Consider this a perfect source for gift ideas for your loved ones … or perhaps even for yourself?  You are welcome!

 1. World Map Educational Scratch Off Map Poster

Best gifts for travelers: World Map poster

Best gifts for travelers: World Map poster

This large ( 88 cm  x 52cm)  map of the world is a perfect way to show off where in the world you have been. It’ll be there as a constant reminder of how much more of the world you still have to explore. Talk about inspiration!

 Buy it here on SALE for $7.58

2. International Travel Worldwide Plug Adapter Set

Best Gifts for Travelers: nternational Travel Worldwide Plug Adapter Set

Best Gifts for Travelers: nternational Travel Worldwide Plug Adapter Set

It may not be the sexiest gift out there, but it’s definitely one of the most useful ones you can get for a fellow traveler.

Buy it here on SALE for $11.23

3. Ultra Comfort Massage Travel Neck Pillow

Best gifts for travelers: Ultra Comfort Massage Travel Neck Pillow

Best gifts for travelers: Ultra Comfort Massage Travel Neck Pillow

Let me tell you a bit about this pillow. Forget the fact that it has some super duper ultra comfort massage technology built into it. That’s great and will definitely make your flight, bus, train ride more comfortable, but the best part about this pillow is that it has a clip. The clip on this pillow will allow you to clip it onto a strap on your backpack or suitcase without the fear of losing it along the way.

How many times have you bought a travel pillow at the airport and lost it within 3 days of your trip? It’s a travel pillow curse! It’s happened to me all too many times. About 2 years ago I got a pillow with a clip… and my bus rides have never been the same again!

Buy it here on SALE for $14.99

4. Packtowl Original Superabsorbent Towel

Best Gifts for Travelers: Packtowl Original Superabsorbent Towel

Packtowl Original Superabsorbent Towel

This is another one of my favourites! I’ve been traveling with a quick dry towel for years now! It takes up very little space, dries in just a few hours and is an absolute must for any traveler.

This particular brand also claims that it’s made from a natural, fiber-based fabric that softens with every wash, so it only gets better with age. Bonus!

Buy it here on SALE from $7.95-$16.20 depending on the size

5. Nalgene Travel Kit

Best Gifts for travelers: Nalgene Travel Kit

Nalgene Travel Kit

I never bring full size bottles of shampoo, conditioner, or moisturizer with me. Mostly, because no matter how long or short my trip is, I never travel with checked luggage, so a small kit of empty bottles is my saviour. You can fill them up before you leave home and keep refilling them on the road. Definitely worth the investment!

Buy it here on SALE  for $16.71

6. Cable Organizer

Best Gifts for Travelers: Skooba Design Cable Stable DLX

Skooba Design Cable Stable DLX

There is nothing I hate more than a bunch of cables, charges, and other electronics scattered around my backpack. This nifty pack solves the problem! It has over 15 flexible spaces to hold cords, cables, AC power blocks, adapters, batteries, USB drives, and other supplies and will definitely help you keep your backpack/suitcase organized.

Buy it here on SALE for $22.79

7. eBags Pack-it-Flat Toiletry Kit

Best gifts for travelers: eBags Pack-it-Flat Toiletry Kit

eBags Pack-it-Flat Toiletry Kit

This kit comes with 4 compartments to keep all your toiletries organized. It packs flat, fits a ton of stuff AND comes with a hanging hook at the top!

Buy it here on SALE for $24.99

8. Packing Cubes

Best gifts for travelers: eBags Packing Cubes

eBags Packing Cubes

This is a great answer to all of your packing problems! Packing cubes are great for keeping your backpack/suitcase organized while you travel. This 3 piece set is perfect for delicates, t-shirts and other items. Oh, and did I mention there are 10 colours to choose from?

Buy it here on SALE for $19.99

9. Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Best gifts for travelers: Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Honestly, we don’t go anywhere without our portable speaker. It’s small, light, and easy to travel with. Pull out one of these at a hostel and you are immediately everyone’s best friend!*

(*Note: good music on iPhone may be necessary to achieve best friend status)

Buy it here on SALE for $29.99

10. Portable Battery Pack

Best gifts for travelers: Portable Charger

Limefuel Portable Charger

Spend too much time taking snaps with your iPhone and tweeting your updates on the go? Then this portable pack is what you need. You can charge up to 4 phones at the same time, plus it’s also suitable for charging your GoPro, camcorder, point and shoot camera, and bluetooth speakers.

