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    12 Weird But Useful Products Holiday-Goers Say You Need For Your Next Trip

    Time to write my packing list.

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    We recently asked holiday-goers in the BuzzFeed Community, what weird but useful products they always pack when they go on holiday. Here are some of their responses.

    1. A moisturising mask to save your skin from dry air in the cabin.

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    "A good moisturiser mask that I can slap on after take off."


    Price: £12.99 for a pack of ten.

    2. A pack of wax earplugs that'll help you sleep.

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    "Wax ear plugs – best way to keep out unwanted noise when you're trying to sleep."


    Price: £3.97.

    3. Airtight containers so you can pack extra food away for later.

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    "Especially if you have children. Whilst at breakfast you can put a few extra pieces of fruit and pastries for the children to snack on between meals!"


    Price: £13.99 for a pack of ten.

    4. A multi-socket power strip, so you don't have to keep spending money on adapters.

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    "I take a multi-socket strip. That means I can plug in lots of my electronics at once without having to either make them take turns or having to take multiple adapters. It saves me so much time every time."


    Price: £15.99.

    5. A sewing kit to fix any minor clothing issues you might have.

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    "A sewing kit. Most minor problems can be solved and make your holiday much more relaxing."


    Price: £8.49.

    6. Some duct tape for those potential quick fixes you might need.

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    "Duct tape. Always needed and always useful."


    Price: £4.84.

    7. A corkscrew and bottle opener to easily open all your favourite drinks.

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    "Corkscrew and bottle opener. This is one item that often gets forgotten in hotel and rental apartments, and makes it so much easier to kick back and enjoy your wine by the pool or balcony with ease."



    8. A padded eye mask that'll help you sleep so much better.

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    "A padded eye mask – so it doesn’t press down on my eyelids. Feels much nicer!"


    Price: £13.99.

    9. Nasal spray to give you a breath of fresh air.

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    "I like nasal spray for the flight."


    Price: £11.00.

    10. Some talcum powder to make your body feel silky smooth.

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    "Talcum powder – the organic, earth friendly type, not the chemical type. Sprinkle on any sand you can't easily brush off your body, and boom: silky, sand-free, sweet smelling skin. Perfect to use on kids who've coated themselves top to toe in wet sand."


    Price: £11.95.

    11. A Rubik's cube to keep you occupied.

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    "I pack a Rubik's cube, is that weird?"


    Price: £10.00.

    12. A mini pop-up tent to have at the beach.

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    "A mini pop-up tent for a windy day on the beach."


    Price: £16.99.

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