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22 Last-Minute Weekend Getaway Essentials

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If it weren’t for the pressure of planning and rummaging through your closet to find things to pack, you’d probably take spontaneous trips more often. But what if we told you it’s possible to get all the on-the-go essentials you need for a perfect weekend getaway in just a few clicks?

That’s where Amazon Prime Student comes in. At no cost to you, you can start a six-month trial, and receive unlimited FREE Two-Day shipping on those last-minute getaway essentials, and over 50 million other items. You can also binge-watch your favorite Prime movies and TV shows, store unlimited photos in one place, and much more!

Whether you’re hiking, sunbathing, or just exploring a new city with some friends, here are 22 essentials that help make a last-minute adventure possible. 

1. A chic weekender bag 

Vera Bradley Weekender Carry-On Bag 

2. A comfy travel pillow 

Travelmate Memory Foam Neck Pillow, Dark Blue 

3. Travel-sized shampoo bottles 

LUOTIMAN Travel Bottles for Makeup Cosmetic Toiletries Liquid Containers Leak Proof Portable Travel Accessories (Transparency) 

4. A storage-efficient carrying case 

Mr.Pro Waterproof Travel Kit Organizer Bathroom Storage Cosmetic Bag Carry Case Toiletry Bag with Hanging Hook (Polka Dot Blue) 

5. A multipurpose, travel-friendly hair tool 

2-in-1 Mini Hair Straightener Travel Flat Iron/Curling Iron Dual Voltage 374 Degree Temperature Nano Titanium – Insulated Carry Bag Included 

6. A fast-drying, lightweight towel

Youphoria Sport Multi-Purpose Travel Towel 

7. Sunscreen to keep your skin healthy

Sun Beam Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion 

8. An earphone splitter 

Belkin Speaker and Headphone 3.5 mm AUX Cable Spliter 

9. Extra Security

Forge Luggage Locks

10. A cute mask to help get some shut eye 

Fitglam Natural Silk Sleep Mask with Eyeleashes Patterns & Free Ear Plugs, Best Sleeping Eye Cover for Travel, Nap, Meditation, Blindfold with Adjustable Strap for Men, Women or Kids (White)

11. A trusty power bank  

Lumina 52000 mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger External Battery Power Bank with High-Speed Charging Technology 

12. Smartphone camera lenses for unique photos 

Amir 3 in 1 Fisheye Lens & Macro Lens & 0.4X Super Wide Angle Lens, Clip on Cell Phone Lens Camera Lens Kits for iPhone 7, 6s, 6, 5s & Most Smartphones 

13. A camera that can print your memories instantly 

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera – Ice Blue with Value Pack – 60 images 

14. A good read in print or on your Kindle 

Swear on This Life: A Novel 

15. An adaptable bottle for any kind of beverage 

S’well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle, Double Wall, 17 oz, Opal Marble 

16. A little entertainment with friends 

Watch Ya’ Mouth Family Edition – The Authentic, Hilarious, Mouth guard Party Game 

17. A portable speaker 

UNITEK Aluminium Wireless Stereo Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Handsfree Speakerphone 


18. A trusty-cooler 

Coleman 50 Quart Xtreme 5 Wheeled Cooler 

19. A quick-set-up hammock 

ENO Eagles Nest OUtfitters – DoubleNest Hammock

20. Life-saving dry shampoo 

Batiste Dry Shampoo, Original, 3 Count

21. Outdoors hydration gear 

WACOOL Waterproof Hydration Bladder Pack, Cycling Backpack, Hiking Lightweight Daypack 

22. Something to munch on 

Sahale Snacks Pomegranate Vanilla Flavored Cashews Glazed Mix, 4 Ounce (Pack of 6) 

You can get last-minute weekend getaway essentials delivered free in Two-Days when you join Amazon Prime Student!

Marisa Ross is a proud Gator alumna from the University of Florida's College of Journalism, where she had the privilege of working with the UFL chapter of Her Campus as a writer, blogger, and editor. Shortly after graduating in 2015, she spent some time abroad teaching English in Madrid, Spain, and voluteering with the press team for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Currently, Marisa resides in South Florida and is thrilled to be a part of Her Campus yet again, this time as the Branded Content Specialist for Integrating Marketing with the national team. In her free time, she stays active by training for races, playing volleyball, and doing anything outdoors or on the water. And if she's not daydreaming about her next travel itinerary, she's probably embarking on a cultural adventure to explore new cities, cuisines, and activities.
Amanda received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of New Hampshire in May of 2016. During her time at the University of New Hampshire, Amanda was a member of UNH's Her Campus team serving as a Contributing Writer, Co-Social Media Manager and Co-Campus Corespondent. In addition, she was also a Chapter Advisor for five HC Chapters. It was through her internships with WGBH&PBS, SheSpeaks, Inc. and the UNH Social Media Department that Amanda realized she wanted to pursue a career in Digital Marketing and Social Media with a focus in the publishing and media industry. In her free time, Amanda likes anything involving food, hanging out by any body of water, and spending time with her amazing friends and family. Follow her on Instagram @barba_amanda