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several travel "experts" say you shouldn't even bring soaps and such.

I'm a broken record on this, but if the trip is 2 weeks or less, every toilet article I need fits in the standard-size zip-loc baggy that TSA allows in carry-on. Same for DW. Buy travel-size stuff or little refillable containers. If we need more than that, we buy it wherever we are. It is indeed a mini-adventure to figure out how to ask a clerk if they sell dental floss.

With TSA pre-check (we have GOES cards), you don't even need to take the baggy out of your carry-on. Only rarely does it take us more than 10 minutes to clear TSA at Detroit Metro.

I keep my zip-loc pre-packed in a drawer at home. When it's time to travel, I drop it in my carry-on. Zero worries, zero stress.
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