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An eco-friendly, compact, ergonomic sleep solution designed by a rocket scientist. Get the best rest you've ever had while traveling!
An eco-friendly, compact, ergonomic sleep solution designed by a rocket scientist. Get the best rest you've ever had while traveling!
1,875 backers pledged $54,864 to help bring this project to life.

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PowerSiesta: The Ultimate Sleep Solution for Travel

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PowerSiesta is the best way to sleep while traveling on planes, trains, or buses. With PowerSiesta you'll sleep better, deeper, and longer without back or neck strain – so you can arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and ready to go!

PowerSiesta is eco-friendly, lightweight, and easy to use. Just pop it open, wrap your arms around it, rest your head on top, and relax.

PowerSiesta's ergonomic shape — designed by an actual rocket scientist — works with the natural form of your body to alleviate muscle tension, so you can rest more deeply.

Simply open, fit the inside flaps together, place on top of your tray table and relax! When you're done simply fold it flat and slip it in your laptop bag or carry-on luggage with no extra bulk. Embark on your adventure well-rested and refreshed!

Because sleeping while traveling shouldn’t be a nightmare! Aren’t you tired of sleeping on planes with your head flopped back and your mouth wide open? Of waking up with your face buried deep into a stranger’s shoulder? Aren’t you tired of arriving at your destination TIRED and aching all over from uncomfortable sleep? Of course you are – and so are your fellow passengers!

Say no to uncomfortable, embarrassing sleeping positions wreaking havoc on your wellbeing – and just say to PowerSiesta! PowerSiesta lets you sleep (almost) wherever, and whenever you like, in unparalleled comfort. The sturdy, ergonomically-designed PowerSiesta ensures you get the high quality sleep you need, so you can relax completely and arrive at your destination looking fresh as a daisy, and feeling like a million bucks. Designed by travelers for travelers, PowerSiesta has worried about all the technical bits – so you can just focus on having an awesome nap.

You can also upgrade your PowerSiessta with this washable, ultra-compact and comfy slide-on pillow that makes napping on the go even more comfortable and easy. It’s your PowerSiesta, upgraded! Just add $5 for every slide-on PowerSiesta pillow you’d like to receive,

When simply looking at PowerSiesta for the first time, some doubt its ability to support high quality sleep. But after trying it out, users’ feedback has all been the same: that the PowerSiesta napper is an incredibly comfortable tool they would happily add to their travel essentials.

Get the sleep of your dreams — no matter how you choose to get there. PowerSiesta can be used in various ways depending on mode of transportation and preference. From commuting train journeys to long haul flights – wherever you go, PowerSiesta is ready to come along with you.

With a pillow or folded jacket or scarf on top, travelers can wrap their arms around it, rest their head and drift off to dreamland for hours at a time
With a pillow or folded jacket or scarf on top, travelers can wrap their arms around it, rest their head and drift off to dreamland for hours at a time

PowerSiesta is the simple, lightweight, and affordable solution for comfortable napping on the go. Ergonomically designed to allow your head to rest at a natural angle, PowerSiesta protects your neck and shoulders from unnecessary strain and damage. When not in use, the lightweight PowerSiesta is the size of a magazine, easy to take with you wherever you go. Then, when it’s time for another siesta, it pops open in seconds.

Other solutions are not only uncomfortable, embarrassing and bulky, but many are also made with materials that have a negative impact on the environment. Typical neck pillows are usually made with PET synthetic stuffing; polyurethane memory foam that can emit VOCs and other harmful chemicals; or polystyrene microbeads that are notoriously slow to biodegrade.

PowerSiesta is the comfortable, easy-to-clean, and environmentally friendly alternative that you can use over and over again – a welcome change from old-fashioned plastic pillows or dorky inflatable doodads. It's is made from high-grade corrugated cardboard which is durable enough to be used over and over and resists stains thanks to it's smooth finish, but still 100% recyclable.

Can’t wait to get snoozing on the go in comfort? Then join us on Kickstarter and get your hands (and head) on your very own PowerSiesta – we’ve got a bunch of exciting rewards to ensure all your power nap needs are covered.

Whether you want one just for yourself, or share the gift of good napping with friends and family, we’ll have a reward to fit you like a pair of snug pajamas. Our reward packs range from early bird PowerSiestas to awesome multi-pack deals.

But be quick – don’t snooze and lose. Early power nappers get the best deals! Get one for yourself, and for everyone you think deserve to nap comfortably, anytime and anywhere. Pledge now, pick the PowerSiesta deal of your dreams – and get ready to nap happily ever after.

