How to Pack a Cabin Bag [and which type of bag to choose]

Packing light has all sorts of benefits, but how do you possibly get everything you need into a cabin bag (especially if you’re going away for longer than a weekend)? It’s a fair question, but you’ll be pleased to know that packing light is easier than you might think, once you have the know-how. Here we’ll show you how to pack a cabin bag, which type of carry-on bag is best and how to maximise space to minimise those pesky packing compromises. What’s the best type of hand luggage bag to use? Before you start packing, it’s important to pick the best possible type of carry-on bag to help you on your way. Your best bet is to go for a soft-sided bag like a rucksack or holdall, as these allow more things to be squeezed inside as well as being lighter and easier to carry than a solid, wheel-along…