I know 2020 has been an unusual year for travel and we have all adapted to enjoying local adventures instead of faraway vacations. In saying that, the travel bug appears to be very much still alive in all my fellow travel lovers out there. To help you buy for your travel crazed friends and family these holidays, I have put together this guide featuring 22 of the best gifts for travel lovers.
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22 Best Gifts for Travel Lovers 2020
The following gift guide includes a wide range of options, including affordable stocking stuffers all the way up to more luxury gifts. Every item is unisex and can be enjoyed by any travel lover! Whether you’re looking for a holiday gift, birthday gift, anniversary gift, or just because, this travel gift guide will help you find the best travel gifts for that special someone!
Wooden world map
This 3D wall map comes in 4 different wood styles and various sizes to fit any space. I love that you can pin the places you’ve traveled to! It also comes gift wrapped, ready for gift giving.
Give them the gift of a dreamy cabin stay! There are so many amazing cabins all around the world to choose from. If you’re PNW based, I put together this list of 24 cabins and treehouses to rent in Washington State.
Filter water bottle
It can be tricky to find clean water when traveling and buying single-use plastic bottles should always be avoided. I love this Epic Travel Filter Water Bottle because it’s easy to use and lightweight.
This little device might look odd, but trust me, it’s a must-have! The Flight flap weights almost nothing and can be used in a variety of ways on a flight. I mostly use it to watch movies on my iPad or phone.
I literally take my Kindle Paperwhite everywhere and find it to be the best travel companion for long travel days. I love that the new version is waterproof and comes in 4 different colors!
Another incredible Peak Design product is their Tech Pouch. It’s perfect for storing cables, chargers, batteries, camera accessories, and travel essentials. Comes in 5 different colors and holds its form when open (so handy!)
They can say goodbye to single-use plastic waste with this aesthetic and functional cutlery set. The kit comes with every kind of utensils you could need for on-the-go eating and drinking, plus a compact and convenient pouch.
Noise Cancelling Headphones
I take the Bose Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones on every single trip I go on and also frequently use them in everyday life. These are a must-have for travel in my opinion!
Silk eye mask
The Slip Silk Eye Mask is a gift of luxury and comfort. This eye mask feels so nice to wear and is great at blocking out light when flying and sleeping in bright rooms. Comes in 24 colors and patterns.
These Kuju Single-Serve Pour-Over Coffee packets are so handy when traveling. There is no compromise on quality or taste, they are easy to use, ethically sourced, no-mess, and way more affordable than buying coffee out every day of your trip.
Packing cubes are a lifesaver when traveling! Not only do they help organize clothing and accessories, but they help you fit SO much more in your suitcase! I love the quality and functionality of these Peak Design Packing Cubes.
In the past, I have struggled with finding the right planner to fit in with my travels. I made the switch to a digital Arftful Agenda planner and it has been so much more convenient for travel. Feel free to use my affiliate code (RR177283) for a complimentary cover design.
This foot sling is a lifesaver if you are short and subsequently need extra foot support on flights. I notice less back pain on long haul flights when using this foot sling, and it’s super easy to pack and assemble.
The Topo Designs Camera Cube is the perfect gift for someone who likes to travel with a regular bag but also carries their camera with them. It’s a padded cube that fits inside most backpacks/bags and keeps your camera gear safe.
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