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    Updated on Dec. 18, 2019. Posted on Sep. 27, 2019

    28 Life-Changing Products That Will Make Your Commute Easier

    Power bank chargers, bullet journals, backpacks, and more!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An ink-proof bullet journal that will help you tap into your creative juices during your commute. And you'll definitely want a pack of these fine line pens that dry quickly so your work won't smudge.

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    The bullet journal has dotted pages to provide structure and a pen loop to keep your favourite writing tool handy. It's the perfect size for travel and has two bookmarks, so you never lose your place. The fine-point pens are brightly-coloured and write like a dream, making them a perfect choice for intricate artwork or calligraphy.

    Get the bullet journal on Amazon Canada for $28.99 (available in eight colours) and a pack of eight fine line pens for $8.99+.

    2. A best-selling phone mount for your car or a for your bike to keep your cellphone in sight and your hands free. They're both are compatible with most phone models and are adjustable.

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    Get the car phone mount on Amazon Canada for $16.99+ (available in three colours), and the bike phone mount for $22.99.

    3. A pack of eco-friendly air purifier bags that'll keep your car smelling fresh AF. They're infused with activated bamboo charcoal to absorb excess moisture and prevent mold buildup.

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    The bags last up to TWO YEARS and can be reused if you lay them outside in the sun. One hour in the sun each month is enough to reactivate the charcoal.

    Get a pack of four air purifier bags on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    4. If you bike to work, you'll love this pair of best-selling cycling shorts. They are lightweight, breathable, and oh-so-comfortable. They have 4D padding to provide extra protection and to reduce soreness after long rides.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.99 (available in sizes small-XL).

    5. A lightweight backpack that is both durable and spacious. It can easily fit a 15-inch laptop (along with your daily work or school essentials), but has such a compact and minimalist design that it won't look like turtle shell.

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    This water-resistant backpack has a padded back for comfort and an earphone port.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.89+ (available in 17 colours/styles).

    6. Read whatever you want with the touch of a button on this travel-friendly Kindle. It comes with extra storage, has a long-lasting battery, and is completely waterproof!

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    Create your optimal reading experience by adjusting the text size, font, and backlight. You can also add a fabric cover that opens and closes just like a book.

    Get an 8GB Kindle on Amazon Canada for $139.99+ (also available in 32GB).

    7. This best-selling memory seat foam cushion will work wonders for drivers. The cushy gel shapes itself to your body while the thick padding improves your posture to prevent leg and back pain.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.95.

    8. Keep all your small items (like your keys or glasses) in one place with this anti-slip car dash mat. It's extra sticky, so all your belongings will stay exactly where you put them.

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    The mat peels off easily, so you can move it to a different spot on your dashboard. It's also washable and will reattach once it's dry.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99+ (also available in a larger size and different pattern).

    9. Tune out the sounds of your fellow commuters with these noise-cancelling over-ear headphones. They have 30 hours of playtime and a built-in microphone for hands-free phone calls.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $79.99+ (available in four colours).

    10. Or, a pair of waterproof (nay, sweat-proof) workout earbuds. They come with interchangeable ear wings and an adjustable cord to ensure the perfect fit.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.99+ (available in three colours).

    11. A 2-in-1 mini diffuser and humidifier that fits perfectly in your car cup holder. It's also equipped with LED lights that will rotate through seven colours, creating a personal and travel-friendly aromatherapy session.

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    All you need is water and a couple drops of your favourite essential oils to set up this diffuser. It comes with two spray modes (continuous or intermittent misting), and will shut off once the water level gets too low.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    12. Commutes suck less when snacks are involved and this pack of reusable storage bags are a great way to store your favourite munchies. They're made of leak-proof silicone, so your backpack and its contents are perfectly safe.

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    These bags will replace all your single-use plastic bags and are both freezer- and dishwasher-safe.

    Get a pack of five storage bags on Amazon Canada for $7.80+ (also available in a pack of six).

    13. Instead of digging through your wallet for your bus pass, keep it in one of these adhesive card holders. They stick to the back of your phone and won't leave that gross residue behind when you're ready to take it off.

