Compact enough to fit into a small space yet spacious enough to hold a decent amount of bottles, a good hanging toiletry bag can be a real travel game-changer.
It may seem superfluous, but a good hanging toiletry bag is a remarkably useful piece of travel kit – and once converted, you’ll never return to the realms of plastic bags and bog-standard makeup bags. These smart and efficient bags make it easier to keep your belongings organised and within easy reach. The best hanging toiletry bags feature multiple compartments and minimise any risk of spills with snap fasteners, zips and wipe-clean fabrics. They can be hung on hooks, towel bars and shower rods to free up counter space in cramped bathrooms too. We’ve rounded up ten of the best hanging toiletry bags for men and women, taking into consideration price, functionality and design.
eBags Classic Pack-it Flat Toiletry Kit
This hanging toiletry bag offers excellent bang for your buck and is guaranteed to ensure efficient use of space in your luggage. The slim silhouette features four separate compartments, a webbing grab handle for portability and a mesh retainer for keeping items in place while the kit is hanging. There’s even a convenient pocket mirror. EBags is well-known for its expertise in travel gear and commitment to quality, but if you’re not satisfied with the product you can make use of the Limited Lifetime Warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. From $17.50
NeatPack Compact Hanging Toiletry Bag and Organizer
Crafted from high-quality, water-resistant 420D nylon, NeatPack’s compact hanging toiletry bag is designed to endure the rigours of travel. Its thoughtful design includes multiple compartments for razors, shampoo and cleansers, as well as zippered mesh pockets and side pockets with elastic hoops for larger items. It’s spacious without being clunky, which makes it an excellent option for those travelling with limited space. Plus, the bag is fully lined to prevent leaks. The bag includes a metal hanging hook for easy hanging on the back of a bathroom door, shower rod or towel rack. From $18.99.
Amazon Basics Hanging Travel Toiletry Bag Organizer
This budget-friendly hanging toiletry kit ticks all the boxes for its simple and functional design. Available in sleek black, the bag features an internal lining to easily wipe down leaks and spills and a durable 1680D polyester exterior. There is one large main compartment with a mesh divide and internal storage spaces for smaller items, as well as two external side compartments. The top hook tucks away when not in use too. From $18.99
Travelon Compact Hanging Toiletry Bag
Featuring two compartments with a top zip pocket for small items and three mesh pouches for bulky items, this offering from traveller-favourite Travelon is compact, yet stylish. The bag hangs fully on an attached swivel hook for easy access, while mesh pockets ensure items are visible and accessible at all times. The bag is made from lightweight, durable materials for easy cleaning too. Choose from four colours: black, charcoal, royal blue and jazzy lime. From $19.99
Bago Hanging Toiletry Bag for Men and Women
US travel brand Bago is best known for its packing cubes, so it follows that it would come up trumps in the space-saving toiletry bag department. This nifty toiletry bag from Bago features well-thought-out compartmentalization, with several zippered mesh pockets, exterior pockets and inner pockets for smaller items. Made from a durable and lightweight Rip-Stop Honeycomb waterproof fabric, it’s guaranteed to keep your items dry and protected too. The bag boasts a stylish stripy lining and is available in 13 different colours. From $22.99
Bagallini Toiletry Kit
This medium-sized travel bag is an excellent choice for those travelling with lots of small bottles, such as insect repellents, makeup and sunscreen. The bag features four interior pockets with elasticated loops to keep bottles upright, as well as two large exterior pockets for larger items. Water-resistant fabric ensures spot-cleaning is a breeze. The bag is available in an array of colours and fabrics, from mulberry to a funky midnight blossom. From $33.05.
Vetelli Mens Leather Travel Toiletry Hanging Bag
Those in the market for a luxury travel toiletry bag will be hard-pressed to find a more affordable option than this bag from Vetelli. The bag is made from two different shades of brown high-grade split leather, which is every bit as stylish as full-grain leather but easier to clean and maintain. The interior is made from canvas and PU leather, with stainless steel zips and snap fasteners to keep bottles and other bits in place. There are two large zippered storage compartments, as well as two snap-fastened square pockets. All pockets can expand to hold a decent amount of items too. From $44.99
Sea to Summit Hanging Toiletry Bag
Outdoorsy types will already be familiar Aussie-based adventure brand, Sea to Summit. Unsurprisingly, this toiletry bag is one of the lightest and most hardwearing on the market, making it an excellent option for those with a more rigorous travel itinerary. The flat and compact profile maximizes luggage space, while thoughtfully designed interior pockets allow for a more systematic approach to storing toiletries. Pockets are clear and removable, which comes in handy for security checks. From $46.95
Briggs & Riley Baseline Toiletry Kit
It may be expensive, but this Briggs & Riley toiletry kit is worth every penny. It features an ingenious expandable feature that adapts to varying storage requirements. The generously sized main compartment is perfect for storing taller bottles, while the smaller side compartments are designed for smaller items. Made from durable ballistic nylon, it’s a piece of kit engineered for longevity and designed to withstand the wear and tear of frequent travel. An excellent option for discerning travellers who spend a lot of time on the road. From $129
Tumi Alpha Split Travel Kit
This stand-out toiletry bag is the perfect option for travellers with more discerning tastes. The bag boasts the premium quality and innovative features you might expect from a renowned luxury travel brand Tumi that kits out some of the most prestigious sports teams in the world, including PGA Tour, LPGA and McLaren Racing. Crafted from durable ballistic nylon, the bag features multiple compartments with an anti-microbial lining to fight mould and odours, finished with sleek hardware. An embossed leather carry handle unsnaps to hang the kit. From $150