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Travel Inspired Gifts for Men, Women, and Children (That They’ll Actually Use)

Travel Inspired Gifts for Men, Women, and Children (That They’ll Actually Use)

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 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.

Best travel inspired gifts that will impress every man. Great ideas for Holidays, Birthdays and pretty much any occasion.
  1. Luxury leather hanging toiletry bag for men
  2. Luxury large brass compass with embossed needle & leather case
  3. Canon binoculars with image stabilization
  4. Merino wool hiking socks
  5. The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide
  6. Whiskey decanter –  globe design
  7. Leather stainless steel liquor flask 
  8. Cord tacos
  9. Leatherman multi-tool tread bracelet
  10. Leatherman multi-tool
  11. Leather duffel bags for men
  12. Eagle Creek travel gear organizer
  13. Burt’s Bees men’s gift set
  14. Moleskine notebook
  15. 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.

Travel inspired gifts for women. Holiday, birthday - there is something in this list for every travel loving girl!
  1. Pashmina shawl 
  2. Three Swords exclusive manicure set 
  3. Burt’s Bees moisturizing lip balm 
  4. Cashmere poncho
  5. Dearfoams sweater knit bootie
  6. Osprey FlapJill backpack for women
  7. Leather toiletry bag
  8. J Pillow travel pillow with head, chin and neck support 
  9. Vigilant personal emergency alarm
  10. Victorinox Swiss army pocket knife
  11. Travelon luggage tags
  12. Clinique travel cosmetics travel set
  13. Estee Lauder travel exclusives 
  14. Hanging toiletry bag for women
  15. Leather Wrap Bracelet
  16. Icebreaker merino underwear 
  17. Spyder women’s Stryke fleece gloves
  18. Carhartt women’s wool socks
  19. Burt’s Bees travel set
  20. 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!

Luxury travel gifts for him and her. You cannot go wrong with these great luxury gifts for your loved ones!
  1. Pendleton Acadia National Park Blanket
  2. Bric’s Luggage Life Tuscan purse 
  3. Votivo aromatic candle and aromatic reed diffuser 
  4. FootFitter premium shoe stretcher 
  5. Leonidas Belgian chocolates
  6. Iblue genuine leather overnight duffel 
  7. Terre D’Hermes by Hermes for men 
  8. Scented fire starters
  9. Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury
  10. Longchamp – Le Pliage 
  11. Jellycat Bashful Bunny 
  12. Taste Of Kyoto Matcha Green Tea 
  13. Bric’s Luggage Bellagio Ultra-Light
  14. Women’s UGG Shaina Boot 
  15. Avegant Glyph – Video Headset
  16. 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.

Gift ideas for travel and outdoor enthusiasts. Hiking, trekking or camping lovers will love these presents!
  1. Light and Compact Thermos 
  2. Kammok Roo Camping Hammock
  3. Mosquito Repellent Bracelet
  4. Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knife 
  5. Zippo Hand Warmer
  6. Portable solar battery charger
  7. Mountain Made Outdoor Gloves for Men & Women 
  8. LED Headlamp
  9. Leatherman – Wave Multi-Tool 
  10. Marshmallow Roasting Sticks Set 
  11. Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle
  12. Outdoor Research Men’s Transcendent Sweater
  13. Osprey backpack 
  14. Microfiber Travel Towel
  15. 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!

Travel gadgets gift ideas for the tech savvy globetrotter
  1. MiniPresso GR Espresso Coffee Maker 
  2. Nekteck 20W Solar Charger with 2-Port USB Charger
  3. Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Headphones
  4. Set Of 2 Luggage Suitcase Bag Tags Labels Travel Accessories 
  5. Kindle Paperwhite E-reader 
  6. Seagate Backup Portable External Hard Drive
  7. Reef Stash Sandals
  8. Apple iPad Mini
  9. Universal USB Converter 
  10. Cambridge SoundWorks Ultra Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
  11. Drone with HD camera 
  12. JOTO Universal Waterproof Smartphone Bag 
  13. NoiseHush Premium Bass Stereo Headphones
  14. Garmin Vívofit Activity Tracker
  15. 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!

