Looking for travel gift ideas for your favorite travel companion, a globetrotting friend, your little adventurer, or – why not – yourself? In this article, you’ll find 11 travel inspired gift lists for the upcoming holiday season, birthdays, and pretty much any occasion.
If you’re looking for travel-themed gifts for your friend or a family member, then read on for some great and useful travel gift ideas.
This selection of timeless travel gifts will inspire adventures, help capture great memories, and make life on the road easier and at home – more enjoyable. Take a look!
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Travel Gift Ideas – Overview:
- ✓ Travel Gifts for Him
- ✓ Travel Gifts for Her
- ✓ Luxury Gifts for Travelers
- ✓ Gifts for Outdoor Lovers
- ✓ Travel Gadgets
- ✓ Travel Gifts for Babies and Toddlers
- ✓ Gifts for Kids
- ✓ Useful Travel Gifts – Essentials
- ✓ Travel Gifts for Photography Lovers
- ✓ Travel Gifts for Book Lovers
- ✓ Travel-Inspired Gifts for at Home
Travel Gifts for Men
Get him the gift he really wants! From whisky decanter to Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide and best travel tools, this travel-inspired gift selection should give you plenty of travel gift ideas for men.
- Luxury leather hanging toiletry bag for men
- Luxury large brass compass with embossed needle & leather case
- Canon binoculars with image stabilization
- Merino wool hiking socks
- The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide
- Whiskey decanter – globe design
- Leather stainless steel liquor flask
- Cord tacos
- Leatherman multi-tool tread bracelet
- Leatherman multi-tool
- Leather duffel bags for men
- Eagle Creek travel gear organizer
- Burt’s Bees men’s gift set
- Moleskine notebook
- 25 pocket travel jacket
Travel Themed Gifts for Women
Our list of the best travel-inspired gifts for women is packed with great and practical ideas.
Whether you are looking for a present for your mom, sister, your globetrotting girlfriend, or yourself, you will definitely find something nice in this travel gift list for her. These are great as Christmas gifts for travelers, but also make nice birthday or mother’s day presents.
- Pashmina shawl
- Three Swords exclusive manicure set
- Burt’s Bees moisturizing lip balm
- Cashmere poncho
- Dearfoams sweater knit bootie
- Osprey FlapJill backpack for women
- Caseling leather toiletry bag
- J Pillow travel pillow with head, chin and neck support
- Vigilant personal emergency alarm
- Victorinox Swiss army pocket knife
- Travelon luggage tags
- Clinique travel cosmetics travel set
- Estee Lauder travel exclusives
- Hanging toiletry bag for women
- Leather Wrap Bracelet
- Icebreaker merino underwear
- Spyder women’s Stryke fleece gloves
- Carhartt women’s wool socks
- Burt’s Bees travel set
- Dale of Norway women’s sweaters and hats
Luxury Travel Gifts for Any Occasion
Here are some ideas for luxury travel-themed gifts that will make everyone happy.
From refined luggage and scented fire starters to the best chocolate in the world – discover some great holiday gift ideas that will impress your Bon Vivant friends! Or why not treat yourself to an extravagant gift this holiday season? Take a look!
- Pendleton Acadia National Park Blanket
- Bric’s Luggage Life Tuscan purse
- Votivo aromatic candle and aromatic reed diffuser
- FootFitter premium shoe stretcher
- Leonidas Belgian chocolates
- Iblue genuine leather overnight duffel
- Terre D’Hermes by Hermes for men
- Scented fire starters
- Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury
- Longchamp – Le Pliage
- Jellycat Bashful Bunny
- Taste Of Kyoto Matcha Green Tea
- Bric’s Luggage Bellagio Ultra-Light
- Women’s UGG Shaina Boot
- Avegant Glyph – Video Headset
- LEABAGS Palm Springs genuine buffalo leather toiletry bag in vintage style
Best Travel Gift Ideas for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Discover some great gift ideas for all those who love spending time outdoors! Get your favorite adventurer a useful travel gift they’ll truly love.
