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49 Gift Ideas For Your Friend Who Is Always Traveling

Who doesn’t love jetting off around the world and discovering new places? But what type of a gift can you get someone who lives for traveling?

Here are 49 gift ideas for your friend who is always traveling.

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#1 NOCO Genius GB40 Boost Plus 1000A UltraSafe Lithium Jump Starter


  • A lithium battery jump starter rated at 1,000 Amps (7,000 Joules3S).
  • Spark-proof connections and reverse polarity protection.
  • Recharges USB devices, like smartphones, tablets, and more.
  • 100 lumen LED flashlight with multiple modes, including SOS.
  • Jump starts gas engines up to 6 liters, and diesel up to 3 liters.
  • Provides up to 20 jump starts on a single charge.

Contributor: Kenzy Kundrat from NOCO

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#2 WaveSound 3 Wireless Headphones

Available in Black Glow or White Shine, the Paww WaveSound 3 headphones strike an elegant chord of premium sound quality, active noise cancellation, comfort, and value. So whether you fly a lot, work in a noisy office or simply love the calm of a rare silent retreat, the WaveSound 3 headphones give you a listening experience free from distractions. Hear everything as it was intended. And absolutely nothing else. 

Contributor: Beth Gard from lotus823 

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#3 Foot Roller – Treat Heel Pain

This product would make a great gift as a person who travels is always on his/her feet. Hence a foot roller would help comfort them and take the pain away after a long day exploring the sights. 

Contributor: Jay Patel from Body & Recovery

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  1. This product is actually terrible, why it’s #1 right now is beyond me. I used it once and my foot grew 3 SIZES!!! I can’t fit any of my shoes anymore, all my friends and coworkers call me Big Foot, Sasquatch, Clown Feet Girl, etc.

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#4 MommyGo Natural Energy Shots

MommyGo Natural Energy Shots - are perfect for travel. Only 3-oz in size, they curb appetite so you're not tempted on unhealthy snacks. And most importantly - they are very effective for jet lag.

Contributor: Elena Ledoux from MommyGO 

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  1. MommyGo can go on the carry-on. I have one each Lavender Coconut, Rose Almond and Ginger Lime on the plane with me.

#5 One World Futbol – Unpoppable, Unbreakable, Non-Deflating

One World Futbol never needs a pump and never goes flat, even when punctured! It was designed to be ultra-durable and outlast ordinary soccer balls. Whether your pal is going camping in the woods, enjoying a pickup game along their travels on the beach or hiking in the mountains, the One World Futbol is perfect for all types of terrains.

Research has shown that play is critical for the healthy physical, social and emotional development of children, especially those living in disadvantaged communities.

As we search for more creative ways to keep active on the road -- what better way than to engage in a local pickup game of soccer. We know from experience that the One World Futbol makes an ideal addition to road trip travels.

Contributor: Dana Young from One World Play Project, Inc

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  1. I have had one of these for 8 years and it’s still unpoppable and unstoppable! No more soccer cemetery in my backyard!

#6 Water Resistant NOMATIC 40L Travel Bag

The Nomatic travel bag is perfect for travel, gym and everyday gear. It’s designed for quick 1-3 day trips and has raised just under $500k with over 3,000 backers. Nomatic’s three previous bag campaigns have sold over $5 million with more than 25k backers. 

Made with strong waterproof tarpaulin that’s built to last and lined with RFID blocking, users can seamlessly switch between backpack and duffel bag and never have dangling straps again. 

“We set out to design the perfect travel bag for shorter overnight and weekend trips,” said NOMATIC co-founder Jacob Durham. “As we heard from our customers, we listened to their feedback, analyzed the functionality of our product line and scrutinized every detail. We are incredibly proud of the result – a functional and durable travel bag that is great for quick trips and everyday life.” 

The side handle can easily slide the bag onto roller luggage. There’s a new water-resistant pocket for damp clothing, water bottles, or any liquids to keep other items safe while on the move. The bag also features laptop and tablet pockets, mesh and zipper pockets for cords and power banks as well as a full perimeter zipper to give the widest opening possible for optimal packing and easy access. 

Contributor: Lisa Bernstein from Nomatic

#7 STEAM CLIP™ Advanced Multi-Tool

STEAM CLIP™ is the world's first tool specifically designed to let shower steam relax wrinkles and works with all hotel hangers and in all shower types. It takes a proven travel hack to the next level! Plus it’s a travelers multi-tool: a bottle opener, smartphone stand, thread/tag cutter, ruler and hanger to keep jacket or purse off airport restroom floor. 

