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    27 Useful Travel Products You Can Get At Walmart

    They're better than PreCheck, I promise.

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    1. A hardside carry-on that'll keep up with you as your sprint to your gate because your dumb self thought you'd have enough time to grab food before boarding (it me!). It's lightweight so it won't send you over your airline's weight limit, yet it's durable enough to withstand airport employees hurling it onto the conveyor belt at baggage claim.

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    Promising review: "Bought this luggage for an international trip and I'm SO glad I did! It was really easy to travel with, even when filled with 50 pounds of stuff. I bought the rose gold ones and they are so cute! Got lots of compliments!" β€”KaitTheGreat

    Price: $73 (available in 13 colors)

    2. A sleek backpack with built-in wireless charging so you don't have to sit on the dirty airport floor by the only free wall outlet.


    Promising review: "Built-in wireless charging makes it super convenient for charging phones on-the-go. Phones without wireless charging capabilities can be charged using the USB port. The material makes it look classy and cool, making it fit for college students as well as professionals to use. Bag is waterproof and highly recommended for carrying electronics (laptop, tablets, mobile phone). It has lot of pockets for organizing cables and different small stuff. Even with so much of space inside, it looks compact from the outside." β€”JigglyPuff

    Price: $99 (available in four colors)

    3. A set of travel bottles, because nothing quite compares to the pain of a TSA agent throwing away a full-size bottle of your favorite (and expensive) shampoo. This pack even comes with stickers so you'll know which bottle of mysterious cream-colored liquid is which.


    Promising review: "It boggles my mind that these are the best priced and they FAR outweigh the competitors. We bought some bottles in store for a little more than these and they are horribly made, couldn't be written on, no labels, and the caps didn't even stay shut. THESE BOTTLES are FANTASTIC! They are so sturdy and even come with some premade and some blank labels. They snap shut so you know there is a great seal. They don't leak. I just can't say enough about these. We use these for travel of course, but also for my daughter's hair products (curly hair that tangles easily), butt paste, and sunscreen for in the diaper bag. These are great and worth trying before getting anything in store." β€”abuc5224

    Price: $6.05 for a two-pack

    4. Or, a 10-piece travel kit for people who are too lazy to bother transferring their products into smaller containers (it also me!). No more sprinting to the travel aisle at the drugstore an hour before your plane departs because you forgot to buy everything ahead of time! Each kit comes with shampoo, conditioner, a comb, deodorant, lotion, toothpaste, a toothbrush, and flossers, all in a TSA-friendly clear travel bag.


    Promising review: "Perfect size for travel, clear case for airport, and the price was right. Will grab one next time I fly as well." β€”1L8Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $6.44.

    5. A LifeStraw to help you stay hydrated on your hike. The teeny tiny filter removes 99.99% of bacteria, parasites, and microplastics, meaning you'll have clean drinking water wherever you are.


    Promising review: "I live in the Pacific Northwest and spend lots of time outdoors, often in remote areas, and I always bring my Life Straw. I've also given them as gifts on multiple occasions. I love the peace of mind." β€”Katie

    Price: $17.47

    6. A convertible travel pillow so you can swaddle your neck and maybe, just maybe, get some shut-eye on the plane. The best part: you can transform it from a neck pillow to a rectangular pillow in seconds to make your seat neighbors extremely jealous


    Promising review: "I've used it on many business trips and it's very convenient for providing neck support on long flights. When I arrive at my destination, I can use it as a pillow easily. On a couple of less-than-happy layovers, I've used it to nap in the airport and didn't wake up with a stiff neck. It's durable and comfortable. I highly recommend." β€”Eskimac

    Price: $10.97

    7. A set of hypoallergenic travel pillows to help you get cozy whether you're in a plane, train, bus, or car.


    Promising review: "I packed this pillow in a small suitcase for an international mission trip. The pillow was a great size and solid, yet fluffy enough to be functional. I recommended to others on the trip also." β€”SouthernBismarck

    Price: $8.99 for two

    8. And a travel pillow protector so dirty surfaces won't irritate your skin. This one blocks dust mites and dander from burrowing in your travel pillows, and it's still breathable and soft on your skin.


