Smarter Travel Pick of the Day: DoohicKey QuicKey

A TSA-friendly, multi-use tool that can help you out in a variety of situations.

What Is It: Nite Ize DoohicKey QuicKey, a key sized multi-tool.

Why It’s Smart:

• Allowed on airplanes

• Can be used as: a file, bottle opener, scoring point (works to open plastic packages, etc.), flat head screwdriver, and cutting tool

• Tiny size: 2.5″x1.0″x.2″

• Weighs 0.69 oz

• Stainless steel

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon.

(Photo: Nite Ize)

By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

The Handy Item I Always Pack: "Earplugs. A good pair has saved my sleep and sanity many times!"

Ultimate Bucket List Experience: Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat: "Aisle (when the first class private suite isn't available)."

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