Jeff Richardson: I often have trouble finding enough outlets when I travel. Hotel rooms will frustratingly only provide a single wall outlet near a desk, with one of the two outlets already occupied by the desk lamp. It is starting to become easier to find power outlets in airports, but you can still often find only a single outlet available for your use. One solution is to use a power strip, but those are typically too large to take with you with you travel. The Outlets To Go Power Strip from Monster seeks to provide a solution for travelers, and after seeing Tampa attorney Katie Floyd call it her favorite travel accessory, I purchased one from Amazon before I headed to Chicago for ABA TECHSHOW last month. I have since used it on several business trips. It has worked well for me and I can recommend it.
The device features two outlets on each side that are spaced far enough apart that you should not have a problem with even larger power adapters. If you are plugging in three of four devices at once it can be a little awkward to have things plugged in on both sides, but it works, and designing the power strip this way keeps it as small as possible.
Read Jeff’s entire review of this useful accessory, with photos.
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