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TravelWise Packing Cube System 5 Piece Weekender PLUS Set

by TerriAnn


Usually, when going on a trip, packing is not the hardest part. Finding everything you stuffed in there during and after the stay is. Hours of careful planning and meticulous arrangement seem to instantly go down the drain the minute that one pajama top is yanked from the bag. It doesn’t stop there. With every morning and evening of getting reading, another layer of mess is added to the heap once identified as your luggage. If you can relate to any of this in even the slightest bit, you NEED this packing cube system from TravelWise.

TravelWise Packing Cube System 5 Piece Weekender PLUS Set only $29.95 with FREE shipping at Amazon.com #Travel

TravelWise Packing Cube System 5 Piece Weekender PLUS Set

The concept behind packing cubes is not new. My sister had introduced them to us a while back as they saved her many times during her recent travels. However, these were not cheap and you needed at least three pieces to do any good. Just this year TravelWise, makers of the EatSmart Precision Voyager Luggage Scale that we still use, released an addition to their packing cube system. The brand new 5 Piece Weekender PLUS Set is just what the family therapist (to keep you from going crazy) ordered and it only costs $29.95 from Amazon with FREE shipping! Score!

The TravelWise Packing Cube System 5 Piece Weekender PLUS Set comes in purple, red, or teal and includes:

  • (1) Small Size – 11.5″ x 6.75″ x 3.75″
  • (2) Medium Size – 13.75″ x 9.75″ x 3.75″
  • (2) Large Size – 17.5″ x 12.75″ x 4″

Packing Cubes – Size Does Matter

These five pieces can hold a TON of stuff! The small size is perfect for underwear, panties, bras, slips, socks, belts, and other items you don’t want the TSA officers at the airport to toss around during a random luggage check. The medium size is fits shirts, sweaters, light jackets, pajamas, hair tools, electronic chargers, and toys with tiny pieces that tend to get lost in places they shouldn’t. As for the large size, pants, jeans, skirts, dresses, and other bulky or prone-to-wrinkle items can go in here. With a height of about 4 inches, you can fit so much into these cubes that I had to practically empty out my wardrobe to fill them for the below photos!

TravelWise Packing Cube System 5 Piece Weekender PLUS Set only $29.95 with FREE shipping at Amazon.com #Travel

With everything organized neatly in its own cube, it also becomes simpler to ‘unpack’ at your destination. Instead of putting all your items into the hotel drawers that may be housing who knows what else in them, you can just pop your cubes in to keep things clean and easily accessible. It also make re-packing a lot less of a chore. The handle on each cube adds to that ease of moving things back to your bag. BAM! Packing to head home is done in a breeze.

Pros & Cons

This set by TravelWise has some great features. One such feature is the mesh area on top, good for both ventilation and identification. Having a mesh portion is pretty common on other packing cubes but what differs it the ratio of mesh to fabric. Having too much of the upper area as mesh can make the cube feel less durable and leaves little to the imagination of what’s in there. TravelWise packing cubes offer just enough to keep your clothes from getting musty but tempers that with heavy reinforced edges throughout.

TravelWise Packing Cube System 5 Piece Weekender PLUS Set only $29.95 with FREE shipping at Amazon.com #Travel

The materials used seem durable and the stitching looks great. There’s also extra fabric near the two zippers to prevent any items from getting caught. Did I mention that these can be washed in cold water (by hand) and line dried? Yeah, no use having nice packing cubes if they get rank really fast!

It was tough to find weaknesses in TravelWise’s set as it’s a really good buy and one of the best brands to choose from. The only complaints, well not really complaints but issues, I had was that there weren’t more colors/prints to choose from and that, due to their popularity, they sell out REALLY fast on Amazon. Good thing you can sign up to be notified when they’re back in stock! The 3 Piece Weekender Set for $22.95 tends to be more readily available but the extra two pieces for only $7 more is a much better deal in my opinion.

Whether you plan on staying out overnight or for a few weeks, the TravelWise Packing Cube System 5 Piece Weekender PLUS Set has got your packing needs covered, literally. With all the stress of traveling, especially with family, keeping your suitcase, backpack, and or bag in order is one less think you’ll need to worry about. You’ll never look at packing the same way and you’ll never want to travel without your TravelWise set.

