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Bestselling Portable Mini Fridge Keeps Things Cold As You Travel

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The AstroAI mini fridge has been on the market for several years now, and it has become quite popular as a portable refrigerator for cooling small items such as medicine and skincare products. It recently shot up to #1 on Amazon’s bestselling Kitchen & Dining list, and that can only signify one things—people are preparing themselves for so-called “Hot Vax Summer.”

AstroAI Mini Fridge 4 Liter/6 Can AC/DC Portable Thermoelectric Cooler and Warmer for Skincare, Foods, Medications, Home and Travel (Black) — $49.99

After a year of being locked up, it is time once again to travel. And after hiding behind the computer screen for so long, it is no surprise that people want their beauty products to be on hand as they reconnect with the outside world.

Even more than skincare products, this portable mini fridge is perfect for things like beer, sodas, and sandwiches, the type of items you need to keep cold on a long road trip. It comes not only with a wall plug but also with a 12V plug to connect to the outlet in your car that used to be called the cigarette lighter.

Although I can see this product being quite useful, I think it could benefit from an increase in size. The product description boasts an ability to store up to six 12 oz. cans, but if that is actually the case, they need to fire their photographer: In none of the images does it look big enough for more than four. The specific claim “Chill a 6 pack so you’ll always be able to crack open a cold one” accompanies an image featuring just three bottles of differing sizes:

It should also be noted that, in addition to making things cold (as all refrigerators do), the AstroAI portable mini fridge also keeps hot items warm. Whatever you do decide to use it for, enjoy your trip!

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This Passport Holder Also Keeps Your Vaccine Card Safe

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The travel situation is murky at best. The EU enacted rules allowing vaccinated U.S. travelers to enter, but actual permission can only be granted on a country-by-country basis. I recently found this out during a failed attempt to plan a trip to Hungary. Any country that does allow Americans requires proof of vaccination, and although there are rumors of a digital “vaccination passport” right now the only way to do that is to show your vaccine card when you get to the airport. Make sure you don’t lose it!

I have no idea why whoever designed the COVID-19 vaccine card made it so large as to not fit in a standard size wallet, but they did. If you need to present it at the airport, you need to find a safe place to keep it in. Now there is a nifty product that does just that—a combination passport and vax card holder, it kills two birds with one stone.

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Ciana PU Leather Passport and Vaccine Card Holder Passport Holder With Vaccine Card (Black) — $6.15

Unlike the compartments in your wallet, this holder can actually fit the necessary proof you got your shots. While there are other models out there, this one is just over $6 and is the most popular version on Amazon. It is made of high quality leather and is designed to last for as long as you need it to.

Think about it: If you are traveling to Europe or to another foreign country, you have to show both your vaccine card and your passport anyway. You might as well keep them in the same place.

In fact, this may be worth getting even if international travel isn’t currently on your agenda. Many places within the U.S. also require proof of vaccination, and this protects that golden ticket better than anything you have sitting around your house. Don’t let your summer be ruined by not having the proper documentation.

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This $11 Luggage Scale Can Save You Hundreds

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In a much maligned article last week, a writer in the San Francisco Chronicle lamented, “We’ve all gotten hilariously bad at packing.” I will grant that the author makes some silly points, but I think the general notion has merit. Things we used to take for granted are now not so clear. For example, after not having been on a plane in nearly two years, I could not for the life of me tell you what a 50 lb. bag feels like.

For this reasons, a suitcase scale is more important than ever. You absolutely do not want any surprises when you check in at the airport for the first time in 15+ months. This Etekcity handheld scale is a great option. Etekcity has long stood out as a superior option when it comes to traditional bathroom scales, so it is only natural to trust them in other areas of weights and measures as well.

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Etekcity Luggage Scale, Digital Portable Handheld Suitcase Weight for Travel with Rubber Paint, Temperature Sensor, 110 Pounds, Battery Included — $10.99

Do not just plop your suitcase down on a regular scale and hope for the best. You need a more accurate reading, and that’s what you get with this type of scale. All you have to do is attach it to the handle of your luggage, then lift. It will then tell you exactly how much it weighs—in either pounds of kilograms.

This scale only costs $11. That is very much worth it, considering you could easily lose $100 the first time you show up at the airport with an oversized bag.

Another cool feature is the temperature sensor. Perhaps not as useful as the ability to tell you the weight of your baggage, the temperature sensor can come in handy when transporting potentially fragile souvenirs. In avoiding damages, that is even more money this tiny little scale can save you.

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Check Out This Prime Day Deal On Clear Backpacks

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As we told our readers at the beginning of the month, Prime Day 2021 is occurring over two days, June 21 and June 22. Although June 21 is over and done with, there is yet another day for Amazon’s shopping bonanza. For the duration of Prime Day, Expersion American-flag clear backpacks are at their lowest price ever.

We have written about the backpack for patriots on several occasions, most recently detailing how they work great not only at concerts and sporting events but also at the beach.

The Expersion clear backpacks are available in four color options (black, blue, grey, pink), and are currently available for Prime members at a mere $18.74:

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American Clear Backpack with U.S. Flag Patch (Black)

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American Clear Backpack with U.S. Flag Patch (Blue)

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American Clear Backpack with U.S. Flag Patch (Gray)

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American Clear Backpack with U.S. Flag Patch (Pink)

Happy shopping! May the deals be ever in your favor.

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