10 HOLIDAY GADGETS YOU NEED TO HAVE ON YOUR NEXT TRIP
Travel requires gadgets and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to invest in the latest holiday gadgets and travel accessories for your next trip. No matter which corner of the globe you’re travelling to, from Corfu to Cuba there’s a gadget or accessory to complement your style of trip and make travelling easier and even more enjoyable. Discover our edit of must-haves to put on your 2018 Black Friday wish list…
GO TRAVEL WORLDWIDE ADAPTER
Never worry if you have the right plug adapters again with this handy worldwide travel adapter from Go Travel. This universal plug adapter conveniently connects travellers to over 150 countries worldwide and features four sliding pins you can move allowing you to alternate between the UK, USA, Australia and Europe.
Go Travel Worldwide Adapter £25.00 John Lewis
The innovative slim design of Memobottle’s reusable water bottles means they seamlessly fit into your bag without taking up too much room – and after all, packing to travel often requires you to be extra savvy with your space. The bottles are designed to slot effortlessly into your bag offering a more practical solution to carrying a water bottle. In a variety of sizes, each bottle is made from BPA free plastic designed to last so you’re doing your bit for the environment too.
Memobottle A5 Bottle £29.95 Trouva
AZURINA TRAVEL WALLET
For style-conscious travellers, keep your travel documents, money and passport together in this effortlessly stylish and undeniably convenient travel wallet by Azurina. Made from leather, the sleek wallet has three card slots, a full-length document slot and features a removable inner passport cover. In a variety of on-trend colours, there’s something to suit everyone and Azurina also offers complimentary personalisation so you can have your initials monogrammed too.
Wine Travel Wallet £50.00 Azurina
PACSAFE ANTI-THEFT BACKPACK
A travel priority is ensuring the safety of your belongings and this versatile backpack is designed with a purpose. Using the latest anti-theft technology, PacSafe backpacks are sure to keep your possessions safe with features like TurnNLock security hooks and a Roobar style locking system to prevent bag theft and deter pickpockets. Whether you’re travelling to a busy city or a remote location, protecting your phone, money and travel documents is a necessity.
PacSafe CItysafe Anti-theft Backpack £119.00 Amazon
FLOUREON WATERPROOF SOLAR POWER BANK
From beachside to poolside, relax without the worry of having to move to charge your phone or tablet with this holiday gadget for the modern traveller. This practical waterproof power bank by Floureon is powered by solar light so you can power up as you catch a tan. Maybe you’re planning to go hiking on your next trip? Again, this handy little travel gadget is sure to save you when your battery life is running low and you need to connect quickly.
Floureon Waterproof Solar Power Bank £14.99 Amazon
BOSE QUIETCOMFORT NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES
Undoubtedly an essential for flights – especially long haul is a pair of headphones so you can sit back listening to your latest playlist or catching up on you favourite podcast. Not just any headphones will cut it though, the best are noise cancelling so you can block out any distracting or unwanted noise in the cabin. The latest offering from Bose is definitely an investment buy but sure to make your journey as soundproof as possible. With additional features like wireless connectivity and built in Alexa and Google Assistant for any in-flight queries, these are so much more than just headphones.
Plane journeys demand in-flight entertainment and once you’ve arrived at your destination if your holiday is all about rest and relaxation, it’s likely you’ll be catching up on your reading list to unwind. Enter the Kindle Paperwhite. With zero glare in sunlight the gadget reads like paper and not just this, it also won’t tire your eyes in the dark thanks to a built-in front light. The carefully thought out design makes reading with one hand comfortable and also features a charge that can last up to six weeks; get ready to read to your heart’s content.
Kindle Paperwhite £119.00 Amazon
Say hello to sweeter dreams on your next journey. Upon first glance this may look a little futuristic in design but this certainly isn’t your standard travel pillow. The revolutionary design is cocoon-like in shape to help you disconnect from your surroundings – a must when you’re on a long-haul flight and need to nap. The pillow is handmade with specially designed openings so you can breathe easily no matter the position you drift off in and it also helps to reduce light and ambient sound.
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OSTRICHPILLOW Original Travel Pillow £69.99 Amazon
PRAVETTE TRAVEL FOOTREST
Flying is sometimes an uncomfortable experience, especially when all you want to do is put your feet up – a luxury usually reserved for first class travellers only. Solve that in an instant with this handy portable travel footrest by PRAVETTE. The adjustable hammock-like design provides additional comfort helping to improve circulation and reduce swelling by raising the legs.
PRAVETTE Ergonomic Foot Rest £13.99 Amazon
SLIPSILK SLEEP MASK
Refined over ten years, the SLIPSILK sleep mask is a little dose of luxury to take with you as you travel, ensuring your precious beauty sleep is uninterrupted. Crafted using the highest-grade mulberry silk, this premium sleep mask is guaranteed to give you a better quality of shuteye whilst you’re travelling. The brand also has a matching pillowcase using the very same materials for the dreamiest of sleeps wherever you are.
SLIPSILK Sleep Mask £45.00 SLIPSILK