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8 Travel Must-Haves Under RM20 That Will Confirm Pass The Airport Baggage Check

For the year-end holiday.

Cover image via Pina Pina & Alphonsus Chern/The Straits Times

This article is not sponsored. We just know the pain of having to throw things out at baggage checkpoints.

Getting stopped by airport security can be really embarrassing

Not to mention, saying your last tearful goodbyes to your moisturiser as the security tosses it out because it exceeded the limit.

Yeah, that sucks.

So we put together a list of travel must-haves and where you can get them to help make your packing hella convenient:

1. Travel toiletries bag with a hook

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Toiletry bags with hooks are super convenient, especially when you're travelling to a new country.

It's a simple alternative to carry toiletries and reduces the chances of losing any item while travelling. All you need to do is to hook it up in the bathroom during your stay.

You can get a bag from several Lazada sellers for about RM10 - RM15.

2. Garnier micellar cleansing water (50ml)

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You can find tons of online reviews on Garnier's micellar water. It has been raved about for being a great makeup remover - and is super handy for travelling. I mean, how cute is this tiny bottle!

You can get this for RM7.90 from Watsons and Guardian.

3. Universal travel adaptor

Although some hotels provide universal travel adaptors, it's still important to bring along your own just in case. You don't wanna risk having no adaptor to charge your phone in a new country.

You can get a universal travel adaptor for about RM5 - RM10 on Lazada.

4. Biore makeup remover wipes

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Makeup wipes are also convenient to carry around while travelling. They are a quick and easy way to clean your face, especially if you've had a long day of activities, shopping, or partying.

You can get one pack for RM7.30, two packs for RM11.76 from Watsons, or a single pack for RM6.21 from Guardian

5. Facial sheet masks from friends' holidays neglected in your closet

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Now is the best time to whip out that face mask you received from all the trips your friends made to Korea and Japan.

Flights can dehydrate your skin and using a face mask can help give it the love and moisture it deserves.

You can get face masks between RM5 - RM10 at Watsons, Guardian, or on Hermo

6. Collapsible water bottle

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Instead of spending money buying water, you can carry this collapsible bottle and refill it at the airport's water station once you've checked in.

You can get it for RM18.50 on Shopee.

7. Innisfree hand cream (30ml)

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Moisturise, baby! Your skin needs some lovin' after a flight, so slather on some hand cream - just make sure it's under 100ml!

These cute 30ml Innisfree hand creams are perfect for travelling and can slot into almost any bag.

You can get it for RM17 from Innisfree.

8. Portable extension socket

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If you're travelling in a group, this portable extension plug with USB will come in really handy! There's an option to purchase either the EU, UK, or US plug as you checkout.

You can get it for RM18.90 on Lazada.

What are some other travel essentials that we missed? Let us know. Also, share this with someone you're travelling with soon!

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