What is a Travel Umbrella?

Umbrellas come in all different shapes and sizes.  Some are big and protect you from the sun.  Others you use to keep yourself dry from the rain.  Travel umbrellas really can be used for either, although you normally find yourself looking for one when its raining.  They are the small umbrellas that fold up and are normally compete with a small pouch to store them in. This way they can be carried easily with a person, in a bag, or kept in a car, in the case of a rainy day. Similar to how there are travel size shampoos and conditioners, toothbrush and toothpaste, there are travel sized umbrellas.  The best part is, when you open them up, they become a full sized functioning umbrella.  When you are done you can fold it back up into an easily carried addition to your day that will keep you dry or out of the sun in the process!

Do I really need A Travel Umbrella?

It is a good idea to have an umbrella with you if the weather is calling for rain.  It will keep you dry and it is easy to carry because of its size. You don’t have to have a travel umbrella, but when you get caught in the rain on the way to work, you will wish you had one.  Especially if your hair gets wet! Leaving a umbrella in your car is always a good option.  That way you have it if you are out and it looks like it might rain.  It won’t take up much space at all!

Are Travel Umbrellas Trendy?

Travel umbrellas have become extremely popular.  They can be found in many stores and available in many different styles.  There are polka dotted designed umbrellas, ones with flowers, others have strips, some may be plain colors if you can imagine it, there is probably a travel umbrella out there to fit your style. Accompanied with its matching pouch for easy storage, you have yourself the perfect accessory to keep you dry in case of a rain shower.

Are there Travel Sun Umbrellas Too?

Yes! Although they are not as common as a typical travel umbrella to keep you from getting rained on, there are sun umbrellas that are travel size. Another common name for them is parasols. These are normally a darker color because the darker colors absorb more of the suns rays to keep your skin more protected.  They are easily compacted and can be carried or tucked away just as easily as any other travel umbrella.  You might want to consider making them a part of your summer accessories.  Your skin will thank you for the consideration.  Depending upon if it is sunny and you need to keep your skin protected or it’s raining and you need to stay dry, travel umbrellas are a great tool to have on you.  Since they are travel size, it makes it even easier to be prepared for whatever the weather may be.