People are traveling more and more these days. So, you should start getting excited about the prospect of hopping on planes, crossing off items on your bucket lists, and living out your dreams.
But before you go ahead and browse flights, make sure to stock up on essentials so it’s all systems go once you hit the book button. Here are 10 travel must-haves for your next trip — ranging from battery packs that can jumpstart cars, to handy and cutting edge entertainment accessories, to portable coffee makers, and power adapters that can be used in any country.
The luggage you’ve kept for more than a year in your basement has probably gathered all sorts of dust and mites. Upgrade to this carry-on spinner instead, equipped with durable 360º spinner wheels, a secluded laundry compartment, interior category compartments for a think-free packing experience, and an integrated packing checklist. With this bag, you’ll be able to bring maximum luggage, while still staying more organized than ever. And at only 6.2 lbs, it’s not a pain to carry to whatever destination. Usually $298, get it for $159.95.
They say the best way to pack is by treating your stuff like Tetris blocks. With this cubes set, you’ll be able to do that easily. It includes small, medium, and large sizes of cubes, all of which have stretch-top mesh that compresses the contents of the bag to a point where you’ll be amazed how much you can fit inside. Usually $78, you can now grab a set on sale for $39.95.
You have a power bank for your gadgets in case you run out of juice. Why not have one for cars, too? This 6,000 mAh battery pack is capable of jumping a completely dead car battery in seconds. It features a multi-functional battery equipped with Japanese Seiko IC tech and USB 5V 2.1A to accommodate power-hungry devices such as smartphones, cameras, and tablets, too. With this in tow, you never worry about being stranded with a dead phone or car battery. It usually retails for $99, but you can snag it on sale for $78.99.
Getting a stiff neck from flights will be a thing of the past with this travel pillow. Unlike most traditional airline travel pillows, it contours to almost any shape and position you want, providing you with personalized support and pain relief. You can use it to support your head, back, shoulder, or cervical spine during a nap on planes, trains, buses, or cars, when relaxing at the office, or even at home while reading on the bed or couch. Usually $24, it can be yours for $19.99.
Different countries have different styles of plugs and wall outlets. But with this travel adapter, you can charge any device with no trouble. This device won the Good Design Award in 2017 from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. It packs a 4-port USB charger with 30W Power Delivery (PD), a travel adapter with an auto-resetting fuse, and a power adapter built into one sleek unit. Best of all, it lets you refuel up to 5 devices together in over 200 countries and regions. Typically $59, it’s on sale for $34.99.
Get rid of cable clutter with this smart keychain that replaces the typical charging cable and uses a microcomputer electronic system to wirelessly charge the touch-sensitive Apple Watch. Simple and easy to use, its strong magnetic adsorption allows you to adjust the angle freely without deviating from the charger center. It also has a built-in 950mAh lithium-ion battery that can charge all iWatch series. Typically $59, it’s on sale for $19.99.
You can’t find your local cafe anywhere else in the world, but you can brew your favorite coffee house beverages wherever you go with the help of this espresso bullet. It’s equipped with advanced technology, compact in size, and wireless operation, and works with both Nespresso capsules and coffee grounds. With a patented 18-bar electric pump, it ensures a creamy rich extraction every time. It normally retails for $110, but it’s on sale today for $99.95.
Ditch the fanny pack and opt for this universal tech organizer that’s made with a water-resistant material wrapped around the outside, keeping your cables, chargers, earbuds, keys, and other essentials well protected while inside. It has five synch loops to secure cables, five storage compartments for any loose items, and a sturdy hand strap for easier transport. Usually $44, you can snag one now for only $26.99.
A Kickstarter hit, the napEazy helps you take the best power naps with its multi-posture design and dual-layer memory foam. It’s a one-stop solution for correcting posture, especially when you’re trying to catch Zzzs on the plane, train, or just in your office. It can facilitate side, front, and back sleeping while seated, so you’re guaranteed to have the best pad to support your posture anytime, anywhere. Usually $90, it’s on sale for $79.99.
If you tend to travel light, this duffel bag features an array of organization compartments to provide the most convenient transporting solution for your suits or dress shirts. It has a bottom cavity that unzips to a tri-fold garment suiter for packing and hanging clothes, as well as laundry compression technology to easily dispose and compress laundry contents. It even has a portable mobile charger so you can recharge your smartphones directly from your bag, as well as a micro-travel umbrella that you can easily access whenever it starts raining. Typically $198, get one on sale for $149.99 for a limited time.
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