Labor Day weekend and travel plans go hand in hand, whether you're flying to Florida or flying to France. In fact, 15.6 million travelers are expected to fly over the weekend, up four percent from last year, according to Airlines for America. So yes, lines and frustration seem to be imminent, but you can minimize the stress by having the right bag to carry on, therefore avoiding that whole mess of dealing with actual people before security.

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Check out the 12 best carry-on bags for flights anywhere this weekend, and check out this great sizing chart from Away Travel to make sure its dimensions are approved by your airline.

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