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    27 Genius Travel Products That'll Make You Want To Take A Trip

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    1. Spectacles Snapchat glasses that'll record a 10-second video based on what you're looking at. The glasses sync up with your Snapchat account so you can capture every detail!

    Spectacles

    Get the Original Spectacles 2 from Snap for $149 (available in four colors and two lens styles).

    2. A portable laundry system to give you a machine-quality wash whether you're backpacking, camping, or just on the go! Inside are nodules that scrub and clean your clothes in minutes — and it can also double as a dry laundry bag.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This product exceeded my expectation. It worked very well while traveling for three weeks. I could have packed even less clothing because this was so efficient. Jeans and heavy pants were a challenge to wring out and dry. Lighter garments worked best. For heavier soiled items I found longer agitation and then emptying and refilling for the second agitation did the trick. I used my feet to agitate heavy clothing. No leaking! I was skeptical about the first load, but had zero issues. I will purchase this as a gift for traveling friends and family in the future." —JenT

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95 (available in two styles).

    3. A sand-free mat perfect for laying on the beach without the extra sand all over you. It'll easily clean and dry instantly — just in case you spill your drink.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $44.50+ (available in three colors and sizes).

    4. A carry-on cocktail kit to create amazing drinks while you're high in the sky or relaxing on the beach.

    Bloomingdales

    Includes a mixing kit with a jigger, bar spoon, a linen coaster, and elderflower cocktail syrup. All you need to add is a little bit of bubbly and you're good to go!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    5. Away Carry-on luggage with a built-in USB charger that'll charge your devices with ease.

    Away

    Read a BuzzFeeder's review of this product!

    Get it from Away for $225 (also available without a battery, in 10 colors).

    6. A travel pillow that not only supports your neck but also your chin (so your head won’t fall over on the plane).

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97+ (available in three sizes and seven colors).

    This was our mid-range price pick for the top travel pillows on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    7. A portable wine tote that discreetly and fashionably holds, chills, and pours two bottles of wine no matter where in the world you may be.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $54.95 (available in three colors).

    8. A mermaid fin to channel your inner Ariel and explore the ocean like never before.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $56.74+ (available in nine sizes and four colors).

    9. 'Follow Me Bring Wine' flip-flops as a beach accessory that'll leave your thoughts in the sand with each step.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in women's sizes 5.5–11).

    Also, check out "Follow Me Bring Beer" flip-flops.

    10. A credit card–sized folding utility knife that might come in handy while camping or backpacking.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    11. A hand operated travel espresso machine to grind your coffee without the need for electricity...just in case there are no coffee shops around! It also has a built-in cup.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $49.90.

    12. A waterproof cosmetic bag with multiple compartments to store your makeup or toiletries. It's foldable, portable, and it has a drawstring that's optimal for travel.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.68 (available in four colors).

    13. Skross World Travel adapter with all-in-one voltage so your items will safely charge and work no matter which country you're in.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Such a great adapter, super high quality, and adapts from any plug type to any plug type. I have traveled to over 70 countries and used just about every travel plug adapter out there and this is the only one worth getting. I own five of these and have convinced dozens of other people to buy these as well and nobody is ever disappointed." —Zito

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    14. A collapsible hair dryer — it can easily fit in a small travel bag or carry-on.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two styles).

    15. Lifestraw Personal Water Filter to remove parasites and bacteria from natural bodies of water when you're backpacking across the world.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I frequently hike and camp in the backcountry all over the United States. Carrying the amount of water that I need to survive during these trips is just not feasible due to the weight. I recently took a LifeStraw out for a test on a backcountry hike in the Rocky Mountains. Every stream, lake, and every other water source that I came across I stopped for a drink. I was drinking fresh snow melt and also from lakes that are home to beavers and other wildlife. There was no added taste to the water and I didn't get sick during or after the trip. The one drawback to the LifeStraw is that it does take a bit of suction to start and keep the water flowing. When you're at high altitudes in the mountains this leads to longer 'drink breaks' since you can get winded pretty easy while trying to suck up water through the LifeStraw. However, its size and weight advantages when hiking in mountainous terrain vastly outweigh this minor drawback." —Charlie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.75 (available in three styles).

