Posts Tagged ‘travel gear’


Essential to Your Travel the Lug Snuz Sac U Blanket + Pillow

The perfect complement to your carryon luggage is the Lug Snuz Sac U Blanket and Pillow. They come as a set. All packaged together for easy carrying. A neck pillow helps prevent both a stiff neck and embarrassment from the bobbing head syndrome. You can also use it for supporting you back and while you wait in the in the lounge. Everyone should get a Lug Snuz Sac U Blanket + Pillow (Grass).

The Lug Snuz Sac U Blanket + Pillow come in a variety of colors to match you mood, luggage or maybe just your favorite color.


A Video Camera Small Enough to Fit in Your Pocket

A small camera with lots of extras and resolution equal to the task of taking great videos. Easy to hook up to computer with built in USB. Carry extra SD cards with you because it has an SD slot. It even has a microphone jack. The Kodak Zi8 is a great choice for taking your videos.

Capture your memories in video with the Kodak Zi8 Camera (text link) Kodak Zi8 Pocket HD Digital Video Camcorder, Black


Apps, Apps and More Apps Do You Have Travel Ones?

The invention of mobile applications has made getting information while you are traveling so much easier. It used to be that you would have to go to the library or book store and check out or buy a travel book on the destination where you were traveling to. Then came the internet with the ability to look up information from the comfort of your home but you still couldn’t get real time on the spot information. Now we have mobile apps that provide immediate results and information.

The mobile apps can supply you with real time weather, tour information, airline check in, maps, and even information for opening and closing times of the places you are visiting.

What’s even better is most apps are very inexpensive compared to buying all those books, maps, and printing costs for printing from the internet and it eliminated the bulk of room all those things took up. With airline weight restrictions we really need our apps.


5 More Must Have Travel Essentials

Last week I shared 5 must have travel accessory essentials that make your travel more comfortable and enjoyable.  These are simple travel items that will help you avoid travel delays and travel frustrations. Here are 5 more travel accessories that are simple & inexpensive but you will find very valuable for your must have travel packing essentials.

1-Safety Pins:

  • Temporarily repair clothing
  • Pin a broken strap
  • Never carry your wallet in your back pocket. If you do choose to carry a wallet be sure to put it in your front pocket and secure the pocket with a couple of safety pins. Prevent pickpocket

2- Skin Glue: Dermabond

  • Close paper cuts
  • Seal down hangnails
  • Seal skin cracks

3- Duct tape:

  • Prevent shoe blisters
  • Bandage cuts
  • Fix broken or ripped luggage

4- Night light:

  • Plug in to navigate to the bathroom
  • Find things without turning on the lights
  • Small amount of light for those afraid of the dark

5- Portable electrical power strip & mini surge protector:

  • Additional plug-ins in hotel
  • Share plug-ins at conventions
  • Share plug-ins at airport
  • Protect electrical equipment



5 Must Have Travel Essentials

Today traveling is a frequent business necessity as well as a well deserved vacation experience. With just a few small simple items added to your travel accessories you can avoid frustration and delays.  These everyday items have several travel uses, many that you may not have thought of.  Add these must have travel essentials for simple and enjoyable travel.

1 – Travel Mask:

  • Fight off headaches
  • Block light out from cracked drapes
  • Block out annoying light from TV, clocks, and alarms
  • A “do not disturb me” signal

2 – Ear Plugs:

  • Block out noise on the airplane and a noisy hotel room
  • Be undisturbed so you can sleep in
  • Block out partners snoring

3 – Flashlight:

  • To read and not disturb your sleeping partner
  • Make the way to the bathroom without turning on lights
  • Finding things in your suitcase when your partner is sleeping
  • Use to see or signal during a power failure, fire or disaster
  • Looking under beds for lost items or to check that you aren’t leaving anything behind

4 – Plain Alcohol Hand Sanitizer:

  • Ward off germs and viruses
  • Eye glass cleaner
  • Sanitize phones, remotes, door handles, etc.
  • Clean minor cuts
  • Clean white boards including permanent marker

5 – Zip Lock Bags:

  • Prevent Spilled liquid items
  • Put dirty clothes in
  • Carry candy and goodies
  • Organize jewelry
  • Use as packing cubes
  • Dry bag for water sports
  • Put wet swimming suits and clothing in
  • Keep bugs out of clothing and packed items