Gifts for Travelers (that they actually Want)
The holidays are approaching fast. This is sad news to a summer girl like me. Here in Kentucky, November means that the weather is getting colder every day and soon I will be scraping ice off my windshield and having to bundle up in coats, scarves, gloves, etc. I do love the holidays, I just hate the 3 months of freezing weather that follow. One thing I do love about this time of the year is finding that perfect gift for someone I love. There is such a thrill in finding something that you know is going to put a smile on someone’s face when they open it. I can spend hours looking in stores or online for that special gift so I thought, why not let my great finds help other people put smiles on their loved ones faces too. Below are some of my favorite gift ideas for people that love to travel, I hope you like them. Happy shopping!!
NOTE: I have included the pricing as of November 1, 2018. Click either the photo or the item name for more detailed information and most current pricing.
Maps International Scratch the World Travel Map – Scratch Off World Map Poster – Most Detailed Cartography – 33 x 23
Keeping track of where you have traveled is fun with this scratch off map. Super detailed featuring countries, cities, hill shading and state outlines on both scratch coating and mapping underneath. Any world traveler would love this gift.
Give the gift of memories to your favorite traveler with this beautiful hardcover journal. Lined blank pages fill the inside so they can fill it with all their special memories.
Vintage Laptop Backpack
This super cute backpack comes in 6 colors and features a charging port and handy pocket to charge your device on the go. The padded laptop pocket will hold a laptop up to 15.6 inches. The best part? This little beauty is a steal at only $29.99!
Fribourg Hardside 20” Premium Carry On Spinner Luggage
Why do I love this carry on spinner case? The easy access front pocket! I love hard shell luggage for the durability but usually, it can be a pain to get to my laptop or other items I want in easy reach. This handy piece of luggage solves that problem with a front compartment you can unzip. That combined with the easy spin wheels and 5 color choices, this looks like a real winner to me.
Kindle E-reader – Black, 6″ Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi, Built-In Audible – Includes Special Offers
If anyone ever asks me what is the one thing I can not travel without, it would be my Kindle. I love this one because you can read it on the beach in the brightest sun and you will not get any glare. By the pool, on the beach, or just sitting on your balcony on a sunny day this Kindle will not let you down. Plus you can listen to audiobooks on it! If you have a traveler on your list that doesn’t already have one of these this will be a huge hit.
Price: $79.99 (Amazon always puts these on sale for Cyber Monday so be sure to check the link for prices)
Are you shopping for a hiker or backpacker this holiday season? A compass is a great gift for that adventurous traveler. I like this one because of it’s rugged heavy duty construction and it has a distance reader for maps.
Magnetic Board Game Set Includes 12 Retro Fun Games – 5″ Compact Design
12 individually boxed mini magnetic travel games. These make great stocking stuffers or a great gift for a person that spends a lot of time on planes, in cars, or camping. The magnetic pieces won’t roll away from you and each game folds up small for easy packing.
Small enough for easy packing or even tucking in your pocket while hiking. These small binoculars are great for bird watching, camping, and hiking. They are also rated high for ease of adjusting focus and clarity.
Available in 12 colors. I love this scarf because of the roomy pocket and soft fabric. This is perfect for the traveler because you can keep your valuables close and safe in the hidden pocket allowing you to leave your purse at home. Perfect for when you want to go sightseeing in a new city or rushing through an airport.
Do you know anyone going on a cruise? They could use this! Also great for hotel rooms. I can’t tell you how many times I could have used one of these. Turn one outlet into 5 charging ports. The small size makes it super easy to pack.
Trtl Pillow – Scientifically Proven Super Soft Neck Support Travel Pillow
Reportedly the most comfortable travel pillow on the market. This pillow wraps around like a scarf and holds your head in a comfortable position while you sleep. No more cramped necks after a long flight. Plus it takes up way less room than those bulky travel pillows.
Premium Airline Approved Expandable Pet Carrier Two Side Expansion- Extra Spacious Soft Sided Carrier!
This is the perfect carrier if you have a small dog or cat. Loop to hook to a seat belt in the car and airline approved for flights. I love this crate because of the expandable sides- offering an extra 20 inches of space. It also comes with a travel bowl and folds flat when not in use. 17.9 x 11 x 11
Emergency Survival Gear Kit – 11 in 1 Survival Tool
11 tools in one small box. If you know a hiker this is a great kit to keep in their backpack. Light, firestarter, compass, saw, blanket, knife, bottle opener and more. Great for when an unexpected emergency comes up.
A great crossbody bag for anyone that travels a lot. RFID blocking to keep your credit cards safe. Locking zipper to prevent pickpocketers, and a strap that can’t be cut (which is apparently a thing that happens now!). Plus this bag is really cute and roomy enough to hold important documents, phone, and even your small tablet!
I LOVE this bag. It folds so small and is so easy to throw in a purse or in your suitcase or carry on. It’s great to have when you go shopping or going out to explore. I use it as a beach bag, a shopping bag, a hiking bag. I always bring it with me when I travel and have always found a use for it no matter where I am traveling. Plus the price is great!
SO SOFT! This wrap can be used as a scarf, a blanket, a wrap, a shawl, and it has a built-in neck pocket that holds an air activated warmer to keep your neck warm. The size is 68″ x 35″ so it’s great to cover up with on a chilly flight, or car trip when your travel partner wants the air on and your FREEZING. I am one of those girls that always seems to be cold so I am a big fan of soft warm things like this. It comes in several colors and it’s machine washable.
Women’s Trench Coat 18 Pockets Travel Clothing
Do you know someone that hates carrying a purse around? Do you ever feel like you have too much luggage when going to the airport? This coat is great for long flights. Eliminate the need for that personal item by filling these 18 pockets with everything from your iPad to your passport. Comes in 4 colors. Buyers tip: Order a size larger in order to have room to fill the pockets.
Keep all your charging cables and battery backups in one place. This little case is stylish and handy for organizing your small items like earbuds, flash drives, and cables. 16 x 7.5 inches when unfolded, it has several pockets and fits great in your laptop bag or carry on. No more digging around for that phone charger!
V4.2 Bluetooth Beanie Hat
Built-in Bluetooth speakers in a hat!! This item gets really good reviews. You can also answer calls since it features a two-way speaker/ mic. Speakers are on both the right and left so you do get dual audio. Look cool while staying warm! It’s even machine washable.
True Wireless Earbuds, 3D Stereo Sound Touch Control
True wireless earbuds with a charging case to store them in. Small enough to fit in a pocket and excellent sound quality make this a great gift. Buyers give this item high reviews on both the sound quality and also the customer service from the manufacturer.
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