A clever hotel trick that allows you to charge all of your gadgets

FREQUENT travelers have revealed a clever way to charge your gadgets while on vacation.

Oliver Burke, a Twitter user, shared the tip on social media along with other travel tips.


You don’t need to worry about your smartphone battery dying in another country. A traveller shared a clever hotel hack that will make it easier.

He claimed his hotel hack was “one travel adaptor and extension lead”.

You will only need one travel adaptor to charge all your phones, tablets, and cameras.

Another woman also said the same thing, adding: “Am I the only person who takes an extension lead on holidays instead of taking a dozen plug adaptors?”

People shared their shock. One person said: “This legit has just blown my mind! Why have I never thought of this.”

Someone else said: “This is such a good idea! Get one packed in those suitcases for next week!”

An extension lead can also be used in hotels that don’t have a plug socket near the bed. This is common in older hotels.

Reddit users shared their thoughts: “When staying in a hotel it’s worthwhile taking an extension cable.

“Too many hotel rooms lack a power point anywhere near the bed.”

Another person shared their story and agreed: “This is especially problematic here in the UK.

“I hated that my phone had to be charged overnight at the desk across the room. Or, sat on my bed with my phone off the table because it required power.

Another individual added: “I have been to many hotels over the past six years and I noticed that not all of them have enough power outlets.

“The resort I stayed at last week in South Lake Tahoe only had available outlets at the bathroom for the hair dryer.”

Don’t worry if your travel adaptor is lost – experienced travellers will tell you that you can borrow one at the hotel reception.

An employee at a hotel shared this: “If you forgot your charger or just want one more, ask the front desk.

“They probably have a huge box of abandoned chargers just sitting around begging for a new home. At my hotel we get at least 1 charger per day in lost and found (and probably only 5-10 per cent are actually claimed).”

A holidaymaker has also praised the product. “game-changing”Smart hotel card key trick that allows you to leave the room without cutting off electricity.

One tourist shared how you don’t have to leave the key in the room – but that any keycard can do.

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Other  guests say it can help when the plugs aren't near the bed


Some guests have reported that the plugs can be a distraction from the bed.
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