If you travel a lot, you know how much of a hassle it can be to constantly look for electrical sockets to recharge your gadgets. The best way to avoid this is to have a portable energy source like a powerbank, or use gadgets that can be powered by batteries.

Battery use doesn’t have to be wasteful. For a good price, you can get rechargeable ones instead of the single-use disposables. Here, we have five of the best rechargeable AA batteries – some options even come with a charging bay if you don’t have one yet.

1. Energizer NH15BP-8 Rechargeable AA Batteries
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Taking pride as the world’s first rechargeable AA batteries made with 4% recycled batteries, Energizer NH15BP-8 Rechargeable AA Batteries packs a good 2300 mAh and can be recharged up to 500 times. Charged batteries can retain its charge for up to 12 months so you can recharge it right after it drains, store it, and just grab it when you need the power.

2. AmazonBasics AA Rechargeable Batteries
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AmazonBasics's Pack of 16 AA Rechargeable Batteries have the capacity of 2000 mAh. The batteries self-discharge slowly, allowing them to retain 80% of their capacity for up to two years. The pack comes pre-charged so you can use them immediately off the shelf for your digital camera or any gadget.

3. Panasonic BK-3MCCA8BA eneloop AA 2100 Cycle Ni-MH Pre-Charged Rechargeable Batteries, 8 Pack
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Panasonic BK-3MCCA8BA eneloop Rechargeable Batteries will save you money with its capacity to be recharged 2100 times, and its ability to maintain up to 70% of their charge for up to ten years when not in use. It is also very safe to recharge any time as it has no memory effect – whether partially or fully discharged, it will simply recharge up to its original capacity of 2000mAh.

4. POWEROWL 8 Pack Ni-MH Double A Batteries
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If you do not have a charger yet, you might want POWEROWL's 8 Pack Double A Batteries that come with a Smart 8 Bay Battery Charger. Charging is easy to monitor with a LED indicator, and it will automatically stop charging once the battery is full, thus preventing the overheating of your batteries.

5. EBL 2800mAh Ni-MH AA Rechargeable Batteries
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The eight-pack rechargeable batteries of EBL also comes with a Battery Charger that has two USB charging ports. The batteries have a high capacity of 2800 mAh, and its charger automatically turns to trickle charge once it nears its full capacity to prevent overcharging and overheating.