Perfect for business travelers, frequent fliers, Airbnb, cruise ships and more. Compact, light-weight and made in the USA. 

Contributor: Randy Blevins from Functional Tonic Designs

#8 Eco-Friendly Mother Erth Tote Woven

It is all the things you would want in a bag that not only empowers you to keep going whether if you’re on the go or exploring, but also empowers the mothers we work within the Philippines to become their best selves. 

Mothers are given opportunities to earn a steady income crafting fashion-forward handbags with plastics pulled from the waste stream - One step in the right direction towards restoring our outdoors and planet! 

Contributor: Matthew McKay from Mother Erth

  1. Perfect gift for a friend who loves to travel! Not only because of its positive environmental impact but also it’s durability, strength, and chic look!

#9 LifeSaver Liberty Portable Water Purifier

Clean water is never a guarantee when you're on the go around the world. The Liberty(tm) is the world's first and only water filter bottle and inline pump filter combined, making it a versatile and convenient option. The Liberty's ultrafiltration cartridge effectively removes 99.9999% of bacteria, 99.99% of microbial cysts such as giardia or cryptosporidium, and unlike most filters on the market, 99.999% of viruses. 

The design makes it a cinch to use with no chemicals, electricity or strenuous sucking required. The Liberty also comes with a 5-foot scavenger hose that allows users to pump and filter clean water from the source into additional containers. FailSafe technology ensures that water cannot pass through once the filter membranes are blocked, so you can rest assured you'll never drink contaminated water. The Liberty bottle holds up to 13.5 oz. of clean, filtered water and weighs just 24 oz

Contributor: Suzanne Hermann from LifeSaver 

#10 Makeup Pocket Palette Travel Makeup Kit

A new travel makeup kit that boasts 3 products packaged into one disposable pouch about the size of a Post-It note. The Pocket Palette has enough product for a full face of makeup with a single serving of mascara, BB cream (or foundation for the darkest shade), and a dual-use, lip/cheek color. 

It comes in 4 different shades and costs $11.99 for a packet of 3 or $34.99 for a pack of 10. Never worry about TSA throwing away your makeup again! 

Contributor: Lynda Peralta from Pocket Palette

#11 Union Street Traveler Backpack

The Acme Made Union Street Traveler Backpack is an expanded version of the Union Street Commuter Backpack. With designated compartments for laptop, tablet, sunglasses and water bottles, this bag keeps busy jet-setters organized. And, its spacious central compartment provides ample storage for the rest of your gear. 

Cushy padding at shoulders and lower back along with adjustable sternum strap make this bag comfortable to carry no matter the distance you need to cover. This backpack also features the premium fabrics, sturdy hardware and precision stitching that has made Acme Made famous around the world.

Contributor: Megan Benedict from Acme Made

#12 Portable Laptop Battery for Travel

Lightweight and powerful, this external laptop battery will keep your favorite globe trotter's computer charged up while exploring. No more waiting in line for open outlets, just plug and go.

  • 24,000mAh / 88Wh
  • Hi-voltage Laptop Port (12V, 16V, 19V, or 24V)
  • USB-C and USB QuickCharge Outputs
  • Compatible with MacBook, Surface, Dell, Lenovo and more
  • 1X Full Laptop Charge for Most Models

Contributor: Julia from Voltaic Systems

#13 Minnie by OLIKA

Minnie by OLIKA, a bird-shaped hand sanitizer spray. She is unique and functional combing to be the perfect gift for the frequent flyer on your list! Minnie is cruelty-free, vegan and gluten-free! With essential oils and nourishing aloe vera, our natural formula quickly cleanses the hands and hydrates for up to 24 hours. One Minnie replaces 15+ bottles of comparable gel based hand sanitizers. She was just named one of the best hand sanitizers for travel by Conde Nast Traveler.

Contributor: Jessica Postiglione from OLIKA 

#16 Cocoon Air45 Neck Pillow

The pillow deflates and takes up minimal space when it's not in use. It is lightweight, so it doesn't add too weight as well. When I need it, it is super comfy. It's so small that I can use it on long car rides as well as the plane.

Contributor: Janice S. Lintz from JaniceLintz

#17 KnowRoaming Global SIM Sticker

The ultimate world traveler needs a way to stay connected in every country they visit. The KnowRoaming Global SIM Sticker is the perfect gift. 

The SIM Sticker is applied just once to the SIM card of an unlocked phone/tablet and only activates when you travel abroad so you never have to worry about finding roaming solutions or costly carrier packages for each trip. 

All usage is prepaid and transparently managed in real-time in the KnowRoaming app so travelers are always in control of how much they're spending. 

