We all know traveling sucks, right? Whether it’s the cramped seats, the awkward posture, or the constant noise, travel can be extremely uncomfortable.

But what if there was a way to make flying easier and more comfortable? Enter the travel gadget.

We’ve rounded up the best travel gadgets for long flights. From a neck pillow to Bluetooth eye masks, these are the gadgets that will help you relax during your flight.

Best gadgets for airplane travel. Top sellers

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Top travel gadgets for long flights

There are plenty of ways to keep yourself entertained during long flights. We’ve compiled a list of the best travel gadgets that can save you a ton of money while you’re flying.

Noise Canceling Headphones

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Take your music with you wherever you go, whether you’re flying, running, cycling or working. Music is part of everyday life for most people – we couldn’t function without it.

The noise cancelling headphones have great sound quality and are great for use in noisy environments and are the perfect travel companion.

Sleep Mask preferably Bluetooth eye mask

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Perfect for travel or when sleeping, it will keep you eyes shut, while the soft material will keep you comfortable.

The wireless Bluetooth earbuds are designed to give you a high quality listening experience on the go. These earbuds have a comfortable and secure fit, ensuring that you are able to enjoy the music, movies, and podcasts you are listening to.

Have a look at our article about the Best Bluetooth Sleeping Eye Mask to learn more about these devices.

Huzi Infinity Pillow

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Huzi Infinity Pillow - Home Travel Soft Neck Scarf Support Sleep (Grey)
  • INFINITY PILLOW - The patented travel pillow designed for all resting positions, with full adjustability, 360° support and incredible breathability.
  • VERSATILE DESIGN - Adjust the portable neck pillow and find your perfect sleep position anywhere, whether you’re in the window or middle seat, on your home sofa or the hotel bed, at the office or on your commute. Neck support, lumbar pillow, chin support, desk pillow, noise canceling pillow – you’ve got them all in this unique design.
  • AIRY COMFORT - Sleep better than ever with the perfect balance of softness and support. Relieve your neck pain or backache as you rest on this plushy wearable cloud.
  • BREATHABLE MATERIALS - Made of high quality super soft bamboo fabric and luxurious layers of microfiber, made 3 times more breathable than cotton so you’re always sleeping cool.
  • MACHINE WASHABLE - Simply toss it in the washer, and it becomes all fresh, breezy and fluffy again.

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When it comes to soft travel pillows for airline travel, you’ve got tons of options, and most of them are expensive. And for good reason – they’re designed for comfort.

But with the Huzi Infinity Pillow, you get a pillow that not only provides incredible comfort, but is also totally portable.

No matter where your flight takes you, this pillow will keep you comfortable and supported throughout the journey. The pillow even folds up small, making it easy to store away in your suitcase or carry around with you. With this pillow, you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for convenience.

Travel Backpack

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The air travel backpack is designed to let you enjoy the freedom of traveling, and keep all your things organized.

A good backpack is the perfect travel gadget for business trips, weekend trips, holidays or just daily life.

Choose a model compact and ultra-light backpack with lots of pockets for carrying all your belongings.

Travel Blanket

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A travel blanket is a must-have for those long trips where you want to stay warm and cozy while avoiding the dreaded airplane blankets.

This is the perfect companion if you’re traveling somewhere cold.

Kindle

Kindle Oasis – With 7” display and page turn buttons - Ad-Supported
  • Our best 7", 300 ppi flush-front Paperwhite display.
  • Adjustable warm light to shift screen shade from white to amber.
  • Waterproof (IPX8) so you can read in the bath or by the pool. Your Kindle has been tested to withstand accidental immersion in water.
  • Thin and light ergonomic design with page turn buttons.
  • Reads like real paper with the latest e-ink technology for fast page turns.

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You’ll love the Kindle for long flights.

Lightweight and compact, it takes up very little space in your carry on bag. With over 1.5 million books, the Kindle is your gateway to the world.

Power Bank

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The power banks are compact, lightweight and capable of charging multiple devices at once. The ideal way to stay connected, charge your mobile and have extra juice.

IPad

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2022 Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Starlight (5th Generation)
  • 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, P3 wide color, and an antireflective coating
  • Apple M1 chip with Neural Engine
  • 12MP Wide camera
  • 12MP Ultra Wide front camera with Center Stage
  • Up to 256GB of storage

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For years travelers have been using their electronic devices during long flights.

Whether you want to catch up on some reading, watch your favorite TV shows or simply relax and catch up on some sleep, the iPad is the ideal way to pass the time.

