20 deals on car accessories to make your next road trip easier
October 14, 2020
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Your daily commute may just be a short walk from bedroom to “office” these days, but that just makes getting in the car more appealing than ever. In other words, it’s a great time for a road trip (done safely, of course).
But before you drive off into the sunset, make sure you have the right car accessories to keep you safe, charged up, and ready to take on anything.
Be sure to enter the code OCTSALE20 at checkout to get the biggest discount. Deals are active as of Oct. 14.
MagEZ Mount Qi: Magnetic Car Mount Charger
Keep your GPS in view with this magnetic and adjustable 360-degree wireless mount. It has a Qi pad and type-C charging port, is compatible with most smartphones, and has a built-in cooling fan to ensure your device doesn’t overheat. Use the code OCTSALE20 and get it for $37.59 (regularly $49).
KOBRA Wireless Car Scanner
The KOBRA scanner can unscramble more than 3,000 generic and manufacturer-specific trouble codes, so you can diagnose many car problems on the spot. All you need is a WiFi connection. Get it for only $11.99 (originally $49) by using the code OCTSALE20.
The Basecamp System: Tailgate Pad + Seats + Cooler
This tailgate system, which includes a pad, seats, and a cooler, straps onto your truck’s hatch. It also allows you to anchor down items securely, like wood, surfboards, bikes, and more. It’s usually $299, but you can use the code OCTSALE20 and get it for $207.99.
Autowit Cordless Tire Inflator
Filling your tires at gas station air pumps is inconvenient and annoying, and this cordless tire inflator saves you from that struggle. It’ll even shut off automatically when it hits the desired pressure. It’s regularly $69, but you can slash the price down to $47.99 with the code OCTSALE20.
Light Smart Solar Powered Parking Sensor
No onboard parking camera? Consider the Light Smart Sensor, which attaches to your car, syncs to your phone, and gives you both audio and video alerts if you get too close to something behind you. Plus, it runs on solar power. Slash the $129 price tag down to just $71.20 with the code OCTSALE20.
CarAIDE 18-in-1 Super Safety Jump Starter and Multi-Tool
The CardAIDE jump start your car without cables or another vehicle. It can also charge your phone, cut your seatbelts, or break your windows in the event of an emergency, function as a compass, be used as a flashlight or burglar alarm, and more. Get it for just $63.99 (regularly $99) using the code OCTSALE20.
5-in-1 Emergency Car Tool with Portable Power Bank
Keep this five-in-one emergency tool in your glovebox for potential incidents on the road. It offers up a flashlight, seatbelt cutter, glass breaker, and a portable power pack with 2,200mAh capacity in one compact package. Get it on sale for just $15.99 (regularly $25) with the code OCTSALE20.
Zone One Wireless Charging Car Holder
With a strong grip and 360-degree rotation, this car mount keeps your phone in place and at the optimal angle while you’re driving. It’s regularly $49, but you can get it for only $17.60 by using the code OCTSALE20 at checkout.
While it may look like a standard flashlight, the JumpSmart is actually a three-in-one accessory that can act as both a jump starter and a power bank. Use the code OCTSALE20 at checkout and knock the $119.99 price tag down to $95.99.
Rexing® V3 Dual Full HD WiFi Dash Cam
Get some reassurance on the road with this dash cam that delivers both forward-facing and cabin-facing views of what’s happening in 1080p. With the code OCTSALE20, you can get it for only $135.20 (regularly $199).
THINKCAR 1S: OBDII Full-Systems Car Scanner + Free Lifetime Subscription
The Kickstarter-funded THINKCAR 1S can give you a diagnosis of your car via its companion app, to which you’ll get a free lifetime subscription if you buy the scanner. The device is usually $54, but you can use the code OCTSALE20 to get it for only $29.59.
Add two charging ports to your car cigarette lighter and an extra four on a detachable hub with the ChargeHub V6. You can deliver juice to six smartphones, tablets, or portable gaming systems at once, making this a great road trip companion. Get it for just $31.99 with the code OCTSALE20.
Chargeworx Motion-Activated Wireless Charging Car Mount
Stick this car mount in your air vent, on your dashboard, or on your windshield, and get a good angle to navigate hands-free while charging your phone at the same time. It’s regularly $59, but you can get it on sale for $31.99 using the code OCTSALE20.
This 12V supercapacitor jump starter works to get your car started from only a spark. It’s also designed to function well in extreme weather conditions. Slash $49 off and get it for just $100 with the code OCTSALE20.
Orbit 960 4K Wi-Fi GPS Dashcam
Use this dash cam to capture footage at a resolution of 3840 x 2160, even when it’s dark out. It’s originally $219, but you can get it for only $143.99 when you use the code OCTSALE20 at checkout.
Classic Magnetic iceScreen™
The Classic Magnetic iceScreen keeps your windshield free of ice, snow, and frost throughout the winter — which also keeps you free of frustration. With the code OCTSALE20, you can knock the usual $29 price tag down to just $19.99.
Kelvin.7 Automotive Emergency Multi-Tool
This multi-tool is a seatbelt cutter, window breaker, hand-crank power generator and power supply, LED flashlight, and more all in one. It’s usually $49, but you can get it for only $31.99 with the code OCTSALE20.
ChargeHub V3: 3-Port USB Car Charger
Never worry about running out of power on long car rides with the ChargeHub V3. It adds three USB charging ports to your car that can juice up your gadgets with 2.4A max per port. Get it for $15.99 using the code OCTSALE20.
Infiniview Lite Digital Rear View Mirror & Dash Cam
This three-in-one package comes with a front and rear dash cam, 9.7-inch digital touch screen anti-glare mirror, and a rear view system to help you back up. Usually, it’s on sale for $249.99 — but you can get it for an extra 20% off with code OCTSALE20 and pay just $200.00.
FOBO Tire 2: Tire Pressure Monitoring System
FOBO Tire 2 is a pressure sensor that monitors tire pressure in real time. You can even set upper and lower thresholds for each axle. Get it today for just $127.20 when you use code OCTSALE20 at checkout.