These Are the Must-Have Summer Products for “Carry-On Only” Travel

Whether you’re hoping to avoid rising baggage fees or just prefer the convenience of traveling light, eschewing checked bags in place of a carry-on can come with plenty of packing challenges. Looking for some convenient solutions for carry-on travel this summer? Read on for the must-have products of summer that will make packing light a breeze.

Sun Protection

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Summer travel means extra space in your carry-on for everything you need to keep your skin safe. Get an all-in-one solution with the new sun Travel Essentials travel-friendly set from doTERRA.

Summer Skin

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Packed in a water-resistant travel bag, the kit includes doTERRA sun Face + Body Mineral Sunscreen Stick, a travel-sized doTERRA sun After Sun Restorative Body Mist (3.4 oz), and doTERRA sun Mineral Sunscreen Lip Balm, a brand-new lip balm with added SPF 20 protection.

Enjoy the Outdoors

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If your summer travel plans include the great outdoors or somewhere tropical, bug repellent is a must-have addition to your carry-on bag. Adirondack Fragrance Farm‘s bug repellent wipes are a carry-on-friendly solution safe for both children and adults that provide long-lasting protection against mosquitos, black flies, and other biting insects.

Summer Safe

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Or, try Adirondack Fragrance Farm’s bug repellent balm. Crafted with all-natural, skin-nourishing ingredients like coconut oil, shea butter, and vitamin E oil, they offer a skin-friendly solution for pesky bugs and provide long-lasting relief.

All Natural

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Adirondack Frangerace Farm also offers an array of additional insect solutions, including candles and sprays, that will last you the entire season, no matter where your adventures take you.

Innovative Skincare

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If you’re looking for a summer sunscreen solution you’ll actually wear, it’s time to try Visor. This 100% clear sunscreen is oil-free, alcohol-free, and fragrance-free. It is considered a cost-effective dupe for Supergoop’s Unseen Sunscreen, but even better. This skin-friendly SPF leaves no unflattering white residue behind while providing anti-aging and skin-brightening ingredients like hyaluronic acid and Vitamin C that leave skin looking even more vibrant. Grab a travel-sized bottle for your carry-on this summer.

Summer Scents

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This is a summer travel solution for perfume you’ll be using year-round. SAFA offers a collection of its exclusive perfumes in convenient, travel-friendly roller bottles, perfect for on-the-go use no matter where you’re headed. The brand’s popular Rosé Oil – a blend of Bulgarian Damask essential oil and cold-pressed, unrefined carrier oils – is undeniably the scent of the summer. It takes 30 Bulgarian Damask roses to form just one drop of this precious essential oil!

Grab and Go

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Another addicting summer scent from SAFA is Vanillé, an organic blend of Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract and cold-pressed, organic unrefined carrier oils. This convenient roller bottle is packed with Arabian Sambac Jasmine Petals for an even more intoxicating summer scent.

Relax on the Road

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Or, grab the Lavandé perfume oil roller bottle for a relaxing travel day experience, no matter where you find yourself. The lavender essence and petals floating throughout the bottle are sources from Europe, ready for their return on your European summer vacation.

Travel Sized

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There’s nothing like the frustration of untangling necklaces from earrings and bracelets at the end of every travel day. Glazd Jewels offers a carry-on-friendly solution for this madness: a compact and cute heart-shaped jewelry organizer that stores all your travel-worthy treasures – and then some!

Offero Collection

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Make the most of just a little carry-on space with a slender and stylish Offero theft-deterrent wallet. These luxury wallets are available in black and cream premium leather. The interior is 100% cotton canvas lined with Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) protection to keep personal information secure from digital pickpockets. The wallet also has a removable wristlet strap so it can be worn as a clutch.

Safe And Stylish

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Don’t forget your personal item! Offero also makes theft-deterrent crossbody bags that offer even more protection – and style. You’d never know these stunning bags offer hidden features to keep all your belongings safe, including a slash-proof lining, RFID protection to prevent digital skimming of your personal information, and a patented combination lock connecting the straps to the bag, which allows users to wrap the strap around a table, chair, or shopping cart to prevent the bag from being stolen.

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Carley Rojas Avila is a bilingual New York-based travel writer, editor, content marketer, and the founder of the digital travel publications Explorers Away and Home to Havana. Carley is an expert on all things Latin America, the Caribbean, and Cuba, having lived and worked in four different countries in the region. Her writing has appeared on the Associated Press wires and in Travel + Leisure, Yahoo, MSN, Euronews, The Weather Channel, and more. When she's not writing about her travels, find her front row at a Bad Bunny concert, befriending street cats, and taste-testing every pizza in Havana.