With all that technology innovation and start-up trends creating a stir in the market off late, one platform that we should be closely watching, is Kickstarter. The world’s largest crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter features a fair number of projects catering largely to the travel sector. Yes, one look at the website, and you’ll end up unearthing a treasure chest of ingenious travel projects, that are all set to take the future of travel by storm. Here are 5 such ingenious travel kickstarter projects that might just end up altering the future of travel.
TR: Travel Wallet
Ever found yourself juggling with your passport, boarding pass, band cards, ID cards and other such essentials at the last minute before traveling? We all do! The TR: Travel Wallet Kickstarter project is here to help you manage your travel documents effortlessly, save your time, and assist you in being more organised! Stylishly sleek, incredibly lightweight, and amazingly minimalistic, this ingenious wallet features systematic slots for your passport, boarding pass, a card organizer, money compartments, and even a pen socket!
After investing in this nifty Kickstarter project, one thing is for sure, you’re NEVER facing sleepless travel journeys again…EVER! Say goodbye to sore necks, aching shoulders, sleep-deprived eyes, and upgrade to sleeper class no matter where or how you travel! The FaceCradle is a miraculous travel pillow that offers not one but 5 different comfort modes, enabling you super-handy power naps no matter where you are – on a plane, on the backseat of a car, in a bus, or even while you’re studying, or waiting at an airport lounge! FaceCradle is simply epic; the answer to all your sleep woes.
Hallam New York Smart Jacket
When it comes to jackets, the Hallam New York Smart Jacket is the mother of all! Available in 5 different styles (Hoodie, Sweatshirt, Varsity Jacket, Padded Vest, and Wool Jacket), believe it or not, this cracking jacket offers 30 functions (plus 10 more additional functions)! The main functions include smartphone loss prevention, push notifications, GPS tracking, music control, safety LED flicker, phone charging, built-in gloves, neck pillow, sleep shade, earphone/sunglass pocket, thermoregulations, auto-share contact – the list can go on and on! For smartphone users, this has got to be the smartest jacket to see the light of day so far!
Ultimate Travel Backpack V.2.0
The Ultimate Travel Backpack V.2.0 is the only travel backpack you’ll ever need. Always worried whether your checked baggage will make it to your destination? Feel the pinch while having to bear extra charges for your checked baggage every single time? With this intelligent bag by your side, you’ll save money and time by never checking a bag again! The bag packs an impressive punch with its versatility and compact size. With its wide, book-style opening, the bag features plenty of handy pockets (including an inconspicuous hidden pocket), padded straps, crafty outside pockets ideal for stashing travel documents, a detachable sliding laptop sleeve, and more. With the looks of a suitcase, and the functionality of a backpack and duffle bag, you can carry the bag like a backpack, suitcase, or even a shoulder bag.
Revel Gear – The Future of Portable Power and Light
Want to make your outdoor adventure and camping escapades seem like a fairy-tale? REVEL GEAR comprises of REVEL LIGHT (a travel-friendly, solar-powered, festive outdoor light) and Night Owl Solar Pack (a portable, solar-power source) which eliminate the two main snags that one faces while camping or during outdoor adventures – the lack of power and light. In mere seconds, you can unfurl about 30ft of lighting (available in 7 colours) and set up the perfect mood in no time! The Night Owl Solar Pack provides rechargeable power using solar energy. This dexterous solar power + battery + LED light combo is all set to take your backpacking and camping to the next level.