In celebration of the holidays and all our passionate travelers out there, the Travel Curator team and our tribe of global tastemakers and travel experts share the must-have travel essentials they’ve coveting this season. Indulge our wanderlust and make room in your stocking for this ultimate women’s travel gift guide – the sky’s the limit.

Melanie Brandman, Travel Curator CEO & Founder

On my holiday gift wishlist:  Caudalie Beauty Elixir Face Mist 

“This is one of my all-time favorite products and something I always travel with. It totally refreshes me during and after a flight which for me ideally is to Marrakech. A stack of Goop Glow Glycolic Acid Overnight Glow Peel in my stocking would also be welcome.”

Sarah Meikle, Travel Curator Contributor & Fashion Consultant @sarahmeiklestyles

On my holiday wishlist:  Slip Silk Embroidered Pillowslip

“I never go anywhere without packing my own pillow slip. It’s a godsend for my sensitive skin when jetlag really messes with my sleep and evokes a sense of luxury and familiarity when you travel.”

Meg Ten Eyck, Travel Curator Director of Analytic Strategies

On my holiday gift wishlist:  Summer Fridays Jetlag Mask

“I have dry skin on the best of days but after a 14-hour red-eye flight to India, my face is nearly sandpaper. The Jetlag Mask is perfect for your under eyes and is a hyper dewy, hydrating mask that soothes dried-out skin without causing breakouts or becoming too oily. “

Natalie Goenaga, Travel Curator Creative and Digital Director

On my holiday gift wishlist:  Lindsay Albanese’s TOPTOTE The Drop 

“So simple yet such a marvelous solution for us hat girls.  I never knew how to carry or pack my hat but this genius magnet connects to your travel bag so you don’t have to squish your sun hat in your luggage when you’re flying off to an idyllic island paradise like Aruba.”

Natasha Silva-Jelly, Travel Curator Editorial Director

On my holiday gift wish list:  Wolf Palermo Pewter Zip Case

“This is a game-changer for us jewelry lovers. I never know where to pack or how to safely store my rings, bracelets and earrings when heading off on the latest adventure vacation, so this chic, practical and discreet little case is just the ticket.”

Kelli Delaney Kot, Travel Curator Contributor and Founder of @KDHamptons

On my holiday gift wishlist: Stoney Clover Lane Backpack

“ I never leave home without my chic, monogrammed Stoney Clover Lane backpack. Not only is it engineered to be super comfortable to house my MacBook Pro and travel essentials without being heavy to carry, but it is also so cute to pair with my cashmere camel “tracksuit” I wear for long flights. The outside big pocket provides easy access to my passport and boarding pass and the whole kit fits easily into the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of me. J’adore!”

Kasia Dietz, Paris-based Travel Writer and Handbag Designer

On my holiday gift wish list: Lalibela by Memo

“Whether it’s a trip to visit family on the Italian Riviera, a jaunt in the Greek Isles or a journey home to New York, this sweet scent bathes my skin with a poetic blend of rose absolute, patchouli and frankincense. I always pack a favorite fragrance to set the mood wherever I’m headed.”

Meagan Morrison, Fashion Illustrator & Founder @TravelWriteDraw

On my holiday gift wish list: Coco Appliqued Silk Charmeuse Set

“For me, nothing says travel decadence like a gorgeous silk pajama set for the plane. Since I’ve spent quite a lot of time in London these past few years, I’ve become a huge fan of Olivia von Halle. This winter I’m lusting after her Coco Appliqued Silk Charmeuse Set which could easily be paired with some heels on landing and take you straight to dinner or hotel bar for a nightcap.”

Henley Vazquez, Founder & CEO of Passported

On my holiday wishlist: Mammut Seon Backpack

“I love this backpack for travel. It’s super flat and can also be carried as a bag if you need it to look less informal for a meeting setting. It has padded pockets for laptops or tablets, fits everything I need, and helps me stay organized – plus it’s thin and light enough that you can throw it in a suitcase.”

Gina Jackson, London-based Travel Photographer/Blogger @ginagoesto

On my holiday wishlist: Skinceuticals Protect Ultra Facial Defense 50+

“I always travel with my SPF to keep my skin protected against all climates, so I wear this every day without fail. I love the entire Skinceuticals skincare range: this SPF moisturizer blends seamlessly into the skin and can be worn under makeup without pilling up.”

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