May 18, 2022

Check Out The $16 Tech Case That Saved My Vacation

The Bagsmart Travel Universal Cable Bag has kept me organized while on vacation. Picture via Amazon.

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After two long years spent mostly at home, it was finally time to pack up for a well-deserved vacation. Admittedly, I was a bit nervous about taking the trip again, so I started planning with a detailed packing list weeks in advance.

Once I made my list and saw how many cables, plugs, and outlets I would bring, I decided that a dedicated tech organizer would be a wise investment. My research online led me to an affordable option of Amazon Canada which had plenty of compartments and storage space for all sorts of devices.

And the best part? the Bagsmart Universal Cable Travel Bag starts at just $16.

Bagsmart Travel Universal Technology Organizer.  Picture via Amazon.

Bagsmart Travel Universal Technology Organizer. Picture via Amazon.

$16 $18 at Amazon

The details

While it might seem like just another item to add to your travel gear collection, this organizer actually makes it super easy to keep all of your tech in one place. It has room to hold multiple charging cables, power banks, and adapters, as well as smaller items like SD or SIM cards.

It features a mix of zipped pockets, mesh compartments and elastic loops to ensure none of your cords get tangled on the road. It also closes completely and is about the same size as a small book, even when fully wrapped.

First impressions

I used to be guilty of tossing my chargers and headphones into a small backpack pocket and calling it a day, but since I would be changing hotels multiple times, I knew this approach wouldn’t work. was not going to be enough for my nearly two-week trip. . I also wanted to make sure I didn’t forget anything between hotels, which influenced my decision to finally go with a tech organizer.

When my Bagsmart organizer first arrived, I was a little skeptical about the capacity of everything I planned to pack, as my list included: several Apple charging cords and wall adapters for my phone, my laptop and my watch, a mouse, wired headphones and cables for my Kobo eReader.

My Fully Packed Bagsmart Travel Organizer

My fully packed Bagsmart travel organizer.

Once completely packed, I was pleasantly surprised by the actual capacity of the small pouch. The bag had room for everything on my list (and more) and was still able to close comfortably.

It slips easily into my purse, as well as my toiletry bag and laptop case for a neat and organized travel experience.

what others say

One of the main reasons I opted for the Bagsmart organizer over other similar options was its wide range of positive customer reviews. It earned a 4.6-star rating from nearly 5,000 Amazon shoppers, who praised its “durable build” and “convenient size.”

One buyer found it “perfect for keeping all the electronic cords together”, while another added that it managed to stay “very compact and organized”.

Reviewers called this bag a “must-have for every family” because it eliminates the need for frantic searching for the right cables and chargers.

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Others have found this bag to be good for “the average packer with average lanyard needs”, but may not be large enough for those traveling with extensive photography gear or other tech devices.

Personally, I thought there was more than enough space for my everyday chargers and cables, but if you’re looking for some extra space for storage, you can also buy the larger one from the brand. 2-layer electronic organizer for $30.

The verdict

It may sound silly, but I have to say that having the Bagsmart Universal Cable Travel Bag while my first vacation in over two years has definitely given me some peace of mind. It was a handy place to store all my tech essentials, and since they were all visible at a glance, it was easy to make sure I didn’t forget anything.

At just $16, this travel organizer is also a very affordable choice. While I can’t speak to its longevity just yet, I can definitely say that this Bagsmart tech organizer is something I will permanently add to all my future packing lists.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most current versions at the time of publication.

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