Packing isn’t the most glamorous part of traveling. But if you do some careful advanced planning, it can make your life on the road a lot easier, saving you time, money and frustration in the long run. Consider this list of often-overlooked—and infinitely valuable—items to pack before your next major trip.
These babies always make the list of things people often forget to pack. Now that the TSA has a new rule requiring travelers to turn gadgets on at security checkpoints, pack your chargers or power packs in your carry-on bag or handbag in case you run out of juice at the airport, lest you be forced to leave essential electronics behind. And don’t forget the power adapter if you’re traveling internationally!