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Trunkster: A Brainy Suitcase with Zero Zippers

There’s a popular question floating around the crowdfunding world right now: What does the luggage of the future look and act like? The Bluesmart believes it looks like a GPS-enabled trackable carry-on. The Fugu is pretty sure it comes in the form of a suitcase that expands from a carry-on to a check-in bag. Yet another answer has arrived on Kickstarter …

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Hot New Travel Gear: August 2015

(Travel Weekly) NokHoo Laptop Backpacks are fully padded, at once protecting you and your contents; have numerous zippered pockets, side pockets and an easy-to-reach shoulder pocket; are water resistant; and are manufactured to last. What really makes them standout, however, is the unique, custom artwork that adorns each bag, including screen prints and embroidery. LAMOVE Mobile Closet has two separate sections: a …

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The Swiss Army Knife Of Travel Gear Features 15 Levels Of Awesome

Travel has finally met its match… and it matches your pants. At first, the BauBax travel jacket looks like an average blazer or sweatshirt. But hidden beneath its average silhouette is a mind-blowing lineup of 15 travel-friendly features that expertly handle every need, including ones you didn’t know you had. For example, there are nine creatively-placed pockets for everything, including phones, iPads, …

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New luggage blocks ID theft on the road

Nowadays, hackers don’t even have to see your credit card to access the information on it. They can scan it from a safe distance. One of the latest threats against travelers is invisible and silent: wireless attacks that siphon your credit card number, personal information and passwords. Anything with a radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip, including your passport or a credit …

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Tote this gear, and you’ll be traveling with ease

USA Today recently reviewed the latest offerings in luggage and carry-ons at the Travel Goods Association’s annual expo in Las Vegas last week, where 260 exhibitors displayed 450 brands. Here’s a look at some new items to consider adding to your travel arsenal. Genius Packer 22″ Carry-On Ideal for travelers who unapologetically admit to obsessive-compulsive disorder when it comes to …

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Find your lost luggage, instantly

Lug Loc (Luggage Locator) is designed to be carried in any pocket or bag between the clothes inside the suitcase. It operates from a SIM card (identical to that used by cell phones) to be located in real time while traveling hidden in luggage. Lug Loc service not only provides the location of luggage, but also guidance and tracking of …