5 Stylish Headphones Perfect For Your Next Trip

From your daily commute to a long flight, it's hard to travel anywhere without headphones.

July 19, 2018

By Sam Nar / Photo: Pexels

While blasting your smartphone speakers so the whole world can listen to your Spotify playlist might be fun for you, your fellow passengers on your next flight would certainly view headphones as a travel necessity. Looking to trade out your current earbuds for something new? Here’s a list of some of our faves.

1. Bose QuietComfort

Perfect for die-hard audiophiles, these Bose QuietComfort headphones are equipped to sync with your smartphone so you won’t miss important notifications. They’re comfortable, too, despite their bulky size. If you’re worried about battery life, these headphones pack a good 20 hours of use before you’ll need to charge them again, more than enough time for a long journey. $449, bose.ca

2. Jaybird RUN

Jaybird’s wireless earbuds are a great alternative to Apple AirPods. Featuring crisp sound quality and a comfortable fit, these buds are great if you bike or run to work—no snagging wires here. You’ll get a good 12 hours of battery life out of them (barring that, there’s always the fast charging case included). Afraid they’ll get lost? Not to worry, Jaybird’s got an app you can download on your smartphone to locate your earbuds if they’re misplaced. $229, jaybirdsport.com

3. Beats by Dre Solo 3 Wireless

Any respectable fashionista knows that headphones need to look as great as they sound and Dre‘s portable Beats headphones definitely hit the mark. Choose from an array of colours including white, rose gold and silver, with your choice of a matte or gloss finish. While they look sleek, these headphone are more than just a fashion accessory. They offer a whopping 40 hours of battery life, so we’re guessing you could probably take them on a round-trip flight to Australia and still have a bit of juice left. $329, beatsbydre.com

4. Creative Sound Blaster JAM

Many of us want great-sounding headphones without having to fork over hundreds of dollars. Creative Sound Blaster offers just that. For just $40, these simple-yet-stylish headphones are lightweight and offer strong sound quality—particularly in the bass department—making them a great budget option for your everyday commute.  us.creative.com

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5. BeatsX Wireless

In addition to some impressive, clear sound, these earbuds by Dre offer a “Fast Fuel” feature, meaning you can get up to two hours of playback time with just a five-minute charge. So despite the 8-hour battery life, these buds are perfect for any journey. $179, beatsbydre.com

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