It Just Keeps Getting Better –  Win One Here!

Thanks to TravelWise, one of my readers will get the chance to win a 5 Piece Weekender PLUS set of their own in either purple or silver (winner’s choice). Enter below!

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Lynda March 7, 2014 - 6:04 pm

I’m headed to L.A. For a conference!

kelly rae March 7, 2014 - 6:33 pm

we are heading to the UK in the next couple of months

latanya March 7, 2014 - 6:37 pm

to visit my family

Michele P March 7, 2014 - 6:54 pm

I am going to Guatemala with my family in June, so would use it for that trip!

Rosey March 7, 2014 - 7:46 pm

We’re taking a trip for Spring Break (school related though, not fun) and then off to Florida this summer. 🙂

Raijean March 8, 2014 - 9:12 am

Yes, I love these cubes!!

stacie March 8, 2014 - 12:48 pm

I have a business trip to san diego in May. This would be very helpful.

Lucero @We Are Earthformed March 9, 2014 - 5:19 am

I don’t travel as much anymore but when I do I have my stuff and my kid’s all in one case. These would help organize much better. I have had the embarrassing TSA underwear fiasco happen before and it’s not fun.

Debbie Jackson March 9, 2014 - 3:24 pm

A trip to visit my folks in iowa

Kendra March 11, 2014 - 10:24 am

We are going to Disneyland next summer!

Nancy March 11, 2014 - 12:08 pm

This would be a great packing system to use when we visit family in another state.

The Mom Jen March 11, 2014 - 12:08 pm

My hubby and I are going on a media tour to Oregon in a month, it would be nice to condense into one suitcase for the flight!

KV March 11, 2014 - 12:21 pm

I’m going to visit family & this would save space on luggage.

mechele johnson March 11, 2014 - 12:32 pm

We travel on an annual canoe trip in which we paddle to a different destination every year. This year is Bella Bella Canada! This would definitely come in handy because I have to pack really light this year and be very organized in order to make it work. If your curious about the trip, google tribaljourneys.com. It explains it better.

Kimberly Schotz March 11, 2014 - 7:16 pm

We are not going on any trips but I would give this to my daughter who travels and would find this very useful.

Rae Nelson March 12, 2014 - 7:11 am

We will be going to see my hubbie’s sister and her hubbie and 2 sons who adore my daughters. I will feel so organized!

Claire March 12, 2014 - 1:29 pm

This summer I’m going to Prague with my grandmother, so this would be a lifesaver!

Kristine R March 12, 2014 - 1:33 pm

I am heading to Australia in May!

kalani March 12, 2014 - 2:55 pm

We are headed to a wedding in June! This will be perfect!
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Heather B March 12, 2014 - 8:09 pm

On a trip to visit family!

Vera K March 13, 2014 - 4:58 am

I can use this when I go to Jamaica!

Danielle March 13, 2014 - 8:18 am

i would use them for my honey moon!

Cynthia Richardson March 13, 2014 - 4:07 pm

We’re heading to Disneyland over Memorial Day. Woo-hoo!

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Kristi C March 15, 2014 - 10:27 am

I would need this for our annual trip to the beach.

cheryl s March 16, 2014 - 10:20 am

we have a trip planned to Florida coming up soon

Laura Ari March 16, 2014 - 2:03 pm

We are going to New Hampshire.

natalie yeoman March 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm

im going to las vegas this summer ill need these for that trip

Virginia Rowell March 17, 2014 - 11:46 am

These would be perfect my upcoming trip to the Florida Keys.

christine jessamine March 17, 2014 - 11:48 am

I would love this for my trip to colorado

Gianna March 17, 2014 - 2:49 pm

A job related road trip! 🙂

kim fenner March 19, 2014 - 7:59 am

To Texas for a wedding

Kathleen Whitney March 23, 2014 - 2:04 pm


Lily Kwan March 23, 2014 - 6:52 pm

visiting my friend

laurie March 23, 2014 - 7:48 pm

I going to bardstoen and really need this

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