CARRY-ON Essentials

  • A wheeled extra carry-on luggage
  • Plastic bag or approved clear travel toiletry bag with a zipper for liquids
  • Passports/ID & tickets  in a travel wallet
  • Pens and a small journal


  • Laptop, if a must have. – new regulations mean you might not be allowed to take your laptop as a carry-on item.
  • Tablet with movies, games and books loaded for the long flights
  • Phone– The most useful and important travel item
  • Camera for taking shots from the window seat
  • Music! Traveling and listening to music go hand in hand
  • Power charger, a must to keep all the digital devices alive


  • Neck pillow – When travelling for more than 4 hours
  • Warm socks which are practical and stylish
  • Flat shoes which can be easily taken off
  • cardigan, in flight air-conditioning, can get cold
  • Compression socks For long-distance flights


  • Dry shampoo – It is perfect for long-distance flights. Choose the small travel size
  • Hairbrush 
  • Refreshing Towelettes  – A must as anything can happen
  • Peppermint drops or chewing gums
  • Deodorant 
  • Toothbrush & paste/mouthwash
  • Eye Drops if you are prone to dry eyes
  • Tissues – A must as anything can happen


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