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Essential accessories to make your trip easier

The right accessories provide us with comfort and convenience for a smooth journey. [Getty Images/iStockphoto]

We all have travel accessories we consider essential while travelling.

The right accessories provide us with comfort and convenience for a smooth journey.

Luggage locks and tags: Realising that your bag is lost, has been broken into or has been interchanged with another person’s, can give you a mini heart attack.

Avoid this by purchasing good quality locks to ensure that nobody else has access to your belongings. 

Comfort accessories: Purchase a travel neck pillow to provide your neck with ergonomic support while you travel. This will prevent a sore and stiff neck that can dampen your mood while on arrival. 

Power banks: In case your phone battery dies, a power bank will ensure you stay in contact with others without any stress. Your trip can easily be ruined if your battery dies and there is no way of getting a charger. This is quite the concern today when the phone is everything, including the camera. 

Personal internet connection: This comes in handy when you need constant GPS connections. When travelling to unfamiliar locations, the last thing you need is lost signals and poor internet connection.  

Travel toilet bags: Having a travel size toilet bag as well as a travel-size make-up bag will help you organize your essentials. These bags have specifically been made with extra storage compartments and have been enforced with materials to prevent your toiletries from breaking and leaking in case they open. 

Travel bottles: Travel bottles are small containers used to store liquid toiletries while travelling. These bottles save you the burden of a heavy bag from carrying big shampoo bottles, perfumes and other liquid toiletries you might need on your trip. 

Pill organizer: If you are under medication and travelling, a pill organizer will come in handy. These organizers allow you to keep track of your medication and ensure you don’t skip a day. 

Anti-crease bags: If you frequently travel for business, you probably don’t have time to iron your clothes all the time. Anti-wrinkle storage bags are the best option to keep your clothes from getting unwanted fold lines and creases.