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Tips and products to make your stay in the terminal a whole lot more bearable when your flight gets canceled

This toiletry case is waterproof (like fully submersible waterproof) and made from a light TPU construction that tips the scales at 2.75 ounces. And it has the best of both worlds: the solid base and wide-mouth opening are ideal for countertop use, and the hanging loop allows you to take…

“Quite simply, this is the perfect travel pack,” wrote our Buyer’s Guide tester of the 45-liter Peak Design pack. “ There are pockets for just about everything, including a hidden one for passports, a soft-lined one for sunglasses, and a padded one for a laptop.”…

Car rental companies have been struggling post-pandemic with a surge in demand and limited supply—but don’t let that stop you from going on the trip you’ve been dreaming about during lockdown

“This clever pack is padded, to safeguard electronics, and has separate compartments for clean and dirty gear,” wrote Buyer’s Guide tester Melissa McGibbon. “The back straps are made of comfy closed-cell foam, and the Praxus (and women’s Proxy) fits in an overhead bin.”…

Our experts sought out epic adventures in every landscape, from new desert outposts to off-the-grid wellness retreats, with plenty of trails, beaches, and base camps to fill up your 2022 travel calendar. Be flexible, plan smart, and let these 30 escapes inspire you. PLUS: Come with us! Travel with Outside editors to Alaska, Patagonia, Mount Everest Base Camp, and the French Alps.

If you’re still rolling up your midlayer to use as a pillow on the trail, it’s time to upgrade. The Premium weighs just 2.8 ounces, but inflates to five inches thick in just a few breaths.

Made with recycled material, the Black Hole is a travel companion that you can feel good about. It’s equipped with an internal sleeve for laptop storage and smaller pockets for a wallet or phone. Our tester noted the Black Hole is also a great option for pure gear hauling.

How to tackle Chilean Patagonia’s Dientes de Navarino, the most unpredictable trek in the world

A new wave of companies disrupting private-plane travel have made it more accessible to hop on a small chartered flight to regional destinations that are closer to outdoor playgrounds than any large airport

We named the 40-liter Dakine Terminal Spinner the best carry-on luggage in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide. “Dakine may have read our minds when it designed this smooth four-wheel roller, which addresses some of the biggest pain points of carry-on travel,” our tester wrote.

The Porter 46-liter travel pack is one of our staff favorites. “The 46-liter capacity is perfect for international travel, and the side compression straps allow me to adjust the bag to different amounts of gear,” our tester wrote.

It might not be time to head out on a big excursion yet, but it's a great time to get inspired.

This tee is one of our favorite shirts that cut down on odor. The Japanese polyester “makes it very lightweight, exceptionally breathable, and helps the shirt hold its shape,” wrote tester Bryan Rogala. Those features make it great for travel: “It’s easy to wash in a bathtub,…

Skiers Lexi duPont and Drew Tabke seek out ski lines from the air

The Department of Transportation has finally reclassified emotional support animals as pets. Here's how that will affect your ability to fly with your dog next year. 

If you work in an open space area or spend time traveling, these headphones are essential. We recommended them for getting work done while on the go because they have Bose’s top-notch noise cancellation technology, 20 hours of battery life, and are compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Whether you're planning to head on a rugged adventure, a weekend getaway, or an extended expedition, this gear will get you where you're going

This new one-bag travel solution provides order in a chaotic world

These tablets make freshening up on the go a breeze. Just chew one up and brush. The spearmint and neroli version is our favorite, but the toothpaste pellets come in an assortment of flavors, including bubblegum, lime, and juniper berry.

What a locked-down Outside travel editor has been making to eat her way around the world during the pandemic

Eastern Airlines relaunched in January with a plan to fly adventurous millennials to underserved locales. Then the pandemic hit, and the company had to get creative.

Meet Robb Jankura, bike builder turned camera-gear designer

You don't need to invest in a lot of equipment and expensive photography classes to get high-quality shots. Just use these simple tricks, courtesy of a professional travel photographer.

This simple cushion that rescued me on a long-haul flight has become my ultimate work-from-home hack

With the airline industry struggling because of COVID-19, summer, fall, and winter plane fares to adventure destinations are hitting unprecedented lows. Airlines are also offering free change and cancellation fees. Should you hop on these deals now or wait and see? We consulted industry experts to find out—and rounded up some of the best fares out there.

While there are far more serious problems facing the world, for some people whether or not to travel in the weeks and months ahead has become a confusing and heated topic. Here's what a longtime travel writer thinks.

