Following are some suggested items to pack along that can help prevent some unforeseen travel emergencies.
Genius Pack Micro Travel Umbrella
At only 6," this ultracompact travel umbrella takes up very little space in a tote bag or backpack but unfolds to a sturdy full-sized umbrella.
Big Banjees wrist wallet
For those times when one only needs to carry a set of keys and maybe a credit card, some change and a phone, these wrist wallets slip over most wrists to provide stylish yet easy access to these essential items.
Slip this portable UV water purifier into a backpack to ensure drinking water is uncontaminated and safe. While this airplane friendly device only weighs 4.2 ounces, it can treatwater 8,000 times.
PT Pod™ Utility Towel and Ultra Compact Microfiber Towel by Outgo®
Both these lightweight travel towels absorb five times their weight in in water and dries much faster than standard towels, while packing down into a compact size. The PT Pod is a fitness/utility towel (20" x 32")weighs 3.2 ounces and includes a headphone slot, zippered pocket to store valuables and an easy snap loop attachment. The Ultra Compact Microfiber Towel comes in three sizes ranging from 20" x 40" to 35" x 62." This towel folds into the size of a paperback book and is stored in a mesh storage bag with a pocket for accessories.
Z-Mask™ Eye Mask by McNett® Tactical
The form-fitting patented design of this incredibly lightweight mask blocks out light without pressing down on one's eyes.
Cocoon: Deluxe Cocoon® Travel Set
The Deluxe Cocoon® Travel Set is a zippered tote bag containing these must have items for travelers: Eye Shades, Ear Plugs, a Coolmax® Travel Blanket, an ultralight Air-Core Neck Pillow, and a Microfiber Towel.
Improved Energizer® 4 LED Headlight
This water resistant headlight provides light high in high and low settings, as well red for night vision. This provides enough illumination so one can operate under a variety of conditions. A removable/washable adjustable head strap allows one to have both hands free to complete the task at hand.
Nikwax® Basewash Gel
Bring along this hand wash gel in a 100ml tube that can easily pass TSA screening. This biodegradable gel is derived from nature based ingredients but can still keep one's clothes clean and fresh while traveling.
An application of this antiperspirant soaked soft towelette can stop sweating for up to 7 days. Perfect for those long haul flights and other treks where shower facilities may not be available for an extended period of time.
COOL OFF® Towelettes
Applying these herbal icy cold towelettes to one's neck and limbs cools and refreshes instantly.
Blinks Reading Glass Pendant
This reading glass pendant features a simple glass and metal pendant that when opened, the glass divides to become a pair of reading glasses. While these glasses aren't suited for reading a novel, they're the perfect accessory if need to glance over a train schedule or menu without searching for one's reading glasses.
Urgent Rx Fast Powders
For those times when traveling makes one a bit ill, rip open one of these credit card size packets, pour the fast-dissolving powder into your mouth and find instant relief. These relief-to-go packets can help with heartburn, upset stomach, headache, allergy relief, and aches & pains, as well as critical care aspirin.
Keep Warm vests and blankets
These products adopted the technology of hand warmers and put them into a blanket or vest. Pack one of these in bag for those times when feel may experience sudden drop in temperature so you can remain toasty. These portable disposable items last on average for 8 hours.