10 best travel essentials

(1) THE ITSA
When folded up the Itsa looks like any other beach bag, but by releasing the press studs on the side it turns in to a super-soft sun-lounger cover complete with pockets for storing your sun lotion, book or mobile phone.
£16.95, theitsa.com

The holidays are here and it's time to decide what to take with you on your summer break. Before you start packing, here's our pick of useful accessories.

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Source: Independent