Organized Travel

Whether I’m traveling for a weekend or for over a week, being organized is essential to making the trip go smoothly. I’ve always considered my packing techniques good, until I met Eagle Creek. The luggage company known for it’s functional, durable and flexible products, asked me pick out some items for review.  Without knowing much about the brand or products, I have to admit I was a little reluctant (I don’t review every product that comes my way!). However, I was pleasantly surprised with the high-quality and durable construction of the Eagle Creek products I selected – which makes this review sooo much easier!

packing for a weekend trip - Simplified Bee

I tested the products on a recent weekend trip. Here’s a look at all the items I needed to pack – I know, a girl’s gotta have lots of options!

packing system cubes for suitcase - Simplified Bee

First I selected the rolling, lightweight carry-on, Tarmac 22. Indeed at 7lbs 4 ozs, this is a light bag! Even though the luggage has an expandable main compartment, I also selected the Pack-it Specter Cube Set to help organize and maximize the space. The zippered pouches are very lightweight as well and I was amazed at how much I could cram in each! (kinda like the Chinese food takeout boxes!) I also love that they are water resistant! With the packing system, I was able to get all of my clothing (roll clothing for maximum efficiency), shoes and toiletries fitting perfectly in the main compartment.

padded front pocket - luggage review - Simplified Bee

I didn’t need it for this trip, but the front exterior pocket is padded – great for storing tablets and most laptops.

durable expanable luggage review - Simplified Bee

The coat keeper came in very handy and helped free up my hands. I also added a couple lime zipper pull not only for a fun pop of color, but to allow me to quickly identify my luggage in the future at those crazy baggage claims.

Although these products haven’t been tested long term, I’m not worried because Eagle Creek offers a lifetime warranty. Don’t you love when company’s stand behind their products like this? You’ll have to check out Eagle Creek.

If you’ll be traveling this holiday season, you may be interested in this archived article I wrote with more organized travel tips!

Bon voyage!

Cristin

*Disclosure: The travel products in this post were provided by Eagle Creek, however all opinions are my own.

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One Response to Organized Travel

  1. Chandra @DelMar November 19, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    I love the zipper pulls for easy luggage IDing at the airport.