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Must-Have Travel Gear for the Fam

by Eugenia Lazaris

Apr 26, 2018

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Travel Tips

Let’s face it, we all love our gadgets, and traveling opens the door to a whole new world of high-tech, high-security and high-fun toys. Nowadays, travelers have just as much fun enjoying travel gear as exploring destinations. In addition to all the joy they bring us, they have added value when they make travel easier — especially when we travel with our families. Check out the following list of some of the best travel gear available to help you make the most of your family vacation.


The City Bag from PacSafe

I never travel without my PacSafe City Bag. These durable, anti-theft travel bags are specially designed with a wire-mesh lining throughout the bag and straps to ensure they are slash-proof and cut-proof. RFID-blocking technology keeps sensitive identity information inside the bag safe at all times while the intelligently designed security zipper system ensures wandering hands won’t be able to slip inside and help themselves to the treasures within.


The BedBox from Jet Kids

This revolutionary carry-on designed in Norway helps young children take on air travel with the creature comforts of home. The hard-case bag can easily be pulled by your little one or by you with them riding happily on top. The inside conveniently converts into a bed or table top, both of fit perfectly within the confines of an average airline seat, making them comfortable during a long flight.

Kid waiting in airport

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The Cling Bling Window Solar Charger

No parents want to experience the horror of their kids’ tech devices running out of battery, especially during a long flight or road trip. While this technology has been around for a while, it remains a great way to keep your kids from having a meltdown when their devices run out of juice. They can simply pop the charger onto the car or airplane window and charge up.


The Airbolt Travel Lock

There are many TSA-approved luggage locks, but this one doesn’t even require a key. It locks and unlocks with ease from your smartphone using Bluetooth technology — simply download the app on either your iOS or Android device and pair the lock with your Bluetooth. The lock is waterproof and allows you to add a back-up security code in case you find yourself with a dead phone battery.


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