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    Updated on Feb 5, 2019. Posted on Oct 26, 2018

    21 Things Under $25 To Make Traveling A Little Less Stressful

    Your next getaway is about to be drama-free.

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    1. A customer-favorite contoured face mask so you can finally get some sleep on your long-haul flight or car ride.

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    Promising review: “This sleep mask is amazing. I have had like 20,493 masks, and either lose them or they start to break somehow. This one seems very durable and covers my nose so well that no light gets in! It’s perfect for my face shape. I'm extremely happy with this product!” —MollyO

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90 (available in six colors).

    2. A set of water-resistant Damero wet and and dry bags, which'll be perfect for storing towels, bathing suits, and any other packed items you don’t want dripping onto your clean or dry clothes.

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    The set includes one large bag and small bag. 


    Promising review: “I used these as a diaper-carrying case while on vacation. I was able to put three to four diapers and wipes in the front pocket. I used the pack for snacks, extra underwear for my oldest, hand sanitizer, and other items. The are made of heavy-duty material, have a cute design, and are easily washed.” —Rachel

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 11 colors).

    3. A portable luggage scale so you won’t have to take items out of your bag at the check-in counter.

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    Promising review: “I’m so lucky to have found this scale. Since I bought it, i haven’t had to deal with any oversight luggage at the airport. And no matter where I go, this is always in my bag.” —Ghie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    4. A pack of easily storable makeup-removing towels to cut down on the amount of beauty products you'll have to carry if space is limited in your toiletries bag.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical of these, at first. But now I'm pretty sure they're what Mulan's outfit was made of when she wiped her makeup off on her sleeve in the movie. Even when totally dry, they're pretty impressive about taking off all of my makeup in a couple of swipes, including waterproof eyeliner and mascara. I like to use a little micellar water to make my skin feel a little cleaner. Plus, it's nice not to burn through so many cotton pads." —RachelM

    Get them from Amazon for $2.97.

    5. A fast-heating travel steamer that’ll help you knock wrinkles out of your clothes if you don’t have an iron or don’t feel like battling with the one in your hotel room.

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    Promising review: “I bought this steamer because I travel a lot for work and needed a quicker, easier option than hotel irons. This steamer has perfectly suited my needs. It's lightweight, compact, and still very powerful. It heats up literally within two minutes and offers up plenty of steam! Not to mention it comes with a drawstring carrying pouch. Now I can show up to work and look presentable rather than a rumpled mess that stumbled off a red-eye flight.” —RJunkie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    6. A pack of travel-size tubes of Banana Boat Sport Performance sunscreen so you can keep a sunburn from ruining your vacation (and your skin!).

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    The pack includes three travel-sized bottles of the sunscreen.

    Promising review: “I find it much handier to have 24 of these little dudes hanging around everywhere rather than to have one big bottle of sunscreen. I spread them around to backpacks, cars, briefcases, shelves next to doors, gardening tool sheds, and other spots I can reach them quickly. This way, I am never far from getting the sun protection we all need. I like the product too. It’s not too heavy or too greasy.” —Bada

    Get a pack of three SPF 50+ tubes from Amazon for $8.52 or a pack of 24 SPF 30 tubes for $29.44.

    7. A waterproof organizer you can quickly tie up with your beauty products and tools if you accidentally sleep through checkout time and need to pack up in a hurry.

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    Promising review: “This bag is exactly what i was looking for! It is a good size and material. It also comes with a small pouch and toothbrush case.” —Margo Walker

    Get it from Amazon for $8.88 (available in two colors)

    8. A pack of Batiste Dry Shampoo, so you won't have to worry about liquid shampoo spilling in your suitcase — and you'll be able to extend the length of your 'do without having to resort to lower-quality hotel shampoo.

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    The pack includes three bottles of dry shampoo. 


    Promising review: “I love this dry shampoo. I have fine hair that goes limp after I sleep on it. This stuff really gives it volume without any weird odors or colors. And these little cans are perfect for travel!” —Rina

    Get them from Amazon.

    9. A set of packing cubes for organizing clothing and other packed items as well as maximizing the space in your suitcase.

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    The set includes four packing cubes and a laundry bag.

    

Promising review: “I finally have a great organizer for all my cables and drives! No longer are they all tangled up in a bag. This is really great for when I travel. It holds my iPad, iPhone, two thumb drives, a small external drive, a small charger, Apple ear phones, and a wall plug. It has two zippered pockets and everything fits perfectly!” —Bernice H



    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in nine colors).

    10. A portable charger bank to bring your phone back to life when an outlet is nowhere in sight.

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    Promising review: “I keep this battery pack in my backpack for emergencies, and it's helped me in a few binds. It's a little bigger than my iPhone 6s because of the unbeveled corners and the thickness. So it can be a bit tight in your pocket, which is why I keep it in my bag. And the metal casing seems sturdy and feels nice to hold!” —Eric C

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+.

    11. A car seat travel strap you can store away in the front pocket of your suitcase for toting bulky car seats through the airport.

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    Promising review: “This product is amazing! It is super simple to use and extremely durable! It made traveling with two kids by myself super easy! I was going to get car seat trollies but could not figure out how I would pull the trollies and my suitcase all at once. I came across this and it is awesome! I will be getting another for my son’s car seat if we happen to fly again and my husband is with us! I definitely recommend this product for traveling!” —Matthew Kowalzek 



    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    12. A Go-Girl urination device that makes it easy to pee while standing — so you can relieve yourself comfortably if you encounter a gross public restroom during your road trip.

