Packing a suitcase can be a stressful experience, as you try to make everything fit and try to avoid creasing your clothes.
However, even if you have a handy system, everything gets inevitably jumbled in transit – and trying to unpack it on the other side can feel like a huge task in itself.
Enter: packing cubes. Organised holidaymakers swear by them, as they offer a simple solution for keeping everything neat in your bag.
There are smaller bags for toiletries or gadgets, as well as larger packs if you want to organise your suitcase by outfit. They’re ideal whether you’re off for a week, or just going away for the weekend.
To give you a helping hand, we’ve rounded up our top picks of 10 best packing cube sets worth having on your radar…
1. Typo Exclusive luggage packing cells, £16.99
If you like a pop of colour then these pink cubes with their monochrome polka dots are sure to appeal. The two pouches boast a breathable mesh material and a handy zip, making them ideal if you’re looking to organise a weekend bag!
Buy now from ASOS.
2. Newdora Packing Cubes, £10.99
Are you constantly rummaging around your luggage looking for chargers, toiletries and other essentials? Then this set could be ideal for you – it comes with heaps of different sizes, including separate bags specifically for the smaller items. There are various colours available.
Buy now from Amazon.
3. Travelon Large Packing Squares, £20.99
If you’re looking to organise your suitcase by outfits or planning by day, then these larger packing cubes could come in handy. The see-through mesh panels make it easy to identify the items you need, not to mention there are handy pockets for extras such as phone chargers.
Buy now from Lakeland.
4. G4Free pack of six, £17.99
Want to organise your entire suitcase? Then this six-piece set will do the trick, with the smaller bags proving ideal for gadgets or toiletries, while the larger bags will fit an impressive amount of clothing.
Buy now from Amazon.
5. Set of 3 Packing Bags, £12.50
Not only are these bags budget-friendly, but they’re eco-friendly too! Made from recycled plastic bottles, the cubes fit everything from clothes to gadgets, with mesh covers making it easy to spot the items you need when you unpack.
Buy now from Marks & Spencer.
6. Mountain Warehouse Packing Cubes, £11.99
This budget-friendly set of four cubes offers three different sized bag and a laundry bag. It’s ideal if you’re off camping or an outdoors adventure, as the cubes can easily fit into a backpack.
Buy now from Mountain Warehouse.
7. Classic Cabin Cubes, £20
Fitting snugly into a cabin bag, these cubes are fully lined, so they can help keep your clothes from getting all crumpled. A handy way to keep your clean and dirty clothes when space in your luggage is limited.
Buy now from Cabin Zero.
8. Go Travel Packing Cubes, £12.99
This budget-friendly set includes three sizes, which fit comfortably in cabin bags. The mesh fabric makes them ideal for storing laundry, while the clear panels make it easy to find what you’re after without needing to open all the cubes.
Buy now from John Lewis.
9. Pack-It Set 5 GYRES, £35
These eye-catching bags are made from 100% recycled materials, not to mention that 10% of proceeds will go to conservation and plastics clean-up efforts. The cubes come in various sizes and are lightweight, as well as easy to wash.
Buy now from Eagle Creek.
10. Osprey Ultralight Packing Cube Set, £28
The rectangle design of these cubes is aimed at making them as versatile as possible when it comes to the bags where they fit. There’s a wide opening zip to allow for them to be filled as much as possible, while the nylon materials make them slide in and out of your travel bag easily if you need to get them out during a trip.
Buy now from Osprey.