Searching for the perfect holiday gift for that traveler in your life? Well, we have 20 fabulous ideas that will inspire the wanderlust in anyone!
In preparation for our year-long journey around the world, my husband and I spent a lot of time researching products that would best support our adventure. We considered the durability, price, and quality of each item and came up with a must-have list that will enhance your travel experience. We can recommend these products with confidence because we actually tested them with great success during our own personal excursion. So, let our trials be your guide to finding the best travel apparel in the industry for your special someone!
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THE BEST GIFTS FOR TRAVELERS NO MATTER WHAT YOUR BUDGET
Travelers want to pack things that are light and multi-functional. So, here is a list of our top 20 favorite travel products that are sure to excite any vagabond in your life!
TRAVEL GIFT GUIDE FOR 2021
GIFTS UNDER $25
#1 – JOTO Floating Waterproof Phone Pouch
An excellent gift for any adventurer this Cell Phone, Credit Card, Wallet, Money Waterproof Dry Bag is great for beach, pool, fishing, swimming, boating, kayaking, snorkeling and water park activities. The air padding design on the pouch makes your cell phone float easily so, no more worries about dropping your precious belongings in the water.
#2 – Bug Bite Thing Suction Tool
Perfect if you are traveling to tropical areas, this Bug Bite Thing Suction Tool removes insect venom, saliva, and other irritants left under the skin using suction. By removing the irritant, the body stops producing the reaction that is causing you to itch & swell. Works on: mosquitoes, bees, wasps, biting flies, no-see-ums, chiggers, sea lice & more!
#3 – 16 Pack Travel Bottles Set for Toiletries
This is a nice assortment of travel containers in a useful zip case and great for any traveler. The top of these travel bottles and containers are very secure. They will stayed sealed in your luggage while traveling and the size is perfect for the security check at the airport.
#4 – Bumpers Massage Flip Flops
These incredible flip flops lasted our entire year of travel and beyond. I’ll never go back to regular flip flops again. They are perfect for rejuvenating a weary traveler’s feet. Bumpers sandals are designed to give feet more support, style, and a massage at the same time! Specialized Reflexology & Acupressure design energizes feet and legs with small, massaging bumps. Each step can improve circulation, reduce pain & swelling in legs, ankles, and feet!
OK, so I admit to a little self-promotion, but this book is a damn good resource for any travel enthusiast. Yes, I wrote an incredible guide based on my family’s year-long trip around the world. This beautifully described travelogue is brimming with practical advice and handy travel tips. Just Plane Crazy is essential reading for all those who yearn to live life more fully. Above all, it shows that anyone can do it! No matter if you plan to travel solo, as a couple, with friends, or with your family, this guide is a must-have resource to assist you in every step of your journey. This book is THE MOST comprehensive resource for planning, implementing, and living your travel dreams. It truly is the Ultimate Guide to Affordable, Adventurous World Travel!
#6 – LifeStraw Personal Water Filter
The LifeStraw is a great lifesaver to protect your belly and keep you healthy anywhere in the world. This advanced water filtration system protects against 99.999999% of bacteria (including E.coli, Salmonella), 99.999% of parasites (including Giardia and Cryptosporidium), 99.999% of microplastics, as well as sand, dirt, and cloudiness.
#7 – All-in-one International Power Adapter
Minimize the amount of chargers you travel with by investing in this gem. The Travel Adapter covers over 150 countries with US/EU/UK/AUS plugs and Powerful Dual USB Ports. It can be worked in Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and so on. This universal charger is compatible with almost all USB Devices like Apple iPhone 7/6S/5S/4S, Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5/S4, Sony, Nokia, HTC, LG, HUAWEI, ZTE, Bluetooth Speaker, Digital Cameras and so on.
#8 – Yofi Nurture Yourself Multi-Compartment Hanging Toiletry Bag
This is a great foldable toiletry bag that is easy to pack and takes up minimal space in your luggage. It is an awesome way to stay organized and you can hang it up once you get to your destination. It features 4 compartments with zippered mesh storage, while the bottom one has a clear zippered compartment with mesh pockets. This helps keep your things visible for quicker access.
GIFTS UNDER $50
#9 – Roku Premiere | HD/4K/HDR Streaming Media Player
Watch what you love from anywhere in the world. We used a Roku while staying at Airbnb’s to bring the comforts of home to us. Upgrade your streaming with a massive selection of free, live, and premium TV, including Roku Originals and 200+ free live TV channels on The Roku Channel.
#10 – Power Bank 10000mAh USB C Portable Charger
This portable charger is a savior during long flights or drives. The OD-B7 Powerbank features handy built-in cables that are compatible with Apple, USB Android devices, and USB-C. Declutter your life and never have to carry around additional cords.
#11 – TravelWise Luggage Packing Organization Cubes
These TravelWise Packing Cubes are a must-have to stay organized, especially if you plan to do long term travel. PACKING MADE EASY – This 5 piece travel organizer set (1 small, 2 medium and 2 large packing cubes) compartmentalizes similar size items in their own “small drawers” to streamline packing and more efficiently utilize interior luggage space.