    16. And a water purifier bottle that'll make clean and filtered drinking water in just 15 seconds.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Made a three-week trip to South America and used this purifier for almost all my drinking water. It worked awesomely and I didn't get sick the entire trip. I filled up every morning at the hotel and anywhere we stopped to eat. And even filled from some rivers! So great not to need to buy water bottles — which litter the ground everywhere there. Definitely part of my travel kit forever." —Travelerman

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95.

    17. A polyester scarf with a hidden zipper pocket to hold your valuables while you're sightseeing!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in eight colors).

    18. A solar power inflatable light that only needs direct sunlight to charge and lasts for up to 12 hours of use from one charge.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Charge in a window or car dash during the day and it will light up your picnic table, campsite, and tent all night long! I used it for a week in a fire watch tower in Montana and loved it! No batteries to burn through and eventually throw away. Just the perfect area lighting device you could imagine. Hang it up for wider coverage, or balance it on top of a wine bottle to illuminate your night time gaming area. It's the kind of device you love, it just works, and works well." —J. Foglio

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    19. A shirt and tie luggage organizer to keep your button-down shirts sharp and crease-free while traveling.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this for my husband, who now is a convert. The enclosed folding board with pictograph instructions makes it essentially foolproof. On the last trip, he put two shirts in, one on top of the other, and reported that this worked great. He says that you get crease lines where the box folds, but other than that, the shirts come out crisp and clean. But he uses a separate tie thingy rather than including them in this case. For a frame of reference, his shirt size is XL/XXL." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in two colors).

    20. Inflatable travel bags for protecting wine bottles and glass items from breaking in your luggage. It's TSA-approved and adjusts depending on how much space you need.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    21. A digital luggage scale to know if your bag is over the weight limit before you get to the airport. No more unexpected baggage fees!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97.

    22. A Wi-Fi travel hotspot that'll allow you to securely access high-speed internet at any time during your travels without any local SIM card or roaming charges.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased this last year for some trips around Southeast Asia and East Asia to have a Wi-Fi hotspot instead of paying daily to extend each of our family members' plans to include international data during our trip. In the end, I believe it saved us money as we used it for over a month of travel. Do make sure to turn off background app refreshes/updates, as this will cause the GlocalMe to chew up data all too quickly. We tried to be as conservative as possible and mostly used it for navigation, messaging/communication, and to look up information during our travels, not so much for leisure activities that use up a lot of data such as watching videos and playing games. It's great for families, as you can connect up to five devices." —MYA

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99+ (available in four colors).

    23. A travel wallet with RFID blocking for keeping your trip documents, keys, and cell phone safe while you're abroad.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 15+ colors).

    24. A portable charger with a travel pouch to deliver a super fast charge to your phone.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon $29.99 (compatible with iPhones, Samsung Galaxys, and more).

    Also check out our top picks for portable chargers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    25. A universal waterproof phone pouch for snorkeling and swimming to capture those perfect beach moments.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $6.79 (available in 11 colors).

    26. A VSSL Gear Flask Light to hold your water (or booze) and guide you through the dark while you're on an adventure.

    CampSaver

    Features a dual-mode (static and SOS) LED flood beam lantern light (batteries included), compass (oil filled), two collapsible VSSL shot glasses, and one VSSL bottle opener.

    Get it from CampSaver for $72.45.

    27. A camera lens kit for your phone to take professional quality pictures without having to lug around a big camera.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the first time I have bought lenses for my phone. I love everything about them! The case to carry them in and that it has an attachment you can hang off a belt loop or your purse. The quality is good and so easy to attach and use. I am very happy with this purchase." —Sandy L

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Ready, set, jet! Vacay here we come!

    3 Arts Entertainment

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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