Packing is usually one of the least pleasant parts of trip planning, but obviously, it’s a necessary one. On most airlines you’ll be allowed to take one carry-on suitcase, as well as a purse or bag, on board the aircraft. Using that allowance to its best advantage is a good idea.
With checked luggage fees now the norm and not the exception among airlines, your carry-on might in fact be your only bag. If it’s not, these are the top five things that should never be placed in checked luggage and should always stay with you in your carry-on.