Nothing is more relaxing than a summer vacation, but nothing is more stressful than wondering what to pack. Favorite carry-ons we won’t leave home without. Shop the story.
1. Travel Packing Tip by Editorial Staffer Emma Watkinson
Emma won’t travel anywhere without her bath and beauty essentials, and with its various compartments and built-in hanger, she lives for this lively metallic-blue bag.
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2. A Must-Have on the Packing List of Editorial Staffer Hattie MacAndrews
Hattie won’t board the plane without L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, which she applies hourly for silky smooth skin.
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3. What She Packs: Editorial Staffer Johana Langi
Long flights and travel delays ensure there’s always great book in Johana’s carry-on. Her favorite: The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Conventional Detour Around the World.
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4. Packing for Vacation Shopping: Director of Business Development Preeta Sinha Zacharias
Preeta loves to indulge in one of her favorite vacation pastimes—shopping!—and these totes fold flat, so she can keep them packed until her luggage overfloweth.
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5. A Packing Tip from Statistics & Production Staffer Hyejin Kim
Hyejin loves to vacation but dreads the journey, so she straps on her Skullcandy Holua Earbuds and listens to her favorite songs in style.
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6. Packing for Every Trip with Production Manager Dania Slochowski
To quash any travel worries, Dania goes everywhere with her Air Ambulance Card, which ensures card holders will be flown to the hospital of their choice if they get hurt abroad.
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