SmarterTravel Pick of the Day: Nite Ize Gear Tie

These bendable ties keep your cords untangled and everything organized in your bag.

What Is It: Small, bendable gear ties that can be used to keep your cords organized.

Why It’s Smart:

• Soft rubber exterior won’t scratch anything, but wire interior means the ties will stay in place

• Can be used to keep all of your cords and chargers together in your suitcase while traveling

• Prevents cords from tangling

• Reusable

• Inexpensive

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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