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The best travel accessories to solve all your problems.


By: Mollie Dean on Jul 16, 2019 1:24:46 PM

Whether for business or pleasure, travel can be fun, energizing, and exciting — or exhausting, frustrating, and boring. You can control — or at least minimize — many of the inevitable inconveniences with some preparation and the right accessories.

From screaming babies on airplanes, an aching back and a stiff neck, to your laptop battery dying, these are the accessories you need to ease your travel pains. These products will solve a long list of travel woes with minimal investment to help you stay organized, comfortable, and ready to hit the ground running when you arrive at your destination.

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  1. Tile Pro with Replaceable Battery
    One thing all travelers fear: lost luggage. Add to that everything else people commonly misplace (keys, phones, wallets) and these Bluetooth-enabled trackers are no-brainers.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  2. Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle
    One of Travel and Leisure’s Ultimate Travel Essentials, this clever, leak-proof “water bottle” rolls up into a compact package about the size of your fist when you’re done drinking. It comes in 11 fun colors and is virtually indestructible, a.k.a. a traveler’s best hydrating friend.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  3. Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella
    Into every life, a little rain must fall. That sometimes goes for vacations too, so be ready for rain or sunshine with this compact umbrella. At just 12 ounces, it’s convenient to carry, and even comes with a lifetime guarantee.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  4. Tanto Laptop Tote Bag
    This stylish zip-top bag has a roomy laptop compartment and an inside panel with places for pens, a phone, and a tablet or e-reader. Padded adjustable shoulder straps make it comfortable to carry, and the durable nylon material is also water-resistant, meaning your belongings will stay safe and dry. The best part? The sleek bag has a charging port so you can charge your devices on the go.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  5. Everlasting Comfort Neck Pillow Kit with Sleep Mask and Earplugs
    This travel kit with a plush, memory foam pillow, earplugs, and an eye mask will lull you to sleep in comfort and privacy. The adjustable cord lock secures the pillow in place, and reviewers rave about how the design is more comfortable than your standard U-shaped pillow.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  6. Samsonite Electronic Luggage Scale
    You’ll never get hit with unexpected baggage fees again thanks to this handy luggage scale. The electronic gadget gives you an accurate reading every single time, so you never have to worry about your bags being overweight before you board a plane. We also love that it is compact, lightweight, and super easy to pack in your suitcase if you’re worried that your souvenirs will tip the scale on your way back home.

    Where to buy: ebags.com

  7. Mophie Powerstation XXL
    Ensure your phone never runs out of battery while you’re out sightseeing by investing in this portable charging station by Mophie. The handy device is powered with enough juice to extend your device’s battery life by up to 100 hours. It also allows you to charge multiple items at the same time, and it comes with a two-year limited warranty.

    Where to buy: ebags.com

  8. Marpac Rohm Portable White Noise Sound Machine
    At home or away, this packable white noise machine will help you fall asleep and stay asleep by promoting relaxation and drowning out noise.  Recognized by the National Sleep Foundation, it simulates the sound of rushing air, with three types of white noise and an adjustable volume so you can customize the sound to your needs.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  9. Vumos Leak-proof Travel Bottles
    Fill these leak-proof squeezable silicone bottles with your favorite shampoo, conditioner, lotion, body wash, or whatever makes you feel at home when you’re on the road. Labels and four different colors help identify the contents, and their TSA-approved size and clear quart bag make them carry-on convenient.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  10. Pop Fashion Scarf With Hidden Pocket
    Not only will this cute and cozy infinity scarf keep you warm on your travels, but it also features a hidden pocket for you to safely store all your important essentials safely. The zippered compartment is big enough for you to fit your phone, credit cards, passport, keys, and more. And you can choose from 12 stylish colors and prints.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  11. Vetelli Hanging Toiletry Bag
    Luxurious high-grade leather like material with matching canvas lining gives this hanging toiletry baga classy look. Hang it up or use it as a flat-lying Dopp kit. A lifetime guarantee backs this quality item.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  12. Travelon Anti-theft Classic Messenger Bag
    This smart cross-body bag protects your belongings with an adjustable cut-proof strap and slash-proof construction. An RFID-blocking pocket secures credit cards and your passport. Durable and functional, this bag conveniently and safely holds everything you need.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  13. Ebags Ultralight Packing Cubes
    The newest thing for suitcases since wheels, packing cubes keep your clothes and accessories neat and organized. They make unpacking simple too. Lightweight fabrics and zippers add mere ounces, and mini-frames hold their shape for easier packing. This set, with five color choices, has mesh tops for visibility and ventilation.

