4 Best Pieces of Tech to Bring With You on Your Travels

These four items will make life a little bit easier when you’re away from home.

If you’re planning on traveling a lot this year, these gadgets should be on every packing list.


Send texts in a dead zone

If you’re planning a group trip to a region with limited to no cell phone service, the goTenna should definitely be on your packing list. It allows groups to stay connected via messages when your phone doesn’t have service (think camping in the wilderness) by creating its own off-grid network between users. You can also use it with your travel buddy abroad instead of buying an international plan. Just pair with your Android or iOS device and you can share your GPS location to other goTenna connected devices, or send one-on-one or group messages, or broadcast to all goTenna users within range.

goTenna, $149 $122.71, Amazon


Travel smarter with Away luggage

Efficiency is your best friend when it comes to travel, and the Away bags are highly recommended by frequent travelers. Its hard shell comes in a variety of colors and carry-ons feature a battery option so that you can charge your mobile devices while you’re in the security line.

Away The Bigger Carry-On with ejectable battery, $245, Away


Capture the scene with a 360-degree camera

Keep your Facebook friends updated and engaged throughout your journey with stunning footage courtesy of a 360-degree camera. The Garmin Virb 360 boasts resolution up to 5.7k/30 fps and four built-in microphones so the sound will be as good as the immersive video itself.

Garmin Virb 360, $799.99, Garmin


Power up anywhere with an adapter kit

Keep all your devices fully charged and ready for your trek with the right adapter. This travel package contains durable adapters that are compatible with countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.

Targus travel power adapters, $20.99, Best Buy


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