10 gadgets for a great trip

Travel Gadget Checklist

We're grateful for the countless ways in which technology has changed travel for the better—and we're thrilled to be adding new gear and gadgetry to that list every week. Here are our in-house experts' top 10.

Shop Barracuda
Shop Smart Luggage
Pretty. Smart. Bag

For the traveler who has everything — but can’t keep track of anything—Barracuda may be a revelation. With a built-in battery that holds up to five iPhone charges, a patented ergonomic Halo Handle System®, optional location tracking and a collapsible frame for slim storage, the Barracuda is THE bag to beat.

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Shop Sakroots
This is SO Clutch

Ditch your heavy daytime tote for the ultimate out-on-the-town bag: the Sakroots Artist Circle Phone-Charging Wristlet. It’s got just enough room for your ID and credit card, your phone and favorite lip gloss. Phone running on empty? That's cool, because this cute graphic clutch will charge it for you, STAT.

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Shop Bose
Shop Bose
Sound of Silence

Maybe you're traveling for business, and you'd like to block out the twin toddlers in aisle 21 while you finish your Prezi—or maybe you're blasting Pitbull en route to your BFF's bachelorette party. Either way, Bose Quiet Comfort® 35 Wireless Headphones are the absolute pinnacle of listening (or not) pleasure.

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eBags Connected Luggage Tag
All Together Now

Take the anxiety out of separation with the eBags Connected Luggage Tag! This innovative, app-enabled essential allows you to store your contact information privately in the cloud. If your bag should try to see the sights without you, use the app to mark it as lost—then, when somebody finds it, the app will tell them how to get in touch.

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Shop Belkin
Shop Belkin
Locked & Loaded

The security of locked-down luggage, with the added peace of mind that you can’t lock yourself out. the eGee Touch Smart Travel Padlock has no key, no digit wheels and no way you can lock yourself out—it unlocks via Bluetooth, with your smartphone/watch or NFC fob.

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Nighty Night

Finally, high-fidelity noise-canceling headphones that are made to wear while you sleep! These comfy pb travel SleepPhones were developed by a family physician to help you fall asleep naturally—the perfect gadget for red-eye flights or every night.

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Shop Olloclip
Shop Olloclip
Picture Perfect

For those trips when you want SLR capabilities but don't want to lug multiple lenses around, the Olloclip 4-in-1 Photo Lens for iPhone is the perfect alternative—with four lens options (Fisheye, Wide-Angle, 10x Macro and 15x Macro) that can be tucked into a bag or worn pendant-style around your neck.

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Shop RBX TR5 Activity Tracker
Fitness On Fleek

Healthy travelers agree: maintaining your exercise regimen during your trip can help alleviate jet lag and prevent dreaded "road bloat." Track your progress with the RBX TR5 Activity Tracker. It measures time, distance, pace, speed, calories and more—and will even tell you where you are.

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Shop Tile
Shop Tile
Found Objects

Nothing kills your travel mojo like a lost wallet. Luckily, the Tile 4pk Mate is designed to avert just this kind of disaster. The world’s best-selling app-enabled Bluetooth tracker enables you to “ring your things” when they’re out of sight. Works with both Apple iOS and Android devices.

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Shop Chargehub

The ChargeHub line-up of USB charging stations is essential for use when traveling to fuel those hungry devices. Choose from 3, 5, or 7 port models that provides the fastest possible charge, up to 2.4 amps per port for your Apple iOS, Android and all other USB devices! Find your perfect travel accessory to charge anywhere you go, domestic and international – planes, trains, automobiles, and much more!

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Road Notes
"Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground." –Wendell Berry

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