Kate Middleton’s travel essentials: 7 tips for traveling like a king


Nicholas Murphy

Whether traveling to Australia, India and the Caribbean on royal visits or flying to Mustique for a luxury family vacation, the Duchess of Cambridge is no stranger to preparing for an international trip.

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Some of the Royal Family’s biggest travel secrets have already been revealed, many of which are following Kate, but she also has a few of her own tricks up her sleeve. While the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are currently soaking up the sun on their royal tour for the queen’s platinum jubilee, we can’t help but wonder how the royal is keeping her dresses wrinkle-free and her hair still smooth and shiny despite soaring temperatures In the Caribbean.

Luckily, everything is revealed below. Keep scrolling for genius tips and tricks from the Duchess of Cambridge…

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Bring a change of clothes

The Queen is said to have made duplicates of certain outfits in case of an unexpected incident – how clever. Kate may not be copying the monarch thing, but she’s probably packing spare clothes and shoes to make sure she avoids wardrobe malfunctions, not to mention dirty fingers from her three kids!

Pack individual items

You won’t find the Duchess’ dresses unfolded and stuffed into suitcases in a sloppy fashion.


Kate’s dresses are often packed in individual garment racks

While her sister-in-law Meghan Markle has admitted wrapping her clothes with dryer sheets between them to keep them fresh, Duchess Kate is believed to fold and wrap her belongings in tissue paper before packing them.

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To avoid wrinkles, some gowns are transported on the plane in individual clothes racks, and The sun even reported that her dresses even have their own row of seats!

Matching family luggage

Seasoned travelers Kate and William have an impressive collection of bespoke luggage from luxury travel brand Globe-Trotter – and so do their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis!


The Royal Family has a color-coded luggage tag system

So how do they tell them apart? With the classic color-coded luggage tag system used by the Royal Family, of course.

Wear wrinkle-free travel clothes

Have you ever wondered how Kate looked so perfectly fresh and groomed after a long-haul flight? There’s never a crease or crease in sight, and that’s thanks to carefully thought-out travel attire.

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The Duchess has never wrinkled her clothes after traveling

“All the Duchess or her ‘people’ have to do is familiarize themselves with the best wrinkle-free fabrics,” said former Mulberry creative director Scott Henshall. told the MailOnline. He went on to suggest that polyester, nylon, acrylic and olefin garments are the best options.

Kate’s must-have skincare products

Everyone knows that flying can dehydrate your skin, which is why there are a few skincare products the Duchess relies on when she travels.

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Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturizer, £35, ASOS


Highlights include Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturizer, which has built-in SPF, and Heaven’s Bee Venom Mask in black and gold, which cleanses and firms the skin.

Kate’s must-have hair products

Hair essentials are equally important, with the Royal Family’s personal hairstylist Amanda Cook Tucker often pictured joining Kate on her royal tours.

hair spray

Elnett hairspray, £6.63, Feel unique


Amanda previously revealed that her travel case contains 13 brushes and essentials, including Elnett’s Supreme Hold Hairspray.

Kate’s handbag essentials


The ‘Original’ Folding S, £90, Longchamp


It has previously been reported that Kate always carries a compact mirror, blotting paper, tissue and lip balm wherever she goes. The four essentials are perfect for making sure she’s camera-ready wherever she goes.

The bag in question? From Blackberry for London Aspinal without speaking about Smythson, the royal has an enviable collection of designer bags. We rounded the best Black Friday handbag deals if you want to copy Kate’s style, but for a long-haul flight, you can’t go wrong with a trusty Longchamp bag.

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