Travel Accessories for Your Next Trip to Romania and Anywhere Else

Diana Condrea
Diana Condrea
Diana is a tourism consultant, tour guide, travel writer and amateur photographer, focusing on sustainable tourism practices and destinations. You can find Diana Condrea on Twitter and Google+

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Are you planning a vacation in Romania and wondering what items you should take with you? From simple and must-have pieces like adaptors, power banks and travel pillows to more specialized products like mobile hotspots and cameras to capture the best of Romania, we have a detailed list of useful travel accessories ideas for your trip to Romania or anywhere else for that matter.

We have a special section with hiking equipment in case you’re planning for an active vacation. After all, Romania has some of the most breathtaking hiking routes in Europe.

Here’s our guide to the travel products you need to be sure your next vacation here is a success.

Basic

Budget-friendly and reliable travel items that will make your life simpler while traveling.

Travel adapters

In Romania, the standard voltage for the electrical power is 230 V, the frequency is 50 Hz and the power sockets are type F (dual round-pronged plugs). A plug adaptor is required for non-European appliances. Simple adapters do not convert voltage or frequency. A power converter is necessary for appliances requiring 110 V.

Universal Travel Power Adapter

Choose a travel adapter you can use in all your vacations abroad. The worldwide adapter from EPICKA covers over 150 countries, has 4 USB ports and an AC Socket to charge 6 devices simultaneously with high speed. Plus, it’s compatible with Compatible with USB devices like iPhone, Samsung S8/S7, XiaoMi, Huawei, tablets and digital cameras.

To buy: $21.99 on Amazon

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Passport covers & travel wallets

Your passport is your most valuable document while traveling. Be sure you keep it in a safe place and, preferably, in a cover to avoid any damage during its use. Besides airport controls and hotel check-in, in Romania, you will also need your passport if you want to visit the Parliament and Cotroceni Palace from Bucharest.

Leather Passport Cover

Enjoy a three-year warranty for this leather vintage-style passport cover. Designed for simple use, this Shvigel cover doesn’t take more space in your bag than the actual passport, making it safe to put even in your pocket.

To buy: $8.99 on Amazon

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RFID Blocking Travel Wallet

Choose your favorite colors from the many options offered by Travelambo’s Rfid blocking travel wallets. Classy and reliable if you want to keep your passport, credit cards, cash, coins and tickets in the same place.

To buy: $11.99 on Amazon

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RFID Money Belt

If you prefer the old-fashioned travel wallet, check this money belt with RIFD blocking sleeves. It comes in different colors and it’s comfortable to use on a daily basis during your travels.

To buy: $16.98 on Amazon

 

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Travel pillows

A stiff neck and a back pain are the last things you want after a long flight. Choose a good travel pillow to improve your flight comfort.

Soft Neck Pillow

Easy to carry, small-sized and weighting only 136 grams, the Trtl patented design pillow has a foam interior covered in fleece fabric that ensures a better neck and head position during your rest. The pillow is available in various colors and is machine washable.

To buy: $29.99 on Amazon

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Chin Supporting Travel Pillow

BCOZZY offers another great option to support the head, neck and chin during uncomfortable flight sleeping. With over 3,500 positive Amazon reviews, this travel pillow comes in two sizes, one fit for children.

To buy: $29.97 on Amazon

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Travel umbrellas

Romania has great weather, but it does rain a lot in spring and autumn. Be sure to pack a good umbrella to avoid looking for one in the pouring rain.

EEZ-Y Compact

An Amazon bestseller, this compact travel umbrella is windproof given its double canopy construction. With a frame-system of fiberglass and stainless steel, this umbrella is meant to last for years.

To buy: from $21.95 on Amazon

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Travel bottles

Travel bottles are a must to successfully deal with some basic packing and travel necessities. Organize before you leave on your trip to avoid any headaches.

Leakproof ravel Bottles

An excellent choice for your lotions, shampoo and shower gel, these leakproof silicone refillable travel containers from AusKit help you to safely pack your toiletries.

To buy: $19.99 on Amazon

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BPA-Free Water Bottle

We’re sure you care about the environment and hate buying unnecessary bottled water. Plus, tap water is safe to drink in Romania unless otherwise mentioned. Pack a travel bottle like the one sold by Nalgene to be eco-conscious also on vacation.

To buy: from $5.66 on Amazon

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Luggage

Be sure to have the best quality when it comes to your luggage for longer flights like those to Romania.

Carry-on and backpacks

Romania is best discovered on foot. We suggest you bring a light weighted backpack for daily use that can accommodate a snack, a water bottle, a jacket and a guidebook.

Packable Backpack

Perfect for urban day tours and walks, this lightweight and water-resistant backpack comes in a variety of colors. The best part, it folds up into a small pocket, and you don’t have to worry about adding an extra bag to your luggage.

To buy: $15.99 on Amazon

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Laptop Backpack

It’s hard to leave your laptop behind? Be sure to use a specially designed backpack with extra protection like the one from SwissGear.

To buy: $59.99 on Amazon

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Expandable Abs Carry On

The size and weight of your carry-on are important especially for low-cost flights to Romania. Rockland’s expandable abs carry-on has multi-directional spinner wheels, and that definitely makes your life easier in airports, plus a resistant aluminum telescoping handle.

To buy: $47.99 on Amazon

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Anti-Theft Messenger Bag

It’s always best to be safe than sorry, and there’s nothing more frustrating than being robbed on vacation. Travelon comes with a great solution to this annoyance, its anti-theft messenger bag, available in different colors, with compartments lock with lobster claw clasps and RFID blocking card and passport slots.

