I love hats while traveling! They easily hide a bad hair day and protect me from the sun and the wind and other elements. Also all the hats on this list would be so cute paired with the perfect travel dress, travel shorts, travel vest and travel shoes. Read on to see my top 10 favorite women's travel hats!

Sun Hat -  Pricing Table

Sun Hat

Name

Circumference

Brim

Material

Sun Protection

Scala

24"

3"

100% Cotton

UPF 50

Colombia

24"

3"

100% Nylon

Omni-Shade UPF 50

Siggi Floppy

21.5"

4.7"

Cotton /Rayon/ Polyester

UPF 50

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Siggi Cotton

UPF Sun Hat

24"

N/A

100% Cotton

UPF 50

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Siggi Cotton

Itopfox

22"

5'5"

N/A

none

HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT WOMEN'S SUN HAT

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Sun Protection

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THE BEST SUN HATS FOR TRAVEL

Scala  - Cotton Hat with Inner Drawstring

Circumference : 24"

100% Cotton

Brim: 3 inches

UPF 50

Scala's travel hat is my favorite pick for the #1 travel hat. It has an UPF rating of 50+ and is made of 100% cotton. This hat is hand wash only and I love that you can choose whether or not you want to fold over the brim. It is available in a huge plethora of super fun colors.

The hat is adjustable via an inner drawstring. If you happen to have a big head, just take out the drawstring and the hat will fit you well! This hat is super functional and makes for a great travel gift! Its super versatile and it works as well on a hike, at a music festival, while traveling, really you can take it any place that you can think of.

There's no wire in the brim but its made of a stiff canvas that holds whatever shape that you prefer really well. You can fold it up and pack it into your luggage without it taking up very much space. Once you land at your destination, just unfold it and smooth it out and its ready to go!

Columbia -  Bora Bora Booney Sun Hat

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Columbia

Circumference : 24"

100% Nylon

Brim: 3 inches

Omni-Shade UPF 50

Colombia's Bora Bora Booney Hat II is 100% Nylon and is available in 5 basic colors. It features Omni-Shade and Omni-Wick protection, keeping you safe from both the sun and moisture and sweat. It is all kinds of adjustable with a drawcord and toggle located in the back. The included chinstrap is also adjustable.

This is designed to be a fishing hat first and foremost but really its a fit for any travel excursion. The sweatband features Omni-Wick, a patented technology combined with a vent made out of mesh. Both these features keep you from getting overheated and you won't have to worry about sweat running into your eyes.

The hat features quick dry fabric, so even if you fell into a lake it'll dry off pretty shortly. The chinstrap keeps the hat safe from flying off your head. The brim of the hat isn't stiff so its super easy to fold up this hat and pack it away in your luggage.

Siggi  - Floppy Hat

Sun Hat Siggi

Circumference : 21.5"

Cotton/Rayon/Polyester

Brim: 4.7 inches

UPF 50

Without a doubt, Siggi is one of my favorite women's travel hat brands, they are featured three times in this roundup! This hat is made of Cotton, Rayon and Polyester and has an adjustable string. It features an SPF of 50+ and a 4.7 inch brim. You'll be safe from the sun is this hat, without your foreheads and eyes shaded from the sun.

Siggi's hat features a chin strap and the hat itself is light and ventilated. It's a perfect hat for travel in Spring and Summer. The brim lies flat for packing and there is a ponytail slot. This hat's brim is stiff and shapeable and the back of the hat is made of a lighter material that covers your head and neck.

The back material feature makes the hat perfect to wear if you are sunbathing in a beach chair. The floppy back of the hat also makes it easy for you to slip on your headphones without having to take off the hat.

Siggi - Sun Hat

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Siggi Cotton

Circumference : 24"

100% Cotton

N/A

UPF 50

Next up is Siggi's Sun Hat, and I absolutely love the floral design that peeks out underneath, so kawaii!! This is a 100% Cotton hat featuring 20% Cotton and 80% Polyester lining. There is a built in sweatband and an adjustable string. This hat is totally foldable and compact, making it the perfect travel hat.

The chin strap is detachable which is great and the hat features a wide brim measuring 4 to 4.5 inches in length. The hat is lightweight and cool and you can fold up the front brim if you need to have more visibility while walking or hiking.

