Whether it’s the perfect suitcase, noise cancelling headphones or a top-quality camera, a well-chosen travel gadget can help you make the most of your trip. The latest travel tech innovations have been designed with the needs of the 21st century traveller in mind, from a device that provides fast, unlimited WiFi in 110 countries to a deceptively small portable speaker with powerful 360° sound. Here are the six travel tech products you should pick up in 2018, ahead of your next stay with us at a Red Carnation Hotel.
Garmin VIRB 360 camera
Creating memories is a priority for most travellers, and a good quality camera means you can capture these special moments easily. The Garmin VIRB 360 is, as its name suggests, a 360° Camera, and it’s one of the best options for modern day explorers. With a 4k video function, four built in microphones and waterproof capability up to 10 metres, the VIRB 360 connects quickly and easily to your phone or device and delivers high quality images.
As self-professed creators of the ‘perfect suitcase,’ Away have set their standards very high. Fortunately, the brand delivers on its promise with seriously durable, stylish and technologically advanced designs. The attention to detail is guaranteed to impress, whether it’s the removable battery, well thought out interior compartments, built in USB charger or the effortlessly smooth Hinomoto wheels.
Amazon Kindle Voyage
Long haul travel is made so much more enjoyable when you can lose yourself in a good book. Instead of lugging round an assortment of heavy paperbacks, the Amazon Kindle Voyage allows users to access over 5 million books at the touch of the button. What’s more, the Voyage model has been designed with 300 ppi display, meaning it’s easy to read even in seriously bright sunlight. Superlative single battery charge also means you probably won’t have to recharge the device for the duration of your trip.
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Speaker
Small but seriously powerful, Ultimate Ears’ Wonderboom speaker delivers crisp surround sound wherever you are in the world. Super easy to pack and also waterproof, the Wonderboom iBluetooth speaker is the ultimate travel companion for music lovers, and its rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides 10 hours of brilliant quality sound.
Skyroam Global Hotspot
Take advantage of WiFi wherever your travels take you with a Skyroam Global Hotspot. This ingenious gadget provides secure mobile WiFi hotspot for up to five devices simultaneously, with no roaming charges. Available in over 110 countries, users are charged a daily flat rate for unlimited data and a fast, reliable connection. Simply switch it on and activate a 24-hour access day pass.
Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones II
Noise cancelling headphones are a must for frequent travellers, and Bose have created some of the best on the market. Light and comfortable,the QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones II are built with Acoustic Noise Cancelling technology, which adjusts to the noise around you and also offers three different levels of noise cancelling to adapt to any environment you find yourself in.
Guests staying at any one of Red Carnation Hotels’ properties can take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi in addition to iPod and Bose docking stations in every room.