With the loosening of Covid-19 restrictions and the June holidays officially upon us, it's a great time to dip your toes back into traveling. But before you dive straight into a pool of bookings and safety regulations, it’s a good idea to stock up on some jet-setting essentials first.
Read on for a curated shopping guide filled with the perfect travel-ready accessories that are as smart and sustainable as they are stylish.
In collaboration with Singapore Airlines
and handmade by SPD Artisans with disabilities, this A6 passport sleeve is sustainably made with upcycled leather from retired Business Class seats of the Singapore Airlines. A functional yet stylish must-have product for your travel adventures, capable of holding your passport, cards & cash, and boarding pass! Customizable with hot-stamped names in gold or silver foil, this passport sleeve is perfect as a unique and sustainable gift for your co-workers or personal gifting.
Created for the person on the go! These handcrafted solid colognes by Alwis & Xavier come in a compact reusable tin that fits right in your pocket, providing you with the ease and convenience of topping up your scent and smelling fresh throughout the day! These handy metal tins are shatterproof, spill proof and can be brought onboard flights, making it a great side-kick for your travels.
BHUMAN has dedicated itself to creating 100% plant-based enzyme powder cleansers and shampoos with zero water footprint, making it the perfect companion for those who want a fuss free but high-performance cleanser. A little goes a long way - their waterless, concentrated formula means a small bottle will last you throughout your travels and you don't need to worry about it leaking in your bag!
Indosole's were made for everyday travel and adventures. Lightweight, waterproof and with arch support, these all-terrain Indosole flip flops and sandals are made using recycled motorcycle tires making them one of the most comfortable and durable footwear you'll ever own. Whether you're exploring the city streets, wandering along the beach or going on a trail to connect with nature, Indosole's all-terrain footwear will take you there.
Stay hydrated (or caffeinated) on the road while reducing your use of single-use cups with FoFo Cup, the world's first foldable cup that collapses flat making it easy to carry around. This innovative design features a square base for easy folding and round mouthpiece for ergonomic drinking. FoFo Cup’s lightweight and compact size slips right in your pocket, making it easy to keep with you always. Suitable for both hot and cold drinks, this versatile cup can be reused more than a thousand times and comes with a stylish protective drawstring bag.
Ditch those flimsy plastic zip-lock bags for this extremely durable and reusable E-Zip Fly bag from Lexngo. Made from 100% silicone, these nifty bags are so versatile - use them to keep travel liquids, aerosols or other accessories secured and organized, or even to takeaway that sandwich for some on-to-go snacking.
These roomy totes fold down into a small, pocket-sized pouch which can be tucked into your handbag and whipped out in case of emergency (ie, too much retail therapy?). Made out of recycled plastic bottles, these bags are rip-resistant, durable and can hold up to 10kg - plus, they come in a whole range of super cute prints too!
Practicing self-care while traveling has a range of benefits that will allow you to have a richer travel experience. Tuck these little rollerball bottles of 100% essential oils into your backpack for whenever you need a little aromatherapy pick-me-up on the go. Comes in five different blends to ease tension and soothe senses - gently rub oil on pulse points and take a moment to calm your mind, before you hit the road again.
And there you have it - The Social Space's list of travel must-haves!
😎 Wherever your travel adventures take you this June holidays, we're sure you're going to have a great time! As important as the things you bring along are, the best parts about your travels will already be waiting for you at your destination - remember to respect the people and places you visit, tip accordingly and try to learn their language, and truly immerse yourself in the culture.
Travel safe ya'll!