This travel squatting potty is a must-have when traveling on vacation
We’ve never been one to shy away from talking about poop. From constipation tips and the best foods to help you go to the bathroom regularly, to learning what stool color really means, we’ll do everything to make your bowel movements go smoothly. Share as much as possible (no pun intended). That’s why it’s imperative that we share our latest and greatest toilet-time essentials, guaranteed to give you a great poop wherever you go. Get acquainted with the Travel Porta Squatty ($30), the compact, foldable version of the original Squatty Potty that will be your gut-saver when you get home for the holidays.
As if traveling over the holidays wasn’t stressful enough, anyone with a sensitive gut knows that it can quickly throw your digestive system into trouble, putting your bowels on schedule. Your usual stalled. Classroom awkwardness in a bathroom that isn’t your own combined with questionable airport food and successful, satisfying bowel movements is as easy as hailing a cab on New Year’s Eve.
That’s where the Travel Porta Squatty comes into play. Like the original Squatty Potty, the travel version places you at a 35-degree angle on the toilet bowl, relaxing the pubic rectus (AKA, your defecation) muscles to minimize strain. It also has a subtle slope that helps keep your heels higher than your toes, giving you extra lift that loosens your colon and makes it easier to push, so you leave the bathroom happier. and healthier.
The difference from the OG squat is the frame. While the original model is sturdy and stationary, the Travel Squatty is lighter and folds flat (15 inches when folded down), making it a sensible, space-saving addition to your carry-on or checked baggage. It’s simple to set up—all you have to do is pull open its legs, push them into place, and sit on the toilet—so don’t worry about the laborious setup to try and go. toilet. Tl;Dr—It’s our #1 travel accessory to go #2.
And if the idea of installing a travel Squatty Potty in your couple’s bathroom gives you pause, know that taking it apart is also simple and discreet. When you’re done, simply fold the stool flat and store it in a cupboard or behind the toilet, where no one will notice. You can also toss it back in your backpack or carry-on if you’re feeling shy, no judgement!
Whether you’re flying home for Thanksgiving with the family or driving across the country to celebrate the New Year with a friend, Porta Squatty is there for you when you’re… on the road. Don’t pack your bag without it.
Want to stay often during your travels? Watch the video below to avoid backups.
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