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    35 Ingenious Travel Products To Bring On Your Next Vacation

    "Wow, why didn't I think of that." —you while reading this list

    1. A BÉIS seatback organizer that keeps all your in-flight essentials (i.e. phone, e-reader, magazines, etc.) in the pocket so you don't have to dig around in your bag on the floor throughout the flight.

    2. A portable lock box you can secure around two beach chairs to stash your wallet and phone in as you head into the ocean to snorkel – no more worrying about someone grabbing your stuff when you're face first in the water.

    3. A mini steam iron ideal for throwing in your checked bag to have ready when you arrive at your destination and realize that the shirt you wanted to wear is wrinkled beyond belief. You'll look more put together and feel great with this.

    4. An Away carryon suitcase which has three separate compartments to help you organize your things in the most efficient way possible to make the most use of your space. Plus, it has a USB port, so you can charge your phone when there's no working plugs around you.

    5. A travel wallet with a RFID blocking shield material to not only keep all your many important travel documents organized, but also safe and ready for you to grab when you need your ID quickly in the TSA line.

    6. AirFly, a wireless transmitter that'll connect your AirPods (or any other wireless headphones) to the headphone jack on the flight so you can enjoy all the free entertainment without being forced to bring two sets of headphones or use the crappy ones they have the AUDACITY to charge for on some flights.

    7. A Dagne Dover duffle bag that's worth the splurge because you'll be able to fit everything you need for a flight in it...and then swiftly put it under your seat to avoid the Hunger Games-style fight for overhead bin space.

    8. A travel pouch that attaches to your bra so you can keep the most important things closest to you (such as your money, credit cards, and a copy of your passport) without fear of some pick-pocketing wizard breezing past you, barely touching you, but somehow getting away with your stuff.

    9. Or, if it's more your speed, a belt with secret pouch to help keep you from being in a ~cinch~ while traveling to a foreign country.

    10. A BÉIS transparent tote you can use as a carry-on when you're going on a beach vacation and don't want to 1) squish your hat into your suitcase and pray that it still holds up when you get to your destination or 2) be THAT person who wears their hat the whole flight. This tote will let you bring that sunhat in the most convenient way possible.

    11. The Airhook – it holds phones and tablets and attaches to the seat in front of you so you can be entertained on every flight, even the ones without seat-back entertainment. Plus, this has fold-down cup holder, so you don't have to worry about using your tray table and then panicking when you still have half a drink left and need to use the bathroom.

    12. Some biodegradable hypoallergenic wipes because flying can make you feel gross and these give you the chance to freshen up when there's not a shower in sight.

    13. A portable rain hood you can wear with any jacket so you don't have to try and pack both your cute and practical jackets when you're tight on space.

    14. A waterproof kindle so you can take your reading anywhere, yes, even INTO the pool. This is a game-changer.

    15. A LifeStraw that's basically magic because it makes water drinkable by removing 99.999999% of bacteria and 99.999% of parasites so you can enjoy a fresh drink when you're on a hike or camping and are out of fresh water.

    16. A swimsuit specifically designed to stay in place during water activities (i.e. surfing, wake boarding, etc.) *and* look super cute while relaxing by the pool. Gone are the days you have to pack multiple suits for vacation. Get you one that can do both.

    17. A portable espresso maker because caffeine is an essential, even while traveling, and this lil thing lets you use Nespresso pods to make a delicious pick me up, no matter where you are in the world.

    18. Or a single serve french press in a travel coffee mug if coffee is more your speed—all you have to do is put grounds in, add some hot water, and press the mesh filter in to make a delicious brew.

    19. A pair of Goats shoes that are both sneakers and slides—so you can pack one less pair of shoes when you head out on your fabulous vacay (because everyone knows that shoes weigh the most in your bag).

    20. A foot hammock made out of memory foam because we can't all afford to fly first class, but this little gadget will make you feel like you can (even if it doesn't come with free champagne).

    21. A chic fanny pack that you won't feel like a tourist in when you wear it around. Plus, your shoulders will thank you at the end of the trip when they don't hurt from holding a heavy bag the whole time.

    22. A TSA-approved fingerprint-enabled BenjiLock to make unlocking your bag so much easier – who can ever remember the 4-digit code they picked years ago?

    23. A collapsible water bottle that'll take up wayyy less space in your bag pre-security, but also help you avoid paying approximately $20 for one water bottle *and* help you stay hydrated = all very important things.

    24. A splurge-worthy solar-powered charger you'll want to have on hand for any upcoming camping vacations where outlets are sparse but phones are needed.

    25. An easy-to-use instant translator that works without Wi-Fi to translate from English to Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, or Japanese so you don't have to worry about being completely lost in a country where you don't speak a word of their language.

    26. A cordless mini straightener you can use on the go—whether that's in the car, the airport, or standing on the sidewalk, this little baby will give you great hair anywhere.

    27. A sand-free beach blanket designed so that sand rolls right off it, so you can pack it up and put it back in your luggage without worrying that you'll find sand covering everything else in your suitcase for weeks later.

    28. An insulated phone case designed specifically to keep your phone at a comfortable temperature in both hot and cold climates so you never have to worry that it will stop working because it's overheated or frozen.

    29. A foldable backpack to have on hand when you inevitably buy too many souvenirs on your trip and need a way to get them home.

    30. A super-light yoga mat made from biodegradable rubber that can be rolled or folded, so it's perfect for stashing in a suitcase or duffle.

    31. A stroller so lightweight and compact it can fit in the overhead bin on a plane, so you don't have to wait around for it to be retrieved from storage after you deplane. You can just open the stroller and go.

    32. A retractable lint roller in a super sleek case you can keep stashed in a bag or purse to grab at a moment's notice when you realize that you're covered in hair.

    33. A portable door lock to help you feel extra secure in your room. If triggered, this lets out a loud alarm sound, which will wake you (and maybe everyone else around you) up.

    34. Some compression socks to stop your feet and legs from swelling up as much as Violet Beauregarde did in Willy Wonka's factory.

    35. And a high-tech water bottle that comes with an app that leads you to nearby water stations so you can always have fresh water to stay hydrated.

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