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  1. strategist investigates
    Which PCR and Lateral-Flow Tests Should I Buy for International Travel?We asked medical experts what to look for in PCR and lateral-flow tests and found the best deals on every kind of test you might need.
  2. recommended by experts
    The Best Suitcases, According to Travel Writers, Jet-setters, and ExpertsWe asked photographers, directors, and other frequent fliers to tell us their easy-wheeling recommendations.
  3. strategist investigates
    Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a CarIncluding a round-up of the best car-hire companies and how to navigate their small print.
  4. our shopping cart
    The Guest Strategist Haul: What I Bought in My First Year Living in FinlandNothing makes you step up your aesthetic quite like moving to the Nordics.
  5. this thing’s incredible
    The Best Travel Backpack, According to an International ReporterFrom my bus journey from El Salvador to Mexico, all the way to the Great Wall of China, it’s light, durable, and has never let me down.
  6. this thing’s incredible
    Not a Drop of Water (Even in Tropical Indonesia) Has Breached This BackpackAt an opening in Whitechapel, the artist himself did a double take.
  7. this thing’s incredible
    I Take This (Better Than Compression Socks) Gel on Planes and Long Car JourneysThis gel works within minutes. I’m convinced you can see your legs shrink just seconds after using it.
  8. recommended by experts
    How to Travel and Commute Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak, According to ExpertsYes, you should wear a mask.
  9. this thing’s incredible
    This Padded Foot Sling Makes Economy Feel Like First ClassAnd thanks to this gizmo I was able to sleep on my flight to Singapore.
  10. deal of the day
    This Strategist-Recommended (and Highly Giftable) Neck Pillow Is Seldom on SaleThe Trtl neck pillow folds down to the size of a T-shirt.
  11. this thing’s incredible
    Nearly a Dozen Sleep Masks Later, I’ve Found My Holy GrailIt has padding along its bottom edge to prevent any cracks of light.
  12. this thing’s incredible
    A Travel Writer Found The Best Airplane Pillow And It’s A Padded ScarfSleeping on Flights Is So Much Easier With This Neck Pillow
  13. trust me i should know
    I Flew 46 Times Last Year, and These Are the Toiletries I Packed in My Carry-On Every Frequent Flyer Needs These Liquid-Free Toiletries