Travel Tip of the Day: Last-Night Phone Charging

ChargingLast-Night Phone Charging
I’m sure one of the most common things travelers leave behind in their hotel room is their phone charger. I used to be that person, too. Now when I charge my phone on my last night in a hotel room, I put my carry-on bag near the outlet. I plug my phone in and place it in or on top of my bag so I can’t forget it. Simple, and it works!



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7 Comments on "Travel Tip of the Day: Last-Night Phone Charging"

  1. Sounds good to me! Thanks!

  2. Check out ChargerLeash which will sound an alarm when it is disconnected. Also blinks a red light.

  3. …better yet… I wrap the charger cord around the carry on bag handle… nooo forgetting that way !

  4. Christine Witton | August 24, 2014 at 4:48 pm | Reply

    Yes, I use this method for both charging my phone and my camera. I make sure that when I unplug the charger is removed and placed in my bag immediately.

  5. Here’s another wrinkle — my charger is a USB on both ends, one of which plugs into an adapter so it can be plugged into a wall socket to charge. I have unplugged the charger, but let the wall socket adapter plugged in, rendering the charger cord useless without a computer. I have done this more than once. Note to self and everyone else: Make sure you unplug every part of the charger from the wall.

  6. Sometime the power point is in an awkward place or you might pick up the bag to put bathroom supplies in and not put it back in the right place.

    I put my shoe that I am wearing the next day up against the charger. if its a tie up, I tie the laces around it. If its a flip flop I wind the cord through the toes. Ive been doing this since I first started charging things and haven’t forgotten one yet.

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