Let’s be real: Even just owning luggage is already quite the foray into adulthood, but today we dare to implore you take it one step further. Not to worry, all we’re proposing is one little baby step by way of travel accessories. Sure, they’re easy to pass off as unnecessary, but as someone who travels bimonthly, I can tell you that even the smallest travel accessories are not only quite functional but also make you feel that much more like an established, organized adult. So from toiletry bags that will keep your makeup in its place to luggage tags that will make spotting your suitcase on the conveyor belt that much easier, to life-changing packing cubes, we’ve rounded up 18 of the best travel companions for your next trip. Shop our travel-friendly picks below, and when you’re done, check out these 11 hacks that will make packing even easier!
Store your rings and bracelets away in this gorgeous case.
Now that’s a sleep mask.
Friends don’t let friends’ cell phones die.
Complete comfort no matter the mode of transportation.
Neat freak or not, this is the perfect way to get organized.
Why shouldn’t your headphones be as nice to look at as everything else you wear?
Keep everything in its place up until the last day of your trip with these handy bags.
These seriously are game changers for packing.
Does it get chicer than this?
Pro tip: Always have a scarf with you on long flights. They tend to get cold, and it can be used as a blanket or even extra pillow.
Never stress about losing your luggage again.
This light-as-air cosmetic case won’t add much to the weight of your suitcase.
If we call this a crucial travel accessory, can we justify simply having to have it?
To avoid confusion at baggage claim.
No more naked laptops.
We’d plan a trip just to use this.
The luxe material is just an added bonus to this convenient case.
Vacation or not, I want this.
Emphasis on the word adult in this headline.
No one has to know how beaten up (or pristine) your passport is.
This post was published at an earlier date and has been recently updated.