The 20 Most Popular Travel Essentials AFAR Readers Bought in 2023
Of all the travel products AFAR recommended this year, the most purchased items included luggage, water bottles, and several items for keeping you—and your belongings—safe.
When AFAR recommends travel gear, we hope to guide conscientious travelers to the essentials we’re totally obsessed with, never leave behind, and can’t stop telling our friends about. That way, when buying new gear is necessary, you know you’re making a responsible choice and investing in the best products.
Of the hundreds of products we recommended this year, exactly what you ended up clicking on and buying is also fascinating to us. Here, we count down the top 20 travel products AFAR readers bought the most in 2023, including water bottles for you and your dog, Away luggage, and several safety essentials.
3. Vapur Anti-Bottle Flexible Water Bottle
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Of the 10 reusable water bottles we recommended, AFAR readers opted for packability over sturdiness. The most popular water bottle by far was the Vapur Anti-Bottle, a BPA-free plastic water pouch that can roll up into practically nothing when empty.
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