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The Best Travel-Friendly Camera Gear

Whether you’re going on holiday for the weekend or planning your dream getaway to a far off land, you’ll want to record every moment. But traveling with an expensive camera can be nerve-wracking; how do you keep your gear safe and secure, but still within reach to capture that once-in-a-lifetime shot?

To help keep your camera safe on your next vacation, we’ve rounded up the latest and greatest in travel-friendly camera products. Shop your favorites today, and ship them worldwide in as little as 2-4 days with MyUS, even from US websites that don’t offer international shipping!

The Kenora Backpack $109.99

Woman wearing the Kenora Backpack

The Kenora Backpack by Portage Supply Co. has a water-resistant waxed canvas exterior to keep your gear dry, and plenty of room and padded dividers to hold your camera, lenses, memory cards, and up to a 15-inch laptop. What makes it perfect for everyday use is its side access pocket that allows you to quickly grab your camera without opening up the whole bag. 

"As a pro photographer, I love this bag. It's shockingly similar to my friends Ona bag, but less than 1/4 the price. The quality is excellent -- from the extra heavy quick snap clips, to the rugged zippers, leather bottom, and sturdy-sewn straps for heavier equipment. Also works brilliantly as my carry-on, as I'm often traveling for wedding and fashion shoots abroad." says Phillip in his product review. 

Southwest Neoprene Camera Sleeve Case $14.99

Camera in Southwest Neoprene Camera Sleeve Case

Prefer to use your own backpack? You can still give your camera the protection it needs with this Neoprene Camera Sleeve Case. It fits like a glove to protect your DSLR camera while in your backpack, works with a camera strap, and can be attached to your belt loop while you're using your camera. Available in 11 colors and patterns, it coordinates perfectly with their matching camera straps.

"This camera bag is a perfect fit for my Canon Rebel T6i. The neoprene is thick enough to protect my camera when tossed into my purse, and I can rest easy knowing my camera is safe. I love the little zipper pocket; I can fit my memory card and extra battery in it." says McKenna in their product review. 

Altura Photo Rapid Fire Hand Strap $29.99

Hand holding camera with Altura Photo Rapid Fire Hand Strap

Secure your camera and prevent accidental slips from turning into disastrous drops with the Altura Photo Rapid Fire Hand Strap. One end of the strap attaches to your camera's eyelet and the other end attaches to the bottom of the camera using the mounting plate, and it's compatible with any DSLR or Mirrorless Camera with a standard ¼” tripod screw mount, including, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic. Even better, it provides extra stabilization when capturing video. 

"This is ESSENTIAL for my picture taking! This stays on my camera at all times because I hold my camera (Nikon D7200) in my right hand all of the time! This enables me to concentrate on getting that shot and NOT having to worry if my camera slips out of my hand." says mikesmigaj in his five-star review.

Mount Dog Compact Aluminum Tripod & Monopod $38.99 

Mount Dog Compact Aluminum Tripod set up on a moutain

A tripod can be essential for capturing that perfect landscape shot, but conventional tripods can be bulky and cumbersome. Instead, pick up Mount Dog's Compact Aluminum Tripod. It's lightweight (3.5kg), folds to a compact 19 inches, and can be quickly disassembled to transform into a 60’’ monopod or walking stick, providing an alternative way of shooting with ease. 

"This is well worth it for the price," says Tellemwhyumad in their product review.

Fotopro 12" Flexible Tripod $20.99

Multiple scenes of a Fotopro Flexible Tripod in use

Looking for something even smaller? Try Fotopro's Flexible Tripod. Measuring only 28cm tall, it's made of high-density rubber-coated legs so it can be fixed or attached just about anywhere, including railings, branches, chairs, and bicycles. It's ideal for smartphones, GoPro's, and smaller sports cameras, and comes with a Bluetooth remote for added convenience.

"amazing tripod lightweight and versatile with flexible grippy legs great to keep in your bag when traveling light," says O. Rivera in their product review. 

GoPro HERO 7 Silver $238.39

GoPro HERO 7 Silver


Wherever your vacation takes you, the GoPro HERO 7 makes the perfect travel companion. Some of the highlights? It offers freakishly smooth footage thanks to its HyperSmooth stabilization, has an "intelligent" mode for automatically brilliant photos, voice control for hands-free operation, and is rugged and waterproof without a case for up to 35ft (10m). Now with live streaming and the GoPro app, you can share every amazing moment as you live it!

"I bought this to take on dives. It's perfect!!! I was seriously considering spending A LOT more on what I thought would be a better camera with housing. I am so glad I didn't waste the money. This is PERFECT!!!" says gypsywillow in her Amazon review. 

ProCase Universal Waterproof Cellphone Case 2-Pack $12.99

Two ProCase Universal Waterproof Cellphone Cases

Heading to a warm-water destination? Turn your cell phone into an underwater camera with this Universal Cellphone Case from ProCase. It features a secure snap-and-lock system that ensures superior water resistance and a dual-side transparent window that allows full touchscreen functionality, including all camera functions so you can easily operate the touchscreen for underwater shooting. Sold in packs of two, they fit all large smartphones with a diagonal measurement up to 6.5 inches, including iPhone X, 8, 6S, Galaxy Note 9, 8, S10 Plus, Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, and more. 

"Worked great! In the ocean, down water slides (where my 6 year old dropped it and it went down on its own), in the pool. Definitely, recommend!" says T. Coulter in their Amazon review.

Nordic Flash Waterproof Camera Float 2-Pack $12.95

Camera in water attached to Nordic Flash Waterproof Camera Float

Protect your waterproof camera, GoPro or cell phone from accidental loss in the water with a Nordic Flash Waterproof Camera Float. Made of soft foam-filled neoprene in easy-to-spot bright marine-yellow fabric, this comfortable floating strap easily slips onto your wrist and fits most waterproof digital cameras and cases, binoculars, and waterproof cell phone cases. Have a heavier camera? Use two floaters together for added protection!

"Came back to write about this, I've lost my GoPro and got a new one. If only I had this the first time I would have saved a lot of money!!" says Pascal in his glowing five-star review.

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