I love my travel organizers and I can’t imagine travelling without them. 

Getting organized for a trip can be stressful, especially when you are trying to pack your stuff in a backpack or a small cabin case (and pack your partner’s things due to his laziness!).

Over the years of travelling, little by little I’m getting crafty on how to organize my things to my advantage by using various travel organizers and travel accessories.

The Packing Cubes

What are Packing cubes?

Packing cubes are travel organizers that are available in various colours and sizes depending on your needs and preferences.

Some packing cubes come in a set with an additional laundry bag or shoe bags if you look for packing cubes deals online.

Are packing cubes worth it?

YES! Packing cubes are so worth it.

This will be your new best friend when it comes to sorting out your things when travelling.

Based on my experience, the main benefit of using packing cubes are the organized division of your things, it makes everything neat and tidy inside your backpack or luggage.

They are especially useful during airport inspections, it makes the process easier for me as I unpack my things from my backpack or cabin luggage.

Do packing cubes really save space?

Yes, again! I can’t probably stress enough the benefit of using packing cubes as one of your main travel organizers.

Packing cubes are great for saving space especially if you are only using a backpack for your trip.

The Travel Vacuum sacks and travel cube compressors are also efficient in saving space and also a great travel organizer.

How many packing cubes do I need?

This depends on how long your trip is and how much stuff you will be taking with you.

As for an example for a week trip, you can squeeze in a 7-days worth of clothing in one Large packing cube and use the small packing cube for the other bits and bobs that you might need to take with you.

Best Packing Cubes Quick Comparison

Here are best packing cubes that I can recommend:

Product Description:

  • Guaranteed for life under the eBags Lifetime Warranty
  • Includes 1 each: Small 11x6.75x3 inches, Medium 13.75x9.75x3 inches Classic; 1 each: Small Slim 6.5x5x2.75 inches, Medium Slim 10x5x2.75 inches
  • Interior seams fully finished for durability and soft mesh tops won’t damage delicate fabrics
  • Includes premium YKK zippers with corded pulls for a lifetime of opening and closing
 Material: Techlite Diamond Nylon

Product Description: 

  • 2 Medium Cubes (34 x 22 x 10 cm) and 2 Large Cubes (40 x 30 x 10 cm) of same color. 6 additional organizers plastic Zip bags are included.
  • VALUE PURCHASE: Packed in a Documents Protector Plastic Bag and Travel e-Guides with each purchase. BACKED BY BAGO TRAVEL BAGS RISK-FREE 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE and customer service!

Materials: Diamond Nylon

Fun and Young Travel Season

Product Description: 

  • 4 X different size Clothes or stuff Organizer, 2 X Laundry Pouch, 1 X Toiletry Bag
  • Made of Premium Environmentally Friendly IPX4 Daily waterproof Nylon Material to Withstand the Wear and Tear of Traveling, easy two-way SBS zippers and stitching.
  • Moveto Premium Travel Kit, 18-month worry-free warranty.

Materials: Waterproof Nylon

Amazon Basics Packing Cubes

Product Description: 

  • Double zipper pulls make opening/closing simple and fast
  • Mesh top panel for easy identification of contents, and ventilation
  • Soft mesh won’t damage delicate fabrics
  • Webbing handle for convenience when carried by itself
  • Set includes 1 large (44 x 32 x 8 cm [17.5 x 12.75 x 3.25 inches]), medium (35 x 25 x 8 cm [13.75 x 9.75 x 3 inches]), small (28 x 17 x 8 cm [11 x 6.75 x 3 inches]), and slim (7 x 36 x 13 cm [2.8 x 14 x 5 inches]) (L x W x H)
  • Made of high-quality fabric with finished interior seams to increase durability

Materials: Waterproof Nylon

Gonex Compression Packing Cubes

Product Description: 

 Set includes: 1 Small: 7.87x5.71x2.60 inch(1.9L); 1 Medium: 9.84x7.48x3.15 inch(3.8L); 1 Large: 11.81x8.86x3.54 inch(5.9L). Made from soft and smooth feeling nylon. It is expandable and strong intensity with well tearing-resistance, waterproof, and dirt-bearing performance. guaranteed 30 days return and money back, 1 year warranty and lifetime customer service.

Materials: Lightweight Nylon

Packmate Roll Up Travel Vacuum Sacks

Product Description: 

  • The set comprises of x2 Medium (50 x 70cm), x1 Large (40 x 50cm),
  • No need to use a pump to decompress, simply just roll the vacuum sack.
  • 5-year guarantee

Material: Heavy duty plastic

Travel accessories

Travel accessories are also an integral part of my travel organizer routine. My travel accessories mostly handle the valuables in my bag and some are for security and protection.

Here are some of my favourites travel accessories:

Product Description:

  • Product Dimensions:13.5 x 24.5cm
  • RFID blocking material inside to protect your personal information.

Material: Polyester Blend Interior

Travel RFID Card Holder

Product Description: 

  • Dimensions – 11.4 x 8 x 2.2 cm
  • RFID blocking system feature to protect your cards from identity theft.

Materials: Metal

Travel Cord organizers

Product Description:

  • Dimensions: L23 x W16 x H4cm / L9.06 x W6.3 x H1.6 inch
  • 2 zipper mesh pockets for phone, hard drive or power banks,3 easy access mesh pockets expand to store multiple sizes of USB drive, 12 elastic loops to hold your various items like cables, earphones, flash disk and etc, a special SD card pocket, to avoid loss of small objects.

Material: Polyester

Product Description:

  •  Dimensions: 40 x 17 x 11cm/15.75″ x 6.69″ x 4.33″ (Approx.)
  • Other colours are available.

Material: Oxford Cloth

Product Description:

  • Adjustable from 115 cm to 200 cm. (45 inches to 75 inches )
  • TSA Approved Lock
  • 3 digit pin security lock
  • removable name card

Materials: ABS and PP

Product Description:

  • Digital luggage scale with tare function and LCD backlit display – easy to read even in darkness. New Upgrade Battery, up to 30% longer-lasting than normal CR2032
  • Luggage weighing scale with high accuracy reading results for heavyweights- Capacity: 110lb/50kg, Gradation: 0.1lb/50g
  • Easy to read with 4 kinds of weight units (lb, g, ounce, kg), auto-lock and tare function
  • AUTO-OFF in 60 seconds-Preserve save both time and energy. Lock weight results after stabilization for the ability to efficiently record results
  • Design for travel suitcase- durable and heavy duty to stand the test of time and travel, ergonomic design, best for travel postal or home use. 

Using these travel organizers will surely make your travel preparation really easy.
Check out this guide on choosing the perfect backpack that will also help your travel organisation.

If you also love using packing cubes and other travel accessories that you find useful
let me know in the comment box below!

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