20 Travel Must-Haves Under $20
1. Bright Luggage Tags
These eye-catching I.D. tags will help prevent baggage claim mishaps.
Tepper Jackson, $17; at tepperjacksononline.com.
2. Clear Product Bottles
Don't risk having your must-have creams, gels and lotions confiscated at security; instead transfer them into these containers sized for the friendly skies.
Bobbi Brown, $10; at Nordstrom.com.
3. Cozy Grandpa Cardigan
A thin cotton sweater is just the thing to keep you warm on a chilly plane, and it's light enough to stow in your carry-on after landing.
Old Navy, $28; at oldnavy.com.
4. Utility Carry-On
If the classic Bean Boat and Tote is just too preppy for you, try this olive-colored update; like the original, it fits everything you need for a weekend away.
L.L. Bean, $25; at llbean.com.
5. Chic Neck Scarf
Layers are key when going from a freezing plane to a steamy taxi line, and this thin, summer-weight scarf works equally well with a sundress or cutoffs.
Lori?s Shoes, $25; at lorisshoes.com.
6. All-in-One Makeup Palette
Packing is a snap when everything you need for a pretty face is in one easy-to-stash compact.
Sephora Palette, $25; at sephora.com.
7. Stylish Music Player
These bright little MP3 players are perfect for the beach—they cost just fifteen dollars a pop, so you don't have to obsess about keeping them 100% sand-free.
Geeks, $15; at geeks.com.
8. Healthy In-Flight Snack
These tasty, nutritious treats (which, despite the name, aren't just for mothers) will stave off hunger in the event of an unexpected flight delay.
Nutrifit, $20 (for a dozen); at nutrifitonline.com.
9. Pretty Eye Mask
Cute eye shades offer instant cover, allowing you to catch some ZZZs in transit.
Crabtree and Evelyn, $10; at crabtreeandevelyn.com.
10. Glamorous Oversize Shades
Go incognito (or hide your travel-weary eyes) in these flattering frames.
ASOS, $21; at newport-news.com.
11. Luxe Elixir
This moisturizing mist promises to smooth skin and tighten pores; re-apply in-flight to fight the ill effects of dry, recirculated air.
Caudalíe, $18; at skinstore.com.
12. Straw Fedora
A super-cute straw hat stylishly protects your scalp from the sun's damaging rays and camouflages bad travel-hair days.
Gabriella Rocha Fedora, $18; at americaneagleoutfitters.com.
13. Refreshing Body Wipes
Portable, individually packaged towelettes smell nice and kill germs naturally, thanks to high-quality pure essential oils.
Herban Essentials, 20 for $15; at 3floz.com.
14. Colorful Passport Cover
A cute leather holder will keep your passport in perfect condition.
$18; at opentip.com.
15. City Guide App
Download an informative virtual guidebook straight to your iPhone, and you won't have to miss a thing.
Wallpaper*, $3.99; at phaidon.com.
16. Messenger Bag
This cheerful orange cross-body bag leaves hands free for luggage—and your boarding pass.
Liz Claiborne, $30; at jcp.com.
17. Perfume Roll-On
A tiny vial of perfume is petite enough for your carry-on, and the roll-on construction makes for easy re-application.
Various scents, $10 and up; at sephora.com.
18. Luxurious Cashmere Socks
The exit row can be a bit breezy on bare ankles and sandal-clad feet; pack a pair of these soft socks to keep your tootsies toasty.
Nordstrom, $59; at Nordstrom.com.
19. Travel-Size Makeup Brushes
Petite cosmetic brushes—and a coordinating case—are perfect for a glamour girl on the go.
Sonia Kashuk, $15; at target.com.
20. Packable Ballet Slippers
These fold-up flats are perfect for a night in a new city; you can stash them in your purse, and switch out your high heels if you decide to dance until dawn.
Sidekicks Foldable Ballet Flats, $15; at amazon.com.