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Searching for the perfect gift for a travel lover beyond the scratch map and packing cubes*?

* Which are great gifts by the way 🙂

You’d like to give unique travel gifts or actual ones they would use? Then you’re in the right place! From handmade personalised travel accessories to stocking stuffers for travellers, this fabulous list will save the day when it comes to getting useful and unique gifts for travel lovers.

Finding the best gift for someone who likes to travel can be, so I’ve been told by my friends and family, difficult and challenging. Take for example nomads for whom the mere thought of getting something else to pack can induce a mild panic attack, especially if they travel with a carry-on only or just shopping for men that travel, now that feels like an impossible undertaking. 

In fact, there are a wide array of wonderful gift ideas for travel lovers, some practical and useful ones and even some that would sprinkle wanderlust in their daily lives. The reality is that the web offers a multitude of choices for travel-related gifts, in fact, the problem is that there are too many choices, enough to make anyone’s head spin.  It can literally take hours to sift through all the wonderful Etsy shops (I know because I did), read the many reviews on Amazon and yes, the oh so many “best gifts for travellers” lists. So I’ve done the homework for you. 

I’ve hand-picked the best travel gifts in this amazing list for your convenience, so now all you have to do is get comfortable in your favourite chair with a good cup of coffee – or a nice glass of wine – and shop that perfect travel gift from the comfort of your home. 

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Unique Travel Theme Gifts for Her

Just imagine how thrilled she’ll be getting one of those made-to-order travel theme pieces. These travel gifts for her go way beyond unique and will let her show off her travel obsession to the world.

From ‘’A Plane to Luck’’ collection from Etsy Super Seller Lucky Plane Shop with the ever transdesent symbol of travel, the airplane.  BUY THAT GIFT

Photo Credit ~ Lucky Plane 

 

Complete the travel theme ensemble with these adorable airplane earrings from the same ’A Plane to Luck’’ collection of Lucky Plane Shop.  BUY THAT GIFT 

Photo Credit ~ Lucky Plane 

It’s easy to see why this beautifully adorned airplane necklace from is a best-seller on Etsy. Delicate and stylish, she can wear this everywhere on her next trip. BUY THAT GIFT 

Photo Credit ~ Wanderlust Jewelry

Safely send her on her way with this travel luck charm. Original and fun, this handmade keyring come in a pretty organza bag. BUY THAT GIFT 

Photo Credit ~ Smile Gifts UK

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Unique Travel Theme Gifts for Him

You would have to agree that guys are an absolute nightmare to buy presents for, right? I’ve scoured many websites and found the following brilliant gifts for men travellers.
Take down all language barriers with this original Icon Tshirt displaying over 40 icons to communicate, a genius piece of apparel for travelling abroad that he’s sure to love.  BUY THAT GIFT

 

Engraved and exquisitely crafted by Buttons and Pearls according to your choice of material, this world map etched valet box will hold all of his travel belongings like a wallet, passport and keys in safe keeping. An extraordinary and original gift he will cherish for years.  BUY THAT GIFT 

Photo Credit ~ Buttons and Pearls

A practical but stylish money clip adorning a crystal clear dome with a map of your choice will be his daily wanderlust reminder. This Etsy shop seller also offers custom map cufflinks. BUY THAT GIFT 

Photo Credit ~ BJeweled Vintage

Show him that you’ll be forever each other’s True North with this stunning silver dog tag from Etsy Super Seller Eclectic Wendy Designs. Great gift for a friend, a spouse or best travel mate. BUY THAT GIFT 

Photo Credit ~Eclectic Wendy Designs

Unique Gifts for Travel Lovers 

Do you have one of those travellers on your shopping list for whom it’s impossible to get anything? They already have everything they need and God forbid might end up giving your gift to someone else.  In this case, the following gifts are the perfect solution. 
Jazz up their next flight with these cool and Instagrammable Cocktail kits, choose from Bloody Mary Old-fashioned, Gin Martini, Margarita or Champagne cocktails. Cheers!! ? BUY THAT GIFT

 

A gift card they will redeem. Select the money value of your choice. They can book unique places to stay from local hosts in over 34,000 cities in the world. Starting at $25 gifts cards, this is the ideal present for that traveller that packs light. BUY THAT GIFT 
This app is a traveller’s best friend. Secure and efficient, it makes travelling to a new destination so much easier with the added advantage of not needing any local currency on arrival. You can sign them up here. or send a gift card BUY THAT GIFT 

How about giving a travel experience at their next destination? Browse through international destination options from exclusive private tours, cooking classes and unique activities. BUY THAT GIFT 

Personalised Gifts for Travellers

We would certainly all agree that personalised gifts for travellers are a thoughtful way to express to someone how much you care about them but where do you get such unique travel gifts? It just so happens that Esty is an extraordinary treasure chest when it comes to getting made-to-order gifts. Here are my top picks for personalised travel gifts and accessories.

How cute are these personalised pillows? More thoughtful than an email it sends a message that will last a lifetime to someone close or far away.  BUY THAT GIFT

Photo Credit ~Olive Handmade 

Maybe not so unique but oh so convenient, especially for frequent travellers, this classy leather passport holder from JM La Bonne Impression will please any traveller – I certainly could use one of these as my passport is starting to look tattered. BUY THAT GIFT 

Photo Credit ~JM La Bonne Impression

I absolutely adore this gift idea. Did you know you can get a personalised scratch and reveal cards? This is by far the most original cards I’ve ever seen. A clever way to surprise them and reveal your next travel getaway. Choose from different templates such as road trip, world travel and suitcase and customize your message. Genius! BUY THAT GIFT  

Photo Credit ~ Pocket Fold Invites