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* Gifts that to pack on any trip
* Smartwatches, luggage, clothing and more
* Gifts for all types of travelers
Buying a gift for the friend or family member that’s constantly on the move can be very useful. There’s always some new accessory, gadget or piece of clothing that inspires adventure and makes it easier. The catch is that the gift has to be worthy of valuable luggage real estate, because even novice travelers know that light packing is good packing. Below are some jet-setting gift options that any traveler would love to pack – no matter their age, destination or cabin class.
Sunbeam Travel Iron
There’s no way around clothes getting wrinkled in a suitcase, but you can get them fresh and crisp once you arrive with the right travel iron. This one comes highly rated on Amazon and makes a great gift for just $6.
2. How to Pack: Travel Smart for Any Trip
This packing guide isn’t just for newbies. Besides tips on fitting everything in your bag, How to Pack gives useful tips on what to bring to certain destinations, as well as changing routines to save space (i.e. how to edit your beauty routine and still look great). It also includes handy packing planners for organized preparation.
3. Trtl Travel Pillow
Trtl has revolutionized the travel pillow game. It conveniently folds up to save space and offers scientifically proven neck support that a normal U-shaped pillow doesn’t. Unless your giftee is flying private, they’ll take it on every flight, train ride or road trip.
4. Wantdo Women’s Down Jacket
Down jackets are the perfect outerwear travel companion because they provide serious warmth, go with anything and can be compacted to fit anywhere. This one makes a great gift because it’s relatively low-priced, but offers good quality and everything you need from a down jacket.
5. ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters Hammock
ENOs allow you to set up and enjoy a two person hammock wherever you are in the world. It’s super lightweight and packs into a 5×5” storage bag for easy transportation while traveling or hiking.
6. Herschel Supply Co. Duffle Bag
Like most of Herchel’s luggage, their duffle bag showcases classic charm but provides real modern utility. This one comes in a huge variety of color combos and features a shoulder strap, drop handles and a shoe compartment. For less than $100 it’s probably the best duffle you can get.
7. GoPro HERO5 Session
The best way to capture any vacation is with a GoPro. We recommend this HERO5 Session because it has the same industry-leading durability and video quality as their other cameras, but packs it all into a tiny 1.5” cube.
8. Apple Smart Watch
Great smartwatches make the best travel companions. Constantly accessing your phone’s information while getting on a flight, wandering around a city, biking or exploring nature can be difficult, and it puts your phone at risk for theft or damage. Apple’s smartwatch solves these problems, and makes a great gift.
9. Bose Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones
Bose has been the premiere noise-cancelling headphone brand for years now, and they just released this new iteration of the QuietComfort 35 with wireless capability. It elevates an already superb set of headphones and puts them at #1 for travelers.