Travel Blanket Perfect For Comfortable Travel / The Layover™ – Overview

Updated: Oct 13, 2019

Look forward to your next unexpected delay.


What is this all about?

Gravel here – we’re pumped to share our third Kickstarter campaign! We’re passionate about designing travel products that become trusty companions. Why the name Gravel? You know that sound when your tires leave the pavement for a dirt road? That’s where the adventure begins, that’s Gravel.

Dirt roads have led us to some of our favorite places in the world – hot springs, mountain trails, and beautiful scenic routes. To us, Gravel is the means to take us somewhere amazing and we’re committed to finding solutions that enhance your travel experiences.

We’re SO dang happy to share this with you.

Introducing The Layover Travel Blanket

What is the The Layover?

Let’s face it, traveling is exhausting. You just can’t predict when you’ll need extra comfort. Long uncomfortable flights, napping on the floor during delays, transfers, road trips… how do you stay comfortable?! We set out to take the edge off and make your journey even better.

We included a ton of awesome features to make this blanket perfect to take comfort everywhere you go. See why below.

How to back this campaign:

1. Click “Back This Project” & select reward level

2. Want to add more blankets to your reward? You can easily add additional travel blankets post Kickstarter via BackerKit survey)

Jump to our FAQ if you need a more detailed answer

Wait, why does this blanket make traveling better?

Here’s The Problem: Getting comfortable while traveling or on the go is really tough. You aren’t likely to carry your grandma’s super comfy quilt on a plane unless you want to look like you’re headed for an adult sleepover. Blankets just aren’t packable!

You never know if the plane you are boarding will get drafty, if you will be stuck on a super long layover, or if you’ll end up in a window seat up against the cold wall of a bus. We thought there had to be a much better way.

Here’s The Solution: The Layover will change the way you look at travel blankets forever. We incorporated a ton of neat features to keep you comfortable on the go. Here’s a quick walkthrough:

Space & weight of your luggage on the go is vital.

Attached & Hideaway Stuff Sack

The attached stuff sack packs into a zippered pocket on the side of the blanket to keep it out of the way when using the blanket.

Easy Stuffing w/Patent Pending Stuff Sack

Stuffing into stuff sacks is the worst. To solve this, we added 3” of extra material for easy grip & stuffing.

You can then use the drawstring to quickly cinch down and convert the material down to its most compact size.

The breathable insulation core keeps you feeling just right.

Microfleece Kangaroo Pocket

We’ve lined the inside of the Kangaroo pocket with microfleece for a soft place for your hands.

Inside of the Kangaroo Pocket

Snap Blankets Together & Increase Blanket Width

Want a wider blanket size to share with a friend? Compatible snaps line the edge of the blanket to increase width to as many blankets as you want.

Don’t worry, we did the math. It only takes 386,376,478 of our connected blankets to make it to the moon.

Spill Proof/Water Resistant


Tech Specs

Anti-Static + Waterproof Coating (do we highlight this a little more?)

  1. Nylon: 20D

  2. Insulation: 40 gr/sq m

  3. Warmth Rating: 60°

  4. Zipper: YKK

  5. Weight: 11.4 ounces

  6. Drawstring: Paracord

  7. Machine Washable

When will it all ship?


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