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bose quietcomfort 45 noise canceling headphones

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Noise-canceling headphones aren’t necessities, per se, but they do make holiday travel more bearable. You’ll appreciate having a pair (or find yourself wishing you did) when you board your flight to find you’re seated near three crying toddlers and a very talkative group, as you clutch a book that you’re hoping to read in peace. The first noise-canceling headphones were born out of frustration on a similarly noisy flight and, luckily, the Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones are currently on sale on Amazon.

Bose QuietComfort 45 Headphones

QuietComfort 45 Headphones

Bose QuietComfort 45 Headphones

Now 24% Off

We named this particular set one of the best noise-canceling headphones for the fact that it charges quickly (in just 15 minutes, the QuietComfort 45 can power up enough for three hours of wireless usage) and connects via Bluetooth or with an included audio cable, so you can listen beyond the 24-hour wireless charge.

Many reviewers on Amazon say these QuietComfort headphones are some of the best they’ve found for noise cancelation. There are two noise settings: aware and quiet. Aware lets in some of the sounds around you, helpful if you’re waiting for your group number to be called, while quiet blocks them out. Plus, you can adjust the bass, mid-range, and treble levels to be just the way you like them.

And though the QuietComfort headphones are usually more affordable than the Bose 700 (which earned the title of Best Overall Noise-Canceling Headphones), the QuietComfort are currently discounted, making them even more so, less than $250.

If you have travel ahead of you in the new year or just need to keep the noise at bay at home or in the office, grab a pair of these Bose headphones while they’re cheaper.

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