Of course, you won’t forget your smartphone, considering it’s the one device you bring with you everywhere. On a vacation, this digital Swiss Army Knife is your camera and camcorder, music player, GPS navigation tool and mobile wallet. Just make sure you’ve loaded any available apps from your airline. That way, you’ll get real-time notifications on important changes like delays and gate switches. Loading free apps for ride-sharing services such as Lyft or Uber can also help you find transportation if you get stuck in a new city.
Here are a few other suggestions for helpful gadgets to bring along on your next getaway.