Top FSA Eligible Travel Items

by Craig Lindsley

Spring is here and its time for travel! Whether you’re taking a weekend road trip or flying off to an exotic destination it always helps to be prepared for those travel eventualities. Check out our list of must have FSA eligible travel items that are small on size but big on effect.

1. Sun Bum Mineral SPF 30 Non-Tinted Sunscreen Face Lotion (FSA/HSA Eligible)

Travel sized protection for those with sensitive skin. This mineral based sunscreen provides SPF 30 protection while feeling silky and lightweight on your skin. The lotion leaves a matte finish that can be used as a primer under make up or as is for excellent sun protection.

Review From CVS: “This sunscreen goes on smoothly and doesn’t leave a chalky residue. Best of all, I have no itching or burning from using this sunscreen for a protracted time. I usually need to wash off sunscreen after about an hour because of the irritation.” – CVS Customer


2. Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant (FSA/HSA Eligible)

Traveling to the beach can be just as hard on your skin as going to the beach itself. The dry environment of airplanes and hotel rooms can leave your skin feeling parched and itchy. This travel sized version of the number 1 Dermatologist recommended ointment is easy to keep on hand to protect and rejuvenate your skin wherever you are.

Review From CVS: I have had trouble in years past with dry cracking heels and this product does the trick. My heels are now as soft as a baby’s bottom. I’m thrilled to be able to have found such a good product which promises to be a lifelong friend.” – CVS Customer

3. Claritin Children's 24 Hour Allergy Relief Grape Flavored Chewables (FSA/HSA Eligible)

After being cooped up all winter, springtime is a wonderful opportunity to get outdoors for some fresh air. Unfortunately for a lot of us and our children the fresh air carries the risk of aggravating seasonal allergies. These grape flavored chewable tablets are easy to keep handy while traveling and provide 24-hour relief from sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes and throat.

Review from CVS: My kids have allergies and Claritin keeps them breathing when they go outside to play. Affordable and effective. I keep these in my medicine cabinet and purse. I will continue to buy”-CVS Customer

4. Clear Eyes Triple Action Relief Eye Drops (FSA/HSA Eligible)

Allergies and air travel can leave your eyes itchy, red and dry. These eye drops provide up to 12 hours of relief and irritation.

Review From CVS: These work great. I use daily drops to help dry eye and these when they are irritated. They work.”-CVS Customer

5. Pepto-Bismol 5 Symptom Relief Chewable Tablets, Cherry Flavor(FSA/HSA Eligible)

Take the edge off the quick slice of airport pizza or the quick food truck sandwich by keeping Pepto-Bismol chewable tablets with you. These ultra-portable tablets can go with you wherever you go on your travels, ready at a moment’s notice to relieve nausea, heartburn, indigestion and more.

Review From CVS: I don’t often have heartburn but when I do, I have always used the Pepto brand so when they came in chewable form and easily storable in my purse without fear of pink spills, I was ecstatic. It works just as great.”-CVS Customer

6. Dramamine Motion Sickness Less Drowsy (FSA/HSA Eligible)

Motion sickness can seriously hamper your travel plans. Dramamine’s motion sickness remedy gives you fast relief from the symptoms of motion sickness for up to 24 hours without making you super sleepy. The convenient travel vial means that relief goes with you and is there when you need it.

Review From CVS: I find this new less drowsy formula to be so much nicer than the original formula. It still works just as well, lasts longer and does not cause the extreme drowsiness as the original”-CVS Customer

7. QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 2 Test Kit (FSA/HSA Eligible)

Sometimes it’s all about piece of mind. These easy to use at home antigen COVID-19 tests, provide quick and easy to understand results after potential exposure and can help you determine if you need to follow up with your doctor. Approved for use on adults and children aged 2 and up, these home tests can help ease your mind before or after taking a trip.

Review From CVS: So I got this a little while back and I just wanted to keep it around just in case it is needed in my family unit at home and of course someone at my daughter’s school tested positive so it came right in handy and went right to you it was quick and easy to use those directions with little test just follow the directions and wait for your results. I think it works perfectly well, it’s quick and easy and socially if you just need to know if someone tested positive or not.”-CVS Customer

8. Bausch + Lomb Biotrue Multi-Purpose Contact Lens Solution (FSA/HSA Eligible)

This is a travel size of the very popular Biotrue contact lens solution from Bausch and Lomb. This multi-purpose solution cleans, rinses and disinfects your contacts including the silicone hydrogel lenses. Inspired by the biology of your eyes, Biotrue contains the lubricant found naturally in your eyes with a pH that matches that of healthy tears giving you up to 20 hours of moisture.

Review From CVS: It’s a good contact solution at a reasonable price. Perfect size for taking on the plane and even for just a grab and go in case of those emergencies. Not too big to carry around but provides ample moisture”-CVS Customer

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