- Light and Compact Thermos
- Kammok Roo Camping Hammock
- Mosquito Repellent Bracelet
- Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knife
- Zippo Hand Warmer
- Portable solar battery charger
- Mountain Made Outdoor Gloves for Men & Women
- LED Headlamp
- Leatherman – Wave Multi-Tool
- Marshmallow Roasting Sticks Set
- Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle
- Outdoor Research Men’s Transcendent Sweater
- Osprey backpack
- Sunland Microfiber Travel Towel
- People Socks Gift Box
Travel Gadget Gifts
Our gift ideas list for traveling tech and gadget lovers is filled with presents for that special techie in your life!
- MiniPresso GR Espresso Coffee Maker
- Nekteck 20W Solar Charger with 2-Port USB Charger
- Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Headphones
- Set Of 2 Luggage Suitcase Bag Tags Labels Travel Accessories
- Kindle Paperwhite E-reader
- Seagate Backup Portable External Hard Drive
- Reef Stash Sandals
- Apple iPad Mini
- Universal USB Converter
- Cambridge SoundWorks Ultra Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
- Drone with HD camera
- JOTO Universal Waterproof Smartphone Bag
- NoiseHush Premium Bass Stereo Headphones
- Garmin Vívofit Activity Tracker
- Aukey Portable External Battery Charger
Gifts for Little Globetrotters
Looking for unique gift ideas for the youngest globetrotters? Discover our selection of travel themed birthday and holiday gifts for babies and toddlers!
- Toddler Backpack with Safety Harness Leash and Name Label
- Planes Board Book
- Trubambi Bibs
- All Aboard! National Parks: A Wildlife Primer
- Osprey Child Carrier
- Backseat Car Organizer by Hello Little Monsters
- Green Toys Airplane
- Peaceable Sticker Fun At the Airport
- ALEX Toys Artist Studio Desk To Go
- The Everything Kids’ Travel Activity Book
- Diggin Bear Hug Travel Bed
- Trunki Yondi Travel Pillow
- Baby Aspen Gift Set
- Melissa & Doug Kids Take-Along Shape Sorter Toy
- Trunki Ride-on
Non – toy Travel Inspired Gift Ideas for Kids
What to get a kid who has it all? Discover some great travel inspired non-toy gift ideas for kids that children of any age will love! Warning: some of these gifts will inspire your kids’ wanderlust!
- Kids’ Travel Journal
- Dorcy Waterproof LED Flashligh
- Shock Proof 8×21 Kids Binoculars Set
- Ride-on Suitcase Trunki
- VTech Kidizoom Action Cam
- Contigo AUTOSEAL Trekker Reusable Kids Water Bottle
- Kids Tablet Kindle Fire with 2 year full guarantee
- National Geographic’s Kids World Atlas
- Skip Hop Zoo Little Kid Luggage
- Premium Volume Limited Wired Headphones
- Little Kids First Big Book of the World
- 5,000 Awesome Facts – National Geographic Kids
- Genuine My Pillow Pet
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Travel Essentials – Practical Gifts
These travel essentials make great Christmas stocking fillers, but also perfect birthday and holiday gifts for that special traveler in your life.
If you are looking for practical and useful travel gifts that will actually be used time and again, check these out!
- Weekend Bag
- Travel Bottle Set
- Compression Cubes
- Quality Luggage Tags
- Digital Hanging Luggage Scale
- eBags Packing Cubes
- Travel Gear Organizer / Electronics Accessories Bag
- Bucky Eye Mask
- Hanging Toiletry Bag & Organizer
- TSA Approved Luggage Locks
- Osprey Wheeled Backpack
- Set of 3 Super Loading Foldable & Reusable Bag
- Osprey Day Travel Backpack
- J-pillow Travel Pillow with head, chin, and neck support
- Dry Bag Sack – Waterproof Floating Bags
- Samsonite Hand Luggage Spinner
Best Gift Ideas for Photography Lovers
Looking for a perfect gift for a photography lover? Discover our unique travel photography gift selection!
