Ideal for trips.
Haven't used the Squid yet as can't find an extension pole that is long enough when fully extended and short enough to not get caught on trees etc during walk-ins. Have looked for painters poles and window washers poles, but all seem to only compact to +1
Bought one of these in the States a year or two back, out of necessity, and have been amazed by its functionality and durability. Obviously, being made of plastic, you have to treat it with some respect, but overall a great, well designed gadget which is