10 Fun, Fresh Travel Items

Plane and simple, you need one (or all!) of these vacation- and flight-friendly finds in your life.
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Photo Finish

blue camera and photos

Small but mighty, the Canon Ivy Cliq+ ($160) shoots and prints eight-megapixel pics in a minute’s time. It also connects to your phone with Bluetooth, so you can finally see those camera-roll shots IRL. 

Initial Here

Luggage Tag and Letter Sticker

With a cute Printworks Luggage Tag and Letter Sticker (Tag, $19, and sticker, $11), wondering Is that my suitcase? will be a thing of the past.

Chill Pillow

silk travel pillow set

Once you have a Calpak Silk Travel Set ($95) (includes a silk eye mask and a clear tote), which includes this memory foam neck roll with a washable cover, you’ll never rely on a headrest for 40 winks again. 

Case Study

packing cubes

Get ahead of the pack, literally, with Mumi Packing Cubes ($50 for a set of five). The nylon bags will keep your stuff organized and can be used to contain dirty clothes after you empty them. Idea: Assign a different color to each family member. 

Bottle Service

commuter lid and stainless steel straw set

The wide-mouth S’well 16-Ounce Traveler ($35) is a fast fill since ice fits in so easily. Drinks stay cold for up to a day, and an inner copper wall prevents condensation. Trick yours out with the leak-free, pop-top Commuter Lid ($10) and the Stainless Steel Straw Set ($12 for four)

Carried Away

blue backpack

Everything has its place in a lightweight Dagne Dover Medium Dakota Backpack ($175): phone and water bottle in outside pockets, laptop in a sleeve inside, a change of shoes or clothes in a detachable bag, and the rest of your overnight essentials in interior compartments galore. 

Hot Ticket

slim passport card holder

Keep everything (ID, boarding pass, passport) in one handy spot with the Leatherology Slim Passport Ticket Holder ($55). Use the small pouch on its flip size for cash and important receipts. 

Take a Spritz

face and body mist

Plane and hotel air can feel drier than the Sahara. Get that balmy glow back with the all-natural Formulary 55 Herbal Tonic Refreshing Face and Body Mist ($22). It’s mildly antiseptic and antiinflammatory, too. 

Totally Transparent

Clear Pouch

Lose the lame plastic baggie and upgrade your toiletries to a Mark & Graham Clear Pouch ($45) (plus $10 for a monogram). For an extra bit of class, add your monogram.

Tread Lightly

Knit Sneakers

Söfft Somers Knit Sneakers ($100) are the ultimate travel shoes. They have flexible soles for easy packing and great arch support for all-day sightseeing. The mesh fabric is so comfy and breathable, you don’t need to swap them for slippers on your flight.