BEST Gifts for Travelers in 2023

Need great gift ideas for travel lovers? Here are my picks for the best gifts for travelers for 2023. From practical and useful travel gifts to fun and unique travel gifts, these presents are sure to please the traveler in your life.

Best Gifts for Travelers

Best Gifts for Travelers
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1. Electronics Organizer

This electronics organizer helps travelers keep their electronic devices and accessories organized.

2. Noise Cancelling Headphones

Noise cancelling headphones are great gifts for frequent flyers who want to sleep on a long flight. These are the best headphones I have found.

3. Travel Coffee Table Book

A coffee table book about travel like the Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips provides travel bucket list inspiration for their future trips.

4. Universal Travel Adaptor

universal travel adaptor is one of the most useful travel gifts for any international traveler.

5. Kindle

A waterproof kindle is great gift for travelers. Getting lost in a book is one of my tips on how to survive a long flight in economy. It is also waterproof so they can even use it to read at the beach. Looking for book suggestions? Check out my list of the best travel books.

6. Journal

A journal is a great gift for travelers that prefer to write things down. This travel themed journal is a great gift for travel lovers but here are more simple journals.

7. Smartphone Waterproof Case

This waterproof phone case is a great gift for active travelers that want to keep their smartphone dry while taking photos in the water or under waterfalls (we used ours all the time in Iceland!).

8. Action Camera

A GoPro camera is a great gift for a beach lover or more adventurous traveler. If a GoPro is beyond your budget, this underwater action camera is more affordable and gets great reviews.

9. Compression Socks

Compression socks help prevent swelling and DVT and are essential for long flights and road trips. This pair is really cute.

10. External Battery

This external battery is one of the most practical travel gifts. Travelers can charge their phone and other electronics when there are no power outlets.

11. Luggage Tags

Luggage tags are great stocking stuffers for travelers.This Vintage Suitcase Luggage Tag is cute and will help the traveler in your life spot their luggage more easily.

12. Cute Passport Holder

A cute passport holder is a great gift for international travelers. It will keep their passport from getting ripped or damaged.  This passport cover can be personalized with their name and even favorite travel quote.

13. RFID Blocking Travel Wallet

This stylish RFID Blocking travel wallet is perfect for organizing travel documents and other carry-on travel essentials, and has an RFID blocking shield material which protects from identity theft.

14. Scratch Off World Map

Globetrotters can keep a fun record of their travels with a scratch off world map.

15. Reusable Water Bottle

Every traveler can use a reusable water bottle. Not only is using a reusable water bottle good for the planet but it will save them money not having to purchase bottled water.

16. Digital Luggage Scale

Avoid excess baggage fees and make packing stress-free with a digital luggage scale that ensures your luggage stays within airline weight limits.

17. Packable Daypack

A lightweight, foldable backpack like this water resistant backpack is perfect for short hikes and day trips.

18. Bamboo Travel Cutlery Set

This gift is perfect for travelers that strive to live an eco-friendly lifestyle. Instead of using single use plastic utensils and straws, they can use this bamboo travel cutlery set on their travels which also comes in an easy to carry pouch. Here are more eco-friendly gift ideas.

19. Travel Subscription Box

A travel subscription box or food subscription box is a great gift for those that want to travel from home. Foodies will love Universal Yums which sends travel lovers snacks and candies from a different country each month.

20. Travel Experience Card

Give the the travel lover in your life a gift they can use on one of their future trips. A GetYourGuide gift card can be used for tours, day trips, skip the line tickets worldwide. Fever gift card can be used for unique and exclusive experiences in various cities around the world. Gift cards can be purchased in various denominations which make for a great travel gift whatever your budget.

21. AirTags Trackers

Worried about your checked bags being lost? Put a tracker (such as an Apple AirTag) in every one of your checked bags so you can track them. Apple AirTags only work with Apple devices. For Android users, Samsung Galaxy SmartTag are similar and work for Samsung Galaxy devices.

22. Travel Themed Ornament

Looking for a unique Christmas gift for a travel lover? Get them a travel themed ornament for their Christmas tree. A world map ornament is a classic choice. I also like this passport ornament and this personalized luggage ornament.

23. Scrubba Portable Laundry System Wash Bag

The pocket-size system is the useful for travelers that don’t have access to a washing machine.

24. Flexible Tripod

A portable flexible tripod is a great gift for travelers that want to take better photos but don’t want to carry a large bulky tripod. This flexible phone tripod comes with a bluetooth wireless remote for selfies and group photos. This gorillapod holds DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

25. Travel Drone

If you want to take those amazing aerial photos you see on instagram, you might want to invest in a travel drone.  One of the best travel drones is the DJI Mini 2 which is perfect for beginners and is also ultralight and foldable.

(Looking for more gift ideas for your favorite traveler? Here are 100+ of the best gifts for travel lovers.)

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  1. Excellent list! I am a big proponent of the kindle. Amazon little device big entertainment value 🙂

  2. The electronics organiser is a fantastic idea – all my gear usually ends up in a tangled mess in my carry-on bag.

  3. Lots of these would come in handy for me, especially the electronics organizer. I’d love to snag a Go-Pro too.

  4. The Electronics Organizer is a great idea. Because I always use old toiletrybags for my cables and such LOL.

  5. WOW! This is like a checklist for my next trip. I always forget to take universal adaptor. Thanks so much.

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