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23 Travel Products That Are Actually Worth The Suitcase Space

Your next getaway is going to be so easy.

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1. A waterproof organizer you can quickly tie up with your beauty products and tools when rushing to meet your checkout time.

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We all sleep through our alarms. It’s okay.

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) or Walmart for $5.98+ (available in two colors).

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2. Packing cubes for easily separating your underwear, T-shirts, pants, and other clothing items — making it simple to keep items from getting mixed up in your suitcase.

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Promising Review: “I can't believe I've been packing without these all my life. I tried them out during a ’practice pack’ for a 14-day European trip I will be taking in a few weeks. I was able to fit all my toiletries, 14 pairs of daily contacts, three pairs of jeans, undergarments, and 12 tops all with ease and a bag to spare. The colors are also really nice and the zippers work well!” —M1649

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in nine colors), Jet for $25.74 (available in 6 colors), or Walmart for $27.99 (available in six colors).

3. A cable organizer to keep all your devices' cords from getting tangled or damaged at the bottom of your duffle bag 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 $18.99 (available in three colors) or Walmart for $17.99.

4. A RFID-blocking wallet made for holding your passport, cards, ID, boarding passes, cash, and basically anything else your trip requires.

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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) or Walmart for $27.90.

5. 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 $9.39 or Walmart for $9.98.

6. A portable charger bank to bring your phone back to life when you are on an outlet-free plane or corner of the airport terminal.

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Promising Review: “This is the highest capacity power bank I've ever purchased. It does everything you'd expect and it lasts far longer than I anticipated before requiring a recharge. I’ve charged it from solar panels and various wall chargers, and they all charge it!” —Travis M

Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in two colors) or Walmart for $52.49.

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7. A fast-heating travel steamer for knocking the wrinkles out of your clothes without having to battle a clunky hotel iron.

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Promising Review: “I bought this streamer 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 $23.99 or Walmart for $38.27.

8. A bottle of travel-size sunscreen so you can keep UV rays from causing a vacation-spoiling sunburn.

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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 three-pack from Amazon for $8.52 or Jet for $3.58.

9. A Go-Girl female urination device for those moments you need the flexibility of being able to pee standing up — especially when you encounter a gross public restroom.

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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, an it is made of durable silicone that would last for years!” —Pippi Longstocking

Get it from Amazon for $9.20 (available in two colors), Jet for $13.06, or Walmart for $9.97.

10. A cute and compact bluetooth wireless speaker you can carry along to play tunes at the beach or by the pool once you reach your destination.

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This speaker will also be handy if your hotel room doesn't have a speaker in it.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in five colors) or Walmart for $31.50.

11. A set of shoe bags to keep your dirty kicks or sharp heels from ruining the rest of your items in your suitcase.

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The bags will also protect your shoes from getting scuffed up by other items in your bag.


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“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 a set of four from Amazon for $11.88 (available with either a zipper or drawstring closure).

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12. A shock-absorbing portable safe that'll lock down your valuables while you are 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 form Amazon for $18.65+ (available in six colors), Jet for $21.10, or Walmart for $18.65.

13. A super cute luggage cup holder, handy for keeping your favorite beverage close — and off the terminal floor — while waiting for your plane to board.

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Promising Review: “This is the greatest thing yet for travelers. I never have anywhere to place my cup when I need my hand free. And it also beats kicking it over after you've set your drink on the floor while sitting in the airport. I can’t wait to use it wherever I go. I can even ride shuttle buses with it in use.” —MA

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in two colors).

14. A set of water-resistant wet and and dry bags to store towels, bathing suits, and any other items you don’t want dripping onto your clean or dry clothes.

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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 a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 13 colors) or Walmart for $13.11.

15. Reusable bottle protectors keep your wine or champagne purchases from chattering in your checked or carry-on baggage. #MustProtectTheLibations

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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 the set of two from Amazon for $13.95.

16. An easily storable makeup eraser towel to cut down on the amount of beauty products you have to carry — ideal if space is limited in your makeup or toiletries bag.

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Promising Review: “My waterproof mascara and liner comes right off with these towels! They wash up nicely, too. And they are so soft! I love the fact that you get two — one for the gym and travel, and one for home. They are awesome!” —SweetVolt

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $11.97 (available in three colors) or Jet for $21.73.

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17. A contoured face mask for an in-flight sleep experience that’ll change the game.

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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 five colors) or Walmart for $26.90.

18. A set of collapsible dog bowls so you can keep your pet hydrated during layovers or even while waiting outside for your transportation to arrive.

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Promising Review: These are the perfect pet bowls for traveling! They are lightweight and collapsible. And they are easy to take around anywhere. I can even attach them outside of a bag.” —Ladie M

Get a set of three from Amazon for $13.89.

19. A bottle of dry shampoo, which will help you avoid the drama of liquid shampoo spilling in your suitcase. It will also help you extend the length of your hairstyle, seeing that you won't have to use lower-quality hotel shampoo.

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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 a three-pack from Amazon for $13.31, Jet for $6.31, or Walmart for $11.05.

20. A car seat travel belt you can easily store away in the front pocket of your suitcase for toting bulky carseats through the airport.

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Promising Review: “This strap does its intended job. I’ve only used it twice for a roundtrip flight. I traveled with two carseats, one huge luggage bag and a smaller one. I strapped one carseat to the larger suitcase and wore the other carseat in a backpack made for it. The strap definitely made navigating thru the airport immensely easier.” —Joleen Herradura

Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

21. A folding pill organizer to keep your medication schedule on track — even when you’re thousands of miles from home.

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Promising Review: “I’ve been carrying my medications in two plastic pill boxes for years. And I usually end up with at least half of them spilled into my luggage. I've tried taping them closed, and putting the boxes inside a plastic bag. But I still end up with a jumble of pills, which I then have to figure out. However, this case is more than adequate to carry all my meds. And the pouches are a good size.” —Wind Dancer

Get it from Amazon for $11.99 or Walmart for $13.18.

22. How To Swear Around The World so you’ll be able to speak 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 then 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+, Barnes & Noble for $8.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

23. And 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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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 a three-pack from Amazon for $3.15, Jet for $8.94, or Walmart for $1.80.

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