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The TRAVEL MAT is the next ESSENTIAL you will grab with your passport, wallet and phone!!! Pre-order now by emailing us through our website:
The TRAVEL MAT is the next ESSENTIAL you will grab with your passport, wallet and phone!!! Pre-order now by emailing us through our website:
236 backers pledged AU$ 31,375 to help bring this project to life.

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Hemi (my 8 year old son) and I have been traveling since he was 3 months old. Before he came along I was a solo traveler for 15 years. We are a small New Zealand company based above Auckland. Our work has involved till now, mainly construction, but with work across South East Asia, I knew we had to do something about the travel situation.

We all know airline seats are uncomfortable and airlines are trying to cut costs wherever they can. Our comfort is not high on their priority list.

So we designed the TRAVEL MAT, an innovative new product that will take the economy class travelling experience to new comfort levels.

We know you will enjoy your Travel Mat as much as we do. I will NEVER travel without it!

Please read and watch our reviews of those that have been fortunate enough to try it.

Thanks for coming and supporting our campaign 

James and Hemi

 The TRAVEL MAT is a lightweight mattress and pillow combination, designed to fit comfortably in any aircraft seat, providing maximum comfort and support with an inbuilt multi-functional pillow. It is masterfully designed to roll up into a compact roll that can fit easily among your carry on luggage for ease of travelling.

Hemi and I launching Kickstarter
Hemi and I launching Kickstarter
 
                                      
on the forklift, in the van and on the forklift again...
on the forklift, in the van and on the forklift again...
                                      


                              

What will we do with your pledges?

  • Firstly - get your orders out (thanks)
  • Set up a continuous production line
  • Set up warehousing in the US (this is to accomodate our US clients that are lining up to sell our product - we do need a presence in the states)
  • Kickstarter allows us to offer it to countries around the world - we are not sure when we will have a permanent presence in AUS/NZ/EUROPE - this is why the next 28 days to join our mission is crucial!
 

Us at WORK in Phuket!

So your pledges are going to a good home, it will be a cleaner home if I don't have to sew travel mats myself!!!

thank you

James and Hemi 

https://www.thermalay.co.nz

Risks and challenges

CHALLENGES?

Finding the correct foam.

It is the DENSITY of the foam that makes the difference - this is why I recently travelled to China, I need to be sure that the foam we use will be the right foam for the job. I tested 3 grades of foam, making sure of firmness as well as easy rollability (if that is a word - lets make it one)

Sourcing professional sewers - I visited 2 factories, 1 was far superior to the other and the working conditions were great (family business outside of Hangzhou)

I am so excited to get this on the market - it has been a long 2 years but we are ready to LAUNCH,

thanks everyone for your support

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    Pledge AU$ 1 or more About US$ 0.72

    Help Hemi's Homeschooling

    Hemi will write your a postcard of thanks... by supporting us just a little bit (you will help push our project to the top of the list!!!)
    Either way thanks for visiting our site!

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    Pledge AU$ 7 or more About US$ 5

    Get HEMI writing!

    Pledge $7 or more and HEMI and I will send you a postcard from Thailand or wherever we might be at the time

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    Pledge AU$ 27 or more About $19

    Super Super Silly Early Bird

    I'm practically givin' them away!

    Well done on being an early supporter!!!

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    Pledge AU$ 35 or more About $25

    Super Early Bird LUV

    1 x the Travel Mat by thermalay over 60% off retail price (RRP $79USD $100AUD)
    (you Bali trippers that is $17.50 each way for the best flight you will ever have + shipping)

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    Pledge AU$ 45 or more About $32

    Early - ISH Bird

    1 x the Travel Mat by thermalay still over 50% off RRP
    (Flying the Atlantic? That is $17.50USD each way for the best flight possible in cattle class)

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    Early - ISH Bird

    1 x Travel Mat at over 50% off RRP

    Please note shipping costs

    $15AUD

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    Pledge AU$ 45 or more About $32

