As the year comes to a close, travel site Travel + Leisure announced their list of most recommended travel products that were most worth it. Their travel writers and experts tested out over 1300 products in order to come up with the list of the absolute best. Here are some of the best travel items you can get in order to gear up for another year full of travel adventures.
Calpak Hue Mini Carry-On Luggage
The Calpak Mini carry-on bag is the perfect piece of luggage if you’re a fan of traveling light. You can fit a few days’ worth of clothes along with other essentials into this conveniently sized bag that fits comfortably under the airplane seat, so you shouldn’t have any problems with the airlines. These bags are easy to move around with, especially during busier times of the year when airports are super crowded.
Sandalup Elastic Flats
These sandals are not only super stylish, but they’re also very comfortable. The elastic straps make it easy to slip these sandals on and off when you want them to come off, but they stay snugly on without pressing into your feet. Best of all, they are only $29, making them affordable and comfortable, the best of both worlds.
Cushion Lab Ergonomic Travel Neck Pillow
While some people have never tried one, but a neck pillow can really make a huge difference when you’re spending hours traveling on airplanes, trains, busses, or any other way. This one from Cushion Lab is one of the best, since its asymmetrical design allows you to rest your head in any direction you want.
Alps Mountaineering Vertex Queen Air Bed
When it comes to air beds, comfort is absolutely key while choosing which one to get. This one from Alps Mountaineering is not only large, takes only five minutes to inflate, and comes with a pump that can be plugged in or recharged, but is also seriously comfortable. If you’re looking to invest in a good quality air mattress that’ll last for years, this is the one.
Arris Heated Fleece Hiking Vest
Anyone who loves hiking no matter the condition knows how important it is to be dressed correctly, otherwise you run the risk of having an absolute terrible time. This heated fleece vest is perfect for hikes in harsher conditions, and is super simple to use. There are five different heat settings and the button is very intuitive to use. The fleece is machine washable, just make sure to remove the battery first!