KnowRoaming offers rates up to 85% less than traditional carriers in 200+ countries. Unlimited data packages are also available in 100+ countries and counting. 

Contributor: Lisa Cimini from KnowRoaming 

#18 Theft Prevention Pocketed Scarf

People always tell you to watch out for pickpockets when traveling. This scarf allows you to keep your essential belongings close to you without anyone knowing. It’s a great place to keep your valuables, keep warm and stylish at the same time. 

Contributor: Josh Hensel from Jets

#19 Card Caddy

We're all looking for ways to spend quality time with friends and family and a game of cards is a great way to do it. But those paper boxes the cards come in fall apart quickly and then your cards are easily lost or damaged. Then when it's time to play a game, those draw and discard piles get knocked over and it's tough to play if you don't have a level surface. 

The Card Caddy solves both of these problems, appeals to a wide market and is attractively priced at $5.99 for our Single Decker and $6.99 for the Double Decker. It has a wide range of appeal to parents who want a portable alternative to their kids playing on their devices; players of traditional card games like Bridge, Canasta, Rummy, casino games and countless others; and tabletop gamers and collectors of trading cards. 

Contributor: Chris Nichols from Narrows Hill 

#20 Setout Divide Backpack by Tortuga

Avoid checked bag fees and skip the hassle of baggage claim. The Setout Divide carry on backpack by Tortuga is compact with enough packing space for the essentials. Designed for light packers and short trips, the backpack can be expanded from 25L to 35L for extra room when they need it. Use the two-compartment layout to separate clean clothes from dirty (or large pieces from small) to stay organized en route. 

The Setout Divide packs like a suitcase, opening from the front for quick and easy packing and unpacking, but it carries like a backpack. Designed to maximize comfort, the ergonomic padding and removable hip belt make this backpack an ideal travel bag for exploring new cities. 

Contributor: Melissa Archer from Tortuga Travel Backpacks

#21 VinniBag Inflatable Travel Bag

Vinnibag ® is a versatile travel accessory that suspends items in a liquid-tight air cushion. Whether you’re a frequent flyer, foodie, collector or extreme sports enthusiast, VinniBag is a great travel companion for anything that can break or leak in a suitcase, backpack, boat or car trunk.

From wine, olive oil, and gourmet treats to perfume, medications, camera lenses and collectibles, contents are isolated, immobilized and cushioned by the air chambers, and sealed with a specially designed closure. Also great for cell phone and keys while boating or at the beach (it floats!) and wet swimsuits or soiled items.

The air chambers conform to the contents – even multiple small items, which are suspended independently without touching – and the inflation can be varied from none at all to full protection. It only takes a minute to inflate and seal VinniBag.  Toss it into a suitcase and you’re ready to go. (VinniBag doubles as a great headrest, lumbar support, and bath pillow too!) Engineered to withstand significant fluctuations in altitude and temperature, VinniBags meet or exceed all TSA & airline regulations.

Contributor: Heather Mack from Ellessco LLC

#23 Baiji Bottle Collapsible Silicone Water Bottles

One of the things you're always short of when you're traveling is space. Carrying a large, ridged water bottle around is a drag when flying. With a collapsible water bottle, you can easily empty it and shove it into a spare pocket; perfect for dealing with carry-on luggage and airport security! Not only that, because it's made of resilient silicone, it can take a real beating without getting damaged! The world traveler in your life will thank you for it! 

Contributor: Jackson Hardaker from A Pair of Travel Pants

#24 Traveling Sleeper Package

The possibility of achieving great sleep while traveling is a wonderful gift for the frequent traveler. The Wink and Rise Traveling Sleeper package puts this elusive pursuit within reach so travelers can make the most of their trips.

This package includes an ultra-lightweight 40 Blinks eye mask for blocking out ambient light and creating a soothing microenvironment, a lightweight Travel Blanket Scarf to provide the perfect extra layer in chilly surroundings, a versatile Ostrich Pillow Mini, which is ideal for resting one's head against vertical or horizontal surfaces, and a .5 oz travel-sized tin of Sleep Comes Easy salve, a wearable aromatherapy scent with notes of chamomile, lavender, bergamot, and lemon, to help your recipient relax and drift off peacefully.

Contributor: Casey Gardonio-Foat from Wink & Rise

#26 Speedo Men’s Surfwalker 3.0 Water Shoe

These are the perfect shoes for walking along rocky beaches, climbing a waterfall or going anywhere there is water and rocks. They are another must bring on every trip.

