Best Stylish & Practical Travel Toiletry Bags 2023

by Albert Varkki updated 06-02-2023

best travel toiletry bags

No single toiletry bag is suitable for everybody.

If you are wondering what the best toiletry bag for you is, your personal preferences will play a big role in determining this, but below we've compiled our favorite toiletry bags, as well as what to look for when purchasing one.

Best Toiletry Bags for Travel 2023

Here we go over our top picks for a toiletry bag for traveling:

Best Small Travel Toiletry Bag 2023

Superior leather toiletry bag tan

Winner: Superior Leather Wash Bag


  • Full grain leather
  • Durable waterproof lining
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Strong YKK zippers
  • Available in brown, tan, red, or black leather
  • Internal zipped pocket for small accessories
  • Handles on both sides
  • 2 main compartments
  • 23cm wide, 13cm high, 8cm deep
  • Can be personalized

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How to Choose a Toiletry Bag

If you need to purchase a new toiletry bag to support you during traveling, it’s important to think about factors like design, construction, shape retention, durability and capacity.

If you want to purchase a toiletry bag that will serve you well for years, look for one with high-quality seams, smooth zippers and compartments that will hold everything you need to transport with you. You also need to think about weight, how sturdy the hook is if it has one and your color preferences.

The size you need will depend on how much you are transporting with you. Some people’s needs are bigger than others. Items that are typically carried in toiletry bags include toothbrushes, toothpaste, disposable razors, shaving cream or gel, shampoo, conditioner and hair products. You may also need to carry tissues, contraception, medication, cotton wool, sunscreen and feminine hygiene solutions.

Look for a bag that’s less likely to tear when it’s under pressure. The bag should be able to retain its contents well even if it is dropped. It’s also a good idea to opt for a waterproof bag.

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Travel Toiletry Bag FAQs

Do TSA toiletry bags have to be clear?

Yes, all TSA toiletry bags must be made from clear plastic to get through airport security.

What size is a TSA approved toiletry bag?

Each passenger is allowed one quart-size bag of toiletries in their carry-on bag, with liquid containers that don't exceed 3.4 ounces per item. These rules come from the TSA.


What is Dopp bag?

A dopp kit is a small bag used to carry our toiletries, most often used while traveling. They should ideally be made from waterproof materials, to prevent any accidental leaks.



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Author: Albert Varkki
Albert Varkki is the co-founder of Von Baer. He understands leather products as a consumer, supplier, and a manufacturer, helping you with the inside knowledge you need, to choose the perfect leather product for you. Connect on Linkedin

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