This Gear Review first appeared in the SUMMER 2023 issue of Trucking Magazine. Click here to buy BACK ISSUES online

Loyalty Wash Bag

Rex London


This stylish men’s Loyalty wash bag is ideal for storing toiletries for a week-long tramp away. Features a zip fastening, two internal pockets, splashproof internal lining and a grab handle for easy carrying. The same company makes a wide range of similar bags if this design doesn’t appeal. It measures 30cm × 11cm × 14cm

Bigso Travel Bag

A Place For Everything


With a strong hanging hook, this travel toiletry bag can be attached to doors, hangers or towel racks, making access to your toiletries simple and easy.  The well-designed cosmetic and toiletries organiser has two concealed zipped pockets, a mesh pocket to sort small items that need to be visible, as well as a detachable pocket with clear plastic window. This portable bathroom organiser is ideal for keeping everything organised for a week away. It folds down to a small size when travelling to save luggage space. Size when unfolded 68cm x 28cm

MAN HangingWash Bag

MAN Trucks Store


Obviously this one is only if you’re a MAN truck driver or fan of MAN trucks! Freshen up on the go with this essential wash bag from MAN trucks. Easy to store away and multiple compartments with mesh and stretch pockets ensure efficient organisation of all your toiletries, also has a mirror inside. A handy travel hook suspends the bag securely while a webbed carry handle on the top makes it easy to transport. Hardwearing plastic clips secure the bag closed to protect its contents.

Tide Accessories Bag

Three Peaks


The Tide Accessories Bag is available in grey, yellow or green. It is a very durable and adaptable accessories or toiletry bag with sturdy carry handle, three interchangeable inner dividers with velcro fasteners, allowing you to divide the internal pockets to suit your needs. It is also compatible with the Three Peaks GBR Tide 12litre and 18litre backpacks.


Joost Shop


For those that have to display their truck fandom wherever they go, these toiletry bags are printed with either Volvo, DAF or Mercedes logos. Dimensions: 28cm x 15cm

AvaJex Washbag

AvaJex shop on Amazon


The selling point for this toiletry bag is the sheer size of it. Measuring 31cm x 27cm x 8cm when closed, it has no fewer than 19 separate compartments inside for keeping your stuff organised and secure. The outer fabric is waterproof making it perfect for those truckstop showers where everything seems to get wet. The outer pockets are perfect for toothbrush and paste or razors.

Recycled washbags



Rebago specialise in manufacturing bags of all shapes and sizes from recycled truck tarpaulins and side curtains. Every bag is unique as it is cut from a single curtain and stitched together. They also use recycled seat belts and bike tyres for the straps and edging. The ‘Charlie’ bag shown here measures 26cm x 18cm x 8cm. One thing is for sure: it is very durable and hardwearing and likely to last a lifetime.

Trucker’s Towels

Joost Shop


Joost offer these towels in different colours including blue, grey, black and green. They can be supplied with the embroidered logos for Scania, Volvo and DAF, or the slogans “Lady Trucker”, “My truck is my home” and “Best driver”. Each towel measures 70cm x 140cm.

Waffl Towels

Waffl Store

£22 for one, £60 for three

The Waffle Towels are designed for the gym or beach but are perfect for as few days away. Their main selling point is their compact size when folded but still has super absorbency properties (will soak up four times its own weight) and they dry very quickly. The large towels measure 150cm x 95cm but they can roll up to a very compact size.

Trek Towel



Designed to be easy to carry, store and very fast drying the Lifeventure HydroFibre Ultralight is another product aimed at sports and hiking users but also very handy for a few days away. It measures 130cm x 85cm so a similar size to the other towels featured here but it packs up into a tiny carry case and weight just over 200g when dry. It can also absorb up to five times its own weight in water.