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22 best toiletry travel bags for your holiday: From pouches to vanity cases, hanging options & more

The right toiletry bag will make packing for your holiday so much easier...

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When packing for a holiday, short city break, or overnight stay, a trusty travel bag for your toiletries is a must. 

Toiletry bags are often the unsung hero when it comes to organisers, as they're perfect for keeping your beauty essentials accessible and tidy. 

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Travel toiletry bags come in all shapes and sizes, from small and compact designs, perfect for those on a tight weight limit, or the minimalist packer, as well as larger designs. 

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From pouches and vanity cases, to hanging creations, and so much more, from high street shops and online retailers, we have sifted through to find the most practical toiletry bags to make travelling even simpler, and packing absolutely stress-free.  

Brands have also created hanging toiletry bags so you can easily access everything you need with ease, and don’t have to fear about leaving anything behind after your trip. 


Amazon leaves shoppers spoilt for choice no matter what you're looking for, including travel-friendly toiletry bags. 

While some may be looking for vanity cases, others may prefer hanging designs, and Amazon has it all. 

With over 3,000 glowing reviews the Travel Hanging Toiletry Wash Bag has our vote. 

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Travel Hanging Toiletry Wash Bag, £13.99, Amazon 


Marks and Spencer 

M&S has plenty of vanity cases, travel bags, make-up bags and so much more to shop for you next trip. 

While some may prefer to home their travel essentials in separate wash bags, which M&S offer, they have also created a toiletry set that has detachable compartments to house everything but you can keep all in one place after use.

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4 Piece Make-Up Bag Set, £12.50, M&S


And if you're after something a bit more basic but a bit more bright, this fun purple leopard print wash bag ticks all the right boxes.

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Leopard Print Make-Up Wash Bag, £12.50, M&S


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John Lewis

John Lewis has vanity cases, travel pouches, jewellery boxes, as well as hanging wash bags for you to pack your must-haves for your next holiday. 

There is something to suit every shopper's needs and budget, but for a toiletry bag to stand the test of time - and many journeys - the Stackers creation has our seal of approval.

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Stackers Hanging Wash Bag, £65, John Lewis 



Boots is one of our go-to shopping destinations in the run-up to a holiday, for everything from travel-sized toiletries to toiletry bags. 

From miniature travel wash bags to hanging designs, Boots has everything you could ever desire, and at affordable prices too. 

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Boots Little Black Bag Hanging, £12, Boots 



Away is the creme de la creme when it comes to shopping for luggage and holdalls, but it also delivers on packing cubes and toiletry bags too. 

Away’s toiletry bags range from small to large creations, with plenty of pockets and compartments inside to house everything so your toiletries don’t get soiled. Away also has a hanging toiletry bag, as well as clear pouches and so much more, so there is something to suit every shopper, but these have sold out due to popular demand, so you won't want to miss out on the Cosmetics Bag to organise your skincare, make-up and toiletries. 


The Cosmetics Bag, £65, Away


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Anthropologie can always be relied upon to come up with beautiful and ornate designs and there is no reason why your wash bag can't be as pretty as your other accessories. This printed wash bag is our pick of the bunch.


Dilli Grey Printed Wash Bag, £30, Anthropologie



Antler is another firm favourite brand to shop when on the hunt for travel essentials, whether it is suitcases or vanity cases. 

With a whole host of designs, and colourways across the entire range, there is bound to be something to suit your needs. 

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Clifton vanity case, £79, Antler


Oliver Bonas

Oliver Bonas is the one stop-shop for chic gift ideas, homeware, fashion, jewellery trinkets, as well as vanity cases. 

For those looking for a more stylish toiletry bag to pack in their case, or hand luggage, come their next vacation, Oliver Bonas has you covered. 

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Rendezvous Makeup Bag, £9.50, Oliver Bonas 


Sweaty Betty  

Sweaty Betty’s wash bag is often deemed an essential for those heading to the gym, but actually, it can come in handy when travelling too. 

For £20 the Sweaty Betty Washbag is practical, and affordable. 

