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Amazon Prime Day Is Here – Best Travel Essential Deals (2022)

Amazon Prime Day is almost here – July 12-13, 2022, but there are lightening deals in the week leading up to it.

There are so many amazing deals, it can be hard to keep track off. Which is why we have put together our list of the top travel essential deals to check out. We will be updating this page periodically leading up to Prime Day and throughout the sales days. So bookmark this page and check back regularly.

These travel essentials were popular last Prime Day, and they are either on sale now, or likely to be on sale this year as well.

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Do I need Amazon Prime to get the Deals?

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Yes! Keep in mind that you have to be a Prime member to access all the special deals. Sign up for a free 30-day trial here.

I love Prime because it’s convenient, easy and super fast to ship. The free two-day shipping and returns (when available), is one of the best parts of the membership.

As a traveler, you don’t want to have to wait long to get those last minute items, so Amazon prime is super handy. Save money and get your items quick!

Don’t already have Prime? Not to worry.  Sign up for a FREE 30-day Amazon Prime Trial  to take advantage of all the best deals!

How to Make the most of Prime Day

  1. Sign up for the free Amazon Prime trial or log into your account
  2. Go the the main Amazon Prime page to watch items you want to buy
  3. Create a wishlist & add items you want to keep an eye on over the sale
  4. Bookmark this page for travel deals
  5. Add Amazon Assistant to your desktop – Keeps track of all your items & when they go on sale.

PRO TIP: Add items to your cart to save an extra step when deals go live.

Have students in your life? Prime student is offering a 6 months free trial, and then half price for membership. Plus students get special benefits

Top Picks for Amazon Prime Day Deals for Travelers

Note: Some of these travel items might not be on sale yet. But if you want to make sure you can grab the deal, add them to your watch list – these things can sell out FAST!

Check Out What LIGHTENING DEALS Are Happening Right NOW!

In a hurry? Skip To:

  1. HOT DEALS NOW!
  2. Amazon Deals & Devices
  3. Best Suitcase & Carry On Deals
  4. Family & Kids Travel Essentials
  5. Prime Day Tech Deals
  6. Travel Backpacks & Anti-Theft Bags
  7. General Travel Essentials
  8. Beach Gear
  9. Kids Travel Activities
  10. Travel Clothes Deals (Women’s & Men’s)

HOT DEALS RIGHT NOW

These are were the hot deals happening last Prime Day. They aren’t guaranteed as many are time or quantity limited. SHOP QUICKLY if you see something you like.

PRO TIP: If a Lightning Deal is gone, try adding yourself to the waitlist in case they add more inventory! 

Amazon Specials

Amazon Devices

Luggage Deals

All Samsonite Luggage Prime Deals

Packing & Travel Gear Essentials

PRO TIP: If  there’s something you want, add it to your cart to save yourself time when the deal goes live! 

Outdoor Gear

Backpacks – Kids

Backpacks & Bags – Adults

Tech Deals – Kids

PRO TIP: If a Lightning Deal is gone, try adding yourself to the waitlist in case they add more inventory! 

Tech Deals

Ear Buds & Headphones

Laptops

Baby & Toddler Travel Gear

Beach Gear Deals

Beach Tents / Sun Shade

Beach Blankets / Towels

Kids & Family Travel & road Trip Activities

Clothes Deals

🌟 Get up to 70% OFF on all Amazon Fashions

Top Picks for Prime Day Deals for Travelers

AMAZON DEALS

Prime Day is a great time to try out their premium audible, kindle and music / channel subscriptions. Often you will find extra perks and 2-3 months free (instead of only one).

Amazon Specials

BEST SUITCASE & CARRY ON DEALS

Samsonite Freeform Hardside Suitcase Carryon

Samsonite Freeform Hardcase is built to last, but remarkable light. Samsonite is a well known luggage expert. Comes with a 10 year warranty, spinner wheels, and is scratch resistant. Easy packing with the divider and multiple pockets to keep things organized. Buy it here!

Travelpro Maxlite 5 Expandable Luggage

A long-time frequent flyers favorite carryon. Travelpro Maxlite comes in multiple colors and is their most lightweight version – just 5.3lb. This softside suitcase features spinner wheels for easy navigation, stain & water resistant fabric, and high-tensile zipper pulls. There’s a matching lightweight underseat tote to complete your carry on set. Buy it here!

