Gearbox: The Best of February!

Gearbox: The Best of February!
Guarantee the safety of your valuables with Tag9's latest security tags,

Here's a list of items that you simply can't do without this February. From safety to convenience, we have it all thought out

OT Staff
March 08 , 2019
03 Min Read


In the Arthurian context, the Excalibur is the ultimate emblem of protection—and perhaps style too. So when it comes to travel bags, you’d expect one that goes by that name to be a veritable fortress, and a rather dashing one at that. With Carlton, given their 40-plus years in the game making tough-yet-stylish business travel luggage, both these aspects are pretty much guaranteed. Their latest Excalibur Plus range, an upgrade on the existing Excalibur, is made of lightweight polycarbonate, sport dual wheels for a smoother stroll, expanders to make the bag bigger on the inside, and TSA-compatible locks. They also come with zips guaranteed to frustrate the stickiest of fingers. Like all other Carlton products, these bags also have the stamp of the best of British design and quality. Available in a deep carbon black and a grey-brown taupe, and in three size variants. (From INR 5,500;



Our worst fear? Losing our passport or valuables while travelling. Tag8 takes charge by providing security tags with NFP chips and reimbursement guarantees for bags, phones and passports with a 24x7 customer support desk, a reward programme for the finder and the ability to return the items to your doorstep. Their code traces lost items from more than 2,800 airports. You simply need to register the valuable and let tag8 work its magic. (From INR 349; 



Light, tough and precise—essential qualities in a diver’s watch, like Luminox’s new Scott Cassell Deep Dive 1550 series. These quartz timepieces feature 46mm carbon-based lightweight cases, with sapphire crystal anti-reflective coating, screw-down crown and a patented bezel-locking system. The watches are water resistant up to 300m. (From INR 49,713;



Would you pay good money for air in a bottle? If you’re among the growing breed who keep an air quality index app at hand, that question probably doesn’t seem outlandish at all. Good news—you can now buy packaged air over the counter at any chemist’s in the form of MyOxy disposable cans. These are the first FDA-approved medical-grade pure oxygen available in India. Sold in light, portable cans, they carry 99 per cent oxygen and have a breathing mask incorporated. Apart from counteracting air pollution, MyOxy can be used in any situation that causes low oxygen levels in the body, like altitude sickness, jet lag, breathlessness, stress and so on. Trekkers, mountaineers and athletes in high-endurance or extreme sports who need supplemental oxygen ought to find this a blessing. A seamless, joint-less design of the can guarantees zero risk of explosion. (INR 399;



If you are a frequent traveller, then you understand the hassle of packing and unpacking. Living out of a suitcase is never easy, especially if you are not the overly organised type. Vasco comes to the rescue, with travelling cubes that fit in your bag like a puzzle waiting to be solved. Their range includes cubes for electronics, toiletries, travel wallets, shoe bags, laptop sleeves, etc: you can pick one or get the whole set. (From $129;

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