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Washbag, £20, Sweaty Betty


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Flat Lay Company

The Flat Lay Company is famed for the stylish make-up bag you can house your cosmetics, and pull the drawstring to wrap them all up again in a neat pouch. 

But when you are travelling, you may be looking for something a little more compact and tight to secure all your belongings in the one place. 

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The Flat Lay Co. Open Flat Box Bag, £19.99, Lookfantastic


Elizabeth Scarlett

If you're looking to add a little colour to your makeup bag, this Elizabeth Scarlett is spot on! The iconic Alphabet Collection is inspired by animals and you can choose from a bright orange or a vivid green. 

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Elizabeth Scarlett personalised pouch, £32, Elizabeth Scarlett


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Glossier's Beauty Bag has proved to be a huge hit with shoppers, as it is recognised as one of Glossier’s most popular buys right now. 

Whether you are looking for a compact wash bag to take on your travels, use when you return home, house your toiletries, make-up, fragrances, or make-up brushes, even your jewellery, it has multiple functions so you get your cost per wear. 

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The Beauty Bag, £32, Glossier



Lookfantastic is one the leading online beauty retailers, which is why it is high on our list when shopping for toiletry bags to take when travelling. 

MYKITCO has a travel toiletry bag to suit every shopper’s needs, whether you are looking for a holder solely for make-up brushes, or for all your beauty products, this label will leave you spoilt for choice. 

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MYKITCO. My Travel Buddy Bag, £120, Lookfantastic


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Cath Kidston 

Cath Kidston is famed for their lovely prints, and sturdy designs, which is why when we found this cute little two-bag-set to shop, we just had to include it. 

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Sweet Pea Travel Wash Bag, £36, Cath Kidston 


Victoria Green

Victoria Green has a variety of travel toiletry bags to shop online, and what we love is the brand has a specific category for make-up bags, wash bags and vanity cases. 

Whether you are looking for a classic colourway or printed design, this waterproof creation is not to be missed out on. 

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Hanging Traveller Wash Bag, £45, Victoria Green 



For those who travel light, and need a travel toiletry bag to house miniature shampoo, conditioners and other bodycare must-haves Paravel has delivered. 

Not only does it have a transparent case so you can find what you need with ease, but it is made from vegan materials ideal for those who are eco-conscious travellers. 

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PARAVEL Mini See-All vegan leather-trimmed nylon cosmetics case, £65, Net-A-Porter


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Anya Hindmarch 

Anya Hindmarch has a wide range of nifty designs with plenty of compartments, whether it's a travel toiletry bag or jewellery box, her attention to detail is second to none. 

While you may have to spend a bit more on Anya Hindmarch's products, we think it’s well worth the investment, especially if you are planning multiple trips this year.

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Bespoke Walton In-Flight Case, £295, Anya Hindmarch



Etsy is filled with unique travel essentials, and we love this toiletry bag for taking on holiday. The multiple compartments means you can keep your beauty products organised - and the hanging design keeps them easily accessible, saving you from rummaging around your luggage to find what you're looking for.

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Hanging travel toiletry bag, £43.13, Etsy



Rituals is the go-to for home scents, room sprays, and all the lotions and potions. But the fun doesn't stop there, as ther also have plenty of accessories, including this stylish travel bag, which is now on sale. 

This design is simply genius as there is a compartment for absolutely everything. 


Travel Bag, £36.72, Rituals 



H&M are best known for their stylish, and affordable clothing, buwhile the brand's home section is also not to be missed. 

However, the label also has nifty accessories too, which you could miss. This stylish wash bag is ideal for housing your hair tools, serums, or other beauty bits when you're on the go. 


Wash bag, £17.99, H&M 



Whistles has stylish clothes every season, please trusted bags and uber chic jewellery too, so you can complete any look. 

One item, which has caught our eye is this Black Vanity Case, which is the old school travel vanity case we have long lusted after, but are often hard to find. 


Travel Cosmetics Case, £85, Whistles 

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