The Ultimate Packing Accessories
There’s a ton of gear out there that purportedly helps make packing headache-free but, in reality, does nothing more than take up precious space in your suitcase — we know because we tried it all.
So we’re boiling down the packing accessories you need to just three key items that’ll ensure smooth sailing and a sharp look for the entirety of your trip.
Buy them. Use them. Thank us later.
Check out the full line-up of 2017’s Ultimate Travel Essentials.
Herschel Supply Company Standard Travel System
Practicality reigns on the packing cube front, and this four-piece set was a house favorite for its affordably priced, perfectly sized pouches. The most ingenious element? A rolltop dry bag for stowing wet swimsuits.
To buy: herschel.com, $40
Balanzza Mini USB
The ideal luggage scale is one that's so functional you can use it on autopilot. This got a bright, easy-to-read screen, shows both pounds and kilograms, and charges via USB so you never have to think about batteries.
To buy: amazon.com, $35
Joy Mangano My Little Steamer Go Mini
While you may find more robust portable steamers out there, the My Little Steamer is the lightest, most compact, and easiest to pack. It heats up quickly and eliminates wrinkles fast.
To buy: macys.com, $40