13 Cool Travel Gadgets For Long Flights
Flying doesn’t have to be a stressful, horrible situation if you’re equipped the right way. With this gadgets, your flight will be over before you know it. Get comfortable in your seat, and get ready to recharge your devices, listen to music, play video games or sleep as you’re being flown across the world, this list is for you! As always, don’t forget to click in the pictures to learn more about these products if you like them.
Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones
Any frequent traveler knows that whether you love music or not, noise cancelling headphones are absolutely indispensable if you want to be able to rest, at all. These in particular not only feature excellent sound quality, but will also help you block out the sound of the plane and the annoying passengers sitting next to you. Best of all, these are wired headphones but you can replace the cable once its worn out while salvaging the headphones themselves – if you’re careful, they’ll be with you forever.
Foxx 7 Port 45W USB Desktop High Speed Charging Station
Be ready for action as soon as you hop off the plane! This baby here is a high speed charging station for seven simultaneous gadgets, even optimized for some of the most popular models in the market. Whether you favor iOS or Android, you’ll be able to charge any and all your devices in a few minutes and be ready to use them as soon as the plane lands, with a full charge.
EatSmart Precision Voyager Digital Luggage Scale
What you’re seeing in this image is a digital scale that attaches itself to your luggage, and displays its weight once you hold it. It has capacity to detect some 110 lbs of weight, but considering most arilines won’t let you carry over 50+ pounds, it’s definitely more than enough. This scale is small, cheap, and comfortable to use, and will solve the weight issue without stressing you out or making you carry around stuff.
New Nintendo 3DS XL
Forget everything you think you know about Nintendo’s consoles. The latest portable system by the Japanese giant features two analog sticks, a full button set and a touch screen for input precision and variety of games alike. Whether you like Monster Hunter, Super Mario Bros or Zelda, this system is the absolute best at what it does.
All-New Kindle Paperwhite, 6″ High-Resolution Display
If you’re just not the video game type and would rather enjoy some literature without having to carry heavy books around, the Kindle family has something for you. This eReader is one of the best in the market for displaying text absolutely glare-free as to not hurt your eyes, but on top of everything, having access to one of the biggest libraries in the market. Now you get to carry all of the A Song of Ice and Fire or Harry Potter books in just some 7 ounces.
RIF6 CUBE – 2 Inch Pico DLP High-Res Mobile Projector
Do not be at the mercy of in-flight entertainment with their shoddy selection! Pocket-sized projectors are a godsend when you want to see something you picked instead of what’s available. The RIF6 Cube can connect to your smartphone or PC and display your movies in high resolution wherever you want, even featuring a small speaker for audio,
AMC Universal U Shaped Travel Pillow
This U-shaped pillow goes beyond what standard pillows do, also doubling as a stand for tablets and gadgets so you can always find the right position for comfort and usability. Whether you want to sleep or work, being comfortable is a must, and when it’s this cheap, there’s no reason to not go for it.
If you’ve been liking the gadgets on this list, chances are you’re wondering how to carry them around. Airports are big and confusing, and it’s not like you can just drop these off in a backpack or purse because finding them again can get complicated. That’s why having an organizer such as Grid-It can be a game changer. The concept is simple, to retain your gadgets and possessions for easy access, but if you’ve used one before, you know how much easier getting access to your own things gets with one of these.
Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player
Traveling is not just about the time you spend on the plane, but also the idle time in hotel rooms, especially when you’re sharing the room with someone. That is why having a device such as the Chromecast can save you from awkward silences and boring conversations, just plug this on any HDTV, and tune in to your favorite Netflix or HBO Go shows, amongst many, many others. Anything but having regular human interaction,
There are many dual SIM phones out there, but few strike the right balance between raw power and usability like this version of Samsung’s Galaxy S4. With this baby you can use your SIM card from your home country, and a local SIM along with it so you can get notifications and updates from both – which is particularly useful if you work with more than one country. This small phone will also fit your pockets just right and keep you communicated anywhere, any time.
MAXAH Surge Protector All in One Universal Wall Charger
Although it’s a bit disappointing that the world can’t decide on just one type of power outlet so we don’t have to lug adapters around, it’s not so terrible when you have an all-in-one. With this baby, you’ll be able to plug your gadgets in any part of the world, and get some surge protection on top for safety. Now, careful, this is an adapter, not a transformer, so don’t plug 110 gadgets into 220v outlets!
J Pillow – Travel Pillow
Another travel pillow, this one was patented for its fantastic ergonomic design which stops the head of the user from falling forward and helps to get much needed sleep during long flights. Of course, it can also be used outside planes in bed or on the sofa, and can be deflated for easy transportation.
Bluesmart Smart Carry-On Luggage
This is one of the very first “smart luggages” ever developed. It’s a carry-on luggage that connects wirelessly to any smartphone so you can lock and unlock it, weigh it and even track it all over the world. It’s at the top when it comes to usability, even though it hasn’t even launched yet – although it’s up for pre-orders.
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