We love to hear from our readers. Whether you’re a casual explorer or an avid traveler, you all know a good travel product when you see one. Each week in our Navigator newsletter, we share our hand-picked travel essentials with you and we’ve taken the time to look back at your favorite picks of the year.
Take a peek at the DFC Reader Favorites for 2022.
Solgaard Carry-on Closet
We’d like to think that this carry-on by Solgaard is a dream piece of luggage for any traveler. It unfolds to be a shelf and keeps all your clothes organized while on the road.
LuluLemon Card Case
Though LuluLemon is an athletics brand, it’s become a fan favorite for avid travelers. Their simple design and high quality materials make it an easy pick for a lot of travel essentials. Many of you were excited about this slim design card case with water resistant features that Libby on our team recommended.
Airfly wireless headphone adapter
There’s nothing worse than having to pay for those crummy wired headphones that you’ll never use again. The AirFly adapter lets you connect your BlueTooth headphones to the airplane seat entertainment.
Compression Packing Cubes
There are so many packing cubes out there and we’ve certainly shared our fair share of picks with you, but the runaway favorite of our readers were these compression packing cubes recommended by our writer, Kaylen. Now you can stay organized while saving space.
Inverted Travel Umbrella
This certainly wasn’t our sexiest travel recommendation but according to our DFC readers, it’s been a lifesaver. This inverted umbrella is a must have in wetter climates–it dries upside down so it won’t get any of your other belongings wet.
Even we were a bit surprised at how much you all loved shower steamers–it was certainly a dark horse travel essential. Truthfully, this isn’t completely essential for a getaway, but these shower steamers do help make a long day of traveling more bearable. I always pack one on every trip for when I’m having a hard travel day and need to unwind.