Who doesn’t need a snack during a long journey? Travelling as a vegan can feel difficult, and you might worry that you won’t find anything to eat – whether you’re going by car, train, or plane.
Luckily, with just a tiny bit of planning, you can enjoy something much more exciting than a pack of plain crisps from the service station.
Keep reading for a handy list of some of our favourite sweet and savoury vegan snacks for long journeys.
Carrot sticks and humous – great for kids and grown-ups and just fun to eat! Available in a range of supermarkets and high street stores, or easy to pack yourself.
To add variety, try other raw vegetables like celery, different coloured peppers, sugar snap peas, mini sweetcorn or button mushrooms.
In a similar vein, falafel and houmous is easy and tasty – here’s an easy option from Tesco.
Nuts and seeds are a great mess-free snack, but do remember fellow travellers who may have allergies. These Thai sweet chilli nuts are scrumptious!
Most supermarkets have packs of mixed seeds and nuts in the fresh fruit and veg aisle.
Crisps are always a great standby option and many are accidentally vegan, including prawn cocktail Skips and Wasabi and Ginger Sensations.
Lots of the supermarket ‘budget’ lines include vegan crisps, like these salt and vinegar twirls from Waitrose, or Bacon Rashers from Tesco.
Pringles are another fun option, especially if you’re sharing.
Twiglets are also delicious – if you like Marmite!
Good vegan sandwiches are getting easier to find in most supermarkets, so try to shop in advance, or find a service station with a mini-supermarket. We have a wide range of suggestions in our ‘On the Go’ category.
We know it’s a bit obvious, but fruit is tasty and portable! If you are feeling very prepared you can chop it in advance. If you feeling lazy, buy it ready chopped from the supermarket – usually near the sandwiches.
Breakfast bars are another good option and very widely available – try Alpen Jaffa Cake Bars for a treat!
Biscuits may be a bit less healthy, but they’re so easy and comforting! Check out our favourites below.
Easy to find, accidentally vegan sweets include Starburst, Jelly Tots, Drumstick Choos, and Skittles. Yum.
Don’t go without snacks next time you’re on a long journey – there are tons of great options once you know where to look.
What’s your favourite vegan snack for long trips? Tell us in the comments.
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