26 Must-Have Travel Gifts For Christmas She’ll Love
Looking for that perfect gift to give to your gal friend who’s life is in the air? I think we all have at least one jet-setting gal pal, right? This holiday season, I tried to think of gifts that are a necessity and would make traveling a bit easier for them.
Here are the best travel gifts for Christmas for the Jet Set Girl. If you need more gift ideas, check out more gifts for the travel lover here!
Travel Gifts For Christmas
1. Duffel Bag
A pretty and practical duffel bag to gift the traveler in your life. It’s the perfect travel buddy for weekend getaways with girlfriends or carry-on luggage to your next travel destination. It even has a laptop sleeve to store your laptop. You can also find it at Nordstrom!
2. Small Camera
Be your own travel photographer with this Fujifilm Instax Mini 40 camera, an upgraded version of the original Instax Mini. It’s perfect for digital nomads, image makers, shot takers and travel bloggers. This sleek design has a built-in one touch selfie mode and selfie mirror, built-in automatic exposure for ideal pictures every time, and produces instant print photos the size of a credit card that you can place inside your photograph travel journal. Also available on Amazon.
3. International Treats Snack Box
Now this is perfect for someone who enjoys indulging in snacks from around the world. Gift them this Treats box from CrateJoy. It’s filled with a selection of goodies from international countries and with this subscription, they’ll get to try something different each month. You can make them feel like a world traveler without them having to get on an airplane.
4. Whiskey Decanter Globe Set
Whiskey and wanderlust. It doesn’t get any better than for the frequent traveler as these are their favorite things. Gift him or her this Whiskey Decanter Globe Set. It can be used for whiskey, wine or for non-alcoholic drinks like a soda or spritzer.
5. A Bucket List Of Places To Go Book
Gift your travel buddy and travel book like no other. They can build their dream vacation with this eclectic and tantalizing collection of 1,000 life-affirming adventures spanning the 7 continents. This unique guide is perfect for globetrotters and seasoned travelers.
6. Color Map Mug
Gift your travel loving, coffee junkie this Color Map Mug. What I love about this mug is that you can mark where you’ve been directly on it. It’s one of my favorite unique travel gifts on this list. It’s a great gift to reminisce on the places you’ve been or you can plan out your next destination.
7. Smartphone Printer
Portable photo printers have been popular travel gifts for years that’s why I gifted a few of them to my travel friends. They are really fond of tiny printable memories that’s why your travel loving buddy will love this printer too. Print photos and videos from your smartphone easily with this Fujifilm Instax Mini Smartphone Printer.
8. Cozy Blanket
This is the best blanket for the travel lover in your life to travel with. Whether she’s on a road trip, waiting at the airport, on a long flight or spending some time in a hotel/airbnb, she will appreciate having her own cozy blanket during her travels. Especially during COVID times. It’s nice and thick unlike those thin airline blankets that never keeps you warm and big enough to keep you and travel partner feeling warm and cozy. When you’re not using your blanket, you can place it back inside its microplush carrying case to use as a soft pillow.
9. Corkboard Travel World Map
Instead of the common scratch map, why not gift them a Corkboard travel map that’s eco-friendly? It comes with pins of all the world country flags to show where you’ve visited, famous monument pins to showcase where you’ve seen and unique delicacies your have tried with their food pins. It’s the perfect gift for globetrotters who like to record and document their travels with ease and style. One of the best gift ideas on this list!
10. Around The World Hot Sauce Kit
Now here’s a spicy present to give someone who’s also a foodie and likes unique things. This hot sauce gift set comes with 15 exotic flavors for them to explore. Another one of my favorite unique travel gifts for Christmas!
11. Kunodi Travel Speaker
This portable speaker is the perfect Christmas gift and travel gear for those who like to listen to music every where they go. It’s waterproof and durable and it can be taken on hikes, when camping, going to the beach, on road trips or when enjoying a nice bubble bath in your hotel room’s bathroom. It also supports any device or electronics via bluetooth.
12. Amazon Kindle E-Reader
Gifting your globetrotting buddy an Amazon Kindle E-reader will help them pass the time on an airplane, train or bus ride. It’s the perfect Christmas present and they can download anything they want to read including lonely planet travel guides which will indeed help them while they are exploring a new country.
13. Phone Charging Passport
This phone charging passport holder is genius and the perfect item to gift someone who constantly travels. They’ll be able to keep all their important documents and ids safe like their passport, credit cards and travel insurance, and still charge their phone at the same time. This passport holder is also RFID protected!
14. Baubax Travel Shoes
When your travel buddy is exploring a new city, they be might be walking for long periods of time. I mean I’m talking hours so why not gift them a comfortable pair of shoes? I like this shoes from Baubax because not only is it minimalistic and compliments your everyday looks, it has toe-to-heel cushioning with great arch support making it very comfortable to walk in.
Check out these travel gifts for Christmas
Here’s a list of mix chic and luxe travel gifts for Christmas!
1. Globetrotter Leather-Trimmed Vanity Case
Store all your jewelry, perfume and other beauty products in this luxe vanity case. Also includes a detachable mirror for touch ups while you’re in transit.
2. Royce New York Leather Eye Mask
For those completely dependent on eye masks when traveling to adjust to time zones and jet lag. Comfortably keep lights out while traveling on a plane or train or to ensure a seamless sleep.
3. Contigo Stainless Steel Travel Mug
The perfect size to stay hydrated all day long throughout your travel journey. Has an AutoSeal Technology that is leak and spill proof!
4. Bang & Olufsen H9s Beoplay Wireless Headphones
Great set of headphones that will drown out snoring and crying babies. The acoustics are also expertly tuned by the label’s sound engineers so you can listen to music, podcasts or audiobooks without distraction anywhere your travels take you.
5. Herschel Supply Co. Shoe Bag Set
Keep your shoes separate from everything else. A great option to help keep your suitcase organized.
6. Abby Duo Traveler
This luxe toiletry bag made out of vegan leather is the perfect travel companion. Pack all your essentials using the two main compartments.
7. Calpak Medium Hardshell Hat Box
A durable & water resistant hat box to store your hats during travel. It’s all the perfect size for a weekend getaway or quick trip. It even includes a pouch for toiletries and small items.
8. Neck Sofa Pillow
With an ergonomically designed memory foam, this pillow will help you relax better and encourage proper posture inside the plane.
9. Tumi Province Luggage Accessories Collection
A collection of premium leather accessories for your travel journey. Choose from luggage tags and passport covers to personalize with complimentary monogramming.
10. Aesop Arrival Travel Kit
A beauty cure-all set to help revive weary travelers. Comes with body and hair care staples small enough to take along your travels.
11. BÉIS The Packing Cubes
Organize your luggage with ease with this six piece packing set. Comes with two drawstring bags, three different sized cubes, and one cosmetic bag.
12. Calpak 22-Inch Rolling Spinner Carry-On Suitcase
A beautiful carry-on that’s stylish, lightweight and easy to carry. Has a TSA pre-approved lock and an expansion sleeve to increase packing capacity. Comes in different colors and sizes.
I love the mini makeup set idea! Might have to buy it for myself though
This year I gave all my travel buddies a pair of Silver linings for Xmas.. they are silver lined shoe inserts that get rid of odor and protect your shoes so your favorite pair of travel flats last longer and stay fresher