Depending on when you go to school, Spring Break takes place for one week in February, March, or April. Spring Break is a great time to unwind before the stress of finals week, and lots of students will be using their Spring Break to go on a beach or ski vacation. Before you pack your bags for Spring Break, it’s a good idea to make a packing list. In addition to bathing suits and sandals, some people like to bring jet lag prevention pills or a sleep mask, both of which can help people feel more comfortable during air travel. There are lots of small travel accessories that can make your Spring Break travel a lot more enjoyable. Here are five travel accessories you should consider packing for Spring Break 2015.
1. ‘J’ Travel Pillow
You’re probably familiar with C-shaped travel pillows. Those pillows are okay, but they don’t get you as much support as a J-shaped pillow. Unlike a “C” pillow, a “J” pillow gives you something to lean your cheek against, and also helps to prevent your head from falling forward. If you have a long flight (or worse, a long delay before your flight), then this pillow will help you get some sleep.
Price: $29.95 (43 percent off)
2. TSA-Compliant Travel Containers
If you are flying, you have strict limitations about how many ounces of toiletries you can bring with you. That is why it is important to use TSA-approved travel containers to bring your lotions, moisturizers, shampoo, and hair products on the plane. You can refresh your memory of TSA rules on this handy TSA page about the 3-1-1 rule for liquids.
Tidy Space Products offers a pouch filled with containers that can be used for liquids and semi-liquid products. They’re also leak-proof, which is great news for anyone who has had a small bottle leak in their luggage. The bottles are even food-safe, which is great if you want to use them for small amounts of food or drink in the future.
Don’t want to deal with the hassle of filling all those tiny bottles? You can opt for pre-packed travel kits that include toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, and more. These pre-packed kits are available for both men and women.
Price: $27.97 (24 percent off)
3. Lodis Audrey Passport Wallet
Is Spring Break travel taking you to another country? You’ll need to bring a passport. This handy passport wallet will help you stay organized as you go through airport security. In addition to holding your passport securely, this wallet also offers places to stash your tickets, hotel room key, and other travel items. This wallet is available in black, red, pink, or grey.
Price: $47.99 and up, depending on color selected
4. Lumsing 8000mAh Ultrathin Backup Charger
Want to keep your phone charged while you’re on the beach all day taking sexy selfies? Maybe you’re traveling to a country that uses different outlets than we do in the US. Either way, a portable battery pack is a convenient way to keep your devices charged on the plane, on the beach, and in your hotel room. The 8000mAh battery in this charger will fully recharge an iPhone 5s four times, or a Galaxy S4 two and a half times. It can also be used to recharge tablets. It’s lightweight and thin, making it perfect for travel.
Price: $22.99 (62 percent off)
5. Travel Smart by Conair Jewelry Roll Bag
This “jewelry roll” is a great way to keep track of all your jewelry, as well as any other small items you are traveling with. There are three large pockets, which are great for necklaces and bracelets. There are also three smaller pockets, which can be used for rings and earrings. The whole thing has a built-in hanger, which makes it easy to hang it up in your hotel room.
And guys, while this travel accessory is primarily marketed towards women, you might find uses for it, too. This is a great way for guys to keep track of luxury watches, school rings, small tech toys, medications, or even just a few snacks.
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