10 Cool Gifts for the Frequent Traveler

Whether you have a friend who explores the world as her oyster, or family member who travels for business, these best gifts for travelers are guaranteed to make the trip much more enjoyable, practical, and help preserve memories at home or abroad!

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Whether you have a friend who explores the world as her oyster, or family member who travels for business, these affordable travel gifts are guaranteed to make the trip much more enjoyable, practical, and help preserve memories at home or abroad!

I love love love to travel and see new places. The excitement of navigating a new town, new city….even a new countryside — I love every minute of it!

Most other traveler’s I know feel the same way. There’s just something about journeying through the unfamiliar that satiates your desire for adventure. But traveling comes with it’s limitations too. When you’re out on the road, space is at a premium, and you don’t always have access to the same conveniences you did at home.

Make life for the traveler you know just a little bit easier with ten of my very favorite and affordable gifts. Whether you’re feeding the wanderlust or adding convenience to a business trip, these picks are the perfect mix of practical and inspiring accessories.

1. Adventure Bank

Give your traveler the motivation to save for that next big adventure with this custom hand made Adventure Fund drop box.  Not only is it a great way to save up, it will help them visualize their goal and build excitement for their next trip!

2. Travel Cubes

Whether someone’s going away for a long weekend or traveling internationally, the #1 problem is not having enough space to pack all the stuff they need. These travel cubes {which come in your choice of 8 different colors} help them save space while keeping their suitcase neat and organized!

3. Jewelry Organizer

Jewlery Organizer

If you’re looking for a female-specific gift, a travel jewelry organizer is an absolute must. The number of times I’ve had my husband untangling my necklaces before an outing or conference event is more than you would probably believe! This organizer keeps accessories handy and delicate items tangle-free.

4. Magazine Subscription

Travelers usually spend a lot of time waiting at airports, in cars, on trains, and sometimes in buses. You can help them pass the time with a fun or practical magazine subscription. They can take several issues with them on their next trip, and might even find a few new destinations to visit between the pages!


5. Travel Listography Journal

For the list-maker and travel lover, this is a match made in notebook heaven. There’s 70+ list-inspiring topics (cuisines to try, animals seen in the wild, countries to visit, etc), and spaces to record memories so you never forget your greatest adventures.


6. Curling/Flat Iron Cover

A flat iron case has literally changed my life, or at least the way I travel. No more waiting for my heating tool to cool before we leave the hotel. These cases can beat the heat and come in 5 colorful designs to fit the style of your traveling friend!

flatiron cover

7. Stylish Earbuds

Cute alert! These earbuds are perfect for the next plane ride or car trip your friend is planning. Whether they listen to the latest podcasts, new music, or stream movies on their phone, these headphones will provide their personal audio in style.

8. Travel Documents Organizer

One of the most stressful aspects of traveling is how to keep tabs all the important travel documents. This personal organizer has a place for their flight information, tickets, as well as the most important thing, their passport. And of course, it can double as a safe place for cash as well!

9. Scratch off Maps

This piece of personalized art lets your jet-setting friend take fun trips down memory lane and is one of the most creative gifts you can give your world traveler. Each time they visit a new location, they can scratch off the country to reveal a colorful map. It’s sure to inspire an exploration of new places!

10. Personalized Leather Luggage Tags

Luggage Tags

You’ve been there – at the airport, where every piece of luggage suddenly looks exactly like yours. The traveler on your list has been there too! Custom personalized leather luggage tags take the guesswork out of the baggage claim. It’s a small gift – but hey, you may just save them from a trip to London with someone else’s wardrobe!

I hope I’ve been able to jumpstart your gift guide brainstorming session, but if you’re still not sure what to get that friend or family member on your list, you can jump over to The Ultimate List of Creative, Unique, and Frugal Gift Ideas page for even more ideas.

Every post has a different theme, so you’re sure to find something for that hard-to-give-to individual!

Which Travel Gift is Your Favorite?

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  1. Thanks so much for featuring my coasters! This is a GREAT list and definitely helpful as I plan my gifts for friends and family.

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