Bragpacker Round-Up – Travel Gadgets – Week of November 4th

From the best luggage out there and a list of 38 items to always pack to a passenger’s sneaky coat construction to avoid carry-on fees and reviews on Sony’s smallest travel camera and the Lecia Q review, find out all you need to know about this week’s travel gear updates. Read on and travel smartly!

The Best Travel Luggage, Ranked

A Current Affair visited a testing facility to simulate three forms of rough baggage handling – water, bashing and puncturing. The results of which suitcases could handle these conditions are rather surprising.

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Ryanair Passenger Uses Giant Coat To Get Around Carry-On Fees

If you’ve been feeling annoyed with baggage fees, you’re not alone. A thrifty Englishman decided to turn his coat into a carry-on suitcase to avoid Ryanair’s previously complimentary baggage fees. We can’t stop giggling at his smart ‘jugaad.’

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Sony’s DSC-WX800 Is The World’s Smallest Travel Camera

Sony is all set to continue expanding its travel camera line in India, and it has introduced the DSC-WX800. Touted as the world’s smallest travel camera, Indians can purchase it for Rs. 34,990. A few notable features include a 180-degree tiltable 2.9″ LCD screen, 18.2-megapixel Exmor R Cmos Sensor, touch focus, touch shutter and bluetooth plus Wi-Fi easy image sharing capabilities.

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Camera Review – Leica Q 

Is Lecia Q the  new “best” travel camera? Find out how it fares when an expert reviews its camera & sensor, wide angle lens, auto-focus, silent shutter, build and software. This might just be the right camera to take along for your next trip!

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Travel Advisers Dish Out On 38 Genius Items To Always Pack

Travel & Leisure recently polled some of the world’s top advisers about what they carry on every trip. From foldable backpacks to comfy travel shoes to no-fuss travel adapters, their picks sure are outstanding. Hint – you might want to add some of these to your Christmas wish list!

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Do you have a travel gear-related update you’d like to share, too? Comment below and let us know!

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