If you’re looking for gifts for the traveler, I’m rounding up the best travel gifts for your friend or family member. These are the best travel gifts for frequent travelers – from road trips to long-haul flights and everything in between, finding the perfect gift is not always easy. I should add that eve though they may not feel personal, a gift card is always a great option. So here are the best travel gift ideas, from electronic devices to a travel backpack. There’s something for everyone on this list, from fun travel gifts to the most useful travel gifts – my travel gift guide has a variety of beautiful gifts for the traveler in your life. And you can read more travel content here.

 

Gifts for The Traveler

 

Do you have that person in your life who regularly takes long flights or often finds themselves sleeping in a hotel room? Whether you’re looking for a birthday gift or something to give this holiday season, your favorite traveler would love anything on this list. Here are the best gifts for travelers. 

 

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Paravel

Aviator Suitcase

Every frequent flyer needs to great carry-on spinner. The Aviator Carry-On Plus is crafted of sustainably-sourced materials including recycled polycarbonate, recycled aluminum, and recycled vegan leather.  And this one (which I own) is a beauty.
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Away

Carry-On Spinner

We have the full Away set and it's great - priced well, looks sleek, has great interior organization, 360° spinner wheels, and more thoughtful details. We bought the full set for my in-laws one Christmas and they loved it! Makes a great gift.
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Paravel

Weekender

This one is beautiful – I have it in this style and love that it matches the carry-on spinner. It has enough space for a laptop and all my travel essentials, smart straps that slip over the handles of your luggage, and a crossbody strap. 
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Cuyana

Easy Tote

A beautiful leather tote that is perfect for travel and everyday.
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Naghedi

Woven Tote

My favorite vegan tote, this is great for everyday and travel. I love how light it is, how much it holds, and that it looks good with everything.
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Pink Lemonade

Travel Set

There's nothing quite like a cozy blanket and eye mask for those red-eye flights.
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White and Warren

Cashmere Travel Wrap

This cashmere wrap is the perfect oversized blanket scarf and is one of the softest, most luxurious things I own. It's a splurge but I use it every single winter and every time I travel during colder months.
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Paravel

Fold-Up Backpack

I have this in black and actually keep it in my bag or car for whenever I need it. It's a must have, especially if you're traveling with kids and need to be hands-free.
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Cuyana

Tech Carryall

Perfect for the work traveler or those who, like me, cannot travel without their laptop.
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Calpak

Packing Cubes

A practical gift for the traveler who loves to stay organized.
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Mark and Graham

Packing Cubes

Had to include a striped version.
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Aviator Carry-On Suitcase

Every frequent flyer needs to great carry-on spinner. The Aviator Carry-On Plus is crafted of sustainably-sourced materials including recycled polycarbonate, recycled aluminum, and recycled vegan leather. A spinner (carry-on on 4 wheels) is a must-have for getting through the airport, and this one is beautiful. It glides so smoothly, and the design is the best I’ve seen. I keep my tote or duffel on top and just glide it through the airport. Keep your must-haves for travel in your tote and choose a bag with comfortable handles or one that slides onto your spinner’s handle. 

Weekender

A weekender, duffel, or any kind of travel bag is a traveler’s must-have. This one is beautiful – I have it in this style and love that it matches the carry-on spinner. It has enough space for a laptop and all my travel essentials, smart straps that slip over the handles of your luggage, and a crossbody strap. 

Tote Bags

I have and love this vegan woven tote in two colors. It’s easy to travel with and holds all my essentials. The Cuyana tote is a soft, unstructured, double-handle bag that carries it all—for work and play, at home and while you travel.

Fold-Up Backpack

This is the perfect travel gift and actually made it to Oprah’s Favorite Things. A great gift idea for anyone who is always on the go. 

Tech Carryall

I just ordered this tech carryall and like that unlike most laptop cases, it has two pockets for cords and other necessities. It comes in two different sizes (I got the larger one for my Macbook Pro) and is such a beautiful and useful gift for anyone with a laptop who loves beautiful things.

Packing Cubes

I wouldn’t call these one of the most unique gift ideas for a traveler, but these two sets are two of my favorites. A great travel gift for the organizer in your life – packing cubes are one of my personal favorites. From shoe bags to packing cubes, this beautiful set can be monogrammed and comes in a few colors. It makes a great gift. 

Clarity Clutch

These are a bit pricey but they’re well-made, hold up, and are great for travelers or anyone who is on the go. I am not an avid traveler anymore, but keep miscellaneous essentials in my clarity clutch in my tote. This one is great for moms, too.

Travel Jewelry Case

This travel jewelry case is beautiful and would be great on the go or in your closet. I like keeping the pieces I wear regularly in a small jewelry case so they’re easy to find. 

Monogrammed Train Case 

This is on my wish list this year. It’s made of full grain leather and measures 7.5″ L x 10.25″ W x 6.5″ H | 19.1cm x 26cm x 16.5cm. It’s tall enough to fit 7 inch full-size containers upright and has two interior zippered pockets and four interior open pockets. There’s a large elastic band to secure bottles and small elastic band for hair ties; both with snap closures and water-resistant lining to protect the case from spills. Metal D-rings were thoughtfully included to the exterior so you can clip on a crossbody strap for easy carrying. 

Cosmetic Case

This Clarity Case is a TSA-approved clear travel makeup case and sure to delight even the most discerning jetsetter.

Leather Travel Case Set

Everyone needs a toiletry bag for all their essentials and travel lovers will love this set. This set is beautiful, can be monogrammed, and I’ve had mine for years. It comes in a bunch of different colors and makes a great travel gift.

Capsules

These capsules are amazing and hold everything from serums and creams to vitamins and jewelry. It’s a great idea and is one of the most practical travel gifts you can give. The compact design is a space-saver, and these eliminate single-use plastics since they can be filled with everything you use at home. 

Handheld Steamer

This looks like the easiest-to-use and most convenient steamer. If you know someone who loves a pressed collar (like yours truly) this would be an appreciated and fun travel gift. 

Wireless Headphones

These are the most budget-friendly airpods, but they’re great. I have this set and they’re the perfect fit, and work well on an airplane. 

Compact Camera

On my most recent trips, I haven’t brought my DSLR out at all. It’s just too big with kids and all my stuff, but a more compact camera would be such a nice thing to have. 

Portable Charger

The compact travel charge is the size of a few credit cards, and the mini charger is even smaller. I love both options – such practical gifts for the traveler and ones that would be appreciated by anyone who loves to travel. Something with multiple USB ports is always a bonus for the professional traveler. 

 

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