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but not if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable headphone options stack up.

One of the many things that COVID-19 has taught us is to always consider buying a travel insurance policy. If you bought travel insurance for a trip you have to cancel during the travel bans, you may or may not be covered. Here's how to protect yourself now and on future trips.

Yes, it's serious, and it's time to start taking some practical precautions

The best luggage for the overhead bin and the space under your seat

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but you can find good sound quality if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable options stack up.

Practical steps anyone can take to minimize exposure to the next possible pandemic

When it comes to bringing a personal item on a plane, I like to keep it simple. This is the bag I grab before every flight.

This simple bag is all you need for airline travel

From reading material to the perfect breezy outfit, these 10 items deserve space in your suitcase

From visiting Alaska's fat bears to traveling solo across Scotland, here's how we're spending our PTO

Mexico's 775-mile-long Baja Peninsula is a magnet for travelers in search of their own arid slice of adventure paradise. From surfing to mountain biking to beach lounging, here's how to get off the beaten path and do it right.

The Department of Transportation might ban ESAs from air travel

From Hawaii to the Swiss Alps, what are the epic trips that nobody else is doing? We found a few.

The Flip 30 is smaller than your smartphone, but it has the juice to recharge your device up to three times. Plus, the USB is compatible with phones, cameras, and solar panels.

Starting today, Alaska Airlines' latest fare sale tackles two of the greatest obstacles to seeing the northern lights—price and timing

I traveled through three climates in three weeks and didn't check a bag. Here's how I packed.

With collective mega-passes, more direct flights, and super-dialed snow forecasts, it’s never been a better time to plan a destination ski trip. Our up-to-date guide has you covered for packing the most into a weekend getaway.

A well-packed ski bag can mean the difference between an epic holiday and trashed gear. Here's how to do it right.

A well-packed ski bag can mean the difference between an epic holiday and trashed gear. Here's how to do it right.

A new lodge in Bolivia’s Uyuni salt flats exponentially ups the awe factor

Airport security is no match for this set. Your clothes will stay organized, accessible, and dry, thanks to the water-repellent and stain-resistant coating.

Snag some major airfare discounts on your next trip

Nothing puts a damper on a vacation like losing your wallet, laptop, or luggage. This technology will help you keep track of what's most important.

Heed this expert advice before you cancel a flight or abandon a dream destination

Filson’s Ranger Pack is made to last you a lifetime, thanks to features like rugged twill fabric and bridle-leather buckles. “It has everything you need without being overkill, and its simple design means there’s less to wear out,” wrote our tester.

Gearing up for a trip to Italy, Outside assistant editor Kaelyn Lynch gathered some popular travel accessories to put to the test

The right gear and packing methods can save you baggage fees and ensure the essentials arrive with you

Alaska Airlines's latest flight promotion to Hawaii offers cheaper tickets for bigger waves—but you only have a few days to snag a deal

Yes, you should fly less, but it's complicated. Here's a guide to when you should take a plane, when you shouldn't, and how to be a more conscious traveler.

Most airlines have a policy for handling such matters. Here's how to avoid the same fate.

The answer: it depends. But we read through the fine print so you don't have to.

Choose the right card, and you might not pay a cent for your next vacation

Instagram can make even the most far-flung places seem accessible. But how much does it really cost to get the shot?

On a plane ride over the Mountain West, a grieving father retraces his adventurous youth and searches for solace in the rugged landscapes that molded him

A professional videographer shares his years of knowledge on how to make sure your devices arrive in one piece

From baggage fees to rental cars, here are the common mistakes that will cost you when traveling—and how to avoid them

Which seat reigns supreme? We polled you (and our editors) to find out.

Riding to your flight is the ultimate in smugness

Forget dorky sun hats and zip-off pants. These versatile pieces will keep you looking great and your carry-on light—no matter the adventure.

Never lose your keys or wallet again with the Tile Pro. We found this tracker so handy that it earned a spot in our 2019 Summer Buyer’s Guide. “If you’re within 300 feet of the Tile, you can see its location on the phone app and make it chime,…

Together, Outside and Cairn have expertly curated three limited-release gear boxes, for travel, fitness, and water pursuits

If you think travel agents disappeared completely in the age of online booking, think again. They're back—in a whole new, modern form.

6 pieces of good-looking men's apparel and gear to help you travel smart

When it comes to select essentials, spending more now will save you money later

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