    Promising review: "Really soft, good quality and will fit a good range of small pillows. Washes easily and really has helped my allergies. I take a spare case along with a cased pillow in the car, for air travel, in hotels, etc. Great peace of mind for covering hotel pillows. Highly recommend for comfort and quality!" β€”Pennysmoma

    Price: $1.75+ (available in four colors)

    9. An insulated water bottle to stay hydrated and save money on your travels. Skip the $5 bottled water at the airport and fill up at the water fountains instead; your wallet and Mother Earth will thank you.


    Promising review: "Right out of the box, I loved this water bottle. It's BIG, but also just the right size to get you through a long day of being out and about. The double-walled technology is great and yet it's still lightweight. I also love that the handle seems sturdy and has held up well so far." β€”ShopGirl1724

    Price: $19.74

    10. A mini garment steamer so you can de-wrinkle the clothes that you may have haphazardly thrown in your suitcase because you waited until the last minute to pack (I feel personally attacked rn).


    Promising review: "Very compact and lightweight. Really gets the job done. I use it for my husband's jeans and recently used it for my delicate blouses. Doesn't take that much time to really heat up. Works great and has a large capacity area to fill the water. Definitely a great garment steamer" β€”Clarah820

    Price: $14.88

    11. A set of packing organizers that'll help you keep your suitcase organized for once. This one comes with a garment bag, which is especially useful if you need to transport something ~fancy~ like a suit or a dress and you don't want it to get wrinkled in transit.


    Promising review: "On our recent trip to Europe, I bought starter sets for me, my husband, and our two daughters. They all thought I was crazy, but each of them were able to stay organized throughout our 11-day adventure in four countries. We all highly recommend this product for all travelers, whether on a weekend getaway or an extended adventure!" β€”Sherri,

    Price: $58.95 (available in three colors)

    12. And while you're at it, a set of packing cubes to help you save space in your already stuffed suitcase. Use one for tops, another for bottoms, and another for dirty clothes.


    Promising review: "These cubes will hold a lot. I was able to pack my whole travel wardrobe in one carry on using a few of these." β€”ASH

    Price: $29.99+ (available in five colors)

    13. A RFID-blocking passport holder, because nothing ruins a vacation faster than identity theft. Plus, this faux leather case actually looks nice enough that you may end up using it after your vacation.


    Promising review: "I put my passport, and boarding pass in the holder so that I don't need to look for it and don't stumble when it's time to board." β€”George

    Price: $7.69

    14. A digital luggage scale for the traveler whose bag is always over the weight limit. Save yourself the struggle of opening up your suitcase in the middle of the airport to figure out what you can toss and just use a digital scale beforehand.


    Promising review: "I love it! It's easy to use and it's not bulky; you can carry it with you all the time, especially if you're traveling and have limited weight for checked baggage and carry-ons. Useful and handy and no need to pay excess weight." β€”Des1

    Price: $7.99

    15. A waterproof portable toiletry bag with enough storage pockets to hold all your beauty products. It has a hook so you can hang it in the bathroom if counter space is minimal.


    Promising review: "I was surprised β€” this was pretty perfect! Large bottom compartment for storage and adequately sized zippered compartments. Exactly what I was looking for!" β€”1sewhappy

    Price: $9.39+ (available in four prints)

    16. A set of vacuum bags that'll free up extra space in your bag. Each bag is waterproof, and you *don't* need a vacuum to compress the bag; just roll it and you're good to go.


    Promising review: "This Ziploc space-saving bag is huge and holds SO much. Love it! Super easy to use. Works great for storing clothes/blankets during different seasons. We have also used it to travel so that we could pack more in a smaller space." β€”crafty kim

    Price: $7.69

    17. A soft sleep mask so you can sleep through your flight as if you were in your own bed. It's designed to fit your face snugly to block out all light, but it has an adjustable strap so it's not too tight.


    Promising review: "I was looking for a good sleep mask, and this really does the job. It fits on my face snugly and blocks out all light. I also like that it doesn't press up against my eyes."β€” RealityChuck

    Price: $4.89 (available in five colors)

    18. A pack of e.l.f. under-eye masks to help you beat dry skin. (It's low humidity in an airplane, which is why your skin can feel parched when you land.) Your seat mates may look at your weird, but they won't have beautiful freaking under eyes, so who really cares?

