Trying to find unique travel gifts for travel lovers doesn’t need to be difficult.
People can be very particular about their travel gear and depending on the type of traveller they are, it can be tough knowing what is a practical or even useful travel gift.
Some travellers delight in packing light while others need as many creature comforts as their baggage allowance will allow. We’ve put together a list of practical and unique travel gift ideas to suit all budgets and travel styles.
Luxury Travel Gifts
If it’s luxury travel gifts you are after, we have them covered. Remember, luxury travel gifts don’t always have to equate to big dollars.
Luxury can be that bit of extra comfort on a flight or luxury travel accessories that make you feel a little special even though you don’t turn left when boarding the plane.
Unique Travel Gifts
If it’s unique travel gifts you’re after – think a pre-paid after-hours tour of Opera Garnier in Paris or arriving in Venice like George Clooney on a pre-arranged private water taxi. A unique travel gift and not as expensive as you might think. We’ve got some great ideas for unique, yet practical travel gifts for all types of travellers.
Practical Travel Gifts
If it’s practical travel gifts such as a hotel or Airbnb gift card, anti-theft bags or a lightweight luggage scale that doubles as a phone charger, we’ve got that too. We’ve even thought of the fitness traveller in your life.
Here are some of the best gift ideas for travellers as chosen by full time travellers. Gifts that will be useful, appreciated or even cherished for many trips to come.
Useful & Unique Travel Gifts for Travel Lovers
Travel Comfort Gifts
Let’s face it, travel can be exhausting and uncomfortable, and flying is often the worst offender. Even when you’re travelling up the front of the plane, flying is anything but glamorous these days. Little creature comforts can go a long way to making a long travel day slightly more comfortable.
Give the traveller in your life the gift of comfort. You may not be able to get them more legroom, but you may make their journey more enjoyable and help them arrive a little more refreshed.
Travel accessories can either be really gimmicky or extremely useful little helpers along your journey. We have chosen only a few travel accessory gifts we believe would be useful helpers on a trip or a little luxury a traveller may not think to buy themselves.
Wet Weather Travel Accessories
Travel Water Bottles
Single-use plastic bottles are quickly becoming a thing of the past. A good reusable travel bottle will always come in handy on any trip. We’ve selected three bottles based on different attributes.
One is collapsible for easy storage. One has an inbuilt purifying straw. The last is designed well for travel but also uses design to change perceptions of single-use plastics and supports clean water initiatives.
Beach Travel Gifts
A day at the beach or a long lazy holiday on a tropical island. Some beach accessories really make a day at the beach, or by the pool that much better.
These are a few of our favourite beach accessories. They are practical, stylish, and versatile for general travel, not just the beach.
Anti Theft Beach Bags
Solve the age old problem of how to keep your valuables safe at the beach or by the pool with these great anti-theft beach bags.
Luggage and packing are the endless travel discussion. The best luggage may never be agreed on and whether you fold or roll remains a personal preference. However, there are a few basic travel gifts that will make packing a little easier and your luggage just a little more stylish.
Much like the personalised leather travel document wallet, monogrammed or embossed leather luggage tags are a special travel gift that will last years. It’s the small, quality travel luxuries that remind us how special travel is.
Tours & Travel Gift Cards
A gift card is a great solution when you don’t know what to buy. An accommodation gift card is a fantastic gift for the budget traveller or backpacker. What better travel gift than a night in a hotel of their choice when they need a break from shared dorms or roughing it.
Accommodation Gift Cards
Looking for a unique travel gift? Surprise someone with a tour or activity at their destination. Choose from thousands of tours, services and activities all around the world. Luxury airport transfers, food tours, private access tours even skip the line tickets. The choices are limitless.
Or, give a tour gift card that allows them to choose their own activity in any destination.
Travel Tech Gifts
Who doesn’t love tech gifts? No one more than travellers – that’s who. There are thousands of great travel tech gifts for travellers on the market, but we have only chosen a few we believe are great travel gifts.
No doubt about it, noise-cancelling headphones are a travel must as is wireless capabilities. Any traveller who doesn’t already own a pair will thank you.
Smartphones are now the camera of choice for many travellers. With some very innovative lens additions, a simple smartphone can match the image quality of some of the better DSLR cameras on the market. A smartphone lens is a great addition to any travellers phone camera kit.
Safe Travel Gifts
Give the gift of safe travel. Simple and useful travel items to make travel safer. These are just a few of our favourite safe travel accessories and anti-theft travel bags.
Always a welcome gift. Travel toiletries are never wasted and always appreciated. Especially when it is a nice set you may not necessarily have bought for yourself. Much like our travel comforts, here is a selection of items to help you feel more refreshed and revived on arrival. Sometimes it’s the little things that can make you feel a whole lot better when you step off a long flight. For the fitness traveller a selection of lightweight exercise accessories suitable for travel.
Inflight Travel Wellness
Exercise Equipment For Travel
Always a welcome gift. Travel toiletries are never wasted and always appreciated. Especially when it is a nice set you may not necessarily have bought for yourself.
Much like our travel comforts, here is a selection of items to help you feel more refreshed and revived on arrival. Sometimes it’s the little things that can make you feel a whole lot better when you step off a long flight.
For the fitness traveller a selection of lightweight exercise accessories suitable for travel.