I love this hat because it is so feminine and girly. It's comfortable, fits well and won't fly off your head. There is a wire in the brim so that you can shape it however you like. If you want an adorable little travel hat, perfect for summer, hot weather, fishing trips and more, this hat from Siggi is it!

Itopfox - Floppy Straw Hat

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Itafox

Circumference : 22"

N/A

Brim: 5.5 inches

No UPF 

It you are looking for a travel hat with a huge brim, check out this hat from Itopfox. I love that it not only comes in basic black but it is also available in a color section of striped designs. This hat is comfortable and soft and features a thick material which stays cool and is breathable.

This hat is totally foldable and packable, just make sure that you roll it up properly. The brim of the hat is 5.5 inches in length and there is a chin strap attached to keep it from blowing off your head. This hat is perfect for the beach and its a great statement piece!

JOSENI  - Beach Straw Hat

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - JOSENI

N/A

100% Paper Straw

Brim: 3.5 inches

No UPF

Joseni's cute little straw hat is made of high quality materials and is made of 100% paper straw. It is well ventilated, lightweight and breathable and feels comfortable and soft. This hat features a bowknot design which makes it super feminine and cute. 

The chin strap is detachable and the height of the hat is 3.5 inches. The brim measures 3.5 inches also and there is a built-in sweatband. You can easily roll up this hat for packing and the wide brim does a good job of protecting you from the sun. I love that this hat is very comfortabe and oh so simple and stylish, its the perfect addition to your summer cruise or getaway vacation.

Sun Blocker - Sun Hat with Neck Flap 

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Sunblocker

Circumference : 24"

100% Polyester

Brim: 24 inches

UPF 50

I love this huge net flap on this Sun Blocker hat! It's just so fobby and so Asian. I can totally see my mom wearing this hat but it looks stylish at the same time.This hat comes in 4 colors, a basic khaki and three super girly pastel colors: blue, purple and pink.

This hat features a cute floral fashion ribbon in the back and measures 4 inches in length. The circumference of this hat is 24 inches and this hat runs big.​ This hat is foldable and rollable and features a sweatband and UPF 50+ protection. It's made of 100% polyester and if you don't like the scarf, you can easily replace it with one of your own!

Siggi - Floppy Summer Sun Beach Straw Hat

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Siggi Summer

N/A

Paper Straw

Brim: 3.7 inches

No UPF

Loving the thick ribbon on this next Siggi hat, made out of paper straw. This well ventilated hat features a wide 3.7 inch brim. It is easily foldable and comes with a detachable chin strap. This hat's wide brim protects you quite well from the sunlight and I love how its so soft and floppy.

This is totally high quality function meets style at a bargain price. This hat runs a little big but the chin strap will help it stay on your head. I love that it shields the sun without being the hugest hat ever.  The hat is adjustable inside but you have to look for it, you can unvelcro is and adjust the tightness to fit any size head.

Nine West - Tweed Floppy Hat 

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Nine West

N/A

80% Fiber/20% Polyester

Brim: 4 inches

UPF 50

Nine West's packable travel hat is of the utmost quality as Nine West is a trusted brand. It is made of 80% Fibers and 20% Polyester. You'll have UPF 50 protection with this hat. I love the big ribbon on this travel hat and its adjustable brim which folds up and down as you please.

The brim of this hat measures 4 inches and it measures 13 x 14 x 6.5 inches.​  This hat is perfect for summer travel and also works for an upscale dinner or a Spring wedding. This is an ultra feminine travel hat of the utmost quality, which is perfect for any occasion.

Dorfman - Travel Bucket Hat

Best Womens Sun Hat for Travel - Dorfman

Circumference: 22 3/4

100% Twill

Brim: 2 inches

No UPF

Dorfman Pacific's Travel Bucket Hat is made of 100% Twill and comes in 4 muted, basic colros. The brim of this hat measures 2 inches and it ventilates well via it's ventilation eyelets. This hat is easily packable, you won't even have to worry about folding or rolling it. 

 Note that the color is much lighter in the photos.  I love that the hat has a slightly aged look and is designed to look like a classic fisherman's hat. It does a pretty good job on sun protection of the face, although your ears are exposed to the sun. This is a unisex cap and its machine washable.​ This hat tends to run large and is well-made featuring quality material and ordered sewing and stitching.

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