Five space-saving Apple Lightning cables

De-clutter your carry-on with these cord-cutting contraptions for iPhone and iPad users

ONE … Native Union TAG

It looks like a luggage tag, but this tiny leather sheath contains a pull-out Apple Lightning-USB cable. Sold in brown and black leather.

02 Native Union TAGTWO … Fuse Chicken Armor Charge

If you’re in a hotel rooms where the power is far from your bed, this one-metre long cable is ideal for night time – and it’s extra tough for travel, too.

07 Fuse Chicken Armor ChargrTHREE … Nomad CLIP Carabiner

Don’t climb a mountain with it, but this carabiner clips onto a bag or belt with ease. As well as USB and Apple Lightning, a microUSB version is available. Why not travel with both?

04 Nomad CLIP CarabinerFOUR … Verbatim 2 in 1 Sync & Charge

If you’re using both Apple and Android gear, this cable goes both ways thanks to a convertible ‘hat’, so you only have to travel with one cable.

01 Verbatim 2 in 1 Sync & ChargeFIVE … mophie USB cable travel kit

Mini cables for every eventuality, that’s what this mophie package is for, though we advise you ditch the hard carry case before setting-off. .

06 mophie USB cable travel kit