We all know that person who seems to be out of town every weekend. Whether they’re gallivanting through Europe or spending the end of the year somewhere tropical, anyone who travels frequently knows that having the right accessories can make the difference between a smooth journey and a chaotic one. Luckily, that means globetrotters are some of the easiest people to shop for during the holidays. To make your gift search even easier, we’ve rounded up the most useful travel essentials that would make great gifts to fit their on-the-go lifestyle. From skincare products that will help them brave airplane air to spacious bags big enough for all their souvenirs, here are the best travel gifts for the loved one who’s always itching to head to a new destination.
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With a zippered shoe compartment and an extra-wide opening, this travel bag can fit everything you need for a weekend away.
No more knotted necklaces or misplaced earrings: This organizer keeps all your jewelry safe and tangle-free in transit.
Lightweight, water-resistant, and easily portable, a Kindle is so much more convenient to travel with than physical books.
With a slim profile and multiple zippered compartments, this backpack was tailor-made for the traveler who can’t live without their laptop.
Take your self-care routine on-the-go with a wireless mini humidifier that can hydrate your skin on the plane, in the car, and beyond.
Leave your full-size products at home and only bring what you need with these leakproof capsules.
For the person who never travels without their entire skincare routine, this toiletry case keeps full-size products upright and organized for mess-free travel.
Say goodbye to overstuffed suitcases with packing cubes that keep all your items neatly contained.
About the size of a credit card and nearly as thin, this portable charging bank is as compact as it gets.
For your loved one who could use a little help with organization, this case is a must-have for all their tech necessities.
Made from buttery-soft suede with a lightweight, flexible sole, these loafers are designed to collapse flat so you can easily pack them in a suitcase.
The relaxed fit and super-soft stretch fabric make these ideal for long travel days where you want to be as comfy as possible.
Personalize this passport case and luggage tag set with their initials for a thoughtful gift they’ll use every time they travel.
An elevated take on your basic belt bag, this faux leather version provides hands-free organization for all your essentials.
This see-through travel pouch can hold anything from makeup to tech essentials and comes in tons of fun colors.
Stay hydrated on the go with The LifeStraw Go Series water bottle which filters out bacteria, parasites, microplastics, and more so you can fill up with confidence.
Made with ginger root, geranium, and lavender oils, this roll-on offers quick relief from mid-flight stress or weariness.
Never go over the weight limit again with a digital scale that tells you exactly how much your suitcase weighs.
Skip the cheap airline headphones and wirelessly connect to in-flight entertainment using your own headphones.
Behold: a travel pillow that *actually* supports your neck during mid-flight snoozes.
It’s called the “jet lag mask” for good reason. This ultra-hydrating formula makes dry airplane skin a thing of the past.
Make going through security a breeze with these cushy sneakers you can slip on and off completely hands-free.
Snap pictures and record videos without having to get out your phone with these camera-equipped glasses.
Bring along this travel journal to keep track of your itinerary, accommodation info, and favorite memories from the trip.
This faux fur blanket makes the coziest travel companion, and at less than 2 pounds, it’s ultra-lightweight and easily packable.
These editor-loved headphones block out noise for peaceful plane rides.
This zippered case folds open like a book to reveal clear compartments that let you easily see and access your favorite products.
Designed for women by women, this personal safety alarm offers peace of mind wherever you are in the world.
For the girlies who never leave the house without their water bottle, this sling bag is the perfect accessory for sightseeing and outdoor activities.
You’ve heard of weighted blankets, but a weighted sleep mask is the tension-easing travel essential you didn’t know you needed.
Made from flexible silicone for a comfortable fit, these ear plugs will help you block out noise so you can sleep soundly on planes, in hotels, or wherever you are.
Don’t let lost belongings ruin your trip. This smart tracker ensures the only thing you have to worry about is making your flight.
Keep your AirTag secure and protected with a personalized holder you can attach to your luggage, purse, or key ring.
Lightweight and easily packable, this quilted puffer is a no-brainer for long travel days and changing climates.
With spaces for your passport, travel documents, e-reader, SD card, and credit cards, this water-resistant holder fits everything you need to breeze through the airport.
Keep your sunglasses protected from scratches and damage with a magnetic case that can hold up to three pairs.
Part duffel and part garment bag, this carry-on-friendly bag can hold a full suit or dress, plus three days of clothes and shoes.
Get your greens in on the go with travel-size packs of this editor-favorite drinkable supplement.
Fill this album with postcards for a beautiful keepsake from your travels.
This portable steamer was made for that person who stuffs clothes haphazardly into their suitcase instead of actually folding everything.
This hangable, water-resistant organizer keeps all your toiletries contained without the worry of leaks or spills.
Stash this reusable eye mask and eye serum set in your personal item to boost hydration and reduce puffiness mid-flight.
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