— Practical Gifts for Travelers —

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 – 10,000 mAh

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 Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and 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 World Wide Travel Charger Adapter Plug, 3-Pack, White

For the travelers who gets around… internationally, that is!

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

threecharger

3-Outlet Mini Travel Swivel Charger Surge Protector with 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!

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 – 3pc 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 cubeseBags Small Packing Cubes – 3pc Set

(To accompany the medium packing cubes; large are also available)

sling pack

Incase DSLR Sling Pack (Black)

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

Adjustable On Air Neck Pillow

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

Women’s Plush Velour Cotton 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 an Experience

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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!)

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!

Cherish the Memories

I love giving and receiving gift cards (and gifts) from Shutterfly! (Create photo books, personalized luggage tags, and other neat gifts from travel photos!)

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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