10 Essential Travel Accessories to pack for Smart Travel

Essential Travel Accessories

Hello everyone! If you are wondering why a travel-related post again? It’s because we will be going on another short vacation on my birthday next week. And I thought of sharing some essential travel accessories with you all. I have already got some of these things, others are still waiting in my shopping cart to be picked up soon.

I found all these accessories on Amazon, you may check other websites too for deals, offers & more options.

Not just that, as a bonus I will be sharing 5 must-have accessories for capturing your travel memories. So, if you like documenting your travel moments you should definitely check these out.

10 Essential Travel Accessories for Smart Travel

1- Packing Cubes

If you are not very good at packing then consider these packing cubes as your savior. These will not only help you pack your stuff neatly but will keep everything organized as well.

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I usually pack Nemit’s clothes on one side of my bag but after opening the bag it gets really difficult to keep everything at the same place, it just messes up the whole space.

You may also read- 5 Simple Packing Hacks for Traveling with Kids

2- Toiletries Bag

Now that you have organized your clothes & other big stuff, it’s time to pack the smaller things like toiletries. And for that, I would suggest buying a waterproof pouch with multiple pockets. I have been using this one for the last 4 years and it has made our travel packing so convenient.

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I keep shower gel, shampoo & conditioner bottles, toothbrushes & toothpaste, comb, soap, shower cap, small sewing kit, and other necessary stuff in it. Once we reach the hotel, I hang this bag inside the bathroom for easy access.

3- Toiletries dispenser bottles

I usually carry the small bottles for shampoo, conditioner & shower gel available in the market. But they do get heavy if the trip is for 3-4 days. I found this set of 3 dispenser bottles really smart to carry only the limited amount of stuff needed for a short vacation.

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4- Foldable toothbrush

Another smart thing to carry in your travel bag is this foldable toothbrush. This is quite a practical and sensible product, carry one in your handbag if you are taking a long flight. Or, put it in your toiletries bag with other stuff without worrying about it getting dirty.

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5- Make up storage Bag

If you like carrying your makeup & cosmetics products with you while traveling then having a separate cosmetics bag is a great idea. You may also use the toiletries bag for keeping makeup products.

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I really like this bag, it has a large capacity & it’s washable. Just throw in all your accessories, pull the drawstrings & you are good to go.

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6- First aid kit, one of the must-have travel accessories

It’s an essential kit which you must pack in your travel bag. I carry 2 medical kits, one smaller one in my backpack and a larger one in my suitcase. It is always a good idea to travel well prepared especially if you travel with kids.

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7- Paper Soap Flakes

I found these small bottles with paper soap flakes really cute to add to my travel bag. I am not sure how eco-friendly are these but definitely travel-friendly. Just pop one in your handbag, it won’t take much space.

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You may also read- Travelling with Toddler – Must have Toys and Activity Books

8- Steel/Bamboo cutlery

Another amazing travel accessory is carrying your own reusable cutlery set. Gradually people are ditching the plastic and turning to natural & biodegradable products. And, I really liked the idea of having your own cutlery set while traveling. This one is the reusable bamboo set.

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I even liked this steel cutlery set, quite smart, isn’t it?

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You may also read- Traveling with Toddler – Top Five Travel Essentials

9- Foldable glass

Another useful travel accessory is this foldable cup. There are plastic & silicone cups also available but I like this steel one. Just clip it on your backpack for that cool look.

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10- Stainless steel Tumbler with straw

Another one of my favorite travel accessories is this stainless steel hot & cold tumbler with straw. If you are someone who doesn’t like using plastic cups & bottles, this one is a must-buy accessory. It’s attractive, lightweight & spill-proof.

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You may also read- 26 Tips for Traveling with Babies and Toddlers

Now, as I mentioned at the beginning of the post, here are the 5 must-have accessories for capturing all your travel memories.

1- Camera

2- Selfie stick

3- Mini Tripod

4- Adjustable Tripod stand

5- Travel Journal

If you want to know which ones I am using just drop me a message on my Instagram or you can also mention that in the comments below.

This post is part of the Week 2 of August Weekly Blog Hop hosted by me and Alpana. To read posts from other bloggers, follow the hashtag #WeeklyBlogHop on social media.

I hope you find this post helpful. If you want to add anything else to this list of travel essentials do mention that in the comments below.

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  1. Arushi Seth August 16, 2019 at 1:55 pm - Reply

    What a lovely lovely post!! These accessories are so amazing!! I am going to buy them soon!! Thank you

  2. Pr@Gun August 16, 2019 at 2:39 pm - Reply

    Very informative post for any traveler.
    I love the Packing cubes and foldable glass
    After reading your post I am sure to check my travel list and update my essentials.

  3. Alpana Deo August 16, 2019 at 6:59 pm - Reply

    Foldable glass is new to me. Whenever we travel to India, we have to think of tons of things due to the long flight, lay over time. I do my packing exactly the same way. Foldable glass is added to my list now.

  4. Varsha Nitin Gode August 16, 2019 at 10:16 pm - Reply

    Super handy information all under one post 🙂
    Loved the detailed information about each product, wish you a very happy birthday in advance. Have fun dear 🙂
    #WeeklyBloghop #bloghop #GWNxMG

  5. Ujjwal mishra August 17, 2019 at 8:28 pm - Reply

    I have extensive travel this entire year, and this is going to help me big time. There are so many new things in this list for me.

  6. Kinshoo August 17, 2019 at 11:02 pm - Reply

    Packing cubes are life saviors on our every India trip as we always have loads of luggage. Paper soap flakes is something new to me. Packing light and organized is more important with kids.

  7. Aseem September 7, 2019 at 4:40 am - Reply

    A really exhaustive and fantastic list. What are paper soap flakes used for? And the idea of foldable steel cups is something I never ever knew before.

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