Traveling can be thrilling and adventurous, at least it was before we had kids. Now it can be a mash of fun, stress and mess. But packing cubes are here to save the day! Take the hectic out of packing, and delve into the world of packing cubes: a simple way to organize your wardrobe for your next vacation. We love them because they keep everything neat and tidy, but also because they come in tons of colors to keep everyone’s clothes sorted. Here are some of our favorite affordable packing cubes we know you’ll love for travel.
1. Bagail 4 Set of Cubes- $19.99
Coming in tons of colors, this 4 set of packing cubes also comes with a free laundry bag to sort out dirty clothes! Use the smallest bag for packing small items or as a toiletry bag, and enjoy the mesh tops to see what you’ve packed in each bag. Cubes come with a carrying handle and a corded double zipper pull for easy opening and closing. With an 85% 5-star rating on over 2,000 reviews, you can bet this product is perfect for your next vacay!
2. Shacke Pak 4 Set of Cubes- $22.99
Shacke Pak’s packing cubes are made from water resistant nylon that also shies away from tearing. Coming in 9 different colors and a 4-inch design, this brand is perfect for buying multiple sets to accomodate your entire family easily. The deep cubes allow for tons of room, and the extra black tote the cubes come in can serve as a great shoe bag or laundry bag.
3. Eagle Creek Pack It Specter Compression Cube Set, 2 pack- $31.96
Eagle Creek’s Compression Cube are a totally unique way to pack. While they do run a little more expensive, they also pack tons of punch. Load up your bags and then use the compression zipper to flatten each cube for maximum packing potential. They are made from an ultralight speciality nylon that avoids rips and tears, all while allowing some level of transparency to see what you’ve packed!
4. eBags Ultralight Packing Cubes, set of 5- $54.99
If you’re looking for a larger, but lightweight set of cubes then check out this collection from eBags. Each cube has a lightweight wire in the top to help maintain shape and an ultra strong zipper, too. This set comes with some much needed small bags for toting unmentionables or even electronics.
5. Förfina Travel Bag, set of 6- $9.99
This budget-friendly set of travel bags from Ikea is perfect for short trips. Reviews state that most travelers wish there were a few larger size options, but that overall, the bags wear well and handle small items nicely. One thing’s for sure- you can’t beat that price!
6. Travelwise Packing Cube System, 5 pieces- $22.99
Five cubes for under $25 makes for a great purchase from small business Travelwise. Choose from 6 colors to keep everyone organized in this set that includes 3 different sizes. This is a basic set of packing cubes that still gets the job done.
7. REI Co-op Expandable Packing Cube Set
You know you’re getting quality when you purchase these packing cubes from REI. Made with a special expandable feature, it’s like you’re getting 6 cubes for the prices of 3. Each bag has a top and side handle, heavy duty zippers, high quality nylon and mesh viewing pockets. Whether you’re back packing or jet setting, these bags will get you through.