Luggage & Packing

Victorinox Avolve 26 Expandable Wheeled Upright
This expandable-wheeled upright suitcase combines 360-degree maneuverability with the ability to handle tough terrain. The four-wheel castor system creates zero weight-in-hand when rolling upright and provides stable control through tight spaces. The top, side and bottom handles compress flat against the bag for compact storage in luggage compartments, and the spacious front pocket can house up to a 17″ laptop. A zipppered expansion creates 17% more capacity on demand! Removable attach-a-bag strap secures a additional bag to the front of the upright for consolidated travel. Backed by a lifetime warranty and is guaranteed to be free from manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for the life of the product! Available from Amazon.com

Victorinox Avolve 22 Expandable Wheeled Carry On
With the same great features of its bigger brother- the Avolve 26 Upright, This expandable-wheeled carry on, with the same great features of its bigger brother- the Avolve 26 Upright, combines 360-degree maneuverability with the ability to handle tough terrain. The four-wheel castor system creates zero weight-in-hand when rolling upright and provides stable control through tight spaces. The top, side and bottom handles compress flat against the bag for compact storage in luggage compartments, and the spacious front pocket can house up to a 17″ laptop. A zippered expansion creates 17% more capacity on demand! Removable attach-a-bag strap secures a additional bag to the front of the upright for consolidated travel. It is also backed by a lifetime warranty! Available from Amazon.com

Weekender Convertible Backpack
The eBags “Mother Lode” TLS Weekender Convertible was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle Travel section in December 2009 for having the Best-of-field award for design, materials and value. Quite possibly the last Travel Pack you may ever need, this Carry-on Convertible is loaded with smart features: The Laptop Sling will adjust for a perfect fit, expandable compartment, contoured Airmesh backpack straps, travel organizer, fold down shelf, the list goes on and on. And the best part- at 3.7 lbs., it’s amazingly lightweight! Available from Amazon.com

Packable Lightweight Travel Backpack Daypack
This nylon ultra light backpack folds easily into a small pouch making it ideal for day trips or situations where weight restrictions are an issue. Available from Amazon.com

Travel Gear Pack-It Folder
This handy (and packable) folder minimizes wrinkles and allows you to take more clothes in less space. Available from Amazon.com

Packing Cubes
These ebags Packing Cubes will revolutionize and simplify packing and save you time. Now you can easily find what you are looking for without riffling through all your belongings. And if TSA decides to examine your luggage- it won’t destroy your packing job! You can get each kid their own colored set or pack them according to size. Love these! Available from Amazon.com

Compression Sacks
We take the kids’ blankets with us when we travel. It gives them the sense of comfort while we are away from home. These stuff sacks are the perfect solution for those bulky items that you can’t go without. Designed to easily compress lofty items such as sleeping bags and clothing to a nearly rock solid state. The unique design evenly distributes the stress of compression and prevents bulging. Available from Amazon.com

Pack-it-Flat Toiletry Kit
Pack smarter with this FLAT toiletry kit which takes up almost no space in your suitcase. At only 2-14 thick, you’ll be amazed how much you can pack into it. The four compartments will your essentials organized – no more digging into the bottom to find what you’re looking for! Available from Amazon.com

GoToob Travel Bottles
These food safe and BPA free travel bottles are, in my opinion, the best on the market. With a large opening for filling and an ID ring for identifying contents you can’t go wrong with these soft, squeezable silicone bottles. FDA food-safe, 100% BPA and PC-free. Available from Amazon.com