Most useful gadgets for vacation

Summer is just beginning! It’s just the right time now to think about forthcoming vacation. You probably already know where you will go, and we will advise you several useful gadgets, which you should definitely take with yourself.
gadgets for vacation

Travelling hairdryer

You will not always find such necessary thing as hairdryer even in three-star hotel, but not everybody is ready to pay for four-star or five-star hotel. Moreover, even if you will have hairdryer in your hotel, it can be so low power, that you will not be able to use it normally. Travelling hairdryer can help you in this situation. The more hair you have the more powerful gadget must be. Power of home hairdryer is 1600-2000 W and more. Average parameters for travelling hairdryer is 800-1400 W.

  • Philips HP4829/00
  • Scarlett Top Style SC HD70IT01
  • Maxwell MW-2007

Road iron

It is also difficult to find iron in cheap hotels. So if you want to look neatly, you should think about road iron. When choosing the right model, you should take into account weight of iron (from 600 to 900 gram), compact size and steam supply feature, which help you to fight with folds in more quick way.

  • Philips GC 651/02
  • Vitek VT-1227
  • Scarlett SC-1135S

Fitness Tracker

If you have no time for getting fit by this summer, it is not a reason to put off your goal to next year. Start to be more active during your vacation! And fitness trackers will help you to count calories burned and number of passed kilometers.

  • Jawbone UP Move
  • Misfit Shine
  • Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse 1S
    Fitness tracker
Model Misfit Shine Xiaomi Mi Band 1S Jawbone UP Move
Weight 9 g 6 g 7 g
Сompatibility Android 4.3 and later versions, iOS 6 and later versions Android 4.4 and later versions, iOS Android, iOS
Dust- and water proofing Protection from splashes IP67 Protection from splashes, rain and sweat

Waterproof MP3 player

Do you think that nobody uses MP3 players because of appearance of smartphones? But it’s not true! It is more convenient to listen to music during running or walking with special MP3 players, which is fasten to head. Very often, such models is also waterproof, so you will be able to swim with them in sea or swimming pool. Such gadget also work 12-18 hours running versus smartphones, which often discharge at most awkward time.

  • Sony WS-NW414
  • Sony NWZ-W273S
  • Alcom WP-400

Power bank

Discharged smartphone in vacation means minus 50 likes to publications in Instagram and other social networks. Thus, you won’t manage without power bank. Average capacity of smartphone battery is 3000 mAh, so you need to take with you power bank up to 4000-5000 mAh. Do you travel with family? Then draw your attention at powerful gadgets with 10000 mAh. There are several compact and inexpensive alternatives.

  • Hiper RP10000 (10 000 mAh)
  • TP-LINK TL-PB10400 (10 400 mAh)
  • Sony CP-V5 (5000 mAh)

Gyroscooter or electrique unicycle

If you would rather walk in the big city streets rather than rest in the beach or in mountains, you can use gyro scooter or electric unicycle. Gyroscooter is similar to well-known Segway, and electric unicycle is wheel with motor, on which you can ride. In other words, it is ecological and very funny city transport of future. Unfortunately, even most simple models still cost too much.

  • Solowheel Hovertrax
  • Emotion W2
  • Smart Balance Wheel

Portable speaker

One more useful thing in vacation is portable speaker. It is doubtful whether you should take expensive heavy fancy gadget in other country. However, you can take some of portable speakers with yourself in order to listen to music during picnic at the beach or to hear voices of film characters during evening film show in front of laptop.

  • Sony SRS-X11
  • JBL Clip Plus
  • InterStep SBS-100


What do you usually take with yourself from vacation except souvenirs and Parmesan? Exactly! New impressions. And it would be great to save them not only in your own memory, but in memory card also. If this card will be in action camera, it will be even better. Thereby this camera will carefully record all positive moments of your travelling. And don’t forget about selfie stick: if you attach action camera to it, you will be able to record usual video with unusual foreshortening.

  • GoPro Hero+ LCD
  • Sony HDR-AZ1VR
  • Xiaomi YI Travel Edition

action cameras

Model GoPro HERO+ LCD Sony HDR-AZ1VR Xiaomi YI Action Camera Travel Edition
Shooting mode Automatic, interval record, low illuminance High-speed, time-lapse mechanism, interval record High-speed, interval record
Camera resolution for taking pictures 8 megapixels 11.9 megapixels 16 megapixels
Weight 127 g 48 g 72 g

So now you are armed at all points and can be sure that your vacation will be amazing!