Best Gifts for Travelers - Unique Travel Gift Ideas For Every Type Of Traveler

As we head into the holiday season, finding the best gifts for travelers is on many of our minds. What do you get for someone who is always on the go?


If you're looking for the best gifts for travelers, you've come to the right place. We've gathered unique gift ideas for every type of traveler, from adventurers to leisure travelers. Whether your loved one is gearing up for their next big trip or just loves spending time exploring new places, we've got something perfect for them. So read on and get inspired!


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Unique Gifts For The Traveler Who Has Everything

Gifts That Will Keep Travelers Safe

Gifts That Will Help Any Traveler Pack Lighter And Smarter

Gifts For The Traveler Who Needs A Little Extra Comfort

Gadgets and Gifts for the Tech-Savvy Traveler

Gifts for Adventurous Travelers

Gifts For The Luxury Traveler

Gifts For Eco-Friendly Travelers

Gifts For Travelers With A Sense Of Style

Gifts For Travelers Who Love Staying Connected On The Road

Gifts For Female Travelers

Gifts for Families Who Travel Together

Last-minute Gifts For Travelers

Gifts To Avoid When Gifting to a Traveler

Unique Gifts For The Traveler Who Has Everything

If you are looking for a more unique gift for the traveler in your life, consider one of these options.


World Map Mural

A world map mural is a great way to inspire wanderlust in any traveler. This large, colorful map can be hung on a wall and will give the traveler something to look at every day and dream about all of the places they want to visit.


World Map Mural

Vintage Travel Poster

A vintage travel poster is another great way to inspire wanderlust and remind the traveler in your life of all of the places they want to visit. Vintage travel posters are fun travel gifts for the person who has everything because they are so unique.


Italy Vintage Travel Poster

World Globe

A world globe is another great way to remind the traveler in your life of all of the places they have been and want to see. Probably one of the best travel gift ideas for any type of traveler.

World Globe


Global Entry / TSA Pre Membership

A Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® membership is perfect for the traveler who hates wasting time in post-security check lines and misses their flight due to an unexpected delay. Airport security is no joke, and when you add in the long lines that everyone hates standing in (we're looking at you, JFK), it's easy to see how a traveler could get stressed out or miss their flight! The Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® memberships allow travelers to bypass these long lines, and go through security in a flash!


Global Entry TSA Precheck Membership

Gifts That Will Keep Travelers Safe

One of the most important gifts you can give a traveler is something to help keep them safe while they are on their trip. The best travel gift ideas that are the ones that frequent travelers will use over and over again.


Travel Lock

A travel lock is a perfect gift for the traveler who likes to explore on their own or who wants to keep their belongings safe while they are out exploring.


Travel Lock

Head Lamp

A headlamp, along with some extra batteries, will help any traveler feel more secure when they are traveling at night.

Travel Head Lamp with 5 Lighting Modes


Luggage Strap

A luggage strap is a useful gift for anyone who wants to keep their luggage as secure as possible. With this, the traveler in your life can rest easy knowing that their belongings are as safe as possible.


Samsonite Black Luggage Strap


Surveillance Camera

If you know a young family going on a trip together, consider travel gifts to help keep them safe. A surveillance system will give them peace of mind whether they are at home or on vacation.


Smart Home Camera, Security Surveillance System


Portable Door Lock

A travel door lock is a great way to keep your belongings safe when you are not in your room. This will help to prevent anyone from entering your room without your permission.


Portable Door Lock-2 Pack Solid Heavy Duty Door

Gifts That Will Help Any Traveler Pack Lighter And Smarter

One of the best gifts you can give a traveler is gifts to help them pack light.


Luggage Scale

A luggage scale is a must-have item for any traveler who loves to travel light. This small, lightweight device can help weigh suitcases before you leave and ensure that the traveler in your life avoids any extra baggage fees.

Hanging Luggage Scales Handheld Digital



Compression Packing Cubes

Compression packing cubes are a must-have for any traveler and they fit in every carry on. These cubes help compress your clothes and belongings, making it possible to pack more in a smaller space.