    Where to buy: ebags.com

  14. Bose QuietControl Wireless Headphones
    Set your noise cancelation level and relax with these comfortable, lightweight headphones. You hear what you want – so you won’t miss boarding or in-flight announcements. The “Bose-connect app” makes Bluetooth pairing easy, and the lithium-ion battery lasts 10 hours per charge.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  15. Genius Pack High Altitude Flight Bag
    Hang this handy organizer on the airline seat in front of you for convenient access to your phone, tablet, charger, headphones, and reading material. Just stash it back in your carry-on when you leave – no items left in the seat pocket. It also hangs on bicycle handlebars if that’s your mode of travel.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  16. Tempur-Pedic Lumbar Pillow
    Perfect for cars, planes, or anywhere, this lower back pillow helps maintain healthy posture and reduces the strain of sitting for long periods. It’s lightweight and easily packable, and includes a machine washable cover. 

    Where to buy: bedbathandbeyond.com

  17. A-Swift Compression Socks
    Colorful and comfortable, these socks provide support, and help legs feel less tired after too much sitting or standing. Compression socks improve circulation and may decrease the risk of blood clots. Plus, they keep your feet warm!

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  18. BUBM Electronics Organizer
    Keep your chargers, SD cards, cables, and other small electronics safe and organized in this handy case that fits easily in your laptop case or carry-on. Mesh zippered pockets and elastic straps hold everything in place, and the waterproof exterior offers additional protection.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  19. Canon Power Shot G9 Compact Camera
    This ultra-slim, lightweight, pocket-size camera will easily top any phone for fabulous vacation photos. Its bright F2 lens and 3x optical zoom give you sharp, true images even in low light. With touch-panel LCD, eight preset picture styles, and in-camera adjustments, you’ll get memorable shots every time. 

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  20. Brave Era Mulberry Silk Travel Sheets
    For a bit of extra comfort and luxury, take along your own travel sheets. The washable silk adds warmth and softness, whether used as an extra layer in bed or as a sleeping bag liner. There’s a pocket to cover your pillow, and they pack down to a pouch that's not much larger than an iPhone.

    Where to buy: amazon.com

  21. Tumi 4-port USB Travel Adaptor
    For the world traveler, this convenient adaptor supports electrical outlets from 150 countries. With four USB power ports, several devices can charge at the same time.  It weighs only eight ounces and comes with a high-quality storage case.

    Where to buy: tumi.com

  22. Netpack Lightweight Tote Bag
    Folded into its tiny pouch, this handy tote bag should be in every traveler’s suitcase, carry-on, or purse. Made of weatherproof polyester, it has two outside pockets and a detachable shoulder strap. Choose black or a bright color – and don’t leave home without it.

    Where to buy: ebags.com

  23. Eagle Creek Silk Neck Wallet
    In your choice of black or pink, this natural silk neck wallet hides your passport and currency comfortably for both security and convenience. It’s breathable and washable with two zippered pockets and a soft adjustable neck strap. 

    Where to buy: ebags.com

With these products, you’ll be equipped to overcome more than a handful of situations that may be thrown your way while traveling this summer. Have products that you personally would recommend as well? We want to know! Share the travel or even home accessories that you live and die for with us on our Facebook page.