20 Best Travel Pillows Of 2020

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Best Travel Pillows

Sleeping on a plane is really rough. Aside from the lights and noise, it's difficult to find a comfortable spot. After all, how can an airplane seat compare with your canopy bed?

That's why using a travel pillow can make a big difference. Not only do travel pillows make it possible to sleep while on a plane, but they help you feel refreshed when you arrive at your destination.

Where can you get the best travel pillows? Well, it all depends on the style you want. There are different types to choose from — classic neck pillows, scarves that become neck pillows, pillows that work as the hood of a jacket, or inflatable products that are too cool to believe.

Find the one that's right for you!

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1. The Easy Breather Travel Pillow by Nest Bedding

With a quick release clasp, The Easy Breather Travel Pillow is secure during transit and it won't fall off your neck when you are resting. A protective and tough exterior compression pouch makes it easy to store and keep clean when traveling. A removable zipper cover helps you adjust to the firmness you'd like, and when it does get dirty, simply remove the cover and gently wash.

(Nest Bedding, $59.99)

2. Cariloha Neck Pillow 

Made from bamboo charcoal memory foam, it ensures comfort and relaxation during your travels. The cover is made of a viscose from bamboo that keeps you cool during your nap, and is removable and machine washable.

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3. OstrichPillow GO 

This soft yet dense memory foam travel pillow features ergonomic neck support and a velcro closure for custom fit. It can also roll down to half its size in a carrying bag for easy packing. 

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4. HeadLeveler Midsize Cervical Pillow

Whether you’re travelling to a completely new and foreign land or your home away from home, Headleveler’s Ortho-Cerv travel pillow lets you bring your creature comforts with you. Like all HeadLeveler pillows, the travel pillow comes in seven thicknesses, from very soft to very firm. It's small enough to be portable.

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5. Travelrest Nest Ultimate Memory Foam Travel Pillow

Made from special thermo sensitive memory foam to provide optimal neck, shoulder and head support. Non-slip backing holds pillow in place. Great for long flights, car trips, trains, buses, lounging on the couch, wheelchairs, or watching TV.

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6. Trtl Pillow

This travel pillow keeps your head in a better position when sleeping upright, all by holding your head in an ergonomic position during rest. No more nodding heads! 

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7. Nap-X Travel Pillow with Built-In Eye Mask

Make sleeping and resting while traveling comfortable with this Nap-X Travel Pillow with Built-In Eye Mask from PB Travel. This travel pillow is made of fabric that's super soft with frictionless filling that helps create the ultimate comfortable experience. It comes with an attached eye mask too.

(Target, $24.99)

8. BCOZZY Travel Pillow

The overlapping arms stop the head from falling forward and can be adjusted to your personal comfort.

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9. Huzi Design Infinity Pillow

This pillow is made of high-quality bamboo fabric and luxurious layers of cutting edge microfiber. The original Infinity Pillow is the first Mobius-shaped travel pillow that provides comfort to any sleeping position.

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10. AERIS Memory Foam Travel Neck Pillow Kit

Easily fold up your AERIS Neck Pillow, and bring it with you anywhere. It has a velcro strap to attach to your luggage so you don't have to worry about dropping your pillow and getting it dirty. 

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11. Therm-a-Rest Compressible Pillow

Foam expands big and packs small with comfortable brushed polyester on the outside. There's also soft urethane foam fill on the inside.

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12. GoSleep Eye Mask and Memory Foam Pillow Travel Kit

The system works differently than the pillows that go around your neck. Just place the pillow behind your neck, then place the mask over your eyes. Next, pull the adjustable elastic cord around the back of your headrest and tighten the toggles on both sides of the mask to your desired level of support.

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13. Cloudz EZ-Inflate Cloud Sleeper

This pillow’s smart two-valve system allows you to adjust the top and bottom sections separately for custom comfort.

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14. Travelon Deluxe Wrap-n-Rest Neck Pillow

Perfect for travel as it cradles neck, head and chin for full support while sleeping in a sitting position. U-Shape pillow with interlocking ends keeps pillow in place and prevents head from falling forward, no chin drop, no neck strain.

(Bed Bath & Beyond, $19.99)

15. J-Pillow Chin and Neck Travel Pillow

Ingenious chin support keeps head from falling forward, provides neck support by filling gap between head and shoulders, making it the best patented travel support pillow for travel and home.

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16. AirComfy Inflatable Daydreamer Travel Neck Pillow

Inflate in 30-60 seconds by repeatedly pressing built-in inflation pump. Press air release valve to deflate in seconds. Unlike memory foam, gel or microbeads, you can adjust the size to your preferred inflation level and firmness.

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17. Crafty World Comfortable Travel Neck Pillow

The travel neck pillow is scientifically tested to be the ideal pillow for those suffering from chronic neck, shoulder, or upper back pain.

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18. Travelmate Memory Foam Neck Pillow

This patented, newly released and improved version has a built-in removable insert so you can adjust the thickness of the pillow based on your personal preference and sitting positions, preventing your head from being pushed forward. 

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19. NeckSnug Luxury Travel Pillow

There’s nothing more annoying than your neck pillow slipping off your shoulder. This pillow has adjustable toggles so you can get the perfect fit and keep the pillow in place.

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20. Lucear Twist Memory Foam Travel Pillow 

Unlike most traditional airline travel pillows, these twistable travel pillows contour to almost any shape and position you want to provide you personalized support and pain relief.

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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