Space saver bags are also gifts for travelers that are practical and appreciated. These vacuum-seal bags will help them pack more in their carry-on, making vacationing that much easier. Expert Tip: You can use packing cubes as a laundry bag!


White Compression Cube Set

Collapsible Water Bottle

A collapsible water bottle is a practical gift for travelers who like to stay hydrated on the go. These bottles can be easily folded up and tucked away when they are not in use, making them perfect for packing in your luggage.


Collapsible Water Bottle, Reusable Cup

Packable Travel Bag

A packable travel bag is a perfect gift for travelers who like to pack light and carry their belongings on the plane with them. These bags are designed to look and feel like a regular carry-on, but because they can be folded down, folded up, or stuffed into any small space, they take up less room in your luggage and many of them will even pass airport security!


Foldable Duffle Bag for Travel, Gym, Sports

Gifts For The Traveler Who Needs A Little Extra Comfort

The frequent traveler in your life might also appreciate gifts that will make their trip more comfortable.


Compression Socks

A pair of compression socks are a useful gift for the travel lover who likes to be as light as possible. These socks help prevent swollen feet and can even be worn during airplane flights (especially long haul flights!), making them gifts that really do keep travelers comfortable.




Inflatable Travel Pillow

An inflatable travel pillow is an ideal gift for the traveler who wants to be as comfortable as possible while on their trip. This small pillow can be inflated and deflated as needed, making it perfect for packing in your luggage.


Ultralight Inflatable Camping Travel Pillow


Sleeping Mask & Earplugs

A sleeping mask and earplugs are gifts for travelers who want to get some sleep on their flight.


Handmade Cotton Sleep Mask

Gadgets and Gifts for the Tech-Savvy Traveler

There are so many gifts out there for the tech-savvy traveler in your life. Especially frequent travelers value tech gifts that fit in their carry on.


Portable Phone Charger

A portable phone charger is a fun tech gift for any traveler who likes to snap photos or take videos on their trips. This handy tool can be used again and again to recharge the travel blogger, tourist, or world explorer in your life when they are running low on battery.


Ultra-Compact Power Bank Cute Battery Pack


Pocket Power Strip

A pocket power strip is another fantastic gift for travelers who tend to lose hotel outlets or have trouble charging all of their devices at once. This little device can charge up to 5 different items with just one outlet, so it's perfect for when you need more options in airports or inside your hotel room!


 Travel Size USB Power Strip


Travel Tripod

A travel tripod is a excellent gift for travelers who like to take pictures and videos while they are on the go. This tripod can be used with most smartphones and compact cameras, making it the perfect accessory for your next trip.


 Camera Tripod with Travel Bag

Gifts for Adventurous Travelers

If the traveler in your life loves to go on outdoor adventures, consider gifts that will make their trips a little easier and safer.


Headlamp

A headlamp is a unique gift for any adventurer who likes to explore the great outdoors at night. This small, lightweight light can be worn on your head and will allow the adventurer in your life to see everything around them while they are hiking or camping in the dark.

 Outdoor Headlamp for Camping and Hiking


First-Aid Kit

A first-aid kit is a must-have item for any traveler who likes to explore off the beaten path. This kit can help them treat any minor injuries they may sustain while they are on their trip.


Mini First Aid Kit for Travel, Outdoor

Multi-Tool

A multi-tool is another nifty gift for the adventurer in your life. This small, portable tool can be used for a variety of tasks, like opening cans or bottles, tightening screws, or cutting through tough materials.


Wallet Ninja Multitool Card – 18 in 1 Credit Card Size

Travel Blanket

A travel blanket is another excellent gift idea for anyone going on an outdoor adventure. A fleece blanket is lightweight, compact, and perfect for those chilly nights in the mountains or on the beach.


Travel Blanket Lightweight and Breathable


Wearable Camera

A wearable camera is another fun gift for adventure traveler who likes taking risks and documenting their experiences. This camera can be attached to clothing or a helmet and will capture all the excitement of your loved one's next big adventure.


4K Wearble Camera, Hands-Free Vlogging Camera

If you have an adventurous traveler in your life, consider giving them one of the gifts listed above. These travel gifts will help them explore new places and push their boundaries while on their next trip abroad.