Neck Pillow

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MLVOC Travel Pillow 100% Pure Memory Foam Neck Pillow, Comfortable & Breathable Cover, Machine...
  • 【Provide Perfect Support】With perfect curves shape design, this memory foam travel pillow can better fix your neck, prevents head from falling forward, relieves neck pain during travel. The added adjustable rope lock, you can adjust the angle and the size of the pillow randomly, meeting different neck size requirements, choose to provide support and comfort where you need it.
  • 【New Design Sweat-Resistant/ Washable Cover】Our memory foam pillow is covered with breathable and super soft magnetic therapy cloth, millions of tiny premium microbeads inside, a self-developed sweat-resistant fabric, provides the maximum comfort on your trip. The pillowcase is machine washable, so you will always get a fresh and clean pillow on your journey.
  • 【New Design Premium Memory Foam】Enjoy our superior-quality memory foam travel pillow. The luxury memory foam filler use the 5 seconds return technology, comfort and durable, cushions the body and relieves painful pressure points for ultimate relaxation.
  • 【The Best Choice For Travel】Everyone need a high quality memory foam travel neck pillow. This pillow can provides extra support to protect the neck from pain when you are sitting in the seat on a plane, car, train or bus. It's also a good ideal for home. When you are watching TV, reading at home, and make you work easier in the office work nap. You can also purchase for your relatives, friends, colleagues and parents. It is a perfect gift.
  • 【Space Saving and Light Weight Package】The product size is 11x9.2x4.6 inches, the weight of the package is 0.6 lbs. The MLVOC Travel Neck Pillow was designed for portability and comfort. It comes with an improved travel bag that allows the neck pillow to compress down to ½ its size. With its snap strap, this pillow can be attached to your carry on luggage without taking up extra space.

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A neck pillow is essential for long flights – and with the neck pillow you’ll get hours of comfort and relaxation. There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning when you’re trying to sleep. With a neck pillow, you can prop yourself up with the support of a pillow, and avoid the pain of backache and neck aches. Whether you’re flying short distances or long ones, a neck pillow will help you sleep better.

Travel Locks

SURE LOCK TSA Compatible Travel Luggage Locks, Inspection Indicator, Easy Read Dials - 2 pack
  • THE MOST DURABLE LOCK ON THE MARKET. SureLock uses an ultra tough alloy body to protect our locks from the harshest of baggage handling. Our hardened stainless steel internal lock mechanisms won't rust or freeze up even after years of use. Put our locks to the test. We back them with a complete money back guarantee.
  • PEACE OF MIND WITH AN INSPECTION INDICATOR. Know if your luggage has been inspected as soon as you pick it up at the airport with our pop-up inspection indicator. If the TSA has opened your luggage, a button will pop out of the top of the cable lock. You'll know to double check your luggage to make sure nothing has gone missing while you're still at the airport instead of at your hotel or final destination.
  • FOOLPROOF COMBINATION SETTING MECHANISM. Easily set your own combination with a simple flick of a switch. With the factory default combination of 001 entered, use a pen to flick the switch to the right. Enter your new combination and flick the switch back to the left. Setting your combination is that easy.
  • A SECURE LOCK WHICH WORKS WITH NEARLY ANY KIND OF LUGGAGE. Cable locks can secure luggage which steel shackle locks can not. Pellican cases, gun cases, equipment cases, etc. can all be locked easily and safely with our flexible cable. At an ideal lenght of 4 inches from end to end and a closed lenght of 1.6 inches, SureLock's cable is the ideal size for your travel security needs.
  • EASY TO READ DIALS. SureLock uses a white numeral on a black background for our combination dials. These high contrast dials make reading your combination a breeze. No more squinting or searching for glasses as you try to open your locks.

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Lock your bags down with the travel luggage locks , a must-have gadget for long trips and when traveling by air. Simply use the travel luggage locks with your suitcase and enjoy extra peace of mind knowing that your luggage will be protected from theft.

Foot Hammock

Sleepy Ride - Airplane Footrest Made with Premium Memory Foam - Airplane Travel Accessories - Helps...
  • EASY TO USE - Simply hang it on the arms of the tray table in front of you ((Won't work with bulkhead seats or 1st class seats) and place your feet in footrest. The adjustable straps allows for the perfect length. Works best if you 5'4" or shorter, especially if your feet do not reach the floor when seated.
  • TRAVEL COMFORT - Our airplane footrest is crafted with high-quality, thick memory foam to greatly enhance your travel experience. It’s like sitting in a recliner with your feet resting on pillows.
  • LEG & LOWER BACK SUPPORT – Enjoy a hammock like experience as your legs gently sway with the motion of the plane. Helps prevent lower back pain, stiffness and leg swelling suffered during long flights. Arrive feeling refreshed, energized and ready to go!
  • LIGHTWEIGHT & COMPACT - This space-saving designed easily fits into your carry-on luggage or favorite flight travel bag. Includes a handy drawstring carry bag.
  • TRAVEL GIFTS – Give the gift of comfort. Whether it’s for international business travel or a family vacation to Hawaii, this super soft memory foam footrest makes a wonderful gift for the travelers in your life. Try it today and see for yourself!