    Travel Mat for the Car/Van/Truck

    1 x Ultra Comfort Travel Mat for the car/van/truck/forklift/wheelchair

    NOTE: this does not have the neck pillow attached - It does have elastic to go around the seat to keep the Ultra Comfort in place

    45cm Wide
    95cm Long

    With the 2 inches of High Density Foam for your car seat

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    Pledge AU$ 45 or more About $32

    1 TRAVEL MAT NZ/AUS ONLY FREE Shipping

    Pledge $45

    Receive 1 Travel Mat August Delivery

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    Pledge AU$ 60 or more About $43

    Comfort is still in your grasp

    We do not know when the Travel Mat will be available in your area after Kickstarter - so book yours in TODAY!

    1 x the Travel Mat by thermalay - is that 40% off?

    (Cancelled flight due to weather??? How many times? Rest easy with us)

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    Comfort is still in your grasp

    1 xTravel Mat
    Is that still 40% off?

    Shipping $15AUD

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    Pledge AU$ 70 or more About $50

    1 x Travel Mat Free Shipping

    1 x Travel Mat - ships anywhere in the world free

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    Pledge AU$ 90 or more About $65

    Loving the Early Bird Action x 2

    2 x the Travel Mats by thermalay

    Surprise the Missus on your next trip abroad

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    Pledge AU$ 90 or more About $65

    Early Birds x 2

    2 x Travel Mats

    Surprise the missus on the next trip abroad

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    $30 AUD

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    Pledge AU$ 100 or more About $72

    Limited edition TM

    1 x travel mat limited edition
    Comes with a hood to block out light
    Blanket
    Comes in a compression sack

    Not sure when this will be released on a full scale

    Weight yet to be determined due to the extras

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    Pledge AU$ 130 or more About $93

    Going to Warwick with the wife and kids?

    4 x the Travel Mats by thermalay

    1 each for You, the wife and the kids

    (Perth - Lax - NYC - Lax - Perth that's $6usd $8AUD per segment/person for a blessed flight)

    4 pack comes with compression sack each

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    Pledge AU$ 160 or more About $115

    Super Early Bird Family Pack

    4 Travel Mats - Keep the family happy on those long flights...

    Each Travel Mat comes with a compression sack

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    $50AUD

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    Pledge AU$ 180 or more About $129

    4 pack for you, the wifey and the kids

    4 Travel Mats - those kids will be lovin' you pop!

    "Go on Dad, can we please have a travel mat? Can we? Huh? Huh?"

    4 pack comes with compression sack each

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    Pledge AU$ 500 or more About $359

    Corporate Logo - highly visible x 5

    TAX DEDUCTIBLE!!!

    Travel Mat can help your back and help you get TAX BACK!!!!

    5 x the Travel Mats by thermalay with your corporate logo or any logo (logos need to be checked as insensitive logos cannot be approved)

    Please Note: Before you pledge be sure you have copyright permission.

    Feel free to contact me

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    Pledge AU$ 1,000 or more About $719

    Stay with us in Thailand

    1 x the Travel Mats by thermalay
    5 nights in a self contained unit above our house in PHUKET
    I will cook you my famous chicken schnitzel
    Take our 3 dogs as much as you like to the beach
    I will take you on on a tour of Phuket as we know it
    Stay in a bamboo cabin on a lake in Koh Sok NP my favourite place in Thailand

    Email me to book in dates plus for any advice you need for travel through SE Asia

    Flights not included obviously

    Travel mats sent in August

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    Pledge AU$ 2,000 or more About $1,438

    Outback Adventure with Hemi and I

    2 x the Travel Mats by thermalay
    Having travelled across Australia 4 or 5 times we will take you to some of our favourite spots in the Top End of Australia
    This will be a 1-ish week trip from Darwin Australia
    Flights not included
    (May - August only)

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    Pledge AU$ 11,000 or more About $7,908

    I will drop off my favourite painting

    1 x the Travel Mat by thermalay
    1 x my favourite painting hand delivered

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Funding period

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