Summer Travel Tech

passenger In the Malaysia airportSummer travel can be a hassle but new technology is making getting from one place to another more convenient every day. Whether you plan to go camping, international airport hopping, or road tripping this summer, there’s a gadget out there that can make your life easier!



goTenna No matter where you go, now you can stay connected to loved ones and those traveling with you even with no cell coverage or wifi available. goTenna creates its own off-line network with other goTenna users in the area and its free app includes detailed off-line maps for any region in the world. They are sold in pairs, so make sure that your group has enough to go around!


Google Pixel Phone Even die-hard iPhone junkies will be impressed with the newest piece of tech from Google. The phone comes pre-installed with the entire Google suite of apps and has unlimited (yes, unlimited!) storage for your pictures that you can take on its stunning, award-winning camera. Keep track of flight itineraries, packing lists, and more thanks to Google Assistant. Perhaps the most impressive feature that this phone has is that it can reach 7 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes!


Anker Battery Phone Case iPhone lovers rejoice. Now you can go longer without charging your phone. This slender case is lighter than most and has 120% extra battery. You’re even able to charge the case while your phone is still inside!


Luggage of the future

Bluesmart Luggage Are you smarter than your luggage? In 2017, the answer may be no! This ultra-techie piece of luggage comes packed with gadgets to make airport travel easier. A built-in battery with 2 USB charging ports, GPS tracking system to locate your luggage anywhere in the world, remote digital lock using the Bluesmart app, and a built-in scale to let you know how much room you have left. All of this sounds too good to be true, but don’t worry- it’s very real!


Universal Travel Case for Small Electronics As a traveler in 2017, you have cords and chargers for many devices on you. Don’t let them get tangled into an unmanageable heap. This slim travel case keeps cords and small electronics in their own pouches, conveniently accessible with one zip.


Patagonia Lightweight Travel Tote Pack When time and space are limited, versatility is key. This tote/backpack/shoulder bag is truly an all-in-one that is super lightweight and holds 22L (1,343 cu in).  The backpack traps are durable and built for comfort then when you take it off it is easily turned into a tote thanks to the sturdy shoulder straps on top. It also stuffs into its own pocket for easy storage.


Gadgets you didn’t know you needed, but won’t be able to live without

Tile GPS Trackers Never lose your phone, wallet, keys or luggage ever again. The Tile system keeps all of your important items connected to you via the GPS-enabled tiles and accompanying app. If your misplaced item is within 100 feet of you it will ring with a customizable tone. They can also be used in reverse to locate your phone!


Noise-Canceling Headphones Don’t let the crying babies and background noise ruin your next flight or road trip. These Bose noise-canceling headphones are also wireless and comfort oriented to make your listening experience the best it can be.


Golchi Thermos Do you wish you could enjoy a hot and cold beverage at once? Now you can! The Golchi is a two-chamber, customizable thermos that also has a compartment for snacks! The 15 unique features will guarantee that you never buy another thermos. Ever!


Loop Travel Adapter If you have an international itinerary, this cube is a life saver. Charge up to 3 devices at once in 150 countries without having to change out any plugs. Truly an all-in-one!


No matter where you go this summer, pack and travel smart to make the most of your incredible trip! Happy trails.