The 13 Best Travel Accessories for Men
Traveling can be a real pain if you’re unprepared. Loose travel documents and tangled tech chords will create unnecessary panic. A stiff neck from an uncomfortable sleep on the plane (that also had a screaming baby nearby) will get your trip off to an exhausting start.
But all frequent fliers know that traveling smart requires an arsenal of top-notch gear. From grooming and tech gear to organizers and cozy cashmere, we’ve rounded up the must-have travel accessories for every man on the go. And might we add that they all make for excellent gift ideas?
Smythson Bond Leather Currency Case
Smythson’s currency case is flat enough to store in your carry-on bag or briefcase, and with four zipped pockets, it’s the perfect option for keeping currency, boarding passes and bus and museum tickets all in one place.
To buy: mrporter.com, $385
Stuart & Lau Regimen Gym Bag
This overnight bag by Stuart & Lau is not only lightweight and waterproof, it also doubles as a gym bag so you can find secret compartments for a change of shoes and a water bottle. It’s the perfect gift for the guy who loves his weekend getaways.
To buy: stuartandlau.com, $395
Tumi International Carry-on
It doesn’t get cooler than a Tumi aluminum carry-on. The International Carry-On is especially fun as it comes with vintage-inspired destination stickers to personalize your luggage. Inside, it also has 2 zip pockets, tie down straps and a hanger bracket to keep things tidy and fresh.
To buy: tumi.com, $995
Leatherology Watch Box
All men with good taste know that protecting your watch while traveling is imperative and not a small feat while in transit. Stuffing it in your briefcase won’t cut it. Keep it safe with this elegant watch box by Leatherology.
To buy: leatherology.com, $150
Leather Tech Organizer Kit
For the gadget-obsessed, this leather tech organizer is perfect for keeping all of your travel essentials organized and tangle-free.
To buy: amazon.com, $34
Master & Dynamic MH40 Over-ear Headphones
Good headphones for travel are imperative and Master & Dynamic’s 2-in-1 wireless on-ear and over-ear headphones are the ultimate bang for your buck. Multiple wear options enable optimal comfort and a 16-hour rechargeable battery makes them a go-to for an overnight haul. Plus, the leather padding adds a stylish touch.
To buy: amazon.com, $254 (originally $400)
Naadam 'Kalmyk' Travel Set Dark Granite
Traveling in comfort for long-haul flights isn’t easy, but this Naadam cashmere travel set is a worthy start.
To buy: naadam.com, $250
Filson Leather-trimmed Cotton-canvas Wash Bag
This durable and water-repellent cotton-canvas wash bag by Filson is the perfect toiletry bag to fit all of your grooming essentials.
To buy: mrporter.com, $125
Aesop for Mr Porter Dapper Gentleman Grooming Kit
The perfect grooming set with your travel-sized essentials. This Aesop set features face cleanser, shaving serum, facial hydrating cream, hydrating spray, and lip cream to keep you hydrated and moisturized on the go.
To buy: mrporter.com, $150
Buly 1803 Horn-effect Acetate Comb and Nail File Travel Kit
Perfect for grooming on the go with this old-school comb and a metal nail file.
To buy: mrporter.com, $70
Leica Type 109 Digital Camera
Capture every moment of your trip in style with a Leica compact camera that ensures clear, sharp photos and videos. Best part? The photos are instantly shareable with the integrated WiFi module so you can take your friends and family along for the ride in real time.
To buy: amazon.com, $895
Ray-ban Clubmaster Acetate and Gold-tone Sunglasses
Tired eyes are inevitable after long travel days. Throw these chic shades on after a long flight and you’ll look instantly put-together.
To buy: mrporter.com, $150
Cabeau Travel Pillow
There are few ways to avoid jet lag. Enter: Cabeau's plush, memory-foam travel pillow fit for the business class traveler who knows it all starts with getting a good night's sleep on your red-eye flight.
To buy: ebags.com, $40