Everyone loses their charger at some point. USB charger cables are handy to have around for when this happens. Most are a handy pocked size making them perfect to take with you on the go, ideal for holidays and long trips. Not to mention that every household has a spare USB wall plug lying around from an old phone or device, and those pair great with a Switch USB cables or 3DS charger cables as well as PS Vita USBs for consoles. Not forgetting micro usb cables for PS4 controller chargers & xbox one controller cables too.