Traveling is the most hectic part of the holiday season, but it doesn't have to be stressful and uncomfortable. These 9 travel essentials are on sale just for the holidays and will significantly improve your trip home or wherever the season's taking you. In addition to these crazy price drops, USA Today readers can take an additional 15% off at checkout by using the coupon code GIFTSHOP15.
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1. Genius Pack Aerial Hardside Carry On Spinner
Your carry-on luggage is either a huge hassle or a life savior. If you're sick of carrying a giant duffle bag, consider snagging the Genius Pack Aerial Hardside Carry On Spinner. This smart bag features durable 360º spinner wheels, a secluded laundry compartment, interior category compartments, and an integrated packing checklist. At only 6.2 lbs, you won't struggle to fit this in the overhead bin.
Get it on sale now for just $159.99 (35% off).
2. Sleep Eye Mask Headphones
Tune the world out with these Sleep Eye Mask Headphones. The built-in over-ear headphones rest comfortably flat on your ears and easily connect to your phone or MP3 player. Made of memory foam and finished with a soft velvet covering, this travel must-have blocks out light completely while still being more comfortable than the flimsy eye mask they give you on the plane.
Normally $49, the Sleep Eye Mask Headphones are on sale for just $19.99, a holiday discount of 59%. Save an additional 15% with coupon code: GIFTSHOP15.
3. ROAV Eyewear: The World's Thinnest Folding Sunglasses
These sunglasses are the perfect vacation accessory. Why? They're as slim as an iPhone when folded, meaning they fit anywhere, and because they're scratch- and shatter-resistant, you won't have to worry about dropping them at the airport. Not only are they compact and comfortable, but they also offer 100% protection from UVA and UVB rays.
Normally $145, you can get them for $89.99 for Black Friday. Save an additional 15% with coupon code: GIFTSHOP15.
4. MIM Hybrid Smart Watches
This smart watch is perfect for travel because it allows you to check your calls, messages, and other notifications—and do it discreetly. Because it also features a 730-day battery life, you'll never have to worry about it dying on you in the middle of a flight. This watch may look elegant on the exterior, but its smart features will help you stay active even when you're away from home by monitoring your sleep and tracking your steps.
Usually $99, MIM Hybrid Smart Watches are 55% off now at only $43.99. Save an additional 15% with coupon code: GIFTSHOP15.
5. Travel Pillow Organizer
The ultimate utility, this Travel Pillow Organizer from Joyus has you covered no matter where you go. Hang on to your smartphone, tablet, passport, earbuds, and anything else you might need to access at a moment's notice by storing them in the clever pockets. Plus, the fabric is super plush and the pillow is made of premium memory foam.
Grab one now for just $35. Save an additional 15% with coupon code: GIFTSHOP15.
6. Ostrich Pillow
Sometimes, travel pillows just don't cut it. That's where the Ostrich Pillow comes in. This immaculately designed pillow works as neck support or a sleeping mask depending on where you place it; either way, you'll be able to sleep like a rock no matter what's happening around you. The pillow is filled with sound-reducing filling so you can say sayonara to screaming toddlers.
On sale for Black Friday, you can buy one now for just $45. Save an additional 15% with coupon code: GIFTSHOP15.
7. Travel Steamer with Pouch
There comes a point in every adult's life when wrinkly clothes make people actively question your life choices. Now, you'll never have to worry about looking disheveled after traveling — this 700 W fabric steamer from Joyus can remove even the most stubborn wrinkles from clothing. Just throw it into this travel pouch and it'll be steam-ready in two minutes.
You can buy one now for just $35. Save an additional 15% with coupon code: GIFTSHOP15.
8. Glowing iOS Lightning Charging Cable
You can never have too many Apple charging cables—and even still, they're easy to forget or lose when you're packing for a big trip. With these blue cables, you'll be a lot less likely to hop on a plane charge-less thanks to their unique glow. You can even watch the charging speed fluctuate as it's reflected in the speed of the moving light if you get really bored en route.
Normally $20, you can snag one of these cool charging cables for just $11.99.
9. Joyus Luggage Shelf
Everyone can benefit from a carry-on luggage shelf like this one from Joyus. This handy tool will help you keep your laundry separate and your socks organized—so you'll never have to unpack and repack ever again. Neatly fill it with your essentials—and you'll have a portable closet to hang upon arrival. Plus. it still fits in your carry-on!
The Joyus Luggage Shelf is the best $79 you'll ever spend. Save an additional 15% with coupon code: GIFTSHOP15.
Please Note: Members of the editorial and news staff of the USA TODAY NETWORK were not involved in the creation of this content. Gannett Co., Inc. or its affiliates may receive a share of the revenue from your purchase.
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