Best travel gifts for babies and toddlers. Many great non-toy holiday and birthday gift ideas for the youngest globetrotters
  1. Toddler Backpack with Safety Harness Leash and Name Label
  2. Planes Board Book 
  3. Trubambi Bibs 
  4. All Aboard! National Parks: A Wildlife Primer 
  5. Osprey Child Carrier
  6. Backseat Car Organizer by Hello Little Monsters 
  7. Green Toys Airplane
  8. Peaceable Sticker Fun At the Airport
  9. ALEX Toys Artist Studio Desk To Go
  10. The Everything Kids’ Travel Activity Book
  11. Diggin Bear Hug Travel Bed 
  12. Trunki Yondi Travel Pillow
  13. Baby Aspen Gift Set
  14. Melissa & Doug Kids Take-Along Shape Sorter Toy
  15. 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!

Great non-toy gift ideas for traveling kids. Our kids love these!
  1. Kids’ Travel Journal
  2. Dorcy Waterproof LED Flashligh
  3. Shock Proof 8×21 Kids Binoculars Set
  4. Ride-on Suitcase Trunki 
  5. VTech Kidizoom Action Cam 
  6. Contigo AUTOSEAL Trekker Reusable Kids Water Bottle
  7. Kids Tablet Kindle Fire with 2 year full guarantee
  8. National Geographic’s Kids World Atlas 
  9. Skip Hop Zoo Little Kid Luggage 
  10. Premium Volume Limited Wired Headphones 
  11. AdventurePak
  12. Little Kids First Big Book of the World 
  13. 5,000 Awesome Facts – National Geographic Kids
  14. Genuine My Pillow Pet
  15. Globe

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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!

Best travel gifts - packing essentials for every traveller
  1. Weekend Bag
  2. Travel Bottle Set
  3. Compression Cubes
  4. Quality Luggage Tags
  5. Digital Hanging Luggage Scale
  6. eBags Packing Cubes
  7. Travel Gear Organizer / Electronics Accessories Bag
  8. Bucky Eye Mask
  9. Hanging Toiletry Bag & Organizer
  10. TSA Approved Luggage Locks
  11. Osprey Wheeled Backpack
  12. Set of 3 Super Loading Foldable & Reusable Bag
  13. Osprey Day Travel Backpack
  14. J-pillow Travel Pillow with head, chin, and neck support
  15. Dry Bag Sack – Waterproof Floating Bags
  16. 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!

Best holiday gift list for travel photographers and photography lovers in general. Check it out!
  1. GoPro 
  2. The Art of iPhone Photography: Creating Great Photos and Art on Your iPhone 
  3. Joby GorillaPod with Ball Head Bundle for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras 
  4. SanDisk Extreme Flash Memory Card 
  5. Koolertron Waterproof Vintage DSLR Camera Bag
  6. Amir 3 in 1 Clip-on Smartphone Camera Lens for iPhone or Samsung Galaxy
  7. SANDMARC Pole – Quaity Selfie Stick for GoPro Cameras
  8. Camera Lens Thermos Stainless Steel Mug 
  9. The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas 
  10. Beginner’s Guide to Digital SLR Photography
  11. Fujifilm Instant Film Camera 
  12. Evolution of the Photographer T-Shirt 
  13. Neewer® 5 in 1 Portable Reflector
  14. 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!

Best travel themed book and stationary gifts for your favourite bookworms. Surprise your family and friends with these inspiring presents for holiday or birthday
  1. National Geographic Stunning Photographs 
  2. Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places 
  3. Off the Beaten Path: A Travel Guide to More Than 1000 Scenic and Interesting Places Still Uncrowded and Inviting
  4. Humans of New York in Pictures or in Stories 
  5. 59 Illustrated National Parks – 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service
  6. Premium Scratch World Map
  7. Leather Cover Notebook
  8. Luckies of London Travelogue Travel Journal
  9. National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary 
  10. Fantastic Cities: A Coloring Book of Amazing Places
  11. Planet Earth: As You’ve Never Seen It Before
  12. Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips
  13. Books by Bill Bryson. You can pick any book, they are all great.
  14. The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton
  15. Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel: Our List of the 500 Best Places to See…

READ ALSO: Best Travel Books for Kids


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!

Travel inspired home gift ideas for men, women and children
  1. Old World Passages Coasters
  2. Globe With Antique Shading 
  3. Travel Fund Bank 
  4. Deco 79 Beautifully Designed Wood Leather Book Box Set
  5. Rifle Paper Co 2017 Wall Calendar (Wall Calendar, Bon Voyage)
  6. Linkwell Pillow Case 
  7. Cable Knit Sherpa Oversized Throw Reversible Blanket Faux Sheepskin 
  8. Classic Refillable Writing Journal
  9. Whiskey Decanter – Glass Globe Design
  10. Tommy Bahama Map Quilt Set
  11. 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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Dennis Bail

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.

Joie Gahum

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!

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