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9 Travel Gifts That Made Oprah’s Favorite Things in 2019

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Most of the travel gifts Oprah recommended are under $100, like these $12 reusable travel mugs.

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Most of the travel gifts Oprah recommended are under $100, like these $12 reusable travel mugs.

We dug through all 79 items on Oprah’s list to find the travel gifts she recommends this year.

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Each year, Oprah sorts through thousands of items to put together her ultimate holiday gift guide, dubbed Oprah’s Favorite Things. Her list has over 75 items in 2019, including white truffle hot sauce, the “perfect” pair of black pants, and a $550 pancake griddle. But we know you’re most interested in the items that will make your travels more organized—and even cozier—so we picked through the entire list to find the Oprah-approved travel gear just for you. 

Several items, including the supersoft Alala Wander sweatshirt and the Samsonite x Sarah Jessica Parker convertible carry-on, were so popular they’ve already sold out. So, you know the drill. Run, don’t walk, before these other gifts are gone.

The Calpak Luka collection comes in three shimmery colors.

Calpak Luka Duffels and Carry-On Luggage

Calpak is one of AFAR’s favorite stylish luggage brands, so it’s no surprise that Oprah selected its new metallic Luka duffel and carry-on luggage collection as one of her favorite things in 2019. Soft-sided luggage lovers will love the quick-access exterior pockets on the carry-on, while the duffel can be used as a personal item during your travels and as a gym bag when you’re home. The duffel and carry-on are available in silver, bronze, and a shimmery black on Amazon as well as on Calpak’s own website. 

Buy Now: Duffel, $98, and carry-on, $165, calpaktravel.com

Beats Powerbeats Pro

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We’re pretty obsessed with the new Apple AirPods Pro over here at AFAR. But Oprah stands behind the Powerbeats Pro as her wireless headphone of choice. If you’re shopping for someone who is prone to losing headphones, the ear hooks make these a little more secure than other earbuds.

Buy Now: $250, amazon.com

Don't let a lost earring ruin your next trip. Use a travel jewelry case.

Brouk & Co. Duo Travel Organizers

Marie Kondo says she always travels with a jewelry case. You should, too. This Brouk and Co. travel organizer includes a lower zipped section to keep your earrings, rings, and necklaces properly compartmentalized. The upper zipped section is great for stashing makeup or other small essentials you’d like to keep close while traveling. Use the code “OPRAH” to get 20 percent off at broukandco.com or have the discount automatically added at checkout on Amazon.

Buy Now: $38 (Was $48 each), amazon.com

Reusable coffee cups are cute and good for the environment.

Ecoffee Reusable Travel Coffee Cup

AFAR believes that the Yeti Rambler is the best travel mug out there. But if you’re looking for a reusable cup at more of a stocking stuffer price point, the Ecoffee cup is only $12. Made from resin, corn starch, and natural fibers, this cup is BPA-free, so you can fill it up with hot coffee and not worry about plastic leaching into your drink.

Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

E-Marie Travel Blanket

This soft travel blanket can be used for so much more than keeping yourself cozy on an airplane. When stored in its pouch, it’s supportive enough that you can use it as a travel pillow. Once you land, it also looks great worn as a scarf or wrap. If you use the code “OPRAH” at checkout, you can get a 20 percent discount at emarietravel.com. If you purchase through Amazon, the 20 percent off coupon is applied automatically at checkout.

Buy Now: $70 (Was $88), amazon.com

Stash some of these Baggu bags in your carry-on so you can bring all the souvenirs home with you.

Baggu Standard Reusable Shopping Bag 3-Pack

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BYO bag is always a smart and eco-friendly idea whether you’re grocery shopping at home or stocking up on edible souvenirs during your travels. Baggu’s sturdy ripstop nylon bags come in a variety of fun patterns so you can gift them to each member of your family. To get 20 percent off at baggu.com, use the code “OPRAH” (the discount is automatically applied if you purchase the set on amazon.com).

Buy Now: $29 (Was $36), baggu.com

Sony XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speakers

At less than nine ounces, this tiny speaker is extra packable but still delivers deep, rich sound. With up to 16 hours of battery life, it can last a whole day out by the pool or anywhere else you want to bring your music with you. Available in blue, black, red, green, white, and lavender.

Buy Now: $50–$58 depending on color choice, amazon.com

Don't go on a road trip without an emergency kit in your car.

Preppi the Prepster Emergency Backpack

Spending nearly $400 on an emergency supply kit may seem steep, but Preppi’s emergency backpack includes more than 100 essentials that you wouldn’t want to be left without if you or your loved ones ever get stranded on a road trip. Highlights include a hand-crank powered emergency phone charger, a three-day food and water supply, first-aid kit, and Malin + Goetz toiletry kit. 

Buy Now: $395, amazon.com

Lulu Dharma Napa Vegan Leather Tote

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Priced under $100, this woven tote only looks expensive. It’s also roomy enough to fit a laptop, water bottle, snacks, and other travel essentials, but it can still fit under an airplane seat. Available in six colors—burgundy, gray, dark green, light blue, pink, and black—the bag includes a magnetic closure so that your stuff doesn’t fly out while sending it through security at the airport. Use the code “OPRAH” at checkout to get a 20 percent discount at luludharma.com (the 20 percent off coupon is applied automatically at checkout on Amazon).

Buy Now: $76 (Was $95), amazon.com

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