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This $12 car mount (over 75% off!) is key for road trips

by Staff

Almost every state has a hands-free driving policy (as in, don’t do it!), but not every car has built-in GPS, Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. So what should you do if you have zero directional sense, like me? Easy: Use a phone holder. These nifty little devices can keep your cell positioned so you can hear it or glance at it without taking your eyes off the road — perfect for long-haul getaways. Also perfect: You can snag a particularly useful and versatile one for just $12.

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This holder works with almost any model phone and vehicle. Mount it to your dashboard, windshield or vent without leaving a trace when you remove it.

$12 at Amazon

Why is this a good deal?

If you need your phone nearby while driving, either for GPS or as a streaming device for music, you need to be hands-free. Trust us: It’s a lot less expensive than a ticket, especially when you can pick this mount up for just $12 — that’s over 75% off! It’s not the lowest price we’ve ever seen, but it’s pretty darn cheap, and you can’t put a price on safety.

Why do I need this?

Many phone holders struggle to maintain their grip when the temperatures start to climb (or drop), but not this one. The Suuson can maintain its adhesion in temperatures ranging from –4°F to 203°F. If you remove it and it loses its stickiness, a quick rinse with soap and water will make it like new again.

As for why you need this, we’ll reiterate: Most states have hands-free driving laws. You can pay a pricey fine if you’re caught glancing down at your phone. Not to mention, it’s just plain dangerous not to look at the road.

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Hold, please. Here’s the smart way to watch where you’re going while you, um, watch where you’re going. (Amazon)

What reviewers say

“It’s been a game changer for my daily commute,” one reviewer said. “This car phone holder has made my daily commute safer and more convenient. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a reliable and affordable solution to keep their phone within reach while driving.”

“I love how it hooks onto the air vent rather than grips it,” said this motorist, who learned the hard way. “With the two support arms, it doesn’t put any weight on the air vents, which grip-style do; they’ve worn out the hinges on my previous cars’ vents.”

Another shopper wrote, “I recently bought this phone holder for my car, and it has exceeded all of my expectations. I used the AC vent mount, and it is very sturdy and remains intact while driving. The adjustable arms firmly hold my phone, even during bumpy roads or sudden stops. It is easily adjustable and super easy to install, so I was able to rotate it to get the perfect angle for my needs. Overall, this product is outstanding and I would highly recommend others give it a try.”

“Works great,” said one customer. “Only downside is that it’s bulky.”

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Stop keeping your phone in your lap or the center console! Keep it on the dash, where you can easily glance at it — but mostly, keep your eyes on the road. 

$12 at Amazon

While we’re talking cars… If you spend a lot of time behind the wheel, you might struggle to keep your ride shipshape, in which case: Meet your two new best friends:

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Just press this goo into your car’s vents, around the shifter and in any other hard-to-clean spaces, then watch the grime disappear when you pull it away. It’s as miraculous as it is practical.

$7 at Amazon

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Cars get messy. That’s just how it is. Cut the clutter with this waterproof car trash can, available in 18 colors and patterns.

$10 at Amazon

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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