11 Essential Travel Products That Are on Major Sale for Amazon Prime Day
With deals on luggage, backpacks, coolers, headphones and more, travelers will love these Prime Day picks.
The day has finally arrived! Prime Day, aka Amazon's version of Black Friday, is happening now through July 17 at 11:59 p.m. PDT, and we are here for ALL of the travel deals. Whether you need to upgrade your worn-out luggage or snag an insane deal on the favorite cooler with an "ice-for-days" reputation, check out some of the best discounts we've seen on travel items this year. Not a Prime Member yet? Sign up for a 30-day free trial now to get in on all the Prime Day deals.
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Whether you're traveling to a foreign country or trying to pack light on a backpacking trip, a water filter like this one from LifeStraw can give you peace of mind about drinking from an unfamiliar water source. The filter removes 99.99% of bacteria and parasites and removes microplastics.
BUY IT: Amazon, $9.99 (normally $24.95)
Herschel Supply Co. backpacks have such a classic look and this gray Little America Backpack is a great unisex option for a weekend or carry-on bag. With contoured shoulder straps and an internal laptop sleeve, it'd also make a great everyday bag for work or school.
BUY IT: Amazon, $62.99 (normally $99.99)
You may not think of a DNA kit as a travel item, but if you want to try out the trend of ancestry travel, getting your DNA tested is a great place to start. This Geno 2.0 Next Generation DNA kit from National Geographic and powered by Helix will give you a breakdown of your regional ancestry by percentage, going as far back as 500,000 years.
BUY IT: Amazon, $49.97 (normally $99.95)
This sage-colored waterproof Columbia jacket will be your new go-to outwear when traveling. It's versatile and good for layering, plus the drawstring at the waist provides a flattering fit. If you want more of a pop of color, this waterproof Columbia Arcadia II Jacket in Red Hibiscus is also on major sale.
BUY IT: Amazon, $29.99 (normally $110)
Need to upgrade your luggage or find the perfect gift for a traveling friend? Score major deals on Samsonite luggage that's up to 70 percent off today.
Every traveler needs a good on-the-go mug, and some travelers need two, especially if you're prone to leave one at your office or in your car. The Contigo AUTOSEAL West Loop Travel Mugs features spill-proof lids and keeps drinks hot up to seven hours or cold for up to 18 hours.
BUY IT: Amazon, $21.99 (normally $31.40)