Travel Tuesday, the day after Cyber Monday when flight deals are abundant, is here. If you're looking to take advantage of a discount flight, you'll likely need some new luggage, pillows and all the other things that make flying comfortable.
We compiled the best deals on travel that we think you’ll want to know about. We also compiled a list of Cyber Monday bestsellers so you can see what other NBC Select readers are shopping for and what's still on sale.
Best Travel Tuesday deals 2023
All of our recommendations below are based on our previous coverage and reporting. We also included a handful of products we’ve tried, including NBC Select Wellness Award, Pet Award, Bed & Bath Award and Giftable Tech award winners. We’re running deals through price trackers like CamelCamelCamel to ensure each product is either at its lowest price ever or its lowest price in at least three months.
Best Travel Tuesday luggage deals
5-star average rating from 201 reviews on Calpak
We’re big fans of Calpak luggage sets, and this one comes with a carry-on, a large check-in suitcase, a five-piece packing cube set and a luggage tag. Both luggage pieces have TSA-approved locks and 360-degree spinner wheels for easier travel, according to the brand.
4.4-star average rating from 2,712 reviews on Amazon
This bundle includes a wheeled carry-on suitcase and matching backpack with built-in laptop storage. For those who want to travel in style, the quilted chevron exterior will turn heads while shielding your essentials from the elements, says the brand.
4.5-star average rating from 559 reviews at Walmart
This three-piece set – which includes 20-, 24- and 28-inch suitcases – comes in multiple bold colors, so you can easily spot your luggage at the airport. All three pieces come with 360-degree rotating wheels, top and side handles for easy lifting and a hardshell exterior to prevent scratches, according to the brand.
4.5-star average rating from 6,167 reviews on Amazon
This suitcase, most ideal for checking and not carrying onto a flight, opens like a book to reveal a spacious interior with a mesh divider and cross straps, according to the brand. American Tourister says it can also expand to increase packing capacity, and comes with top and side handles. There's also 360-degree spinner wheels and a multi-stage aluminum pull handle to ease transport.
This eco-friendly duffle bag is made entirely with recycled fabric and materials, according to Herschel Supply Co. The bag also has a cleverly placed shoe compartment, supportive handles and a removable shoulder strap, says the brand.
4.3-star average rating from 90 reviews at Wild One
If you’re traveling with a canine companion, Shari Uyehara, NBC Select manager of editorial operations, loves the stability of this NBC Select Pet Award winner. “I love that [my dog] Loki’s weight remains balanced in the carrier, but he still has room to move around,” she says. According to the brand, it also comes with a machine-washable quilted mat and multiple pockets for small essentials.
5-star average rating from 154 reviews on Paravel
If you need a spacious bag that is easy to store, this one is foldable and made of ultra-lightweight, water-resistant nylon, according to the brand. It also has a trolley sleeve and barely-there pouch that the bag can be stored into, says Paravel.
Best Cyber Monday travel backpack deals
4.5-star average rating from 37,094 reviews on Amazon
In our guide to the best Amazon travel accessories, Susan Henkel, founder of Ola Travel & Tours, says she prefers a sling bag because it allows her to be nimble instead of weighed down. She recommends this crossbody for its adjustable shoulder strap, multi-pocket storage and abundance of color options.
5-star average rating from 25 reviews on Rains
This sleek and spacious backpack is a downscaled version of the brand's original waterproof backpack but just as effective, thanks to a sizeable flap and carabiner closure that makes it easier to access your belongings. There's also an internal pocket that can hold most laptops up to 15 inches, as well as a main compartment and concealed external pocket for phones, according to the brand.
Best Cyber Monday travel organizers deals
4.5-star average rating from 18,259 reviews on Amazon
This storage case is just 3.2 ounces, which means you can pack away electronics without the fear of additional weight. There are two layers of space which include multiple sized pockets and mesh lining to make locating your essentials easier, according to the brand. Plus, it's waterproof for added protection against the elements, says Fyy.
4.5-star average rating from 11,490 reviews on Amazon
Lowest price ever
These TSA-approved travel bottles, which come in a set of four, are some of our favorite travel accessories on Amazon. They can hold up to 3 ounces of shampoo, conditioner, body wash or any other liquids you plan to pack in your carry-on. The bottles are also made of BPA-free, food-grade silicone so you can take foods like sauce and salad dressing, according to the brand.
4.7-star average rating from 11,297 reviews on Amazon
An Amazon bestseller, this set includes an XL cube, a large cube, a medium cube and a small cube, all of which can be used to store a variety of essentials, including apparel, according to the brand. There's also a laundry bag for dirty clothes, a shoe bag, a toiletry bag and an accessories bag. The entire set, according to Veken, is also made with water-resistant material, breathable mesh and easy-pull zippers.
