Trying to stay in shape while travelling can be challenging. No one wants to spend their well-earned vacation in a basement hotel gym. That’s why one of our favourite travel essentials is our Fitbit to help us keep track of our movement and make sure we get our 10,000 steps or more while we are away. To help pick out the right Fitbit for you, we’re answering some of your questions to help you find the which Fitbit will suit your travel style.

What is the best one for the price?

Fitbit’s most recently launched devices, Inspire, Inspire HR and Versa Lite are some of their most affordable devices to-date.

Versa Lite is ideal for those who have been looking to buy their first smartwatch but have maybe been discouraged by high costs. Retailing for only $199.95 CAD, Versa Lite packs a ton of smart features like smartphone notifications, clock faces and third-party apps, combined with Fitbit health tracking features you know and love like step, activity, calorie and sleep tracking.

Inspire HR is the brand’s most affordable and stylish 24/7 heart rate tracking device at $129.95 CAD. It offers all-day automatic activity, exercise and Sleep Stages tracking and much more all in a slim, lightweight, stylish design.

Fitbit Versa Lite
Product laydown photography for Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Photographer: Kevin Cremens

Which Fitbit can you swim with?

With the introduction of Inspire, Inspire HR and Versa Lite, all of Fitbit’s devices are now swim-proof. Whether you prefer a smartwatch, like Ionic, Versa or Versa Lite, or a fitness tracker like Charge 3, Inspire or Inspire HR, you can keep tabs on your health and fitness in the gym, at the pool – or wherever your day may take you!

Plus, for those looking to take their swim workouts to the next level, Fitbit Ionic, Versa and Charge 3 can track your laps, and even allow you to set a distance goal so your device will alert you once you’ve reached you’ve crushed your goal.

Fitbit Inspire
Product laydown photography for Fitbit Inspire., Photographer: Kevin Cremens

Which is the best Fitbit to keep you connected?

Life moves quickly, and having a wearable that can help you stay more connected when it matters makes a big difference. Fitbit Versa, at $249.95 CAD, is the perfect smartwatch to keep you connected. With real-time call, text and calendar alerts right on your wrist, plus third-party apps like Uber and Starbucks, you won’t miss a beat. Plus, Android users can take advantage of quick replies to send quick pre-populated or customizable replies to text messages and messaging apps.

And, if you’re feeling overwhelmed, Versa offers 2- and 5-minute guided breathing sessions that are synced to real-time variations in your heart rate, helping you to find a moment of calm in an otherwise hectic day.

Fitbit Versa
product photography of versa in box classic and Special Edition

Which Fitbit is the best for someone who likes outdoor adventure?

With its stylish, water resistant and durable design, Fitbit Ionic is ideal for someone who loves outdoor adventure. Water resistant up to 50 M and fitted with damage-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Ionic is ready to tackle any adventure you can dream up. Plus, with Ionic’s 5 battery life, you can continue the adventure for days on end.

Ionic also has onboard GPS, meaning you can leave your phone at home and really take in the scenery while still tracking details like pace and distance on a trail run.
Fitbit Ionic retails for $349.95 CAD.

Fitbit Ionic
Fitbit Ionic

Which one has the best fitness tracker?

Fitbit Charge 3 is Fitbit’s most advanced fitness tracker to-date. With all the features you’ve come to expect from the world’s leading global wearables brand, like step, sleep and activity tracking, Charge 3 also packs essential smart features like call, text and calendar alerts, helping to keep you connected to what matters most.

Retailing for $199.95 CAD, Charge 3’s slim and comfortable design and 7-day battery life makes this device a compelling option for anybody looking for a sleek, affordable tracker.

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Charge 3

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