Time to pack for another flight! How many times have you overpacked, and then you only used maybe 2 items out of your carryon.

 

 

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Check out the minimalist guide to packing your carry-on.

Phone/Charger

Obviously, you are going to bring your phone on your next trip! Bring that and a charger and you’re good to go. Be sure to download any music and books you want before boarding your flight.

Laptop or Tablet

Don’t bring both as a carry-on. If you HAVE to bring both on your trip just put one in your checked bag. Don’t forget your chargers.

 

Passport/ID/Tickets

Keep these in a quick access area that’s also secure. You have to be able to present these at any given time and you don’t want to be rummaging through your bag to find what you carry-onneed.

 

Medicine

If you’re going to need any medicine during flight times be sure to pack it as a carry-on. If you get headaches or earaches when flying pack some Tylenol. Also, be sure to pack your glasses or contacts.

 

Sweater

Sometimes it gets COLD on a flight. Pack a light sweater. Some airlines provide thin blankets, but not all of them.

 

Headphones

You aren’t going to want to be listening to your favorite song on full blast for the whole plane to hear. So pack a pair of headphones for your music and to watch movies on the plane.

 

Powerbank

You can’t charge your phone or other devices on the airplane. Be sure to bring an extra power supply such as a power bank to charge your phone for longer flights.

 

What items do you pack for your carry-on? Keep in mind this is the minimalistic carry-on list.