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Best Travel Essentials to Shop During the Holidays

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Updated: Dec 4th, 2022 | Note: this post contains affiliate links

‘Tis the season to shop….for the travel essentials you’ve been eyeing all year 🙂 Read on to see my top travel essentials to shop during the holidays!!

Beautyblender w/ Travel Case – a 2022 Favorite!

One of the travel essentials I’ve been on the hunt for this year is beauty accessories that come with a travel case. So far I’ve found two gems — this Gillette Venus mini razor set and this Sephora beauty blender w/ travel case.

Sephora is currently offering 20% off EVERYTHING! And 30% off all Sephora brand products.

Petcube Pet Camera

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If you’re a pet parent like me, you’ll know that leaving our furry friends behind is one of the worst things about travel. But if you’ve put your pets in good hands and you just want that extra piece of mind, buy a treat-dispensing pet camera to put at home while you travel!

I’ve been using Petcube’s treat-dispensing camera for almost five years now, and it saves me so much stress when I’m away from my two kitties!

The camera is on sale at Walmart and the Petcube website.

Longchamp Le Pilage Tote

A bag that is literally with me every single trip, the Longchamp Le Pilage Tote is waterproof, can be folded for easy storage, and fits SO MUCH stuff it’s magic.

Select colors are on sale at Nordstrom right now! Shop away!

GoPro Camera

There’s usually great deals on tech during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you’ve been thinking about getting a new camera for travel, consider getting a GoPro Hero.

These versatile cameras can accompany you 33ft underwater and help you capture the prettiest views thousands of feet above sea level. Much of my trip to the Big Island of Hawaii was captured on my GoPro.

Both the GoPro website and Best Buy are offering deals right now.

Noise-Canceling Headphones

Another great travel essential to buy during Black Friday is noise-canceling headphones. I always bring my headphones in my carry-on with me since it gets so loud on the plane.

These Bose QuietComfort headphones and Sony over the ear headphones are each $90-100 off right now on Amazon. What a steal 🙂

Airplane Leggings

I own a few things from Beyond Yoga, and their clothes are sooo comfy. I’ve been looking for a pair of replacement black capri leggings to wear on the plane during the summer months, and did not need to debate any further when I saw that Beyond yoga was offering 30% off sitewide. So I bought a pair of the capri pants in the shade Darkest Night!

Besides, you can never have too many pairs of lounge pants.

Shop Beyond yoga for 30% off sitewide.

Gift a Travel Experience

tinggly travel experiences cyber week deal

Tinggly is a site that sells travel experiences. You can spend $90 on a “Merry Christmas” travel experience gift to someone that basically allows them to choose from a list of experiences.

Some examples of experiences they’d be able to choose from include a Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour in New York for Two, and a Half-Day Fishing Charter in Tampa for Two, and Beginner Surfing Lessons in Venice for Two!

Shop Tinggly experiences up to 30% off.

Apple AirTag – a 2022 Favorite!

When I heard some travelers were using the Apple AirTag to keep track of their checked bags I thought it was genius!!

Rather than deal with the stress of not knowing where my suitcase might end up when I traveled to Europe this year, I placed an AirTag in my suitcase instead. It notified me every time my suitcase was no longer beside me and gave me that extra peace of mind.

Right now, you can get a 4-pack for only $79.99 and a single one for just $24.98 on Amazon.


Every time I go on a beach vacation, I’m packing 1-2 tubes of sunscreen. I use a lot of it for sun protection and I know I’ll always need it. Black Friday is the perfect time to stock up on these travel essentials. Supergoop! is one of those brands that’s normally a little out of my price range, so I love hunting for deals on Supergoop! during the holidays.

From Black Friday through Cyber Monday, the entire Supergoop site is 20% off.

Cadence Toiletry Containers

I’ve been eyeing Cadence toiletry capsules for a while now, and finally bought my first set during the their Early Black Friday sale. What I love about these capsules is that they look super chic, are the right size, and don’t leak. I still need to take these on a real trip to put them to the test, but I’m guessing they’ll also be easier to clean than the plastic containers I use now.

Cadence is doing a 20% off deal sitewide. Snag your capsules before the promo goes away.

Away Carry-On

I bought the Away carry-on for my trip to Europe in 2018. It was the only brand that made a carry-on small enough to be taken onto European planes. I also wanted a bag with a 360-degree wheel that usually costs a fortune, and the Away luggage did not. Four years later, I’m still dragging my maroon rollie everywhere 🙂

It’s also worth mentioning that actually on my second one because the zipper on my first one started to come apart a bit. When I brought it into the Away store to get it fixed they gave me a brand new one. So not only are their products great, they also have great customer service. So far, I’ve had no issues with the replacement.

Away is doing $50 off any 2 suitcases and $100 off any 3. Time for a new carry-on?

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