#12 – Baggallini Take Two RFID Bryant Crossbody Purse
I used this small purse, which is more like a wallet, throughout our entire journey around the world and it is still going strong three years later. I loved that I could fit all my credit cards, money, passport and cell phone into the pouch and was able to hide it discreetly under my clothes or jacket throughout our travels. Customize your comfort with an adjustable, removable strap designed with busy days in mind. Made with water-resistant material, this small crossbody bag is a breeze to spot clean.
#13 – Gonex 100L Foldable Travel Duffel Bag for Traveling
This foldable travel bag is great if you need extra room for your souvenirs. It packs easy and provides a lot of space for your extra belongings. This duffle is featured with internal end-pouch& shoe compartment, multiple pockets, 2 handles, adjustable& removable long shoulder strap and sleeve on the back to slip it over luggage handles to offer you better usage experience.
GIFTS UNDER $100
#14 – High Sierra Elite Weekender Convertible Travel Backpack
This is a high quality, durable pack that we used for day trips around the city or for hiking. It has lots of zippers and pockets and plenty of room for storage. This college laptop backpack is designed to be easily convertible, with various straps and handles that lets it function as a backpack, duffel, or satchel. The High Sierra Elite Weekender boasts a large main compartment; featuring a dedicated laptop sleeve fit for a 17-inch laptop; a dedicated tablet sleeve; a premium organizer compartment; and a fleece-lined accessory pocket.
#15 – BOB AND BRAD Q2 Mini Massage Gun
This mini massager is a great way to relax after a long day of exploring. It is small, easy to pack and gives a great on-the-go deep tissue massage. Q2 MINI is your pocket-sized partner, giving you the highest quality muscle treatment with unparalleled portability. Compact but powerful, Q2 MINI is the most agile massage device that goes wherever you do.
GIFTS UNDER $150
#16 – Bose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds
These are the best earbuds I have ever purchased. They stay in your ear when you are running or working out and they are sweat resistant. They have an excellent sound and you can make clear phone calls while being active. A high quality audio experience, consistently balanced at any volume, thanks to Bose active EQ. Wireless convenience, with easy Bluetooth and NFC pairing aided by voice prompts Up to 6 hours battery life per charge.
#17 – Eddie Bauer CirrusLite Down Hooded Jacket
This ultra lightweight down jacket provides optimal warmth and is super easy to pack. It is the perfect coat to bring when you will be visiting a variety of weather conditions and you have to account for all of them. It took up very little room in our luggage and kept us cozy even when we were in Patagonia. The incomparable sub-zero warmth and lightweight comfort of down insulation makes harsh winter a lot more manageable. This hooded down jacket’s water-repellent nylon shell provides another level of protection. It isn’t your ordinary hooded down jacket because it features two secure zip side hand pockets and an interior pocket to carry your essentials, elastic-bound cuffs and hem at waist to minimize heat loss. It comes in men’s, women’s and children.
GIFTS UNDER $200
#18 – High Sierra XBT – TSA Laptop Backpack
During our year-long trip around the world, we each carried this incredible High Sierra Backpack. I loved it because it was extremely rugged and provided the greatest amount of room for our stuff and still fit in an overhead bin on an airplane. It comes with tons of zipped pouches to keep your things secure and organized. TSA friendly design: The bag unzips and lies flat for going through airport security without the hassle of removing your laptop. Multiple pockets including a zippered mesh pocket, pen pockets, lidded media pocket and key fob hook are perfect for keeping all of your smaller items secure.
#19 – Travelpro Maxlite 5 Softside Lightweight Expandable Upright Luggage
This luggage is incredibly sturdy and held up during our entire globe-trotting adventure and beyond. We did a lot of research to maximize packing capability without having to check a bag. A half pound lighter than the maxlite 4 version, this ultra lightweight, ultra durable 22″ expandable Rollaboard suitcase maximizes your packing power and meets carry on size restrictions for most domestic airlines. Polyester fabric with stain resistant, water repellant duraguard coating and ergonomic, high tensile strength zipper pulls provide lasting durability. High performance ball bearing wheels and lightweight yet sturdy power scope Lite handle with stops at 38 inches and 42.5 inches reduce wobble and ensure a smooth, easy roll.
#20 – Bose SoundLink Revolve Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This small, but powerful Bose Portable Speaker is perfect for jamming to tunes or watching movies in your hotel room. With up to 13 hours from a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, you get more play time.. Charging is easy via the Micro-B USB port. SoundLink Revolve II is dust and water resistant (IP55 rating), so it will stand up to splashes by the pool. Built-in microphone — Take calls and access your device’s default voice assistant right from the Bluetooth speaker. Or connect the speaker to an Amazon Alexa-enabled device, like the Echo Dot, for even more hands-free control of your music.
Check out more amazing, must-have travel products at Just Plane Crazy Travel. Wishing you lots of fun on your adventures!
Wow! Thank you for this comprehensive list! Many items are not only good for travel but daily use. You gave me some good ideas for the person who “ has everything” and providing direct links to the products makes it easier.
Alisa thanks so much for your comment. I’m so glad the info was helpful!