Leave it to online shopping to turn something that's usually exhausting and frustrating into a streamlined experience. Don't believe us? We hunted down all the essentials you need to make your flight, road trip or stay at the hotel not just bearable, but downright relaxing.
Looking for your suitcase in the baggage carousel at the airport is about to get way easier. Just upload a photo of your face (or your dog's face) and Firefox will create a personalized case for your luggage.
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You can pack up to 12 items in this folder, which is similar to a packing cube, except it promises to keep your clothing wrinkle-free until you reach your destination. It has a handle so you can carry it like a briefcase, too.
BUY NOW: $32, amazon.com
There's a reason this is the best-selling suitcase on Amazon. The top-rated carry-on is light and easy to lift, has 10 zippered compartments on the inside and has a shell that hides scuffs.
BUY NOW: $139, amazon.com
Don't strain your back pulling a roller suitcase in one hand and lugging a carry-on in the other. This tote is super lightweight and slips over the handle of your suitcase to prevent it from falling off of the top.
BUY NOW: $13, amazon.com
Not all airplane seats are made equally — in fact, some leave your behind rather sore after a few hours of non-stop sitting. Avoid that with this pad, which will relieve pressure on your lower back and offer firm, but comfortable support.
BUY NOW: $42, amazon.com
Instead of being charged for bringing too many souvenirs home from your latest trip, use this scale to weigh your bag and redistribute heavy items to your carry-on as needed.
BUY NOW: $8, amazon.com
If you want to fall asleep faster (and stay asleep),
look no further: This pillow provides full lateral support for your upper body and keeps your head from falling forward when you nod off.
BUY NOW: $27, amazon.com
Early morning flights call for coffee — even if you don't have enough hands to hold it. That's where this genius caddy comes in handy, because it attaches to the handle on your suitcase. Consider your mornings saved.
BUY NOW: $20, amazon.com
Raise your hand if you always have a sore neck after a long flight of starring down at your phone or tablet. Been there. That's why we're obsessed with this holder that attaches to the tray in front of you.
BUY NOW: $20, amazon.com
If you're constantly running out of juice on your phone, you've probably experienced the pain of traveling without any battery — bo-ring. Good thing this game-changing suitcase comes with a charger for emergencies
BUY NOW: $449, amazon.com
Sure, most hotels keep a few hangers in the room. But if you like to hang everything, these lightweight and compact ones fold out and will help keep your clothes wrinkle-free for the duration of your trip.
BUY NOW: $11, amazon.com
It's hard to sleep on planes, especially when your legs are straight up and down under your body. But this footrest fits on top of your tray and lets you rest your toes as you drift off to sleep.
BUY NOW: $19, amazon.com
Your kids shouldn't ask you for a single thing when you put this pocket organizer full of snacks and games in front of them. Pro tip: You can use it on a plane too, just ask the person in front of you if they mind first.
BUY NOW: $10, amazon.com