Long gone are the backpacking days, the days of traveling rough, bouncing from hostel to hostel along the gringo trail. These days it’s all about traveling in style, sampling the finer things in life, basking in the best that luxury travel has to offer. From stylish hand luggage to the essential inflight technology, we round up the 7 ultimate luxury travel accessories you cannot do without, just in time for summer in the northern hemisphere.
| Bags Are Packed and Ready to Go |
If you’re a pro-jetsetter, you know that traveling in style means mixing design, comfort and functionality. Packing well is key, and a piece of carry-on luggage that’s easy to maneuver through airports makes your trip to the gate that much easier. The folks at Bree, a German bag design company that focuses on innovation and utility, have the perfect suitcase for you. It’s incredibly light, super modern and easy to roll through security thanks to high-tech Japanese castors (technical talk for wheels). With this mix of style and simplicity, it’s the perfect bag for corporate travelers or even weekend get-a-ways to say, Miami Beach.
| All Digital Everything |
We live in a digital world, and a very modern digital world at that. Gone are the days of paperbacks, discmans, and boomboxes. It’s a good thing the Caribbean can keep up, because it’s time to break out the Cartagena vacation luxury travel accessories this summer, and we’re not talking beach balls and sandcastles. Get those apps on that iPad and the books downloaded on the Kindle. Be the party starter wherever you go with premium travel speakers by Band & Olufsen. But the real beach toy this year is the Go Pro Hero, ready to capture all your active moments on video.
| Plugged In |
You can’t be geeked out with all your electronics without power. Be sure to stow away the Griffin Powerdock in your suitcase for the ultimate charger. This is especially useful for the corporate traveler or large family needing to liven up many devices. The Powerdock charges up to 5 electronics at once, saving you from hunting around your luxury apartment rental for multiple power sockets.
| Travel Safe With Your Travel Safe |
It happens all the time. You just think it’ll never happen to you…until it does. Theft in foreign lands is beyond prevalent, so be safe and lock it up. No matter if you’re seeing the sights in Buenos Aires or lounging on the warm beaches of Costa Rica, your luxury travel accessories need their very own luxury travel safe! The Dottling Guardian safe is so secure, a thief could take a sledgehammer to it without gaining access to the valuables inside. Talk about high impact resistance.
| Towel Off |
That’s right folks, even the beaches of Jersey shore can feel like some exotic destination when you’re laying on these towels from Maslin & Co. The plush towels are in the shape of animal skins, offered in an array of colors, and can be carried with a unique leather carrier strap – both fashionable AND functional, exactly how the jetsetters do. This would go swimmingly on the sandy shores of South Beach, martini in hand and laying on your cozy yet comfy and favorite luxury travel accessory in Miami. You can thank us later.
| Diaries of a Globe-Trotter |
They say memories last forever, but it sure would help to write them down in the most beautiful notebook ever created. Hermes is an extremely established luxury travel brand, known for their fine luggage and quality goods. Jot down your travels in this calfskin covered notebook so you may look back on fond memories of yesteryear in the written word.
| Give Me A Break |
Go ahead, take a seat. Take a load off your feet. Objets Nomades for Louis Vuitton elevates the art of travel to new heights with this limited edition travel furniture and accessory. The total 16 piece travel inspired collection merges wanderlust, innovative design, and of course, luxury. May this suitcase-turned-foldable chair inspire you to book that dream vacation. We think this look would be oh so chic on the beaches of Brasil. You deserve that break. Relax in style with your ultimate luxury travel accessory in Rio de Janeiro.