On my recent adventure to Zambia's Angel Pool at Victoria Falls, everyone on my excursion remarked how they wished they had them. My feet were nice and cozy while they walked in pain.

Contributor: Janice S. Lintz from JaniceLintz

#30 Cool-Jams Moisture Wicking Travel Sleepwear

Cool-jams travel sleepwear can make sleeping while traveling so much more comfortable. Here's why:

  • Cool-jams lightweight moisture-wicking fabric helps restful sleep by regulating body heat. The fibers in the sleepwear pull heat and moisture to the surface of the fabric where it quickly evaporates and helps to keep the body temperature regulated. It feels like cotton, is lightweight and silky to the touch.
  • Cool-jams sleepwear is perfect for the traveler because it's compact, wrinkle resistant and quick drying-in fact testing shows that it is the fastest drying fabric in the world (4X faster than cotton). We've also built in a natural antibacterial component to keep the sleepwear fresh and odor free. These features are all very important requirements for travel clothing.
  • The pajamas are comfortable for either warm or cool climates, summer or winter seasons. When it's hot, the pajamas draw excess heat and moisture away from the body and when the temperatures get cooler, the pajamas still feel warm and cozy.

Cool-jams Sleepwear offers a variety of moisture-wicking, quick-dry pajama styles and colors for men and women in sizes S-3X. Prices range from $29 for separates to $129 for a 3 piece set.

Contributor: Anita Mahaffey from Cool-jams Inc.

#31 Jaq Jaq Bird Children’s Mess Free Chalk Coloring Book

For those traveling with kids, Jaq Jaq Bird's reusable Chalk Color It Book is a must-have. It makes travel so much easier (and fun). In fact, this coloring book was inspired by a family's travels in Europe.

Not only does it encourage creativity, but it's also compact, easy-to-pack, and mess-free. It even includes a set of zero-dust Butterstix chalks.

Contributor: Rachel Sung from Jaq Jaq Bird

#32 Chrysmela, The Most Secure Earring Back

Have you ever lost an earring?

On the go, you have no time to worry about losing a favorite earring or to go find a perfect replacement.

Flaunt your favorite earrings with confidence, from VIP airport lounge to the beach party. One pair fits all types of earrings with straight posts. So no guessing the size and types of earrings they wear. Hypoallergenic. In Platinum, 24K yellow and rose gold. $50.

Gift ready in a small, pretty box. It also makes a great hostess gift - How often did you need a thank you gift on the road? Keep a few Chrysmela in your carry on. Pop the tiny package in the thank you/birthday card envelope, and you are good to go!

Contributor: Mayumi ISHII from Chrysmela

#33 UnbuckleMe

UnbuckleMe is the perfect gift! It is an award-winning product that makes it EASY to unbuckle child car seat buckles.

The red button on child car seat buckles is hard to push, so kids can't get themselves out. UnbuckleMe is the Mom-Invented solution that makes it 50% easier to unbuckle, and does not attach to the car seat. We invented this product for parents or grandparents with arthritis, weakness, or even long fingernails! Turns out that every family has someone who struggles with these car seat buckles!

Bonus: Under adult supervision, kids can quickly unbuckle themselves in the carpool drop-off line, so mom doesn’t have to get out of the car to do it or crawl to the third row. Kids 4 yrs+ can feel like “big kids” by unbuckling themselves, or their younger siblings.

Contributor: Becca Davison from UnbuckleMe

#34 MyAir Comfort Mask

My Air™ is an advanced filtration mask that supports hydration, and reduces jet lag, airborne pathogens, allergens & contaminants. The filter membranes reduce moisture loss by 88% (a leading cause of jet lag), and block 99.997% of viruses, bacteria, allergens & contaminants down to 0.1 microns. 

MyAir Comfort mask helps anyone look good and feel good - traveling, gardening, visiting a hospital or just slogging through cold & flu season. 

There are 18 fashion-forward fabrics to choose from, the mask is reusable & washable, and the replaceable filters are easy to use. We make them here in the USA, and they're ultra comfortable, ultra lightweight, and ultra breathable.

Contributor: Heather Mack from Ellessco LLC

#35 Osprey Farpoint 40 Travel Backpack

I've just bought this bag and it's the best investment I've ever done in travel! Meaning it would be perfect for any friend who is always traveling! Why? Your friend will never have to pay for baggage again as you can take this on as hand luggage! Awesome quality too, my other Osprey bag I've had since my first round trip back in 2015 and it's still going strong! Highly recommended!

Contributor: Dan Elson from IAmDanElson

#40 Victorinox Swiss Army Huntsman Pocket Knife

No matter what kind of traveler you are, this compact & easy to carry pocket knife with other utility tools will help you in one or other day to day situations on your any trips. It is a must have essential for any traveler into outdoors and adventure travel especially. 