Baggallini Avenue Tote Top Handle Bag

Stylish, lightweight and roomy, the Baggallini Avenue Tote makes a great under the seat tote. Plus there is a trolley sleeve. Padded 10” by 13” laptop pocket to keep your computer safe. Stylish addition to your travels. Buy it here!

3 Piece Samsonite Omni Hardside

Room for the whole family with this 3 piece Omni Hardside Suitcase with spinner wheels. You’ll be able to rock n’ roll wherever life takes you in the world. Buy it here!

Other popular travel bag & suitcases to look out for:

FAMILY & KIDS TRAVEL ESSENTIAL DEALS

Nintendo Switch

A Nintendo Switch Light is a light weight, portable device kids will love. Hand held gaming devices can be a sanity saver for those long travel days or road trips. Buy it here!

Ride – On Trolley Suitcase

Travelling with young kids? The Ride-On Trolley Suitcase will help avoid the inevitable “Mom, can you carry me?” while you struggle with carryons, backpacks and kid stragglers. It comes in 5 cool colors. Buy it here!

Fjallraven Backpack

Fjallraven Backpacks are a popular travel bag for kids and adults. Sturdy, roomy and perfect for carry on. They come in over 30 colors, so something to suit everyone’s style. Buy it here!

Fire Kids Pro Tablet

Fire Kids Pro tablet is a durable option for kids 6 -12. With a free year subscription to Amazon Kids+ that unlocks over 20,000 apps, games, books, videos, songs, and Audible books, your kids will never be bored on the go. Buy it here!

Or choose the “kid proof'” Fire Kids Tablet for 3-7 years old. Nearly indestructable fun for the younger crowd. You also get a free years worth of games, apps, songs etc with Amazon Kids+. Buy it here!

Kindle Kids

Kindle Kids is the best way to avoid a suitcase full of heavy books, on your next adventures. Super handy for the voracious readers in your family. It comes with a free year of Kids+, so they can explore popular titles and series all year long. Buy it here! 

Ergobaby Omni 360 Baby Carrier

Ergobaby Omni carrier is a must for travelling with babies. Your wee ones will love being able to safely face forward and see the world go by. Fun fact – I never owned a stroller, and just carried my youngest in her ergo for years! To the beach, travelling, on road trips, to the park. So versatile. Buy it here!

Deuter Junior Kids Backpack

Deuter Junior Kids Backpacks. Let your kids handle whatever travel life throws their way with this junior backpack. Water resistant for those rainy days of sightseeing or hiking. Plus flexible enough you could use as a school pack. Buy it here!

Portable Speaker (with Bluetooth)

Play your fam jam’s favorite tunes no matter where you roam with a Portable Speaker. It’s waterproof and dustproof design are perfect for taking it to the beach or camping. A Single charge lasts about 5 hours, and music, podcasts, or audible books can be streamed from your phone or other smart devices. Buy it here!

Chicco Mini Bravo Plus Travel System

The Chicco Mini Bravo Travel combo is another great family travel option. Their light weight quick fold stroller (one handed!) and car seat will make strolling the streets of Lisbon, or catching a plane / train simple. Buy it here!

Bentgo Kids Lunch Container

Contain the snack mess on the go with Bentgo Kids lunch containers. Easy to pack, clean and fit into their travel bag to prevent the hangries. Buy it here!

gb Pockit+ All-Terrain, Ultra Compact Lightweight Travel Stroller

The Gb Pockit Travel Stroller is designed to make travel easier with babies and young children. Lightweight, compact and collapsible, so you can carry it on planes (double check each airline first). Never be without a stroller again. Buy it here!

Other Family & Kid Travel Essentials Deals

PRIME DAY TECH DEALS

Headphones, & Ear Bud Deals

Bose Wireless Headphones

Travelers rave about the Bose QuietComfort 35 II, and Prime Day is the best time to get these quality noise cancelling headphones at a great price. Block out airplane noise, give a bit of privacy for personal calls, or listen to podcasts and music.

