Summer travel season is here and hopefully, you’ve got a trip or two on the books. Whether you’re taking a week away to hit somewhere warm and tropical, seeking out nature, or hitting the road for some sightseeing, you’re going to need some essentials to get you through all types of situations. If you’ve seen Ashley’s Instagram you know that we both travel quite a bit, and we’ve found that outside of finding the right travel bag, these small, easily packable items can make all the difference in the world.
Plus, almost all of these items can be found on Amazon so it will make your pre-trip shopping as easy as a few clicks.
Whether you’re nursing a hangover from a few too many poolside cocktails or dealing with aches and pains from hikes or exercise, a few of these can change the game.
If you’ve ever dealt with vacation blisters from a day of walking and sightseeing or accidents in nature you know how handy a pack of these band-aids in your dopp kit can be.
Speaking of dopp kits, having the right one is not only stylish but helps keep you organized and prepared for any type of trip.
Dopp Kit Picks:
Jack Spade 2
Budget Friendly: Herschel
We can’t stress enough the importance of sunscreen, whether you’re at the pool or beach or just out and about. Don’t forget proper lip balm with sunscreen too!
Sunscreen/Lip Balm Picks:
Noise Cancelling Headphones
An absolute must when traveling on any kind of plane journey, these can turn a rough flight into a relaxing one. We’ve tried a bunch and the ones listed below are our favorites.
Sure, we’ve talked about how a lot of guys wear them too often during summer, but if you’re going to be in/around a body of water they’re definitely a great thing to have.
Flip Flop Picks:
For a quick clean up on potentially dirty surfaces that can make you sick, nothing beats the convenience of these Clorox wipes.
Airports and planes can be a virus and bacterial hot zone, so make sure you’re taking proper precautions by downing a few Emergen-Cs and keeping your immune system in check.
External Battery Pack
Keep your devices juiced up and ready to go with one of these handy battery packs. Another item that you’ll be so glad you have when you need it.
Battery Pack Picks:
Cable Organizer / Tech Dopp Kit
Keep your carry on or briefcase organized and stress-free with one of these easy-to-use cord organizers.
This Is Ground
A must-have for any dark clothing. We like this handy small version the best for traveling:
Travel Lint Roller
Small and easy-to-use, a steamer is well worth the packing space. This is the only one we use and recommend:
A fun, easy way to add some atmosphere to any trip. We’ve tested and used a bunch and these are our favorites.