The Flexibility of Tablets
Forget the laptop and all of its cumbersome features at home. Your tablet will likely satisfy all of your traveling needs (unless you're a dedicated group of techies like those in the above image). Load up your tablet with your favorite movies before you go to the airport, turn that baby on to Airplane Mode, and enjoy the personalized inflight entertainment. Also, bringing along a tablet is an excellent way to help create maps/schedules for your days when you're back at the hotel for the night.
Cheap Storage Capacity
It seems as though when we travel we begin to appreciate the beauty of affordable storage space throughout our devices. When preparing for our trips, we often fill our iPhone up to near-maximum capacity with music so that we know we’ll have the perfect soundtrack for whatever we happen to be doing or however we happen to be feeling at any given moment. It’s also really helpful when shooting pictures. Our preferred camera card for a weeks worth of photos is 16GB. This tends to leave us plenty of buffer room yet is still in a very affordable zone for us. Because we don’t have capabilities of transferring images until after we arrived home, it’s important our memory card is capable of holding all of the photos we'll be taking, and then some.
Look, we know everyone likes to make some money. And we know airports are an excellent target for this market but would it kill them to install a free wireless service throughout the airport? Paying per hour or day is such a pain let alone expensive. We all know travelers would rather be online, saying goodbye to friends, making final arrangements for their trip, etc... And we also know that everyone hates to fly and hates airports and that they’re boring and no fun. We pay enough money to the airlines in the first place, whats so bad about providing some free wireless while we wait for the inevitably delayed flight?
This is a very similar complaint to the above mentioned wireless issue. When a hotel has a paltry wireless signal or speed, we instantly become filled with frustration. Typically, the hotel should be thought of as your daily hub for communication and planning while on a trip. With a poor internet connection, matters are needlessly complicated further. Our hotel’s wireless was constantly timing out and when it worked at all it sluggishly moved from webpage to webpage. Hotel owners, please, for the love of all that is holy, upgrade your wireless service so all of your rooms receive a decent signal and speed especially if your patrons are paying for it!