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    22 Tech Products That'll Help You Travel Light

    I'm just here to save you baggage fees at the airport.

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    1. Scale back your travel load with this portable digital scale that'll keep your luggage in check the next time you travel. And its compact size means you can take it with you on the road!

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    This durable little tool has a 50 kilogram weight capacity, and is accurate to within 10 grams. It also has a clear LCD backlit screen for easy reading. It comes with a CR2032 battery, but you can get yourself more here. Warning: does not calculate calculate emotional baggage.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    2. These bestselling Tile Mates will help you keep track of all your belongings, no matter how hectic your travel schedule gets. These handy tracking nuggets can be attached to your luggage, passport holder, or wallet. Plus, they're compatible with all Alexa devices!

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    Using the phone app, you can make the Tile ring and find your lost item. And if you've lost your phone, double click on the Tile mate to make it ring (even if it's on silent!). There's also a "community find" feature which allows you to enlist the help of other Tile users in finding your lost stuff. They're also available as stickers, or in a slim, credit card shape that's perfect for your wallet.

    Get a four-pack on Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    3. The Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 is the perfect travel camera. You can take artsy macro shots, selfies, or just photograph your friends and family — then give the instantly-printed picture as a gift! No more fumbling around with multiple lenses, tripods, or other accessories.

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    All you need are two AA batteries, and a sense of creativity. Oh, and some film! Reviewers say it also makes a great gift for a teenager, or for a budding photographer.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $76.39+ (available in 12 colours).

    4. These colourful cable organizers will keep your bag from turning into a hot mess of tangled wires and cables.

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    Their adjustable size means they can fit just about any cable, plus they're super lightweight (great for travel)! With four different colours in the pack, you can colour-code your tech to make organization even easier. Bonus: You can combine multiple straps for bigger jobs.

    Get a pack of 50 on Amazon Canada for $11.89 (also available in black).

    5. A universally compatible dual USB/USB-C charger so you never have to worry about running out of juice when your flight is delayed several hours and all the outlets are being monopolized by other stranded passengers.

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    Not only is it lightweight, but it has two ports, which means so you can pack fewer chargers (hello, lighter luggage)! And it comes with an 18-month warranty, so it's one less thing to stress about during travel. If you have no USB-C devices and are looking for a double USB port charger instead, here's a highly-rated one.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    6. And if you're not keen on going wireless any time soon, this Cableyoyo will keep your headphone cords neatly rolled and tangle free. You can use it for your charging cables, too!

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    It'll also keep you from wanting to tear your hair out every time your headphones turn into a tangled mess the second you put them in your pocket. AGAIN? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! Check it out on BuzzFeed's list of inexpensive tech gadgets (it's #2)!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in three colours).

    7. A tempered glass screen protector will give you peace of mind that your most-used tech is safe from bumps and scratches. Reviewers say installation is a breeze, too!

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    Backed by a lifetime replacement warranty, the glass is water resistant, shatterproof, and doesn't affect any of your phone's features (like Face ID, or touch sensitivity). It's also covered in a neat anti-fingerprint coating to keep your screen looking spick and span. It's only compatible with iPhone 11 and XR, but there are options for Google Pixel 3, Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhones 6-8, and iPhone X, too.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $11.89.

    8. These wireless Bluetooth earbuds will help drown out the chaos, and stay put no matter how many terminals you're sprinting through. Yes, it counts as cardio.

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    Reviewers love how comfortable they are, especially when working out. Each charge lasts up to three hours, but popping them back into the sleek travel case gives them four more full charges — that's a total of almost 15 full hours of playback! Make sure you have a USB charger, like this one, when the case starts to hit low battery.

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $69.99.

    9. These magnetic phone car mounts will drastically improve road trips, and take a little stress off your hands (literally!). Mount it on the air vent, and the extra strong magnets will do the rest.

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    It's also universally compatible — all you need to do is attach one sticky-back magnet to your phone! And it swivels and rotates freely, so you always have the optimal viewing angle of your GPS, and your front seat passenger can still adjust the driving tunes.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    10. This under-your-desk USB charging rack and headphone stand will let you create a sleek tech hub wherever you are. It has five (!!!) USB charging ports, four cable clips, and two hangers for headphones, watches, or just about anything else you need to keep out of sight. It's perfect for family travel, too!

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    It's the ultimate problem-solver for when the cottage rental only has one outlet, and the family is on the verge of a breakdown. The kit comes with screws and a screwdriver for mounting, but if you'd like a damage-free option, you can also use these Command strips. Then you can just remove it after vacation and take it home with you, so it can live to save your family another day.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.98.

    11. A slim and sleek fitness tracker that will make sure you never miss a step, whether you're catching a train, hopping on a flight, or cramming in another business trip before the end of the year. It'll track your steps and activity, heart rate, calories burned, and distance travelled so you can stay on top of your health.

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    It's waterproof, so you can keep it on while showering and exercising. Charging is really easy, too; just unclip the bands, and plug the chip into any USB charger. Oh, and each order comes with three replacement bands so you can customize your look depending on the day.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.99.

