Why use Travel Packing cubes?
If you hate packing, you'll love these.
If you love packing, you'll love these even more.
Most of you are familiar with packing cubes. A few of you use them, and swear by their benefits.
If you are unfamiliar with the concept of packing cubes, here is a question for you. Have you even gone through Airport security and seen the inside of an open suitcase resemble this.
Well, you have just come across the packing cube.
While most Indians are aware of this very-useful travel accessory, few have first hand experience using them. In contrast, the packing cube is widely used in Europe and America.
Just so that we are clear on the basics, a Packing Cube is mini-sized bag designed to help you organize the contents of your luggage. These are also know as Travel Cubes or Travel Organizers.
They usually come in packs of 5 or 7 with separate bags for each of your items (Socks, Shoes, clothing, inner wear, electronics etc.).
At this point some of you may ask. "So this is a bag within a bag. Why use these Packing Cubes for Travel?
Well, for a variety of reasons. Here are a few to ponder over.
1) Packing cubes help you retrieve stuff fast
Picture this. You are on your dream vacation and you are trying to locate your favorite pair of T-Shirt to sport for the day. You've rummaged your entire suitcase, and time is not on your side.
Packing Cubes are a life-saver in such situations. They segregate your stuff neatly and help you locate them fast. Be it a pair of socks or your Phone charger, you'll have no hassle.
Here is a video of how it is done:
2) Packing Cubes help you whizz thorough Airport Security
We all have been thorough that dreadful moment at Airport security. You cross the security check and reach the baggage conveyor only to realize that your baggage has been sequestered. The CRPF guy wants to know what the x-ray machine is beeping about.
Now comes menace of opening up your suitcase (to the prying eyes of fellow passengers) to identify the culprit. In moment's like these, patrons of the packing cube have it easy. You know what is where in your suitcase. This saves you time, effort.
Packing Cubes are a Lifesaver - Ashmita, Mumbai
3) Packing Cubes make multiples Check-ins and Check-outs Hassle-Free
Most of us visit multiple destinations during a vacations. And that means checking in and out multiple times. Quite often, we end up packing and unpacking our entire bag during each check out/ check-in.
With packing cubes, you can segregate each day's stuff into separate cubes and retrieve only the ones you need. Isn't that a lot easier and less messy.
4) Packing Cubes segregate your used stuff fro the fresh ones:
The laundry cube and the shoe pouch are pretty useful in this regard.
I am frequent business traveller. However, during leisure trips as well, I have found packing cubes to be of a great help - Viral, Bangalore
5) Packing Cubes make Packing fun
Truth be told, a lot of us dread packing. It's the vacation we look forward to. What's more fun. Stuffing all your stuff into a suitcase, or segregating them into separate bags and packing each bag.
6) Packing cubes add style to your suitcase
Don't take our word for it. See for yourself below.
7) Packing Cubes keep your clothes wrinkle-free
Travelling for your best friends wedding or that important job interview? Packing cubes will ensure that you show-up in style
8) Packing cubes make the Backpacker life easier
A Rucksack, a map and no fixed plans. That’s how backpackers love to travel.
it’s fun alright. But ever tried retrieving stuff from a rucksack? Backpackers out there know that it’s nit easy. Packing cubes are the solution.
Packing cubes were a major help during my Europe Backpack trip. There is no better way to retrieve stuff from a backpack - Wilson, Kochi
Need we say more?