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Travel raincoats for women don’t need to be utilitarian, especially if you’re not planning an outdoorsy trip. Take a look at these stylish and Insta-friendly water-resistant jackets!


Travel Raincoats for Women



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There are all different kinds of weather that you might come across in your travels, and it’s important that your travel wardrobe is prepared. One important piece of your travel wardrobe, especially if you’re planning on traveling in a wetter climate or during the rainy season, is a cute rain jacket. 




TFG Editor wearing Eddie Bauer Women’s Charly Jacket


We’ve compiled a list of our favorite raincoats, from warm jackets to coats that are good at breaking the wind and even a few cute raincoats with hoods. Whatever your style and wherever your destination, there’s packable lightweight raincoat for you.


From budget to luxury, keep reading to find one that best suits you!



Best Travel Raincoats for Women




 Eddie Bauer Women’s Charly Jacket available in sizes from XS-XXL


Editor-In-Chief Favorite: Eddie Bauer Travel Raincoat


The Eddie Bauer Charly Jacket is a huge reader and editor-in-chief favorite. The StormRepel technology will keep you dry and the breathable lining means you won’t feel soggy or stuffy. 

The huge front pockets with both side and top access mean you can easily grab things in the middle of a storm, like gloves, and the adjustable cuffs will keep rain out. 

Super packable, but also cute with the adjustable waist which cinches and gives a feminine feel. Comes in sizes XS to XXL in Eddie Bauer or Amazon


Read this review to learn why we and our readers rave about Eddie Bauer’s waterproof jackets, particularly the Charly Jacket.




Quince Packable Rain Coat available in sizes from XS-XL


Packable Raincoat for Travel: Quince


Calvin Klein makes quality jackets, and its packable anorak raincoat is the perfect everywhere piece. It provides a slimming and classic look.

This Quince weatherproof raincoat is made of polyester, making it machine washable (bonus!) and waterproof. It has adjustable cuffs with a removable hood, a two secure zip hand pockets and Stormflap closure covering front two-way zipper.

It is pure packable perfection, which is why we love this Quince raincoat so much. If you’re looking for the perfect in-between season coat with a waterproof design, then this casual but dressy jacket is for you. You can wear it in cold air or during the rain, and you’ll stay warm and dry.

While these packable raincoats for travel will keep you from getting too cold in nippy weather, they also can be used in warmer weather climates and is especially good for in-between seasons.

It has a nice, slightly shaped design, but its tailoring stylishly dresses the jacket up, making it great for a business trip. And while it’s lightweight, it’s also waterproof. Wear it as a London raincoat, with a little black dress for dinner out, or keep it casual with flats for sightseeing in Paris! Also available in short version here!




Cole Haan Packable Hooded Raincoat available in sizes from XS-XL 


Travel Packable Raincoat: Cole Haan


Cole Haan’s Travel Rain Jacket is an investment piece that will take you through the seasons. Wear it in the rain or as a light coat during colder seasons.

This Cole Haan packable raincoat is a great windbreaker that you can use for intermittent rain. However, this cute raincoat is not a winter coat, so if the days get a bit nippier, you might have to layer to beat the weather.

Cole Haan is one of the best brands for raincoats, and this lightweight, packable jacket shows why. It has a drawstring that makes the fit flattering, pockets with flaps to give a little added protection for your goods, and is perfect for those cool misty days.

Pack one of these fashion raincoats on your trip to beautiful Bruges. The navy blue never loses its chic appeal! It’s also available in petite size, too!


See what our readers ranked as the best packable rain jacket to travel with!




Helly Hansen Wesley II Jacket available in sizes from XS-XL here


Stylish Women’s Raincoat: Helly Hansen


Every neutral wardrobe needs a hint of color, so let Helly Hansen’s Wesley Jacket make you stand out.

This is one of the best raincoats for travel. It’s got a hood that can be stowed in the collar, a storm flap, and zippered side pockets, with a protective chin flap for extra coverage. It has snap buttons and is machine washable. Plus, it’s definitely packable and rolls into a small, lightweight package.

Don’t get flushed out by the muted tones of the season, choose one of the five adorable colors these cute rain jackets come in. This classic hue is a stunner and a nice sophsticaged touch for a trip in spring or a cold summer.


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Marmot Essential Women’s Lightweight Waterproof Raincoat available in sizes from XS-XL


Lightweight Raincoat for Travel: Marmot Essential


Are you headed to a particularly wet climate? Then looking into an everyday women’s raincoat might be the best option for you. As far as everyday goes, the best raincoat for travel might be the Marmot Essential Lightweight Waterproof Rain Jacket.

This waterproof raincoat is both breathable and packable. It has taped seams to ensure it’s weatherproof. Its long length helps keep the rain out, and the water droplets slide right off the plain weave nylon material.