New AirPods Pro

AirPods Pro are sweat and water resistant with built in noise cancelling. Perfect for long travel days when you want to tune out the world, and listen to music, podcasts or a movie. Airpods aren’t cheap, so don’t pass up the opportunity to get them at a discount. Buy it here!

New SAMSUNG Galaxy Buds

Noise cancelling bliss. Use the Samsung Galaxy Buds to tune out your kids fighting, listen to music or give as the perfect tween / teen travel gift. Comes in black, white and a cool shiny mystic bronze color. Buy it here!

Kindle Paperwhite

A Kindle Paperwhite is a thousand adventures in one. Kindle is the best way to read on vacation, and the latest version is thinner, lighter and waterproof makes it ideal for travel. Buy it here!

MacBook Air

I love my MacBook Air, it is such a great travel and day to day laptop. Portable, lightweight, and compact, with 14 hours of battery life, makes this a top choice for travelers around the globe. Buy it here!

Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones

Groove to the rhythm with the Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones. Long lasting battery, premium noise cancelling and bluetooth capabilities will have you travelling in style. Buy it here!

Eco Dot for Kids

Bring the dance party with you with an Eco Dot for Kids. Kids can ask questions, set alarms, play music, stories and more. Comes with a year of Amazon Kids+ for access to thousands of hours of kid-friendly Audible books, interactive games, and educational skills. Buy it here!

Roku Streaming Stick

Bring the comforts of home with you as you travel, with the Roku Streaming Stick. Watch netflix or other streaming subscriptions on the go. Buy it here!

Other great Prime Tech deals:

TRAVEL BACKPACKS & ANTI-THEFT BAG DEALS

Travelon Classic Messenger Bag

Travelon is a well known icon in anti-theft bags. The Travelon Classic Messenger Bag excels at security, along with a variety of compartments, spacious enough to store all your important items. Cut-proof shoulder straps, lockable compartments, and rear panel zippered wallet make this a perfect travel companion. Diffent colors have different deals. Buy it here!

Matein Travel Laptop Backpack

A good backpack is a travel essential, and the Matein Travel Laptop Backpack is a good pick. Combine features like multiple compartments and room for a 15.6″ laptop with quality, design, color, and price and you have a winning backpack. There’s even a hidden anti-theft pocket, to keep your valuables. Comes in 7 colors. Buy it here!

PacSafe Women’s Citysafe Anti Theft Backpack

Cute, safe and roomy, the PacSafe Women’s Citysafe Anti-Theft Backpack, will have you roaming the streets of Paris, or flying off to Asia in style. Big enough to fit a 16″ Macbook Pro, and with plenty of anti theft features to give you peace of mind. Interlocking Zippers, Cut Proof Material and RFID blocking pockets. Buy it here!

Other popular Travel Bags

Other popular Travel Backpacks

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

BCOZZY Neck Pillow for Travel (Kids & Adults)

Be cozy on your next long haul flight with the popular BCOZZY Neck Pillow. Prevent crinks in your neck, and bad sleeps on the go. They also have neck pillows for the young uns ages 3-7 and 8+. Washable – essential for a kids pillow.

Other popular travel neck pillows:

Lifestraw Personal Water Filter

Be prepared for whatever life throws your way with a Lifestraw Personal Water Filter. Avoid the dreaded traveler’s diarrhea by filtering out bacteria and parasites, and nasty things in your water. Peace of mind. Buy it here!

Or an all in one solution is the LifeStraw Go Water Filter Bottles. Perfect for keeping safely hydrated for travel, hiking & camping.

Microfiber Travel Towels

Microfibre Travel Towels are an essential item to pack. Quick drying, absorbant and versatile these have been used as a blanket, beach towel, fort, camping towel and more in our household. Buy it here!

Packing Cubes

A few sets of Packing Cubes can be a lifesaver when traveling with kids. Give each family member their own color and keep all your clothes easily organized, while saving space. Buy it here!

Toiletry Bag

This compact toiletry bag will keep all your toiletries organized for any trip. The Bagsmart Travel Bag has a sleek design, convenient handle and a hook to hang up your travel kit. Comes in 6 colors. Buy it here!

