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Book Details

The Carry-On Traveller: The Ultimate Guide to Packing Light is available for Amazon Kindle for US $4.99 (or local equivalent). Paperback editions are also available on Amazon US, UK and Europe (prices vary). 

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Book Short Description

Erin McNeaney has been travelling full-time with just carry-on luggage for six years. In her new book, The Carry-On Traveller, she shares practical tips and secrets to help you pack light and never check luggage again. By travelling carry-on only, you’ll save time at airports, save money on checked luggage fees, and reduce the stress of hauling bulky bags.

Book Long Description

Save money, time, and stress by never checking a bag again

Have you ever struggled with packing for a trip? You can’t decide what you’ll need, so you pack for every scenario and take far too much. You struggle to fit everything in your bag, you get stressed lugging it around, and you pay a fortune in airline luggage fees.

The Carry-On Traveller will teach you not only how to lighten your load, but how to pack everything you need into a single carry-on-size bag. You can apply these strategies to any trip, whether you are travelling for a week or a year, to hot or cold climates, alone or with kids.

By travelling carry-on only, you’ll save time at airports, avoid wasting money on checked luggage fees (which are increasingly common), and reduce the stress of hauling bulky bags.

What you will learn

  • The basic principles of packing light that you can apply to any trip
  • Strategies to avoid panic packing
  • The best carry-on luggage whether you prefer a backpack or suitcase
  • How to choose the perfect travel wardrobe
  • The electronics you really need
  • How to manage airline liquid restrictions
  • Why how you pack is as important as what you pack

The book also includes

  • Male and female packing lists, and how to adapt them for your trip.
  • Interviews with a range of carry-on travellers including a family, fashionista, makeup lover, retiree, artist, and more.
  • Plenty of bonus tips such as the best travel apps, how to keep your gear safe on the road, and the best bank accounts for travel.
  • Access to a packing resources web page featuring exclusive discounts and a downloadable packing list template.

Why I Wrote this Book

The advice in The Carry-On Traveller is based on my six years of experience travelling full-time to over 30 countries with just a carry-on backpack. I wrote this book because I believe packing light is the secret to stress-free travel. I’ve saved myself money, time, stress, and backache. Most importantly, I’ve gained freedom—I can pack all my belongings in ten minutes and head off on the next adventure.

Reader Testimonials

“The book gave me some great ideas on where I can pack less and how to pack better. My backpack right now is about a third less full than usual because I got rid of a lot of the ‘what if’ items I normally bring.” Dani Heinrich,

“I was having trouble fitting everything in my backpack and having a minor panic attack on how to do it up until I read this book. I gave it another go and I managed to pack it with room to spare!” Caitlin Reilly

“I read your book this weekend and could not put it down.You have forever changed my traveling habits.” Colette File

“Your book convinced me that a carry-on bag each would be plenty. I can’t wait to buy it for my friends.” Colette File

“We currently travel full time and half way through the reading of this book I was going through my suitcase removing things I had not used in the last two years. It will be another year before we are carry on only but the ideas in this book have propelled me forward.” Peter Peckerson

“My wife and I are going on sixty and about to (finally) sell the house and vehicles and strike out. Your book will be my definitive and sole packing resource.“ Jack Peacock

Author Bio

Erin McNeaney sold everything she owned and left the UK in 2010 to travel the world with her partner, Simon. Since then she has travelled to over 30 countries with just a carry-on backpack—her book, The Carry-On Traveller, shares her tips for packing light. Erin runs the popular travel blog, Never Ending Voyage, where she writes about slow travel, hunting down the best vegetarian eats, and the ups and downs of digital nomad life.

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Erin and Simon of Never Ending Voyage with their carry-on backpacks
Erin and Simon of Never Ending Voyage with their carry-on backpacks

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Erin and Simon of Never Ending Voyage with their carry-on backpacks


Erin McNeaney, author of The Carry-On Traveller

Author Contact Details

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Sample Interview Questions

  • Where have you travelled with just carry-on luggage and how long for?
  • What made you decide to travel with just carry-on luggage?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of carry-on only travel? Do you think it’s worth it?
  • How do you manage the limited carry-on weight allowance many airlines have?
  • How much clothing do you travel with and how do you manage a limited wardrobe?
  • Do you recommend any clothing brands or fabrics for packing light?
  • How many pairs of shoes do you recommend?
  • Is carry-on travel possible in cold weather?
  • How do you do laundry on the road?
  • How do you organise your things in your luggage?
  • Do you have any tips for maximising space in your bag?
  • How do you manage the liquids rule on flights? Does it limit the toiletries you pack?
  • What luggage do you use? Do you prefer a backpack or suitcase?
  • Do you travel with a separate daypack in addition to your main carry-on?
  • What technology do you pack?
  • What tools and apps do you use to work on the road?
  • Did you pack anything that you regretted or got rid of?
  • Do you travel with any luxury items (something you don’t really need but you like to have)?
  • What’s the number one item you couldn’t live without?
  • Do you miss travelling with more stuff?
  • You sold almost everything you owned before you started travelling. How was that experience?
  • You run and practice yoga on your travels. What workout gear do you pack?
  • How has your packing list changed after six years on the road?
  • What’s your best advice for someone considering carry-on travel?
  • Who would benefit from your book, The Carry-On Traveller?
  • In Part 4 of the book, you interviewed a range of carry-on travellers from families to fashionistas. Do you think carry-on travel is possible for anyone?