Best Travel Tuesday wellness deals
4.8-star average rating from 5,864 reviews on Amazon
Tuck this Select Wellness Award winner into your pocket or suitcase to target aches and pains on the go. With three different speeds, ultra-quiet sound insulation and an ergonomic base, you can expect Theragun's deep-penetrating and massage-like technology without sacrificing portability, according to the brand.
4.7-star average rating from 5,652 reviews on Amazon
This lightweight, all-season set is perfect for on the go coziness, according to the brand. The fabric is made with microfleece yarns that feel ultra-soft to the touch and the blanket is big enough to share if needed (65 inches long and 40 inches wide), says EverSnug. Plus, the carrying case comes with a luggage sleeve so you can easily attach it to your suitcase.
4.5-star average rating from 72,945 reviews on Amazon
This pack is included in our guide to the best KN95 masks because it’s on the FDA’s EAU (emergency use authorization) list, has multiple layers and blocks more than 95% particles, according to the brand. It also has ear loops and an adjustable nose bridge for a more comfortable fit, says WWDoll.
Best Cyber Monday travel tech deals
4.7-star average rating from 154,573 reviews on Amazon
Lost luggage is no fun. The Apple AirTag can help you find and/or keep track of your items by syncing it with your smart devices and sticking it in your bag. If your tagged items (like luggage or skis) go missing, you can set your AirTag into “lost mode,” which will automatically notify you when it’s detected back in your network.
4.3-star average rating from 1,762 reviews on Amazon
Whether you're gifting a traveler or treating yourself, this Select Giftable Tech Award winner plugs into any lightning port on most Apple devices, according to the brand. There's also a USB-C version for people with newer iPhone models.
4.5-star average rating from 15,575 reviews on Amazon
This travel-friendly accessory allows you to go hands-free while viewing sports games, movies and other media on a flight. Simply clip the phone holder onto the airplane tray table and mount your phone — the dual joints come with 360-degree rotation so you can orient the phone vertically or horizontally, according to the brand.
Best Travel Tuesday mug deals
4.7-star average rating from 3,329 reviews at Yeti
This 16-ounce reusable tumbler is vacuum insulated to keep drinks hot or chilled for hours, as well as dishwasher-safe, according to Yeti. The pint-sized vessels are also stackable when you remove the included lid, so they’re great to take multiple on the go and easy to store at home.
Best Travel Tuesday sales 2023
Here are the best Travel Tuesday sales that we think you’ll want to know about.
- Calpak: Up to 60% off sitewide
- Diggs: 20% off sitewide with code CYBER20
- Tumi: Semi-annual sale is going on now with discounts on luggage and more
- Herschel Supply Co.: Up to 50% off
- Lo & Sons: Up to 70% off
- Monos: Up to 40% off with code CYBERWEEK
- Mark & Graham: Up to 70% off + an extra 30% off clearance with code MERRY
- Dagne Dover: 25% off sitewide
- Samsonite: 30% off + extra 10% off sitewide
- Paravel: Up to 40% off sitewide
- Hydro Flask: 25% off limited edition + online exclusive items
- July: Bundle items and save up to 20%
- Trtl: Up to 40% off + free gifts
- Stasher: 25% off sitewide + 30% off sale items
- REI: Up to 50% off select brands and items
- Cadence: 25% off sitewide with code BESTGIFT25
- Bellroy: Take up to $100 off your purchase sitewide
- Bagsmart: Up to 40% off sitewide
- Nike: Up to 60% off accessories and equipment
- eBags: 60% off backpacks and other travel essentials
- Rothy's: Up to 30% off sitewide, including bags and accessories
- Baboon to the Moon: 25% off everything
- Cotopaxi: Up to 50% off select styles
- Travelpro: Up to 50% off sitewide
- Adidas: Up to 30% off backpacks
When is Travel Tuesday 2023?
Travel Tuesday takes place every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Travel Tuesday 2023 falls on Nov. 28 and follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Interestingly, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer just 24-hour events, experts say. They’re morphed into weeks of doorbuster deals, and some early sales start in October or November. Throughout the next few days, we’ll continue updating you about new savings opportunities, as well as tips about what to buy during the event and what you may want to wait on purchasing.
Why trust Select?
Nikki Brown is an SEO Editor for Select who has covered deals and sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To round up the best Cyber Monday travel deals, she found discounted products either at their lowest price ever or their lowest price in three months.