7 Carry-On Travel Essentials

Traveling is one of the enjoyments of life. When we travel, our horizons are expanded, and we get to see, feel and taste of exotic things of various lands. The comfort of a successful flight starts with how you pack your carry-on luggage because inside it you must include all the needs that will help you stay comfy throughout the journey. Because of the stress and time associated with bag checking, it is essential to have the skill to curate your carry-on bag at any time.

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Here are travel essentials you can pack for your next vacation:

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Multi-Purpose Travel Bag

The best way to pack your bag is to make sure you’re using a great bag. A large travel tote, for example, as it has much space that will accommodate your essentials. It should also ideally have a padded section in the middle where you can put your laptop, pocket for your tablet device, mobile phone pocket and other spaces to keep other things. With a carry on bag that can contain all you need, you won’t leave any essentials behind. I’m sharing a few of my suggestions and favorites that are shining stars (some are on sale).

Water Bottle

It is necessary to have a water bottle on board because you need to be hydrated during the course of your flight. Water is essential to help you reduce the stress of the journey. You can also purchase a collapsible bottle if you feel like you need to add space in your bag.

Travel Wallet

With the need to pack your bank cards, currencies, passport and document, you need something that can make them swift and easy to carry. Choose a wallet that is long enough to fit all your cards, money, tickets, businesses and immigration forms. You don’t want to forget any card or passport because if you do, your trip won’t become a reality.


Having a good light scarf can add to your outfit and can also be used as a light blanket on chilly flights. The temperature in planes fluctuate, and they are either very cold or very hot. You can also use it as a pillow and as an eye mask.

Headphones, Earpiece Or Noice Cancelling Device

One of the ways to make traveling more fun and enjoyable is to block out all the noise coming from the surroundings. With a good headset, you won’t realize a kid is disturbing you on your flight, and you will get to enjoy the on-flight movies.


It is absolutely essential that you bring along your chargers on your flight. However, don’t forget to put them in your checked bag or your suitcase in the overhead compartment. It would also help if you carried at least a USB cord for your phone and the other devices. However, bigger and newer airplanes now have chargers and USB ports behind the seats. This makes it much easier for you to charge your devices as you simply need to plug it in using your USB cord.

Personal Items

Be sure to bring along your makeup bags, toiletries, and wipes in your carry on. There is nothing sadder than needing a female product and not having one.

Do you have any carry-on travel essentials that you don’t leave home without?


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    November 29, 2018 / 8:31 am

    I love it! So true! Mine is moosturizer! 🙂

    • Stacie
      November 29, 2018 / 11:08 am

      Oh yes, you’re absolutely correct about that one! We all need moisturizer, especially on long flights. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today!! Stacie xo

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    Lynne B
    February 2, 2019 / 10:03 pm

    I always have a portable charger when I travel.

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