Packing Tips

The No-Fly List: 8 Items You Almost Never Need to Pack

The No-Fly List: 8 Items You Almost Never Need to Pack
Save precious room in your luggage by leaving these items behind. That over-stuffed suitcase just isn’t going to close. Sitting on it won’t help, unfortunately, so scaling down on certain packed items is the only way to solve the problem. While it may seem soul-crushing to leave some pieces behind...

How to Pack For a Road Trip

How to Pack For a Road Trip
You’ve tuned up your engine, checked the tires, loaded your iPod™ full of great tunes, and found a travel buddy. What’s left? Packing your stuff, of course. We’ll show you how Eagle Creek bags can help make the process super easy. Packing for a road trip is a bit different than the prep you do for...

How To Pack a Duffel Bag

How To Pack a Duffel Bag
Think you know how to pack a duffel bag? Think again! The Eagle Creek pros offer expert advice on organization and space-saving. When you imagine packing a duffel bag, what comes to mind? I’m going to guess that it’s a jumbled mess in a shapeless khaki or olive green lump, right? Well, duffels have...

6 Ways to Become a Master Packer

6 Ways to Become a Master Packer
Eagle Creek’s experts share their tips for packing like a pro. If there were such a job as “professional packing expert,” the team here at Eagle Creek could all share the title (not to mention a few incredible packing tips!). Read on to find out how our employees take organizing your bag to a whole...

Blogger Packing List: What to Pack for Central America

Blogger Packing List: What to Pack for Central America
Find out what a travel expert brings when she travels to the isthmus of the Americas. Central America has something for everyone, whether it's the sun-drenched beaches of Belize's atolls (ring-shaped coral reefs), the ancient Mayan ruins of Honduras's Copán or the man-made wonders of the Panama...

How to Pack for a Gap Year

How to Pack for a Gap Year
If you're taking a break to travel, make sure you read this packing checklist. Congrats on taking a gap year! It takes courage and planning to embark on this type of trip so first off, pat yourself on the back. Once the excitement fades, though, and reality sets in, you may start panicking about...

What are the Best Uses of Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes?

What are the Best Uses of Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes?
Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes are the best packing organizers available. Here are tips on how to use them to keep your travel bag organized.

How to Pack for a Road Trip

How to Pack for a Road Trip
Find out what you need to make your summer road trip unforgettable. Hitting the road and taking the scenic route isn’t just a cinematic trope; it’s a classic American pastime. Sure, you could fly—or take a train or a bus—but there’s something to be said for rounding up some friends or family...

How to Pack Oversized Items When Flying

How to Pack Oversized Items When Flying
Whether you’re toting a guitar, a bike, or a stroller, there are plenty of restrictions when it comes to checking and carrying on large, bulky items. Follow this checklist to make sure that your item makes it on board—and arrive safely at your final destination. When you're preparing for a flight,...

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding
Heading somewhere exotic to witness one of your favorite couples tie the knot? Make sure you’ve packed all the essentials for the ceremony, reception—and your own built-in mini-break! Wedding season is in full swing—which means that you’re maybe starting to notice invitations to destination...

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