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Travel tech gift options are plentiful so it can be quite overwhelming to shop for your favorite jet setter. Here are a few perfectly priced gift ideas that are sure to be a hit while making your shopping experience a little less time-consuming.
DJI Mavic Mini – Under $400
The DJI Mavic Mini is a powerful, compact drone so portable that it could be the perfect travel tech gift for even the lightest packer! Mavic Mini supports 12MP aerial photos and 2.7K Quad HD videos and its 3-axis motorized gimbal provides superior camera stability with clear ultrasmooth footage. Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone, weighing just under 250 grams. In the United States and Canada, you can fly the Mavic Mini without having to register your drone with the government. Also being so ultralight allows it to stay in the air longer than similar consumer FlyCams on the market so you can enjoy flight time of up to 30 minutes with a fully-charged battery.
An exciting feature that lets you create shots that look like they came from a Hollywood film set is Mavic Mini’s QuickShot modes, which include Dronie, Circle, Helix, and Rocket. You can capture these complex shots by simply selecting a QuickShot and Mavic Mini will execute an elaborate preset motion while recording. It then automatically generates a short video so you can share instantly on social media. Then there is CineSmooth Mode which slows down the Mavic Mini’s flight speed and movements an adding an extra layer of precision and stability. This mode comes in handy when flying in complex or narrow spaces. The DJI Fly app provides Flight Tutorial which is especially awesome for those who are new to drones. The app also includes integrated access to SkyPixel, a social media platform for users to share their aerial photos and videos, browse work, and discover popular scenic locations near you. Additionally, there are accessories you can purchase such as the Two-Way Charging Hub that charges up to three batteries plus can be used as a power bank to charge your mobile device.
Incase Icon Pack – Under $150
This Incase ICON Laptop backpack featuring multiple compartments for organizing and helps protect your laptop and other travel tech essentials. The dedicated laptop compartment is fully padded and faux-fur lined, with the remaining compartments available for a tablet, mobile phone, and various extra accessoroies. The laptop compartment stores up to a 15-inch MacBook. It also features padded shoulder straps that disperse weight for extra comfort and a cable port for on-the-go access to portable power or audio.
KOPACK Waterproof Anti Theft Backpack – Under $50
For under $50 the Kopack Waterproof Anti Theft Laptop Backpack packs a lot of punch! There is absolutely no zipper or pocket at the front of the backpack. The zipper is fully hidden which protects your valuables such as wallet, laptop, and mobile phone. There is an external USB port with a built-in cable to connect to your power bank so you can charge electronics without opening the backpack and take out your chargers or power bank. The backpack is built with durable water-resistant material and at the bottom of the backpack is a rain cover to help keep it dry which is awesome for travel tech.
Masterlock 5900D Portable Safe – Under $15
While many hotels have in-room safes there are still plenty of hotels and vacation rentals that do not have them. The Master Lock 5900D Portable Safe is a nice option for safely storing small personal items like a phone, keys, passport, credit cards, and more. You set your own four-digit combination and there is earbud/charging cable access port to listen to music or charge devices while locked. The Master Lock 5900D SafeSpace Portable Personal Safe features durable construction made to withstand abuse and is water-resistant. It also includes a cable to wrap securely around a fixed object or use as a carrying handle.
Travel Inspira 110LB Digital Luggage Scale – Under $10
One of the most frustrating experiences during travel is finding out your bag is too heavy and will require some magical repacking maneuvers to avoid an extra fee at baggage check. This is why it is best to have a luggage scale. Travel Inspira 110LB Digital Luggage Scale features an Overweight Alert, white backlight LCD display, 60-second auto-off function to save on battery energy and comes with a CR2032 battery.