From the beginner’s course to DSLR or iPhone photography to the newest GoPro and Instant Film Camera (btw, it’s also great for kids!) – this photography gift guide will help you find the perfect gift for your favorite photography enthusiast!
- The Art of iPhone Photography: Creating Great Photos and Art on Your iPhone
- Joby GorillaPod with Ball Head Bundle for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras
- SanDisk Extreme Flash Memory Card
- Koolertron Waterproof Vintage DSLR Camera Bag
- Amir 3 in 1 Clip-on Smartphone Camera Lens for iPhone or Samsung Galaxy
- SANDMARC Pole – Quaity Selfie Stick for GoPro Cameras
- Camera Lens Thermos Stainless Steel Mug
- The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas
- Beginner’s Guide to Digital SLR Photography
- Fujifilm Instant Film Camera
- Evolution of the Photographer T-Shirt
- Neewer® 5 in 1 Portable Reflector
- Manfrotto Compact Aluminium Travel Tripod
Travel Inspired Gifts for Book-lovers
Surprise your book-loving friends with some unique gifts that will inspire their wanderlust!
Looking for a present for your colleague, your boss, or someone you don’t really know very well? Look no further!
The National Geographic and Lonely Planet travel photography books make a great present for anyone!
- National Geographic Stunning Photographs
- Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places
- Off the Beaten Path: A Travel Guide to More Than 1000 Scenic and Interesting Places Still Uncrowded and Inviting
- Humans of New York in Pictures or in Stories
- 59 Illustrated National Parks – 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service
- Premium Scratch World Map
- Leather Cover Notebook
- Luckies of London Travelogue Travel Journal
- National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary
- Fantastic Cities: A Coloring Book of Amazing Places
- Planet Earth: As You’ve Never Seen It Before
- Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips
- Books by Bill Bryson. You can pick any book, they are all great.
- The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton
- Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel: Our List of the 500 Best Places to See…
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Travel Themed Gifts for at Home
Looking for some travel inspired gift ideas for your own home? Discover our selection with some great holiday gift ideas for at home!
- Old World Passages Coasters
- Globe With Antique Shading
- Travel Fund Bank
- Deco 79 Beautifully Designed Wood Leather Book Box Set
- Rifle Paper Co 2017 Wall Calendar (Wall Calendar, Bon Voyage)
- Linkwell Pillow Case
- Cable Knit Sherpa Oversized Throw Reversible Blanket Faux Sheepskin
- Classic Refillable Writing Journal
- Whiskey Decanter – Glass Globe Design
- Tommy Bahama Map Quilt Set
- Premium Quality Scratch Map
I know how difficult it is to find a really nice gift that will make someone truly happy. So I really hope that you found some inspiration for travel gifts in this article.
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Sunday 29th of November 2020
Thanks Jurga i enjoy your posts,,but alas a lot does not comply,down here current temps are up in high 40s,many thanks.
Thursday 7th of September 2017
its funny because upon reading this post. I remembered I gave my husband a roadeavour silicone bottle for his birthday. I thought that it would be something thats practical and he would use it a lot because he flies abroad because of his job. anyways. Good post! Nice ideas!
Wednesday 16th of November 2016
OOOO I am gift-drooling here! Such a great idea for a post - I hope you get some of these lovely things for yourself too! I particularly like the book section.
Wednesday 16th of November 2016
Thanks Alex, I definitely will. We have so many of travel photography books at home, they are so beautiful and inspiring! I included them here because I truly believe that they make a great present for anyone.
Monday 14th of November 2016
I absolutely love this post and it is just in time for Christmas. You have definitely given me some great ideas, the problem now is not getting carried away and buying too much. I bought the scratch map for a friend and his children and the love it so much. Great post :-)
Monday 14th of November 2016
Thanks Mel. Glad you found some inspiration! I was also thinking of getting a scratch map for my kids too. They have a globe and an atlas and they love it!