Best Travel Accessories for Seniors

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Just having a few of our Best Travel Accessories can make your trip safer and more comfortable. So you can put both your mind and body at ease.

Traveling can be a fun and rewarding way to explore new places, meet new people, and learn new things. But it can also be challenging, especially for seniors who may have some physical or cognitive limitations. But young or less young, we have some great travel items for you to consider!

Note: You might also want to take a look at our travel tech recommendations. And for organizational items, such as hanging toiletry and cosmetic bags see The Ultimate Travel Organizer Guide.

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Travel Passport Wallets

RFID Travel Passport Wallet

  • LARGE CAPACITY ORGANIZER: The RFID Universal Travel Passport Wallet organizer with RFID essentials well, Storing 5 * Passport holder, 1 * brochure, 9 * Credit Cards, Keychain with 3 hooks, Boarding Card, Tickets, ID Card, Coins, loose money, License, other documents, etc. Additionally, you have a large zipper pocket for cash and pen slot on the middle, Front Pockets could easy access to phone/boarding cards, which makes your journey convenient and comfortable.
  • RFID BLOCKING: The RFID blocking technology could effectively protect your card from being scanned. Built-in material safeguards your personal information, such as ID card, Driver’s License, Credit/Debit card. The RFID travel passport wallet will meet all your travel needs, which is a great ideal for women and men. Perfect fit for traveling, home, camping, business trip.
  • COMPACT DESIGN: The compact size of 9.25*5.2*0.87 inches, makes it perfect for carrying or storing in the bag/backpacks/luggage. Also, its slim design makes it easy to slip in and out of your bag in a hurry. Additionally, it has an elegant look.
  • WATERPROOF & LIGHTWEIGHT: Made of durable padded premium nylon material, which is lightweight, waterproof, anti-tear, anti-spills and shockproof. Soft interior material offers enough secure storage space and prevents scratches.

This RFID Travel Passport Wallet might just become you best travel companion! Also makes a thoughtful gift choices for friends, families, and colleagues.

Water Filter Bottles

Brita Insulated Filtered Water Bottle with Straw – BPA Free Plastic

Save the environment and replace 1,800 single-use plastic water bottles a year!

  • The BPA-free Brita Premium Filtering Bottle holds 26 oz of water
  • Filter fits right in the straw and makes water taste great
  • It’s the convenient way to stay hydrated at home or on the go;
  • Sleek, leak-proof filtered water bottle is car cup holder friendly, and features a built-in carrying loop.
  • EASY OPEN LEAK-PROOF LID: No difficulty in opening lid.
  • DISHWASHER-SAFE: Top rack dishwasher safe for easy cleaning
  • SIZE/WEIGHT: Height 10.5″; Diameter 3″; Weight .5 pounds
  • FILTERING BENEFIT: The filter reduces chlorine (taste and odor) and more with every sip
  • BRITA FILTER COMPATIBLE: Compatible with Brita water bottle replacement filters

Note: For the freshest-tasting water, the Brita water bottle filter should be replaced after 40 gallons or approximately every two months; *16.9 oz water bottle

Travel Neck Pillows

Cabeau TNE S3 Travel Neck Pillow – with Memory Foam

  • INTRODUCING OUR NEWLY REIMAGINED PILLOW: TNE- THE NECK’S EVOLUTION. From the makers of CNN’s Top Travel Pillow three years running; our newest, most, innovative travel pillow is the perfect neck pillow to comfortably rest on a long flight, long car ride, trains, and anything in between.
  • HEALTH Y BENEFITS: Helps avoid neck kinks and back strain, or even embarrassing public snoring.
  • CHIN-STRAP TECHNOLOGY: A fully customizable fit that prevents your head from falling forward while sleeping AKA the “bobblehead” movement. Keeps your mouth closed during periods of rest on your journey, and ensures your head is secured. The open neck design allows for not only a customized fit, but also optimal heat flow. This aids in body temperature regulation and constant airflow.
  • EXCLUSIVE S3 SEAT STRAPS – Attach our neck pillow for travel to ANY chair, including airplane seats or office chairs to prevent slouching or falling forward, keeping head and spine in perfect alignment for ultimate comfort and support.
  • ERGONOMIC MEMORY FOAM DESIGN: This pillow is the first memory foam core pillow with an adjustable chinstrap. This provides 360°comfort and support to your head in all directions. Something NO OTHER PILLOW on the market does!


  • PROFESSIONALLY RECOMMENDED: The Cabeau pillow is orthopedic expert-approved and recommended to support any seated activity that tires the muscles supporting the head. Enjoy fully supported relaxation with our headrest pillow for neck, spine, and head support
  • BONUS ITEMS: The Neck’s Evolution comes with premium earplugs, and a washable pillow cover. You also get a convenient travel bag that allows the pillow to compress down to a quarter of its size. The quick-release clasp attaches the bag to your luggage, saving critical packing space.


The Kobo Sage gives you access to over 6 million eBooks from the Kobo eBook store. It has an 8″ HD Glare Free Touchscreen, is waterproof and has adjustable brightness and color temperature so that you can enjoy reading glare-free day or night.

It also has Blue Light Reduction to protect your eyes, and has room to store all your favorite eBooks and then some with 32GB of Storage!

