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The Best Travel-Friendly Cases for the New iPhone 11 Models

With the release of the three latest iPhone 11 models, we rounded up the best cases you can get for the new buzzed-about phone. This iPhone update might be the best yet for travelers, as the new and improved camera systems are great for mobile photo and video shooting while on vacation. Plus, these models are supposed to have much longer battery life and are splash-, dust-, and water-resistant. So, if you’re investing in the latest phone craze, make sure you protect it with a travel-friendly case.

Otterbox Cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, & 11 Pro Max

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Otterbox has already released new cases for most of its already-popular lines like Commuter, Defender, Symmetry, Viva, and more for the new iPhone 11 models. The Otter + Pop series offers both standout protection and a secure grip that’s built in. Or, combine your wallet with your phone case with one of Otterbox’s tough but slim folio cases. No matter which case you choose, pair it with the ultra-strong Amplify Glass Edge-2-Edge Screen Protector which covers every inch of your phone’s fragile screen.

Incipio Stashback 2.0 Case

Incipio Stashback 2.0

Incipio’s Stashback 2.0 case slides down to reveal a secret storage space that can hold up to three cards or cash. The case itself is made from a slim, shock-absorbing material that will protect against any drops.

Lifeproof Cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, & 11 Pro Max

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Lifeproof’s Flip case has a hidden back panel with two card slots plus a cash pocket. This rugged yet slim case will protect your phone, but won’t interfere with mobile payments or wireless charging. Looking for a simpler phone case? Lifeproof has a wide variety of options for all models of the iPhone 11, from minimalist to colorful. 

Ekster Cases for iPhone 11 & 11 Pro

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Get your hands on one of the sleekest wallet phone cases out there for your new iPhone. Ekster’s leather wallet cases can hold one card and some cash.

Casetify Cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, & 11 Pro Max

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New iPhone model cases are available now in the brand’s fun prints. Casetify has up to 9-foot drop protection, so these cases are durable for travelers.

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Grip2u Cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, & 11 Pro Max

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Grip2u’s multi-functional cases are available for all three new models. The case has a built-in grip handle and some models also have a built-in kickstand. I use this case on my older iPhone model and most definitely will be purchasing this case with my upgrade.

Nomad Cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, & 11 Pro Max

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For rugged toughness, look no further than Nomad’s new iPhone cases. Available in all three new models, these cases are tough and come in a variety of wallet options.

smartish Cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, & 11 Pro Max

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These affordable cases are available in plenty of travel-friendly options: crossbody cases, wallets, and more.

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Zagg Brands’ Cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, & 11 Pro Max

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For all of the new accessories and cases you’ll need for the latest iPhone, check out Zagg brands which have everything from shatterproof screen protectors to innovative cases. Always running out of phone battery? Invest in the mophie juice pack, a case with a built-in battery.

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By Ashley Rossi

Ashley Rossi is always ready for her next trip. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram for travel tips, destination ideas, and off the beaten path spots.

After interning at SmarterTravel, Ashley joined the team full time in 2015. She's lived on three continents, but still never knows where her next adventure will take her. She's always searching for upcoming destination hotspots, secluded retreats, and hidden gems to share with the world.

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