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Traveling is always a good idea. Packing — on the other hand — can be a bit of a drag. Keeping a neat and tidy suitcase is super challenging, especially if you tend to over pack (er, guilty). Luckily, there are tons of travel organizers that will help you sort all of your belongings without completely losing your mind. Here are a few of our favorites.
One of the toughest parts about packing is squeezing everything into your luggage. These packing cubes help with that issue by neatly packing all your clothes while maximizing space. So go ahead, bring that extra pair of shoes. You never know when you might need them.
If you've been using flimsy plastic bags to pack your jewelry, have we got a solution for you.
From shampoo and nail polish to mascara and blush, these bags will have all your essentials covered. Plus, the clear PVC makes it super easy to stay organized and keep them clean.
See you later, hotel toiletries. These convenient little bottles let you bring your favorite body wash, shampoo, or moisturizer, in a convenient, eco-friendly way.
Because we all need a place for our dirty laundry, especially when we travel.
ID, check. Credit cards, check. You're pretty good at this travel thing, huh?
For the trips you just need to squeeze one more souvenir in, these can be rolled up and flattened so you don't need to worry about borrowing a vacuum from the hotel staff.
Why limit yourself to one plug and one outlet? Instantly organize your electronics and chargers with this travel-size surge protector.
Rock your next work trip with this sleek and functional backpack. With roomy space for your laptop and tablet, plus zippered compartments and side pockets, this bag has everything you need to feel like a boss.
Not only does it have a laptop sleeve, but it also has a neoprene trolley sleeve, interior air mesh and zipper pockets, exterior zipper pockets, and a clever smartphone-size back pocket for smartphone-size things.
Be the colorful floral in a sea of black luggage.
Adria Valdes Greenhauff is a writer and editor based in Miami, Fla. She’s covered food, travel and lifestyle for numerous online publications including The Quench, The List, Vivala, Foodable, Recommend magazine and Miami New Times. She's also the host of the Better Food Stories podcast.