7 Prime Day Items You Need Now

Prime Day is just about as close as we are going to get to an actual Christmas in July. Every year, Amazon and its partners offer great discounts on many of the items on site.

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Below are some of our picks from the sale that are useful to travelers. Know of a deal we don’t have listed? Be sure to tell us about it in the comments below.

Etekcity Camping Portable Air Mattress  

Traveling to visit relatives? You’re going to want to bring an air mattress so you’ll have a comfortable place to sleep. This one from Etekcity is a great pick mainly due to its portability. You can fold it up and put it in a suitcase or pack it in the car. It can also be pumped up without using an outlet making it great for camping!

Amazon User Review: “Great product, easy to use, as described.

Price: Starting at $80 on Amazon

Hynes Eagle Travel Packing Cubes 3 Pieces Value Set 

Save space and keep your luggage organized with a nice set of packing cubes. These come in a set of three with a large, small and medium cubes. They are deep enough to compress and maximize space in your luggage to prevent wrinkles and keep dirty/clean clothes from touching while being packed in the same bag.

Amazon User Review: “Really did help save space and I'm such an unorganized traveler these were a big help.

Price: Starting at $13 on Amazon

Anti-Theft Business Laptop Backpack 

Keep all of your tech secured while traveling with this backpack from Sami-Studio. The backpack has over ten compartments to keep all of your items secure and separated. The backpack is also very durable and water-resistant—keeping your laptop and other electronics dry during that airport run in the rain. The bag also has a USB charging port. 

Amazon User Review: It’s a luxury backpack with super comfy space for laptop. Lightweight as well.

Price: Starting at $26 on Amazon

AKASO V50 Pro Native 4K/30fps 20MP Wi-Fi Action Camera 

What makes this camera so cool is its large screen. The back of the action camera is an Electronic Image Stabilization touch screen allowing stabilized video and photos. The camera also has built in Wi-Fi and HDMI output allowing easy connectivity to the device.

Amazon User Review: Great camera!! Can’t beat it for the price!! Much more than I expected!!

Price: Starting at $96 on Amazon  

AUKEY 10000mAh Portable Charger

Make sure your phone or tablet stays charged while traveling. The AUKEY portable charger is able to charge most iPhones and Samsung phones at least twice—older models a little over three times. The charger also has two ports so you don’t have to fight over who gets the first charge. 

Amazon User Review: “Great charger. fast charge.

Price: Starting at $23 on Amazon

FIRACORE Sports Wireless Headphones

If you’re going to be doing outdoor activities on your next trip make sure to get some sport headphones. These wireless headphones from Firacore are waterproof and sweatproof, making them a great pick. They’re also noise cancelling, which is perfect for enjoying your music without distractions.

Amazon User Review: “Was not sure about the brand. As I've never heard about it. I haven't used it for long but thus far I am pretty satisfied with the item. Would probably post another review when I've used it after some time. I am curious as to how it would work while jogging or such.”

Price: Starting at $20 on Amazon

Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa

On Prime Day, almost all Amazon branded products are on sale and our top pick is the Fire 7 Tablet. This tablet is an entertainment powerhouse allowing you to enjoy just about all streaming services for music and video. The tablet comes in a few different colors and also has a kids version. If you’re looking for something strictly for reading, the Kindle is also on sale today.

Amazon User Review: “I have bought three of these and given two as gifts! Love it and so do those that have received them!”

Price: Starting at $30 on Amazon

Editor’s Note: Prices and availability are current at time of publication. If you’re not able to get a deal because you aren’t a Prime member, you can sign up here. 

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