Whether your flight is long or short, having the right items in your carry-on bag can make all the difference between a nice relaxing flight and a very uncomfortable one. I learned a valuable lesson when my husband and I flew to Hawaii one year and all I carried on the plane was a paperback book. With all the stopovers, scheduled and unscheduled, the flight ended up being 13 hours long. Never again! Never again was I that unprepared when flying.
The items that a person puts in their carry-on bag will depend on the individual’s personal wants and needs. My experience of flying to Hawaii plus having flown to Europe three times, Mexico three times, multiple cities within the United States, and a very long bus trip to Canada, has enabled me to put together a full-proof list of necessary items that anyone would want to consider for their carry-on bag. Continue reading