It has zippered pockets to protect your stuff and pit zips to help you regulate the internal temperature underneath. This lightweight womens raincoat is not necessarily built for the deepest winters, but if you’re headed to a cooler climate and experience a nippy day, you can layer underneath.

If you’re looking for what to wear in Italy in May and the forecast is predicting rain, then this might just be the jacket for you!


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Columbia Splash A Little™ Rain Jacket available in sizes from XS-XL and 1X-3X here


Best Brand for Raincoats: Columbia


Columbia makes one of the best travel raincoats for women with the Splash A Little raincoat. Both fashionable and functional, this stylish raincoat is perfect for a rainy jaunt through a European city.

You can pack light stylishly with this packable rain coat, because it’s made of polyester and is machine washable. It’s shell is both waterproof, with its full seamed seal, and breathable, making it great for heading out on a rainy hike.

These minimalist travel raincoats for women by Columbia are a nice addition to your clothing for rain wardrobe. Made with a storm hood, adjustable cuffs, and a modern classic fit, you can definitely play in the rain with this on!

Plus, there is an interior security pocket that’s great for travel. It’s one of the great women’s fashion raincoats with a flattering fit that has the ability for light layering and does a pretty decent job breaking the wind.

The Columbia is a great summer raincoat with a classic yet neutral print and a great design. In fact, you can find one that fits the bill if you’re looking for a classic women’s yellow raincoat!




Columbia Arcadia Ii Waterproof Breathable Jacket with Packable Hood available in sizes from XS-3XL here


Packable Rain Jacket: Columbia


If the Columbia Splash A Little Raincoat isn’t warm enough for you, but you’re still loving the brand, then the Columbia Arcadia Ii Waterproof Breathable Jacket with Packable Hood might be a better fit.

This Columbia style is still one of the more packable raincoats for travel, but it’s a tad bit heavier with its heat thermal, reflective, and insulated style. It’s built specifically for going on an adventure with its travel and media pockets.

The fit is great due to the removable belt that gives you a choice for a more feminine look. And it features a cute ring of fur around the hood that can be detached, depending on the look you’re going for.

This is a great warm and stylish raincoat that has lots of pockets for organization that can double as a winter coat.

Wouldn’t you love to have this fashionable wet-weather coat on your trip to Rome this winter? Gotta have a little faux-fur in your life, and this coat gives it just right!




Joules Golightly Printed Packable Waterproof Rain Coat available in sizes from 2-16


Cute Rain Jackets: Joules Golightly


Sometimes a simple raincoat isn’t enough, and you need something more whimsical for the colder weather travel days. If you’re looking for the best travel raincoat with a little extra flair, then the Joules Golightly Coat is a great choice.

This lightweight stylish raincoat is packable and breathable, sealing in comfort with taped seams, a neck cowl, and a hood with adjustable drawstring.

These stylish raincoats come in several fun colors and feature a regular fit that you can do some layering underneath. 




Eddie Bauer Women’s Girl On The Go Insulated Trench Coat available in sizes from XS-3X


Best Raincoat for Travel: Eddie Bauer


Looking for a packable trench coat? Eddie Bauer is one of the best brands for raincoats, and the Girl On The Go Insulated Trench Coat is no exception.

This classic women’s trench coat is a classic fit — not too form fitting and not too loose, with princess seams for a slimming and flattering fit. The fit also means you can add a few layers for extra warmth.

This is one of the better travel raincoats for women due to the secure zip pockets, one internally and two externally. Plus it’s packable! You can use it in either warmer or cooler weather.

This versatile travel raincoat has a two-way front zip with a storm flap so you can unzip a little from the bottom to sit down or even move better. Also available on Eddie Bauer website.


Here are a few trench coat styles to inspire your travel wardrobe this season!




Fjällräven Stina Jacket available in sizes from XXS-XL


Fashionable Rain Jacket: ​​Fjällräven


With a sleek, cropped look and the functionality of a sturdy raincoat, it’s hard to go wrong with the Stina Jacket by ​​Fjällräven!

This lightweight women’s raincoat is made of a combination of polyester and cotton. It’s durable and water-resistant with a full-zip closure that has some pretty accent details.

It’s an elegant, figure-flattering stylish rain jacket. It has feminine styling and a flattering fit that’s perfect for those chilly spring and fall days. But while it works for layering, it doesn’t quite fit the bill for a winter coat.

We adore the many fashionable details of this piece, ranging from its cuffs to its beautifully high collar. The Stina comes in four different shades but be warned — it’ll definitely be hard to pick just one! You can also shop for it at Nordstrom and Zappos, too!




Summer Raincoat: Cole Haan Short Rain Jacket available in sizes from XS-XL


Summer Raincoat: Cole Haan Short Rain Jacket


Cute, functional, and budget-friendly — if that checks all of your travel raincoat boxes then check out the Cole Haan Short Rain Jacket.

