Cruise Packing Tips: How to Pack Your Carry On

Hi Bellas,

For my last video in this Cruise Packing Tips series, I show you what's in my Cruise carry on luggage.  I show you the essentials you need to have on board with you until your luggage arrives to your state room.  Check it out!

Check out the video!


  • Backpack from Target – Embark Jartop Elite Backup
Packing List

  • Bag for Liquids (Airport friendly)
    • Small skincare samples in case toiletry bag in checked luggage doesn’t arrive
    • Essential medicines
    • Mini sunscreen
    • Hand sanitizer, hand soap, hand lotion – all minis
    • Feminine Products
Makeup Bag

  • Blush, eyeshadow, highlight and contour powder in custom palette
  • Corrector/concealer
  • Foundation palette – Graftobian 5 Pan Foundation Palette has darker shades in case you tan
  • Travel Light Up Mirror
  • Lashes and glue/Mascara
  • Powder
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Setting Spray in mini spray bottle
  • Brown and black eyeliner
  • Liquid liner
  • Qtips
  • Primer/anti-shine
  • Tinted Brow Gel
  • Brow Pencil
  • Various lip options – liner, lipstick, gloss
Travel essentials bag

  • Travelon Packing Cube
  • Clorox wipes/wet wipes
  • Sleeping eye mask
  • Ear buds
  • Ear plugs – Heros from Amazon
  • Lip balm
  • Gum
  • Scope disposable tooth brushes
  • Hair elastic
  • Pens
  • Sleeping pills
  • Tissues
  • Socks
  • Travel Neck Pillow – Cabeau from Amazon
  • Mini toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Airborne

  • Plastic Folder with travel documents
  • Scarf/Pashmina to act as a blanket/scarf/pillow/dress cover up
  • Travel duffle bag – Amazon
  • Camera
  • Chargers in travelon packing cube
  • Rav Power Cell Phone Charging Bank - Amazon
  • Cross body travel purse with cards/cash
  • Sunglasses in case
  • Highlighter
  • Luggage scale
  • Kindle/Reading Material
  • Passport in passport holder
  • Cruise lanyards
  • Travel pill case
  • Empty grocery bag for trash/clothes etc
  • One bottle 750ml or less of wine or champagne
Packing Cube with change of clothes

  • Beach cover up
  • Bathing suit
  • Dinner outfit
  • Sandals
  • Sleep shirt
  • Motion sickness patch
  • Underwear
Hope this helps!  Crazily enough, I have another cruise coming up in July which I definitely plan on documenting.  If you have any special requests for those videos, leave them in the comments below!