Innovative travel tech products that are designed to make your life easier and your travels more enjoyable
Travel and the latest tech innovations often go hand-in-hand, and an ingenious gadget, whether a seriously smart suitcase or an intuitively designed e-reader, can really help you get the most out of your trip. Whether you’re already following all the latest tech trends or are looking to master the basics, these travel tech products should be on your packing list.
A power pack that doesn’t even require cables can be a saving grace for those constantly on the go. The charge force powerstation connects wirelessly to any smartphone using Qi technology and provides an additional 48 hours of battery life. Ideal for long haul travel, the device is also equipped with a second USB port, meaning you can charge two devices simultaneously. Its slimline design means it won’t take up too much room in your hand luggage, and it works a treat for tablets too.
For guaranteed peace and quiet wherever you are in the world, a pair of noise-cancelling headphones is essential. These top of the range Sony headphones cleverly adapt to your environment and preferences in order to provide the optimum level of sound. Designed with touch control and Bluetooth functionality, this style is even built to counter the atmospheric pressure that occurs at high altitude, making long flights considerably more enjoyable. Furthermore, the headset is light, ultra comfortable, and fitted with leather ear cup coverings.
Inspired by years of research, Away Luggage is on a mission to introduce travellers all over the world to its ‘perfect suitcase.’ A winning combination of durable outer shells, ingenious interior compartments, USB charging facilities and removable batteries certainly make life easier for the modern traveller. Glide through the airport in record time thanks to the Premium Hinomoto 360 degree wheels, whilst the built in compression pad means you can fit more in your case without risking wrinkling your clothes.
Losing yourself in a great book is one of the joys of travelling. The Amazon Kindle Voyage provides access to millions of books and it’s light and compact enough to slip into your back pocket. The 6-inch backlit touchscreen and 300 ppi resolution remains clear and sharp in whatever conditions you find yourself in, whilst the front light adapts to provide optimum brightness depending on the time of day. A long lasting battery means you likely won’t need to charge the device for the duration of your trip.
A simple and inspired way to keep track of your possessions, tile mate is a must for frequent travellers. This neat Bluetooth tracker can be attached to pretty much any item, from a set of keys to a large suitcase, and allows the user to track the whereabouts of that item at all times. Each Tile Mate lasts up to a year with no need to charge or replace, and it’s also equipped with a function to find your phone; simply press the tile twice and your phone will ring, even if it’s on silent mode.