Ethical & Fair Trade Travel

World Changing Travel Gear

Travelling for work, school or vacation?  Find world-changing travel accessories to take along, including ethically-made backpacks, fair trade passport covers, duffel bags and luggage tags, sustainable water bottles and eco-friendly totes.

(NOTES: Prices and availability may change without notice.  If you buy through some of these links, a small amount will come back to help support our mission.)

Atitlan Leather Vintage Backpack.
Atitlan Leather

Connects customers with handcrafted leather products made by Mayan artisans on Lake Atitlan. They sell high-quality leather travel gear for men and women including backpacks, duffels, passport wallets, money belts, camera straps, hip bags and more.

Prices: $16 - $150

2nd Story Goods luggage tags. Ethically made in Haiti. https://www.2ndstorygoods.com/collections/home/travel
2nd Story Goods

Works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community. They sell ethically-made luggage tags, a leather portfolio, and slim travel backpacks, made from recycled water bottles and billboards.

Prices: $10 - $75

Zambeezi Organic Beeswax Suncare Lip Balm.
Zambeezi

They partner with  beekeepers and farmers in Zambia to craft organic, fair trade body care products. They offer packs of organic beeswax lip balm, including suncare lip balm for travel to warm climates.

Prices: $10 - $12

Bought Beautifully travel journal. https://boughtbeautifully.org/collections/travel-accessories
Bought Beautifully

“Purchase a product--transform a life.” They sell ethically-made travel gear, including travel bags, journals and luggage tags.

Prices: $6 - $198

Sari Bari Carry on Bag. Made from upcycled saris. https://saribari.com/collections/travel
Sari Bari

"Recycled saris are re-imagined and hand-stitched in the kantha style by a woman impacted by human trafficking and the commercial sex trade." They offer a whole collection of awesome travel bags, including backpacks, carry-ons, weekenders, duffels and more.

Prices: $43 - $116

Amani Ya Juu kitenge fair trade tablet sleeve. https://amaniafrica.org/collections/stationery
Amani Ya Juu

"A social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women."  They sell travel accessories, including tablet sleeves, journals,  and luggage tags.  They also make travel games for kids.

Prices: $6 - $22

The Sparrow Studio weekender back.  Ethically handmade. http://www.thesparrowstudio.com/bags/
The Sparrow Studio

Their "primary goal is to create a fair trade marketplace for handmade home decor and jewelry." They sell incredible ethically-made travel bags, toiletry bags, jewelry rolls, essential oil holders, card holders, weekenders and backpacks.

Prices: $22 - $145

HUGG MissionMarket leather luggage tag with tassel
HUGG Mission Market

Provides a "hand up" instead of a "hand out" to young men transitioning out of orphanages in Haiti. They sell leather luggage tags.

Price: $10

Mayan Hands fair trade luggage tag. https://www.mayanhands.org/collections/small-accessories
Mayan Hands

"A fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty." They offer handwoven fair trade travel accessories, including luggage tags, travel bags and water bottle carriers.

Prices: $9 - $210

Education and More fair trade cosmetic bag. Upcycled and eco-friendly. https://www.educationandmore.org/collections/fair-trade-purses-and-bags
Education and More

"Strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages." They sell upcycled, eco-friendly. fair trade cosmetic bags, backpacks, beach sets and wristlets for travelling.​

Prices: $11 - $70

Hope Outfitters Travel Rucksack. Ethically made and gives back 100% to charity. https://www.hopeoutfitters.com/collections/new-arrivals/Bags-&-Totes
Hope Outfitters

Ethically-made Christian apparel. 100% of the profits give back to charity. They sell ethically-made travel backpacks, rucksacks, and duffel bags.  They also offer cool "Sojourner" tees to wear on your trip.

Prices: $25 - $59

Made Atitlan Overnight Bag. Made in Guatemala.
Made Global

"Into you knowing the makers, because the story matters." They offer beautiful luggage tags and overnight bags, handmade in Guatemala.

