The most useful travel accessories for backpackers

A list of the must-have, coolest, helpful, and most-amazing gadgets for travel enthusiasts

Transparent Inflatable Bubble Tent

Made from durable, high-quality materials, this inflatable bubble tent is an excellent travel accessory for camping and outdoor enthusiasts with a penchant for stargazing. If you fancy sleeping in a bubble or dreaming under the starry sky, this transparent structure might be exactly what you are looking for. The Outdoor Single Tunnel Inflatable Bubble Tent is roomy enough to accommodate a family and comes with free repair kit, glue, and blower.
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Luggage Scooter

Slick, stylish and highly versatile, the Micro Luggage Scooter is the perfect accessory for business trips, mini breaks and city life. This sophisticated model is a kickboard, suitcase and luggage trolley in one, ideal for getting through airports or around the town quickly. Moreover, designed in collaboration with DJ Steve Aoki, this innovative trolley that doubles as a kickboard scooter also has Bluetooth Sound2Go speakers incorporated for listening music while gliding your way through the airport.
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Turn your smartphone into an off-grid communication tool. Inspired by the disaster rescue and recovery operations following Hurricane Sandy, goTenna has been designed to keep Android or iOS devices connected even when there is no cellular service. This innovative technology allows users who possess the device to share messages and location info instantly within a range of up to 50 miles in ideal conditions.
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Avalanche Survival Backpack

With its ground-breaking dual airbag system, the Avalanche North Face Patrol 24 ABS is a lifesaver for climbers, riders, and backcountry skiers venturing into the mountains in search of snow, adventure, and awe-inspiring sights. In case of an avalanche, two integrated 85 liter airbags filled with compressed Nitrogene gas help you stay on the surface and increase your survival rate by as much as 95%
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Personalized Sand Imprint Flip Flops

Leave your thoughts in the sand with this fun, original, and affordable sandals by FlipSidez. FlipSidez is the world’s first personalised custom flip flops that leave imprints in the sand with every step.
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Solar-Powered Inflatable Light

LuminAID is a smart and sustainable source of light. After 6-7 hours of charging in the sun, this innovative inflatable lamp produces up to 16 hours of LED light. It’s portable, waterproof, and weighs around 56 grams.

Camping Hammock

A unique, hybrid tent-hammock that has been rated No. 1 on the market by leading publications like Backpacker and Outside. It was also the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Gear Of The Year Award by 50 Campfires. The Blue Ridge Camping Hammock is essential if you want to experience the wilderness like a pro. Designed for difficult climates and terrain, this waterproof tent hammock made of ripstop nylon features a net canopy, and can also be used as a bivy tent.
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Water Purifier Bottle

CamelBak All Clear is capable of transforming almost any tap or clear natural water source into pure drinking water in just 60 seconds. The 0.75-litre water purifier bottle is equipped with rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and uses UV light to neutralise viruses and bacteria. Overall, this is an excellent way to save money on bottled water and get safe drinking water while on the go.
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Ostrich Pillow

It is an extremely useful accessory for when you’re on the go and just need a quick nap to refresh and increase productivity. This groundbreaking product prevents jet lag – a common problem for long distance travellers – by providing you with a micro sleeping environment.
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Portable Suitcase Stereo System

The Cherry Wood BoomCase is an eye-catcher for partygoers and young, fashionable holidaymakers. The rechargeable suitcase comes with a sustainable retro design, a 40 Watt amplifier, two 6.5″ woofers, and two fabric dome tweeters. Additionally, each BoomCase is a unique, hand-made piece. It boasts a 10 hour lithium-ion battery, and can be connected to any device with a headphone output.
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Another simple solution for beach lovers. With SlotFlops, you can go strolling by the beach hands-free, no lugging around small bags to stash the cash, credit card or room key. It’s a simple solution with the camouflage.
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Memobottle is the most creative and brilliant rework of the water bottle, a format that’s a lot better suited to today’s bags than the classical tubular versions. These bottles come in three paper-inspired sizes: A5, A4, and letter — and hold between 750mL (A5) to 1.25L (A4, letter) of water.



The Tillow (Towel Pillow) allows you to keep your valuables safe, your head rested and your gadget away from sand with its touchscreen window, designed for all smartphones & media devices, so you can switch songs, compile playlists and send messages without any risk of damage.
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