USB-C external hard drives and SSDs are becoming more widely available these days. The Seagate Fast SSD 1TB not only has plenty of capacity for your files but also delivers speed up to 540MB/s. It has a shock resistant, lightweight design and comes with a convenient folder syncing software.
You can use a USB-C or USB-C to USB-A cable to use this. Sets you back under $240 at this time.