10 best travel inventions of all time

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  1. sobore
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    http://travel.usatoday.com/deals/in...best-travel-inventions-of-all-time/53403420/1

    Many of the everyday conveniences that ease you through your journeys, from the hotel key card in your wallet to the website where you booked your trip, are responsible for revolutionizing the travel world. These seemingly commonplace goods and gadgets have had an extraordinary impact on the way we see the world—and we can't imagine hitting the road without them. Find out which 10 breakthrough inventions deserve credit for turning the travel sphere on its head.

    http://travel.usatoday.com/deals/in...best-travel-inventions-of-all-time/53403420/1
     
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    Thanks for posting this. I'm not sure why, but I find it amusing that they include credit cards as a breakthrough travel innovation.

    I would also add noise-cancelling headphones to this list- great for travel.
     
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    Yes, that's a biggie!;)
     
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    I would add tripit and worldmate as one.
     
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    Noise canceling headphones on a flight filled with screaming children!
     
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    I'd also add a doorstop, but I'm retro that way. :)
     

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