H If you’re looking for a travel gift for someone who loves to travel, you might not be able to spring for a ticket to an exotic beach on a private jet. But we can dream, can’t we? Yet, there are plenty of items that make for a perfect gift for a friend or family member that will also help make their traveling easier.
So with that in mind, here are six travel-related gifts, perfect for the jet-setter in your life and that are suitable for a variety of budgets.
Six Travel Gift Ideas
1) Carry-On Luggage
Are you stumped on what to get a younger sibling or close friend who always seems to be planning a trip or heading on a plane? Then, a new carry-on suitcase can be a perfect gift. A new case with ample space to accommodate everything they need but right-sized to fit in an overhead cabin, especially one that comes with extra pouches or battery packs, can be a great choice. Plus, it is likely to be something that they wouldn’t buy for themselves, which is what luxury is all about.
2) Camera Phone Lenses
If you love to travel and share your Instagram snaps, then you are not alone. If you have a travel blogging friend who loves to do things for ‘the gram,’ then a set of travel lenses for his/her camera phone can be a fun little gift. It can help someone improve their photography skills, as well as help them capture some unique snaps, for example, with a fish-eye lens.
3) Personalized License Plates
If you are feeling generous and have a partner that loves to take car trips and travel out on the open road, then looking at private plates for their car trips be a really good idea. It is something really unique and can last a lifetime. It is a unique gift, and again, is not something that someone is likely to just buy for themselves.
4) Beauty Travel Kits
With airport security levels being what they are around the world, taking along extra hand luggage can be a bit of a struggle, especially when you’re packing cosmetics or other beauty products. So why not get your favorite gal pal (or guy) a travel essentials kit (sometimes called a dopp kit) that is ready to throw in their checked baggage? Ones with a hanging hook can be placed on a doorknob or towel rack at a hotel without taking up precious bathroom counter space. They are available in most drug and department stores but places like Anthropologie sell kits that are ready to go, and ready to make airport security a breeze.
5) Insulated Water Bottles
Staying hydrated when traveling is really important. So if you are on the lookout for something that is a little less expensive, gifting an insulated water bottle may be a good idea. When traveling, the recipient can use it to keep water cold for up to twenty-four hours, as well as to keep drinks warm for twelve. It can be used at any time of the year and will fit right in a backpack or tote.
No matter what kind of travel experience your friend or family member enjoys, it will surely be enhanced with a good pair of headphones. These allow travelers to drown out the sounds of people around them, listen to music, or watch movies on a flight. So a new pair of headphones can be a great gift.
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*This is a collaborative post written by Amelia Hudson.