More Travel Essentials Prime Day Deals

BEACH GEAR

Easthills Outdoors Instant Shade Beach Tent

Avoid the heat and lobster sun burns with a family size Beach Tent. Easy to set up and take down, privacy screen for changing and great airflow due to all the windows have a cool day at the beach. Buy it here!

Water Bottle with Hidden Compartment

Keep all your valuables safe at the beach with this popular Diversion Safe Waterbottle. Not only can you keep your drinks hot or cold for hours, but you can keep cash, cards or keys safe in the hidden compartment. Buy it here!

Turkish Beach Towels

Not matter if you are having a beach day, a short AirBnB weekend away, or touring in an RV with kids, a compact Turkish Beach Towel is super handy. Quick drying natural fibres and lightweight mean a great addition to your packing list. Buy it here!

Mesh Beach Bag & Cooler

Odysea mesh beach bag with cooler will allow you to take everything to the beach in one bag. Ample space for all your towels, sunscreen, sand toys and swim suits. Plus a cooler big enough to keep your snacks and drinks cool until you are ready. Buy it here!

ROC Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

SUP are a popular family activity. My daughter loves paddling around on one. Inflatable SUPs are great because they’re more affordable than rigid boards. Plus you can pack them down to fit in your trunk or check on a plane. ROC’s inflatable SUPs are super popular on Amazon. The Aqua, Black & Navy are currently the cheapest. Buy it here!

KIDS TRAVEL ACTIVITIES

Keeping everyone entertained and happy on those long travel days or on vacation can be a challenge. Make your life easier with these kids travel games & activities.

Toddler & Preschooler Travel Activities

Kids & Tweens Travel Activities

TRAVEL CLOTHES DEALS

Columbia’s Pardon My Trench Rain Jacket

Columbia jackets are popular for women, and the Pardon My Trench is a lightweight women’s rain jacket that is stylish, flattering and practical. It comes in a handful of colors with an adjustable tie waist to customize your fit. Buy it here!

Eddie Bauer Trail Tight Leggings

Comfort & pockets, need I say more? The Eddie Bauer Women’s Trail Tight Leggings are ideal comfort for hiking, lounging, yoga or travel days. Their moisture-wicking fabric has UPF sun protection and odor control properties. Buy it here!

Skechers Women’s Go Walk Joy Walking Shoe

Skechers are a traveler favorite for their affordable price, comfort and memory foam cushioning. Whether you are walking the cobblestone streets of Europe, or taking a day hike in a Bryce Canyon National Park, these supportive lightweight shoes will carry you through your days. Buy it here!

The men’s version of Skechers Go Walk is equally as popular and comfortable. Buy it here!

Columbia Saturday Trail Pants

Columbia Saturday Women’s Trail Pants top our list of great outdoor clothing. Combine their water resistance, stretchy material, and range of sizes (2-16) with an affordable price and these are a travel favorite. They also come in short, tall and long lengths, with a flattering fit. Convert to capris in the heat. Buy them here!

Columbia Men’s Silver Ridge Convertible Pants

Let’s not forget the men! Columbia Men’s Convertible Pants have all the same great features. Moisture wicking, UV protection, and durable with security pockets. Zip off the legs for those hot days you need shorts. Buy them here!

Ice Breaker Merino Wool Layers

Great base layer for heat in cool weather, cooling in warm weather, Ice Breaker Merino Wool is the best. Moisture wicking, quick drying and lightweight, it’s easy to pack and wear.

Women’s

Men’s

Merrell Moab 2 Vent Men’s & Women’s

Merrell makes fantastic, comfortable hiking shoes. Woman’s Merrell Moab 2 Vent has contoured insoles & reinforced heel for extra support and good grip for hiking around. My partner loves the men’s Merrell Moab, and has repeatedly bought this hiking shoe.

Columbia Women’s Arcadia iI Jacket

Keep the wind, rain and the elements away from you while hiking and traveling with this lightweight Columbia waterproof jacket.

Other Women’s travel clothes Prime Deals

Other Men’s Travel Clothes Prime Day Deals


SEE EVERYTHING ON SALE HERE!

Don’t forget you’ll need to  Sign up for a FREE 30-day Amazon Prime Trial  to take advantage of all the best deals! That’s how we ended up sticking with Prime as a family, for the free movies and fast shipping.


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