20 Unique Travel Gifts
Are you looking for interesting travel gifts? Check out our favorite travel gifts for men and women in this handy guide featuring the latest and greatest travel products on the market.
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1. AirPods Pro – Noise Cancelling
Just in time for the holiday season, Apple has release the new AirPods Pro. The two major improvements over traditional AirPods are the noise cancellation feature and the customizable fit. Check them out in this video. Available from $249.99 USD on Amazon.com (as of Oct.30th, 2019.
2. Wonderboom 2 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
Keep those tunes going by the beach and in the pool with the Wonderboom 2 waterproof bluetooth speaker. It has 360 degree sound, an outdoor volume booster, a 13 hour battery and it floats! Available from $79.99 USD on Amazon.com.
3. Herschel Packables
No need to enlist help to get your suitcase closed at the end of a trip. Check out these lightweight and durable ripstop bags from Hershel Supply Co. They take up almost no space in your luggage and are perfect in a pinch. Even better, there is a color (or color combo) for every personality! Herschel Packables are available as a backpack or a duffle and are very well priced at only $30 USD. Get free standard shipping on orders over $35.00.
4. Books That Inspire Travel
Atlas Obscura (2nd Edition) – Discover hidden wonders in the latest edition of An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders. 100 new places, 12 new city guides, and a fold-out map of a dream around-the-world journey. From $29.99 USD on Amazon.com. (Atlas Obscura has a really great guide for kids too for $14.99 USD on Amazon.com).
The Ultimate Ski Book – In this book, skiing expert Gabriella Le Breton assembles everything passionate skiers want to know, and a lot more – the most beautiful views, the most remote resorts, and the best restaurants. From $65 USD on Amazon.com.
Living in Mexico – Barbara and René Stoeltie, the dynamic writer and photographer duo, have struck gold again—this time with a truly breathtaking look at Mexico’s most remarkable abodes. This diverse selection of villas, casitas, haciendas, cabanas, and palapas paints a lively and colorful picture of Mexican style. From $19.99 USD on Amazon.com.
5. Travel Laundry Bag
Keep all your travel laundry in one place. This clever bag has a drawstring closure and starts out small for easy packing (unzipping when needed). From $9.99 USD on Amazon.com.
6. Vintage Travel Posters
Brighten up a room with colorful and fun vintage travel posters. These are available with or without a frames in a variety of prints on Etsy.com.
7. Mountain Whiskey Glasses
Perfect for the outdoorsman, these whiskey glasses have a mountain imprinted design on the bottom, creating a classic look with a modern touch. Set of 4 from $24.99 USD on Amazon.com.
8. GoToob Minis
We’ve all seen these before of course, but have you seen the minis? For those of you who have ever tried to stuff more than 3 x 100ml (3oz) bottles into a 1 quart clear plastic bag for security screening, you will know why this matters. From $14.99 USD on Amazon.com.
9. Kindle Oasis 3 E-Reader
Released in 2019, the latest Kindle Oasis 3 is the thinnest and lightest yet, with an all-new ergonomic design. It includes a 7″ screen, the longest Kindle battery life yet, and a leather charging cover (that can boost the battery life to months). From $249.99 USD on Amazon.com.
10. Pinnable World Map
Get a daily dose of travel inspiration with this wall sized canvas and wood framed world map for the home or office. From $52 USD on Etsy.com. Comes in both black and white or color, and in various sizes.
11. Airplane Footrest
While it looks a little strange, this footrest, that hangs from the tray table while make that economy class red-eye way more comfortable. The foot hammock gently sways with the motion of the plane and helps to prevent lower back pain, stiffness and leg swelling suffered during long flights. From $9.99 USD on Amazon.com.
12. Travel Gift Cards
Want someone to have a special splurge. How about a gift card from Fairmont Hotels, The Four Seasons, Rosewood or Kimpton? Check for deals on Black Friday or Cyber Monday as sometimes hotel brands offer bonus dollar deals.
13. Travel Cord Organizer
Ever found yourself shoving a bunch of cables into a Ziploc bag before heading on a long flight? Get organized with this hard shell cord case. From $16.99 USD on Amazon.com.
14. Trtl Travel Pillow
The Trtl travel pillow provides just the right neck support for an overnight flight allowing you to arrive feeling refreshed rather than bleary-eyed. Sure…it looks a little odd, but it does the trick! From $29.99 USD on Amazon.com.
15. Bestek International Travel Charger
Why do you need this? While many modern hotel rooms have docking stations for your devices, older hotels, or your charming Airbnb property may not. The Bestek charger is a wonderful place to plug everything in. From $39.99 USD on Amazon.com.
16. Pinnable Mini Cork Globe
Get a visual of where you’ve been and where you long to go! The pinnable mini cork globe provides a little more flexibility over those single use scratch maps (reuse!). From $39.99 USD on Amazon.com.
17. TSA Approved Toiletry Bags
No more Ziploc bags! These reusable TSA compliant toiletry bags strictly follow the 3-1-1 liquid regulations for all airlines, making it quick to pass through airport security. A perfect travel accessories for women and men. From $11.99 USD on Amazon.com.
18. New and Improved Packing Cubes
How do you improve on the traditional packing cube? Well, with a packing cube that can be compressed to save space in your luggage when needed! From $25.99 USD (set) on Amazon.com.
19. The iPhone Jack Adapter (3 in 1)
Sharing is caring. This little splitter not only allows you to plug in two sets of headphones (with 3.5mm jacks), but it also allows for charging at the same time (a huge frustration for iPhone users). This adapter come with various port configurations options to suit different needs. From $14.99 USD on Amazon.com.
20. Plane Amenity Kit
Enjoy the convenience of an all in one plane amenity kit. These sets from Herschel Supply Co. include a flight pillow, slippers, eye mask, and earplugs. They also come in several different color combination. From $30 USD on Herschel.ca.