40 Genius Travel Gifts for the Jet-Setter in Your Life

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We all know that person who seems to be out of town every weekend. Whether they’re gallivanting through Europe or prefer to spend the end of the year somewhere tropical, the one thing they all have in common is that they will return expecting goodies. Finding the perfect travel gifts to fit their on-the-go lifestyle is the obvious route for present-searching, and luckily, globetrotters are some of the easiest people to shop for during the holidays. So, we’ve rounded up all of the most lovable yet useful items they can take with them as they jet off to their newest destination. 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 just always itching to head to a new location. 

Finding the perfect present has never been easier, right? Well lucky for you, there’s even more where that came from—click here to browse our entire holiday gift guide.

BÉIS
With a zippered shoe compartment and an extra-wide opening, this travel bag can fit everything you need for a weekend away.
BIPOC-OWNED
WOMEN-OWNED
Mark & Graham
For the fashionista who's out of town every weekend, a convenient jewelry case will solve her biggest problem (AKA tangled necklaces).
Sunski
From the pool to the beach to the trails, you'll want to take these flattering, comfortable-all-day sunglasses everywhere.
ECO-FRIENDLY
Cadence
Leave your full-size products at home and only bring what you need with these leakproof capsules.
BIPOC-OWNED
SMALL BUSINESS
ECO-FRIENDLY
WOMEN-OWNED
Amazon
These editor-loved headphones block out noise for peaceful plane rides.
Madewell
Lightweight and easily packable, this quilted puffer is a no-brainer for long travel days and changing climates.
ECO-FRIENDLY
Cuyana
With spots for your keys, phone, water bottle, and laptop, this insert turns your messy tote into an organized dream.
BIPOC-OWNED
ECO-FRIENDLY
Seavees
Make going through security a breeze with these cushy, slip-on sneakers.
Tinggly
The best gift for a traveler? More travel. This gift lets your loved one choose their own adventure from a list of incredible experiences around the world.
ECO-FRIENDLY
Cuyana
Made of buttery-soft leather, this editor-favorite tote is a luxurious upgrade to your basic personal item.
BIPOC-OWNED
ECO-FRIENDLY
Steripod
Infused with peppermint essential oils, this protector keeps your toothbrush fresh and clean no matter where you pack it.
Amazon | LARQ
Stay hydrated wherever you go with a self-cleaning bottle that purifies your water at the touch of a button.
SMALL BUSINESS
ECO-FRIENDLY
Calpak
With a slim profile and multiple zippered compartments, this backpark was tailor-made for the traveler who can't live without their laptop.
BIPOC-OWNED
WOMEN-OWNED
Ettitude
Turn that airplane seat into a sleep sanctuary with this luxurious travel set made from silky-soft bamboo fabric.
SMALL BUSINESS
Pareto
Lightweight fabric and a relaxed yet sophisticated fit make these the ideal travel jogger.
SMALL BUSINESS
ECO-FRIENDLY
WOMEN-OWNED
Amazon | Kexi
This portable steamer was made for that person who stuffs clothes haphazardly into their suitcase instead of actually folding everything.
Amazon | Riemot
Travel hands-free with a cup holder that attaches to the handle of your luggage.
Fawn Designs
You know that one friend who could fill an entire suitcase with beauty products? This beautiful set is for them.
SMALL BUSINESS
WOMEN-OWNED
Dagne Dover
For your loved one who could use a little help with organization, this case is a must-have for all their tech necessities.
BIPOC-OWNED
SMALL BUSINESS
ECO-FRIENDLY
WOMEN-OWNED
Summer Fridays
It's called the "jet lag mask" for good reason. This ultra-hydrating formula makes dry airplane skin a thing of the past.
BIPOC-OWNED
SMALL BUSINESS
WOMEN-OWNED
Everlane
Featuring two external zip pockets and an internal divider for added organization, this fanny pack will be a go-to for any traveler.
ECO-FRIENDLY
Amazon | OEE
Say goodbye to overstuffed suitcases with packing cubes that keep all your items neatly contained.
Kinfield
Stash this skincare set in your bag to protect against sun, bacteria, and bugs wherever you go.
ECO-FRIENDLY
WOMEN-OWNED
The Fileist
Anyone else leave their favorite hats at home because they're too bulky to pack? The solution: this genius hat holder for your carry-on.
SMALL BUSINESS
WOMEN-OWNED
Multitasky
Because even the girl on the go deserves a little pampering, this mini humidifier can turn any car, bus, or plane into an oasis.
BIPOC-OWNED
WOMEN-OWNED
Amazon | Sleepy Rest
File this under genius inventions we wished we knew about sooner. Use this footrest to help ease swelling and discomfort.
Apple
Don't let lost belongings ruin your trip. This smart tracker ensures the only thing you have to worry about is making your flight.
She's Birdie
Designed for women by women, this personal safety alarm offers peace of mind wherever you are in the world.
SMALL BUSINESS
WOMEN-OWNED
Typology
Filled with five travel-sized essentials, this set includes everything you need for a full face-care routine on the go.
BIPOC-OWNED
SMALL BUSINESS
ECO-FRIENDLY
Clutch
About the size of a credit card and nearly as thin, this portable charging bank is as compact as it gets.
SMALL BUSINESS
Royce New York
With space for your vaccine card, passport, and credit cards, this RFID-blocking holder fits everything you need to breeze through customs.
Amazon | Trtl
Behold: a travel pillow that *actually* supports your neck during mid-flight snoozes.
Away
This hangable, water-resistant organizer keeps all your toiletries contained without the worry of leaks or spills.
BIPOC-OWNED
WOMEN-OWNED
Papier
Bring along this travel journal to keep track of your itinerary, accommodation info, and favorite memories from the trip.
Amazon
Keep your phone steady for in-flight movies without having to hold it.
Vacation
It may be winter, but you can still enjoy those summer vacay vibes. This "Pool Boy" candle smells like relaxing at a luxurious resort.
ECO-FRIENDLY
Priority Pass
Granting access to over 1,000 premium airport lounges around the world, this pass ensures layovers don't have to suck.
Fellow
For the friend who needs coffee to function (even on 6 a.m. flights), this travel mug will keep their drink as warm and tasty as possible.
J.Crew
For the traveler who loves nothing more than lounging on a beach, this packable straw hat is a must-have accessory.
Amazon | UBeesize
With flexible legs that you can set up on any surface, this phone tripod makes it easy to capture the perfect shot.
Manduka
For the traveling yogi, this yoga mat is super light and foldable, without sacrificing grip or strength.
ECO-FRIENDLY
Aesop
Made with ginger root, geranium, and lavender oils, this roll-on offers quick relief from mid-flight stress or weariness.

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