I agree. Although we max. our carry on, it isn't the money or the time so much as the fear of loss. Seriously, imagine you get there and don't have anything but the winter clothes you wore all flight. Even the checkers should pack the basics in carry on.
Originally Posted by jamaican_junkie
That said, we bring one roller bag that is the proper size for overheads, and one personal bag at our feet. I wish the airlines would get tougher on the SIZE as well as amount of CO per person, instead of penalizing those unlucky enough to board last. It is getting out of hand. Bags that don't fit wheels in - make them check it.