The Best Travel Gadgets 2022: Essentials For Every Traveller

Are you planning on going away this year? Don’t forget that you can save with our NHS discounts! Whether you have booked a family vacation abroad, a weekend break with your partner, or a scenic staycation, technology can make travelling that little bit easier.

From the simplest products to the most incredible tech, there are lots of things that can make your travels easier and more enjoyable, and we have listed some of them below. Within this article, you will find a list of the best travel gadgets that will make travelling all the more enjoyable.

Anker Power Bank – Wireless charger

From our phones, tablets, laptops, to travel gadgets, a portable charger is a travelling essential. The Anker power bank can charge over 2 and a half devices, and every person travelling this year needs one.

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Luggage Scale

The weight of your luggage, especially when travelling abroad, is a stress we all encounter. No traveller wants to arrive at the airport to find out they have overpacked, so why not invest in a portable luggage scale?

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LifeStraw Unisex Go 2-Stage Filter Bottle

If you plan on travelling abroad, the LifeStraw Filter Bottle is an important gadget, as it has an integrated filter straw that removes bacteria, allowing you to drink healthy water on the go. The straw is specifically ideal for those who love being outdoors, e.g., camping, hiking, and backpacking. Plus, there is no aftertaste, which is a bonus!

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Sleep Pillow

Carrying a pillow around when travelling isn’t exactly the easiest or most convenient, but a lightweight inflatable pillow is ideal for sleeping when travelling. After use, simply press the air valve to release the air from the pillow so you can fold it up and keep it in a bag.

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DEFEWAY Hidden Money Belt

A hidden money belt that is lightweight is extremely important when travelling, especially abroad. Not only does it allow you to hide your valuables under your clothes, but it makes organisation when travelling a lot easier. 

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Anker Soundcore Mini Portable Speaker

Bluetooth speakers come in all different shapes and sizes, and they make a perfect travel companion. Whether you are on the road, making breakfast, or having some quality time with your family, the Anker Soundcore Mini is a compact, powerful, and robust speaker that allows you to play music on the go. 

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Key Features:

  • 15-Hour Playtime
  • 20 Metre Bluetooth Range
  • Enhanced Bass
  • Compatible with iPhones, iPads, Samsung, Nexus, HTC, Laptops and much more.

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Canon Powershot Camera

Being able to capture precious memories on holiday is extremely important, so why not invest in a powerful pocket-sized travel camera? Take the Canon Powershot, for example. You can get high-quality shots day or night, and it’s easy to use features make it the perfect travel camera.

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iPad Mini

Let’s face it, there are lots of tablets available, but the iPad mini is in a league of its own. The weight and size of the iPad mini make it the perfect travel companion, and with the latest Apple features and thousands of available Apps, the iPad mini is essential when travelling. Plus, they’re great for keeping young ones entertained (think of the peace and quiet). 

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Key Features

  • Up to 7-hour battery life
  • 8.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • Wide colour display (P3)
  • True Tone display
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Anti-reflective coating

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Kindle Paperwhite

Why not save on precious storage space in your luggage and ditch heavy/hard books for a Kindle? If you are someone that reads a lot of books when on holiday, an ebook reader like the Kindle Paperwhite is the perfect gadget. With thousands of books available in the palm of your hands, the Kindle Paperwhite will really help you save space in your luggage. 

Key Features

  • 17 LED backlight with adjustable colour warmth. 
  • Modern design.
  • Bigger storage. 
  • Six months of Kindle Unlimited for free.
  • Approximately 10 weeks of battery life from a single charge.

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Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is nothing short of a viral sensation, and its fantastic catalogue of games and features is what makes it perfect for travel. Not only is the device lightweight, but it has a high-quality screen, and there are thousands of game titles available to choose from, making the Nintendo Switch fun for the entire family and the perfect travel gadget.

Here are some of the features.

  • Lightweight
  • Supports Four Player Wirelessly
  • Up to 7 Hour Battery Life
  • 32GB of onboard storage
  • High Definition OLED Display
  • Size:
    – Display alone: 173mm x 102mm x 14mm
    – With Joy-Con attached: 238mm x 102mm x 14mm

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Games for the entire family:

  • Mario Kart 8 
  • Mario Party Superstars
  • Just Dance 2022
  • 51 Worldwide Games
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
  • Splatoon 2 
  • Overcooked! All You Can Eat.

So that is our list of the best (and essential) gadgets for your 2022 travels. Don’t forget, as a Health Service Discounts member, you gain access to the biggest NHS travel discounts, so why not save on your 2022 travel gadgets with an NHS travel discount?

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