Must-Have Travel Gear Under $25

  1. iPod Headphone Splitter

    No need to pack two iPods. This ingenious little hub lets both of you listen to the same iPod (it also works with MP3 and portable DVD players).

    $20, Apple.com

  2. Never-Lose-Your-Luggage Tags

    These vibrant luggage tags make it 10 times easier to spot your stuff at baggage claim!

    $17, TravelSmith.com

  3. Gorillapod Tripod

    A honeymoon regret we always hear is, “We have barely any pictures together, since it was just the two of us.” This tripod has flexible joints that make it easy to set up your camera just about anywhere.

    $20, Joby.com

  4. Collapsible Water Cup

    No more clanging dog bowls taking up space in the backseat -- make feeding on the road an easy task with this uber-practical collapsible water cup.

    $9, Wrapables.com

  5. Travel Scale & Measuring Tape

    These days it's best to check it out before you check it in. Be sure to avoid those oh-so-annoying baggage fees with this handy, all-in-one scale and tape measure that allows you to weigh and measure your bag.

    $9, TheSpoonSisters.com

  6. Travel Pillow & Blanket

    We know that your husband’s shoulder makes a great pillow, but give your man a break and invest in a luxurious travel pillow and blanket instead.

    $28, ContainerStore.com

  7. iPod Protector

    Keep your electronics protected from the surf and sand with this hard shell case. We love that there’s a jack for your earbuds so you can rock out even when the case is closed.

    $25, CableOrganizer.com

  8. Carry-on Bottle Set

    Does anyone else hate being restricted to the cosmetic brands in the drugstore sample aisle? That’s why we love this pack! It includes seven empty, travel-sized bottles in a variety of sizes -- all under 3 ounces -- so you can use your regular products.

    $16, Flight001.com