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Occasionally I see some interesting travel related products being crowd funded that I think you guys might be interested in.  We’ve talked about Fluent Forever (an app to learn languages), and the Voyage Travel Bag among others. Here’s a few of the travel related crowd funded projects that I’ve seen

Travel related Kickstarters:



Today I wanted to talk a bit about the Cleansebot – the world’s first bacteria killing robot. I know this is only tangentially related to travel, but it was just so cool looking I had to share. One of its features IS the ability to clean / sanitize hotel beds and other surfaces you come into contact with while traveling (see below), so I guess that’s the angle 🙂

It is on Kickstarter only through this SUNDAY (January 6th). All Kickstarter links may pay me a commission if you boost the project through my link.

Cleansebot – bacteria killing robot features

The Cleansebot bacteria killing robot is made to disinfect and clean beds and other surfaces from germs, mold, bacteria, dust mites or other creepy-crawlies.

The idea is that when you travel, you’re exposed to more bacteria and germs than you get in your normal life. Cleansebot is built to sanitize and disinfect using UV-C light. In an independent study, it killed 99.9% of all E.coli bacteria.

Here are a few pictures of the Cleansebot bacteria killing robot

a man throwing a ball in a bed

In addition to the under-blanket mode (pictured above), you can operate it in handheld mode or power bank mode

a person holding a round white object

a bed with a white bed and a white text

Cleansebot bacteria killing robot video

Here’s a video showing off some of the different options and features of the Cleansebot bacteria killing robot

Cleansebot bacteria killing robot backing levels and cost

The Cleansebot bacteria killing robot is on Kickstarter and has currently raised over USD$1,000,000 from a $3,000 goal. Here are a few of the levels that you can back the project at

  • USD$99 for 1 Cleansebot with charging cable and cover (this is 65% off of the planned retail price of $259)
  • USD$198for 2 Cleansebots with charging cable and cover
  • USD$289 for 3 Cleansebots with charging cable and cover
  • USD$369 for 4 Cleansebots with charging cable and cover
  • USD$450 for 5 Cleansebots with charging cable and cover
  • USD$860 for 10 Cleansebots with charging cable and cover

Again, here is the link to back the Cleansebot bacteria killing robot kickstarter – you have only until Sunday January 6th at 11:04 a.m. EST to back the project, and the Cleansebot bacteria killing robot is currently scheduled to ship in April 2019

What do you think of this robot?  Planning on backing this?  Leave your experience in the comments!


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