This waterproof hooded raincoat is made of polyester, so it is machine washable. It has an adjustable sleeve opening to help keep the bad weather out.

This darling piece is both cute and functional, with a water-resistant coating that’ll come in handy for those rainy days ahead. It’s lightweight, breathable, and an easy item to throw over just about anything.




Arcteryx Atom Raincoat available in sizes from XXS-XXL


Waterproof Hoody: Arcteryx


For a city-style packable raincoat, the Arcteryx Atom Coat is the choice for you!

This lightweight coat gives complete weather protection — it’s waterproof, windproof, and breathable. It’s built with durable CORELOFT fabric that’s comfortable and keeps the rain and wind off you.

The Arcteryx raincoat for travel is perfect for wandering the streets of Stockholm on a rainy day. It’s sleek and stylish with concealed zippers. And you can get it in a series of different neutral but standard colors.

Pair this light-colored raincoat with comfortable but sleek legging-style pants from Zara and a black pair of Nike free trainers for a city cool-but-casual sightseeing outfit.

While this stylish raincoat leaves room for layers to keep you warm, the fit is still comfortable and not bulky. It’s perfect for wet days in urban environments and works well with every look!


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Marmot PreCip Lightweight Waterproof Rain Jacket available in sizes from XS-XXL


Travel Raincoats for Women: Marmot


All rain coat, no frills. The Marmot PreCip is the perfect packable raincoat if you’re looking for a classic no bells and whistles model.

The Marmot is a bit more on the casual style, but the feminine seams make the fit flattering. It’s got a high-quality build, both waterproof and breathable with tapered seams that help prevent leaks.

This lightweight jacket is perfect for hiking, climbing, cycling, or any other activity when rain might be a slight problem. It has an attached adjustable hood that can be rolled into the collar for use when you don’t need it. Not to mention, the Marmot folds perfectly for travel.

It’s your everywhere jacket, fitting to use wherever you are — at home or on the road. You’ll never run out of style with this versatile coat.




Marmot Lea Jacket available in sizes from XS-XL


Lightweight Women’s Raincoat: Marmot


Marmot is one of my favorite outdoor brands. Its quality gear is made to last, and the Marmot Lea Jacket is no exception. These travel raincoats for women are more than just the average waterproof jacket.

This is one of those stylish women’s raincoats made for spring’s fickle conditions. It’s both a waterproof raincoat with its seam-sealed fabric and built to keep you warm in cooler climates with its two-layered fabric.

It is a waterproof hooded raincoat with adjustable cuffs and an internal zippered pocket to protect your more valuable things. And it has an attached hood that can be tucked away when you’re not using it.

The dark purple would look fantastic against the gray backdrop of Buckingham Palace or even throw on the dark arctic navy for a visit to the Eiffel Tower. You can sport feminine style even when function is top priority!

If you need something a little thicker for those colder weather travel days, opt for the Chelsea Coat. This waterproof down raincoat is comfortable, light, yet heavy duty. This fashionable find will keep you warm, even when it’s freezing outside on those cold and windy days.

You’ll always stay chic and cozy in this down raincoat, so be sure to bring this on your Icelandic tour — take me to the Blue Lagoon!




North Face Antora Jacket available in sizes from XS-3X


Classic Travel Raincoat: The North Face


The North Face is one of the best travel brands, and we love the Antora raincoat. Check out this classic stylish raincoat!

These packable raincoats for travel keep you both warm and dry, so you’re shielded from the elements — both winter and rain. It’s great for layering, too, if you need a little additional warmth. Plus, it comes in an array of cute colors. 

Similar to the trench coat, it can be worn in various destinations and is both functional and travel-friendly. With a simple and classic appearance, this can be thrown over any casual look!


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Cole Haan Signature Trench Coat available in sizes from XS-XL


Waterproof Trench Coat: Cole Haan


The Cole Haan Water-Resistant Trench is one of the best stylish women’s raincoats on the market, and a TFG reader fave!

This classic trench coat presents an air of urban chic that’s ready to fight cool rainy weather with its fabric, cozy cotton lining, and protective wind flaps. It features belted cuffs, a removable hood, and a belt to create a little feminine definition.

This is the ultimate classic, double-breasted trench coat and a worthy investment piece. The khaki or black color matches any outfit; pair this with straight leg jeans as you glide through the streets of Paris.



Travel Raincoats for Women Comparison Chart


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Compass Rose Carryon Packing Cubes


How to Pack Your Travel Raincoats


When you’re ready to travel start with packing cubes; they will seriously change the way you pack! We designed our own brand of slim packing cubes, with a unique color and numbering system, so it’s easy to remember where you’ve packed everything. See more in the video below.


Learn our packing hacks with packing cubes in this video!


We also put together a five-part YouTube series showing the different methods to use packing cubes for travel. If you use this specific packing strategy, packing cubes can also compress your belongings. This method has helped many women travel carry-on only!



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