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The Best Travel Gadgets under $25 for a Better Bus Experience

As exciting as traveling can be, the transit part of the trip could be improved with some comfort and pampering. Having the right travel gadget on the journey to your destination can help make the trip so much more enjoyable. Get one of our top five choices for yourself or that special someone who loves to travel.

1. Open Sky Portable Window Solar Charger – $18.15 SALE

Most travelers would agree that the cell phone is the number 1 most important travel gadget to have when traveling, not only for its practical uses but also for the entertainment and leisure aspects. But how useful is a cell phone with no battery? This is not a problem if you have a window solar charger to recharge your precious phone. If you’re traveling without a nearby outlet, the Open Sky Portable Window Solar Charger allows the user to recharge their phone on the go while still being eco-conscious. Not enough sun? Just plug it into your computer’s USB port to have it ready to charge your phone anytime.

2. Vapur Flexible Water Bottle – $9.99-$15.99

Portable water bottle plastic travel gadget

Water is an essential part of life and is definitely an essential travel gadget on a long trip. Stay hydrated but lose the bulk with the Vapur Flexible Water Bottle. Vapur claims to be “the most portable, reusable water bottle on the planet”. It is able to stand upright when full but can also be flattened, rolled, or folded when empty. This innovative bottle allows you to be eco-friendly by reusing the bottle while simultaneously eliminating the problem of carrying around empty, yet still very bulky water bottles. Vapur is manufactured in the United States and is ultra-durable, freezable, dishwasher-safe, and BPA-free.

3. Keurig Stainless Steel Travel Mug 12oz. – $9.99 

What better way to enjoy a ride than with a warm cup of coffee? But, what better way to ruin a potentially enjoyable ride than that warm cup of coffee out of the cup and all over you? Prevent this horrific scenario with the insulated Keurig Stainless Steel Travel Mug. The travel mug features Autoseal technology that unlocks when you press the button but automatically reseals when the button is released. The travel mug also has a double-wall construction ensuring that your beverage of choice, regardless of hot or cold, stays at the optimal temperature for your enjoyment.

4. Smart Planet’s Small Portion Perfect Meal on the Go – $9.99

Halfway through the trip and you start to get hungry. Lucky for you, you packed some food for the trip. The only problem is that it takes up so much space in your carry on. With Smart Planet’s Small Portion Perfect Meal on the Go, this problem can be avoided. The collapsible containers can be pushed down to half their size. They are made from food-safe silicone and come with three separate compartments for food servings. Once you’ve finished eating, simply place the lid on top, push to collapse the compartments, and then snap the lid in place to secure the flattened container. Don’t let hunger catch you off guard again with this cool travel gadget.       

5. Ready2Go Tech Accessory Organizer – Small $12; Large $17

Tech Accessory Organizer Travel Gadget

You decide to listen to music so you reach in your bag to find your earphones. After wasting minutes trying to locate them, you finally find them. To your dismay, they are all tangled and you waste even more time to untangle them. The Ready2Go Tech Organizers are carriers designed to store and carry small electronics and all the accessories that go along with them –including earphones, computer mouse, USB devices, and spare batteries. This light-weight travel gadget keeps the wires and cords in order with a mix of zippered inner pockets and elastic straps.

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About the author
Jill Schwartz

Jill Schwartz

Jillian has lived in Massachusetts her whole life, but that doesn’t stop her from traveling to other parts of the world. While her most exciting memories have been in France and Belize, her favorite place to go is anywhere with a beach!

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