Must Have Gadgets for Your Travel Bag

Traveling is stressful. You're supposed to be on “vacation,” enjoying yourself and blowing off steam, but after all the planning, preparation, and even the traveling itself, you feel like you need another vacation when you get home...

Sometimes the right travels gadgets can make your trip easier and offer you that much needed down-time while still en route, or even at your destination. Don't feel like you need to be go-go-go all the time – kick back, throw up your feet, and veg out on a bit of guilty pleasure entertainment.

We've assembled some travel gadgets below to put a bit more “time off” into your next trip.

The High Definition Video Pen - Hammacher Schlemmer
fave 0 Faves
  • 200 bought
This pen can record high definition video at 1280 x 720 resolution. The pen has a 2 MP image sensor that can capture up to five hours of video. It will automatically start recording when it senses motion. It also has a microphone to record audio along with the video.
Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch 64GB Tablet
fave 8 Faves
  • 222 bought
$279.00 | Save: $60.00 (22%)

The Kindle fire HDX screen has a max resolution of 1920 x 1200 which goes beyond standard HD. It doesn't have storage expansion so make sure if you save a lot of videos then get the 64GB version. The tablet comes with a Mayday button that gives you 24x7 tech support from amazon for free. It comes equipped with an OfficeSuite and support for Gmail, Outlook and others. If you're a person that shops on Amazon a lot then this tablet will make your shopping experience more enjoyable.

Jawbone BIG JAMBOX Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
fave 0 Faves
  • 178 bought
$299.99 | Save: $115.02 (38%)

4.50 stars

Need some wireless music with you on the go? Jawbone has you colorfully, covered with the MINI Jambox - a portable and wireless Bluetooth 4.0 speaker with aluminum body, 10-hour battery life and play/pause/volume up/volume down/pairing buttons. Its built-in speakerphone lets you take calls on the go too.

Nintendo 3DS XL
fave 5 Faves
  • 255 bought

4.40 stars

The next dimension in entertainment.

  • Faster processing power
  • Plays all Nintendo 3DS games
  • Enhanced controls

NINTENDO 3DS XL gives you 3D visuals and allows you to take 3D photos. This 3DS has a 90% larger screen. This 3DS XL has a motion sensor and gyro sensor that respond to tilt and motions of the system. There are plenty of games for this system to keep you busy while on the road. This beats playing games on your phone any day.

Quirky Carabandits, 6 Pack
fave 1 Fave
  • 175 bought
$21.95 | Save: $10.41 (47%)

Quirky Carabandits are bands that you can use to secure your goods. These can be used to secure your keys to your belt loop or to your backpack while out hiking. You can use these as a keychain to easily keep your keys together.

LaCie PetiteKey 32GB USB Flash Drive
fave 2 Faves
  • 106 bought
$39.99 | Save: $5.00 (13%)
The LaCie PetiteKey is a USB flash drive that's tiny enough to be attached to your keychain and you'll even forget that it's there. The easiest way to kill your flash drive is to get it wet but this flash drive can be submerged down to 100-meters. You don't have to worry about your valuable data being compromised since the Lacie Petitekey comes with Private-Public software that helps keep it safe with 256-bit encryption and password protection.
Jawbone UP Onyx Fitness Tracker (2nd Gen), Assorted Sizes
fave 1 Fave
  • 312 bought
$79.99 | Save: $50.00 (63%)

UP by Jawbone is a wearable band designed to be worn all day and night to track your habits. You can track your sleep, log what you eat, calories burned, time spent active etc. The band has up to 10 days of battery life so you don't have to worry about charging it all the time. There are three different sizes depending on your wrist and make sure that you pick the correct size.

4 in 1 Photojojo
fave 0 Faves
  • 164 bought
$60.00 | Save: $11.00 (18%)
The Photojojo lenses attach easily to your smartphone or tablet. They allow you to take wide, round or ultra detail pictures with your device. You no longer have to lug around your giant camera everywhere you go. Your cell phone goes everywhere you go so just bring these tiny lenses with you to make sure you get the best possible shot. The lenses work with most cases that could be on your phone. The lenses stay on with strong magnets that won't damage your phone.
fave 3 Faves
  • 266 bought

3.10 stars

HyperJuice battery is an external battery for MacBooks/USB Devices.  And, it's just perfect for the man that travels constantly.

It has two high power 12W (5V/2.4A max) USB ports to quickly charge 2 iPads or any USB device quickly. You don't have to worry about over charging since it comes with a built-in short circuit and temperature protection to make sure nothing goes wrong while charging.

Belkin SurgePlus 3-Outlet Mini Surge Protector with Dual USB ports
fave 1 Fave
  • 163 bought
$29.99 | Save: $15.00 (50%)

This is a Mini Travel Swivel Charger Surge Protector with Dual USB Ports (2.1 AMP / 10 Watt). Bring this with you when you're traveling to make sure that you're protected from any surges and you can also plug your USB cord in to charge your phone. You can position the charger in anyway you want so that it's not in the way of other things that might be plugged in. It has a 900 Joule energy rating to protect your devices.

AAXA P4 P4X Pico Projector
fave 6 Faves
  • 333 bought
$349.99 | Save: $80.00 (23%)

3.60 stars

With this baby, you're always prepared to have a movie showing anywhere.  This is a perfect gift for crazy travellers and movie buffs.

  • Ultra-bright 125 lumen LED light engine
  • Vibrant Color Technology with 15,000 LEDs
  • HDMI, VGA, Composite inputs plus SD-HC and USB readers

This pocket projector measures 5.6 x 2.7 x 1.2 inches and weighs approximately 12.8 ounces. The P4-X has 15,000 hour LED's that can create an image up to 80". Set up and have a presentation anywhere you can find a wall to project onto.

Join the conversation ( comments)
Must Have Gadgets for Your Travel Bag
Anonymous user
You're posting this comment anonymously. to unlock additional features.

Be a part of what's next

Become a premiere member of Faveable and get insider access to the BEST products in the world:

It's easy. It's free. It's awesome.