Free and Cheap Holiday Travel Necessities

Posted on 10/20/2009

Whether you’re heading down the road or across the country for the holidays, there are travel necessities that will make your holiday journey much more enjoyable. Pick up many of the important holiday travel necessities without spending much money. And of course, there are always great deals to be had on the travel itself at the Ultimate Coupons' Holiday Travel Deals page!

Free Make-Up - Head to the Sephora counter inside your local JCPenney store and you’ll take home a free sample of your choice. We suggest the Mini Couture Shine Liquid Lipstick in Glam because it meets FAA regulations. Don’t risk getting your favorite full-size lip gloss confiscated by airport security.

Ziploc Baggies - Anyone who’s flown this decade knows how important Ziploc baggies have become in the process. Get stocked up with free samples from Right at Home. The first 10,000 people who respond will get a Ziploc Gift Pack that includes samples and great coupons, too.

Magazines - Pick up cheap magazines to make your holiday travel go by quickly. Plenty of subscriptions are less than $10 at It’s a cheap way to stay entertained while you’re on the road or trying to avoid annoying relatives.

Free Hair Care A free sample of L’Oreal EverPure hair care may be just the perfect amount to get you through your holiday trip. And it’s probably small enough to fit in your Ziploc baggie so you can carry it on the airplane. While you’re there print off some coupons for other L’Oreal skincare products.

Travel Pillow -Pick up the My Pillow Memory Foam Travel Pillow from Brookstone for just $9.99, regularly $29.95. It’s portable and the perfect size to fit behind your neck, lower back or knees. You’ll stay comfy no matter where you holiday travels take you.

Airborne - There’s a lot of sickness flying around so be prepared and keep yourself healthy this holiday season with Airborne. Get a pack of pink grapefruit flavored tablets from Rite Aid for just $5.62 - a small price to pay for health over the holidays.

Anti-Bacterial Products - Head over to to stock up on anti-bacterial moisturizing hand lotion. Travel sanitizers are on sale, two for $5. You’ll kill off germs this holiday season as you set off to create some great memories with family and friends.

By Alison Storm

Sephora - Stock up on all your fave beauty & skincare products, then decant small amounts into travel-sized bottles - no reason you should be without it while traveling! - then use coupon code FF2009 to save 20%. Expires 11/02/2009.

Travelocity coupons - If you really, really don't want to see your relatives this holiday season, book a roundtrip flight to Europe from $460 through 10/22/2009. There are lots of other great up-to-the-minute travel deals & coupons at the Ben's Bargains Holiday Travel page, too!

Walgreens - Go snap up travel bottles, mini first aid kits, and whatever else you'll need (we can't fly without a pack of gum on hand!) and save $10 on orders over $30 with coupon code HOTDEAL. Expires 10/21/2009.

* Hot deals expire quickly. This deal may no longer be valid.

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