5 Easy Tips When Packing Your Carry-On for a Business Trip

Nowadays, there is an art to packing, with all of the airport regulations you want to make sure to pack efficiently and still have everything you need. I like to have a lot of options to wear when I am traveling for business; you never know what might come up-a fancy dinner, weather changes, or just a drafty conference room. However, I still like to have just a carry-on. Here are my 5 easy tips for packing your carry-on for that next business trip:
1. Make sure that all of your toiletries are the correct size, nothing larger than 3.4 ounces allowed. There are great little travel size containers at Target and Bed, Bath, & Beyond. Be sure to place them all in one little clear bag for easy removal.

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2. Bring just one great comfortable pair of shoes...okay, two max. LOL. Shoes take up too must space. I love using my Kate Spade shoe bag ( thank you, Alison-BFF)  because it is cute and it reminds me to bring just one pair of comfy fabulous shoes.

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3. Most business trips are only a few days, so pack light.
Two pairs of pants- black and grey, a “go-to” wrap dress, several tops, and a jacket/sweater is all that you need. Check the weather forecast before you leave.
4. Travel with a large purse or tote. It can hold your tablet or laptop. I try to take just a tablet for business trips. I never seem to need my full laptop. Most airlines let you have a purse/bag in addition to your carry-on.

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5. Download your books on your phone before you go. It is convenient and you don’t have to worry about carrying books or buying magazines. Oh yeah, don’t forget to bring a snack. They don’t feed you much on the plane anymore.
I hope these tips were helpful.
Stay busy being fabulous,
-Kery B.

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