Originally Posted by beep
I've had the same issue and prefer the Night Owl hammock from Wilderness Logics. The WL Night Owl incorporates stretch cord in the side hem, strategically located at the foot and head to mitigate some of the "falling out" issues that are more frequent with the Traveler. The Night Owl also offers extra length (11' long vs 10' for the Traveler) that helps a bit with this issue.
FWIW, I still have my Traveler and haven't abandoned it.
I'm not familiar with the hemmed edges on the Traveler, but couldn't the OP do the shock-cord Knotty mod to the Traveler as well?