4 travel accessories that’ll make your weekend getaway a breeze

Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to change. 

It seems like everyone is going on weekend trips these days. From day trips to wineries and road trips to see fall foliage to overnight getaways, everyone is really making the most of their weekends.

If you have any short travel plans coming up, keep scrolling to check out four products that will make those trips as efficient and stress-free as possible.

1. Made by Design travel backpack, $49

Credit: Target

This smartly designed backpack from Target features a front zippered pouch and larger pocket like a regular backpack, as well as another on the back that can fit up to a 17-inch laptop. But the real star of this bag is the large middle section that zips completely open and lies flat like the inside of a suitcase. Inside, it even has mesh compartments so you practically already have packing cubes built right in. This backpack is ideal to use as a carry-on and can comfortably hold all of your essentials for two to three nights.

2. iWALK Small Portable Charger, $34.99

Credit: Amazon

Portable chargers are great for those times when you’re stuck somewhere and can’t find an outlet or when you’re on the go and don’t have time to sit and wait for your phone to charge. This charger is small and compact, so it’s easy to toss into your pocket or purse when traveling. And this charger holds over one full smartphone charge, so it’s great in a pinch when you need your phone juiced up to access travel documents and plans. Shop it in six colors.

3. Zoppen Multi-purpose Travel Wallet, $14.99 (Orig. $16.99)

Credit: Amazon

This travel wallet comes in over 25 different colors and is a great way to stay organized and keep all travel essentials in one spot. This wallet has slots for your credit card, ID and passport, plus places to slip in your boarding pass and a zippered spot for change. It also folds up neatly, so it’s easy to take with you. If you always seem to find yourself rummaging through your travel bags and struggling to find your essentials quickly, give this wallet a shot.

4. BallHull Waterproof Travel Pouches, $8.99 (Orig. $12.99)

Credit: Amazon

Another thing that makes getting through security lines quicker is having your toiletries in see-through containers, like the BallHull Waterproof Travel Pouches. This set comes with two pouches for $9, and they are waterproof and have a zipper closure. Beyond being ideal for traveling, these pouches are also great for toting essentials back and forth from the bathroom, using in the gym locker room or bringing your must-haves to the hotel pool.

More from In The Know:

Small NYC bedroom gets nature-inspired makeover for just $1,000

Keep your leftovers locked up tight with this 10-piece Rubbermaid container set — and get it while it’s less than $20 off on Amazon

Stock up on candles to give as holiday gifts (plus a few for yourself!) while full-price items are 40% off at Yankee Candle

6 Amazon fashion finds that look shockingly similar to high-end designer items

Listen to the latest episode of our pop culture podcast, We Should Talk: