10 travel gadgets you should never holiday without

10 travel gadgets you should never holiday without
By admin

Whether you’re hitting the road, or heading overseas, everyone goes through the same pre-holiday process. Toothbrush? Check. Pyjamas? Check. Walking shoes? Check.

Then you get to the gadget list, and you can practically hear your bags sigh with dismay.

Well, no more!

Skyscanner has come up with the ultimate top ten list of gadgets and gizmos you’ll want handy wherever you’re going. 

Packing never looked so easy.

1. Bottle opener things/sandals

Sounds bizarre, but when you’re milling about with a beer in your hand, and your thongs on your feet, the idea is a match made in heaven."072611-reefopener-1.jpg"

2. Portable electronic scale

Are you a chronic excess packer? This gadget lets you weigh your luggage wherever you are by simply attaching your bags to the scale and lifting.


3. Luggage coffee holder by Tugo

Coffee lovers adore this groovy gadget, because it lets you keep up your cup suspended between the handles of your rolling bag, while you negotiate your way around the airport. 


4. GoPro camera

For the up-close-and-personal moments, and the hard-to-reach-with-an-ordinary-camera attractions, the Go Pro will give you the very best vantage point. 


5. Solar charger

Stuck on an isolated island with little battery left on your phone? Never fear – with this device, you can recharge, and still upload photos of your lunch to Instagram!


6. Group selfie stick

Never cut your friends out of a group selfie again with a portable stick to attach your camera to.


7. Anti-jellyfish sunblock

Sun-safe and jellyfish-safe – need we say more? 


8. Gorillapod

This cool gadget is a flexible camera tripod, with a variety of models to suit your camera. Wrap it around a tree, perch it on a rock or clamp it on a chair – the Gorillapod can handle any environment! 


9. Portable wifi device

Connect multiple devices to the Internet anywhere in the world with one of these essential gadgets. 


10. Skyscanner app

Find the cheapest flights, travel dates and airports wherever you are, with the free Skyscanner app. Perfect for backpacking across continents on a budget! 


Latest News

  • Hotels

The Gainsborough Bath Spa 2025 line-up in celebration of Jane Austen’s 250th anniversary

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Jane Austen’s birth, The Gainsborough Bath Spa will host a series of exclusive events in partnership with Strictly Jane Austen. Combining classic architecture and historical elegance, The Gainsborough Bath Spa is the perfect setting for this celebration of Jane Austen. Located just moments away from key sites in Austen’s […]

  • Aviation

Qatar Airways is the official airline partner of Premier Padel

Premier Padel is pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with Qatar Airways as it becomes the new “Title Sponsor”, “Tour Finals Sponsor”, and “Official Airline Partner”. As part of this significant partnership, the official tour will be renamed the “Qatar Airways Premier Padel Tour”. In addition, the tour final taking place in Barcelona on December […]

  • Destinations

Malolo Island Resort Fiji launches its own resort app

Guests at the Malolo Island Resort can now get a better experience even before they arrive with the resort’s newly launched mobile app. Guests are encouraged to download and use the app ahead of their stay to build their itinerary. They can check-in prior to their arrival and make dinner and spa reservations all from […]

  • Tour Operators

France on foot holiday savings

Walking up a steep incline may be painful, but it is all worth it when you see that incredible view.

  • Cruise

Seabourn introduces enhanced groups programs for travel advisors

Leading ultra-luxury cruising and expedition travel company, Seabourne, proudly announces the “Seabourn Enhanced Groups Program” to elevate business prospects for travel advisors. This program introduces a revamped Tour Conductor Credit that offers shipboard credits or bonus commission for bookings. It also eliminates the need for deposits for small group allotments and increases group capacity. “Seabourn […]

  • Cruise

Ponant’s latest luxury cruise expeditions for 2024 and 2025

Head out to see the beauty of unique destinations on three bucket-list explorations of Australia with Ponant Cruise’s new luxury expeditions. Known for their luxury cruises, Ponant offers unique and truly exceptional sea voyage aboard sleek and intimately sized cruise yachts. They offer a range of discovery expeditions, and launched new cruises that take guests […]

  • Aviation
  • News

Christine O’Reilly to replace Peter Hay as chair of Australia Pacific Airports Corporation

Christine O’Reilly has been named as the new chair of Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC) – the owner of Melbourne and Launceston Airports. According to a release, O’Reilly will replace Peter Hay on 1 October, who retires after five years as Chair of APAC. APAC CEO Lorie Argus said O’Reilly’s appointment comes at an exciting […]

  • Tourism

The number one thing you can’t forget if you’re going to Europe & The Olympics

As the Summer Olympics in Paris draws near, travel insurance comparison site Compare the Market is urging travellers to safeguard their European summer sports dreams by getting travel insurance for when the unexpected happens. While France seems like a decently safe country to visit, it’s crucial not to overlook the potential risks that could disrupt a holiday. From bed […]