Travel Must-Haves You Can’t Leave Home Without

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From practical gadgets to travel comforts, discover the essential items you simply can’t leave home without! Whether you’re a seasoned globetrotter or a first-time traveler, this curated collection will ensure your trips are smooth, enjoyable, and stress-free.

If you have any upcoming travel plans for summer or the holidays these are some travel musts. Everything from the world’s tiniest air pump to inflate air mattresses and rafts to the best travel backpack that gives you maximum storage space. They are sure to provide convenience in some way throughout your travels and would also make great gifts.

34 Travel Must-Haves You Can’t Leave Home Without

Check out this list of 35 must-have travel finds that are carefully curated from Jill Comes Clean. Get ready to explore the world with both functionality and flair, as this selection ensures you never leave home without the perfect companions for your next trip!

Phone Holder for Seat Back Tray

This is perfect for those flights without TV’s or if you want to watch something on your phone instead of the inflight entertainment. Also works as a phone holder off the plane.

Tray Cover & Pocket Organizer

Tray tables can be so dirty. This cover allows you to cover the tray to work from a clean space and gives you pockets to store your phone, headphones and other items.

Mini Air Pump

This air pump is small but mighty! It can do so much including inflate rafts and air mattresses and deflate and be used for compression bags. And it’s perfectly small and compact for travel.

6 in 1 Travel Power Strip

If you feel like there’s never enough outlets when you travel this portable outlet is a must. Packs of small and has standard plug and USB style ports for all your charging needs.

Hanging Packing Cubes

Packing cubes make such a difference in saving space in your suitcase. These are great because they can zip together to hang in a closet when you get to your destination.

Airless Cosmetic Jar

Love this container for storing liquids at home or on the go. Just push down to dispense the perfect amount every time.

Home or Travel Electric Toothbrush

This toothbrush is amazing for travel or as your brush at home. Works great, long lasting charge and comes with enough heads to last you 2 years!

Multi Charging Adapter Kit

If you hate needing a charging cord for every device, this adaptor is perfect! It allows you to use one set of cords to charge virtually all of your devices.

Foldable Slippers

If you hate going barefoot in hotels but don’t want to take up space in your suitcase for regular slippers these foldable slippers are perfect. They don’t take up too much room and would also be great in your purse to slip on after a long day or night in heels or uncomfortable shoes.

Rechargeable Mini Air Purifier

Improve the air quality or combat weird odors on the go with this portable air purifier. So easy to use and can stand upright or be placed on its side.

Bluetooth Transmitter

Listen to in-flight entertainment or treadmill television with this adaptor. It allows you to use your wireless headphones and connect to airplane or treadmill tvs.

Toothbrush Holder for the Mirror

If you lack counter space or hate the idea of placing your toothbrush on the counter when traveling, this holder sticks to a mirror so you can hang your toothbrush and free up counter space.

Travel Backpack

You’ll be amazed at how much space you gain with this backpack. Perfect for your laptop but also acts as a mini suitcase to store shoes, an extra outfit, toiletries and more.

Lockbox with Cable

No more worrying about your personal belongs at the pool or beach. This lock box secures to a table or chair so your valuables are secure while you have fun.

Door Sensors

Have peace of mind with these door sensors that alarm any time a door is opened. Perfect at home but also for travel in hotels or AirBNBs.

2 in 1 Glasses and Contact Lens Case

Whether using for travel or to keep in your purse or bag, this eyeglass and contact lense case makes it easy to store glasses and change contacts on the go.

Hair Tools Travel Bag

This 2-in-1 hair tool holder can be used to hold a variety of everyday haircare accessories such as flat irons, curling irons, hair straighteners, curling wands, and other styling tools, and also has a built-in mat to rest your tools on while they are being used to protect your surfaces from the heat.

Portable Phone Charger

This is the BEST portable charger for your phone! It plugs right into the bottom of your phone and even shows you the amount of charge left on the charger.

Phone Charger for iPhone
Phone Charger for Android

Charger Case

This little case perfectly fits the portable phone charger (shown above) and its charging cord.

Portable Speaker

This little portable speaker is so easy to take with you when you travel – it can clip onto anything – a bag, a beach chair, backpack, etc.

Portable Speaker Cover & Case

This little sleeve cover for the JBL Portable Speaker fits perfectly over the speaker and allows it to stand! It also comes with a case to carry the speaker. Perfect for travel!

Luggage Covers for Suitcase

Secure your suitcases away from weather, dust, and scratches with this clear PVC luggage cover protector.

Canvas Weekender Bag

Perfect for a carry on, this canvas weekender bag can fit under an airplane seat, so you can use this as a personal item on flight. It’s the perfect size for a few days of travel or a weekend trip.

Travel Vacuum Storage Bags

This is the best solution to store your clothes so that you can maximize space in your suitcase! These travel vacuum storage bags come with an electric pump, so it’s great to take with you when you travel.

Travel Blanket & Pillow

This travel blanket is so much more cozy than any blanket you get on an airplane! You can also fold it all up into its own case and use it as a pillow.

Travel Blackout Curtains

These travel blackout curtains easily suction to windows to block out sunlight when you need a room darker. They have velcro to make shorter if needed and are machine washable. They are also easy to store back in its own travel bag when they are not in use.

Toiletry Jars

These are the BEST little toiletry containers! They come in a pack of 4 and have a wide opening to make it easy to fill, empty & clean.

Travel Bottle Covers

I will never travel without these bottle covers again after I had a shampoo bottle leak all over my bag one time! These fit various sized containers and helps ensure there are no leaks inside of your bags.

Travel Toothbrush

Skip packing your toothpaste & toothbrush – this little travel toothbrush has a spot to store some of your toothpaste and the brush in a compact carrier.

Shower Cap

This is the best shower cap ever! It can be used for home or travel – it’s satin lined and you don’t have to pull your hair back so you can prevent creases from clips and hair ties.

Roll-Up Toiletry Bag

This roll-up toiletry bag holds so much! It has 2 zippers per pouch to hold as much as possible and each pouch is detachable, making it easy to fill one up with makeup, sunscreen, or items for kids and take it with you on the go.

Car Headrest Pillow

If you like to rest on car rides, but hate not having head support, you need this device that clips onto the headrest so you can sleep with ease. The sides are memory foam, it’s easy to use and it’s adjustable to fit various heights so it’s perfect for kids and adults.

3 in 1 Portable Charger

Charge your phone and apple watch with one portable charger! It has two cords tucked into the sides and it can clip onto a keychain, or it’s slim enough to fit into small bags.

Mini Fan and Charger

This powerbank mini fan not only works as a desk or tabletop fan with three settings, but it can also charge and hold your phone, and it can be worn as a neck fan, which is perfect for outdoor events, sports, and more.

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xo, Jill
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