Prices: $12 - $200

Jubilee Trading Moroccan Leather Duffle Bag. Handcrafted Travel Bags.
Jubilee Trading

"Strives to make a positive impact by creating good jobs with fair wages for skilled artisans around the world." They offer a high-quality, handcrafted Moroccan leather travel duffel bag.

Prices: $260

Amma's Umma travel passport wallet. "Live Love Travel." https://ammasumma.com/collections/bags
Amma's Umma

"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions." They sell fun passport wallets for travel.​

Prices: $35

Rethreaded Leather Belt Loop Keychain. Perfect for Travel.
Rethreaded

Their mission is "to renew hope, reignite dreams and release potential for survivors of human trafficking locally and globally through business." They sell fantastic travel bags and also belt loop key chains, travel journals and id holders made from upcycled leather.

Prices: $20 - $208

Flip Flops beach wear
Beach

If your travel plans include the beach, check out our ​

Beach Shopping Guide

to find ethically-made beach towels, beach fashion, beach bags and more!.

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Totes and Bags

To find more ethically-made travel bags, duffels and totes, check out our page:

World Changing Totes and Bags

 

 


 

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Shopping Guide

Return to our

 

Ethical Shopping Guide

 

for lots more shopping categories.

Elisha C. travel toiletry set. Made in Haiti using fair trade practices. https://elishac.com/collections/beauty/products/travel-toiletry-set
Elisha C.

Works with Haitians "to end poverty through job creation, education and empowerment." They sell a travel toiletry set, made in Haiti using fair trade practices.

Prices: $10

Simple Switch Shasta Sleeping Pad and Inflatable Pillow. Ethically-made camping gear.
Simple Switch

They believe "it should be EASY to make a positive global impact with your every day purchases and gifts." They area a great source for ethically-made travel and camping gear, including inflatable pillows, sleeping pads, luggage tags and waterproof backpacks.

Prices: $10 - $195

Rafiki Foundation Batik Pasport Cover Handmade by Widows in Africa.
Rafiki Foundation

"Every purchase goes to support widows in Africa."  They offer beautiful batik passport covers and travel makeup bags with mirrors.

Prices: $14 - $16

Karama Collection travel wallet. http://shop.karamacollection.com/shop/Leather/
Karama Collection

"Karama alleviates poverty by restoring dignity through creative, purposeful work for artisans, beginning in Africa." They sell leather travel accessories, including travel wallets, backpacks, totes, bag clips and travel pouches.​

Prices: $18 - $285

Noonday luggage tags. Fair trade. https://www.juliegodshall.com/
Julie Godshall

She sells products from the Noonday Collection. They "design and sell an inspired collection of
jewelry and accessories made by Artisans across the globe."  They offer fair trade travel gear, including luggage tags, bag clips, sleep masks and travel bags.

Prices: $16 - $98

Mercy House Global tic-tac-toe fair trade travel game.
Mercy House

"A global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They offer travel games and activities to keep kids busy on the road.

Prices: $4 - $20

The Village Country Store Romy Wanderlust Tote. Sustinable travel bags.
The Village Country Store

Fair trade and fairly made goods from around the globe. They offer gorgeous weekender bags as well as men's fair trade travel wallets

(Use the code: ShopWithLeeAnne for 10% off your entire order!)

Prices: $26 -$83

Serrv black city backpack fair trade. https://www.serrv.org/category/handbags
Serrv

"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They sell high-quality fair trade travel totes and toiletry bags

Prices: $16 - $168

Give a Damn Goods sustainable water bottle, made from sugar cane, free from toxins and dishwasher safe! https://giveadamngoods.com/collections/shop-sustainable-activewear-accessories
Give a Damn Goods

“Focuses on affordable goods that make a difference.” They offer passport covers, travel bags and sustainable water bottles, which are great to take along on your trek.

