Travel Essentials for Road Trips

Updated: Jul 4

It looks like 2020 is going to be the year of Road Trip Travel! It is just as important to stay comfortable, organized, and occupied when traveling via car as it is on a plane! That's why I've come up with a personal travel tips for all of your road trip travel essentials! The best part? Everything is available from Amazon so you can shop in one place!



1. Car Phone Mount with Wireless Charger

This mount will charge your smart phone without a wire, no cord needed!

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2. Igloo Iceless 28 Qt Thermoelectric Cooler

This is PERFECT for road trips because it's a cooler that doesn't require any ice (which gives you more room for drinks/food and doesn't require a clean up of melted ice). It uses your car's cigarette lighter to cool without ice.

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3. Windshield Sun Shade

I love this windshield shade to keep the car cooler, especially for summer road trips. This one has 5 layers to really insulate the car.

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4. Female Urination Funnel

Bathrooms can be few and far between on a road trip. Pack this just in case. It's also great for hiking!

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5. Roadside Emergency Kit

This kit has 125 resources and tools for emergency situations that could arise while driving. I love the sense of security knowing I have the tools available if needed.

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6. Stick-On Disposable Trash Bags

It's inevitable that trash will begin to build up on a road trip. I love these stick-on disposable trash bags because they don't take up any space and are so convenient. They're leak-proof so if you've got a carsick passenger, it's also a great option!

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7. Trunk Storage

Use this easy to install trunk storage to stay organized. It's also easily accessible for passengers sitting in the back seat (ie great storage for kids).

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8. Compact Travel Pillow

This pillow comes in a variety of colors and sizes. It can be compressed to 1/4 of the size and expand when in use.

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9. Headrest Mount for iPad

Okay, where was this when I was a kid? I could stay occupied for hours if someone had put an iPad in front of me with movies and TV Shows. This angle is great for anyone in the backseats.

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10. Inflatable Air Mattress for your Backseat

Say goodbye to sleeping uncomfortably in the back seat with this air mattress! Great for resting on the road trip, camping, and more!

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11. Steering Wheel Desk

Eating while driving isn't the best but sometimes its unavoidable. This steering wheel desk is perfect for putting your food down as you eat.

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12. Headrest Hooks

This is a staple for any road trip. It's so simple yet so convenient! I probably use this the most when I'm in the car.

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13. Insulated Water Bottle

Insulated, leak-proof water bottles are great for car rides to keep your beverages cold (or hot) the entire ride. This one is as large as 40oz so it can last you all day!

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14. Dramamine (Less Drowsy)

Do yourself a favor and pack this just in case. Nothing ruins a road trip quicker than a sick passenger.

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15. Noise Canceling Headphones

I love noise canceling headphones because car trips can be loud and annoying. Drown out the others talking, the radio, or just the engine with these noise canceling headphones.

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