SmarterTravel Pick of the Day: PowerCube Travel Power Strip

Never fight over hotel room outlets again! This portable power strip provides four additional plugs and one USB port.

What Is It: A small power strip that allows you to plug in up to five devices.

Why It’s Smart:

• Small—weighs 8 ounces and is 4″ x 2.5″ x 2.5″

• Has four outlets and 1 USB port

• Can connect multiple power cubes together for even more outlet space

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon.

(Photo: PowerCube)

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.

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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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