How to Buy a Cigar Travel Humidor

If you do a lot of traveling and you're a serious cigar smoker, buy a cigar travel humidor to keep your cigars fresh and prevent them from being damaged while you're in transit.

You will need

  • Airtight sealed plastic food container
  • 3-5 cigars
  • Plastic sandwich bag
  • Small damp paper towel
  • Commercial travel humidor
  • Distilled water
  • Hygrometer

Step 1 Buy an airtight sealed plastic food container Buy an airtight sealed plastic food container if you decide to make your own cigar travel humidor for a day trip.

Step 2 Place 3-5 cigars in a plastic sandwich bag Place three to five cigars in a plastic sandwich bag. Place a small damp paper towel in the bag, seal the bag, and put the cigars in the food container.

Step 3 Shop for a travel humidor at a tobacconist Shop for a travel humidor at a tobacconist if you’re a frequent traveler. It should fit your preferred cigar size and shape, and withstand repeated opening and closing.

Step 4 Season your travel humidor Season your travel humidor. Soak the humidifier in distilled water, place it in the humidor, and close it.

Step 5 Buy a hygrometer to measure humidor temperature Buy a hygrometer to monitor the humidor’s temperature on longer trips. The recommended humidor interior temperature is 70 percent humidity and 70 degrees Fahrenheit.