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16 Things to Buy on Amazon This Month

From a solar iPhone charger to packing cubes and a mosquito-repellant jacket, here are 16 travel-related things to buy on Amazon this month.

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UE Boom 2 Cherrybomb Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker

Whether you’re going on a hike, headed to the beach, or throwing a backyard BBQ, this speaker is a must-have for all your summer adventures. It’s waterproof, shockproof, compatible with Echo Dot and all your favorite music apps (Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, etc.), and blasts incredibly clear, loud 360-degree sound.

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iOttie Easy One Touch Car Mount

This bestselling car mount sticks securely to your dash and locks and releases devices with just a push of the finger, making it a godsend for in-car navigation, calling and texting, and music selection. Bonus: its telescopic arm can pivot up or down for a total of 180 degrees, so you can easily modify the viewing angle.

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TravelCross Columbia Carry On

This chic carry-on has all the bells and whistles of “smart” luggage (TSA-approved keyless lock, luggage tracking technology, 3-year warranty) at a wallet-friendly price of $69.90. We also love its durable, impact-resistant ABS shell and easy-spin wheels.

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Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs

If this is the summer you’ve resolved to (finally) learn how to use your DSLR, you’ll want to pick up this bestselling photography reference book. With easy-to-understand images, playful copy, and hands-on tips, the book makes it easier than ever to learn how to take professional-quality photos. Raves one Amazon user, “This book makes you want to pick up your camera because the information is so easily digestible and understandable.”

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Blue Satellite Premium Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Blue is known for crafting professional-grade mics—the kind that big-name musicians, producers, and engineers use in the recording studio. So it should come as no surprise that their wireless noise-cancelling headphones offer audio quality like we’ve never seen, (er, heard) before. Unlike other cans on the market, Satellite eliminates unwanted noise without compromising your tunes, so you can truly drown out airplane engine noise and still blast your vacation playlist.

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VIGLT Solar Charger

This portable solar charger will provide you with peace of mind the next time you go climbing, hiking, or camping. It’s waterproof, dustproof, and shockproof, contains enough juice to charge an iPhone 7 three and a half times, and is 400% faster than a conventional charger.

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LifeBEAM Vi

Staying in shape on the road has never been easier thanks to this personal training device. It uses biosensing technology and a powerful AL engine to deliver real-time guidance and insights as you workout. Want to know how many calories you’re burning? How you can avoid putting stress on your injured ankle? Or how many miles you’ll have to run to train for that 10K? VI will tell you all that and more.

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Rugged & Dapper Body Wash + Shampoo

This two-in-one body wash and shampoo cleanses and invigorates using natural ingredients like rosehip oil, olive oil, and wild geranium. It’s formulated without parabens, sulfates, and artificial fragrances, so it’s perfect for that outdoor shower or your favorite campsite in the woods.

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ZIZZON Professional Nail

This twelve-piece manicure kit contains everything you need to groom on the go, from tweezers to cuticle trimmers and multi-purpose scissors.

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Casper & Coal Travel Cosmetic Bag

Most dopp kits take up an excessive amount of space in your suitcase. But not this compact, drawstring-style cosmetic bag, which will hold your products comfortably in place without crowding your luggage.

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Travis Travel Gear Space

Overpackers, this one’s for you. These nifty space saver bags compress your clothes so you can fit up to 300% more in your suitcase. To use, simply pack, close, and roll; you don’t need a vacuum to suck out the air.

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ExOfficio Women’s BugsAway Damselfly Jacket

This stylish women’s jacket effortlessly repels mosquitoes, ticks, flies, chiggers, and midges, making it an essential purchase for outdoor adventures this summer. The lightweight polyster offers optimal breathability thanks to its mesh ventilation, and the Insect Shield technology is effective through 70 washes.

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Mission HydroActive On-the-Go Small Cooling Towel

Stay cool this summer with the Mission HydroActive—a towel that cools instantly to 30 degrees below average body temperature and stays cool for up to 2 hours when wet. We’re deeming it a must for summer bike rides, hikes, and beach days.

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LensPen

When professional photographers clean their camera lens, they reach for this ultra-compact cleansing pen, whose retractable goat hairbrush removes dirt, dust, and grime using a patented clear carbon formula. Writes one happy customer, “I have been a photographer and cinematographer for many years and only recently got this. I can’t even believe how I ever survived without it.”

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Såk Gear Premium Waterproof Dry Bag

This waterproof dry bag has a 4.7/5 star rating based on 764 Amazon reviews, so you can bet it truly lives up to its hype. Features we love about the rugged sack: a thick 550D fabric, vinyl-coated for watertight protection; welded seams to keep out water, sand, and mud; detachable and adjustable shoulder straps; and a sealed outer pocket in which to store electronics and other valuables.

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Curly Co. Collapsible Hair Diffuser

Curly-haired girls go crazy for this diffuser head, which collapses into a flat, packable shape that can easily slip into the corner of your suitcase. The best part? Its silicone construction is built to stretch and shrink to almost any hair dryer, so you can use it with the dryer you already own.

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