There are many tips and tricks that you can use while traveling and one of them is packing your bag properly so that you can go with ease. It is not uncommon for people to overpack or pack items that will never need or will never wear. In fact, many inexperienced or ‘first timers’ overpack as they have not had the years of experience that many seasoned travelers have. So, when you are planning a trip of any length, you always need to be prepared and to know what to pack and what not to pack for your trip. There are a few things that you should always carry with you no matter where you are going and a few things to consider. The first thing that you should consider when packing for your long trip is what do you have to take with you? You need to take the essentials with you like your toiletries, your personal belongings, and your money; these are the necessities that you should take with you. Now, remember, smaller is always better and you can always take a smaller backpack or carry-on with you, allowing you to take more. Many travelers find out that halfway through their trip they finally realize how heavy their luggage really is and know at that point they have no choice but to continue going. It is usually at this moment that many travelers realize how many things they could have left at home. One of the best luggage pieces to buy is the rolling suitcase because you can just roll it as you move from place to place. This way you don’t have to worry about getting your suitcase to fit into the overhead compartment of the plane. It also frees up your hands for doing other tasks like opening doors or pressing buttons as you cannot easily do when your suitcase is in your arms. Now you may be thinking, ‘nobody has a suitcase without wheels’, well just watch the people rushing through the airport on your next visit and you will be surprised how many there are. One problem with rolling suitcases is the fact that they tend to give up their shape when the handle gets tired so keep this in mind when buying one. It is always better to spend a little bit more and get the upgraded features, like titanium rollers and reinforced corners as these little features will make all the difference when you’re rushing to catch a flight and your overloaded suitcase has just been tossed around for the last 3 hours by handlers that should be working in a rock quarry. Stick with names that you trust but remember that spending too much on luggage can be a letdown if your luggage gets lost in transit. If you have questions about your luggage or special restrictions regarding the sizes you can take, as a Member of Royalty Travel Solutions, you can call our Service Support Team and they can help guide you.