SmarterTravel Pick of the Day: LifeProof Fre Case

Waterproof, dirt proof, snow proof, and shock proof protection for your phone.

What Is It: A waterproof case for your iPhone 6.

Why It’s Smart:

• Waterproof—all cases are factory water tested to be leak-free

• Protects against drops as high as 6.6 feet

• Lightweight (1.23 ounces)

• Works with the iPhone 6’s Touch ID

• Built-in touchscreen protector stops scratches

• Slim case doesn’t add bulk to your phone

• Still allows access to all buttons and ports

• Anti-reflective coated optical glass lens enhances the phone camera

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon.

(Photo: LifeProof)

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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