Spontaneous trips, whether they be weekends or full weeks, require good traveling gear as to make the trip just as carefree as the destination. Though all trips are different, there are definitely some key essentials that you will need whether you’re flying to a tropical destination, cruising to somewhere cold, or road tripping to a nearby destination.

From sturdy, carry on luggage, to the most comfortable, yet fashionable outfits you can throw on for your trip, you can never be too prepared for your upcoming travel. Make sure you keep up to date on all the most important items to take with you!


No matter where you’re going, you’re going to need a great suitcase to hold all of your belongings. An experienced traveler is always in need of a versatile duffel, a sleek, light weight, carry on, and a bright, four wheeled suitcase. Try the Away The Carry On Suitcase ($225.00), the Cathy’s Concepts Monogram Duffel Garment Bag ($110.00), or the Calpak X Jen Atkin 25in Suitcase ($335.00).


A versatile, light, jacket is good for almost any destination, as well as potentially cold planes and cars. Go back to basics with the fitted silhouette of the Two By Vince Camuto Jean Jacket ($99.00). Stay comfy and cozy, in the fuzzy, open front, sport jacket that’s found in the North Face Osito Sport Hybrid Jacket ($115.00). Look chic in any travel situation in the Levis Oversized Faux Leather Moto Jacket ($98.00).


Very few people enjoy traveling in jeans or tight pants. BA50 is here to offer you a slightly more pleasant option that is still sure to make you look and feel good. You can’t go wrong with a classic pair of leggings. Try the shapely Zella Moonlight High Waist Leggings ($35.40). For a more fashion forward airport look that still will be easy on your legs, try the Leith Pleat Front Trousers ($55.00). For the most optimal comfort, throw on a pair of Gibson X Living In Yellow Skye Cozy Jogger Pants ($44.00), and get ready to travel easy.


Carrying a purse with you at all times isn’t always ideal. When you travel, you often want something that can carry all of your belongings in one, single, stylish entity. For organize, easy access that will have you looking sleek and chic, try the Tumi Voyageur Hagen Nylon Backpack ($375.00). For all the look of a purse, with the versatility of a backpack, try the Treasure Bond Rowan Pebble Leather Backpack ($199.00). Fit for rain, shine, and fashion, the water resistant Longchamp Le Pilate Backpack ($125.00) is perfect for the traveler that finds themselves in a variety of places and climates.


When the time to travel comes, most people think big picture. Accessories seem like frivolous things that just take up space in your carry on and checked bag. However, think again. To keep you comfortable in coach, try the Travelmate Memory Foam Neck Pillow ($11.89). Have your credit cards, boarding passes, and ID’s always at the ready with the beautiful Kate Spade New York iPhone Magnetic Folio Case ($100.00) in black and white leather. Keep yourself warm in a minimal way with the Nordstrom Modal Silk Blend Scarf ($39.00).


The world of electronics is vast. There are an unlimited amount of tools and devices that can be used in order to make your travel easier, faster, and more efficient. However, there are some that may get left in the dust that we want you to reconsider. To hold all of your good, vacation reads, pick up the Kindle PaperWhite from Amazon ($99.99). To cancel out the noise of crying babies, talkative friends, and the nagging of your home life, you’re going to need the Bose Soundsport Free Wireless Headphones ($199.00).

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