The best toiletry bags for travel

Toiletries are one of the more challenging aspects of packing. There’s definitely a trick to trying to work out how to transport them to ensure they arrive in the same state as when you zipped shut your suitcase.

Most of us have learnt this the hard way and had to deal with shampoo-soaked clothes or a similarly sad state of suitcase affairs. So how can you reduce this risk of travelling with toiletries? Well, not all toiletry bags are created equal. Here are three of the better ones to ensure you never have to worry about such a situation again.

1. Samsonite B-Lite 3 SPL Toiletry Kit, $41.40

For those who like everything to have a home, this is the toiletry bag for you. With a compartment for any conceivable bottle, tube or tub, your lotions will be locked into staying upright for the entire flight. Bonus points for the handy hook and the user-friendly design for when you arrive at your destination. 

2. Korjo Folding Toiletry Bag, $23.45

Korjo will make your life a lot easier when it comes to travelling with toiletries. With four panel sections the fantastic design of this Korjo bag hasn’t left any bathroom necessity overlooked. We particularly like the pouches for toothbrushes and the clear pockets mean you can see straight away where something is. As with the Samsonite option, the Korjo bag also has a loop so you can hang it in the bathroom. The roll-up design means that the bag can store a lot, but it can also fold up into a neat package for packing purposes.

3. Sea to Summit Lightweight Travel Toiletry Cell, $28.95


For the no-fuss traveller, this padded toiletry cell from Sea to Summit is a winner. While the contoured shape maximises the capacity, the lid is able to fully open allowing you to see and easily access all items. With three mesh pockets for organisation, this toiletry bag’s major feature has to be the fact it’s waterproof. Not to mention its generous height, which allows bottles to remain upright.

Do you have a favourite brand or make of toiletry bag? 

Written by SJ


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