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22 Best Packing Cubes for Families and Couples

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Whether you are looking for family friendly packing cubes, compression packing cubes, or packing cubes for traveling couples- we’ve complied a list of best packing cubes and best compression packing cubes for all tastes and budgets! Need help with a packing checklist for families? Check out our packing checklist for babies and toddlers.

Best Packing Cubes

1. eBags: Overall Best Packing Cubes

Cost:  6 bags for $55

Color Options: 6 color options

Sizing: includes 1 large, 1 medium, 1 small, and 3 slim cubes

Details: breathable mesh, lightweight nylon, interior seams

The eBags Classic six piece wins our “best overall” packing cubes!  The six piece includes 3 standard (s, m, l) sized packing cubes, and three slim cubes.  The slims are a great addition to the standard sized bags.  The slims can be used for undergarments, accessories, baby items, or toddler/preschool toys. 

At this price point the eBags classic 6 piece provides a great value, along with enough bags for one-two people. 

2. Amazon Basics: Overall Best Value Packing Cubes

Cost: 4 bags for $22.99

Color options: 6 color options

Sizing: includes 2 medium, and 2 large cubes

Details: large breathable mesh top panel, polyester, interior seams

This 4 piece AmazonBasics wins our “best value” packing cube!  The Amazon packing cubes are a solidly made packing cube, and won’t break the bank.  You get 4 good sized packing cubes, whereas, some other brands give you one or two smaller bags, which don’t fit as much. These are good value for money. 

3. PRO Packing Cubes

Cost: 6 bags for $29.95

Color Options: 4 color options

Sizing: 1 large, three medium, and two slim packing cubes

Details: Water resistant fabric, lightweight nylon, breathable mesh, washable, stain repellant, double stitching

These packing cubes are sleek, washable, and stain repellent. Also, the slim cubes allow you to play tetris in even the smallest suitcase. 

4. Eagle Creek Pack-it Starter Set

Cost: 6 bags for $35.78 

Color Options: 3 color options

Sizing: 1 full cube, 1 half cube, and 1 folder cubes

Details: breathable mesh, lightweight nylon, machine washable, and a lifetime warranty. 

This set includes what they call a “medium folder.”  The folder is  great for dressier clothes, and also for carry-ons.  Eagle Creek also includes a lifetime warranty on their products.

5. Eagle Creek Pack-it Specter Cubes

One Size (actually three in different sizes) Cost: 3 bags for $34.99

Full Cube Set Cost: 3 bags for $38.95

Color Options: 3 or 4 color options

Sizing: 1 medium, 1 small, and 1 extra small cubes

Details: made from ripstop, cubes are ultra light, water-resistant, translucent material, machine washable, with a lifetime warranty 

These load from the top, which can be challenging if you do not roll your clothes.  These take a little more pre-planning on how you are going to tackle packing 

6. Eagle Creek Pack-it Original Cube

Cost: 3 bags for $19.57

Color Options: 3 color options

Sizing: 1 medium, 1 small, 1 extra small cubes

Details: Poly Micro-Weave, breathable mesh

7. Gonex Packing Cube Set:

Cost: 7 bags + 2 laundry bags for $29.99

  • Color Options: 2 color options
  • Sizing: 1 extra-large, 2 large, 2 medium, 2 small, and 2 laundry bags

Cost: 7 bags + 2 laundry bags for $29.99

  • Color Options: 2 color options
  • Sizing: 1 extra-large, 2 large, 2 medium, 2 small, and 2 laundry bags

Cost: 7 bags + 2 laundry bags for $29.99

  • Color Options: 2 color options
  • Sizing: 1 extra-large, 2 large, 2 medium, 2 small, and 2 laundry bags

8. Shake-Original Packing Cubes

Cost: 4 bags + 1 laundry bag for $20.99

Color Options: 8 color options

Sizing: 1 extra-large, 1 large, 1 medium, 1 small, and 1 laundry bag

Details: Durable, water resistant nylon, X Design with double stitching, includes laundry bag, not machine washable. 

9. Shake Explorer 7 Pcs Packing Cubes

Cost: 6 bags + 1 laundry bag for $24.99

Color Options: 3 color options

Sizing: 2 extra large, 2 medium, 2 slim, and 2 laundry bags

Adventure Pak includes: 1 extra large, 2 large, 2 medium, 1 small, and 1 laundry bag ($24.99). 

Details: Made from water resistant Nylon, includes lifetime warranty, includes laundry bag

10. Yamiu: Best for Accessories

Cost: 7 bags, including 4 cloth cubes, one shoe, and two accessory/toiletry bags for $19.99

Color Options: 6 color options

Sizing: 1 large, 1 medium, 1 small, 1 shoe bag, 1 medium accessory bag, and 1 small accessory bag

Details: lightweight, durable nylon, cloth packing cubes have durable mesh, and accessory bags are waterproof, and the small one is TSA approved for carry-ons

11. Dot & Dot Packing Cubes

Cost & Size options: 

  • Small: 5 bags for $18.99
  • Medium: 5 bags for $23.99
  • Large: 5 bags for $24.99
  • Slims: 5 bags for $17.99
  • Multi sized black: 6 bags for $19.99

Color Options: all sets are 5 colors,  each bag is the same size, and a different color, or you can purchase an all black set (2 large. 

