, which is the true winner?

Beis Carry-On Review: A Travel Expert Tests the Internet-Loved Bag

Does the bag that every influencer on TikTok raves about actually live up to the hype?


Our Favorite Brand Has a Line of Budget Suitcases—Here’s Why They’re Worth Buying

A Quince suitcase may just be the affordable luggage solution you've been waiting for.


I Never Travel Without The Away Bigger Carry-On Suitcase—Here’s Why

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16 Unexpected Things I Never Board a Cruise Ship Without

From wildlife viewing and keeping your cabin organized to getting an excellent night's sleep and avoiding seasickness, these must-pack products...


7 Best Coolers for Camping That Keep Drinks Fresh All Weekend Long

These are the best coolers for camping for any size group and any type of campsite.

Hard vs Soft Luggage: Which Is Better?

When it comes to hard vs soft luggage, how do you decide which to buy? We compared all their features,...


Monos Luggage Is Going Viral, and I Tried the Carry-On for a Recent Trip

Stop gallivanting around the world with dad’s old piece of luggage from the '80s, and invest in the Monos carry-on.


Frequent Travelers Love The Beis Mini Weekender Bag—And Now Our Editor Does Too

The Beis Mini Weekender bag is now my go-to travel bag for quick trips.



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This Portable Door Lock Helps Me Sleep Better at Night While I’m Traveling

Give yourself peace of mind with this affordable, portable door lock


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These affordable cat carrier backpacks make traveling with your pet a positive experience for everyone. They're super cute, too!


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5 Best Portable Dog Water Bottles for Keeping Your Pup Hydrated This Summer

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This Fold-Up Backpack Is Your New Secret Weapon for Traveling Lighter

This clever backpack brings new meaning to packing light.


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Whether you're going on a weekend getaway or flying around the world, these are the best soft-sided luggage picks that'll...




6 Best Packing Cubes to Save Space in Your Suitcase

The best packing cubes keep all your travel necessities organized—and save space!


This Amazon Steamer Changed My Life—I’ll Never Pack for a Trip Without It

See why our Senior Shopping Editor won't go on a trip without this on-sale steamer—it boasts over 10,000 positive reviews!