My Essential Travel Gear
What kind of gear do you travel with? The more I travel, the more I realize the importance of quality gear that is convenient to use. Gear that keeps you organized, will keep you sane, especially on longer trips.
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The Samsonite Omni is a strong, lightweight, and sturdy suitcase. It’s expandable, scratch resistant polycarbonate, has spinner wheels, and it even comes with a TSA lock. I think my favorite part is the spinner wheels! The last suitcase I had didn’t have them, and I can’t tell you how many times it toppled over!
Thule’s quality is amazing! I like this for shorter trips when I just want to take a carry-on. It fits my laptop, plus has a crush proof SafeZone compartment that protects my iPhone, sunglasses, and other fragile gear. It can also be used as a backpack!
Fitting everything into your luggage can be a challenge. I tend to jam in as much as I can. Packing Cubes helps me save space, and be more organized when I pack. I even have a little laundry bag to keep dirty clothes separate, and out of the cubes.
If your tired of going through TSA with ziplock bags, I recommend trying out one of these bags. It’s so much stronger, and more secure too. And, you won’t have to keep purchasing new ziplock bags!
I like to use refillable travel bottles because I can keep using my favorite brands. Sometimes the products I like don’t come in travel size bottles. These have a loop, and a suction cup on the them, so they are easy to hang, or attach to a shower wall.
If you travel with a lot of cables, cords, and chargers this is great for keeping organized. Also, it keeps your cords from becoming a tangled mess. It even has room for my Ipad mini!
Many airlines have eliminated the TV on the back of their seats. On most flights, you can stream movies, TV shows to your phone, tablet or laptop as long as you have downloaded their app. Make sure to check with your airline, so you know if you need to bring your own device. I flew on an 8 hour international flight, with no TV & no tablet, because the airline had changed their policy while I was traveling for 3 months!
If you travel internationally with a lot of electronics, this is an absolute necessity! I like the Odoga converter because you can simultaneously charge up to 7 devices. The converter comes with 4 USB Ports, and 3 AC Outlets. Plus, it comes with it’s own little protective case.
This is perfect for traveling. It keeps your tickets, cash, credit cards, drivers license, multiple passports, and small documents all in one place. It has RFID protection, a pocket for your phone, detachable key chain, and a zip pocket for coins. It also fits nicely in a purse, or backpack.
This is just some of the travel gear I use now. It’s what I find most useful.
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