Every year at this time, we always wonder what the perfect gifts are for the travelers in our life. We’re excited to share a few ideas that range in price from $15 to $300+ that will help ensure your travel is smooth and much more enjoyable.
The perfect phone for travelers – the OnePlus 6T
Where other Android flagships, such as the Samsung Galaxy S9, are upwards of $900 (2018 price), the $549 OnePlus 6T offers more onboard space, equivalent RAM and faster performance than many of those flagships. If you like to use local SIMs for fast data but want to keep your ‘home’ mobile number active for messaging at the same time, you’ll appreciate that the OnePlus 6T is dual SIM – perfect for international travelers.
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The OnePlus features insane battery life – even on days where I heavily use mine with photo taking, listening to music and more, I end the day with 30% of my battery remaining. In the event you need to charge up, you’ll appreciate OnePlus’ fast charging, which can charge 75% of the battery in 30 minutes
OnePlus might be a new brand to you, but the company has been around for 5 years – but for the first time this phone is available at any T-Mobile store in the US.
Be in peaceful harmony with Sony’s noise cancelling headphones
Let’s talk about Sony’s WH-1000XM3 noise cancelling headphones, which enabled Sony to de-throne Bose for the best noise-cancelling headphones. This mode is supremely comfortable for long travel sessions and can cancel out any noise – whether you’re walking down the street or on a plane. Superior audio performance – highs are high and bass is low. Want a headphone with battery life that can last? These Sonys can go up to 27-28 hours!
I never really understood noise cancelling headphones, until recently I bought a pair for myself and frankly, I’m never flying without them. When you put these on and turn on that noise cancellation, it’s like being in a cocoon of silence. Check out the WH-1000XM3 headphones for $350 at any electronics seller or Amazon.com.
For your bookworm – the refreshed Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon’s e-reader now has a flatter design and an IPX8 waterproof rating (no more ruining your Kindle by dropping it in the ocean and/or pool. ?
With a display that’s sharp and well-lit, the Paperwhite makes turning pages fast, with excellent battery life is insanely long. See the Kindle Paperwhite for $130 at Amazon.com.
Stay juiced up with the Loop World Travel Power Adapter
All the gadgets mentioned above need electricity, of course! You can ensure power to your devices in 150+ countries with the Loop World Travel Power Adapter, the self-professed Swiss Army Knife of Travel Adapters. With the Loop, you can simultaneously charge 3 devices with two onboard USB powered ports.
The Loop looks fun and funky and is available in bright colors depending on your tastes. Lastly, the Loop World Travel Power Adapter has a spare fuse stored inside the device (perfect if you blow a fuse while on the go). Grab the Loop today for $16.95 at Amazon.com.