It’s probably been a while since you’ve seen the inside of an airport. But if you do find yourself on a plane in the near future, it’s important to be prepared. So let’s talk about the basics. Like packing hand sanitizers, gloves, tissues, disinfectant wipes, and a mask. These items are a must.
But there are also products that’ll help you, well, touch fewer things. And make the whole experience easier. So while you’re focused on getting from point A to B, we’re here to set you up for travel success.
For more info, check out tips from the CDC before you book a flight.
Always. But especially when you’re flying. This one is made of cotton and features a filter for better ventilation. For every mask purchased, one gets donated to a medical facility in need of PPE. Do good, stay safe.
One that can hold everything. Literally. It’s got a shoe bag, laptop sleeve, key leash, exterior phone pocket, and mesh pouch. Oh, and a luggage sleeve. And it’s made from durable neoprene. Impressive.
Consider it the new alternative to using your hands. This keychain is shaped to fit around door handles. And can be used on ATM keypads and elevator buttons. Aka, your go-to tool.
These are leakproof. So you can pack fruit, chips, and nuts. Or candy and chocolate if that’s more your style. Either way, they’ll keep food fresh until you decide to eat. Dig in.
And keep them available while you’re heading to the gate. Since it’s crossbody, your hands will be free. And the exterior pocket means easy access. Organization really is everything.
BYOP. Bring-your-own-pocket. This one attaches to the tray table and can hold all the belongings you want mid flight. So you don’t need to touch the seat in front of you. Phew.
Say hi to your in-air travel buddy. This pouch is clear, making airport security and quick grabs a breeze. No rummaging necessary. Especially while the seatbelt sign is on.
This one will provide support, but can be rolled into a ball once your flight is over. It’s also lightweight, so adding it to your carry-on will be no big deal. To clean, just remove the cover and wash. Sweet dreams.
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