If you have a flexible spending account or similar tax advantaged account here’s a list of eligible travel things you can buy that don’t require a prescription. With the year coming to an end this is the perfect time to use up remaining balances.
A day of walking urban exploring or hiking can really take a toll on the feet. Grab a pair of insoles to cushion your feet better.
- Dr. Scholl’s Massaging Gel Heel Cups
- Dr. Scholl’s Comfort Tri-Comfort Insoles for Men
- Dr. Scholl’s Comfort Tri-Comfort Insoles for Women
- Profoot Triad Orthotic Insoles for Men 2-pack
- Profoot Triad Orthotic Insoles for Women
Motion Sickness Wristbands
My sister bought everyone these when we went on our Disney cruise. They’re essentially elastic bands with a plastic bead that puts pressure on a point on your wrist that is suppose to ease nausea from motion sickness. There are believers and skeptics to the whole science behind this but give it a try if you’re worried about motion sickness when traveling.
The rule is the products are FSA eligible if it has a SPF protection level of 15 or greater. The general recommendation is children should use sunscreen with higher levels of SPF protection than adults.
- Search for sunscreen
- Search for children’s sunscreen
- Banana Boat Sport Performance Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30
Insect repellent is FSA eligible if it also includes offer SPF protection of 15 or greater.
Same deal here. If it has SPF protection, it’s eligible.
- Avène Mineral High Protection Tinted Compact SPF 50
- La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Daily Tone Correcting Primer
Regular lip balm with SPF protection is eligible. Tinted makeup lip balms with SPF 15+ is also eligible.
First Aid Kits
Get a travel kit and replace items in the kit you keep at home that have expired or were used.