No items found.

This small travel gear on Amazon Prime keeps our editors moving on the road

PACKING CORRECTLY FOR TRAVEL takes practice and repetition. The most experienced travelers know to leave the must-have travel items in their travel pack so there’s no chance they will be forgotten. Matador’s Travel and Outdoor editors are among those believers — in fact, each has spent years honing his or her travel setup to be optimized for the type of travel and activities they most frequently embark on, whether that be a yoga retreat or tour of Paris museums. Here are those small travel items, each of which can fit in your travel pack without hogging all the room you need for clothes, laptop, and other must-haves. Every item on this list is available via Amazon Prime. So go ahead — trip out your travel pack and own the road on your next adventure.

Sawyer Products SP 134 TAP Water Filtration System

Gone are the days of needing to buy plastic water bottles when traveling in places without drinkable tap water. The Sawyer Products SP 134 TAP Water Filtration System connects to taps and filters the water into your water bottle, so you can have a zero-waste water source while traveling. The filter is small and portable, and is designed for travel. It can filter up to 500 gallons per day and is reusable. And, it connects to things like hoses and other Sawyer products giving you an extra dose of versatility.

Find the complete list of travel gear compiled by the Matador Team here.


May 7, 2022

Written by
Photo thumbnail Blog Author

Matador Network

Media Mentions from Matador Network

Inspiration and information for the modern adventurer.

Matador is the leading global travel network for a diverse generation of modern adventurers. We empower people with original films, feature articles, city guides, native apps, and event activations to make their dream trip a reality no matter the budget.

We envision a world where travel is a transformative experience that enables us to find the humanity in each other, everywhere. It has the power to connect, heal, and inspire us to plan new adventures that have a positive impact on the world. Connect with us.


Apply the Sawyer Products Premium Permethrin Insect Repellent to clothing and furniture, not skin, to keep pests away.

Chris Thomas
Best Reviews Staff


Plus, everything you need to know about DEET, picaridin, and what's best for safeguarding against ticks and mosquitoes.

Good Housekeeping
Media Mentions from Good Housekeeping


Faster and more efficient than pumping or waiting for chemical treatments, the Sawyer Squeeze System offers on-the-go hydration at a good flow. This product is long-lasting, affordable, reliable, cleanable, and very user-friendly.

Alan Dixon