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A foot hammock will make your travels more comfortable and enjoyable.

When it comes to staying comfortable on long flights, nothing beats a foot hammock. These portable, foot hammocks are great for relaxing, reading, or sleeping during long flights.

Universal in Flight Airplane Phone Holder Mount

MiiKARE Airplane Travel Essentials Phone Holder, Universal Handsfree Phone Mount for Flying with 360...
  • 🛫【Travel Must Haves Phone Mount】This travel essential phone holder helps to free up your hands and enjoy travel. You can mount it to various seat backs or tray table during a flight in order to watch a movie. Excellent for travel! 🎁 Perfect gift for family, friends, colleagues and travelers. The right choice for multiple occasions like Christmas, New Year’s, Birthdays, and everything.
  • 🎄【Fairly Flexible Angle Adjustable】With multi-directional and 360 degrees rotation, this phone stand can combinate different positions, which allows you to mount and position your device to nearly any position you need it to for best viewing angle.
  • 🎄【Small Holder With Strong Clamp】Strong clamp holds your phone perfectly so that it won't drop. The pocket size phone holder is easy to fold and take anywhere you go. Pack it in your backpack, or suitcase.
  • 🎄【Compatible with 4.7-6.9" Devices】This cell phone holder is compatible with iPhone 14, 14 Plus,14 pro,14 pro max, 13, 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max, 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, mini SE, XS, XS Max, XR, X, Galaxy S22 Ultra, S21, S20, Google Pixel, Xiao'mi, etc.
  • 🎄【A Super Practical Little Gadget】This handy little phone stand holds your phone any which way you want, all hands free. It clamps your phone vertical, horizontal, on a luggage handle, tray table, desktop, chair, shelf, bed, book, power bank or even as a short selfie stick.

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This airplane phone holder mount is the perfect gadget for long flights. This handy gadget attaches to your seat and holds your mobile phone offering you the best access to the phone.

With this mount, your phone is at the perfect height and the best viewing angle ever!

Inflatable Travel Pillow for Airplane

Inflatable Travel Pillow for Airplane, inflatable Neck Air Pillow for Sleeping to Avoid Neck and...
  • Perfect Angle Design - 45°:The Airplane Neck Pillow is Designed with a Perfect 45°Angle, Allowing Your Head and Neck to Naturally Lean Forward, this Sleeping Pillow Decrease the Pressure of Your Cervical Vertebra. the Perfect 45°Angle of inflatable Travel Pillow can offer you better comfort of rest, make you easier to fall asleep and sleep longer on the road.
  • Get Rid Of Pain & Bad Posture : Bad Posture can Cause Cervical Damage and Damage the Sciatic Nerve and the Coccyx. We Define Neck Pillows As Those not Just Wrapping Around Your Neck, But Those the Maintain the Proper Relationship Between the Head, Neck and Shoulders When Sleeping, Based On Sound Ergonomic Principles. This Inflatable Travel Neck Pillows can Help You To Stay Away from the Damage and Insomnia.
  • Atmospheric Valves : The Inflatable Travel Pillow Uses the Unique Big Air Valve, Compared To the Ordinary Inflatable Air Pillow is Easier To Inflate and Deflate.(It is not Recommended To Fill the Air Too Full, Leave Some Space, the Airplane Neck Pillow Will Be More Soft.)
  • Portable & Suitable : The Travel Pillow Soft and comfortable to touch, when you put your face on it, it gives you unimaginable comfort. And it have a Drawstring Bag, and After Folding the Airplane Pillow is Placed Inside the Bag. the Airplane Travel Pillow Net Weight is Only 0.78 Lbs. It is Very Portable. Whether It's Family, Airplane, Car, Bus, Train, Office Nap, Camping, Etc., It's a Great Help For You To Have a Good Night's Sleep.
  • Free gifts: Come with the free eye mask, earplugs, help you sleep faster and enjoy your sleep on the trip.

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If you’re a frequent traveler, you know how uncomfortable it can be to sleep on a plane. Whether you’re cramped up in a tight economy seat or flying business class, you’re more likely to wake up feeling stiff than well rested. Fortunately, this inflatable travel pillow will help you rest better.

