10 Best Gifts for Travelers



It’s that time of year again, the holidays and the hunt for that perfect gift. For anyone that has an obsessive traveler in their life they might realize how difficult it is to find a gift for them. Make the holiday season a bit less stressful and check out these top 10 travel gifts to give to that someone who just can’t keep their feet in one place.

1. Travel Journal- Kikki K

A travel journal is the perfect gift  for anyone that needs some inspiration for their upcoming travels or to document where they already are. My personal favorite is this travel journal from Kikki K. It has plenty of pages with sections on where to eat, what to pack, time zones, etc. and of course heaps of blank pages for all of your adventures. Check out this journal for $24.95 here.


Buy this journal here


2. Watercolor Scratch Map- Seattle Travel Shop

Scratch off maps are all the rage lately but Seattle Travel Shop takes theirs one step further by making the underneath a beautiful watercolor design. It looks amazing with or without it being revealed. For $34.32 this map is definitely a must-have gift for the wanderluster who wants some inspiration at home.  Click here to get this map


Buy this map here


3. Pocket Shower- Sea to Summit Pocket Shower

For all of those outdoor adventurers that could use a rinse off at the end of the day, this one’s for you. This 10 liter pouch holds enough water for about an 8 minute shower and even has an adjustable nozzle. The best part, the black fabric is also solar heated so you can have a warm shower instead of freezing your tush off! Shower your loved one with this gift for $13, here.


4. Compact Travel Towel- Go 2 Towel

What better way to dry off after your pocket shower than with a compact travel towel. Limited space is a setback for many travelers and the Go 2 Towel is the perfect solution. This towel is compact and lightweight but also the ideal size for everyone. With multiple sizes and colors for only $24.99 you can travel in style and with the comfort of knowing you can always dry off. To purchase your compact towel click here.


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5. Passport Cover- Etsy

What is a better gift to give the traveler in your life than a personalized cover for their most beloved object, a passport!? It’s a great way to organize all of the important documents they need while globetrotting as well as inspiring them to go global! With so many to choose from it can be difficult to only pick one but these covers will be sure to be a hit!

Get your customized leather passport cover for only $28 here.
Order your marble print cover for $18.
Personalize your passport cover starting at $14.99 here.


6. Water Bottle Humidifier- Bottle Caps Humidifier

Traveling can be harsh on the body, especially if you frequently stay in hotels with A/C on full blast. This tiny humidifier fits onto a water bottle and will last over 8 hours (a perfect night’s sleep!) It comes with a USB charger and 4 colors! Get your humidifier for $6 here.

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7. Compact Travel Iron-Collar Perfect

For the stylish traveler who appreciates being able to keep their clothes wrinkle free. This foldable iron is ideal for anyone needing an iron without all the bulk. It folds into a clam shape for quick touch-ups like collars, then folds flat for bigger jobs. For only $34.95 you can keep your jet-setter looking sharp here. Side note: this was invented by a US Marine so purchasing this is a great way to show your support!


Get it here.

8. GPS Luggage Tracker- TKSTAR

Say goodbye to missing baggage forever! This is one of the smallest, battery powered luggage trackers on the market. Just stick it inside of of your suitcase and it will send real time texts to your smartphone to let you know it’s location when you choose. It also includes a one-way microphone so you can hear anything happening around your bag while you wait. For anyone racking up some frequent-flyer miles this gift is a must! Get it here for $49.99.


9. GoTenna Off Grid Text & GPS- GoTenna

Give the gift of peace of mind for the adventure-seeker in your life. This device is a mix between a smartphone and a walkie talkie that is able to be used WITHOUT wifi or cell service. Send text messages and GPS locations through your smartphone to individuals or people within the vicinity (that also have GoTenna). There is a 50 mile range with which these weatherproof devices will work so it is perfect for anyone looking to make sure they are safe out on a hike. It comes at a price of $149 but it’s worth it to know people in your group are safe. Get it here.


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10. Suitcase with Built In Charger- Away

We’ve all seen them, and have probably all been them, the wallflowers at the airports trying to keep their devices alive until they reach their destination. This hard shell suitcase has two compartments, one for clothes and the other designed for shoes and toiletries. The best part however, is that it includes 2 USB ports to charge your devices. This is the ultimate gift to give the traveler in your life. The luggage can be bought individually however there is a set of 3 bags. Starting at $225, get yours here.



These top 10 products are all sure to give anyone the travel-bug. Enjoy the new toys and keep traveling!




*Disclaimer- All thoughts, ideas, and reviews are my own. I was not sponsored by any company to write this article.

**Prices are subject to change without notice.


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  2. Chas's Fulkerson

    Oh I like the pocket shower. That is pretty neat! Also the luggage tracker! #gltLOVE


    1. travelingkatiebug

      Yeah it is such a cool invention! People are so clever. #gltlove glad we connected!


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