Political discussions at the family dinner table aren’t the only landmines you’ve got to sidestep next week—don’t forget about touchy-feely agents at security check, lost bags, weather delays, and chatty seatmates. Getting home can feel like an insane trek, especially when you’re only showing face for 48 hours. But it’s possible to do the whole holiday travel thing without losing your mind, you just need the right gear to simplify the journey and drown out the noise.