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I HATE packing my carry-on and toiletries.
It’s much more complicated than packing the suitcase because you have to think about TSA rules, what you might need in the plane at arm’s reach, what you won’t need from the above head storage area…
And then after the trip and all that “compartmentalizing”, I unpack everything and hate the process by doing it all over again before the next trip.
Then it dawned on me – why am I even unpacking all of this when I can simply refresh the contents of my toiletries and leave it packed in the carry on?
And that is exactly what I decided to do.
Within days of my last vacation, I refilled toiletries, refreshed my travel-size items, left my emergency travel outfit, packed everything in my carry-on and put away the bag. Even the sunscreen, insect repellent and walking pharmacy items are packed.
The only items missing are current prescriptions, snacks and a “leisure bag”.
If had to travel tomorrow, my carry-on is basically 95% done!
I didn’t have the patience to take photos/videos of what I personally did but I did find this excellent video from “Ebby Does It All” on YouTube below that basically illustrates a similar approach I take.
Be sure to check out Ebby’s YT channel – she’s got lots of great videos on a variety of things!
What are some of your travel tricks?
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