    Book Lights

    Vekkia/LuminoLite Rechargeable Book Light – 3 Color Temperatures and Brightness Settings

    • FEATURES: 3 Color & 3 Brightness Settings – Vekkia book reading light adopts the advanced SMD LED. The lighting area is 3 times larger than that of ordinary LED light. Long press to change color temperature, quick click to adjust the brightness. Ideal book light for reading in bed, study, knitting.
    • WIRELESS WITH 70 HOURS READING TIME – Your reading light features rechargeable 1000mAh Li-ion battery, so you can enjoy a wireless 70 HOURS reading time without charging (at low brightness setting).
    • 3 POWER MODES: Your choice. Type C included.
    • TRAVEL FRIENDLY: Small size to easily fit into your bag. Lightweight for checked baggage.
    • Eye-Caring Soft Diffused Light – Easily light up 2 full pages of any size book. No need to adjust the light all the time.
    • PERFECT FOR READING IN BED: It is equipped with a secure padded clamp and infinitely flexible neck, so that you can position & focus light exactly where you want it.

    Safety Travel Locks

    Portable Keypad Door Lock – Perfect for Hotels

    • SECURITY AND PRIVACY – This portable door lock provides you with extra security and privacy, greatly improving your security and preventing unauthorized entry, so the door can’t be opened from the outside, not even with a key; which is a great helper for you when you are on business and trips, or live alone.
    • EASY TO USE – Easy to install or remove, this door lock can be installed in seconds without any tools, even in emergency situations and in the dark. Just insert the metal piece into the slot of the door lock, close the door, and then put the red handle groove to the stud on the metal sheet, then no one can open the door from outside.
    • HIGH-QUALITY MATERIAL – The door security device is made of strong stainless steel. Rugged ABS plastic cover to prevent damage to doors under pressure. Steel surfaces with electroplating and polishing technology ensure a smooth touch and minimize any injury to your skin. A strong door lock with high quality may guarantee prolonged service life.
    • WIDELY USED – The security door stopper contains two holes of different sizes to ensure that all types of door locks are matched. Perfect for hotels, dormitories, apartments, etc.
    • COMPACT DESIGN AND TAILORED CUSTOMER SERVICE – Size 4.3 x 1.26 x 0.4 inches with 0.78inch (2 cm) and 1.2inch (3 cm) holes, lightweight and small, you can put it in a pocket or handbag.

    Clothing Steamers

    Polardo Powerful Steamer – Portable

    Most powerful clothing ironing steamer on the market!

    • World’s #1 premium clothes steamer: Advanced heating element & metal steel head ensure great performance & reliability. Nano water filter lets you use tap water, with no risk of calcification.
    • Handheld garment steamer always stays cool on the outside & can be put on any surface.
    • New 360° anti-spill design
    • Steam evenly from any angle. Use it even upside down with no water spitting & leaks
    • Easy-to-fill water tank heats up in less than 25 seconds & powers 10 continuous minutes of effortless steaming.
    • Unlike others, if paused, the device starts working immediately after turned back on

    Note: This product is for 120V ONLY as in the U.S. and Canada.

    Compression Socks

    FuelMe Foot Knee High Compression Socks – 3-Pair Pack

    • SIZES: Small to Extra Large
    • JUST THE RIGHT SUPPORT – We designed our copper infused compression socks to offer just the right balance between warmth, compression, and comfort. It also helps improve blood circulation and reduces the risk of injury while preventing odors, all without interfering with your daily routine.
    • 3 PAIRS COMPRESSION SOCKS – Each bundle provide the high quality, performance and durability
    • MATERIALS: Made using premium nylon that is gentle on your skin and offers enhanced ventilation to keep you warm and dry throughout the day
    • HEALTHY SUPPORT: These are designed to promote blood circulation and oxygen flow preventing fatigue and helps in muscle recovery.
    • EASY CARE: Machine washable and quick drying. Simply wash in cold water on low and hang dry to wear them again.
    • VERSATILE & MULTI-PURPOSE: These compression socks are favored by a variety of occupations and age groups. Fans include fitness enthusiasts, elderly people with swollen legs, office workers, teachers, crew members, pregnant women, parenting mothers, etc.


    Sometimes you just want to carry one bag. For example, you want to buy some fresh fruit but don’t want your wallet or phone to get wet. Or you want to take a book to a cafe but it’s too big to fit into your purse. That’s where a tote like this one comes in handy.

    I love this tote because it’s got three interior pockets for said purse and phone. Then there’s plenty of room for your book and a makeup/toiletries kit and a baguette and some fruit and cheese. Dimensions are 11″ wide at base; 15″ wide across top; 13.6″ high and 4″ deep (see diagram when you click pic).

    Canvas Tote Bag with Paris Eiffel Tower Design

    World Map Canvas Tote Bag with Handles is Eco-friendly Bag

    • Strong canvas totebag
    • Eco-friendly & 100% cotton
    • Machine-washable
    • 18″ wide x 15″ tall (not including handles)
    • PHILANTHROPY-GIVING BACK FOR OUR PUBLIC LANDS – As members of 1% For The Planet, Xplorer Maps donates a percentage of proceeds from every product we sell to a variety of non-profit organizations around the world.

    If you’ve ever enjoyed perusing old bookstores in London, or if you’re just an avid reader, you’ll love these totes. These large capacity totebags are made from premium canvas and have comfy, wide shoulder straps. Their dimensions are  W14.9″ x H15.7″ with 11″ long handles. And I love that they have a zippered pocket inside to hold a cellphone, wallet and keys.

    Here are a few more of their designs . . .

    Large tote bag with art prints including Monet and Van Gogh. Heavy duty, premium canvas with interior zippered pocket for phone and wallet.
    Portable Travel Garment Steamer is mini-size and only takes 25s to heat up; no spitting, works on most fabrics no worries about water spitting, 120V Black
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    Susan Cooper

    I'm a "woman of a certain age" who loves to travel, preferably in style! There's something exciting about exploring new places, meeting fellow travelers, and experiencing local cuisine. But I also really enjoy relaxing at a cafe. And it's always fun to absorb a little culture and history along the way!

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