Packing Tips + Gear

How big is too big?
Consider this your all-in-one guide to staying healthy when traveling during a pandemic.
You’ll find major discounts on all of the brand’s hardshell and expandable suitcases.
Whether you travel with a suitcase, backpack, weekender, or duffel, your luggage is an important companion for your adventures. Use this buyer’s guide to help you find the perfect bag.
You can find some of AFAR’s favorite shoes, bags, and skin-care products at a serious discount during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.
Worried about checking a bag during a chaotic travel summer? Consider honing the art of minimalist packing with tips gleaned from Reddit.
If you’re boycotting Amazon Prime Day, you can still find great travel deals at these alternative sales right now.
This quarter-sized device makes keeping track of your luggage when you fly (at least a little) less stressful.
Everyone’s go-to company for hard-shell spinners just released its first line of durable duffels and backpacks made with water- and abrasion-resistant recycled materials.
When packing for a cruise vacation, the good news is you’ll likely only have to pack and unpack once. But you should be prepared for a wide range of activities. Here’s what to bring along.
My fiancé’s fear of flying meant he couldn’t sleep on airplanes—until I let him borrow my Trtl Travel Pillow.
Ever hear of Mobile Passport? FlightAware? Download these apps before your next flight—you can thank us later.
Get up to 75 percent off some of our favorite travel gear before your summer getaways.
Snap up some of our favorite gear at a serious discount during REI’s annual Memorial Day Sale, which runs May 20–30, 2022.
Baboon To The Moon’s travel totes can survive nearly anything you throw at them.
Packing for your surf-and-sand vacation is as stress-free as a day at the beach, thanks to this easy-reference guide to your essentials for a week.
Don’t fret about shipping deadlines with these travel gift cards and memberships designed to be ordered now and used later.
Mother’s Day is on May 8 this year. Here’s how to celebrate the women who instilled a love of travel in us from a young age.
These clever travel accessories put the fun in functional.
From now until April 27, you can buy these exclusive candles online inspired by scents from Tokyo, Paris, London, and more.
These brands make it easier to incorporate sustainability and an ecofriendly ethos into your everyday travels.
13 eco-conscious brands, including Rumpl and Lifestraw, are banding together for big savings.