— Practical Gifts for Travelers —

The Holiday Season is Upon Us! Many of the following items are On Sale! Also, be sure to scroll to the bottom for some of the best Black Friday/Cyber Monday Travel Deals!

Looking for a gift for someone who loves to travel? Here is a great list of practical gifts for travelers! These are all items we have personally used that have come in handy during our travels.

ELECTRONICS

thumbdrive

256GB USB
3.0 Flash Drive

For the traveler who takes a lot of photos!

This flash drive is super small, takes up little space, but holds A LOT of pictures!

batterybackup

Portable External Battery Charger

For the traveler who uses their phone/iPod A LOT!

Fully charges an iPhone 6 almost 6 times without needing a charge! USB charging cable and carrying pouch included.

gps

Garmin 5-Inch Portable GPS w/ Lifetime Maps & Traffic

For the traveler with a bad sense of direction!

By the time your travel-loving friend rents a GPS with their rental car multiple times, this unit pays for itself!

gpscase

Hard Carrying Case for 5-Inch GPS -Black

(Additional recommended item for the GPS.)

Nice hard shell case to keep the GPS unit protected during travel.

travelcharger

Universal Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter Plugs

For the travelers who gets around… internationally!

These have been lifesavers for us as we travel to many international destinations with various outlet types.

threecharger

3-Outlet Charger Surge Protector w/ Dual USB Ports

For the traveler with a lot of electronics!

This is also a great way to make friends when there is only one outlet left at the airport or train station!

ihome speaker

iHome Rechargeable Mini Speaker

For the traveler who likes to groove!

Small, lightweight speaker with no batteries required! Plug in your iPod or phone and rock out!

goprohero5

GoPro
Hero 5

For the traveler who wants to capture all the great moments!

Waterproof camera and video recorder that fits in your pocket.

PERSONAL HYGIENE

scrubba

Scrubba Portable Laundry Wash Bag

For the long-term traveler who needs to wash on the go!

This was a gift given to us before we left on our RTW trip and we have used it more times than we can count! (This bag has also doubled as a water-proof bag for us when kayaking!)

febreze

Febreze To Go Fabric Refresher 3-pack

For the traveler who needs a refresher between washes!

Small enough to put in a carry-on and great to have to a quick refresher!

boxers

ExOfficio Men’s Give-N-Go Boxer Brief

Because who doesn’t want underwear as a gift?!

Quick-drying, treated with Aegis Microbe Shield to prevent odor-causing bacteria

BAGS/LUGGAGE

locks

Set-Your-Own Combination Luggage Lock, 11/16-inch, 2-Pack

For the travelers who wants to keep their possessions safe!

Small, light, secure! Perfect for zippers!

redwing

Kelty Women’s Redwing 40-Liter Backpack

For the Women On-the-Go!

This backpack holds so much stuff and it’s comfortably designed for a woman’s figure!

greenpack

Large Packable Handy Lightweight Travel Daypack

For the traveler who needs a good day-pack!

This bag is super lightweight, but can hold A LOT of stuff!

medium cubes

eBags Medium Packing Cubes
3-piece Set

For the traveler who packs a lot of clothes!

You don’t realize you need these until you have them! (We won’t ever travel without them again!)

small cubes

eBags Small Packing Cubes
3-piece Set

(To go w/ medium packing cubes; large are also available)

sling pack

Incase Sling Pack for DSLR Camera & Gear

For the traveler with a nice DSLR camera and a few lenses.

This bag is super comfortable and can hold a surprising amount of camera equipment.

COMFORT

pillow

Inflatable Neck Pillow for Long-Haul Travel

When a rolled-up sweatshirt just doesn’t do it!

It’s super compact when deflated and does the trick when a little snooze is needed!

eyemask

Plush Velour Comfort Adjustable Eye Mask

Who doesn’t want some good shut-eye on a long flight?!

Plush, comfortable, soothing! Good night!

earphones

Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphones with Memory Wire

To block out noisy passengers

Super comfortable, great sound, and good for blocking out unwanted noise!

Give The Gift of Travel

Book a Flight with Skyscanner


Book a Getaway with Expedia
Limited Time! Escape Sale – Save up to 40% on selected hotels w/ Expedia
Offer Valid Through 11/30

Travel Throughout the US with Frontier Airlines
Select Flights are now 90% Off! | Use the Promo Code: SAVE90 (Offer Only Valid 11/24)

Fly to Europe with Norwegian Air
Flights to Europe from the US as low as $150! | Offer valid through 11/27

Travel Throughout Europe with Eurail
Save up to $150 on your Train adventure throughout Europe with 1 pass, during Eurail.com’s Black Friday Weekend. (20% off all passes, 20% off on pass protection, $10 extra off) | Use the Coupon Code: BLACKFRIDAYER (Offer good through 11/28)

Book a Package (Flights, Hotel, etc.) with TravelZoo
I once purchased a great package deal to Iceland for Sam (His birthday, our anniversary, and Christmas are all in December, so I splurged a little and got him a little something special!)

Book an Azores Getaway for under $1,000
Plan a trip to what is known as the Hawaii of Europe for <$1,000 including RT flights from the east coast of the US and 7 nights accommodation! Want to know more about this beautiful island chain in the Atlantic? Check out our posts on São Miguel and Terceira Island.

Give an AirBnB Gift Card
Give the gift of a nice home-like stay. AirBnB lets people discover and book unique accommodations around the world. If you’ve never used AirBnB yourself, here’s $20 OFF your first stay! Click HERE to redeem this offer!

Give An Experience

Offering 2,000 unique experiential gifts for men, women & couples. (Dinner cruises, hot air balloon rides, spa experiences, fine dining and wine, guided city tours, etc. Put in the zip code for the person you are shopping for and see what’s in their area!) Get 20% Off Indy Car Racing, Golf Lessons, Guided City Tours, Stock Car Racing, Dinner & Scenic Cruises, and Monetary Gift Certificates | Use the Promo Code: CYBER2017 (Offer valid 11/23 – 11/27) & Get 10% Off Monetary Gift Certificates | Use the Promo Code: TUESDAY10 (Offer Valid 11/28 Only)

Cherish the Memories

Shutterfly
I love giving and receiving gift cards (and gifts) from Shutterfly! (Create photo books, personalized luggage tags, and other neat gifts from travel photos!) They have some great Black Friday specials going on NOW! 50% Off Hardcover Books and 40% Off EVERYTHING ELSE! | Use Promo Code: FINALE (Offer Valid through 11/26)

Canvas on Demand
Or you can always turn those travel photos into art (put it on canvas)! They often have really good sales and they do great work!

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