At the risk of sounding dramatic, there are many things that are capable of ruining a trip, but the good news is that some of them can be avoided—namely, what you pack. As you know, traveling can be uncomfortable and difficult, but it can also be (somewhat) easy and fun. Since so much is out of your control when traveling, we highly recommend seizing the opportunity to control whatever you can, whether you’re traveling by plane, train, or automobile.
You probably know from experience that arriving at your destination without certain travel essentials can, well, suck. And while hopefully, nothing would be significant enough to ruin your trip, we think that having these all-important travel essentials on hand the next time you travel (which might even be this week!) can make your travel experience infinitely more enjoyable. Keep scrolling to shop the 20 essentials that you definitely don’t want to forget to pack.