Details: Made of durable nylon, lightweight, unisized, multi-colored (one set is multi-colored), breathable mesh. 

12. Bagail Packing Cube Set: Best Polka Dot Cubes

Cost: 6 bags for $24.99

Sizing: 2 large, 2 medium, and 2 slim cubes

Color Options: 9 color options, including Navy polka dot, and Zebra prints.

Details: Made of nylon fabric, breathable mesh top, stylish, includes a lifetime warranty.

13. Bago Packing Cubes

Cost: 4 bags + 3 bonus plastic bags for $27.99

Sizing: 2 large & 2 medium packing cubes; 1 small, 1 medium, and 1 large  clear bonus accessory bags. 

Color Options: 7 color options, including multi-color sets; 

Details: Made from Nylon, with breathable mesh, ultralight cubes, will fit a suitcase or carry on

14. Lewis N. Clark Packing Cubes

Cost: 3 bags for $20.21

Sizing: 1 large, 1 medium, and 1 small cube

Color Options: 1 color option, grey with blue trim; 

Details: Sleek look, made of ‘synthetic’ material, along with breathable mesh, framed design 

15. Travel Wise Packing Cubes: Best Budget Packing Cubes

Cost: 5 bags for $29.99

Color Options: 8 color options, including planes and polka dots

Sizing: 2 large, 2 medium, 1 small

Details: Affordable, durable Nylon, lightweight, with breathable mesh panel, not machine washable

Best Compression Packing Cubes

Compression packing cubes are a bit more expensive than regular packing cubes; however, they allow you to pack twice as much stuff. Compression packing cubes work by compressing the cube down in size, after you’ve packed it. In some cases you can compress a cube down to 1/4 its original size.

1. Bee Nesting Compression Packing Cubes: Best Packing Cubes for Carry-ons

Cost: One 9L for $14.44 (the also offer singles in 4L, 15L, and 26L)

Cost: 4 for ~$42.50

Color Options: 4 color options for the single compression packing cube; 7 color options for the 4 pack

Sizing: 4 pack includes 1 large, 1 medium, 1 small, and 1 underwear storage. 

Details: This is a compression packing cube and wins our best cube for carry-ons!  These cubes are waterproof, made of nylon, are tear resistant, can be used to separate dirty and clean clothes, and include a 1 year warranty.

2. Tripped Travel Gear

Cost: 6 compression packing cubes for $44.95; 

Color: 6 color options, including a set of six varied travel scenes. 

Sizing: 2 large compression cubes, 2 small compression packing cubes, 1 slim tube, and 1 laundry/shoe bag. 

Details: Made of water resistant ripstop Polyurethane fabric, can purchase monochromatic sets, or the ‘graphic design set;’ works great with rolled clothes.

3. Lean Travel Compression Packing Cubes: Sleekest Travel Bags

Cost: 6 bags for $42.99

Color Options: Stylish grey, or black

Sizing: 2 large, 2 medium, and 2 small compression packing cubes

Details: Made of polyester, these bags are one of the sleekest travel compression bags.  Including a durable mesh, sturdy construction, and bags that compress down from 4” to 1.”

4. Eagle creek Pack-It Specter Starter Set Compression Packing Cubes

Cost: 3 bags for $41.55; 

Color: 3 color options; 

Sizing: 1 small, 1 medium, and 1 medium garment folder; 

Details: Made of 30D Silnylon Ripstop, lightweight, and durable, use the garment folder to keep clothes wrinkle free, or for compression, works great with rolled clothes. 

5. Gonex Compression Packing Cubes

Cost: 4 compression packing cube bags for  $25.99; 

Color:  6 color options; 

Sizing: 1 extra large, 1 large, 1 medium, and 1 small compression packing cube;

Details: Made of ultra-soft, lightweight, water repellent rip-stop nylon, and ideal for family vacations, camping, and daily storage; 

6. SuitedNomad Compression Packing Cubes: Best for backpacking 

Cost: 4 compression packing bags + 1 carry-on clear packing cube for $35.95; 

Color: 3 color options; 

Sizing: 1 extra large, 2 large, 1 medium, and 1 clear toiletry bag (TSA compliant), and 1 luggage strap;  

Details: Made from water resistant, interwoven ripstop nylon, with reinforced seams, a study handle, and smooth zippers;  

7. Taskin Clean/Dirty Compression Packing Cubes

Cost: 6 bags for $56.71

Color: Available in Black & White combination; 

Sizing: 3 large and 3 medium compression packing cubes; 

Details: Made of ballistic nylon, honeycomb ripstop, that is odor and water resistant, with waterproof zippers, lastly has convenient clean and dirty compartment options. 

Takeaway

Packing Cubes will allow you to pack more in less space, keep your family’s clothes organized, allow you to sort items by person, and make packing a more enjoyable experience. Do you prefer regular packing cubes or compression packing cubes? Drop us a line below with your favorite packing cube, and why!

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