Essential Travel Items Team TPG Can’t Leave Home Without

Favorite travel items are as essential to frequent travelers on a long journeys as beloved binkies are to babies — life just can’t go on without them. Besides our passports, we all have our go-to gadgets and knickknacks we need to stay healthy, hydrated, comfortable, fresh and not to mention, sane. Here are the things the editors…

Here’s What Team TPG Is Hoping to Get for the Holidays This Year

It might be a little early, but we’ve already got this holiday season on the brain. Here are some of the things we’re hoping to get this year. Brian Kelly, The Points Guy I really hope people will donate their points, miles and expertise in booking award tickets to Points for Peace, a partnership between TPG…

TPG Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Between all the decorations, food, travel arrangements and presents for loved ones, holiday shopping can really add up. But if you use your imagination and do enough digging, you’ll find there’s a whole world of fantastic gifts for travelers out there that won’t break the bank. From colorful Moleskine notebooks and fancy pens to tech toys…

TPG Holiday Gift Guide: Road Warriors Edition

Finding the perfect gift for everyone can be tough — whether you’re looking to fill stockings on a budget or find the next camera for the photography nut in your family, TPG’s got you covered. But how about something for the ultimate road warrior on your list? Here’s a look at some of our favorite gifts for…

The Best Wireless Headphones and Earbuds for Every Type of Traveler

With the new, headphone jack-less iPhone 7, everyone who’s upgrading to the new device will be looking for a new wireless wearable if they haven’t already been converted to using a Bluetooth-enabled audio accessory. While Apple does supply an adaptor that enables traditional headphones to plug into the iPhone 7, users will not be able to charge their…

9 Amazing Travel Accessories for Your New iPhone 7

Whether you’re enjoying the new iPhone 7 or waiting for it to arrive, a number of other accessories have released for it (along with a bunch that can be used by it and other phones and tablets). We’ve already shared about some of the best wireless headphones out there to connect your new phone too, but there…

5 Sleek Carry-Ons Under $200

Nothing takes away from the travel experience like a mediocre carry-on bag. That falling-apart and completely run-of-the-mill canvas roller that was passed down from your parents? Hard pass. Here are some quality — and extremely affordable — options that won’t break the bank, saving you cash and loading you up with some serious travel style. 1. Delsey Helium Aero Expandable…

The Autonomous Cowarobot Suitcase is Both Ridiculous and Amazing

When people think of robotics specialists, they don’t normally think of luggage makers. But San Fransisco-based company Cowarobot is most certainly both of those things. At CES Asia earlier this year, the brand announced its first flagship product, the Cowarobot R1. Scheduled to ship in November 2016, the product sports minimalistic good looks and a feature…

8 Stylish Travel Pouches for Men

We live in a tech-driven age with an endlessly growing supply of personal technology to carry around: iPhones, USB cables, portable power supplies, you name it. When traveling, the list grows larger; add a camera, smartwatch or fitness tracker, or perhaps a portable Wi-Fi device. And all these devices, of course, need their own chargers, which adds even more to what we have to…

This New Portable Air Conditioner Will Keep You Cool on the Go

Some people love the beach — and there are those who can’t imagine anything worse than basking in extreme heat under the sun’s strong rays. And for the people in the latter category, any trip to the beach is usually accompanied by a heavy sigh and excessive complaining, especially when the ones you’re traveling with fit into the former category….