Every day I get the awesome privilege to speak with loads of amazing travelers from around the world and help them find the best holiday homes for their stay. A lot of these travelers have asked me this many times so I finally decided to create a list of 10 cool must-have travel gadgets for everyday travel which will make traveling easy and secure.
SCOTTeVEST QUEST Vest ($ 145)
This vest offers ultimate storage capacity with 42 pockets, including an attached eyeglass chamois, detachable key holder with carabiner, a zippered compartment in the collar to stow the hood and giant back pocket are combined with newer SeV features like clear touch and RFID blocking pockets and quick access panels that can be used for CCW or photo lenses.
Nome Knomad Mini ($ 60)
Made using lightly coated cotton canvas twill fabric combined with antique brass hardware and natural raw-edge leather trim, this portable organizer fits an iPad mini or 8″ tablet along with a smartphone, pen, credit cards, passport, etc. This is an ultimate companion for life-on-the-go. Keep everything and all the travel gadgets you need for your day in one place.
TYLT Energi 2K Travel Charger ($40)
With this smart charger, you have the best of both worlds, i.e., Plug in the wall when convenient, or charge on the go when it’s not. You can fold away the prongs to make carry and travel easy and convenient. The Universal USB Port offers compatibility with all your devices, such as Apple, Samsung, Android or others. It also features a LED battery status indicator which quickly tells you how much juice you have left so you’re never caught without power.
Phorce Pro ($499/$349)
Available in 2 color, i.e., Red & Black, this ultimate bag offers padded pockets to protect a 13 or 15-inch laptop, full sized tablet, smartphone and other devices. Store business cards, keys, passport, and other items in the front compartment of the bag for quick access. It has a maximum power output of 90W and can charge up to 4 devices, such as phones, tablets, and even laptops. Waterproof zippers and a water-resistant coating keep everything inside dry. You can also slide it over the handles of your trolley bag at the airport and it even has an expansion zipper to quickly double the bag’s size.
Royce Freedom Wallet ($99)
This high-tech, hand-made leather wallet offers you the freedom of sight, security, and style, all-in-one. It comes with Bluetooth 4.0 technology to track the exact location of your wallet using a high-tech mobile application available on Apple App Store and Android Market. With state-of-the-art RFID blocking material, stop thieves from fraudulently accessing your personal information.
Leef Bridge 3.0 Mobile USB ($18)
This USB travel gadget makes is easier to transfer files from your phone without using the internet, email or dropbox. It connects into any Android phone or tablet using the Micro USB port. When you do, you can move files over to the 16GB of storage. Then, you can connect to your laptop using the USB connector and transfer files. Simple, isn’t it?
NomadKey ($20- $25)
The NomadKey weighs only 7g, and is only about 3-inches long. You can connect your device or phone via the Micro USB and charge it by connecting the other end to any USB port, such as computers, printers, TVs, stereos, and even airplane seats. It’s shaped like a key and fits easily on your keychain. You’ll never leave it behind, and won’t even notice you’re carrying it.
BooqTaipan Super Slim ($80)
This lightweight, slim, protective and comfortable to hand-carry or wear bag offers ample space for your laptop, tablet, smartphone and accessories. You can also expand the bag to increase storage volume by 1.7 liters (100 cubic inches). This laptop bag even includes a sewn-in microfiber cleaning cloth great for keeping mobile device screens smudge-free.
Brunton Power Knife ($25)
This travel gadget looks like a pocket knife but it really isn’t. It’s the safest way to keep your gadgets powered up without worrying about tangled or broken chords or missing adapters. It has three cables that tuck inside the case. Two are for an iPhone or an iPad (using a Lightning or 30-pin connector) and one is for Android gear (using Micro USB). A fourth USB cable connects to your laptop or a wall charger.
Yubico FIDO Security Key ($18)
Tired of remembering multiple passwords? Scared that someone might steal your stuff? Now use a key to unlock your computer. And all it takes is a simple touch of a button! This is one of the most secure travel gadgets on the market. This USB key supports the U2F authentication standard that’s considered unhackable. You can download the Google Security Key for Chrome, load it onto this USB key, then stop using passwords. it works with any website that supports the FIDO U2F protocol, such as Google’s Gmail, Google Apps, GitHub, and Dropbox.
In the next post, I will be sharing a list of 10 cool kitchen gadgets that are available in most London holiday rentals with HolidayPorch.
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