Living in the digital era right now, it isn’t valid for us to suggest that you leave all your electronic devices back home when you decide to travel. Technology has become an integral part of our everyday life which includes the travel experience too. Think of the devices you want to bring along. Do you really need them all? And did you secured their safety along the trip? And check the following tips for safely carry your electronics on a trip.
The place where you will be putting the device, whether a laptop, a camera and its lenses or even a Wii or a hair dryer, varies, but in all cases make sure that your devices are kept in a dry place and cushioned.
In case of camera and laptop, try always to place them in your carry-on luggage whenever possible to avoid mishandling or losing them.
Keep the cords and cables in a separate pouch for them to stay organized and tangles-free.
In case of flying, keep your electronics where it is easy for airport security officials to screen it without the need of taking it out of your bags and messing the packing.
While travelling via train or sleeping in a shared room like in a hostel, keep memory cards and small sized electronics with you all the time along with your money and passports.
In bus, never place them in the lower storing space or give them to a driver to handle them or put them in the trunk.
In case you will stay at a hostel, check if it has good reviews concerning security and if it provides lockers or safes.
If available, try buying travel insurance that covers your valuable electronics, especially if you are a professional photographer having expensive tools on your trip.
Whenever possible, carry only the essential ones. Think is you will use each device you want with you to its full potential and if any can do more than one task.
Keep a plug that works as an adaptor too to protect your devices.