Planning Guide

7 Tech Gadgets to Make Holiday Travel Feel Like a Vacation

  • Ipad
  • Ipod
  • Belkin Micro Car Charger
  • Braun Voice Activated Quartz Alarm Clock
  • Cellphone Sanitizer
  • Homedics Personal Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier
  • Koolatron Voyager Thermoelectric Cooler
  • LCD Luggage Hanging Digital Pocket Scale
  • Sound Oasis Sound Therapy System

Whether you are planning to hit the road with the kids on the back seat or fly cross-country for the holidays, planning is essential for a successful journey. But booking your trip is only half of the preparations as it is also necessary to plan for the time you are actually traveling. And ten hours on the road or three hours in the plane won’t be so tiresome if you fetch the right tech gadgets. Especially if you are traveling with kids the following tech savvy gadgets will help you avoid the endless 'Are we there yet?' questions, minimize jet-lagexhaustion and reduce overall travel sickness.

1. Violight UV Cellphone Sanitizer (14 Ounce $49.99)

No matter how hard you might try, you just can’t keep your electronics as clean as you'd like. Instead of risking the spread of germs, or using abrasive cleaners, you can sanitize all of your devices with a UV sanitizer. Its germicidal UV and ozone technology will quickly eliminate up to 99.9% of germs and bacteria.  When it comes to your health and durability of expensive electronic devices, it's better to ensure safety.

2. W-20 LCD Luggage Hanging Digital Pocket Scale ($8.24)

You can easily avoid baggage fees and hassles at the airport check-in station if you weigh your bags in advance with a luggage pocket scale. With this digital gadget, it is so easy to weigh bags of all shapes and sizes, from duffels to rolling suitcases.

3. Belkin Micro Car Charger (Green) ($12.25)

When planning a road trip it is better to plan for the unexpected. Equipped with this keenly-designed charger which is a favorite among road trip connoisseurs, you can speedily charge any USB-powered gadget safely. If you are going to use your phone for navigation, this useful device is a must.

4. HoMedics Personal Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier ($19.99)

As long as you have your travel-sized humidifier you can breathe healthier and feel better even in your hotel room when on vacation. This nifty gadget will provide you with cool or warm air mist to help you stay healthy and alleviate allergy symptoms. Moreover it also moisturizes your skin making it more beautiful and radiant. This gadget is easy to charge with a standard wall outlet or USB cord.

5. Braun Voice-Activated Quartz Alarm Clock ($44)

When on holidays why not to pamper yourself and have as much rest as possible with this nice voice-activated alarm clock. The snooze feature can be activated by voice or clap, so that you could get those coveted extra minutes of sleep you deserve.

6. Sound Oasis Sound Therapy System ($49.99)

Don't let the hotel noise or a crying baby prevent you to fall into a restorative sleep. A sound therapy system featuring six relaxing sounds to choose from will help you relax and put you to sleep anywhere you go.

7. Koolatron Voyager Thermoelectric Cooler ($123.49)

This in-car thermoelectric cooler is a really cool thing as it can keep leftovers warm and soft drinks cold. This device will actually save you a great deal of time and money as you will be able to decrease or even completely avoid food stops and still eat like a king. Using less power than your headlights, it holds the equivalent of 48 12-ounce cans and cools 40-degrees below surrounding temperatures.