Holiday tips: How to keep valuables dry and dust free
These days we take on holiday a host of valuable items, including mobile phones, digital cameras, iPads, Kindles and tablets. The gadgets are invaluable for photography, entertainment, keeping in touch with people back home and researching where and what to do on holiday. But phones, cameras and iPads are also vulnerable to wet, damp, sunlight, dirt and dust. Here we bring you five great keep-safe products for your most valuable gadgets.
Griffin Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof Case
A new iPhone case from Griffin is the Waterproof Survivor
. Designed for freedom in and around water, the Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof Case is submersible to 3m but still highly functional so you can still take photos and use all the features while our iPhone is in its case.
OverBoard cases for iPad and iPhone
Made from durable TPU and featuring a “class five” waterproof rating, OverBoard have created a range of cases that can cope with all kids of wet – rain, sea water, swimming pools and even the bath. The cases and bags for iPads and iPhones can be submerged in up to 19ft of water and will float to the surface if dropped. An easy to use slide lock system keeps out water, dust or sand. The gadgets can still be used, such as for taking photographs, while inside the case which means they are safe wherever you happen to be on your walking or cycling holiday. See OverBoard
Otterbox Defender for iPhones
Otterbox sell a range of cases for iPhones. The iPhone 5 Otterbox Defender case
is ideal for holidays such as walking and cycling tours when the phone might be vulnerable to knocks, bumps, falls and dust. The Otterbox defender case features:
Aquapac’s System Camera Case
- Protection against drop, bump and shock
- Built-in screen protector prevents scratches to the screen
- Solid plastic internal shell completely surrounds device
- Holster has a slim profile and stronger attachment to the belt clip
- Outer rubber layer is stronger and can withstand the abuse you’ll be giving it
- Ports are protected by tabs to keep out the dust and debris
- All functions and features are fully accessible through the Defender Series, including the camera, headphone jack, charging port and volume controls
Compact cameras with a zoom lens are kept safe in Aquapac’s new System Camera Case. Aquapac has launched a new addition to its submersible range of 100% waterproof cases – the new System Camera Case. The System Camera Case is slightly smaller than Aquapac’s SLR camera case so ideal for those using bridge and compact system cameras. The case is submersible up to 15ft for 30mins (guaranteed to IPX8) and also protect from mud, dust, dirt and sand. Cameras can be operated easily through the TPU material and high quality photographs, even under water, can be taken through the tough acrylic optically-clear lens. See AquaPac
Aquapac Medium Whanganui
The perfect size for Kindles and Sony Readers, the Aquapac Medium Whanganui
gives you the confidence to take your favourite reads to the beach or pool-side. The Whanganui is protected against temporary immersion, which means the case will withstand immersion for up to 5 seconds to a depth of 3 feet/1 metre. If you’re on a walking or cycling holiday, you can be assured that whatever weather is thrown at you, you’ll never be short of a good book.