You can't control everything when you travel, but there are tons of handy accessories that can make the process smoother, more organized and safer. To ensure you're getting the best of the best when it comes to travel products, we've turned to Amazon's list of best-sellers, which includes accessories reviewed by thousands of travelers. Check out the top-10 list and start shopping in preparation for your next getaway.
Note: Prices are accurate at the time of publishing and may have changed.
1. BAGAIL 6 SET PACKING CUBES, $24.99
This affordable set of packing cubes from Bagail comes with six organizers in three different sizes to help you pack your suitcase easily and efficiently. The smaller cubes are ideal for underwear and bathing suits, while the larger ones can be stuffed with hoodies. The website claims one medium-sized cube can hold two overcoats and two-to-three trousers. There are various color options, all in high-quality material.
2. CAMRY 110 LBS LUGGAGE SCALE, $9.99
Avoid having to pay for overweight bags or frantically remove items from your suitcase at the flight check-in desk with the Camry luggage scale. This handheld device weighs just 3.5 ounces and lets travelers easily weigh their suitcases up to 110 pounds. It has a zero and tare function.
3. HIGHWIND CRUISE LUGGAGE TAGS, $9.95
Any avid cruiser knows having sturdy luggage tags is essential in preventing the tearing and losing of tags at embarkation and particularly, disembarkation. This Highwind set comes with four luggage tags, as well as two ID badge holders with lanyards. The tags fit most mainstream cruise lines, including Princess, Carnival, Holland America and Norwegian.
4. YAMIU TRAVEL SHOE BAGS, $7.99
This set of two nylon, waterproof bags from Yamiu are designed to keep shoes separate from clothes in your suitcase (or gym bag when you're at home). A standard and extra-large size bag are both included in the set to fit everything from flip-flops and high heels to size-13 sneakers.
5. ZOPPEN MULITPURPOSE PASSPORT WALLET, $14.99
If you're ever digging in your bag for your passport, wallet, and boarding pass, this Zoppen product aims to keep them handily in one place. The classic, stylish wallet comes in a variety of colors and has a passport pocket, boarding pass compartment, credit cards slots, an ID slot, SIM card pouch and even a pouch for cellphones up to 5.8 inches. It also has RFID blocking shield to prevent hackers from skimming data through radio frequency identification.
6. PEAK GEAR TRAVEL MONEY BELT WITH RFID BLOCK, $16.97
For sightseeing in destinations with high pickpocketing levels, or simply peace of mind, there's the Peak Gear Travel Money Belt. The water-resistant belt has two compartments and pockets inside the hidden pouch to fit multiple passports, credit cards, and various currency. It has built-in RFID blocking to prevent data skimming. Extra-small, regular (fits most) and extra-large sizes are available.
7. VENTURE 4TH TRAVEL NECK WALLET, $17.95
For those that would rather keep their important documents and money around their neck, this one from Venture 4th is the top seller. The wallet features three storage compartments, one Velcro pouch, two zippered pockets and a clear ID slot. It also has RFID blocking to protect travelers from manual and electronic pickpocketing. It's available in various neutral shades.
8. OURSUNSHINE TRAVEL BOTTLES, $10.99
These TSA-approved travel bottles from Oursunshine are ideal for liquids such as shampoo, conditioner, and lotion. Their squeezable, soft material is convenient for getting every last drop, while the no-drip valve ensures no leakage. This set comes with two three-ounce bottles, two two-ounce bottles and two .35-ounce containers.
9. RELAVEL TRAVEL COSMETIC CASE ORGANIZER, $18.98
This portable organizer by Relavel can store makeup, nail polishes, jewelry, toiletries and more in one convenient nylon-lined case. The top flap has a zippered section and pouches, while the main part has several compartments that can be adjusted to different sizes. It's available in black and hot pink colors.
10. LUGGAGE LOCKS TRAVEL COMBINATION CABLE LOCK, $5.99
Whether checking a bag or securing your stuff at a hostel, this combination lock with a cable hook by Luggage Locks may come in handy. This durable three-digit combination lock is TSA-approved, so it can be unlocked and relocked by TSA agents if necessary. The flexible cable also means it's durable and can fit through small zipper holes.