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    32 Useful Travel Products Under $20

    Including a jewelry organizer, tiny laundry sheets, a secret storage scarf, and other essentials you'll need to reclaim your title as "World Class Traveler."

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    1. A handy travel wallet complete with a RFID-blocking shield to stash and organize all your many important docs in one safe place. It's also great for having your ID readily available so you're not *that* person in line at security.

    reviewer image of the orange wallet

    2. Some iddy biddy laundry soap sheets you'll need if you suddenly find yourself in a sitch where you've run out of clean undies, or spilled something on the *only* white tee you packed. Simply add some water for some on-the-go handwashing.

    collection of shaving sheets, body wash sheets, and shampoo sheets

    3. A helpful "Pack this!" checklist that'll ensure you've got allllll the things you need for your trip — and some you may not have even thought of. So long to the haunting feeling of "did I pack my phone charger?!"

    the packing checklist

    4. A nifty travel pouch to secure your most prized possessions and keep them ~abreast~ (sorry, had to). This thing attaches to your bra so your cash, credit cards, and copy of your passport are less vulnerable to pickpockets.

    5. Or, if you need something more accessible, a belt that looks like a regular ol' accessory to keep your jeans up and has a secret compartment that will fool any purse-snatcher.

    person holding a $100 note in the concealed zipper belt

    6. An electronics pouch created to organize your most-used devices and their forest of tangled wires. Keeping everything in its place will not only ease the accessibility of your belongings, but also tame your disposition when you don't have to spend minutes (read: hours) unraveling cords.

    7. Vacuum seal bags for a serious space-saving solution in your suitcase. Now you can get away with packing a couple extra things... just in case you end up going to a fancy dinner, or if there's a drop in temperature, or you end up swimming one extra day... It's always good to have options, right?

    8. A heat-resistant silicone mat for when you don't have the time to wait for your hot curling iron to cool before your journey to the airport. Wrap it up and toss it in your carry-on without fear of it burning a hole in your bag. (It can also be used to protect countertop surfaces, too!)

    9. A mini steam iron you'll want to take with you so that your vacation attire can stay wrinkle-free... even after it's been smushed into your suitcase for the entirety of a long-haul flight.

    the compact steam iron packed in a suitcase full of clothes

    10. A digital luggage scale that I, a consistent overpacker, would not have been able to travel without. I can't tell you how many times my scale has saved me from the inconvenience (and embarrassment) of paying overweight fees...

    the luggage weight

    11. A set of shoe organizer bags so your sneakers can stay neatly packed and your fancy suede shoes can remain scuff-free while traveling. Plus, it's a great way to keep the dirt on the bottom of the soles from going anywhere near your clean, folded clothes.

    the drawstring bags with a clear window so you can see which shoes are inside

    12. Silicone earplugs that work to relieve discomfort experienced on airplanes, whether that's a change in air pressure or the sound of a screaming baby that just happens to be sitting in the seat directly behind you...

    13. Some compression socks to comfortably keep your ankles and legs from ballooning mid-flight. Because let me tell you, having to squish swollen toes back into boots after some time in the air is no easy feat...

    Gyan wearing the socks

    14. Some homeopathic jet-lag pills if you, like me, have a hard time adjusting to changes in time zone. These may help speed up the process and reset your energy levels so you don't wind up sleeping through most of your trip.

    the jetlag pills

    15. A reusable water bottle with a daily pill organizer so you can stay hydrated and stay on track with medications — even when you're a few thousand miles away from home!

    16. A 27-piece first aid kit you'll be patting yourself on the back for packing since, I don't know why but, we seem to be more accident-prone when we're away from home.

    17. Some biodegradable hypoallergenic wipes that'll come in handy when you're traveling all day and there's no chance of taking a shower before you head out to dinner. One quick swipe with this in the airport bathroom and you'll feel refreshed and ready to take down some international cuisine.

    hand holding the packet of wipes

    18. A jewelry organizer to store your vacation-ready accessories in one tidy spot. It also provides some assurance that your necklaces won't become a bundled up mess (which always seems to be a thing no matter how far the journey).

    19. A foot hammock featuring some thick, comfy memory foam so your feet can get the first class treatment — even if you're stuck at the back of economy.

    reviewer with their feet up in the hammock

    20. A chic, fuss-free fanny pack with a slim and versatile design that will go with virtually every outfit... so you can blend in with the locals and not look like so much of a tourist when you're carrying your all-day essentials around.

    21. A buckled luggage strap you can add on to any bag for carrying extra items like scarves and jackets, which are usually super annoying to hold when you're on the move.

    22. A portable lock that fits in the crack of a door and is designed to provide you with extra security (especially great for places that don't have an alarm system). Once this is looped and in place, if anyone tries to come into your room it'll sound with a loud ring guaranteed to stop intruders in their tracks.

    the alarm system looped onto a door handle

    23. A designated dirty laundry bag so that your gross, sweaty, sight-seeing clothes can be neatly zipped up and kept away from you still-clean items.

    the white laundry bag

    24. A compact, reversed umbrella you can toss in your bag and whip out to shield you from an unexpected rainstorm. A bonus? This baby folds from the outside and keeps droplets contained so you'll stay out of the splash zone even when you go to close it.

    25. A TSA-approved toiletry bag that'll stash all your travel-sized liquids and ensures they're easily identifiable. No holding up security lines here!

    hand holding the blue see-through bag

    26. A simple yet remarkable felt insert created to slip into any sort of bag and *poof* instantly organize it. Overcrowded purse or carry-on? All now neatly arranged with roomy compartments, so you can stop burrowing in a black hole for your keys and specs.

    the large pink insert inside a LV Neverfull MM bag

    27. A compact and quick-drying microfiber towel that'll fit into your carry-on, backpack, or beach bag, so you're always prepared to have somewhere to sit and dry off if you happen to hike and take a dip in a remote body of water.

    28. A travel toothbrush that folds and stores easily so you can keep your smile fresh (especially if you time traveled and missed your nightly brush).

    the foldable toothbrush

    29. A scarf built with a couple of sneaky zipper pockets so you can keep your essentials close by without having to lug around a handbag.

    model wearing the scarf and showing her phone, passport, and money can fit in the scarf

    30. A travel pillow that will allow you to comfortably doze off the moment your head hits it. Before you know it, you'll have reached your destination!

    the travel pillow

    31. An anti-blister balm for when you realize you forgot to break in those strappy sandals before your trip. Rub some of this on and keep it on hand so you can walk along cobblestoned streets with confidence *and* comfort all day long.

    32. Some squeezable silicone travel bottles with pre-printed labels so you can fill them up with all your usual products and never be without your holy grails.

    reviewer hand holding the pouch of silicone containers

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