Carry-on essentials to have while traveling this holiday season

Are you traveling over the holiday season? If so, now is the time to pick-up these last-minute travel items to make your trip that much more enjoyable. Keep scrolling to check out our must-have carry-on essentials.

A quick tip is to always have an eye mask on-hand, especially if you’re traveling long distances. The Bucky 40 Blinks Luxury Ultralight Comfortable Contoured Eye Sleep Mask from Amazon features over 22 color options and has a 4.1/5 star rating from over 1,400 reviewers.

Have you ever walked barefoot through airport security? It’s always handy to have a backup pair of socks in your carry-on. Plus, airplanes can be really chilly and it’s nice to have an extra layer just in case.

For men, Eddie Bauer currently has their 3-pack of Crew Socks for just $10. Plus, the women’s Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Socks are a must-have. These are extremely cozy and soft for just $15

Whether its engine noise or crying babies, there’s a lot of racket that happens on a plane ride. A pair of headphones is a must-have while traveling.

The Bose QuietComfort Headphones are stylish and practical. These noise-canceling head-phones are wireless, feature up to 40 hours of battery-life and are voice activated. They feature a steep price tag of $349but will be a go-to for years to come. Another option are Apple’s EarPods for just $15.

Staying hydrated on a flight is a must. That’s why it’s important to travel with an empty water bottle so that you can refill it throughout your travel day.

The Corkciclle Canteen keeps your drinks hot or cold for hours. It features over 22 different color options for both men or women and has a budget-friendly price-tag of just $23. Also, it’s nice to pack drink mixes and trail mix help to keep your taste buds satisfied while in the air.

Lastly, if you’re an over-packer like myself, pack a comfy outfit in your carry-on that could be worn multiple times in case your luggage gets lost.

Layering is also key while traveling, so for women a basic t-shirt such as the Madewell Whisper Cotton V-neck paired with jeans, a jacket, and sneakers would be perfect. This t-shirt can be worn multiple ways and with a variety of items.

For men, a vest is a great option to easily take and off as well as fold into a bag. The North Face Apex Bionix Vest is versatile to dress up or down and features lightweight material for breathability.

What are some carry-on items that you can’t travel without? Let me know in the comments below.

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