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The Best Gifts for Travelers

Have friends who love to roam and can't stay home? Dazzle your favorite globe-trotters with these gifts.

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If you know someone who has a hard time staying in one place or you just can’t stop rambling yourself, you’ve got to check out these items. From scratch-off world maps to travel-friendly coffee makers to personalized luggage tags, we’ve found some of the best gifts for travelers on Amazon.

Travel Icon T-Shirt

Even if you don’t speak the local language, the Icon Travel T-shirt can help you find what you are looking for whenever you are in the world. Made of 100% cotton, this comfy T is covered in logos needed to communicate basics like gas, groceries, phone, Wi-Fi, hotel or bathroom. All you have to do is point. Available for men or women in five colors. Buy it here.

trtl Travel Pillow

Sleeping on the plane can be really hard, and the travel pillows sold in most gift shops don’t do much to help. That’s where the trtl Travel Pillow comes in. The trtl Pillow is super-poseable, giving you support in all the places you need it. This ergonomic approach to travel pillows is sure to keep you from nodding yourself awake by accident. Buy it here.

Wallet Ninja

The Wallet Ninja 18 in 1 Multi-Tool is one of the best gifts for travelers because it is so useful. No bigger than a credit card, it has a working screwdriver, bottle opener, fruit peeler and much more – and you can carry every bit of it on the plane! Made from heat-treated steel, it comes with a lifetime guarantee to never rust, dull or bend. Buy it here

TSA-Friendly Toiletries

When you can’t bring all the liquids you’d like on board, why not take some solids? These 100% organic Solid Shampoo and Conditioner Bars are made with plant-based butters and essential oils. Comes in fully recyclable, zero-waste packaging. Sold as a four-pack; each pack lasts four to six months. Buy it here.

WATOTGAFER Sleep Headphones

Whether you’re trying to catch some shut-eye on the plane or in an uncomfortable hotel room, the WATOTGAFER Sleep Headphones are sure to help. This gadget combines an ergonomic sleep mask with Bluetooth-connected headphones, giving you the ability to completely shut out unwanted light and noise. Buy it here.

Scratch-Off World Map Bucket List Poster

Track world travels with this colorful World Map Premium Quality Scratch Off Travel Poster. Map includes detailed cartography of all seven continents, as well as states, provinces, country capitals and major cities. Comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy it here.

Not feeling the scratch-off approach? Check out this Vintage Pushpin World Map. Rather have an actual globe to pin them on? Take a gander at this Push-Pin Globe. For traveling puzzlers, there’s this Frameable World Map Puzzle.

Stick with the theme and wrap your gifts with this stunning Vintage World Map Wrapping Paper.

BUFF Multifunctional Headwear

Referred to by most fans as simply a “buff,” the BUFF Original Multifunctional Headwear can be worn in over 12 ways to protect the neck and face from the elements while traveling. Comprised of moisture-wicking, quick-drying, microfiber polyester. Comes in one size and a bevy of colors. Easy to pull on, cozy to wear and conveniently machine-washable. Buy it here.

Tzowla Travel Backpack

One of the most important things for a world traveler is a good backpack. The Tzowla Travel Backpack is comfortable, roomy and it packs some other perks, too. The backpack features a a built-in anti-theft combination lock, an extra battery pack for your phone, an exterior USB and headphones port, hidden pockets and a belt that can strap onto your other luggage. Buy it here.

Packing Cubes

Streamline your organizational process while packing when you opt for space-saving Shacke Pak Packing Cubes. You’ll be surprised how much you can squeeze into these! Ultra-lightweight, durable and water-repellent mesh shows contents within and allows for optimal ventilation. Laundry bag included to keep dirty clothes separate. Buy it here.

SABRE Wedge Door Stop Security Alarm

Travelers can sleep soundly anywhere knowing they’ve got the SABRE Wedge Door Stop Security Alarm safely secured under their door. Also great for home and form. Just pop in the proper batteries and it’s ready! Place it as shown and any pressure applied by opening the door alerts anyone within 1,000 feet with a 120 db siren. Buy it here

Brave Era Travel Sheet

Not sure if your hotel or hostel bedding is totally clean? There’s no need to worry if you bring along the Brave Era Naturally Hypoallergenic 100% Silk Travel Sheet for Travelers. This smooth and silky hypoallergenic travel sheet is super lightweight and compact (can fit into an iPhone-sized case) and naturally bug-resistant, letting you lounge in the lap of luxury no matter where you’re sleeping tonight. Machine-washable and quick-drying. Comes with a full-sized pillow pocket. Buy it here

Travel Bangle Traveler Bracelet

This Travel Bangle Traveler Bracelet comes assembled with an airplane, camera, compass, globe and passport. Buy it here.

If you are looking for something more personalized, you can also craft your own charm braceletCharm bracelets are a great gift for people who travel because each charm serves as a unique reminder of every adventure. If you are searching for something specific, you can check for famous building charms and other fun charms.

Personalized Luggage Tags

Anything personalized is definitely one of the best gifts for travelers.

Stylish with a quality, lightweight design on scratch-resistant faux leather and a durable interior, these Personalized Luggage Tags with Strap and Name ID Card hold standard business card-sized address cards and come in 10 colors and 12 designs. Customize before adding to your cart. Buy it here

Travel Infinity Scarf With Hidden Zipper Pocket

Hide your phone, passport, ID and cash in the last place they’ll check – your scarf! This Travel Infinity Scarf With Hidden Zipper Pocket is made of stretchy jersey (half bamboo, half polyester), has two secret hiding compartments that zip and gives a full, chic look to any matching solid top. Comes in four different color combos. Buy it here

KOHIPRESS Original Portable French Press Coffee Maker

Greet the morning with coffee in hand after you prepare it in your own French press. The sleek KOHIPRESS Original Portable French Press Coffee Maker is vacuum-insulated, made of premium stainless steel and can make 12 ounces of your favorite hot or cold coffee. The built-in mesh filter can be reused numerous times, so no need to buy paper filters. A win for the coffee drinker on vacation. Buy it herePrefer to make a little more brew? This one makes up to 3 cups per press.

1,000 Places to See Before You Die Page-A-Day Calendar 2020

Are Vietnam, Morocco and Turkey on your bucket list? Or are Botswana, Slovenia and Zimbabwe more your speed? Unless you’ve seen every bit of the earth, this 1,000 Places to See Before You Die Page-A-Day Calendar 2020 will remind you of the best spots still left to visit. Perfect for a desk or side table. Created by the author of the bestselling book by the same name. Buy it here

What do you think about our list of best gifts for travelers? Will you be buying anything here for a friend (or yourself)? Tell is in the comments and happy travels!


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