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How We Packed "Carry-On Only" For A Family of 5

For our family's most recent 5-day vacation in St. Maarten, we were able to travel with carry-on bags, no checked bags, and it was great! Packing for our two sons, using one Rume Garment Travel Organizer ("GTO"), allowed their items to fit into one carry-on, which made it super easy to use only carry-on bags, and also helped us to organize in a way that made unpacking simple.

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Feature: 51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

With summer right around the corner, we figured that many of you are looking for "must have" travel items for your summer vacation.  Yes, there's a Christmas tree in the photos below, but that's because one of our "must have" items came at Christmas time: I bought the Rume Garment Travel Organizers  (GTO) as part of my family's Christmas gifts, and they are a hit because they really work!  With My Cruising Family's next family vacation right around the corner, we are about to pull out our Rume GTO, which allow us to pack lots of clothing in one light garment bag that then folds to fit the standard sized carry-on. 

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My Cruising Family's Caribbean Cruise Packing List

My Cruising Family presents to you My Cruising Family's Caribbean Cruise Packing List.  We hope that this helps to put our blog posts, WHAT MY CRUISING FAMILY PACKS: CARRY-ON EDITION and WHAT MY CRUISING FAMILY PACKS: CHECKED LUGGAGE EDITION in a much more mommy-friendly package for you.  Please utilize this checklist when preparing for your next cruise, and please also provide us with your feedback.  Happy Packing!  

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What My Cruising Family Packs: Carry-On Edition

Greetings!  

Today is a significant day in the countdown to our next cruise.  As embarkation day approaches, we are turning our attention to packing, so I will share a bit of that in this post.  Some may ask, “With all these hurricanes, are you still cruising this season?”  Our quick answer: “By the grace of God, yes!”  Anyway, that’s a discussion for another post. 

We usually pack the following travel-size items in our carry-on luggage

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Some Of My Cruising Family’s Favorite Things

Cruising with little ones?  Then these items are for you.  Here, My Cruising Family shares some of our favorite things to have during family cruises.  We hope that this information and the convenient shopping links help you to prepare for your upcoming travels.  

1.       Steri-Bottle Disposable Bottles

These sterile and disposable bottles are awesome when traveling with a baby who still drinks from a bottle.  This way, you can keep your regular bottles at home, without fear of them getting lost during travel, and you can easily toss the Steri-Bottle Disposable Bottles after baby’s feedings. 

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