9 TSA-Approved Travel Kits That Have Us Cruising Through Airport Security

Don't forget your cozy lounge socks.

October  4, 2018
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I don't know about you, but half the fun in traveling is all of the prep and planning in the lead-up: researching locales, making reservations for long and leisurely lunches, and of course, packing that perfectly efficient carry-on.

Whether you're leaving for a week-long journey or a simple weekend trip, a streamlined airport experience is key to getting your holiday off on the right foot. Transporting potentially non-compliant TSA goods in your personal and carry-on bags can be a time-draining obstacle when you're rushing to make your gate. Below, we've gathered a collection of our favorite one-stop "kits" to keep you prepared and stress-free.

Cocktail Kit

No need to stick to just beer and wine high above the clouds. This nifty kit has everything you need to mix two proper cocktails during your flight. All you need is to purchase a mini bottle of booze, ask for a cup with ice, and get to mixing everything from an Old Fashioned to a margarita.

Essentials Toiletry Kit

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More than one thousand eager reviews don't lie: This handy kit is versatile, affordable, and most importantly, compliant with liquid guidelines. Each 3-ounce squeezable container has a strong seal, as well as a suction cup to hold it upright on a shower wall (making them space-saving to boot!). It's as easy as decanting your go-to shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, and contact lens solution.

All-Inclusive Travel Kit

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Function is the name of the game in this Original Oyster Kit. Everything from battery chargers to a digital luggage scale, collapsible wine glasses (!), and TSA-compliant scissors are in this MacGyver-friendly case.

Kids' Toiletry Kit

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Don't forget the little ones! This adorable see-through kit contains TSA-approved squeeze bottles and jars for your children's toiletries (think diaper cream, baby lotion, kids' shampoo and conditioner). Honestly, they are cute enough for adults—and judging by the enthusiastic reviews, they'd work perfectly for a traveler at any age.

All-in-One Grooming Kits

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If you're short on time, here are some great one-stop shop kits for the well-groomed ones in your life, no decanting required!

Baby's Toiletry Kit

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And of course, one for the tiniest traveler in your group.

Customizable Containers

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There's a container for that. Build a personalized kit to fit your needs with a variety of clear vessels to house your transferred cosmetic, skin care, and hair care products into airline regulation-size quantities.

Miscellaneous Bags

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Need an extra clear bag? Have a couple of these highly-rated empty ones on hand to keep your carry-on and personal bags organized. We can see electronics, games, and snacks fitting well in these zippered guys.

What are your favorite travel-sized kits? Share them with us below!

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Hana is a food writer/editor based in New York.

1 Comment

Eric K. October 4, 2018
Ah! I want the kids' kit. Are those penguins??