Nomad Tracking Card Review: A Better Wallet Tracker Than AirTags

The Lowdown

The Nomad Tracking Card is an exceptional product that combines sleek design and advanced functionality. While an AirTag will still be the best option for tracking items like keys and bags, the Tracking Card offers a thinner profile for wallets coupled with the convenience of wireless charging.



  • Thin and light
  • Works with the Apple Find My tracking service
  • Rechargeable
  • Long battery life


As a fan of Nomad products, I was thrilled to get my hands on their latest release, the Nomad Tracking Card. This innovative device is designed to solve a common problem many of us face—misplacing our wallets. And boy, do I misplace my wallet… frequently. It is thin, rechargeable, and a great EDC addition.

Nomad Tracking Card in the retail box.

Having used an AirTag connected to my wallet for the past year, I can attest to the importance of having a reliable tracking solution; the tech has saved me more than once.

However, the Nomad Tracking Card offers several significant improvements, making it a game-changer in tracking technology.

Nomad Tracking Card in a slim wallet.

The Nomad Tracking Card is a marvel of design and engineering. It’s as thin as a credit card, which means it fits seamlessly into any wallet without adding bulk, which is a major upgrade from the AirTag; while effective, an AirTag is noticeably bulkier.

The sleek and minimalist design of the Nomad Tracking Card is not only aesthetically pleasing but also highly practical.

Charging the Nomad Tracking Card with a MagSafe charger.

And it’s rechargeable.

The Nomad Tracking Card shown as being tracked in the iOS "Find My" app.

Nomad Tracking Card Key Features:

  • Slim Design: The Nomad Tracking Card’s standout feature is its ultra-slim profile. At just the thickness of a standard credit card, it easily fits into any wallet compartment, ensuring you don’t have to compromise on space or comfort.
  • Wireless Charging: Another significant advantage is its wireless charging capability. Unlike the AirTag, which requires battery replacement, the Nomad Tracking Card charges wirelessly using the same MagSafe or Qi charger you use for your phone. This incredibly convenient feature ensures that your tracking card is always ready to go. The battery life is impressive, lasting up to five months on a single charge.
  • Advanced Tracking: The Nomad Tracking Card offers the same robust tracking capabilities as the AirTag. It connects seamlessly to your phone, allowing you to locate your wallet with pinpoint accuracy. Whether you’ve left it at a café or buried deep in your couch cushions, the Nomad Tracking Card ensures you can find it quickly and easily.

Nomad Tracking Card shown in packaging.

Using the Tracking Card has been great. As someone who frequently misplaces their wallet, I’ve found it to be a timesaver that has kept me from running around the house trying to find it when it is misplaced.

The slim design means I no longer have to deal with the added bulk of an AirTag, and the wireless charging feature significantly improves battery replacement.

One particular instance stands out where the Nomad Tracking Card saved the day: After a late-night gathering, I left my wallet at a friend’s house. The following morning, I couldn’t find it anywhere. Panic set in until I remembered my Nomad Tracking Card. A quick check on my iPhone showed me exactly where it was, and I was able to retrieve it without any fuss.

Nomad Tracking Card charging on a MagSafe charger.

The Tracking Card is an exceptional product that combines sleek design and advanced functionality. While an AirTag will still be the best option for tracking items like keys and bags, the Tracking Card offers a thinner profile for wallets coupled with the convenience of wireless charging.

The Nomad Tracking Card is a must-have accessory for anyone who frequently misplaces their wallet. It enhances the functionality of your everyday carry and provides peace of mind, knowing that your wallet can always be found when misplaced through the Apple “Find My” service.

The Nomad Tracking Card sells for $40; it is available directly from the manufacturer.

Source: Manufacturer supplied review sample

What I Like: Thin and light; Works with the Apple Find My tracking service: Rechargeable; Long battery life

What Needs Improvement: Nothing

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.

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