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These Stylish Travel Accessories Deserve A Place In Your Suitcase

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A chic woman with red nailpolish totes a black Chanel handbag with a July carry on luggage case in cherry red, matched to her nailpolish.Instagram: @july

There’s something about matching travel accessories that provide a sense of organisational zen amid the chaos of packing. 

Whether you’ve invested in a full set of or just coordinated your colour scheme, travel accessories not only create a chic, uniform look but keep us in check when preparing to fly

For any and every kind of trip, there are a few key travel accessories we recommend shopping including the all-important passport/document wallet, a jewellery case to keep your most valuable items tangle–free and a silky eye mask to ensure some decent shut-eye on the journey. 

Scroll on for the best places to buy luxe travel accessories and the top picks you shouldn’t leave for your trip without. 

2024’s top travel accessories

  1. Zoe Black Leather Phone Case Wallet & Matching Cross Body Phone Strap, $162.00 (usually $188.00), Louve (here’s why)
  2. The Daily Edited Black Clear Travel Case, from $109.00, The Daily Edited (here’s why)
  3. July Packing Cells, $55.00, July (here’s why)

The best travel accessories 2024

Zoe Black Leather Phone Case Wallet & Matching Cross Body Phone Strap from Louvre features black pebbled leather with a small pouch for credit cards and a long matching black strap.

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Zoe Black Leather Phone Case Wallet & Matching Cross Body Phone Strap

from $162.20 (usually $188.00) at Louve

Best for: security

When you glob trotting, the aim of the game is to travel light and skip bulky bags as you tick off bucket list activities. But, when you’re travelling, a lost or stolen phone can spell disaster, which is why Louve designed this chic, all-in-one cross-body phone case. With genuine pebble leather and a pocket for your cards and miscellanea, you can keep your must-have items safe and reach them quickly. We’re obsessed.

Sizes: iPhone 15-iPhone Pro Max | Colours: black with the option of gold or silver hardware | Materials: Phone case: Pebble leather, phone case lining: cellophane, cardholder lining: microfibre, studs: copper Phone crossbody strap: pebble leather with gold-toned copper buckle Crossbody phone lanyard: leather and nylon

Key features:

  • Pebble leather
  • Anti-shock case
  • Cardholder
  • Option of gold or silver-toned hardware
  • Open-face format for easy use
Black with gold hardware and a clear PVC case the dual chamber The Daily Edited Black Clear Travel Case is perfect for storing all of your cosmetics.

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The Daily Edited Black Clear Travel Case

from $109.00 small and $149.00 large at The Daily Edited

Best for: personalised toiletries

This clear toiletries case has two separate compartments so you can keep your skincare, hair care and cosmetics organised. We love the clear body, which cuts out the need to rifle around blindly for your favourite mascara or moisturiser and the compact shape which makes for easy packing.

Sizes: small and large | Colours: black with gold hardware | Materials: PVC with saffiano leather edging

Key features:

  • Dual chambers
  • One chamber has elastic strap for smaller items
  • Small: H 8.5cm x W 21.5cm x D 12.cm
  • Large: H 11cm x W 26cm x D 16.5cm
  • Clear PVC
  • Zip opening
July Packing Cells have a variety of colours. Pictured are the taupe cells which feature an opaque mesh fabric with a zip. All four sizes are shown.

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July Packing Cells

from $55.00 at July

Best for: organisation

A chic, easy way to keep everything separate, secure and easily accessible inside your suitcase. Chaos? We don’t know her. Each pack comes with four different sized cubes that will make sorting t-shirts from jeans and toiletries when your unpacking and repacking a breeze.

Sizes: four-pack or eight-pack | Colours: taupe, forest, charcoal, dark brown |Materials: 100% nylon with weighted mesh top

Key features:

  • 100% stain proof
  • Machine washable
  • Four sizes
  • Eight-pack or four-pack available
  • Features carry handles for ease
The Slip Jetsetter Travel Pillow has a silk pillowcase cover and comes in a clear plastic reusable carry bag. Pictured is the blush shade.

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Slip Jet Setter Travel Pillow

from $139.00 at Sephora

Best for: comfort travel

Travel pillows don’t need to be cringe-worthy or static-inducing for your hair, and this travel pillow from hair-friendly pillow cover and sleep mask brand Silk addresses both issues. What we love most? The clear carry-on bag will fit perfectly over a wheelie suitcase giving you one less thing to juggle.

Sizes: One size Colours: Blush, Safari (leopard print), Bon Voyage (stripes), black | Materials: 100% polyurethane, 100% silk, pure silk pillow, polyurethane bag, 100% woven handles

Key features:

  • Removable and machine washable pillowcase
  • 100% silk pillowcase covering
  • Convenient, travel friendly re-usable bag
  • Supports neck for sleep in flight and on the go

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The GHD Flight Travel Hair Dryer folds in on itself neatly and is 25% smaller than standard ghd hairdryers, pictured here with it's case.

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Flight Travel Hair Dryer Set

from $150.00 at ghd

Best for: a blowout on the go

Hair dryers are one of the most frustrating beauty items to pack, but ghd have blessed us with a solution. Their mini hairdryer is 25% smaller and 49% lighter than traditional ghd blowdryers while packing almost 80% of the power. So, there’s no need to forego a perfect blowwave this Euro summer.

