Travel Gear Advice and Reviews

What Congress Says About Airline Seat Sizes

POSTED October 12th 2018 BY Travel Writer
The bottom line on airline seat roominess is that it’s more about safety than comfort for passengers in economy class. The final version of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 says that the FAA should “study” the need for seat size regulation. The bill says the seating dimension should be safe and says nothing about comfort. To make seats more comfortable they would need to...
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Pickpocket Proof Clothing

POSTED July 19th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travelers are targets for savvy pickpockets and thieves. Tourist season is their busy season. Now your clothing can function as what separates you from a pickpocket. Scarves, pants, shirts, socks, and underwear now have discreet and hidden pockets designed to hold valuables close and secure.  These clever travel clothes make great bon voyage gifts too. Here are a few of our favorites items. Made with soft and...
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11 Items Frequent Flyers Pack, And You Should Too!

POSTED July 1st 2018 BY Beth Williams
These items frequent flyers pack are clever and offer so many uses. Savvy travelers pack all or some these items. Be prepared for any situation. Luggage Scale Protect yourself from overweight fees, especially after you’ve stuffed a few souvenirs into your bag for the way home. Portable Power Supply You never know when your phone or other devices will need power when you’re away from your...
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Why You Need to Pack a Portable Travelsafe

POSTED June 22nd 2018 BY Travel Writer
Your laptop, phone, and wallet are not just valuable to you, they are valuable to others too, so protect your gear virtually anywhere with a portable safe. Safes are no longer just metal boxes, and they’re definitely not just for homes, portable travel safes offer security in hotels, vacation rentals, vehicles, RVs, boats, offices, dorms, and even outdoors too! The latest safe designs are packable and...
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Portable Travel Carbon Monoxide Alarm

POSTED June 5th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Recently the news reported a sad story about a family from Iowa killed in their room while they slept by what was suspected to be to a Carbon Monoxide poisoning. While not a common occurrence carbon monoxide leaks can happen at hotels, private vacation home rentals, and even at home. One simple item about the size of a pack of cigarettes can protect your’s and your...
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Portable Door Locks for Travel

POSTED May 12th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Which Portable Door Lock / Alarm is Best for My Travel Needs?  Yours and your family’s security and peace of mind is of paramount importance whether on vacation, for an overnight stay, or at home. Do you have a student in a dorm? Are you staying in a vacation rental or cabin? Chances many of these locations just reuse the keys and there is no telling who has a...
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What’s the Difference Between a Travel Charger and Adapter

POSTED May 10th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travel Adapters Vs Converters Most of the time, you will need adapter plugs when traveling and in some cases, you may need a voltage converter. If you’re not sure what you need, read on for a better understanding. Electrical Appliances work at: >110/120 volts = USA/Canada >220/240 volts = Vast Majority of the World Converters Converters change the voltage from one level to another, usually...
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The Best Luggage Locks: A Guide to Finding the Right Lock

POSTED May 10th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Guide to TSA Luggage Locks – Which Lock to Choose What is TSA?  TSA stands for Transportation Security Administration of the United States Department of Homeland Security. TSA protects the nation’s airports and screens all commercial airline passengers and their baggage. What are TSA Approved Luggage Locks?  Travel Sentry Approved means the TSA has a master key that will open any TSA approved luggage lock, instead of...
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