If you think putting your favorite Swiss army knife in your carry-on bag is a good idea, think again. This is but one of the many mistakes that new travelers commit. But worry not, you never walk alone, or, in this case, never fly alone because we have just about the right tips for you.

For starters, it is only reasonable to know about the different kinds of travel bags and what each one is more suitable for. Just remember this for now: your passport, wallet, phone, and other essential items should go in your carry-on luggage. Meanwhile, your precious sharp objects shall be kept safely in different luggage that we will discuss later as we proceed.

As a bonus, we will meet at the last pages to talk about some practical travel bags that come with new tools and options that will make your life easier.