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    You can dispose the device after one use or clean and reuse it. 


    Promising review: “Where was this product when I was a little girl? My mommy wouldn't have had to use a plastic bag for me and my sister to pee in on long trips had we had this item. I love that it folds into a small cylindrical tube for storage, helps to conserve trees by saving my girls from sitting on the unhygienic public toilet fully lined with toilet covers all around the toilet, and it is made of durable silicone that would last for years!” —Pippi Longstocking


    Get it from Amazon for $9.20 (available in two colors).

    13. A set of shoe bags to keep your dirty sneakers or sharp heels from messing up the rest of your items in your suitcase.

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    Promising review: “These bags are a great size, have a great zipper, and are made from great material. I fit two pairs of sandals in one. And if I wanted to put a third, it would have fit. I'm so glad I found these and no longer need to use shopping bags. I love being organized, and these do not disappoint!” —Blissfully Sweet


    Get them from Amazon for $11.88 (available with either a zipper or drawstring closure).

    14. A set of collapsible bowls so your your pet can stay hydrated during layovers, long car rides, or while waiting outside for your transportation to arrive.

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    The set includes one large bowl and one small one.

    Promising review: “These are amazing little bowls. They can be stored anywhere! Mine will be clipped onto a bag for our trip to New Orleans. I highly recommended the and they are much better than using regular bowls.” —Christina Stewart 



    Get them from Amazon for $4.99.

    15. A shock-absorbing portable safe to lock down your valuables whenever you're away from your room.

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    Promising review: “If you're looking for a small-ish secret stash, you might do well with this. It's big enough to hold sunglasses, cell phones, and keys, but small enough to travel in your suitcase. There is a padded foam lining and a small vent along the edge to help air flow. Don't expect Fort Knox security from it. But you will deter anyone who isn't willing to bust the box or spend 20 minutes trying every combination.” —Ian M

    Get it from Amazon for $17.90+ (available in three colors).

    16. A copy of How to Swear Around the World so you’ll be able to say what’s on your mind no matter where your travels take you.

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    Promising review: "This is a good compilation and discussion of curse words and swear phrases from around the world. It focuses on the literal translation of foreign phrases, which typically makes them seem even more ridiculous than they already are. It also makes for great bathroom reading material. too. For instance, you can tell your friends what you just did in several languages!" —A

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+.

    17. A RFID-blocking wallet made for holding your passport, cards, ID, boarding passes, cash, and anything else you need for your trip.

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    The wallet offers an extra layer of protection from RFID readers that can be used to hack data from your RFID-enabled credit cards or passport.

    Promising review: “When traveling, the last thing I need is extra bulk. But this wallet is lightweight and compact — exactly what I needed! I had a different travel wallet before, but found it to be cumbersome. However, this wallet fits my needs without taking up extra space or weighing me down!” —Linzi

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 20 colors).

    18. A compact Bluetooth wireless speaker you can carry along to play tunes at the beach, by the pool, or even in your hotel room, if it doesn’t have a speaker.

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    Promising review: “For the price, this speaker is definitely at the top of its game for speakers of the same price point. It gets pretty loud without distortion and the bass is rich. It's not going to sound like a sound system, but it does sound much larger and, yes, more expensive. The build quality is great. Very good fit and finish to the product. The buttons are easy to press and respond exactly as they should. The battery life is great and it just plain looks good, too! For the price, this is hard to beat.” —Mr. Xiafeng 



    Get it from Amazon for $20.95.

    For more great portable speakers, check out BuzzFeed Reviews' best portable Bluetooth speakers.

    19. A set of reusable Wine Wings bottle protectors for making sure your wine or champagne purchases — hello, duty-free shop! — don't shatter in your luggage.

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    The set includes two wine bottle protectors.

    Promising review: “I had been searching for a reusable solution for flying with large beer bottles and liquor bottles. These worked great and easily fit a 750 ml beer bottle and a High West liquor bottle — which is one of the tallest bottles I have encountered. I wrapped each with a T-shirt for extra protection and nestled them in the center of my checked baggage.” —Mark G

    Get them from Amazon for $12.95.

    20. A pack of Tide Travel Sink Packets, which include enough detergent to sink-wash a few items while you are traveling.

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    The pack includes three sink packets
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    Promising review: “These were a godsend on a long vacation in hotels with no laundry services. I forgot to bring a sink stopper. But we were lucky our sink had one that worked. I washed all my lingerie and trouser socks and hung them up to dry on the clothesline built in the bath stall at a Hilton. Don't forget to bring clothespins like me! It took another full day to dry everything. But everything smelled great!” —Susan from Texas


    Get them from Amazon for $4.49.

    21. And a super-handy cable organizer to keep all your devices' cords from getting tangled or damaged at the bottom of your tote, duffel, or suitcase.

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    Promising review: “I used this on my recent trip to Ireland. I loved it. It's slim, so it doesn't bulk up your luggage. I was able to put my UK adaptor in there, iPhone and tablet charger, earbuds, and a few other items. I still had room for more. It has a lot of room to fit all of your chargers and other items.” —Jules

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors).

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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