The Best Gadgets & Products for Traveling – 2018


When it comes to traveling, it’s always wise to travel light; however, there are always a few gadgets and other products that you should definitely consider packing before your next adventure begins. Some of these items will add extra convenience and others will bring you peace of mind for various situations that can occur. Whether you are away for one or two weeks or you’re a seasoned globetrotter, we are sure there is a product listed below that will spark your interest.

Here are the best travel gadgets that will make your next trip safer, easier and more fun.

Acer Swift 5

The Acer Swift 5 is all that you need for a travel laptop. Built for productivity on the go, the Swift 5 leverages powerful processing and the fastest wireless connection. Combine that with its 14” FHD IPS display, stylish aluminum chassis and an extra-long battery life, and you quickly see why this PC delivers a most memorable multimedia experience. Acer Color Intelligence dynamically adjusts gamma and saturation in real-time, optimizes screen color, brightness and saturation. Acer TrueHarmony divides sound intelligently between the speakers for maximum clarity and volume, resulting in audio that fills the room perfectly. Your audio experience is further enhanced by Dolby Audio Premium sound enhancement which optimizes audio quality, adding depth and power for more realistic sound from both speakers and headphones. The overall result is cinema-quality audio with improved dialog clarity.

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GoPro HERO5 Black

The HERO5 Black is the most powerful and easy-to-use GoPro ever, thanks to its 4K video, voice control, one-button simplicity, touch display and waterproof design.

Smooth stabilized video, crystal-clear audio and pro-quality photo capture combine with GPS to make HERO5 Black simply the best GoPro. And when it’s time to edit and share, HERO5 Black automatically uploads footage to your GoPro Plus cloud account to provide easy access on your phone. Then, you can create amazing videos automatically with Quik, the GoPro editing app.

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Kindle Paperwhite E-reader

The All-New Kindle Paperwhite is more readable than ever. Featuring a higher resolution screen and a font that’s been specially designed for digital screens, plus your favourite returning features such as an improved Carta E-Ink screen, a built-in light that won’t tire your eyes and a long battery life, the Kindle Paperwhite takes eReading up a notch.


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Canon EOS Rebel T5 Digital SLR Camera

The Canon EOS Rebel T5 SLR camera with the EF-S 18-55mm IS II standard zoom lens is perfect for families, budding photo enthusiasts and first-time SLR users alike. EOS Rebel T5 makes it easy to capture movies and photos that are nothing short of dazzling. It features a powerful 18 megapixel CMOS image sensor and DIGIC 4 image processor for easy recording of HD video and high-resolution photos and has a huge 3-inch LCD screen for Live View recording and review. With a 63-zone, dual-layer metering system, an expanded ISO range for outstanding operation in less-than-perfect light, shooting modes like Scene Intelligent Auto to take the guesswork out of complex shots plus creative options like Basic+ function and Creative Auto, the EOS Rebel T5 is ready for anything. With a helpful Feature Guide, rugged, lightweight construction and proven Canon design, the EOS Rebel T5 makes EOS SLR photography faster and easier than ever!

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Solar Charger BERNET 24000mAh

The Solar Power Bank can charge three devices at once which offer 2.4A high speed charging.2 Charging Input is suitable for iPhone iPad Android Cellphones.The Solar Power Bank Portable Charger is fully compatible with iOS and Android devices. Streamline Eco-friendly Design:The Solar Portable Charger is made of eco-friendly silicone rubber material with rubber paint surface process.The Portable Charger is very comfortable to use and easy to clean. High Capacity:24000mAh Battery Charger provides large battery backup for usage during outdoor activities like camping or hiking. Ideal for use after dusk while outdoors. You can safely carry the Solar Panel Charger on the plane to use.

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Anker PowerCore 10000

Smaller than a deck of cards and as light as a baseball, PowerCore 10000 sets the new industry standard with its size-to-capacity ratio. PowerCore 10000 combines PowerIQ and VoltageBoost high-speed-charging technologies to produce unmatched charging speed. It passed extreme shock, temperature and vibration tests before shipping. Such durability allows worry-free charging in any environment.

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Coast HP1 Focusing 190 Lumen LED Flashlight

The Coast HP1 Focusing LED Flashlight is a high-value, high-performance flashlight that performs as promised. Tested and rated to ANSI FL1 Flashlight Standards, and backed by Coast’s Lifetime Warranty, you can count on this little gem to be bright and ready for years to come. Unique flashlight, it can use a single standard AA alkaline, rechargeable Li-Ion or NiMH battery. Using the maximum amount of light from the LED, our patented Pure Beam Focusing Optic System harnesses and shapes the light into exceptionally useful beam patterns and is easy to adjust between spot and flood. Built tough, an impact-resistant, lightweight aluminum casing resists rust and corrosion. A removable metal pocket clip is included so you can keep your HP1 close at hand when you need it.

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Addaock is a portable door lock

The Addalock is a portable door lock that can be easily installed and removed in seconds on any door that open inwards, giving you additional safety, security and privacy behind it. Use it on the front door of your home and take one with you when you travel. The Addalock can be used when staying in a hotel, an AirBNB or any other short term rental. Great for students away at college and for those same colleges and schools to use as an affordable option for their safety lock downs.

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Belle Hop Travel Door Alarm with LED Flashlight

This reliable and powerful alarm will give you peace on mind whether you’re traveling or staying at home. With a motion sensor that triggers the alarm when someone has opened the door, it can be used in college dorm rooms, at hotels and hostels, or even at home.

With two lithium button cell batteries included, it comes fully operational and ready to use. The sound intensity level of 91dB is loud enough to hear throughout the room and will startle the intruder. No one will be able to get in or out without you knowing.

It’s easy to set up: while holding the thin blades together, simply slide them into the crack between the door and doorframe, then loop the cord around the door handle and adjust the toggle to keep it in place. Lastly, set the alarm. This same technique can be applied to sliding doors or to windows as well. No matter the situation, it will alert you to a possible intrusion.


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Vigilant 130dB Personal Alarm

The PPS23 is a dual function emergency attack alarm. It features a 130dB alarm, which is one of the loudest personal alarms sold by Vigilant. It is also the only alarm sold by Vigilant to include a backup feature – it has a security screamer whistle built into the end of the alarm that serves as an emergency backup alert mechanism in the event of battery failure.

The alarm is activated by depressing the button on the front of the alarm, but a different button on the back of the unit is the only way to deactivate and silence the alarm. In situations where seconds make a difference between life and death – the ease of activation combined with the “hidden” off button make this alarm an easy to use, and hard to defeat personal alarm.

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Hair Brush Diversion Safe Stash

The Stash-it Hair Brush Diversion Safe is a great way to hide your valuables!  There is enough room to safely fit 30 rolled bills.  This is a great way to hide your money as you are traveling, headed to the beach, or anywhere you find yourself carying valuables.  Most people don’t want to handle others hairbrushes so it serves as an excellent diversion from would be thieves or nosey friends and family.

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