THE EDIT • January 2023
Start the year as you mean to go on by making small but positive changes to your lifestyle. Stick to them even when travelling with these useful products from our shopping portal, where you can collect Avios as you spend
You’ll never regret deciding to be more organised. Don’t let standards slide when you’re away from home with these ingenious packing cubes, which will transform your suitcase forever. Made of siliconized nylon with a wide opening zip, the cubes come in three different sizes to keep belongings separated when you’re on the move. Pack all your T-shirts in one, so you can grab and go moments after you land, or stuff dirty laundry in another to keep everything else clean.
£35. Collect 20 per cent extra Avios at Osprey
Globetrotting is the best way to make memories, but writing it all down is the only way to guarantee you’ll remember. Treat yourself to the Travels & Experiences pocket notebook, and you’ll feel more inclined to put pen to paper and immortalise your trip forever. Made in England by prestigious stationer Smythson, the notebook is bound in navy cross-grain lambskin and has 128 pale blue gilt-edged pages. It’s lightweight, so won’t weigh down your hand luggage, yet is suitably hard-wearing, so will stay looking good for years.
£55. Collect 20 per cent extra Avios at Smythson
Commit to stretching your body every day and you’ll ease aches and pains, increase flexibility and improve your posture. You won’t even need to break a sweat. Keep up the good work on your adventures by throwing this lightweight polyester strap into your luggage to provide extra support for deeper stretches. The strap has useful buckles to make it easy to adjust to suit every move, whether you’re a yoga devotee or completely new to stretching.
£15. Collect 20 per cent extra Avios at Lululemon
Don’t skimp on skincare just because you’re not within easy reach of your bathroom cabinet. Give yourself the gift of great skin in 2023 by carrying top-notch travel-sized products every time you fly. This reusable bag from Cowshed contains all you’ll need to keep looking good wherever you are. With no parabens, mineral oils or silicones, goodies inside include a cleanser, toner, day cream, lip balm and even a mineral-rich sheet mask pack to combat any dry skin after flying. It’s a fast track to a round-the-world glow.
£25. Collect 20 per cent extra Avios at Cowshed
Try to get out in the fresh air every day for a short walk and you’ll start feeling fitter and healthier in no time. Don’t let bad weather spoil your good intentions, either. Always pack a lightweight but super cosy fleece when you’re exploring, and you’ll be more likely to venture out even if it’s chilly. Available in seven colours, this one is smart enough to wear as an outer layer but not at all bulky, so can fit snugly under a coat.
£45. Collect 20 per cent extra Avios at TOG24
Determined to eat better and cook more this year? Make it as easy as possible by signing up for a recipe subscription box to receive quality, pre-measured ingredients for tasty, seasonal meals straight to your doorstep every week. It’s ideal if you travel often with little time to shop or think of new ideas, as recipes are available to choose online, plus it’s simple to skip a week anytime. Every box also includes clear, easy-to-follow recipe cards to make every dinnertime a doddle. From £3.15 per person.
Collect 20 per cent extra Avios at HelloFresh