Packing Cubes: The Secret to Carry-on Only Packing

If you haven’t tried packing cubes yet, they may just be the life-changing carry-on only helper you’ve been looking for. Here are 5 of our absolute favourites.

We always thought we were killing it in the carry-on only packing department. That is, until we discovered PACKING CUBES. These handy little fabric cubes with zippers make it so much easier to fit in more items (try tightly rolling and the packing them into the cubes to condense it even more), and it keeps your carry-on super organized. Trust us, it will be a game changer for you. From ones that you can pack an entire two week's worth of clothing into, to stylishly printed cube, to expandable ones, here are our current favourite packing cubes.


Packing gets a whole lot more fun and pleasant when your packing cubes look like this... right?

Packing Cube "Savannah Navigator", ahalife.com, $35

These super durable cubes are a tech wonder with sturdy fabric and self repairing zippers. But what makes them even better is that they are ultra-light weight, so they don't take up any of that precious carry-on allowance.

Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Tech Cube Set Xs/S/M, ebags.com, $56.54

These award-winning cubes make the claim that they can compress up to two-week's worth of clothes. It's legit, we've tried it and it fits! Plus, we're loving this pattern.

Flight 101, Spacepak Set Plus Mailstripe, flight101.com, $110


One of the most highly-rate packing cubes on the market, these are definitely a bargain (that price includes the set of 4 plus a laundry bag).

Shacke Pak set, amazon.com, $24.99
This chic set also comes with the added bonus of being waterproof (so for your next cruise or beach destination, this is your set!).

Jade and Juliet waterproof luggage organizers, jadeandjuliet.com, $21