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Multigenerational travel is coming in hot, but how do you pack to ensure you have everything you need, so that you won’t have to borrow from parents or siblings? Amy Valm’s guide will ensure you hit the road with style, sequins, rainbows and poop graphics included.

Fjallraven High Coast Backpack

Go ahead and leave wet beach clothes in the front pocket of this trendy Swedish pack without dampening the rest of your gear. Reflective strips keep you visible at night and there’s plenty of room for homework, too. $109.95, indigo.ca

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Kids Rainbow Sidestripe Sk8-Hi Zip

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Comfort rules when it comes to trekking. Stay stylish and blister-free with these awesome kicks. These match the classic Vans high-top style, spruced up with an on-trend rainbow design. $65, vans.ca

Trackers Hardside Legion Luggage

Let the good times roll with this light-as-anything wheely. Standing 29-inches tall, it’s compact yet offers plenty of space thanks to an expandable middle. And with wheels that rotate 360 degrees, any way you push, pull or tug, this case is coming with you. $149.99, bentley.com

Fujifilm Instax Mini

If there are no selfies, did you even go on vacation? The latest edition to the Fuji line prints and develops pictures in 90 seconds, has a mirror to make sure everyone is in the frame and automatically adjusts the shutter speed to capture the perfect snap. $149.95, indigo.ca

Tamagotchi

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The little handheld pet of the 1990s is back. With its tiny size, this pet is the perfect travel companion for when there’s no WiFi, or when you’re feeling extra responsible. $44.99, amazon.ca

Uniqlo Light Warm Padded Parka

A lightweight jacket is the ultimate travel companion. This one is filled with a down alternative to keep you toasty and a has water-repellent exterior without excessive bulk. It’s compact for easy packing and makes an excellent pillow. $39.90, uniqlo.com

Sip x S’well Water Bottle

Keep your drinks hot or cold thanks to ThermaS’well technology. The stainless steel, leak-proof bottles are worth their salt with fun patterns changing every season, like this whimsical stargazer scene. $34.99, well.ca

AtGames Sega Genesis Ultimate Handheld Portable Gaming Console

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With 85 built-in games, Sega’s chili dog-loving hedgehog, Sonic, is ready to party in the palm of your hand (with Mortal Kombat and Pac-Panic, too). When your eyes grow weary looking at the nearly three-inch screen, plug it into the TV at your Airbnb. $79.96, walmart.ca

Four-piece travel set

There’s plenty of room for your retainer and Lip Smackers in this celestial-themed travel kit. With four pouches of varying sizes, it’s equipped to keep everything – such as shampoo, a toothbrush and your BFF necklace – organized. $45, indigo.ca

808 Audio Earcanz Sport Bluetooth Headphones

These bitty buds are compact but powerful, offering six hours of big sound on a single charge. The best part? You’ve got no cords to hold you down. $99, mec.ca

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