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    Promising review: "After only ONE USE, I saw more results than all the eye products I have ever used in my entire life. I have always struggled with dark circles. I used this at night, went to bed, woke up and did my school 'no-makeup routine,' which is just concealer and mascara. After I got home and took off my makeup, I saw how bright my under eyes are now and I was in utter disbelief. This is my first ever makeup review, which I am only doing because of how grateful I am for these eye masks. Don't think twice about purchasing them, and e.l.f., please don't ever discontinue them!" β€”Gigixam

    Price $8 for three sets

    19. A pack of hand wipes so you can be that person who wipes down their seat, head rest, TV screen, and tray table before sitting down.


    Promising review: "I found these while vacationing and cannot do without them now. They are handy for cleaning up after pumping gas, handling money and when eating out." β€”Videoshopper

    Price: $9.48

    20. A foldable backpack that'll take up next to no room in your suitcase but also has plenty of room for all your essentials when you're out exploring. No need to pack both a backpack and your purse; this rucksack can do it all.


    Promising review: "Nice sized backpack, lightweight and folds up so it will be easy to pack!" β€”Deb

    Price: $10 (available in four colors)

    21. A self-inflating pillow so you don't have to dirty your regular pillows on your camping trip. This one deflates and folds up nicely so it takes up less space than your regular pillows too.


    Promising review: "Wow! What a great pillow! I used this pillow for tent camping with the Boy Scouts. I love the auto-inflation feature. It's easy to add or take out air, and it rolls up easily for transporting!" β€”Larry

    Price: $14.99

    22. A portable door lock for when you're traveling alone and want an added layer of security at your hotel.


    Promising review: "Works great! I got it for my wife who is a flight attendant, and she said it's worked on every door so far." β€”sully

    Price: $9.98

    23. A clip-on reading light so you can finally finish your book without disturbing your seat mates.

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    Promising review: "I love to read after we go to bed and I find this little lamp very useful since it has three brightness settings that are perfect so I avoid the uncomfortable glare for my husband next to me. The lamp itself is very flexible to turn and direct the light wherever you want it; this also helps to store it anywhere without taking too much space. The charging feature is lovely since you don't have to worry about replacing little batteries when it runs out." β€”Susiearci

    Price: $10.45+ (available in two sizes)

    24. A mini lint roller to remove pet hair and stray fuzzies that seem to magically appear on your clothes. It's small enough to fit in your purse or suitcase so you can use it on the go.


    Promising review: "These little lint brushes go great inside my husband's work bag. It can be used as a quick lint picker-upper right before attending an important meeting. I keep one in my glove compartment box. It's small and fits great when there's little or no space to fit it in elsewhere in the car." β€”girls4me2

    Price: $6.64

    25. A phone charger that doubles as a stylish keychain. Getting everything to fit in your carry-on is #thestruggle, so you don't want to disrupt your masterful organizing skills by rooting through your bag for your charger. With this, your charger is always nearby, and there isn't a jumble of cables that need to be untangled.


    Promising review: "Talk about a lifesaver! This portable charger is so convenient. Perfect way to combine accessorizing with functionality. Comes in different neutral colors to ensure it'll match most any bag or backpack. It's made out of vegan leather, so it will be durable and long lasting for sure. The cord is plenty flexible, as well, which makes charging easier." β€”Tina

    Price: $7.50 (available in three colors)

    26. A pair of compression socks that'll boost blood circulation in your legs and help reduce swelling on long-haul flights.

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    Promising review: "Bought these to wear on a trip to DC. I have issues with holding water while traveling and I would be on an airplane for four hours, then walking in DC. They worked fabulous!" β€”Pamper

    Price: $19.99 for six pairs (available in two sizes)

    27. A tech organizer to basically eliminate the hassle of untangling your cords at the hotel.


    Promising review: "The perfect accessory for the someone on the go. It stores all my loose phone and laptop cords and chargers in a compact case. My cords typically fall to the bottom of my bag in a tangled mess. This organizer has helped me save up so much space in my bag by keeping my cords compact and in one place. It fits even the largest MacBook charger and associated cords in an organized way while taking up minimal footprint. I've traveled with this as well, and it makes packing, going through the airport, and organization while I'm at the destination a breeze." β€”Nancy

    Price: $29 (available in four colors)

    All that's left is for you to enjoy your vacation! Go on, get!

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