Are you stumped over what gift to buy the travel-lover in your life? Check out my list of 17 great gift ideas to help inspire you!
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1. Packing cubes ($27)
Keep organized while traveling with these handy and light-weight suitcase organizers. These are perfect for anyone who, like me, start a trip with an organized bag but find it in total chaos by the time you arrive at your destination.
Never be caught traveling with the wrong travel adapter again. This all-in-one piece covers more than 150 countries with US/EU/AU/UK plugs and can also charge mobile devices with the USB attachment. Note: Before purchasing this item, ensure that it has the right in-put socket for your home country.
Backing up your travel photos and videos is crucial when traveling – nothing would be worse than arriving back from your travels to find you’ve lost your treasured memories. Fortunately, external storage devices have both decreased in price and in size over recent years.
4. GoPro (prices start at $129)
This is the ultimate versatile camera for travelers and adventure seekers. With the addition GoPro accessories, you can take this camera on sky-dives through to scuba dives and everything in between. Furthermore, GoPro offers cameras suitable for both the starter and expert videographer.
Keep organized by storing your GoPro bits and pieces in this stylish storage case.
6. Scrubba washbag ($55)
This “pocket sized washing machine” helps keep your clothes clean wherever you go and claims to be twice as effective as hand-washing. Inside this easy-to-pack, lightweight bag is a flexible washboard.
Carry your library wherever you go with a Kindle. Newer models have built in 4G allowing you purchase and download books within seconds from wherever you are in the world. Spend a little extra to get a model with back-lighting and say goodbye to your reading lamp or flashlight.
8. Portable device charger ($26)
Never get caught without charge on your phone or tablet again. These chargers are especially useful when traveling long journeys or when you plan to use your device intensely to take photos or live-tweet from events.
This is a fun way to keep track of the countries you’ve visited by scratching each off on this fun wall-map.
Travelers looking to keep in shape while on the road should check out these inflatable dumbbells and ankle weights. These travel weights have cushioned hand-grips and eight attachable water chambers each holding up to 4 pounds of water, up to 16 pounds per dumbbell. When you’re ready to move, simply drain the water and pack in your case!
11. Mobile Foodie Organic Survival Kit ($28)
This is the ideal gift for travelers who like to cook for themselves while on the road. Each spice is secured in a moisture and humidity-resistant, BPA-free pot to ensure freshness.
12. Grid-it Organizer ($7)
Keep your bits and bobs organized in this rubberized woven elastic organization system. It’s the ideal way to store your chargers, notepads, pens, wallets and more.
13. SHOLDIT Basic Clutch Wrap Purse ($40)
These stylish scarves double as a discreet place to store your keys, money, passport, cell phone or personal items.
Keep your toiletries, jewelry or makeup organized with this hanging organizer.
Be prepared for all eventualities with this light-weight medical kit designed for weekend camping and week-long treks.
Never worry about paying an overweight baggage fee again with a digital luggage scale. This model also doubles as a portable travel thermometer.
Preserve your keepsakes, from ticket stubs to postcards and maps, with this travel stub diary. Acid-free pages will keep travel memories in tip-top shape for years to come.
Give the Gift of Travel
Some travel agencies, such as the Flight Centre, allow you to buy gift certificates for travel. Money for travel is a sure-fire hit!
Make a Donation
Agencies like Oxfam allow you to give gifts that transform lives. The donation you make under your loved ones’ name could help buy anything from clean water or school supplies for people living in poverty.
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