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17 Best Travel Accessories for Your Next Trip

Looking for clever travel gadgets? Whether you want to buy a unique gift for that special someone or just want to add another cool travel item to your collection, you’ve come to the right place.

Let’s look at some of the best travel accessories for frequent travellers and outdoor lovers!


1. Worldwide universal adapter

This universal travel adapter covers over 150 countries, which means you no longer have to worry about packing the right adapter for your destination.  

It also has 4 USB ports and one AC socket which allow you to charge up to 5 devices at the same time.

2. Wireless travel router

This smart VPN router comes with data encryption technology that offers an extra layer of protection.

It’s the perfect travel accessory for business travelers, journalists, and anyone who wants to protect their privacy while surfing the internet.

3. Travel cocktail kit

Want to give your in-flight drink a bit of a kick?

This travel-sized cocktail kit contains all the necessary ingredients for a good old-fashioned cocktail, including cane sugar and flavoured bitters.

4. Keyring cash holder

Top travel tip: Always stash some money in a secret place.  

This waterproof aluminium keyring is perfect for keeping aside some emergency cash while travelling. You can also use it to store pills and batteries.

5. Limitless Equipment MARK 1 survival kit

This is probably the most complete survival kit you’ll ever come across. It may be small in size, but it contains over 40 essential items, including water filters, a firestarter, fishing equipment and a first aid kit.  

This would make a great gift for anyone who loves the outdoors.

6. Compression packing cubes

This set of compression packing cubes is great for organising your clothes and toiletries and saving space in your suitcase.

The cubes are expandable and are made from tearing-resistance and waterproof nylon.

7. Shirt carrier

Want to keep your shirts wrinkle free when travelling?  Check out this amazing shirt travel case, which keeps your shirts clean and crease free. It comes with a collar protector and a shirt folder pad to prevent the edges from creasing.  

The shirt case is lightweight and can fit inside a laptop bag or a backpack.

8. Heinz Baked Beanz hidden storage

Store your money and valuables in a can of baked beans. This safety can is a genuine replica of Heinz products and you can access the secret compartment by removing the base.

If you’re worried about theft at your hotel or hostel, this gadget is a must-have. And if you think that someone might nick your can of baked beans, you can get a real wax candle safety can instead.

9. Travel scarf with secret pocket

One of the best ways to keep your personal belongings safe while travelling is to wear garments with hidden pockets, such as this infinity scarf. Besides being stylish, this scarf allows you keep your money, phone, passport and other valuables in a secret pocket.  

I highly recommend getting one of these scarves (or two if you like the style) if you’re travelling to places where pick-pocketing is a big problem.

10. Personal alarm

Worried about safety as a solo traveller?

This personal alarm is great pieces of safety gear and can be attached to your keys or bag. It also comes with an in-built whistle in case the alarm fails.

11. Water filter bottle

This water filter bottle is a must-have – whether you’re planning a hiking trip or visiting places which lack safe water. It filters polluted water without using any chemicals.  

By purchasing this water filter bottle you would also be contributing to LifeStraw’s clean water drinking project in Africa.

12. Neck support travel pillow

If you struggle to sleep on trains and buses, this cosy travel pillow might be perfect for you.

It’s made from soft fleece and has a hidden internal support which helps you sleep comfortably without hurting your neck. It is worn like a scarf and comes in different colours.

13. Travel organiser with RFID protection

Travel safer and smarter with this compact organiser! It comes with several compartments, including one for your phone, 9 card slots, a zippered pocket for important things like money, and more.

Plus, it has RFID protection, which means thieves will be unable to use electronic scanners to steal your identity.

14. Bluetooth eye mask with headphones

Here’s another clever travel accessory for light sleepers: a bluetooth eye mask with built-in headphones.

You can fall asleep to your favourite songs, or just put on some relaxing music to help you fall asleep on long journeys.

15. Travel wash leaves

Looking for an efficient way to wash your clothes while travelling? These travel wash leaves are the solution!

Each pack contains 50 disposable fabric leaves. Plus, they meet customs requirements, so you can carry them in your hand luggage.

16. Solar charger with triple USB ports

Want to stay connected on your camping trip?

This solar charger is made from durable and waterproof nylon and is easy to carry. It has three USB ports and distributes power equally.

17. Portable espresso machine

I love this portable espresso machine! The design is so clever and it super easy to use. It is also compact and quite small, and has water tanks of different capacities, which means that you can enjoy different espresso types.  

This would be the perfect gift for anyone who loves camping and coffee!


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