There have been countless times I have used it as a traveler in the last decade. Opening a can or a cork or a beer, cutting a cord or thin branches, picking something stuck in the ground or cutting the papers or apples; the opportunities of its usage are so numerous. Being compact enough makes it a worthy gift !! It is one of the best things I ever purchased under $30. 

Contributor: Dheeraj Sharma from Devil On Wheels

#41 Grow Fragrance Natural Air Freshener

New to the market, Grow Fragrance came out of a desire for a product that smelled like amazing candles we all know and love, but was toxin free and made from *100% plants*. 

They proudly stand behind ingredient transparency, being toxin free and the fact that their aromas smell like nature…because they come from nature! Eliminate unpleasant odors, instantly freshen fabric or simply elevate the mood, Grow Fragrance is a delight to the senses and a friend to the planet and your wallet! 

NEW 2oz travel sizes are perfect for unpleasant smells in hotels/luggage!

Contributor: Katie Rose Cronin from Grow Fragrance

#42 EverSmile WhitenFresh Breathe Freshener

WhitenFresh has numerous benefits, including:

  • TSA friendly packaging and sizing.
  • High bacteria-killing power. According to the National Institutes of Health, bad breath is often caused by bacteria that builds up in the mouth. WhitenFresh gives people a way to quickly get rid of the bacteria that may lead to bad breath.
  • Providing a great whitening tool for sensitive teeth. Those with sensitive teeth may find it difficult to use other tooth whitening products because they often make the condition worse. WhitenFresh does not cause sensitivity because it uses a low dose of hydrogen peroxide to whiten.
  • Keeping the mouth fresh between brushing and flossing. Since it’s easy to carry in a purse or pocket, people can freshen up on the go, even when they are not near their toothbrush. It can be used before or after meals, before heading into a meeting, or anytime a fresh mouth is needed.
  • Having a great flavor. Nobody likes to try to whiten their teeth with products that are messy or don’t taste good. WhitenFresh has a great mint flavor and there is no messiness.
  • Offering versatility. WhitenFresh can be used by just everyone, and they can all benefit. Those with braces can use it to help clean and brighten their aligners, and it is also effective at helping to diminish wine and smoking stains.
  • Being simple to use. You just spray 2-3 pumps into the mouth on the teeth and tongue, swish it around for up to 20 seconds, and then spit out the excess or swallow it. The formula is so gentle that it can be swallowed if spitting is not convenient.

“No matter where you are or who you are with, you want great breath, clean teeth, and a nice white smile. It gives us confidence and makes us feel good,” added Dr. Florman. “WhitenFresh has been designed to help people love their smile and feel confident with their look.”

Contributor: Leigh-Anne from EverSmileWhite

#45 The Airhook Air Travel Cup and Electronic Device Holder

The Airhook is a two-in-one solution for airplane travel comfort: a stable drink holder and a secure mount for an electronic device (cell phones to tablets 8.5 inches tall when horizontal) that attaches to the tray table in its locked position.

Designed to elevate the level of convenience by allowing for maximum legroom, The Airhook uses the tray table in its vertical and locked position as an anchor, rather than horizontally across your lap as a platform. Passengers no longer need to sacrifice space with the folding down trays!

Contributor: Craig Rabin from TheAirHook

#47 Florida Salt Scrub

Amazing features of Florida Salt Scrub

  • For use on your body, feet and hands. Non-greasy. Made with pure Coconut Oil.
  • Only salt scrub made with mineral rich, super pure 100% all natural Atlantic sea salt ground down to our very specific extra fine - soft texture (preferred by many over the Dead Sea).
  • Natural antiseptic and disinfectant. Made with the highest quality ingredients. Leaves skin feeling soft, clean, all kinds of wonderful and rejuvenated.
  • Spa approved! Does not stain clothes. Vegan. Truly a must-have by every sink and in every shower. Natural wood serving spoon included!

Contributor: Aria Morgan from Florida Salt Scrubs

#48 Luci Lux Pro Mobile Charging Solar Inflatable Light

This amazing solar light has a two-way USB port, meaning it can be powered either by direct sun exposure or via USB and once fully charged, the light itself can charge a mobile device which is so convenient for those that travel, especially to places of the world with unreliable electricity. 

It has 135 lumens, bright enough for reading and entertaining inside or out, lasts up to 50 hours and has two straps for easy hanging and attaching to a backpack or tent. 

Contributor: Barella Kirkland from MPOWERD 

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