Black Friday 2019: The best deals on travel gadgets

Image result for Black Friday 2019: The best deals on travel gadgetsOne of the best things about going on a trip is the anticipation of it. You want to buy all the cool things that you might need on your trip, even if some of them are a little silly.

We put together this list of a few (non-silly) travel gadgets that will be marked down for Black Friday. (In order to take advantage of deals at Costco, you will need to get a Costco membership.) 

TechRepublic will update this list as retailers announce sales and as sales end. Deals listed may not be in effect, or may reference links to products with in-store sale pricing; likewise, popular deals may become out of stock before the sale is scheduled to end.

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Best Black Friday deals on earbuds

You’re not going to sit on a long flight or a train ride without something to listen to. You must bring some earbuds with you, and big, over-ear headphones are not travel-friendly. Here are options for space-saving sound.

  • Tzumi SoundMates Wireless Stereo Earbuds with Wireless Charging Case, $14.99 ($24.01 savings) some sale items online Nov. 27, doors opens 2 p.m. Nov. 28.
  • JLab JBuds Air Executive Earbuds, $34 ($35.88 savings) online starting 10 p.m. Nov. 27, in-store sales start 6 p.m. Nov. 28.
  • JLab Audio – JBuds Air True Wireless Earbud Headphones, $29.99 ($20 savings) available now.
  • Apple AirPods Wireless Headphones with Wireless Charging Case (2nd Generation), $154.99 ($10 savings) starts online Nov. 28.

Best Black Friday deals on language learning apps

If you’re going overseas, you want to be able to navigate easily, and learning a language can help you do that. How will you know how to ask, “Dónde está el baño?” in Madrid? Prepare yourself with an app.

  • Rosetta Stone annual membership, $199 ($100 savings)
  • Busuu 12- or 24-month membership, 50% off ($40-$68 savings)
  • Babbel 6- and 12-month plans, and all-language access, 50% off ($22-$42 savings)

Best Black Friday deals on other travel accessories

You always need a good deal on sturdy luggage.

  • Samsonite 5-Pc. Luggage Set, $99 ($100 savings)

Record your adventures with a mountable video camera.

  • GoPro HERO7, $199 ($60 savings) online starting 10 p.m. Nov. 27, in-store sales start 6 p.m. Nov. 28.
  • GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera Bundle, $279.99 ($40 savings) starts online Nov. 28.
  • GoPro HERO7, $199 ($100 savings) available now.
  • DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera, $279 ($100 savings) available now.

Shoot the beautiful scenery with these portable digital cameras.

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Digital Camera with Memory Card Kit, $397.99 ($300 savings) available now.
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 Digital Camera, $109 ($10 savings) available now.

You need a travel diary when you go to really cool places, or a notebook for business travel. This one also charges your phone wirelessly, leaving you with one less thing to pack.

  • TUL wireless charging notebook, $44.99, $52.49, depending on size. ($14-$15 savings) online starting Nov. 28, in-store sales are Nov. 28-30.