    12. This bestselling one-step hair dryer and volumizer will help you achieve weightless volume without weighing down your luggage. Its unique oval shape means it can be placed much closer to the scalp than traditional blow dryers, helping give your roots the lift you've always wanted.

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    It'll replace your blow dryer, your straightener, your curling wand, an anti-frizz serum (thank you, ion generator!), and maybe even hairspray, depending on your hair type. That's a LOT of hairy situations resolved by one miracle tool. Plus, it comes with a four-year limited warranty!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $58.47 (also available in black).

    13. A universally-compatible tablet case with a keyboard, so you can forgo lugging around your heavy and wildly inconvenient laptop.

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    With a 100-hour rechargeable battery, silicone claws to hold your tablet in place, and a hands-free foldout stand, this case is a travel must-have.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.95 (available in four colours).

    14. This HP Sprocket portable photo printer is a fantastic travel companion. You can quickly print your favourite images from the pocket-size printer, and hand them out at the next family get-together, gift them as party favours, or keep them as fun travel souvenirs.

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    It's worth purchasing for the convenience alone. Each sticky-backed picture can be used as a last-minute present, or you can even make customized gift tags!

    Get the printer on Amazon Canada for $129.99+ (also available as a printer and paper bundle).

    15. This fabric shaver will eliminate all your wardrobe woes by removing lint, pet hair, and fabric pills faster than you can say, "Oh my god, why did I pack twelve sweaters for this weekend getaway, and WHY do I still have nothing to wear?!"

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    It works with any USB charger (like this one) so you don't have to worry about packing batteries. Just make sure you don't apply too much pressure while using, or you run the risk of accidentally snagging a hole in your favourite cashmere sweater.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.98.

    16. A portable and waterless (!!!) essential oil diffuser that's USB powered, quiet, and ultra lightweight.

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    It's small enough to fit in the cupholder compartment in any vehicle, and because it uses no water, there's no risk of musty smells or mold. It doesn't come with any essential oils, but you can get yourself started with a kit here. Make sure that when you're switching between scents, you give the diffuser a nice, deep clean, to avoid cross-contamination or scent dilution.

    Get the diffuser on Amazon Canada for $35.99.

    17. Never miss an opportunity to create studio-quality photos with this lightweight portable light room. And it folds completely flat, so it's the ideal travel accessory for the budding influencer on the go, too!

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    Set up is super easy. The magnets on the side of the box connect easily, and with LED lights and two coloured backdrops, you'll be snapping high-quality pics in no time. Just connect the micro-USB cable to a power bank or charger (or even your laptop!), and you're good to go.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    18. No travel is complete without this bestselling portable power bank. It'll keep your mobile devices (including tablets!) up and running for as long as you need them, because sometimes getting access to an outlet is impossible. Like when you're at the airport and SOMEONE has taken up five outlets to charge every. Single. Device. LOOKING AT YOU, KAREN!

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    It has over 3,500 five-star reviews, guys, and because it weighs as little as a can of soup, you can rest easy knowing it's not putting you over your baggage limit. Plus it can charge two devices at a time — you'll be back at 100% before you know it.

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

    19. This portable Bluetooth speaker will help tune up your travel. With enhanced bass and extra-long playtime, it's the perfect accessory to keep the party going, or create atmosphere wherever you go. And it might even drown out the crying children at the airport!

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    It's Bluetooth-enabled, but also compatible with micro SD and AUX audio options. Multiple reviewers mention how it totally surpassed their expectations!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99+ (also available in black).

    20. This handheld portable steamer that'll take your outfit from "wrinkly" to "wow" within 70 seconds. Literally. It's suitable for all fabrics, so you can use it on everything from a suit, to your favourite brunch T-shirt, or even on those heinous hotel curtains.

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    Reviewers say it's the ideal travel steamer not only because it's super lightweight, but also because of the detachable nozzle that makes it more packable than others.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.99.

    21. A foldable Bluetooth eye massager that'll be your favourite travel companion. Using air pressure, vibration, and a hot compress, it helps reduce eye fatigue, dark circles, and stress from travel (or just staring at a screen all day long). It can even play your favourite music from your smartphone!

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    Sure, it looks like you're doing an impersonation of The Fly, but we'll see who's laughing when you emerge from your 15-minute treatment refreshed and relaxed. And because it's foldable, it's small enough to fit into your carry-on. Since a USB charger isn't included, make sure you get one.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $71.99.

    22. And this Amazon Fire tablet that boasts up to 12 full hours of reading, browsing the Internet, watching your favourite videos, and listening to music. Never be disappointed by in-flight entertainment again!

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    Weighing only 504 grams, it's super travel friendly! Because it's a relatively new entry into the market, be mindful that some apps aren't available JUST yet for this product, but with so many awesome programs on Amazon Prime, you might not even miss them.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $199.99 (available in 64 GB capacity, and in two colours).

    You, getting rid of all your clunky tech:

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