Time to step up your travel gadget game? We’ve found some great items to add to your arsenal, and all for under $30.

Travel Gadgets That Won’t Break the Bank

From hand warmers to easily collapsible water bottles, these items are great picks for your next trip. Make sure to comment any travel tool deals you’ve found in the past few weeks.

Zippo Refillable Hand Warmers

Temperatures are cooling off and it’ll only get colder out there. If you’re headed somewhere a little chilly and don’t want to buy a million single-use hand warmers, opt for these refillable ones. You can use them over and over. Just make sure to follow the TSA rules when traveling with them.
Amazon User Review: “These are great at a good price- the 6 hours will go longer on fill for us. No stink with zippo fluid.”
Price: Starting at $17.55 on Amazon

BASU eAlarm+ with Tripwire Hook

Stay safe when exploring a new city at night or hiking in bear country with this personal alarm from BASU. The alarm is easy to use; just pull the trigger and the sound is emitted.
Amazon User Review: “Very loud alarm. Small and convenient to carry with you.”
Price: Starting at $16.99 on Amazon

POWERADD Slim 2 Portable Charger

You don’t need to spend a ton on a mobile charger. This one from Poweradd is super inexpensive and does the job. It supports any phone that can be charged via USB.
Amazon User Review: “This is a great choice if you're looking for a light, ultraportable battery to carry while running and continuously power a device like a GoPro for three or four hours. You can mount it to a GoPro head mount, chest mount, or carry it in your shorts pocket.”
Price: Starting at $10.99 on Amazon

Zero Grid Passport Wallet - Travel Document Holder w/RFID Blocking

Keep all of your travel documents and passport secure and safe with this passport wallet from Zero Grid.  It has pockets for cash and cards as well. The wallet also futures RFID blocking technology so no need to worry about someone stealing your info.
Amazon User Review: “Really nice and compact for traveling. Can't wait to break it in on my next vacation!”
Price: Starting at $23.99 on Amazon

Ello Cole Vacuum-Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug

Save money throughout your travels with this travel mug. It’s 100% leakproof, keeping your bags and clothes coffee and tea free while you travel. It’s also vacuum-insulated keeping your beverages hot for 5 hours and cold for 10.
Amazon User Review: “It’s sleek. Fits well in the cup holders. Keeps coffee hot. Easy to clean. It has a nice lid— I don’t burn myself with scalding hot coffee because there’s a little reservoir.”
Price: Starting at $13.74 on Amazon

Travelon Set Of 2 Smart Tubes, 3 Ounce

Remember it’s cheaper to bring your toiletries in a smaller bottle versus buying travel-sized products. These bottles from Travelon are a great pick. They are spill-proof and TSA 3-1-1 compliant.
Amazon User Review: “Loved that they held enough shampoo and conditioner to last 3 weeks!”
Price: Starting at $11.81 on Amazon

HYDAWAY Collapsible Water Bottle

Save on space and bottled water purchases with this bottle from HYDAWAY. It’s also collapsible, allowing it to easily fit into your tote bag or carry-on.
Amazon User Review: “I like the fact that when empty I can pack it in suitcase or camera bag and it is light. When full, I use a carabiner to attach it to my bag, and it is easy to get to.”
Price: Starting at $25.95 on Amazon

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