About Travel Pillows
You don't want to fall asleep on a plane, train, or car and slump your head over the entire time. You'll wake up with serious neck pain! Before you leave for your trip, invest in a supportive neck pillow. It’s the best way to stay comfortable as you snooze, no matter where you are or what position you’re sitting in.
Your Options with Travel Pillows
Many travelers prefer a memory foam travel pillow. We carry numerous memory foam travel pillows, like the Soft-Tex Conforming Memory Foam U Neck Travel Pillow. If you want to make sure you don't get too warm, the I Love My Pillow Snowflake Travel Pillow is for you. Malouf has a wonderful option for those who like a gel pillow, the Travel Gel Dough + Z Gel pillow. The compressible design allows for convenient travel, ideal for flights, cars or buses. The convenient size allows for easy transportation, perfect for hotels or when staying as a guest.
What Else You Should Know About Travel Pillows
You definitely want to make sure your travel pillow can be cleaned after you take it through an airport and halfway across the world. Shop for a pillow that is either washable or comes with a removable, washable cover.
Learn More About Travel Pillows
Do travel pillows actually work?
Many travelers swear by their supportive neck pillows! You don't want to fall asleep on a plane, train, or car and slump your head over the entire time. You'll wake up with major neck pain!
Can you sleep with a travel neck pillow in bed?
The answer is "it depends." These pillows are very thick and firm in order to sleep comfortably sitting up, like on an airplane. If you sleep on your back or side and it keeps your head aligned, you can do so. It is not recommended to sleep on your stomach with a pillow this thick.
Can you put travel pillows in the washing machine?
Yes! Wash your travel pillow in cold water using a mild detergent. Use the the low-spin or delicate setting. Don't let it sit too long after the cycle is over, or it could lose its shape.
What is the best travel pillow for long flights?
You'll want to find a pillow that is very thick and supportive, while also comfortable. Many travelers prefer a memory foam travel pillow. For example, the Malouf Zoned Dough Travel Pillow presents the perfect combination of zoned support and comfort.
What is the best travel pillow for neck support?
Many travelers prefer a memory foam travel pillow. We carry numerous memory foam travel pillows, like the Soft-Tex conforming Memory Foam U Neck Travel Pillow. If you want to make sure you don't get too warm, the I Love My Pillow Snowflake Travel Pillow is for you.
When should I use a travel pillow?
Sleeping sitting up is very bad for you and it's not comfortable to rest your head on a window or tray table. If you'll be sleeping on a train, plane, or long car ride, it's best to bring a travel pillow along for proper comfort and neck support.
What are the benefits of travel pillows?
The benefit of any pillow, including a travel pillow, is that it keeps you comfortable while you sleep and holding your head and neck in the right position so you don't wake up with aches and pains
What size travel pillow should I get?
This really depends on your personal preference as well as how much space you'll have on the trip. We carry some travel pillows that are essentially smaller versions of a more traditional pillow. If you'll be on an airplane in the middle row, you won't have any space for that so you'll want to bring a u-shaped pillow to wrap around your neck and shoulders.