The Best Packing Cubes For Beginner Travelers

Must-have accessories for people who love to be organized.

The key to a great first trip is organization. Having your ID, tickets, cash, and everything else where you can quickly find it makes a big difference, and the same is true of your clothes. That's where a good set of packing cubes comes in.

Amazon Basics 4 Piece Packing Travel Organizer Cubes Set
Don't ever underestimate the satisfaction you'll enjoy from being organized on vacation. | Amazon Basics

Get cubes with either a mesh panel or clear plastic panel, to quickly see what's packed where and in the case of the mesh, offer some breathing room.

Veken 6 Set Packing Cubes
From dirty clothes to accessories, find a place for them all and never wonder where they might have gone. | Veken

That said, waterproofing can be useful if you'll be on a boat, or just worried your luggage might get soaked.

Gonex Packing Cubes Set
One of the key advantages is keeping clothing wrinkle and odor free. | Gonex

Check the weight as well, since you'll be pulling these around terminals and lobbies, and lower weight means less fatigue.

Tripped Compression Packing Cubes
Even if you're not bringing the big bag, these accessories are still helpful. | Tripped Compression

If you need to squeeze a lot into a small bag, compression cubes will help you pack more, more tightly.

Best for Solo Travelers
For the weekend or more than a week, any trip can be made better with a little organization. | Best for Solo

Cubes that fold or can be tucked away are perfect for longer trips, where you can scoot them away while leaving your suitcase free for other tasks.