10 Cool Travel Gadgets You Need in Your Backpack

by April 27, 2017 0 comments

Are you planning a vacation or a mountain trek this season? Whether you are traveling by plane, train or automobile there are some journeys that are incomplete without these essential gadgets. Here are 10 cool gadgets that deserve to be in your backpack.

Kindle E-reader

Carry your own library wherever you go with Kindle. Reading on this device is easy on your eyes and you can read even in bright sunlight. With single battery charge, it can last for weeks and can hold thousands of books. Choose from new releases and bestsellers, including the largest digital selection of bestsellers in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, and Malayalam. It is priced at Rs 5,999.

iNinja 18 In 1 Multipurpose Credit Card Size Pocket Tool

Wallet Ninja is the cool, smart and compact credit card size multi-tool with 18 functional tools for everyday needs. It can fit in your wallet and is made from 4x Heat Treated Steel. It has inch Ruler, Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Can Opener, Peeler, Screwdriver and more. It is priced at Rs 125.

Eyefi Mobi SD Card

Eyefi looks like a standard SD memory card but in addition to storing your photos, it has built-in Wi-Fi that allows you to transfer photos from your camera to your iOS, Android, or Windows Phone device via a free app, and if you opt to pay for the Eyefi Cloud service, it will also sync photos between your phone and tablet, and copy them to the Web so you can view them in a browser. The Eyefi Mobi is one of the simplest ways to transfer photos from your camera to your phone and is a lot easier to use. It is priced at Rs 3,774.

Steamfast SF-717 Home-and-Away Mini Steam Iron

This compact device is about the size of a computer mouse and is extremely useful for travelers who are constantly on the move.

This 420-watt mini steam iron removes wrinkles from almost any fabric. It has a 1.4-ounce water tank and heats up in 15 seconds. It comes with variable temperature settings, Non-stick soleplate, 1-touch steam control and supports dual voltage for travel convenience. It is available on Amazon at a price of Rs 5,597.

Bose SoundLink Portable Speaker

Soundlink plays your favorite tunes with crystal clear audio quality which is the hallmark of Bose audio systems. It’s small, durable and comes in a spectrum of colors. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery gives you up to eight hours of playing time. You can recharge it in a wall outlet or with most USB power sources. The speaker has a range of about 30 feet and it can be paired with your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth devices. Voice prompts talk you through Bluetooth pairing, making it simple. And the speaker remembers the eight most recent devices you’ve used, so reconnecting is super easy. The speaker can connect to two Bluetooth devices at the same time, letting you switch between them quickly.

JOBY Gorillapod

JOBY Gorillapod firmly secures your compact digital camera (Up To 325G / 11.5 Oz) to virtually any surface. This lightweight and portable tripod is ideal for photographers or travelers who love to capture shots while traveling. It supports Point & shoot cameras and is available in Black/Sky Blue, Black/Charcoal, Black/Lime Green, Black/Fuchsia. It is priced at Rs 1,195.


goTenna turns your smartphone into an off-grid communicator. If there’s no cell coverage or WiFi just pair this device to your IOS or Android phone via Bluetooth. Within seconds you’re ready to send texts or share locations on off-line maps with others, up to several miles away. goTenna also allows you to send private messages to specific people or groups, though you can also broadcast to anyone around. This award-winning device generates its own independent signal with no towers, routers or satellites required. It is priced at Rs 22,599.

Belkin Wireless Dual-Band Travel Router

Public Wi-Fi is not always secure and travelers often have a weary time trying to get multiple devices online at the same time and paying for expensive Wi-Fi connections. Belkin Wireless Dual-Band Travel Router F9K1107QE is a one-stop solution that allows you to create your personal Wi-Fi hotspot anywhere in the world. So, even if you pay for just one Internet connection, you can get all your personal devices online. It is pre-configured with multiple security features and has 256-bit WPA/WPA2 encryption to prevent unauthorized access of your Wi-Fi connection. It is priced at Rs 1,999.

tnext CLIP Powerbank

tnext CLIP Powerbank fits in your palm and is made of high-grade plastic. It is loaded with safety features like auto-off, overcharge protection and additional built-in LED flashlight. This 5200 mAh powerbank comes at a price of Rs 1475 with a 1-year warranty.

tnext Multiport Smart USB Charger

This multiport smart USB charger comes with 6 USB ports. It has inbuilt Smart Chip to sense the current requirement of each device. Made of high-grade fireproof glossy plastic with auto-sense ICs it is compatible with Android and Apple devices and supports high-speed charging. This device comes at a price of Rs 2375.

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