Summer 2017 Travel Essentials

Summer is just around the corner which means longer days, more time in the sun, and vacations! Whether you are hitting the beach or venturing off to your favorite country in Europe, here are a few must-haves for your travels this summer.

Caseology Phone Cases ($20-$35)—Up your tech-cessory game and don’t let get stuck with a broken phone screen heading to your next flight! Caseology Phone Cases will keep your phone safe while also accessorizing your life during your summer travels. With modern aesthetics, premium materials, comfortable design, and scratch resistance, Caseology brings you sleek and safe phone cases that will protect your investment while remaining uber on-trend. Coming in at a low price point (between $20-$35), they are available for iPhones, Google Pixels, Samsung Galaxys, LGs and Motorolas.

Polk BOOM BIT ($29.99)—BIT is the first truly wearable rugged Bluetooth speaker designed to replace earbuds and headphones. An ideal summer travel gadget that improves safety and creates a bubble of sound, the BIT is perfect for the active gal or guy who enjoy activities like running, cycling, and biking, where cumbersome audio products can cause danger or injury. Featuring a strong clip-on design, BIT can be attached anywhere on a user’s upper body, including a shirt collar, pocket, backpack, or helmet strap, it creates just enough sound for a user to enjoy music up close, while allowing one to be aware of surrounding noise.

Brydge Keyboards ($99.99-$149.99)—Perfect for travelers who want to leave their clunky laptop at home, but are looking to get more functionality out of their tablets. Each iPad and Surface keyboard creates the most functional, comfortable tablet experience using two sturdy U-shaped clamps to connect the keyboard to the tablet and provide for a 180-degree spectrum on viewing angles. Featuring backlit keys, a battery that lasts up to 3 months per charge, and Bluetooth connectivity – these tablets are a must-have for workers on-the-go.

AWAKE caffeinated chocolate and granola bars ($14.97 for a 12 pack)—Perfect for those on-the-go and in a rush, bouncing from airport to airport, each bar is packed with as much caffeine as a cup of coffee (or 250ml energy drink). Also available in Bites ($5.97 for a bag of 10) that are the caffeine equivalent of ½ a cup of joe. Flavors include Milk, Dark and Caramel for the chocolate bars, and the granola comes in Cinnamon Bun, Dark Chocolate Caramel and Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter.

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