11 Aug Products that will make your vacation trip easier
Travel accessories can make things easier for us when we go on vacation. Regardless of where we are going or how far we have to go to get there.
Some will make your wait or journey more bearable. Others can be a key tool for your safety and others can get you out of trouble. But, surely if you have them on hand when you need them they are worth their weight in gold.
There are thousands of accessories specially designed for the traveler, at El Comprador de La Vanguardia we have selected 7 that we believe are very necessary. In addition, some of them have the latest advances in technology that you will not believe how they can help us.
The list does not go from the best to the least good. But each traveler and each type of trip will need one more than another. Make a note of everything you need so that these holidays do not bring you unpleasant surprises.
Digital Luggage Scale
You place the suitcase on the scale at the check-in counter and think “I could have sworn that the suitcase weighed less…”. So that this situation does not happen to you this summer. And you are forced to pay an exorbitant supplement for excess baggage or have to put all your clothes on to get on the plane, we have the solution and it is very simple: a digital luggage scale.
This apparently simple device is a very useful tool. If you weigh your suitcase at home, you will be able to reorganize it, instead of being forced to unpack and repack on the cold airport floor while everyone looks at you.
Home Cervical Pillow
If you are going to make a long journey by plane, train, or as a co-pilot in a car, you will surely want to take a short nap. To do it comfortably and not reach your destination with very annoying cervical pain, you should get a cervical pillow.
This Homiee brand pillow is made of memory foam that conforms to your body for superior comfort. It is breathable and does not produce heat and its soft velvet cover can be washed for greater hygiene.
It has a front drawstring to adapt it to the neck of each person and prevent it from opening mid-nap and leaving the neck in a bad position.
In addition, it can be folded and stored in a small bag, which makes it very convenient to carry in your hand luggage on the plane.
Adapter For Universal Plug
If you travel to the United Kingdom or the United States, you should know that you need an adapter to be able to plug in any of your electrical devices. With this adapter, you can forget about buying an adapter for each country. This plug adapter is compatible with more than 150 countries in the world. In addition, it has two USB ports to also charge your mobile, tablet, or laptop.
Lifestraw Portable Water Filter
If in summer you become a true adventurer who immerses yourself in nature. This tool may be very useful to you, it may even save your life. LifeStraw removes 99.9999% of bacteria from the water, including E. coli, and 99.9% of protozoa such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium.
Converts virtually all types of water into drinkable water. With a straw, you can treat 1000 liters, so, unless you are going to make a very long trip, with the one you will have enough.
Travel Document Organizer
If you are going to catch a plane you must have your ID or passport, plane tickets, or hotel reservations at hand. If, in addition, you go with small children, the documents multiply. To keep everything safe, organized and at hand, the solution is in this practical travel organizer.
There are 3 compartments for passports, 8 slots for credit cards, 1 transparent zipper pocket for coins or keys, 1 zipper pocket for bills or papers, 1 back pocket for plane tickets, and a hook for house keys.
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife
For less than 40 euros get one of the best Swiss Army knives on the market. The Victorinox camping knife will help you face any unforeseen event (and not only when hiking).
Open cans, strip wires, unscrew a wine… as many uses as you can imagine. An accessory that, due to its size, quality and originality, is never too much.
Garmin Activity Bracelet
You don’t have to be a fitness or running lover to get sports to watch. Smartwatches have sports applications but they also serve as a tracker, something very useful if you decide to go on an adventure in the high mountains this summer.
The Garmin Vívosmart 4 bracelet is our favorite and one of the best GPS smartwatches on the market. The most advanced technology will accompany you on your route thanks to its heart rate monitor, activity tracking, sleep control, GPS, or altimeter.
But in addition, it uses an elegant design that is complemented by lightness (only 50 grams) and outstanding resistance. Its battery won’t leave you hanging either, up to 6 hours in GPS and music mode and up to 8 days connected in Smartwatch mode.
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