Whether you’re traveling for a weekend of leisure or going abroad for months at a time, picking the right gear for your gadget bag is no easy task, especially when space is limited. So we’ve gathered some of the best travel gear around, from an ultra-slim camera to an international charger that can keep your gadgets juiced when abroad. Here’s a checklist to the best gear you’ll want to bring on your next trip.
If you're looking for a way to ensure your gadgets stay charged anywhere in the world, the VLG Travel Adapter and Charger is a solid choice. It works with your iPhone or Android device, and can also be used to charge a range of computers and tablets. We especially like the dual USB ports for charging two gadgets at once.
When you're traveling, you might often find yourself taking pictures. So, it's a good idea to pick up the Travel Selfie Stick before you go. The device, which costs $10, has a built-in remote shutter and battery, so you'll always be ready to snap a photo.
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There's nothing worse than getting hit with an expensive charge at the airport because your luggage is too heavy. The Camry Luggage Scale could be your best friend. It's a small accessory you can put in your bag, and it will give you a digital readout of your luggage's weight. The Camry comes with a hook that can accommodate luggage weighing up to 110 pounds.
The Bagsmart Travel Case is ideal if you want to keep all of your cables organized in one place. It comes with a water-repellent nylon case and can house a variety of USB and phone cables, chargers and more. It should also fit easily into your luggage.
Another option if you want to keep your devices charged, the Insten Universal World Wide Travel Charger Adapter Plug can be used all over the world, including in the United Kingdom, Australia and Japan. Simply choose the receptacle type and plug in your device.
If you want to keep all of your important documents in one spot, but also want to keep your stuff safe, check out the Zoppen RFID Travel Wallet & Documents Organizer. It has slots for your credit cards, as well as a place for your passport to sit safely. The RFID blocker prevents skimming tools from stealing your passport information.
PurSteam's fabric steamer will help you get those unsightly wrinkles out of your clothes. It's small enough to fit easily into luggage, so you don't need to worry about lugging along a bigger steamer or trying to find an iron at the hotel.