Holiday shopping? PowerSiesta makes a great gift! While we won't be shipping in time for the 2016 holidays, drop us a line at martina@powersiesta.com and we'll email you an awesome PDF gift card so your friends and loved ones will have something to unwrap for the holidays!

Back this project to get your PowerSiesta. What are you waiting for? Never have another uncomfortable flight again! Join the sleep revolution and click that green button.

Friends don’t let friends sleep in funny positions while pics are being taken of them. So take a few seconds to share the love (and the sleep) with your friends, too:

Horacio Trucco, Martina Trucco and Luigi Gonzalez
Horacio Trucco, Martina Trucco and Luigi Gonzalez

We are PowerSiesta, LLC – a sustainable and socially responsible, family-owned design company with a passion for helping to make travelers' journeys more comfortable. As frequent travelers ourselves, we know how difficult it can be to arrive at your destination feeling well-rested and refreshed when you’re sitting in economy class. Unsatisfied with other solutions on the market, we took it upon ourselves to come up with a more convenient and comfortable way to sleep on flights, buses, and trains.

We also want to make a positive impact on the world we live in. That's why after the campaign, once our business is up and running, we’re committed to making donations to children's shelters around the world, because we believe that everybody deserves a good night's sleep.

Our first charitable partner will be Hogar Infantil Jesus Nazareno in Isabela, Puerto Rico.

We plan to expand contributions to the following organizations among other highly effective children’s charities:

Please note: per Kickstarter guidelines, we will not use this crowdfunding project to raise funds for charity. We plan to continue our commitment to social reponsbility outside of Kickstarter, and want to share our mission with our backer community.

We started with the mission of finding a better, more comfortable way to sleep while traveling. Horacio, an aeronautical engineer with over 50 years of experience and 10 issued and pending patents for his inventions, came up with the first idea for the PowerSiesta. He and Luigi then spent over 18 months of research and development optimizing the design of the PowerSiesta for maximum comfort in the simplest form possible.

Now, almost two years later after lots of ideation and extensive testing and prototyping, we're thrilled to share our patent-pending PowerSiesta with you.

We can’t wait to have your support! Have questions or comments? Please leave a comment or send us a message!

Try it. If you don't love it, send it back. 100% Money Back guarantee.

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Risks and challenges

We have been developing and testing PowerSiesta for almost two years to ensure that our final product is the best possible design made with the best materials. It’s taken a lot of hard work...and a lot of test-naps to get there! Our team brings together the right kinds of experience we need to be successful: Horacio is an experienced engineer, Luigi is an expert in product development, manufacturing and problem-solving, and Martina brings a wealth of experience in strategy and marketing to the team.

Though there is always the possibility of setbacks when bringing a product to market, we've integrated mechanisms into our plan to avoid delays delivering rewards to backers should any unforeseen circumstances arise. PowerSiesta's design is finalized and our manufacturers are lined up and ready to go after the campaign. We are just waiting for you to let us know how many to produce. Our estimated delivery date is based on a conservative estimate - if we get our PowerSiestas sooner, our backers will be the first to know.

In the unlikely event that despite these measures, something comes up, we promise to keep our communication with backers both frequent and transparent throughout the fulfillment process.

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    1x Power Napper + Pillow Add-On

    Road Warriors, get your very own PowerSiesta + the soft and super comfy pillow add-on! Check out the description for pics.
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    Traveling couple, for your honeymoon or your next trip, get your very own PowerSiesta! And they come with FREE US SHIPPING!

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    2x Early Power Couple + Pillow Add-On

    Traveling couple, for your honeymoon or your next trip, get your very own PowerSiesta + two soft and super comfy pillow add-ons! Check out the description for pics.! And they come with FREE US SHIPPING!

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    Meeting With The Founders

    Get the chance to meet with our founders Luigi, Martina and Horacio over Skype or in person anytime starting January 2017. We can discuss anything regarding product design, intellectual property, manufacturing or even your life goals!

    - Luigi is an entrepreneur and executive with over 30 years of experience. He has founded four companies, leveraging a broad background in retail, design and his acumen as a licensed insurance broker.

    - Martina is a marketing and strategy professional with over 15 years of experience in high tech, ranging from co-founder of an early tablet PC start-up to leading a world-class technical marketing team.

    - Horacio is an aeronautical engineer and scientist with over 50 years of experience, an inventor on over 10 issued and pending US patents, and has authored over 40 technical publications.

    *Flight and accommodation not included if you would like to visit us in San Juan, Puerto Rico

    We can't wait to meet you and help you with your own exciting idea.

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