Step 1: Liquid Items
Step 2: Medication
Keep all medication, prescription and non-prescription, in its original packaging.
Step 3: Plastic Bag
Put all of these aforementioned necessities in the plastic bag. When packing this bag, it should be placed at the top of your carry-on for easy access through security (refer to step 15).
Step 5: Clothing
This is the key to successful carry-on packing. For a short business trip, wear your work jacket/blazer, belt, shirt, and shoes on the flight. The jacket and shoes are the biggest space-takers.
The rest of the clothing will use a rolling technique. The first example is underwear. Fold in half once. Then roll tightly. The rolling saves space and reduces wrinkles.
Step 6: Clothing Continued
The same rolling technique applies to all shirts and trousers as well. Make sure to follow natural fold lines and to hang out your clothing as soon as you can once you arrive.
Step 7: Final Check
Step 8: Packing: Step 1
An organized carry-on keeps your possessions more protected and your trip through security faster and easier. This is the first step in packing: