Swimsuit? Check. Clothing? Check. You’ve packed your cruise essentials. And, if you’ve read “What to Pack for a Cruise,” you know to bring over the door organizers, extra power strips, and lanyards. But these must-have gadgets take travel technology up a notch, making your cruise even better!
Beach / Poolside Safe
It’s happened to all of us. You’re lounging poolside or at the beach with the family, and before you know it everyone has disappeared. You’re longing to take a dip in the cool water. But what do you do with your valuables? The SAFEGO Portable Indoor/Outdoor Lock Box Safe With Key and Combination Access lets you lock valuable belongings inside. Simply secure the safe to your loungers or chaises and step away knowing your personal items are protected. You can also use the safe in your cabin, hotel room, at the gym, at home, and at the park since it is water, salt and sand resistant.
Waterproof Phone Case
With so many water-centered activities, including shore excursions, it’s important to have a waterproof case for your phone. The last thing you want to worry about is dropping your phone in the water or getting it wet. The JOTO Universal Waterproof Pouch features a secure snap and lock case that keeps your phone safe under even the most extreme conditions. The case is 100 feet IPX8 certified waterproof, snowproof, dirtproof and sandproof, so you can take your phone diving, snorkeling, kayaking, skiing, and so much more. Clear plastic lets you see your device and is also great for credit cards, ID cards, and passports.
Scrubba Portable Clothes Washing Bag
If you don’t want to spend money on overpriced laundry services when traveling, the Scrubba Washing Bag is your new best friend. The “world’s smallest and lightest washing machine” features technology that washes your clothes in just three minutes. It’s a great alternative to overpacking and perfect for those unexpected spills on your favorite shirt. The small compact portable wash bag is easy to carry and doubles as a dry bag.
HAWATOUR Portable Travel Elastic Clothesline
Let’s face it, there’s never enough room to hang bathing suits and wet clothes in your cabin. Bring along this portable clothesline for extra hanging space. Made of multi-strand elastic rubber, its durable, stretches up to 12 feet and has anti-slip hooks which attach anywhere.
SIMI’S WT-2 Bottle Wine Carrier Bag
Most cruises allow you to bring your wine onboard. SIMI’S WT 2 Bottle Wine Carrier Bag stores bottle separately, which prevents them from shattering. The insulated bag not only keeps your wine cool, but also has a comfortable carrying strap and an outside pocket for storing corkscrews and other accessories. Instead of leaving your cabin with an overflowing glass of wine and making multiple trips back to pour more, carry your bottle with you. The bag works great as a wine check bag for the airport and folds up neatly to fit in your suitcase on the way home.
These five cool cruise gadgets make your cruise a breeze, your cabin more user-friendly and your belongings safe for added enjoyment on your vacation.