Whether packing for an impromptu weekend getaway or a business meeting halfway around the world, the art of packing is essential to keeping the stress out of your travel and ensuring you arrive in style.
Having a stable of travel must haves at the ready makes any getaway exactly what it should be – productive, easy and fun.
The right luggage, style essentials and the right toiletries can mean the difference between travel stress and travel success.
We love these eight overnight travel-must haves for their versatility and functionality – and for how much easier and stylish they make life on the go.
Insider tip: before you leave, don’t forget to load your smartphone with travel apps so you’re up to date on the latest hot spots in each locale.
- SWIMS 24-Hour Holdall
Prefer a shoulder bag to a rolling carry-on for quick getaways? With luxury pull-up leather handles and lots of molded genuine SWIMS’ detailing, the 24-Hour Holdall is a minimalist’s dream. SWIMS’ original piece of luggage has been updated with super sleek waterproof fabrics and brilliant finishes. The modern bag is both attractive and functional, and it can easily hold everything a light packer needs for 24 hours away from home.
- SWIMS Motion
Light, flexible and incredibly comfortable, SWIMS newest lightweight footwear addition is perfect for travel. You’ll sail through customs and practically fly to your gate in this stylish travel essential
- SWIMS Portland Vest
SWIMS’s signature vest keeps you warm, snug and stylish on those invariably overnight flights. Super soft, compact when packed and versatile across climate types, the Portland Vest is a definitely must-have for the savvy traveler.
- SWIMS Short Umbrella
Easy to pack, easy to stow, and easy to use, the SWIMS Short Umbrella is a fall and winter must have for the frequent traveler. Stylish and strong, the SWIMS short umbrella will protect you from wind and rain. Every cloud has a silver lining when you’re carrying a strong and stylish rain cover.
- Aesop Jet Set Kit
Aesop’s Jet Set travel toiletry kit is going to be your new don’t-leave-home-without travel hack. Made in Australia, this carry-on approved kit includes essentials for hair, skin, and body that are a marriage of modern technology with long-established scientific practices. Add the Moroccan Neroli Shaving Duet kit and you have everything you’ll need for on-the-go skincare.
- Passport Travel Adaptor
If you’re on the go more often than you’re home, you likely have a drawer full of international travel adaptors. What if you only needed one? Passport is a universal travel adaptor available for pre-order that bills itself as the world’s first universal adapter with an auto-resetting fuse. If you need a universal adaptor right now, peruse the best-rated universal travel adaptors for 2017.
- Binchotan Charcoal Eye Mask
An overnight trip can be exhausting, which is why having a good eye mask is essential to both looking and feeling great. Whether it’s sleeping on the plane, or making sure you wake well-rested in a hotel room, the Binchotan Charcoal Eye Mask helps relieve eye fatigue by easing tension and pressure around the eyes, and employing the benefits of activated charcoal. Recommended by Travel & Leisure, this mask is perfect for relaxation, meditation, stress relief, sinus pain, air plane travel and sound sleep.