Take the guesswork out of what to buy the traveling friend or family member in your life. We've compiled a list of 25 gift ideas for that special travel addict in your life. From travel essential and safety items, to the “why didn't I think of that” gifts!
Christmas is just around the corner, get a head start on those gift ideas for your traveling friends and family. Or perhaps you're looking at a few ideas for YOUR next travel adventure. Enjoy our current list of 25 gift ideas for travelers below (they're in no particular order). We'll be sure to add or update this list as we discover new and useful travel products.
25 gift ideas for travelers
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Apple Air-Tags – In the event you still wish to check in your luggage, we'd strongly encourage you to purchase Apple Air-Tags to place in your bags. We had checked bags for our most recent trip and we were able to see where our bags were at all times. Should your baggage get lost, you'll be able to assist the agents to it's whereabouts. This item can also be purchased in a 4 PACK SET when available.
THIS ITEM IS EXTREMELY HARD TO GET SINCE TRAVEL REOPENED POST PANDEMIC. IF IT SHOWS “AVAILABLE” IN YOUR LINK, YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER ADDING IT TO YOUR CART BEFORE THEY'RE OUT OF STOCK AGAIN.
Family Passport Holder – Don't get caught searching bags and pockets for passports and other important travel documents. Keep everything at an easy and accessible reach with this waterproof passport and document holder. It comes with RFID Blocking and space for 5 credit cards and cash. Also a handy strap to keep your house or car keys from disappearing into they abyss of your suitcase.
Waterproof Crossbody Backpack – It’s a multipurpose bag that can be used as sling bag, sling backpack, crossbody shoulder bag, hiking bag, travel chest bag, messenger bag, business bag. Perfect for Travel, Gym Sport, Hiking, camping, biking, family trip, office, school, and other occasions…it’s light and comfortable to carry around. Enjoy an easier and more convenient travels!
Flex Flap Phone and Tablet Holder – Created by a flight attendant who saw a need for a phone stand that would allow you to watch movies and TV shows on long flights with your personal device. The Flex Flap can be used by anyone with it's simple and flexible design. This phone holder makes for a great gift for birthdays and holidays. It's sleek and compact design can be easily returned to it's original flat form to fit into any bag, purse or suitcase.
Mini Power Bank – Ultra-compact portable power bank 10,000mAh PD 3.0 & QC 3.0 portable chargers. Pocket Size and lightweight. Built-in safeguards protect your devices against excessive current, overheating, and overcharging.
Collapsible Water Bottle – When you just don't have room for your regular water bottle in your carry-on, why not take advantage of this collapsible water bottle. This silicone water bottle collapses down to a slim 1.5 inch profile to easily fit in your pocket, a backpack, a carry on, or nearly anywhere else.
Essential Burt's Bees Travel Kit – Give the gift of healthy, glowing skin with this Travel Size Gift Set! Not only do these natural products make the perfect stocking stuffer, but they nourish skin throughout the winter to keep your loved ones glowing on the inside & out. Choose from a variety of different sets or individual pieces.
RFID Blocking Sleeves – Advanced RFID secure sleeve designed to protect credit cards, money cards, identification cards from electronic fraud or theft. These shields are a superb credit/debit card protector, or for passport holder RFID blocking to provide superior travel security.
Door Stop Alarm For Traveling – If you are a solo traveler who prefers a little extra security in hotel rooms or your VRBO, then this is a must have in your travel essentials bag. Place this doorstop INSIDE your hotel room for extra security should someone try to gain access to your room. Not only will this stop them from coming in, it will also sound an alarm for you to call for help.
7 Set Packing Cubes – To utilize the most space in your luggage, check out one of our favourite packing items. I personally love these packing cubes! ( I have two sets for myself) as they save space in my luggage and make unpacking and repacking a breeze! These are great for both hand and checked luggage.
Collapsible Garment Organizer – Ideal for the traveler who prefers to stay fully compact and organized with one carry on bag. This hangable organizer goes straight from your suitcase to the closet. One luggage organizer bag is all you need to meet your multiple packing needs, while providing the ultimate convenience for your trips.
Sink Suds Travel Size Laundry Soap – You've kept your clothes organized with your packing cubes or hangable garment organizer, now it's time to keep those clothes clean! These travel sized laundry packs are a fantastic addition to any travelers toiletry bag. no more expensive hotel laundry service, quickly, safely, and easily wash clothes right from the convenience of your hotel sink (or bath tub)
Foldable Travel Slippers – If you're like me, you get a little creeped out by what might have been on your hotel room floor…so, with that said, travel slippers are always a must in my suitcase! For men and women, these are a great hygienic option for using in hotels, airplanes, spas and more.
Mens Toiletry Bag and Womens Toiletry Bag – Ideal for the traveler who prefers to stay fully compact and organized with one carry on bag. This hangable organizer goes straight from your suitcase to the closet. One luggage organizer bag is all you need to meet your multiple packing needs, while providing the ultimate convenience for your trips.
Mini Refillable Perfume Spritzers – One of my favorite travel accessories! I keep one in my purse even when I'm not traveling. Stop carrying your heavy perfume or cologne bottles in your luggage. Simply attach the spritzer to your main bottle and pump your favorite scent into the canister. You're all set with lightweight perfume and cologne options for your travels. Ideal for men and women.
Waterproof Phone Cases – Keep your phone, credit cards and cash dry with these simple waterproof dry bags. Ideal for the beach, fishing, swimming, boating, kayaking, snorkeling and most other water activities. You never know where your adventures might take you so these lightweight, easy to pack cases are ideal for keeping your phone and other essentials dry in the water.
Arteesol Dry Bags – A dry bag is a great addition to your travel essentials should your trip include water activities. Camera equipment, GoPros and drones are perfect for these bags. Or simply to keep you regular beach bag items dry. If you plan to kayak or head out on a boat tour, definitely consider an Arteesol Dry Bag. They are easy to use and they really do keep your items dry. They also pack flat in your suitcase so that's a plus! We find the 20 Litre bag is more than enough room for all our beach day equipment and essentials.
Flexible Phone Tripod – The perfect gift for the travel content creator in your life! UBeesize’s extra-flexible legs allow you to instantly bend them to any angle for effortless set-up, and you can even wrap the legs around objects like railings for extra variety in shot compositions and framing. This flexible tripod can be straightened with ease for storing in backpacks for traveling, hiking or camping, It can even be used as a selfie stick.
DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Combo – Ok, this is a big ticket item for that someone special in your life. Or it could be a wishlist item for the budding content creator in your family. This video stabilizer (gimbal) is amazing. Both Byron and I have one and it's a God send for our travel footage. It's easy to use, hooks up to your phone via Bluetooth and has a multitude of essential features to capture the perfect video. The sleek, foldable design allows you to take Osmo Mobile 3 anywhere. This 3-axis smartphone stabilizer is a must-have handheld gimbal for content creators.
WE HOPE THIS ARTICLE HAS INSPIRED YOU TO FIND THE PERFECT GIFT FOR YOUR TRAVELING FRIENDS AND FAMILY! OR PERHAPS YOU'VE FOUND SOMETHING PERFECT FOR YOURSELF.
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