Luggage Travel Cup Holder

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riemot Luggage Travel Cup Holder Free Hand Drink Caddy - Hold Two Coffee Mugs - Fits Roll on...
  • Free Your Hands, Go Travel! Traveling can be a drag, and you don't usually have a free hand to hold a drink especially with kids. But with this suitcase cup holder, you can hold two drinks now.
  • Immediate Convenience - 3 pockets available. Instantly be able to place your phones, passports or small items in one back pocket, and put two drinks in front two pockets.
  • Easy Use - Simply adjust the magic tape to fit your luggage handles.
  • Compact & Durable: Made of premium oxford cloth, riemot Cup Holder is wear resistant and foldable. Machine Washable.
  • Awesome Gift - Perfect creative gift for him/her who travels a lot such as flight attendants, business men/women or parents with kids.

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The Luggage Travel Cup Holder will keep your beverages safe from harm on your next flight, even when you’re bouncing around a little bit.

Inflatable Lumbar Travel Pillow

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SmartTravel Inflatable Lumbar Travel Pillow for Airplane Back Support for Chair and Travel Seat...
  • Inflatable lumbar support pillow for airplane. One of brilliant long flight essentials and small travel accessories for airplane. The unique three-dimensional structure supports gently on your lower, mid or upper back, and excellent pressure distribution reduces the burden on your back. Keeping the spine correctly in an S-shape, leading to a stable posture. Back pain relief.
  • For those who have a lot of long flights and those who drive for a long distance. Recommended for those who want to sit in a comfortable seat and chair. This lumbar support pillow can be used in various applications and places such as airplanes, cars, offices and home.
  • Inflatable pillow memory foam travel cushion: 13.8” x 7.9” x 3.7” Deflated : 3.5" x 6.3" Weight of pillow with matching packsack: 5.64 oz. PORTABLE from airplane, car, subway, train, truck seat and more.
  • Expandable Back Band : Body pressure is absorbed and dispersed with moderate resilience that is neither too soft nor too hard. Comfortable for a long time. The back mounting band is adjustable so it can be securely fastened to car seat, office chair.

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An inflatable lumbar travel pillow is the best gadget for long flights. It offers exceptional comfort and support.

A travel pillow designed to support your back and help with neck discomfort during long flights. With the help of this travel pillow, you can get a better sleep and enjoy a restful flight.

Earplugs

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Alpine FlyFit Airplane Pressure Relief Earplugs 100x Reusable Hygienic Flying Plugs Prevent Ear Pain...
  • RELIEVES PRESSURE IN AIRPLANE: Changes in altitude can create troublesome pressure on your ears. Alpine FlyFit Filters are designed to regulate this pressure like a valve, so your ears can adapt! No more pain when taking off or landing in an airplane.
  • FILTERS ANNOYING FLIGHT NOISE: Traveling can be tiring, and sometimes you need some time to relax. The AlpineAcousticFilters reduce ambient noise while still enabling speech to come through! Enjoy your journey the way you like to whether you’re awake or asleep!
  • COMFORTABLE DURING LONG FLIGHTS: The airplane earplugs are made of reusable hypoallergenic material designed to adapt to your ear canal. Light and easily removed with the Minigrip. Great to sleep with a neck pillow during your flight, FlyFits are an essential travel accessory!
  • TESTED AND CERTIFIED: Thoroughly tested and proven to reach noise reduction at 17 dB SNR in accordance with US & EU Regulations. The patented AlpineThermoShape material is Hypoallergenic, Sustainable and without silicone; so no allergic reactions!
  • AWARD-WINNING DUTCH DESIGN | Alpine is an innovator and leader in quality hearing protection with 25 years R&D experience. All products are designed and produced in The Netherlands. A wide variety of earplugs ensure that you can do what you love to do without risking ear damage!

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Earplugs, they’re the best!

The soft foam inserts block out ambient noise, allowing you to fall asleep more easily and wake up feeling refreshed and ready to face the day. They’re comfortable and easy to insert, and they don’t hurt when you remove them.

best gadgets for airplane travel

How to Choose the Best Travel Gadget for Long Flights

When you’re looking for a travel gadget, it’s important to choose the right device for your flight. Choose a device that is lightweight and easy to carry around, so you can be productive and entertained on your trip.

best gadgets for airplane travel

In conclusion

If you’re looking for the best travel gadgets to take with you on long flights, then you’ll want to check out our roundup of the best travel gadgets. We include everything from travel pillows to headphones to a carry-on bag. And we’ve found the best options for each type of traveler, so you can focus on enjoying your trip and not worry about all the technology.

Traveling long distances can be a challenge, but with the right travel gadgets, you can make it a breeze. By choosing the correct device and aircraft for your flight, you can get through your journey with ease.