Sizes: One Size | Colours: Black | Materials: Plastic case

Features:

  • Variable speed and temperature control
  • Reaches temperatures of 65c
  • Works at 240V & 120V 
  • Automatically switches off when too close to hair to prevent damage
  • Weighs just 453g with cord and nozzle
  • Comes with travel case

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The vintage Louis Vuitton, 1990 Monogram Keepall Bandouliere 50 Travel Bag is a steal at $1638, a true piece of vintage that will keep all of your personal items on hand. The long detachable leather strap makes for easy carrying and the handle and package tag are also made of leather.

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Louis Vuitton, 1990 Monogram Keepall Bandouliere 50 Travel Bag

from $1638.00 at Farfetch

Best for: classic vintage

The Louis Vuitton Bandouliere travel bag is an iconic piece of luggage, and Farfetch has a curated edit of pre-loved 90s carriers. The bag features rolled vachetta leather handles, a detachable vachetta leather shoulder strap, and a top zip closure. It is the perfect size for all your carry-on needs.

Sizes: W: 50cm D: 22cm H: 27cm Strap: 48cm | Colours: Brown LV monogram| Materials: 50% leather, 50% canvas

Key Features:

  • Detachable leather shoulder strap
  • Soft leather handle
  • Monogrammed canvas body
  • Luggage tag
  • 90s vintage
  • Made in France
Smythson Mara Croc-Effect Leather Passport Cover is deep brown with calf leather and a tactile croc effect finish. With a high gloss the cover features separate compartments for passport and boarding pass.

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Smythson Mara Croc-Effect Leather Passport Cover

from $355.00 at Net-A-Porter

Best for: the little details

It’s the little things that boost your mood in transit, and this elegant passport holder from Smythson will add a tactile touch of luxury to a long-haul flight. Croc-effect leather makes it easy to find when you’re scrambling in your handbag, and it features dedicated space for both passport and boarding pass.

Sizes: One size | Colours: Brown| Materials: Calf leather

Key Features:

  • Compartments for passport and boarding pass
  • Croc effect leather hides scuffs
  • Luxurious rich brown
Globe-Trotter Safari Leather-Trimmed Jewellery Case in ivory features a combination lock and removable tray to make room for more of your precious items.

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Globe-Trotter Safari Leather-Trimmed Jewellery Case

from $2,602.00 at Net-A-Porter

Best for: Keeping precious items safe

An investment in your investment pieces, this jewellery case protects against loss and damage in flight and on the ground. It’s crafted from volcanised fiberboard to protect from bumps along the road, has water-resistant lining and most importantly has a combination lock fastening for maximum security.

Sizes: One size | Colours: Ivory | Materials: Volcanised fiberboard, carbon-steel lock

Key Features:

  • Volcanised fiberboard is lighter than aluminium and stronger than leather
  • Top handle
  • Water-resistant lining
  • Feet
  • Removable tray
  • Vanity mirror
The famous July Carry On is featured here in their new brown shade.

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July Carry On

from $325.00 at July

Best for: Carry on

The only carry on we’ve found that will charge your laptop. This travel bag comes with an ejectable battery, an aerospace-grade polycarbonate shell, reinforced numbers and an integrated TSA lock to keep your items secure. With eight chic chades to choose from, you can also add personalisation for $65.00.

Sizes: One size | Colours: sand, moss, forest, navy, shadow lavender, charcoal, clay, dark brown | Materials: polycarbonate shell, water-resistant nylon lining

Key Features:

  • 20-height handle
  • TSA combination lock
  • Ejectable battery with USB C
  • Water-resistant and stain-proof lining
  • YKK Japanese zippers
  • Leather finishes on nylon straps and hinge
  • Stain-proof laundry bag
  • Internal divider
  • Silent wheels
  • Optional personalisation
  • H 55cm x 38.5cm W x 21.5cm D
  • Total linear dimensions: 115cm
  • Weight 3.4kg
  • Capacity: 42L
  • Lifetime warranty

What to look for in a travel bag

Your travel bag is probably the ultimate travel accessory you’ll shop for and can influence the success of your trip. When finding the right travel bag, whether check-in or carry-on, it’s important to consider factors beyond its capacity and appearance. Keep in mind your travel bag’s standalone weight, which will add to the allowable carry-on weight, the height of its handles (there’s nothing worse than dragging a short-handled bag around), and compartments. Additional features like waterproofing, reinforcing, and add-ons like charging batteries, locks, and warranties are all factors that can justify the decision to spend slightly more on your travel suitcase.

Can you get travel insurance for personal items?

So you’ve curated your travel accessories and you’re feeling prepared and pleased with yourself. But what if they go MIA on your trip? When we think of travel insurance, we usually think of missed flights, cancellations because of sickness, and emergency medical costs. But one of the most common travel disasters is lost and stolen luggage and personal items. Lost luggage is a common heartbreak and one of the worst ways to start your trip, and theft can also be an unfortunate reality of being a tourist.

Whether you’re arriving at your destination sans clean clothes, toiletries and personal devices because of an airline snafu, your favourite designer handbag has been stolen or you’ve simply lost your phone while taking in the wonders of a new country (this is where a cross body phone strap can come in handy) missing items can come close to ruining a holiday. Many travel insurance plans do cover lost and stolen items, to varying degrees; so opt for comprehensive travel insurance and check their terms and conditions. While many cover scenarios where you are not at fault, if you are chronically absent-minded or travelling with specific expensive items, they may be limited.


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