It may still be cold and snowy where you live, but look ahead to next month. Think about the grass turning green, leaves sprouting on trees and that summer break trip that’s seemingly taken forever to get here.
For most people, it should now be less than a month away so let’s discuss your packing list. Now I’m going to assume you’re heading to a warmer climate so we’ll talk about those essentials. Don’t forget things like shorts, sandals, sunglasses and sunscreen. Maybe bring a good book or two.
But let’s not forget about some of those tech essentials that’ll help you make the most of your summer break vacation. And I don’t just mean your smartphone, tablet and earbuds. There are a lot of options out there, and I’ve hand-picked a few on eBay.
Get to packing
First thing’s first: to start enjoying your summer break, you’ve got to get there first. And you’ll need luggage …
Travel in style with the Raden A22 USB smart luggage hard-side carry-on 22-inch suitcase. But it’s not just any suitcase. It’s got an integrated 7800 mAh integrated power bank with two external USB ports, you can keep your devices charged while you wait for your flight. And the battery is removable in case you need to check it.
And if you’re checking any large bags, you need to make sure you keep them under a certain weight limit depending on your airline carrier.
Use the Samsonite electronic luggage scale to see how much those bags weigh. Just hook it to the handle of your suitcase and lift. It weighs your luggage up to 80 pounds. Get it on eBay for $18.99.
Once you get where you’re going, it’s time for some music …
Pair your smartphone with the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Bluetooth speaker. Sure, the music’s great but it’s also waterproof — so waterproof, it’ll float in the lake or at the pool. Find it on eBay for $90.99
Speaking of waterproof, you might need a good camera to keep track of those memories you’re going to make.
If you’re skiing on the snow or the water, or just taking on a summer break adventure, you’ll need a camera that can keep up. The GoPro HERO7 is rugged, waterproof and shoots video in full HD. Check it out on eBay for $199.
And finally, here’s a great way to keep your food and drinks cold. But it doesn’t come cheap.
If your Wonderboom is off floating in the pool, you’ve got another option. And it’s also what keeps your food and drinks cold. The Coolest Cooler is Bluetooth, has a USB charger, an LED light and comes equipped with a built-in blender. What more do you need?
So good luck on your summer break adventures! September will be here before we know it.