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    If You're Travelling Any Time Soon, Here Are 28 Must-Haves You Should Definitely Bring Along

    So dang useful, I'll never travel without 'em.

    1. A pair of nausea-relieving wristbands if you're tired of feeling sick the second you step onto the plane. Reviewers also swear by them for easing morning sickness and chemo-related queasiness (and as a helping hand during intense VR sessions).

    a passenger in a car wearing the wristband on their arm

    2. A set of compressive packing cubes that'll shrink down your impressive travel wardrobe and give you space for another outfit or two. There's no need for a vacuum, either — close up the cube, then zip up the second zipper to squish down your stuff.

    a flatlay of the compressive packing cubes arranged on a floor next to some passports

    3. A portable door lock so you'll never have to lose sleep wondering if you did, in fact, lock your hotel room door. It's easy to install (in seconds, with no tools!), which means you won't have to lug around your screwdriver kit.

    4. A soft and cozy oversized sweatshirt that'll keep you toasty when the AC starts blastin' on the plane. It's longer than the regular crewnecks in your closet, which means it'll pair perfectly with your fave travel leggings (who needs real pants, anyway?).

    a person wearing the oversized crewneck with a pair of biker shorts

    5. A light-blocking eye mask that's specially contoured to block out every distraction. It's light as a feather and totally breathable, with specially profiled inner pockets that'll never press on your eyeballs when you're trying to squeeze in some shut-eye on your red-eye.

    A flatlay of the face mask next to some cotton balls and leafy boughs

    6. Or a sleep mask with built-in Bluetooth headphones that'll also block out annoying sounds (like the crying baby in 28G). It has a control panel in the centre, so you won't accidentally change your tunes mid-snooze.

    a person sleeping while wearing the eye mask/headphone combo

    7. A sauce pocket that’ll clip right onto your car vents so you can dip while you're road trippin'. It's rimmed with silicone, too, which means your teensy ketchup packet won't end up spilled all over your pants (or worse — your seats).

    person dipping a dry into a dip clip with ketchup

    8. A collapsible travel umbrella so you can stay dry if the weather's less than optimal at your destination. It's small enough to slip into your carry-on, but can still withstand gusty winds and serious rainfall (without inverting or snapping a rib).

    a person holding the umbrella while standing in the rain

    9. A pair of lacy period undies so you won't have to stress about Aunt Flo arriving before you do. The fabric is light as a feather and won't make you feel like you're rocking a diaper while you're surfing the crimson wave.

    10. A family-sized travel wallet that's big enough to store everyone's passports, boarding passes, and luggage tags. It's also got slots for credit cards and foreign currency, so you won't have to hit up a kiosk the second you land.

    an open travel wallet showing all the slots for passports, currency, and tickets

    11. A pair of compression socks that'll keep your gams from swelling up like balloons when you're 35,000 feet in the air. They're also moisture-wicking and anti-odour, so you won't have to stress about your sweaty, smelly feet disturbing your seatmates.

    a person wearing the compressive knee high socks

    12. A memory foam neck pillow so you can get your snooze on while your partner does the driving. It'll stop your head from bobbing all over the place on bumpy roads, so you can arrive refreshed, rather than sore.

    A person using the memory foam neck pillow in the car

    13. A Tile Slim Bluetooth tracker that'll help you keep an eye on all your stuff. Slip it into your wallet, keep it in your bag, or pop it into a luggage tag — you'll be surprised by how much time you'll save at baggage claim.

    Alice's hand holding the Tile slim

    14. A pair Allbirds wool loungers you can easily slip on and off when you're passing through security. They don't have any laces to fiddle with, so you won't trip over your feet during a sleepy walk to the restroom.

    a pair of people lounging on outdoor stairs while wearing the wool loungers

    15. A bottle of Urban Decay All Nighter setting spray with all the serious holding power of the OG formula (but with more good-for-your-skin ingredients). It's got vitamin C to keep your skin glowing and your ~lewk~ locked in place 'til you touch down.

    Victoria holding up a bottle of the vitamin c-infused setting spray against a painting

    16. A customizable scarf that'll transform into a wrap or cardi in a snap — no, literally! It's got lil' snaps at the end that'll let you make sleeves or simply lock things in place.

    17. A four-ended charging cord so you can keep all your devices at 100%, even if there's only one plug available at the terminal. It's equipped with all the major connectors (like micro USB, lightning, and dual iP) and has an indicator light so you'll know when your phone is G2G.

    a set of four people each charging a device on the four-ended cable

    18. A jumbo scrunchie that'll keep every last hair out of your face during your overnight flight. Reviewers say its super stretchy (perfect for thick-haired peeps) and doesn't leave bumps or bends in their tresses.

    a person wearing the jumbo scrunchie in their hair

    19. Or a pack of Kitsch hair coils that won't snag your baby hairs or pull tight on your scalp (because travel's enough of a headache, amirite?). Once they get a little stretched out, just drop them in hot water and watch them shrink right back to their original size.

    A hand holding several of the clear, coiled hair ties

    20. A hardshell electronics organizer if your chargers and power cords always seem to disappear into the depths of your carry-on. The individual compartments will help you keep things neat 'n' tidy (not to mention easily accessible when your phone starts dying mid-movie).

    the open hard shell case showing chargers and cords neatly arranged inside

    21. A breathable mesh bralette because underwires have no place in your travel wardrobe. Say goodbye to boob sweat, painful straps, and itchy fabrics — this one's so comfy, you'll *almost* forget you're wearing it.

    a plus-size model wearing the mesh bralette

    22. A pair of noise-cancelling headphones that'll help you tune out (and chill out) en route to your destination. They have squishy cushioning that'll cradle your ears, instead of compressing them into your head.

    Bianca wearing the noice cancelling over ear headphones

    23. Or a pair of low-profile sleep buds that won't fall out while you're tossing and turning in your seat. Instead of playing tunes or podcasts, they'll stream relaxing and noise-masking sounds, so you can finally get a good night's rest (make sure you download the companion app).

    a person sleeping on their side while wearing the sleep pods in their ears

    24. A travel-sized tube of Summer Fridays' iconic Jet Lag mask if you're tired of landing with dull, congested skin. The formula's absolutely stuffed with skin-loving ingredients, like vitamin B5, hyaluronic acid, and niacinamide that'll treat jetlagged skin to some much-needed TLC.

    A tube of the face mask nestled nicely on some wet sand

    25. A teeny-weeny travel razor that won't monopolize your toiletry bag. It's compatible with just about every Venus blade refill, so you'll still be able to get the same shave you'd have at home.

    a person shaving their leg using the mini razor

    26. A Kindle Oasis so you can stock up on all your fave titles without overloading your poor bookshelf in the process. It's got tons of genius features (like adjustable brightness and text size) that'll make plowing through another Taylor Jenkins Reid novel a heck of a lot easier.

    27. A soft velvet phone sling so you can keep your fave gadget nice and close. It has an adjustable strap, so you won't feel suffocated while you're watching the in-flight movie.

    a person wearing the velvet phone sling across their body

    28. And lastly, a pair of buttery-soft sweatpants that reviewers say feel comfier than their favourite PJs. They'll masquerade as fancy trousers, so you can look cute (and stay comfy) while you're en route.

    a person wearing the sweatpants; they are pleated and look like fancy trousers

    I'm ready to jet, baby!

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