7 tech gadgets to make holiday travel feel like a vacation

Violight UV Cellphone SanitizerAre you planning to take a family road trip or fly cross-country for the holidays? Booking your trip is only half the battle; you also need to plan for the time you are traveling. Whether you'll be spending two hours in the air or ten hours on the road, you can make your journey part of your vacation-time with the right tech gadgets.

Avoid the 'Are we there yet?' questions, jet-lag exhaustion and overall travel sickness with these seven savvy gadgets.

Violight UV Cellphone Sanitizer, 14 Ounce $49.99


Try as you might, you can't always keep your electronics as clean as you'd like. Rather than risk the spread of germs, or use abrasive cleaners, sanitize all of your devices with a UV sanitizer. This gadget eliminates up to 99.9% of germs and bacteria within minutes using germicidal UV and ozone technology.  When it comes to expensive electronics and your health, it's better to be safe than sorry.

W-20 LCD Luggage Hanging Digital Pocket Scale
W-20 LCD Luggage Hanging Digital Pocket Scale
$8.24


Save yourself from baggage fees. Don't let the weight of gifts dictate what you give and receive. Avoid hassles at the airport check-in station when you weigh your bags beforehand with a luggage pocket scale. With this digital gadget, you can weigh bags of all shapes and sizes, from duffels to rolling suitcases.






Belkin Micro Car ChargerBelkin Micro Car Charger (Green) $12.25

Don't lose power on the road. A favorite of road trip connoisseurs, this keenly-designed device speedily charges any USB-powered gadget safely. If you plan to use your phone for navigation, this charger is a must.






HoMedics Personal Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier HoMedics Personal Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier $19.99


Say goodbye to the sniffles from hotel rooms or cramped spaces with a travel-sized humidifier. This nifty device gives you hours of cool or warm air mist to help you breathe healthier and feel better. Humidifiers help you stay healthy in the winter months, treat allergy symptoms and even act as a beauty aid promoting healthy, moisture-rich skin. Charge easily with a standard wall outlet or USB cord.



Braun Voice-Activated Quartz Alarm ClockBraun Voice-Activated Quartz Alarm Clock $44

Holidays are for rest, and you can make yours as restful as possible with a voice-activated alarm clock. The snooze feature can be activated by voice or clap, allowing you to get those extra minutes of sleep you deserve.








Sound Oasis Sound Therapy System Sound Oasis Sound Therapy System Sound Oasis Sound Therapy System $49.99


Don't let hotel ruckus or a crying baby keep you awake. Get the sleep you need, anywhere you go with a sound therapy system. Choose from six relaxing sounds to ease you into a restorative sleep. 








Koolatron Voyager Thermoelectric CoolerKoolatron Voyager Thermoelectric Cooler $123.49


Avoid food stops and still eat like a king with an in-car thermoelectric cooler. Perfect for keeping leftovers warm and soft drinks cold, this cooler will save you both time and money. Using less power than your headlights, this cooler holds the equivalent of 48 12-ounce cans and cools 40-degrees below surrounding temperatures.

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