October 1, 2023

What’s New, What’s Hot: March 2021: Travel Weekly

Tobiq Travel Duffel: With its 60-liter capacity, comprising four equal compartments and a total of…

What’s New, What’s Hot: March 2021: Travel Weekly

Tobiq Travel Duffel: With its 60-liter capacity, comprising four equal compartments and a total of 18 separate storage components, this heavy-duty bag is just the thing for the obsessively organized among us in that it can pack and tote just about anything you might need for a weekend or longer trip. Each separate compartment contains one long interior zipper pocket and two interior mesh bungee pouches. Other attributes include stowaway backpack straps; a detachable shoulder strap, with a padded slider; and a weather-resistant exterior. The duffel, which comes in black, checks in at 20 by 14.5 by 10 inches. $219; www.tobiqtravel.com.

Clutch Stroller: Made for the family on the go, this lightweight, portable stroller’s foldable construct makes its perfect for travel. The stroller, which is recommended by its manufacturer, Delta Children, for kids weighing up to 50 pounds and up to 40 inches tall, weighs only 11.7 pounds and fits folded in overhead plane and train compartments. In addition, the Clutch offers a five-point safety harness, reflective shoulder pads, under-carriage storage space and swivel (5.5-inch) wheels. $99.99; https://deltachildren.com.

PPE Travel Kit: Designed to give travelers “everything they need to avoid infection … and allow [them] to relax and fully enjoy their trip,” this ensemble of PPE and sanitizing materials leaves virtually nothing behind other than a vaccination shot itself. Here’s some of what you get in your quest to travel these days with peace of mind: a mini-UV sanitizing wand light, disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, spray sanitizers, a face shield, a KNi95 face mask, a utensil set, shower shoes, a disposable tooth brush, king-sized bed sheets (both flat and fitted) and gloves. $99.99; https://www.germfreekits.com.

Kingston 22 Hiking Backpack: Soft adventure seekers should love this product. Part of the combinable Kalari/Kingston series from the engagingly named Jack Wolfskin enterprise, this lightweight backpack has a lot going for it. Attributes include hiking-specific features such as trekking pole lashing straps, a hydration system, an SOS whistle, and, importantly, an imbedded chip to makes it easier for rescue services if you need assistance in an emergency. The backpack’s wearability is enhanced by a central air channel at the back and perforated, permeable back padding, shoulder straps and a waist belt. Vital statistics: weight, 1.9 pounds; capacity, 22 liters; size, 20.8 by 9.8 by 7.4 inches. It is made out of recycled materials. $89.95; https://us.jackwolfskin.com.

Portable 5-in-1 Emergency Hub: Another great product from the award-winning folks at BodyGuardz, a company specializing in device protection. The Emergency Hub offers a number of virtues for tech-savvy travelers. Among them are emergency alerts available by connecting to NOAA and other national weather services, even if power and cell towers are disabled; a power bank backup battery for charging devices, such as phones and notebooks; and a 90-decibel emergency siren. Moreover, the Hub can function as an emergency FM radio, an always-on, three high-beam flashlight and as a light that automatically illuminates when power is cut off. $99.95; https://bodyguardz.com.