Keep Your Gadgets Safe While Traveling

by Lori Vernon Gagetta 07/07/2019

Something terrible happening to your devices can ruin a wonderful adventure trip, like it getting into the hands of pickpockets, falling into a river or canyon, or even mistakenly dropping it while on a moving vehicle and so on. Many adventurers will be tempted to leave their gadgets behind and go completely off the grid. That, however, will be a terrible idea especially when you need those gadgets to book hotels, monitor your location on the map, take amazing pictures and so on.

Not going with your gadgets is entirely out of the option. So, how best can your electronic devices be kept safe during an adventure trip?

Gadget travel insurance

Before embarking on that awesome trip, make sure to protect your gadgets with a good insurance company. In a case whereby your laptop or mobile phone gets stolen, lost, or get damaged, you can get replacements without worries. When you are on an adventure trip, the chances of your gadgets getting lost or damaged are quite high. Insuring your devices gives you peace of mind. 

Avoid too many gadgets

Most adventurers are always tempted to go with all their devices, with the hope that they will all be needed. The chances are you will not be using most of the devices you have packed. By carrying lots of gadgets, the chances of falling prey to thieves are higher compared to when you’re with few. Apart from theft, you can sometimes lose track of your gadgets. The best two devices to take with you on any trip is a smartphone and a camera.

Use a backpack

There are numerous ‘over the shoulder' backpacks that you can buy and store your gadgets in them. Look for packs that have individual compartments for your most commonly used devices like laptops, cameras, and smartphones. Such bags are water-resistant and fall-proof.

Use the hotel safe

Another way to keep your gadgets safe during an adventure trip is to use the hotel safe. Do this to cut down on the pieces of baggage you will have to carry during an adventure trip. Also, most theft insurance coverage will not honor your claim if your device was not in the hotel safe.

Keeping your gadgets safe during adventure trips is something that you need to give much thought to before hitting the road. Make sure you buy the best carrying cases you can and keep your bags safe at all times.

About the Author
Author

Lori Vernon Gagetta

After attending the University of Iowa, Lori traveled extensively with her positions in the travel industry before calling the Napa Valley home. For the past twenty years, Lori has earned a reputation for her organizational skills, honesty and integrity in the community as Manager of a local Travel Agency, as Director of Operations for Francis Coppola and as Director of Operations for a highly successful executive placement firm. 

These diverse positions have enabled Lori to explore the many different aspects of business from a small, local yet competitive company to the worldwide exposure of marketing international resorts, property management and the high tech industry of Silicon Valley.

As a member of the North Bay Association of Realtors, Napa Chapter, the National Association of Realtors, the California Association of Realtors and the Bay Area Real Estate Information Services, Coldwell Banker Previews International, Lori brings her attention to detail and her dedication to customer to Real Estate. Joining Coldwell Banker, Brokers of the Valley in August 2001, has afforded Lori the opportunity to experience all aspects of the residential real estate market. From the first time home-buyer, to the acquisition and marketing of vineyard land, ranch or estate property, Lori offers a progressive, informative and professional approach. 

This dedication and commitment has earned Lori a position in the President's Elite, the top 1% of all Coldwell Banker International Sales Agents.