Top 30 travel products of 2016 for female business travelers
Posted on December 23 2016
As women entrepreneurs, we travel for business pretty frequently. And, of course, we want to look good and feel good on the go, but sometimes traveling can challenge our daily routine that we work so hard to maintain.
To help make life feel as "normal" as possible while on the go, we have carefully chosen 30 of our favorite business travel products of this year. And talk about perfect timing, since the end of December is one of the busiest travel times of the year!
Try adding some of these products to your business travel checklist for 2017!
This invention by a German company is literally women's dream come true! It can be transformed to the heel height of your choice in seconds. No longer do you need to worry about having to carry several different pair of shoes for the different occasions throughout the day or on your trips! Get a shoe silhouette that is versatile enough for occasions, then it's just a matter of popping on and off different heels depending where you are and where you go! These shoes come in quite a few fun, fashionable styles and colors and are a great shoe to bring along with you during your travels.
Now that we have got shoes that can change heels easily, we have also got shoes that you can change the amount of coverage you need, this is especially helpful during cold weather months. We love the 3-in-1 boots from Bhava Studio! Its construction allows for a gorgeous ankle boot, flattering knee-high option, or fashion forward Over-the-Knee option. Also this transitional style has the perfect 2" heel height for all day wear; you can easily pair it with anything and wear it to any occasion on your business trip.
You get a 4 in 1 with our Taylor reversible silk/cashmere pullover. It reverses from one color to the other on the reverse side, and it has both a V-neck and scoop neckline within one design. One side is solid color, the reverse is has a contrast panel at hem/cuff. Taylor is made with silk/cashmere and comes in pink/gray, beige/grey and red/charcoal/black and will keep you feeling comfortable and stylish all day and all night.
ExOfficio is one of the most recognizable business travel brands for women’s underwear because of its comfortable material, stretchy lace waistband for added comfort and mobility, and quick-drying fabric.
A camisole can be useful in so many ways, especially one that's reversible. The fabric does not wrinkle and will hug your curves without feeling restrictive. This tank comes in a wide range of sizes for all body types from XS-1X and is available in three other basic shades. Perfect for business travel!
ON THE GO
Easily hold your credit cards, cash, identification, boarding pass, business cards, important papers, your hotel room key, a pen and your house or car key. I think it’s safe to say, you’re covered!
No more stained teeth from coffee, bad breath from lunch or dinner, or red mouth from a glass of wine. Carry these in your purse during business travel and always have refreshing teeth and a clean mouth wherever you are.
3. Snacks on the go: BottleBlender GoStak
Pack anything from snacks and vitamins to supplements and powders in the GoStak. Whatever you need by your side during business travel, the GoStak has you covered.
Enjoy the luxury of charging multiple devices at once while charging the device itself wirelessly. It's extremely lightweight and compact great for charging on the go.
It’s inevitable. You’re out and about meeting people, shaking hands, and opening doors all day long. Your hands will touch it ALL. This handy dandy purell jelly wrap can instantly become your favorite keychain, and your cleanest.
You may recognize this smart carry-on from one of our previous blog post on next generation smart luggage (but if you missed it, check it out right here!) With a built-in scale, location tracking, a battery charger and a digital lock, you can rest assured you’re in good hands during business travel.
With three compartments to pack all your cosmetic necessities, you won't feel very far from your home bathroom at all! The top hook allows you to hang the bag on the back of any door or towel rack for more convenient access.
Only gone for a day or two? A classic tote like this will do just the trick. It can fit all your in-flight essentials, including a separate pocket for your iPad. It has many compartments to keep your things organized and protected. Also comes in white!
This gadget helps solve a lot of problems frequent travelers face. First, you can instantly convert a wired network to wireless. You can also charge your phones and tablets with its two-port USB charger. Connect a thumb drive, and you can share files on a mini-network. And while relaxing in your hotel room after a long day, instantly stream your videos, photos, and music to your connected TVs, media players, Chromecast, and other similar devices.
Walk confidently into your meeting knowing you have everything you’ll need to succeed. The large pocket can hold up to a 15” Macbook or a 15.6” PC. It’s covered with quick-access and zippered pocket for your charger, cell phone, glasses, pens, paper, and everything else you need for your meeting.
FOR THE PLANE
Ever try to sleep on a plane with big chunky headphones? Or with earbuds that either put pressure on the inside of your ear or fall out when you tilt your head? These headphones (that’s right, headphones) are bed-friendly and cord-free, and therefore perfect for business travel. Using Bluetooth technology, you can wirelessly connect to your devices and enjoy a surround sound listening experience while lying comfortably.
Comfort & Style. Keds shoes are ideal for business traveling. Keds are designed to control moisture and odor, perfect for walking around town, or the airport. There are dozens of colors and styles to choose from, but no color beats a classic white.
Nothing is more important on a flight than comfort. Avoid getting a stiff neck and sore shoulders with a supportive neck pillow that will keep you comfortable during your travels.
Ensure yourself a peaceful, uninterrupted, and comfortable sleep with this molded eye mask. This mask is specially designed to block out light and ease eye pressure. And we can all agree, a good night sleep is important during travel!
Our Max convertible piece can be easily transformed into a scarf, cape or blanket to best suit your needs. It folds easily to take up minimal space in your bag and is ideal for layering, which is crucial for air travel.
Google Translate can translate between 103 languages by typing, even when you don’t have internet access. It also has camera translation! Snap a pic of a nearby street sign or food menu for instant translation among 29 languages.
The color coded adapter stack helps easily makes finding the right plug for your trip as simple as matching the colors. This stack easily allows you to adapt to over 150 countries, so as long as you keep this handy adapter with you, the sky’s the limit.
This App converts over 190 currencies and four metals! Keep frequently used currencies on quick access, and use a big-button keypad to quickly enter conversion amounts. Plus, it stores the last updated rates so it even works when the Internet doesn't.
After many client meetings and a long day of work, it is time to unwind and enjoy local culture. With this app you can easily find the best nearby restaurants, bars, and food shops in your area and around the world recommended to you by world's top chefs, bartenders, sommeliers and food artisans.
These are the world’s first earpiece translation technology to allow two people to speak different languages simultaneously to have a conversation. The earpiece along with its accompanied mobile app is an end all solution for travelers. Say hello to the end of language barriers! Now you wonder why you ever needed to spend all the time studying a foreign language?! This product is expected to launch in May 2017.
BODY & BEAUTY
The cabin pressure on an airplane combined with the recirculated air can really dry out your skin while traveling. It’s important to hydrate your skin before and after flying so it has moisture to absorb. Another helpful tip for preventing dry skin during business travel, drink lots of water!
Flawless hair is important for women on the go. Before a big meeting, a big event, a luncheon, a quick hair touch-up could be just what we need. And, you don't have to worry about finding a convenient outlet or keeping all your wires from tangling in your carry-on. Win/win!
A fresh, clean, never-once-used, towel is ideal for staying clean on the go. Run one of these towel “tablets” under warm water and a small hand towel will grow. Perfect to keep in your purse or carry-on all year round.
Quick touchups go a long way during business travel. Dry shampoo is ideal for people on-the-go, frequent travelers, after the gym, and busy moms. It extends the life of your blow-out and hair color and adds volume and texture.
Maintain your skin's natural balance while wiping away all the oil and dirt that accumulate and clog your pores after a long day. A clean, beautiful face will never go out of style.
That's all folks!
We hope you enjoyed our picks. Let us know which ones are your favorite! And tell us which business travel products you never leave without. We love hearing from you!
Happy and safe travels!