Packing Cubes: One Of My Biggest Travel Essentials

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Do you use packing cubes when you travel? 

Before I left for my round the world trip I did a lot of research about packing and how to be more efficient. I knew that I would be on the road for a long time and I wanted to pack the right amount of things, the right things, and to stay organized. I had never used packing cubes before my round the world trip but I noticed that a lot of long-term travelers and backpackers use them to get and stay organized on their trips.

Now after my 19-month, 19-country round the world trip I can say that I can not travel without them. For me, there are only pros, no cons.

Here’s why I love packing cubes:

  • You can use a cube for different things > ie. underwear and socks, tops, bottoms, clean clothes, dirty clothes, etc.
  • It is easy to find things within your luggage when everything is neatly compartmentalized.
  • When you are repacking to go home or to your next destination, everything is pretty organized
  • You can fill these up with a lot of clothes and they still stay quasi-unwrinkled
  • Packing your suitcase or backpack is easier
  • Finding things in your suitcase or backpack while traveling is easier. Sometimes I get cold and need my sweater. Instead of unpacking my whole bag, I can easily find what I’m looking for because I have a system
  • I use packing cubes even for a quick weekend away.
  • The packing process really easy and less stressful, especially when your alarm didn’t go off and you have to catch a flight!
Here are some that I recommend:

ebag packing cubes

To Purchase Ebags Packing Cubes

Eagle Creek packing cubes

To Purchase Eagle Creek Packing Cubes

dsptch packing cubes

To purchase DSPTCH Packing Cubes 
Do you use packing cubes? If you do, tell me why you love them in the comments!


Round The World Girl is a blog by Arnette, a solo female traveler, lover of adventure, coffee, tropical islands, and unforgettable meals. She shares a retrospective of her 19 month, 19 country round the world trip, adventures both near and far, destination guides, helpful tips and tricks for travel, as well as tips and reviews of her favorite things.

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