theSkimm's Guide to Summer Travel Essentials

Crossroads Summer Travel Essentials
PUBLISHED JUN 21, 2018

‘Tis the season for sipping rosé at a beach not-so-near-you. It’s also the season for packing. And unpacking. And repacking your luggage. Get a wave from it all with our picks for your must-have summer travel essentials. Happy trails.

ScentBird Travel Perfume

For when you walk onto a plane and get hit with that meh smell…
Those tiny A/C vents aren’t fooling anyone. Try smelling this instead. Scentbird is a monthly subscription service that sends you fragrances from your fave designers. And your first order comes with a reusable metal case that’s perfect for on-the-go. Spritz spritz.

Care Of Vitamins

For when you can’t find your name on anything in the souvenir store...
This is made just for Y-O-U. After a getting-to-know-you quiz, Care/Of recommends a select number of daily vitamins and sends them to you monthly. They’re packaged in sleek packets so you can slip them right into your (already overstuffed) carry-on. Mom-approved.

PHILO

For when your road trip is interrupting your binge watch…
Trip, don't kill my vibe. Philo lets you stream your favorite TV networks live or on demand. You can also record the shows you’re missing to binge them when you get back from vaca. Think of it as a travel gift to yourself.

Omnia travel adapters

For when the tropical thunderstorm gives you Monica’s humidity hair...
Let the OMNIA Travel Adapter be the only thing charging up. This little workhorse is tiny enough to carry in your purse. Plus, it can be used in over 150 countries. Talk about globetrotting.

Box Of Style

For when you’re fighting for room on the armrest…
Mine. Like everything in the Box of Style. Rachel Zoe put her (oversized straw) thinking cap on and curated a mix of summer picks — from apparel to jewelry and beauty. The best part? Nothing is sized, so no need for returns. OOTDs solved.

Joyus Travel Steamer

For when you wake up abroad, but feel like you’re stateside...
Iron out that wrinkle in time (literally). The Joyus Travel Steamer smooths creases in your clothes in just a few minutes. Now nothing can ruin your Sphinx kiss photo op. Except maybe waiting in line to take it.

Hopper Travel Apps

For when you got 99 things to pack but ain't packed one…
Better hop to it. This app helps you find the best deals to get OOO ASAP. Hopper uses fancy data to recommend the best times to fly, and can even predict when hotel prices will drop in your destination. Bye bye bye/buy buy buy.

Tula Travel Pack

For when your alarm fails and you need to book it to the train...
Don’t derail your beauty routine. Tula’s got a ton of multi-tasking products so you can get going (and glowing) in no time. Bonus: they come in a travel pack so you don’t have to fish though your luggage to freshen up. All aboard.

PS: These are partner products, which means if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return

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