Prices: $24 - $190

Freedom's Promise cosmetic bag. Fair trade and eco-friendly.  Made from recycled rice bags. https://www.freedomspromise.org/product-category/rice-bags/
Freedom's Promise

"A faith-based, nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous Cambodian groups to prevent human trafficking and child exploitation by transforming communities." They sell cool eco-friendly, water resistant, fair trade toiletry travel pouches, beach bags and wallets.

Prices: $12 - $20

Renew Project Weekender Bag. Made in the USA by refugees. https://www.renewproject.org/collections/bags
Re:new Project

""Provides employment and community for refugee women who have resettled in the USA." They offer amazing totes, messenger bags and weekenders, made in the USA.

Prices: $28 - $102

Mission Lazarus leather travel cord case. Ethically madein Haiti. https://lazarusartisangoods.com/collections/computer-bags-cases
Lazarus Artisan Goods

“Exists to empower local Hondurans and Haitians." They offer an amazing selection of leather travel accessories, including cord travelers, key fobs, passport covers, dopp kits and more, ethically made in Haiti.

Prices: $5 - $190

Ten Thousand Villages fair trade compass. https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/the-explorers/
Ten Thousand Villages

"The original fair trader," started in 1946! They offer unique fair trade travel gifts and accessories including journals, bags, compasses and more.  They also sell travel games.  (To find their products in a retail location near you, click here.)

Prices: $9 - $150

Eternal Threads Guatemalan passport bag.
Eternal Threads

“'Weaving hope and justice' to improve the lives of women and children who are at risk from extreme poverty and trafficking." They sell beautiful fair trade Guatemalan​ passport bags.

Prices: $32 - $38

Artruism Imports Around the World Leather Passport Holder.  Fair Trade and Made in India.
Artruism Imports

Supporting artists around the world. They offer high quality hand-crafted fair trade leather passport holders from India.

Price: $15

The Honest Consumer Ethical Travel Accessories for Summer.
The Honest Consumer

Also check out this blog post from The Honest Consumer:

"12 Ethical Accessories Great for Summer Travels"

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Books & Journals

For journals and books to take along on your trip, check out our page:

 

World Changing Journals and Books

Persona Grata travel wallet, made in the USA by refugee moms. http://personagratagoods.com/product-category/bags/
Persona Grata Goods

"Designed to help moms who care about the world make a difference in the lives of other moms!" They offer awesome mini wanderer wallets and travel carpet bags, made in the USA by refugees in North Carolina.

Prices: $15 - $58

Naupaka men's beach shirt. Ethically-made apparel. https://naupakastore.com/
Naupaka Hawaii

An ethical Hawaiian boutique. If you are planning a tropical vacation, check out their ethically-made beach fashion

for the whole family.

(Get 10% off with the code: LEEANNEMCCOY.)

Prices: $16 - $145

Mango + Main Fair Trade Beach Towel.
Mango + Main

"On a mission to bring products from tropical lands where mangoes grow...to main street, USA!"  They offer fair trade travel products including beach towels, passport covers, luggage tags, small travel pouches, reusable bamboo straws, and jewelry rolls.

Prices: $6 - $60

Haiti Design Co Leather Passport Cover. Ethically made in Haiti. http://haitidesignco.org/shop/?category=Men%27s
Haiti Design Co

Works in Haiti to develop "craftsmen and leaders that are able to use their skills to provide for their families." They sell leather key fobs, wallets, credit card holders, luggage tags and passport covers for travel.

Prices: $18 - $45

Elegance Restored Weekender Bag. https://www.elegancerestored.com/collections/bags
Elegance Restored

Creating a "market for beautiful, fairly made goods." They sell gorgeous, handcrafted Guatemalan weekender bags, backpacks, bag clips and travel bags.

Prices: $10 - $208

Papillon travel checkers set. Fair trad and handmade in Haiti.
Papillon

"Creating jobs for mothers & fathers who don’t want to have to abandon their children to an orphanage because they can’t feed them."  They sell fair trade travel games to bring along on your trip.

