Must-Have Tech Accessories for the Frequent Traveler

by Klaus on November 23, 2017

in Articles

Traveling can be one of the best experiences in the world, but it is also not without its annoyances. Finding a place to charge your smartphone, dealing with long waiting times at the airport, trying to check if your suitcase exceeds the weight limit – all these are common occurrences when traveling.
Thankfully, technological advancements has made things easier for us. In this guide, we list down several accessories that you are bound to find useful on your travels.

Universal adaptor

When you’re traveling abroad, it’s likely that your gadget can’t be plugged to an outlet without an adaptor. Different countries have different types of outlets. And when you’re a frequent traveler, it’s best to be prepared.

There is a wide variety of all-in-one adaptors. Make sure to get ones that cover the United States, Europe, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Doing so will allow to connect your device to more than 150 countries’ standard outlets.

External battery

Even with the advancements in technology, your devices will still eventually run out of battery. When you’re on the go and there’s no outlet in sight, your best friend will be a portable external battery. The bigger they are, the more energy they can store. When traveling, it is recommended to invest in a slightly larger powerbank as you will be moving from place to place all the time. You wouldn’t want to be stuck in a layover without any power.

USB charger

Most gadgets nowadays have USB ports, but most locations have a limited number of outlets, allowing you to charge a few devices at a time. Having a USB charger with many ports can remedy that. This device serves as a power station that will let you charge your smartphone, laptop, external battery, and other gadgets simultaneously, saving you valuable time.

Luggage tracker

Losing one of your bags can be one of the most stressful experiences when traveling. Having to retrace your steps in the airport while trying to catch your next flight isn’t a situation you want to be in. With a luggage tracker, you can say goodbye to all that. The tracker utilizes a GSM chip that will notify your smartphone when it’s within 30 feet of you, making it easier for you to find our luggage.

Noise-canceling headphones

When you’re in transit, your environment can sometimes be a little loud. People yelling, children crying, engines roaring, row mates talking – almost all of these are unavoidable when traveling. A great way to shield yourself from the noise is through noise-cancelling headphones. With it, you can listen to and enjoy your music in peace as you move from one destination to the next. Using it can be the defining reason why your arrived at your destination well rested and not stressed out.

Handheld digital luggage scale

Baggage fees can be absurdly high, and finding out how much each of your bag weighs can be a difficult process. With a handheld luggage scale, all you have to do is attach the scale to your luggage and then left it. That way, you can find out how much each of your bags weigh and move things accordingly so that they don’t get past the weight limit. Doing so, will help lessen wait times and reduce the strain on your wallet.

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