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    The card holders are made of durable silicone and are compatible with most phones.

    Get a pack of three card holders on Amazon Canada for $7.99+ (available in 7 colours).

    14. Or, stash your bus pass in this stylish faux leather card holder. It comes with a detachable lanyard, so you can wear it around your neck or tie it to your bag for easy access.

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    The holders also have a slot on the back to stash an extra card.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.69+ (available in two styles, four colours).

    15. Wear your comfy sneakers during your commute and carry your work shoes in this water-resistant and travel-friendly shoe bag. It's made of a sturdy and lightweight mesh material and has a handle for easy portability.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99 (available in five colours).

    16. A box of great conversation starters to make your carpooling commute less awkward. It's also perfect for road-trips! Fill the silence with one of these interesting and thought-provoking questions.

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    Each box comes with 135 questions so you'll never get bored!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.

    17. A compact Bluetooth speaker that clips onto your sun visor, so you can answer every phone call and keep your hands free. It's easy to set up, and once you pair the speaker with your phone, it'll automatically connect every time you get in the car.

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    The Bluetooth speaker has a rechargeable battery and is compatible with most GPS devices and Siri. It also supports several languages, including English, French, and Spanish.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.99.

    18. A pack of clear cosmetic bags and a large compact mirror with an LED light that will make your on-the-go makeup application infinitely easier.

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    You'll be able to see and access all your makeup in seconds with these clear cosmetic bags, and they come in different sizes to accommodate a variety makeup or skincare products. The five-inch-wide mirror is ultra-slim and incredibly lightweight. It's also bright enough to use just about anywhere — oh, the places you'll go!

    Get a pack of four cosmetic bags on Amazon Canada for $16.99 and a compact mirror for $25.99+ (available in three colours).

    19. A high-capacity power bank charger that won't die before your phone does. It has a sleek, compact design, so it's easy to travel with, and can charge your phone a few times over before it needs to be recharged.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99+ (available in three colours).

    20. Charge all your devices as you drive with this two-port USB adapter. It fits right into your cigarette lighter or 12-volt car socket and is compatible with any device.

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    The adapter also has an LED light that will turn on when it gets dark outside.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    21. For anyone who bikes early in the morning or late a night, you'll love this pair of reflective safety vests. They're easy to wear and are completely adjustable, so they'll fit comfortably over multiple layers of clothing.

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    Get a set of two reflective vests on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    22. A pair of shades with UV protection to block out all the haters! Seriously, sunglasses are the best way to avoid eye contact on public transit, and sun damage is public enemy number one.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    23. An ultra-soft portable neck pillow with a detachable hoodie, so you can get some shut-eye. Just pull the drawstring to tighten the hoodie and immerse yourself in darkness.

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    The pillow cover is made of velour and is both removable and washable. When you're not using the pillow, you can store it in the complimentary carrying bag.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    24. A pair of lightweight, best-selling running shoes that have a cushioned insole, so you'll feel like you're walking on a cloud!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99+ (available in sizes 6.5-13, 12 colours).

    25. A multi-functional Bluetooth car transmitter that allows you to play music, charge your phone, and have hand-free conversations. The transmitter comes with an adjustable head and wide screen that let's you see song names and incoming phone calls.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.99+ (available in four colours).

    26. A heated seat cushion that will keep your entire upper body toasty warm as you brave the icy Canadian temperatures. You can also set the temperature anywhere between 30 and 60 degrees celsius.

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    The cushion works in most cars and is lined with rubber, so it won't slide around. It also has a timer setting that will shut off heat after 30, 60, or 90 minutes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $54.99.

    27. Enjoy your favourite hot beverage with this best-selling stainless steel travel mug. It will keep your drink hot for seven hours and it's completely leak-proof, so you don't have to worry about spilling your drink if it gets knocked over.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.18+ (available in six sizes/colours).

    28. And finally, a set of large bike panniers, so you don't have to balance multiple bags on your handles or shoulders. They come with adjustable hooks to fit most bike racks and have a reflective trim to add visibility.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.99.

    Your commute will be better thanks to these products — even if there's a little traffic.

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