Traveling can be fun and but with traveling comes the need to charge your electronic devices. Your thinking to yourself: “What charging electronics am I going to pack with me?”. You’re going to need the best kind of charging electronics for travel and these charging electronics include Wall Chargers and Power Banks chargers that are great for traveling.
Let’s get started on what charging electronics are great for traveling purposes.
Best USB Wall Chargers for Traveling
#1: Anker PowerPort 2
The Anker PowerPort 2 takes traveling charging to its limits with its small design and powerful charging technology. It may not be the ultimate wall charger ever, but it may very well be the best wall charger for traveling.
This is because the wall charger is very small and durable with its curved edges that are able to distribute any shock damage inflicted onto the wall charger. The wall charger also has a retractable plug that is able to completely go into the wall charger itself so it stays safe from damage.
On the technology side, the PowerPort 2 wall charger has two ports that feature Anker’s PoweriQ charging. Since the two ports have PoweriQ charging, both ports can charge at 2.4A speed at the same time. The charger also has a LED light above the two USB charging ports that indicates when charging is taking place. When the light is green, charging is taking place. When the light is blue, there is no charging happening.
- Weight: 3.4oz / 96g
- Size: 2.2×2.1×1.1in / 57×54×29mm
- Output: 5V / 4.8A
- USB Ports: 2
#2: PA-U35 AiPower 3 Port Wall Charger
Going into the the 3 port category for wall chargers, the Aukey 3 port USB wall charger is perfect if you want to upgrade from a 2 port Wall charger because it brings what makes a 2 port wall charger so great, into a 3 port category.
The size of the 3 port wall charger is just a bit smaller than a credit card. The curves make the wall charger easy to carry and avoid it from taking damage. The plug on the wall charger is retractable, just like many other wall chargers should have as a standard feature.
3 of ports on the Aukey wall charger feature AiPower charging tech. This means that all 3 charging ports charge at 2.4A charging speed and can charge 3 devices at full charging speed.
If you have a smartphone that is compatible with Quick Charge 2.0 or 3.0, there’s a Quick Charge variant of the 3 port wall charger that features a one port with Quick Charge 2.0 for faster charging. You find it here.
- Weight: 2.4 ounces
- Size: 2.8″ x 1.0″ x 1.9″
- Output: 2.4A per Ai USB Port
- USB Ports: 3
#3: Anker PowerPort 4
Bringing it back to Anker, the PowerPort 4 is a 4 port wall charger that holds the same design that you should expect from the wall chargers that we mentioned earlier. Curved corners make the wall charge smaller and less susceptible to damage. In addition, the PowerPort 4 has a retractable plug to avoid any damage.
The 4 ports all feature PoweriQ charging, although the charging for each port has a limit of 2.0A charging speed. The charging limit most has to do with the 4 ports on the wall charger. Going any higher with the Amps could result in a safety hazard. Overall it’s a wall charger that can charge 4 devices at the same time, at relatively fast speeds. Couple the power with the portability and you’ve got yourself a charger that can more than provide for your traveling needs.
- Weight: 145g / 5.1oz
- Size: 65×65×29mm / 2.6×2.6×1.1in
- Output: 5V / 8A
- USB Ports: 4
Best Power Bank Chargers for Traveling
#1: EasyAcc Monster 26,000mAh
With a enormous capacity of 26,000mAh, the EasyAcc Monster power bank is definitely a monster. If you’re searching for a power bank that could very well last you your entire traveling time and journey back home, the Monster is power bank that you should consider getting. The capacity is simply enough to charge smartphones about 8 times or more.
The power bank charger comes with loaded with 4 charging ports that can either charge your device at 2.4A if you’re charging a single device but the charging speed goes down to a 1.2A for each port if you’re charging with all 4 ports at the same time. The charger also comes with a flashlight.
Recharging the power bank is done through two Micro USB inputs. This is quite a major thing because recharging is usually done through only one Micro USB input port, but in this case there are two Micro USB inputs that recharge at 2.0A charging speed which recharges the power bank faster.
If you’re searching for similar power bank like the EasyAcc Monster but at a lower cost, there’s a Monster 20,000mAh variant.
- Capacity: 26,000mAh
- Output: 2.4A for a single charging device. Other wise, the charging output is 1.2A
- Input: Two Micro USB recharge at 2.0A
- USB Ports: 4
- Small Features: Flashlight, LED Capacity indicators
- Size: 6.57 x 3.1 x 0.86 in. / 167x 80 x22 mm
- Weight: 1.2 Pounds
#2: Anker PowerCore 5000
Smaller power bank chargers like the PowerCore 5000 are perfect for traveling because it has a good capacity and the size makes the power bank extremely portable. With capacity of 5,000mAh, the power bank will be able to charge most smartphones 2 times.
There are LED Light indicators at the top of the power bank to show capacity, and the power button is right next to the lights. There’s only 1 USB output charging port that has an output of 2.0A.
This power bank charger is great for traveling because it’s so portable and able to charge just more than once. It also has a quite a fast charging speed for a power bank of its size.
- Capacity: 5,000mAh
- Output: 2.0A
- Input: 2.1A
- USB Ports: 1
- Small Features: PoweriQ, LED Capacity Indicators
- Size: 4.2 x 1.3 x 1.3 inches
- Weight: 4.8 Ounces
#3: 10,000mAh Power Bank with Quick Charge 2.0
The Aukey 10,000mAh power bank is the perfect size and capacity that you can take for traveling. A flat rectangular size with smooth edges makes the power bank charger very easy to carry, whether it’s in your hands or your bag.
The 10,000mAh power bank will give you about 4 charge cycles for most smartphones until you have to recharge it. It’s got 2 USB charging outputs. One Output port features Quick Charge 2.0, if you don’t have a compatible Quick Charge device, then it will default to charging at 2.4A charging speed. The other port on the power bank charger has a output of 1.0A. There’s a flashlight in between the two USB charging Outputs. The input recharging speed is 2.1A through a Micro USB input.
It’s a power bank that can suit your needs for portable charging because of its great size and a capacity that can last you quite a long time.
- Capacity: 10,000mAh
- Output: Quick Charge Compatible Devices: 3.0 / Non-Quick Charge Compatible devices with QC Port: 2.4A / Other Port: 1.0A
- Input: 5V 2A
- USB Ports: 2
- Small Features: Flashlight
- Size: 6.5″ x 2.9″ x 0.6″
- Weight: 8.8 oz
Lastly, if you’re traveling international, don’t forget to purchase adapter plugs so you can use your awesome charging electronics around the world. We recommend this Plug Adapter.
Since 2016, Usman has flourished as an independent tech journalist, reveling in the evaluation of diverse tech gadgets, with a particular fondness for charging technology to ascertain product performance. Besides his journalistic endeavors, he helms the Charger Harbor YouTube channel, where he extends his tech insights to a broader audience.