If you click on links we provide, we may receive compensation.

Amazon Just Released a Slew of Genius New Travel Finds — All Under $50

Think Apple AirTags, Bagsmart belt bags, and Glow Recipe tinted serums, starting at $7.

Amazon New Arrivals Travel Finds Tout

Travel + Leisure / Daisy Rodriguez

Weekend getaways, tropical excursions, and outdoor staycations are all on the horizon this summer. So if you’re on the hunt for new travel finds that’ll come in handy during your trip, check out this must-see Amazon list. 

Amazon has tons of clever travel essentials, including several new items that just dropped for May. While the Hot New Releases hub doesn’t have a designated travel section, you don’t have to worry because we did the digging for you. That said, you’ll discover breezy dresses, nifty bags, versatile plug converters, and even Apple AirTags — all under $50. 

Amazon New Releases Under $50

Apple AirTag

Apple AirTag


Apple AirTags can locate your wallet, keys, or earbuds, but travelers particularly like to stick them in their luggage. Why? This way, you can keep tabs on your suitcase at any given moment, which will be especially helpful during connecting flights. This single AirTag, which was recently launched at Amazon, is durable, water- and dust-resistant, and is compatible with Apple phones ranging from the iPhone 11 to iPhone 12 Pro Max. 

Larmliss Crewneck Short-Sleeve Tunic Beach Dress with Pockets

Larmliss Baggy Crew Neck Dress for Women Casual Comfy Cotton Short Sleeve Tunic Beach Dresses with Pockets


An easy, breezy dress, like this cute crewneck option, is just the thing to throw on as you head to the beach, walk around the resort, or sightsee with a group. Made with cotton and polyester, you’ll notice the dress is both breathable and lightweight, which is ideal for days spent in the sun. Plus, it’s designed with hidden side pockets to stash your phone, room key, or lip balm. It’s available in midi and maxi lengths, as well as 38 colors and prints. 

Project Cloud Flat Sandals

Project Cloud 100% Genuine Leather Flat Sandals Women Comfortable Beach Essentials Womens Sandals Memory Foam Vacation Essentials Comfy Women's Sandals Slides for Women Footwear (Venita)


With all that walking you’ll be doing this summer, it’s wise to invest in a good pair of sandals. These discounted Project Cloud sandals are a nice option; they have a memory foam insole, adjustable straps, and a non-slip outsole that’s great for stability. The sandals also have a wide toe box and a suede sole that’ll deliver comfort while walking and standing for hours. Shop them in five colors, including tan, black, and beige.

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Hue Drops

Glow Recipe Niacinamide Hue Drops Face Serum - Tinted Serum + Glow Drops to Bronze, Brighten & Hydrate - Skincare Makeup Primer & Highlighter to Blur Pores for a Glowy, Even Skin Tone - Sunglow (40ml)


If you tend to wear less makeup while on vacation, you’ll want to add this Glow Recipe serum to your toiletry bag. The formula delivers all the hydration you love from the brand’s classic best-seller with an added bonus that leaves skin looking sun-kissed. The hue drops have a slightly warm tint that goes on nicely, giving the appearance that you’re wearing, well, nothing. And even though this pick recently launched at Amazon, the tinted serum was already bought more than 2,000 times this past April. 

Bagsmart Belt Bag

BAGSMART Belt Bag for Women Fanny Pack Fashion Waist Packs with Adjustable Strap for Hiking Running Shopping Traveling, Black


Anyone who hates lugging around a big bag will appreciate this Bagsmart belt bag that has pockets galore. Seriously, the bag has a big zippered compartment at the top, complete with several internal pockets to store lip balms, chargers, and micro wallets. It has a second zippered area for small items like keys and IDs, too. And because pickpocketing is no joke, you’ll love that it has an unsuspecting anti-theft zipper lock that’ll prevent sticky fingers from swiping. 

Simple Modern Mesa Water Bottle with Straw Lid

Simple Modern Water Bottle with Straw lid | Insulated Stainless Steel Thermos | Reusable Travel Water Bottles for Gym & Sports | Leak Proof & BPA Free | Mesa Collection | 34oz, Almond Birch


Staying hydrated is a travel must, and if you don’t like drinking lukewarm water, this insulated Simple Modern water bottle will do you a solid. The number-one new release has a double-walled design to keep liquids chilled for hours, even if it’s out in the sun. It has a large mouth and a straw lid that flips downward to prevent leakage. It’s available in 24 and 34 ounces and comes in a multitude of colors, including bright hues like lime green and lavender, as well as classic options like beige, white, and black.   

“Funny Story” by Emily Henry

Funny Story by Emily Henry


Emily Henry’s “People We Meet on Vacation” was pretty much the summer beach read. Yes, this editor even bonded with a vacationer who was also reading the book at a resort in Mexico. So if you’re a Henry fan, check out her latest romance novel that just dropped at Amazon: “Funny Story.” The book delivers a mix of humor, new beginnings, and a slow burn romance that’ll keep you on that lounge chair far longer than you anticipated.  

Mapambo Travel Power Converter

Mapambo 220V to 110V Voltage Converter US to Europe International Universal Travel Power Converter Adapter Combo for Hair Dryer US European EU AU UK Plug Adapter with 1 USB 3 USB C (Type A C G I)


There’s nothing worse than realizing your travel converter doesn’t work with the outlet in your hotel room. Instead of stocking up on multiple adapters, why not opt for this Mapambo converter that’ll work in about 150 countries, including Italy, Singapore, Japan, and Fiji. It has two U.S. three-pronged outlets, one USB port, and three USB-C ports, which can juice up multiple devices at one time. 

Monday Haircare Original Dry Shampoo

MONDAY HAIRCARE Dry Shampoo Original 6.7oz, Freshens Hair, Absorbs Oil, Nourishes with Keratin, Protects Hair


You might miss a wash day or two while out and about, but that doesn’t mean your hair needs to look greasy. That’s where this recently-dropped Monday Haircare dry shampoo comes in. The dry shampoo absorbs the oils on your scalp with just a few sprays, so you can save the slickback for tomorrow. It’s formulated with strand-protecting keratin and has a floral gardenia scent that could totally pass as perfume.  

Taygeer Carry-on Backpack

Amazon Taygeer Carry On Backpack, 35l Travel Backpack for Women Airline Approved, Cute Underseat Personal Item Travel Bag With Shoe Compartment, Casual Daypack Gifts for Friend Hiking Outdoor Weekend,Blue


A stylish backpack that can hold all your weekend essentials? Yep, that’s exactly what this is. The Carry-on Backpack is large enough to hold several outfit changes, your intimates, mini toiletries, hair care essentials, and even an extra pair of shoes due to its 11-by-17-inch build. But that’s just in the main compartment. It also has a double zipper outside with a cushioned pad for a laptop and tablet. The bag even has a luggage strap that can go right over your carry-on handle when you want a break from wearing it on your back.  

Related Articles