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Protect you and your vehicle from hot temperatures this summer

Wednesday, June 22nd 2022, 8:20 am - There’s nothing pleasurable about climbing into a hot car on a sunny day. Use these items to keep you and your vehicle as cool as possible.

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EcoNour Car Windshield Sun Shade with Storage Pouch

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Whether you park your car for hours at work, at the mall, or in your own driveway, this sun shade for windshields can help save your car’s interior and accessories from UV damage while keeping the inside of your car cooler on hot summer days. This shade comes in a variety of sizes with compact storage thanks to the small pouch it folds into.

Why you need it:

  • Protect your interior from harmful UV rays
  • Keep your car’s temperature at an optimal level
  • Rated 4.3 out of 5 based on an impressive 64,000 reviews

Car Sun Shades for Passengers (2 Pack)

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We’ve recommended this product before and as a bestseller on, this car window shade provides UV protection, cuts the sun’s glare, reduces heat, and prevents your passengers from getting burned or overheated. It was designed with kids in mind but adds shade for anyone in the back seat, including pets.

Why you need it:

  • Provides SPF 30+ equivalent protection
  • Universal fit and easy to install
  • Rated 4 out of 5 based on more than 1,000 reviews

READ MORE: 5 simple solutions for sun protection

Battery Operated Flexible Fan with Tripod Clip-On

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This fan was designed for babies but is suitable for all ages. When your baby rides in a rear-facing car seat, they don’t get the same flow of air conditioning that other passengers have. This flexible fan easily attaches to your car’s headset for a cool breeze. Similarly, you can attach it to just about anything to achieve 360-degree air circulation for adults, kids, or pets.

Why you need it:

  • Cool air, anywhere
  • Cordless and powered by a rechargeable battery
  • Rated 4.4 out of 5 based on an impressive 22,400 reviews

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Gel Seat Cushion

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Leather seats in sizzling summer temperatures can get sticky and uncomfortable! A good gel seat cushion will not only disperse pressure and relieve the pain of sitting in one position for long periods of time but will also reduce heat transfer from your body to the seat. This cushion is both physically cooling and breathable. It comes with a machine washable non-slip cover.

Why you need it:

  • Avoid sitting on a hot seat
  • Suitable for cars, wheelchairs, or office chairs
  • Rated 4.3 out of 5 based on more than 1,700 reviews

High Road SnackStash Car Cooler Bag

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If you have a long drive ahead of you, fill up this insulated car cooler bag with all the snacks and drinks you’ll need along the way. It saves space in your car as you can attach it to the back of the front seat. It’s also fully lined and leakproof and claims to keep things chilled for up to 36 hours. When you’re ready to take a swig of ice-cold water, it’s waiting for you.

Why you need it:

  • Keep snacks and drinks chilled for road trips
  • Holds up to eight 16 oz. bottles or 15 cans with additional pockets for storage
  • Rated 4.4 out of 5 based on more than 700 reviews

Like what you see? Check out our Shop the Weather articles for more must-have product recommendations.

Our trusted Product Specialists recommend high-quality items that we think will enhance your experience with Canadian weather conditions. Prices and availability of items are accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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