Gifts For The Luxury Traveler

If you are looking for a gift for the luxury traveler in your life, consider something that will make their trip a little more comfortable.


Noise-canceling headphones

Noise-canceling headphones are a perfect gift for the traveler who wants to relax and enjoy their music or movie without the distraction of airplane engines or other passengers. Make sure to buy headphones with advanced noise cancellation technology - the gift recipient will thank you.


Bose Bluetooth Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

Silk Sleep Mask

A silk sleep mask is another fantastic gift for travelers who want to get some rest on their trip. This soft, luxurious mask will help block out all light and let the traveler in your life get some rest even when their hotel room doesn't have blackout curtains.


Silk Sleep Mask with Travel Bag

Silk Pillow Case

A silk pillowcase is a unique gift for luxury travelers who want to enjoy the comforts of home while they are on vacation. Silk pillows make it easier to sleep and stay comfortable and cool while you travel.


100% Silk Pillowcase, Soft, Smooth, and Natural Pillowcase

Last-Minute Gifts For Travelers

If you need to find a last-minute gift for somebody who loves to travel, consider one of the following travel gifts.


Luggage Lock

A TSA-approved luggage lock is a must-have item if the traveler in your life is planning on checking their luggage on their upcoming trip. This lock can help keep your luggage secure and protect all of your valuables while they are waiting to be picked up at the baggage claim.


 TSA Approved Cable Luggage Lock

Travel Journal

A travel journal is a wonderful gift idea for travelers who like to write things down or document their travels. A sturdy, portable journal is great for writing down things like restaurant recommendations, do-it-yourself guidebook tips, or favorite stories from your trip.


Travel Journal Hardcover

Amazon Gift Card

A gift card for Amazon is always an appropriate gift for any traveler on your list. Amazon has everything from books and guidebooks to gifts like electronic travel neck pillows or anti-theft bags that will make your loved ones travels a little less stressful.


 Amazon Gift Card in a Mini Purple Envelope


Gifts For Eco-Friendly Travelers

Eco-friendly gifts are a great choice for travelers who like to minimize the impact their trips have on the environment.


Reusable Water Bottle

A reusable water bottle is among the best gift ideas for travelers who like to pack their own beverages and food when they travel. These bottles are eco-friendly, can be reused again and again, and will save money down the line because you won't have to keep buying bottled water on your trips.

Classic Double Wall Reusable Water Bottle

Solar-Powered Charger

Another gift idea that is perfect for eco-friendly travelers is a solar-powered charger. This nifty little device can be used to charge phones, tablets, and other electronic devices using the power of the sun.


 Solar-Powered Charger Power Bank


Insulated Food Container

An insulated food container is one of the most unique gift ideas for eco-conscious travelers who want to pack their own meals on their trips. These containers can keep food cold or hot for hours, making them perfect for bringing along on long road trips or international flights.


Hot/Cold Thermal Insulated Food Container

Reusable Produce Bag

Another gift that is perfect for eco-friendly travelers is a reusable produce bag. These bags are great because they allow you to shop with less plastic, and prevent fruit and vegetables from getting damaged in transit.


Reusable Produce Bags


Gifts For Travelers With A Sense Of Style

If you know someone who loves to travel but also has a flair for fashion, then you may want to consider buying them some gifts that will help them look their best while on the road.


Passport Cover

One gift option for stylish travelers is a passport cover. This handy accessory can help protect your passport from wear and tear, and can also add a touch of personality to your travel wardrobe.

Personalized Vaccination Passport Holder

Luggage Tag

A luggage tag is another useful gift for travelers with a sense of style. These tags can help you quickly identify your luggage on the airport carousel, and they come in a variety of fun and fashionable designs.


Indestructible Luggage Tags for Travel

Travel Camera

If your stylish traveler loves to take pictures while on vacation, then a good camera is a great gift idea. Digital cameras are affordable gifts that will allow your traveler to take gorgeous shots wherever they go, allowing them to document their adventures in stunning detail.

Check out our article about the best travel cameras.