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The best early Prime Day travel deals you can shop right now — as low as $9



The best early Prime Day travel deals you can shop right now — as low as

Did you hear? Amazon Prime Day is just about a week away (July 16 and 17), and don’t tell anyone, but you can get a head start on shopping for some of the event’s best deals. As a shopping editor, every year I find some of the best travel deals days before the mayhem starts and this year, there are 10, in particular, that are actually worth the investment — I’m talking up to 58% off luggage and a few of my personal favorite travel accessories.

Also, to be completely honest with you, some early Prime Day deals just aren’t that great. So, to make sure you’re actually getting the good stuff, we’ve rounded up the 10 best travel deals that are actually noteworthy. For instance, we love this $9 phone holder that one flight attendant uses when she’s not on the clock, this eight-piece packing cube set that keeps your luggage organized and, speaking of luggage, this two-piece Samsonite hard side luggage set is a whopping $260 off for Prime members.

Keep scrolling to check out the full list and be sure to take a look at the best early Prime Day 2024 deals across a bunch of categories.


Traveling alone can be isolating enough, but it’s even worse with no on-board entertainment (especially when the free entertainment is snooze-worthy). If you’re willing to take matters into your own hands and watch your favorite shows on your phone, snag this $9 phone holder that attaches to any stowed tray table. Best of all, though, it holds your phone in place at eye level, so you won’t strain your neck while you watch.

“As a commuting flight attendant, [this] comes in very handy,” one impressed shopper wrote. “At home, I like it propped up on the counter.”

$9 at Amazon


Today, traveling isn’t as simple as grabbing a bag and heading out the door. Now, you likely have to make sure you pack your laptop, tablet and your phone — and you can’t forget the chargers for each device! This case keeps all of the cables you need neatly organized and even has different layers and compartments to make sure nothing gets tangled.

“This is perfect for all the cords and gadgets for a flight,” one five-star reviewer wrote. “It’s about the size of my hand, and even comes with a wrist band. This is very lightweight, but really nice quality.”

$10 at Amazon


I’ve found that traveling is always smooth sailing for me when all of my documents and credit cards are easily accessible, and the easiest way to do this is by combining everything you need into one. This faux leather passport case also functions as a wallet, so you’re able to store your passport, credit cards, some cash, driver’s license, boarding pass and even your SIM card all in one pouch. It’s also waterproof and has an RFID-blocking shield to keep all of your cards and private information safe from unauthorized scans.

“It’s always a hassle in the airport keeping track of everything, but this helps keep it all in one place. I even had vaccination papers I needed that fit well inside,” one shopper wrote

$14 at Amazon


If your feet sometimes swell when you fly, you’re not alone — it’s caused by cabin pressure, and investing in some good compression socks is an easy fix. They help increase blood circulation, especially if you’re on a lengthy flight and will be sitting for hours on end. These popular compression socks have over 59,000 five-star reviews on Amazon and shoppers say they’re even great for travelers with big calves.

“Best compression socks I have ever bought,” one happy traveler said. “These are great quality and easy to put on but do not ‘strangle’ my calves. The compression is consistent after using and washing for months — they do not lose their elasticity.”

$14 at Amazon


You know what they say — once you use packing cubes, you won’t go back. If you don’t believe us, just take it from the travel pros, themselves. Frequent flyers and travel crew members say packing cubes is their secret to staying organized when they travel. They also just make everything easy to find when you’re essentially living out of a suitcase while on vacation. This No. 1 bestselling eight-piece set includes four packing cubes, an accessories pouch, a shoe bag, a laundry bag and a hanging toiletry case.

“I was told by a fellow flight attendant to get these,” one flight crew member wrote. “I researched them and figured I’d give them a try, [and I’m] very glad I did… I pack a full week’s worth of clothes in one cube. Man, does it save space.”

$26 at Amazon


Planes are notoriously noisy and a bit uncomfortable. No matter how quiet the passengers are, there’s no way to make that engine any less of a distraction. So, if you’re trying to get some Zs, you may need some extra reinforcements. This three-piece set comes with everything you need: a memory foam neck pillow, a contoured eye mask and earplugs. It even comes with a drawstring carrying bag for you to store everything once you land.

“This is a must-have. A lifesaver,” one relieved shopper wrote. “[It] provides quality neck and shoulder support, [is] very comfortable and, as an added surprise, the eye mask and easy cushioned allows for the perfect amount of relaxation.”

$24 at Amazon


Prime members, this one’s for you! If you’ve been meaning to upgrade your current luggage, but don’t want to spend over $50, this two-piece deal is right up your alley. It comes with a 20-inch carry-on suitcase and a personal item bag that slides over the carry-on’s handle with a trolley sleeve. Each piece even has external zippered compartments to store your wallet, passport or any items you need to quickly reach when you’re running to your gate.

“I’m a flight attendant and I absolutely love this luggage set,” one travel pro wrote. “Sure, there are other brands to recommend, but this was a pleasant surprise. I am shocked at how durable and dependable this set is.”

$35 at Amazon


When we see an item from a recognizable luggage brand for over 50% off, we stop in our tracks. This hard side spinner carry-on is 58% off and easily fits in most plane’s overhead bins. In fact, it’s been specifically tested on United, American, Delta, Southwest and Allegiant airlines and passed with flying colors. If you’re heading back from a trip and need to pack some souvenirs, you can even toss them in since this suitcase is also expandable.

“Lots of room for such a small suitcase,” one reviewer explained. “Easy to maneuver both ways — front and sideways. I used it on my first flight, through four airports.”

$59 at Amazon


You really can’t go wrong with Samsonite. This luggage brand is one of the most recognizable and trusted in the world since it’s been around for years and its pieces are extremely durable. If you’re looking for a hard side checked luggage piece that can take a beating in baggage claim while keeping your things safe and secure, this is the one to buy. It’s also expandable, allowing you to fit more by just undoing the extra zipper.

One shopper traveled to three countries and six airports over six months with this suitcase and said it’s “remained dent-free.”

$125 at Amazon


One of the best deals of the bunch, this two-piece Samsonite luggage set comes with everything you need for your trip: a carry-on and a large checked suitcase. With a deal that’s exclusive to Prime members, this set looks super luxe and expensive, but is actually under $220 for the pair. Each piece is also expandable and has whisper-silent 360° spinner wheels. They both also have divider pockets and cross ribbons for easy built-in organization.

“I can’t say enough good things about my Samsonite hard luggage,” one impressed reviewer wrote. “It’s incredibly durable and built to withstand even the toughest travel conditions… The wheels glide smoothly, making it easy to maneuver through airports and crowded streets.”

$220 at Amazon

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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