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8 Pairs of Perfectly Packable Travel Pajamas

Lightweight, packable, stylish, and cozy—you’ll be so happy you packed these travel pajamas when you slip into them after a long day on the road. Made with high-performing fabrics to regulate temperature, wick away moisture, and keep you comfortable all night long, these sleepwear essentials have earned a spot in your suitcase.

Cool-jams Cami Shorty Pajama Set

Cool jams pajama set.

Tend to overheat when you sleep? Keep your cool with Cool-jams’ Cami Shorty Pajama Set, which is made from a proprietary smart fabric that helps control your temperature, wicks away moisture, dries quickly, and prevents odor-causing bacteria from forming. The camisole has a built-in shelf bra, making these the perfect travel pajamas because the top can double as a workout shirt or layering tank.

Saxx Snooze Pant and Sleepwalker Tee

Saxx pajama pants.

Made from a super soft modal/elastane blend, the Saxx Snooze Pant and Sleepwalker Tee feel like a second skin. The fabric is moisture-wicking, and both the shirt and pants have non-chafing flat seams and no tags, so nothing will interrupt your sleep.

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Peruvian Connection Annie’s Nightgown

Peruvian connection annie's nightgown

This long, elegant-looking nightgown is perfect for chillier climates or situations where you want to be a bit more covered up. Made out of cotton and modal, this stretchy nightgown could pass for a maxi dress during the day, but is comfortable enough for sleeping. Rock it on your next long-haul flight and get away with wearing pajamas in public.


Dagsmejan Nattcool Tank Top and Shorts

Dagsmejan pajama set.

Headed somewhere hot? Dagsmejan’s trademarked Nattcool fabric (made from naturally cooling eucalyptus) is eight times more breathable than cotton and dries in one third the time, so you’ll stay fresh even in a non-air conditioned room. Combine the Nattcool tank top with the shorts for a stylish matching set.

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Amorbella Thermal Underwear Set

Amorbella pajamas.

Amorbella Thermal Underwear Set is the best travel pajama when you want warmth without the weight. This thin set is ultra-soft and can double as a base layer for winter activities. It’s available in a wide range of colors and sizes, as well in as a men’s sized version.

TexereSilk Silk Pajama Set

TexereSilk pajamas.

You don’t have to blow your whole travel wardrobe budget if you want silk pajamas. This set by TexereSilk is affordable but still offers the classy look and luxurious feel of real silk. This silk can even be machine washed on delicate, saving you from dry-cleaner runs.

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J.Crew Factory Short-Sleeve End-on-End Pajama Set

J. crew factory pajama set.

J.Crew Factory is the place to go if you’re looking for stylish retro pajama sets at bargain prices. The short-sleeve end-on-end pajama set has rave reviews and great details like contrasting piping, and the site is constantly having sales, so you can avoid paying full price.

BP Cozy Joggers

BP joggers.

Jogger-style pants are very trendy right now, so you wouldn’t be embarrassed running an errand or boarding a plane in BP’s Cozy Joggers. These bottoms are available in sizes from XXS to 3X, and even have pockets.

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By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

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