Price: $12 - $24

Shop With a Mission Overnight Bag. Fair Trade. https://shopwithamission.com/collections/handbags-accessories
Shop With a Mission

On a mission “to equip and assist people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their handiwork and creativity." They sell a beautiful collection of fair trade travel bags, backpacks, duffels and overnight bags.

Prices: $6 - $200

World Crafts fair trade luggage tag. https://www.worldcrafts.org/accessories/small-accessories
WorldCrafts

WorldCrafts "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world." They offer small fair trade travel accessories, including cord keepers, lip gloss key chains and cute elephant wallets, id cases and luggage tags.

Price: $6 - $35

Made Trade Organic Sateen Travel Sleep Set.
Made Trade

"Goods sourced ethically, traded fairly, and selected artfully.” They offer ethically-made organic travel sleep sets and weekender travel bags.​

Prices: $34 - $135

Trades of Hope Wayfarer Backpack. Ethically made.
Trades of Hope

Sells products made by women whose "story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of hope!" They offer gorgeous travel journals and a wayfarer backpack.

Prices: $24 - $68

Partners for Just Trade recycled tire passport wallet. Fair trade and eco-friendly. https://www.partnersforjusttrade.org/shop/bags-accessories/travel-bags-totes/
Partners for Just Trade

“Building global partnerships through a just marketplace.”  They sell unique eco-friendly, fair trade travel bags, passport covers and water bottle carriers. and also id holders and cosmetic cases for your trip.

Prices: $12 - $68

Amma's Umma leather backpack. https://ammasumma.com/collections/bags
Amma's Umma

"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions." They offer ethically-made weekenders and leather backpacks.

Prices: $85 - $168

Krochet Kids The Pike travel bag. https://www.krochetkids.org/products/womens/womens-bags/
Krochet Kids

"Every purchase impacts a life and every product is hand-signed by the lady who made it." They sell ethically-made weekender bags, backpacks and totes for men and women.

Prices: $58 - $98

Land of a Thousand Hills Pour over coffee pouches for travel.  Direct trade coffee. https://shop.landofathousandhills.com/collections/coffee/products/travel-pour-over-pouches
Land of a Thousand Hills

Their mission "is to craft beautiful coffee, create purposeful work, and cultivate flourishing communities." They sell coffee pour over pouches, so you can bring coffee along on your trip.​

Prices: $4 - $12.50

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Still Looking?

Still cannot find the ethical travel products you are looking for? Keep scrolling down for even more links!.

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Electronics Bags

If you need electronic bags and sleeves to carry your devices along, go to:

Ethical Electronic Accessories

to find laptop sleeves, messenger bags, phone cases, tablet holders and more.

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Backpacks

For more ethically-made backpacks, also check out our guide to:

Sweatshop Free Backpacks

STILL LOOKING? 

For more ethically-made travel gear, also check out:

Zoetica

(Reusable, eco-friendly containers, to avoid travel waste.)

Preserve

(Eco-friendly travel toothbrushes and razors, made in the USA from recycled yogurt cups!)

Miscoots Outfitters

(Made in USA travel blankets, pillows, backpacks and totes which give back and employ the homeless.)

Blue Ridge Overland Gear

(Ethical travel and vehicle bags and organizers, made in the USA.)

Ona

(High quality leather travel bags and backpacks)

High Point

(Travel company that helps you plan mission-minded and world changing trips!)

High Point Supply Co.

(Small travel accessories.)

Jessica Rey Swimwear

(Ethically-made swimwear, cover-ups and beach towels for women and girls)

Cobian Footwear

(Sandals for the whole family that give back, perfect for the beach vacation!)

Moeloco

(Buy-one-give-one flip flops)

United by Blue

(Eco-friendly camping gear)

World Changing Travel Gea for the Conscious Traveler!  Where to find fair trade, ethically-made and eco-friendy travel gear. #fairtrade #travel #conscioustravel

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