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17 Things You Didn’t Know You Need For Your Summer Roadtrip

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It’s almost Prime Day! (June 21 – 22)

Prime Day Sales are exclusive for Prime members.

No Prime membership?  That’s okay, here’s a few things to know about Amazon Prime membership.

  • Amazon Prime Costs $119 per year or you can select a monthly option of $12.99.  If you have never tried Prime before, you can use the 30 days free trial.
  • If you are a student, you can get 6 months free and then reduced rates of $59 per year or $6.49/month.  You will need to verify with a school email address that ends in .edu.
  • If you have EBT or Medicaid, after the 30 day free trial, you can sign up for a reduced rate of $5.99 per month.
  • Family Members can share a membership. A second adult can be added to your “Amazon Household” and have their own account with Prime benefits for free. Teens 13 – 17 can also be added to shop on their own with parent approval.  Children under 12 can also be given access in order to manage parental controls on Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers. 

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Prime Member Benefits besides Prime Day Exclusives:

  • Free delivery
  • Free streaming of Amazon Originals, Movies, and TV shows
  • Free books with Prime reading
  • Free books with Amazon First Reads
  • Exclusive deals and savings
  • Unlimited Photo Storage (Great for backing up your photos!)
  • Early access to lightning deals.
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17 Road Trip Essentials

If you’ve got your summer road trip plans all set, here’s 17 things you might want to look out for during your Prime Day Shopping!  They are some of my favorite essentials for our family road trips that make even everyday driving a true comfort!  There’s also a few things that I’ll be shopping for too. 

Spotting Scope with Camera Tripod

Great for bird watching, hiking, and moon-spotting.

from $63.94

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Marble Absorbent Car Coasters

Perfect for soaking up condensation in the cup holder.

from $6.89

roadtrip essentials,summer roadtrip

Disposable Toilet Seat Covers

These XL ones are perfect so little legs don’t touch the sides of the toilet!

from $9.97

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Auto-Clamping Fast Wireless Car Charger

This is just the thing you need to put your phone right where you want it, especially good if you use your phone for GPS. The auto-clamping feature is my favorite thing about it – so simple.

from $24.99

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Back of Car Seat Hanging Toy Organizer

Storage for snacks, toys, drinks, tablet, and it protects the back of your seats keeping your car clean and organized. One of the first things I bought once I had little travelers!

from $19.99

roadtrip essentials,summer roadtrip

Crave CarHub 54W 4 Port USB Car Charger

No fighting over the outlet, keep everything charged while on the go.

from $19.99

roadtrip essentials,summer roadtrip

Skillmatics Guess in 10 Animal Planet

Great card game of smart questions that even the youngest players can enjoy. This is one of our favorite games to play around the house and on the go!

from $13.99

roadtrip essentials,summer roadtrip

CraveBox Care Package (45 Count) Snacks

Easy on the go snack box with something for everyone!

from $12.99

roadtrip essentials,summer roadtrip

Sandfree Beach Blanket, Large

Good for the beach, hiking, or a picnic.

from $28.99

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20 Pack (700 ML) Disposable Urinal Bags

Emergencies happen and sometimes, there’s no bathroom in sight. Instantly Absorb Liquid within 60 Seconds – Our disposal urine bag is equipped with SAP water-absorbing polymer substance that can absorb urine, vomit, or other liquid waste and turns it into odorless, spill-proof gel. 

from $18.99

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Car Trash Can with Lid, Leak-Proof Car Garbage Can with Storage Pockets

Multi-purpose, collapsible and waterproof trash can.

from $11.99

roadtrip essentials,summer roadtrip

Universal Roller Blind – Car Side Window Sunshades – 2 Pack.

Keep the car and the kids cooler.

from $19.90

roadtrip essentials,summer roadtrip

Pee Funnel for Women | Portable Female Urination Device

Okay, ladies, I hear that it works and works well! This is one that’s on my order list because it sounds like a lifesaver.

from $11.97

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Be Smart Get Prepared 100 Piece First Aid Kit

This Kit meets United States FDA Regulatory Standards as a Medical Device. Ideal for most businesses and perfect for family use at home or travel.

from $8.37

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Twist Memory Foam Travel Pillow for Neck, Chin, Lumbar and Leg Support

Bendable memory foam roll pillow good for traveling in the car, plane, bus, or train.

from $24.99

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Lifeline AAA Premium Road Kit

  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Keep in your car
  • 8 gauge heavy duty booster cable
  • Compact storage bag with handles

from $25.99

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Humble Chic Vegan Leather Backpack Purse

Go for a hands-free look with this everyday backpack featuring multiple compartments and pockets to keep your essentials organized and secure. Featuring a top-zip closure, adjustable straps, two interior pockets and two exterior zippered pockets.

from $47.89

Happy Wandering!