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Best Travel Essentials For Moms In 2020

We’re still on lockdown, but no one said Mother’s Day was cancelled. Here are travel essentials any mom would love to receive—and use!—once it’s safe to travel again

We may be on lockdown still, but if you’re like us, we’re already planning a trip once the Expanded Community Quarantine is lifted. While we’re still obediently staying at home to help flatten the curve, we’re actually looking forward to celebrating and honoring our favorite women – moms!


Since malls and shops are still closed, we’re letting our fingers do the shopping—online! Whether you decide to give your mom or wife one big ticket item or several very timely must-haves from this list, now or post-ECQ, she will always find whatever you give her special. Any of these gift ideas may be used in her future trips or take her back to her favorite ones, even just through her memories.


Here are the best travel essentials any mom with a serious case of wanderlust would appreciate.


Lysol Hand and Body Cleansing Wipes Original

Take the cue from Naomi Campbell’s meticulous pre-flight wipe down and let her sanitize every surface she (and the family!) may come into contact with during travels with this disinfecting wipes that’s been proven and tested to kill 99.9% of germ-causing virus.

  • Lysol Hand and Body Cleansing Wipes Original

Kurin Pocket Sized All-Purpose Cleaner Spray 65ml

Kurin is a proven Japanese innovation using super ionized water that is very effective and versatile as an all-around cleaner, degreaser, sanitizer, and deodoriser. The 65ml bottle is the perfect travel companion as it gets the cleaning done without the harmful chemicals.

  • Kurin Pocket Sized All-Purpose Cleaner Spray 65ml

Tide To Go Instant Stain Remover

Tide to Go is the portable, instant stain remover that eliminates many food and drink stains on the spot. It’s the secret weapon to keeping those travel OOTDs pristine!

  • Tide To Go Instant Stain Remover

Honey Can Do Vacuum Travel Packs

Make room in her luggage for shopping by packing bulky items like sweaters into these airtight and waterproof vacuum travel packs. A box comes in three different sizes suitable for any kind of packing needs.

  • Honey Can Do Vacuum Travel Packs

Cadentia Home Perfume in Provence

Since she can’t travel any time soon to France, let these scents transport her senses to the lavender fields of Provence.

  • Cadentia Home Perfume in Provence

Seek The Uniq Frida Kitchenware from India

Let her travel to exotic and far off India with these charming kitchenware made by Kashmir artists—or imagine herself enjoying a Mexican-inspired meal with Frida.

  • Seek The Uniq Frida Kitchenware from India

Wanderskye Bucket List Reversible Luggage

Protect her precious belongings with this reversible luggage cover with artwork by Raxenne Maniquiz. A bonus: It makes for easy spotting, too, when waiting at the baggage claim area.

  • Wanderskye Bucket List Reversible Luggage

Kikkerland Compact Travel Clothing Folder PHP995

Make her packing easy-peasy with this travel clothing folder for hassle-free—and quick!—folding.

  • Kikkerland Compact Travel Clothing Folder PHP995

Wanderskye Blue Memory Foam (Neck Pillow)

Let her have some sweet slumber while in transit on land or air with this cozy memory foam neck pillow.

  • Wanderskye Blue Memory Foam (Neck Pillow)

Viajecito Venezuelan Alpargatas

Keep her restless feet happy while on lockdown! This handmade alpargatas from Venezuela is too irresistible to wait for the right occasion or destination to wear. Each piece is made with a rubber sole and handmade cotton loom for maximum comfort, and adorned with a cotton tassel in playful colors.

  • Viajecito Venezuelan Alpargatas

Viajecito Popsicle Orange Splashkit

This Viajecito Splashkit screams summer fun, whether she’s off to the beach or out for errands. A versatile piece that can be used as a cosmetics kit, mini packing cube, or purse, just by simply changing the straps. Best part? It’s also waterproof, making it easy to sanitize and disinfect.

  • Viajecito Popsicle Orange Splashkit

Viajecito Navy Midi Tote

Does your best girl need more room for all her essentials, but also wants different looks every day? This Viajecito Midi Tote is the perfect carry-all, with its foam rubber body and interchangeable inner linigs and straps. It can take her from the city to the beach and back in no time.

  • Viajecito Navy Midi Tote

Mountain Trails Sports Dome Tent

If you can’t take her on any trip just yet, then why not bring the outdoors into your backyard? Pitch this tent in the garden, lay out soft, cushy blanket on the grass, and hand her a glass of wine. Let her relax and forget all her worries for the meantime, and pretend that you’re camping in the woods (sans bugs and bears).

  • Mountain Trails Sports Dome Tent

Unif0rm Martina 3-Way Dress

A secret to traveling lightly is to have the right pieces in your wardrobe that can be worn many different ways. The Martina 3-Way Dress by Unif0rm is one such piece that’s perfect to bring along on any trip. Dress it up for a fancy night out in town, or dress it down for the lounging at the beach, it’s a travel must-have will soon become her favorite.

  • Unif0rm Martina 3-Way Dress

Sweet Escape Gift Card

No one’s traveling just yet, but who says you can’t schedule one as soon as this lockdown is lifted? If your Mother’s Day honoree can’t wait to get out for a rendezvous, then make her first trip post-ECQ a memorable one with a Sweet Escape photography session. Gift card vouchers start off at $100—just top up, if needed—and may be redeemable around the world within a year of purchase.

  • Sweet Escape Gift Card

Samsonite Red Eltean Weekender Bag

Whether she’s traveling for business or leisure, a sleek yet roomy bag is the best accessory to take along on any trip. This weekender bag can hold all her essentials while in transit, and with its adjustable and detachable straps, makes for a comfortable carry-on.

  • Samsonite Red Eltean Weekender Bag

Delsey Montrouge Wheeled Luggage

Whether or not your loved one has her own favorite piece of luggage, no serious traveler will turn down an extra suitcase presented as a gift. This just gives her more reason to plan another trip—or extend for more days for sightseeing and shopping!

  • Delsey Montrouge Wheeled Luggage