Your flights are booked, your passport’s definitely in date, and the work days are feeling longer than ever – sounds like you’ve got a holiday coming up. When it comes to packing your case, there are a few personalised essentials that we know will make your trip away even sweeter (especially if the kids are going with you). 

For the airport

For a lot of us, shopping duty-free and eating predominantly beige foods make the airport a rather fun part of a holiday. But, enter any plane delays or children under 12 and it can get a little stressful. Well, nothing fills time, or sparks joy quite like a card game. Perfect for waiting at the terminal or during longer flights, our personalised card games are compact and ready to travel with you. Add photos of the family, or your kids’ favourite characters to a pack of Uno cards and bring on the fun. 

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For the beach 

It’s 7am and you’ve got sunloungers to steal reserve. What better way to claim them as your own than with a personalised towel? You can add up to 23 photos in different layouts to create a towel that’s really unique (great for gifting too, by the way). Ours are microfibre and cotton, and they’re machine washable. They’re not just for kids either, why not get a set printed if you’re heading on a hen do? Personalised hen t-shirts look great on the plane, but towels will keep the banter rolling by the poolside. 

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For bad-weather days

We’ve got everything crossed that you won’t see a single cloud on your holiday. Not one. Alas, it can happen. So should the rain (rudely) fall during your time away, there’s one thing that will keep your mood up – and the kids entertained – our personalised jigsaw puzzles. Easy to pack and fun to pop together, you can choose a jigsaw between 49 to 2000 pieces, so whether you’re killing time with little ones, or unwinding with a glass of vino, it’s a relaxing way to stay busy and wait for the sun to return. 

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For the kids stuff

Ever left packing their travel bag to the kids? We’d recommend. It’s sure to fill at least one hour (not including your time sense-checking which household items have been thrown in). If they’re taking their own bag on the plane, why not make it a unique one? You can add up multiple photos to our personalised drawstring bags. They’re double-sided, with room for text, and there are 20 background designs to choose from – you could even create one together. Go for the larger size and double it up as a beach bag too. A personalised bag inside a personalised towel? It doesn’t get much cooler.

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And for when you get back…

You’ve made it back home and your camera roll is full. Good work – that’s just how it should be. Rather than leaving those photos in the Cloud or sending a few to the family Whatsapp group, why not get them printed? Our photo books, photo tiles, and photo prints are the best way to remember those hot-weather adventures and are a joy to look back on for years to come. Whether you’d like your holiday memories up on the wall or kept inside a photo book for sharing with visitors, we’ve got something for you. 

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Make sure to share all those stories you turn into photo products with us at @photoboxuk. Now, where are the Piña Coladas at?