To buy: $39 on Amazon

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Accessories

Packing Cubes with Laundry Bag

Organize better your luggage space with this set of four packing cubes and a separate laundry bag compartment to save time on packing and unpacking. Extremely useful especially if you travel for longer periods to multiple destinations.

To buy: $19.99 on Amazon

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Travel Shoe Bags Set

Do you want to pack several pairs of shoes for your vacation? Look for the simple way to do it while saving space and keeping your clothes clean. Try the waterproof and lifetime resistant travel shoe bags from YAMIU.

To buy: $11.88 on Amazon

Luggage Strap Suitcase Belts

Keep your luggage safe with an extra item, these BlueCosto strap suitcase belts are adjustable and come in a set of four vibrant colors to help you differentiate your luggage right away.

To buy: $8.99 on Amazon

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Camry Luggage Scale with Temperature Sensor

Don’t leave home without checking the exact weight of your luggage. You save time, money and avoid the frustration of paying more at the baggage drop-off. Also, low-cost companies flying to Romania and on domestic routes in Romania charge a significant extra if your luggage weights more than allowed.

A small and easy to use option is the luggage scale with temperature sensor from Camry.

To buy: $9.99 on Amazon

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Electric

Technology is part of our daily lives, even more when we travel and rely on chargers, cards and all sort of devices to have a great time.

Travel Gadget Bag

Does it take too long to untangle all the cables, chargers or you never find that extra memory card? Try a travel gadget bag with separate compartments for all your electronic and save that extra time.

To buy: $16.49 on Amazon

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Portable Charger

A power bank is your best friend if your phone and camera are out of battery when you’re traveling from one place to another. Anker’s PowerCore 20100mAh is compatible with iPhone, iPad, Samsung. It charges an iPhone 7 almost seven times and comes with an 18 months warranty.

To buy: $49.99 on Amazon

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Worldwide High-Speed WiFi Hotspot

Romania has one of the fastest Internet speeds in the world, but if you’re planning to travel to more remote areas and want to save on the extra cost for roaming data, having a mobile hotspot can prove to be the best solution. Glocal Me G3 4G LTE comes with a free 1 GB data and can connect up to five devices.

To buy: $149.99 on Amazon

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Photographic

Romania is a great place if you enjoy taking photos, and we suggest you use a digital camera besides your phone for high-quality fabulous images. If you’re looking for a small, easy to use compact camera we have a few entry-level suggestions for you. In the end, we love taking photos as well.

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 is a top option if you’re new to photography and you’re looking for an easy to use budget-friendly camera. This kit includes everything you need: a battery pack and charger, a 32 GB memory card, a tabletop tripod, a screen protector and a padded camera case. Its 20 MP, optical image stabilizer and 8x optical zoom lens ensure a great start for your new passion.

To buy: $149 on Amazon

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Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

The elegant and ultra-slim PowerShot G9 X Mark II is a great compact camera option if you enjoy having a bit more control over the in-camera adjustments. Its F2 lens ensures high-quality and sharp images even in low dusk or dawn light. Its pocket size makes it easy to fit in any bag or carry-on luggage.

To buy: $429 on Amazon

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II

Olympus is also a solid choice as its OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless camera comes with a built-in 5-axis image stabilization that tackles the chance of blurry images, a silent mode, a fast touch autofocus from camera or smartphone and an electronic viewfinder that shows in real time any setting changes you make.

To buy: $649 on Amazon

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Hiking & Outdoors

Romania has great hiking trails, many of them isolated from the modern world, in the heart of the Carpathians. As most itineraries are only accessible on foot, choose a solid pair of hiking boots, waterproof clothes and a lightweight and warm sleeping bag if you’re going camping.

Hiking boots

Look for waterproof, breathable, solid hiking boots with air-cushioned heels and shock-absorbent soles. It’s all about comfort and only high-quality materials can deliver it.

You can never go wrong with Salomon. For longer and more difficult hikes, choose a model above the ankles, with GORE-TEX membrane for complete waterproof protection.

Try Salomon Women’s Quest 4D 2 GTX Hiking Boots from $197.85 on Amazon

Try Salomon Men’s Quest 4d 3 GTX Backpacking Boots $229 on Amazon

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Hiking backpacks

A waterproof backpack that protects your bag and has a good compartments organization is a sure choice for a worry-free hike. Choose a high-quality product like those offered by Deuter, it will be worth the price.

You can opt between designs for men and women and different sizes, depending on how much you’re planning to carry.

We recommend Deuter ACT Trail 30 Hiking Backpack for longer hikes $197.85 on Amazon and Deuter Airlite 22 Ultralight Day Hiking Backpack for easy short hikes $110 on Amazon

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Waterproof jackets

Even summer is unpredictable at high-altitudes. Always pack a waterproof jacket even if the weather forecast is sunny and warm. Choose one that resists serious rainfall and that’s preferably windproof.

We recommend the Marmot Minimalist Men’s Lightweigh from $99.96 on Amazon and Marmot Women’s Minimalist Jacket from $99 on Amazon, both with GORE-TEX membrane.

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Accessories

Small accessories like flashlight are a game changer in the wilderness. Don’t forget to pack one before heading for your hiking or camping adventure.

Rechargeable Waterproof Headlamp

A headlamp is a perfect choice if you’re setting the tent in the dark or you need your hands free. Cobiz’s headlamp is waterproof and rechargeable which makes everything easier. You don’t have to carry spare batteries, just your power bank.

To buy: from $25.99 on Amazon

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If we missed any useful travel accessories items, drop us a line in the comments section below.

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