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Dollar Tree Essentials for Traveling

Packing for a road trip can be overwhelming and expensive. But, it doesn’t have to be. We have compiled a list of essential travel items that can be purchased at the Dollar Tree.

Health & Wellness Items

  • Name brand or generic versions of certain medications (Tylenol, Aspirin, Benadryl, etc)
  • Antacids
  • Cough drops and cold medication
  • Pain relief gels, patches, and creams
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer bottles
  • Anti-bacterial wipes
  • Eye drops
  • Sunscreen
  • Aloe Vera

Personal Care Items

  • Travel size toiletries (shampoo & conditioner, soap, deodorant, etc)
  • Toothbrushes with travel holders
  • Toothpaste
  • Lip balm
  • Razors
  • Scissors
  • Manicure Set

Food & Drink

  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Chips
  • Pretzels
  • Fruit snacks
  • Granola bars
  • Candy
  • Gum and mints
  • Trail mix
  • Juice boxes
  • Water

Travel Items for Kids

  • Books
  • Coloring books and activity sets
  • Beach toys
  • Bubbles
  • Glow sticks
  • Notebooks
  • Crayons and colored pencils
  • Reusable water bottle or sippy cup
  • Plastic containers for snack storage

Miscellaneous Items

  • Baby wipes
  • Baby powder (for getting sand off)
  • Kleenex
  • Disposable bags for trash
  • Ziploc plastic bags
  • Small flashlights and/or nightlights
  • Travel size laundry detergent, fabric softener, and dryer sheets
  • Batteries
  • Mesh laundry bags
  • Flip flops
I hope this list helps you the next time you pack for a road trip. Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments below!

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