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Pilloon: The Ultimate Travel Jacket Review

Updated: Apr 6, 2020

The Airogo Pilloon is the ideal travel jacket. It is waterproof yet breathable, wrinkle-resistant, comfortable, stylish, and has plenty of pockets. Whenever and wherever you need to catch up on sleep, it is designed to provide the support, darkness, and warmth you need to sleep soundly while seated and wake up rejuvenated, not with aching muscles. It has a built-in neck pillow on the collar, an eye mask connected to the hood, and hand warming gloves that extend from the sleeves.

You can catch a wink without being anxious about losing your valuables as this thoughtfully designed travel jacket has two hidden anti-theft pockets to hold your wallet, passport, electronics, and other valuables securely on your person. It has two more hidden pockets that are big enough to hold everything else you need at hand. A magnetic earphones holder holds your earphone cords neatly together.

The Pilloon travel jacket has got you covered come rain, cold or shine. It is an 100% waterproof jacket that will keep you dry in the event of a downpour. In frigid weather, built in thermal gloves and handwarmer pockets keep your hands warm and cozy. In warm conditions, the jacket is breathable and allows perspiration to evaporate keeping you cool and dry. If you’re too warm and have to take it off, it is lightweight and equipped with carrying straps so you can hang it on your shoulder.

It is such a functional and practical travel jacket without sacrificing style. The design is stylish and it comes in cuts and sizes for both men and women. Quality is top notch. Three-layer construction using high performance fabrics make it a durable jacket that will serve you for a long time. The best thing is that it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.

With the Pilloon, Airogo has created a one of a kind travel jacket! If you are a frequent traveler or commute daily, it will be the perfect companion on your trips. If you enjoy outdoor activities such as running, biking, hiking, climbing, and camping, it will suit your lifestyle perfectly. It is also stylish and practical enough for everyday street wear. Find our in-depth review of the Pilloon Travel Jacket below and learn more about its quality, features, and shortcomings.


Designed to be the ultimate travel jacket, every aspect of the Pilloon travel jacket is carefully thought through. It is equipped with features that meet the needs of travelers and solve the problems they face.

It is versatile enough for any adventure and stylish enough to complement chic travel outfits. Its innovative design even won the 2019 iF Design Award and is nominated for the German Design Awards 2020. Here are the features that make the Pilloon stand out from other travel jackets:



Men’s Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Women’s Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Materials: Gore-Tex, AirTex, and WarmTex

Color Options: Cosmic Black, Deep Sea Blue, Dusty Blue, Arctic White, and Himalayan Pink


User Experience

Construction: The Pilloon jacket features a three-layer construction using high performance fabrics. The outer shell is Gore-Tex, which is impermeable to water, rain and wind. The hand-warming pocket, gloves, and eye mask are made of Warmtex, a special fabric with heat-generating properties to provide warmth and coziness. AirTex has millions of tiny pores that allow perspiration to escape but water can’t seep through giving the jacket its waterproof yet breathable properties. 

Fit: The Pilloon is available in cuts and sizes for both men and women. It has a fitted cut that is fashionable but runs small. To determine what size to order, obtain your chest, waist, hips, and torso measurement and add 8cm to your torso length. If you’re in between sizes, round up and order the next size up. To have room for layering, it is also a good idea to order a size bigger.

Pockets: The Pilloon travel jacket has enough pockets to hold everything you need and want on your person. On the sides are two thermal pockets for keeping hands warm. Two safety pockets hold valuables such as passport, travel documents and electronics securely and easily accessible. Two large hidden pockets hold everything else you want to have with you. The pockets are well designed and positioned, concealed and have zipper closures.

Sleep Experience: Equipped with a built-in neck pillow, an eye mask built into the hood and gloves that extend from the sleeves, the Pilloon jacket is designed to provide the essentials for quality and comfortable sleep on the go: support, comfort, warmth, and darkness. The pillow blows up in two seconds to provide support and correct head position for sleeping when seated. Pull the eye mask from the hood and use the strings to adjust its fit so it blocks light completely. Slide the hand warming gloves out of the sleeves and close your eyes. You will sleep soundly and wake up well rested, not with sore muscles.

Protection from the Elements: Thanks to the three-layer construction and high-performance fabrics, the Pilloon travel jacket is ready for any situation you might encounter in your travels. A sudden downpour? No need to worry even if you don’t have your travel umbrella, as the Pilloon is completely waterproof. The fabric, zippers and seam tapes can withstand even the heaviest of downpours to keep you and your valuables dry. It is an excellent windbreaker and raincoat. 

In case of spills, not even hot coffee will seep through or stain the jacket. In cold weather, the hand warming pockets and built-in gloves will keep you warm and cozy. When it is hot or you’re engaging in vigorous activities, the breathable AirTex fabric allows perspiration to escape keeping you cool, dry and comfortable.

Care: Maintenance is simple and straightforward, as the best travel jacket should be. No high-maintenance demands. It’s machine washable and doesn’t stain or wrinkle. Just throw it in the washing machine, rinse twice without using fabric softener, and tumble dry on medium heat. It dries fast and doesn’t need ironing.


Overall Rating

Material: 100% – Three-layer construction using high-performance fabrics make the Pilloon a quality and durable jacket. The fabric also ensures it is warm, comfortable and protective against the elements.

Design: 95% – An innovative, award-winning design with everything well thought through. The design is excellent in terms of functionality, practicality, versatility, comfort, and style. Cut and sizes for both genders are available and the color options are great. The only downside here is that the fitted cuts run small.

Price: 100% – With all the features, top-notch fabrics, and craftsmanship, you would expect a prohibitive price tag but the Pilloon travel jacket is actually reasonably priced and an incredible value!

Overall: 98% – Truly the ultimate travel jacket! It is functional, versatile, comfortable and stylish. Packed with thoughtful travel-friendly features, it offers convenience on the go and makes trips easier. Best of all, it is affordably priced!


Globo Surf Overview

The Pilloon Travel Jacket by Airogo is truly the ultimate travel jacket. It has everything a traveler could want. Every situation a traveler will come across while traveling has been thought through and taken care of. It is functional, comfortable and stylish enough to suit any travel outfit.

If you are a frequent traveler, fitness or outdoor lover, it is the perfect companion on your adventures. If the Pilloon travel jacket sounds perfect for your lifestyle, we wholeheartedly recommend it. It is well made, versatile and durable. When traveling with it, you will definitely be the envy of other travelers!

by Globo Surfer

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