There are a plethora of wonderful reasons to travel the world. Aside from seeing the sights and exploring new cultures, there’s scientific evidence to suggest that travel can make us healthier and more creative. Of course, globetrotting isn’t always straightforward — but these accessories at the PopSci Shop should make your journeys a bit smoother.

Smart Luggage

Choosing the right luggage can save you time and baggage fees when traveling. Here are some of the best options around, including space-saving accessories.

Genius Pack Travel Backpack
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Unzip this bag and you will find a three-fold garment suiter inside, including a laundry compartment. The backpack also has a soft 16” laptop sleeve, pockets for smaller accessories, and many smart features. It even comes with a power bank. Originally $198, the Travel Backpack is now just $129.

Genius Pack Compression Packing Cubes Set
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If you want to fit more into your existing suitcase, these cubes can help. Made from nylon with a stretchy top, they keep your clothes neatly folded and compressed. This set includes three cubes, ranging from small to large. Worth $78, the cubes are now $39.99.

Rollux 2-in-1 Expandable Suitcase
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Depending on what you need, this versatile bag can transform from carry-on luggage to a full suitcase in seconds. It is made from durable materials, with detachable wheels and built-in USB ports. Normally $349, the Rollux is currently just $224.99.

Incase Nylon Backpack
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With an outer shell made from ballistic nylon and a laptop pocket lined with faux fur, this backpack can handle a rough journey. It can hold any device up to 15 inches, with three extra pockets for accessories, and adjustable shoulder straps. Originally $159.95, the Incase backpack is now only $39.99.

Incase Reform 15
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Want the best possible protection for your laptop? This is the bag for you. The Reform Brief is lined with impact-absorbing TENSAERLITE, and the exterior is made from abrasion-resistant 840D nylon. It also opens flat for TSA checks. Worth $89.95, the brief is now 35 percent off at $57.95.

Pacum Luggage Space–Saving Vacuum
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Although Pacum is half the size of an iPhone X, this powerful vacuum can make your clothes take up 50 percent less space. You have three modes to choose from, and the device is surprisingly quiet at just 60dB. Normally $59.99, the vacuum is now 16 percent off at $49.99.

Essential Gadgets

These gadgets are small enough to take anywhere and are very useful for any trip.

Geek Supply Universal Travel Charger
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With pins for USA, EU, UK, and AUS sockets, this versatile charger will keep you powered around the world. It has one regular outlet and two USB jacks, so you can charge three devices simultaneously. Right now, the charger is 50 percent off MSRP at $19.99.

EndlessID® Smart Luggage & Backpack Tags
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Losing your luggage is always something to avoid. With EndlessID, handlers can check your details instantly using NFC technology. In addition, you can get updates on the last known location of your bags via text or email. Order now for $42.49 to get a four-pack of tags, worth $79.96.


Made for tech enthusiasts, this RFID-blocking bag provides storage for all your cables, power banks, USB drives, music players, GPS devices, and more. The outer skin is water-resistant nylon, and there are slots for SIM and memory cards. Usually $24.99, the bag is now $13.99.

InstaSteam Electricity-Free Clothing Steamer
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Looking the part can be tricky when you’re away from home. InstaSteam helps you freshen up your wardrobe, with no electricity required. The device can handle two or three garments at once, and it measures only 6.5 inches square. You can get it now for $14.99, saving 39% on the regular price.

In-flight Entertainment

The headphones provided by most airlines are barely good enough to hear the in-flight movies. For a better, more comfortable listening experience, consider taking along one of these audio upgrades.

AirSounds Pro True Wireless Earbuds
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These sleek white earbuds offer impressive features for an affordable price. You can listen for four hours straight on a full charge, with Bluetooth 5.0 providing crisp wireless audio. They support both Siri and Google Assistant, and touch controls allow you to skip tracks. Normally priced at $129.99, they are now just $34.99 with their charging case.

TREBLAB Z2 Bluetooth 5.0 Noise-Cancelling Headphones
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Traveling can be stressful, but these noise-cancelling headphones should help you escape. They are comfortable to wear for long flights, providing 35 hours of Bluetooth sound through 40mm high-performance drivers. They retail for $259, but you can get them now for just $79.99.

Get Some Rest

Crossing continents can be pretty exhausting, particularly if you struggle to sleep during the journey. These sleep accessories should help you rest up, both in the air and after you land.

Sable Memory Foam Travel Pillow
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For any long-haul flight, packing the Sable Travel Pillow is a smart move. Filled with dense memory foam at the bottom and silky cotton at the top, the pillow has been designed to support your neck without being too tight. In addition, the outer fabric is soft and breathable. Worth $25.99, the Sable pillow is currently $19.99.

Dreamlight Muse Light Blocking Cordless Music Mask
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Struggle with jet lag? The Muse mask uses bright light and music to guide your brain towards sleep. At bedtime, the mask blocks out 100 percent of daylight. The spacious design does not squeeze your eyes, and the whole thing weighs just 3.5 ounces. The mask is currently 38 percent off MSRP at $54.99.

Omni-Travel Bundle
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This travel kit includes all the essentials for any trip. It includes the memory foam Omni-Travel pillow, which adapts to the shape of your neck and head. You also get a sleep mask for blocking out light, and a lightweight travel toothbrush. Worth $99 all together, the bundle is now $59.99.

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