The Travel Essentials Our Editors Swear By

At The Everygirl, we love to travel—but seriously, who doesn’t? Whether it’s to visit friends, explore new cities, or simply take time for ourselves, there’s nothing quite like jetting off to a new place. Traveling can be the perfect way to unwind your mind and grow as a person. The only part that doesn’t sound totally fantastic? Actually getting there. Long security lines, hassling with several bags, strangers coughing in your face, freezing airplanes—we’ve all been there. The good news? Our editors are here to help with a few travel essentials we absolutely swear by.

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No gatekeeping here: We’re sharing all the travel essentials that will make your experience a little more enjoyable. Whether you’re a beginner traveler or a frequent flyer, these are the travel essentials everyone should take with them. Add these to your packing list for your next trip to travel like a pro!




Travel Bags and Organizers


The Carry-On

Prefer to have your luggage with you at all times? We don't blame you. This carry-on makes running through the airport a total breeze with its smooth wheels and comfortable handle. Bonus: it has a USB port built into it that will charge your electronics for you, which means no more sitting on the airport floor outside the bathroom to reach the only available outlet.

6 colors available


The Check-In Roller

This genius suitcase has a built-in weight detector, so you never have to stress about packing too much. Instead of pulling out your bathroom scale in a panic, all you have to do is lift the bag by the handle and a small tab will turn green or red. Green means pack that extra outfit and red means it's time to edit. This suitcase also has two inches of optional expansion, compression straps, and dividers with pockets, so you're truly ready for anything.

9 colors available


Packing Cubes

One of the biggest challenges of travel is fitting everything you want to bring into one suitcase. These packing cubes will help you do it with ease—and a lot more organization.

10+ colors available


Leather Triple Zipper Weekender

Designed with three zippered compartments and tons of interior pockets, this weekender can fit everything you need for a mini getaway. For a longer trip, loop it onto the handle of your suitcase and use it as your personal item. You can also carry it on-hand, over-the-shoulder, or as a crossbody.


The Weekender Bag

If you're looking for a little more organization than a standard duffel, this option is perfect for you. Just to name a few of the features: it is water-resistant, has a padded laptop insert, and features a separate zippered compartment for your shoes. This bag is the definition of traveling smart.

9 colors available


Classic Easy Tote

This leather tote will be your new favorite accessory both for travel and your day-to-day life. The only tote you'll ever need, it can fit all your essentials (including a laptop).

8 colors available


Purse Organizer Insert

One of the hardest parts of traveling is staying organized—the best intentions can turn into rummaging through a purse full of wrappers and knotted earphones in the search for your boarding pass. This organizer fits into your bag to keep all of your essentials visible and easily accessible. Genius.

10+ colors available


Travel Toiletry Bag

This hanging makeup bag eliminates having to dig through the deepest depths of a giant, unorganized makeup bag that's usually travel protocol. You'll be able to see everything you brought with you and avoid your foundation opening and leaking all over everything you brought.

10 colors available


Vanity Case

If you're the type to travel with a whole arsenal of beauty products, you're going to want one of these. The zippered case is lined with a special material that helps keep your beauty products at a safe temperature, so you can feel confident bringing your full skincare routine along.


Velvet Travel Jewelry Organizer

Gone are the days when all of your necklaces end up tangled in a knot. This high-quality velvet organizer is a life-saver for keeping all your favorite pieces safe when you travel.

9 colors available


Travel Tech Organizer

Avoid the added stress of misplacing your electronics during your travel day. Keep them safe in this universal case that stores and protects small electronics, power adapters, and memory cards.

10+ colors available



Travel Accessories


Travel Capsules

These magnetic capsules are the perfect alternative to all the travel-sized toiletries floating in your bag. Store everything from face serums to dainty jewelry and never worry about them getting lost or leaking.

8 colors available


Pure Silk Sleep Mask

This sleep mask does the impossible: makes plane sleep an option—yes, even if you're in the middle seat.

7 colors available


Apple AirPods

We love AirPods for many reasons while traveling, but we especially appreciate their ability to connect on their own. This is essential for when you're too busy or don't have an extra hand to connect your Bluetooth.


Noise Cancelling Headphones

You shouldn't have to listen to music on the highest volume to drown out the sounds around you. These comfortable and wireless headphones are perfect for sleep, noise sensitivity, and flights.

3 colors available


Faux Leather Travel Wallet

Travel often includes carrying lots of cards and currency, which means easy organization and accessibility is a must. This wallet can fit easily into your bag while keeping all of your cards tucked neatly into one place.

10+ colors available


Portable Charger

A portable charger is an absolute must for travel. Keep this in your purse and never worry about your phone dying before the plane takes off again.

6 colors available


10ft Charging Cord

Quickly charge your phone, AirPods, or iPad with this extra long charging cord to avoid having to sit awkwardly on the floor next to an outlet.

5 colors available


Sleeping Mask with Built-In Bluetooth Headphones

If you have trouble sleeping on a flight, you will love this sleeping mask. Its lightweight and comfortable design makes it easy to fall asleep and listen to your favorite tunes (or white noise) at the same time.



Personal Items

Summer Fridays

Jet Lag Mask

This is at the forefront of our holy grail skincare, and we absolutely can't live without it during travel. Lather this mask on when you get on the airplane, and kiss dry, tired travel skin goodbye.


Antibacterial Hand Wipes

Airplanes are breeding grounds for germs that turn into colds and ruin your trip. Cut your losses and carry these individual packs of hand wipes with you for the moments you could use a hand wash but don't want to run to the tiny airplane bathroom.


High-Waisted Legging

If we hadn't Amazon-Primed these to ourselves, we'd think they were the high-end ones we usually shell out much more cash for. These are the most comfortable, versatile leggings you'll ever own. Kiss your high-end leggings goodbye.

10+ colors available

Dr. Scholl's

Slip-On Sneaker

These super comfortable slip-on sneakers are perfect for travel—they're lightweight, easy to pack, and won't give you any pesky heel blisters.

4 colors available


Bondi 8 Running Shoe

Our editors can't stop raving about how comfortable these shoes are. They are perfect for trips when your itinerary is filled with walking. Or just wear these in the airport in case you need to run to catch your flight. Either way, you'll love how lightweight and comfortable these shoes are.

10+ colors available


Travel Steamer

Suitcases and carry-ons mean wrinkly clothes, no matter how you fold them. Never deal with a broken hotel room iron again and meet your new best friend: this travel-sized, handheld steamer.

Kristen Ess

Compact Pro Dryer

You don't need to sacrifice amazing hair while you're traveling. This mini hair dryer packs the same punch as a full-size but is tiny enough to fit in your carry-on.


Hair Tools Travel Bag

This pouch doubles as a travel case for your hot tools and a heat-resistant mat, so you'll never be caught swiping the hotel hand towels again. Plus, the interior features zippered and open pockets to help organize all your hair accessories in one place.


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