We usually prefer a very minimalistic approach when traveling. No extra luggage, just the essential items we would need so we can have the lightest bags possible. But sometimes it is nice to have some cool travel gadgets. So, keep reading to see the best travel gadgets for your next trip!
You don’t need any of these when you travel, but they can be a useful and fun addition. They also are all very compact and don’t take much space in your bags.
We chose travel gadgets that we personally like and bring with us when we go traveling. Like the GoPro, which is an absolute must if you like action sports, or just want a camera that is very compact but still produces high-quality videos and pictures.
Keep reading to see the details of the best travel gadgets for your next trip:
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GoPro Hero 9
The GoPro has been one of the most popular travel gadgets since its release. When thinking about action cameras you probably immediately think about GoPro.
The GoPro Hero 9 has an amazing video resolution of up to 5K that maintains details even when you zoom in. It captures photos with 20MP clarity and automatically chooses the best image for you.
The GoPro Hero 9 has a rear touch screen with touch zoom and a front display that makes framing easier. You can also live stream on socials with it and thanks to HyperSmooth you will get a stable broadcast experience.
Compared to the Hero 8, Hero 9 has 30% more battery life so you can use it longer. It is also waterproof down to 33 feet.
Skyroam Solis X Smartspot
When you are traveling you don’t always have an internet connection available so this portable wi-fi hotspot will come in handy.
It combines a fast and secure 4G LTE WiFi, a remote camera, a power bank, and an integrated smart assistant in only one device.
It is a pocket-sized gadget so it is perfect for traveling. You won’t need much space to carry it around.
It will allow you to stay connected wherever you are without the need to find cafés or public WiFi networks. Whether you’re on the beach, in the park, or on the road, this small device will keep you connected.
It has a built-in power bank with 16+ battery life so you won’t need to worry about finding a charging point for your tech items.
If you’re with friends, they can connect too! You can connect this hotspot to 10 devices at once. The app-controlled remote camera has an 8MP wide-angle camera with 720p HD video.
EPICKA All in One Worldwide Wall Charger
When you travel internationally, you often find yourself not being able to charge your gadgets because the plugs are different.
This all-in-one travel adapter will work in more than 150 countries with US/EU/AU plugs and allow you to charge your devices easily.
It has 4 USB ports, 1 USB TYPE C port, and 1 AC Socket so you can charge 6 devices simultaneously. It is compatible with multiple devices like smartphones, digital cameras, tablets, and so on.
This plug in also has safety shutters, 8A overload dual fuse, plug lock system and it is CE and FC certified.
It also has a 1 year guarantee, so if there is something wrong with it the company will replace it.
SMAGREHO Mini Travel Steam Iron
This steam iron is very small and portable. It is perfect for travel since it does not take much space and can fit in any bag.
It has a 1.4-ounce water tank and it heats up in 15 seconds. The 3 temperature settings allow you to iron various types of fabric and to remove wrinkles effortlessly.
This travel iron measures 5.11” x 2.95” x 2.75” and comes with a travel bag, a plastic measuring cup, and a protective mesh. It also has a guarantee of 1 year.
It has a temperature range of 60°C – 220°C. Thanks to its Anti-Slip handle it is very comfortable to use and since it’s so small it’s a great travel gadget.
Spectacles – Sunglasses for Snapchat
These video-recording sunglasses connect to Snapchat to post snaps. They come with a charging case that allows you to charge your glasses on the go.
The charging case stores up to four charges at a time. So, you don’t have to worry about the battery dying while you’re on the road.
You can record up to 100 ten-second snaps per charge and it has a LED ring light that lights up when you’re recording.
The sunglasses weigh 45.4 g and they can store up to 150 videos or 3,000 videos. You can capture over 70 videos per charge.
They are compatible with iPhone 5 or above and most Android devices running Android 4.4 or above.