Buy it here for only $39.99

11. Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Best gifts for travelers: Klean Kanteen Water Bottle

Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Water Bottle in Flame Orange

Everyone needs a great travel water bottle. This one has a convenient loop on the cap, which makes it easy to attach to your backpack with a carabiner. Plus its toxin-free, non-leaching, and BPA-free. It comes in a variety of sizes and colours.

Buy it here on SALE from $12.83 – $42.77 depending on colour and size

12. WakaWake Portable Solar Charger

Best gifts for travelers: WakaWaka Solar Charger

WakaWaka Solar Charger

For those times when power is impossible to find (for all your amazing off the beaten path, off road trekking, and remote village experiences), this solar charger is a must! It can fully charge a smartphone in just 2 hours and provides up to 150 hours of light on a single charge.

And to make things even better, every purchase of the WakaWaka Solar Charger helps fund the WakaWaka Foundation’s efforts to end energy poverty and bring light to the 1.2b people in the world without electricity! Now that’s what I call a good cause!

Buy it here on SALE for $53.18

13. Kindle Paperwhite

Best gifts for travelers: Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite

It’s an ideal solution for traveling book worms. With up to 8 weeks of power, Kindle Paperwhite reads just like paper without the annoying glare in bright sunlight. It’s small and light, allowing you to read it by holding it in one hand. Plus it has a ton of cool features, like a built in dictionary, ability to adjust screen settings, share your readings, and thoughts with friends and family.

Buy it here on SALE for $99.00

14. Osprey Farpoint 70 Travel Backpack

Every traveler needs a good piece of luggage and, in my opinion, Osprey’s Farpoint 70L pack is one of the best backpacks on the market. It’s great quality and is built to last. It’s large enough to fit plenty of clothes for your trip, yet small enough that you could pack it light and use it as a carry-on.

The best features of this backpack are:

1. Detachable day pack with lots of compartments and pockets to keep you organized while you are out and about.
2. Front opening. Trust me, you do not want a backpack that opens from the top. Getting to the bottom of your pack in search for that one shirt you packed way at the bottom of the bag is a huge pain in the ass. Instead, the Osprey pack allows you to easily access all your clothes like you would in a regular suitcase.

Watch this review and you’ll be convinced!

Buy it here on SALE for only $140 

15. GoPro Hero4

Best gifts for travelers: GoPro Hero4

GoPro HERO4 Silver

The best adventure camera out there, hands down! It’s small, light, and extremely versatile. You can take it underwater, mount it on yourself to record your craziest adventures, shoot video, or simply use it with a selfie stick to take great shots of you on the road.

GoPro Hero4 Silver captures high-quality 12MP photos at speeds of up to 30 fps. GoPro Hero4 Black offers 2x the Performance: With improved image quality, a 2x more powerful processor and 2x faster video frame rates, HERO4 Black is the most advanced GoPro ever

Buy GoPro HERO4 SILVER  for $399.99 or GoPro HERO4 BLACK for $499.99


…and to wrap it up, here are a few AWESOME Tea Infusers for Tea Lovers!

Enjoy loose leaf tea with ease and convenience of tea bags and with a little bit of fun!

Tea Pot Infuser

Best gifts for travelers: Tea Pot Infuser

Tea Pot Tea Infuser

Buy it here on SALE for just $4.99

Mr. Tea Infuser

Best gifts for travelers: Mr Tea Infuser

Mr Tea Infuser

Buy it here on SALE for just $9.08 

Tea Rex Infuser

Best gifts for travelers: Tea Rex Tea Infuser

Tea Rex Tea Infuser

Buy it here on SALE for only $9.78

What other great gifts are you hoping to find under your Christmas Tree?

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Whether you are looking for some gift ideas for yourself, your friends or family, this list has all your travel needs covered!