Travel Gift: Top 10 Gift Ideas for the Explorer in your life

So what are the perfect gift items for travel junkies? When looking for the perfect gift for that special someone, you can be tempted to get an expensive iPhone 7 or a PS4 but remember those may not be the most ideal gifts items for a person consumed by wanderlust.

Are you looking for the perfect gift ideas for that special globe-trotter in your life? You must remember that what separates a good gift from a great one is its usefulness and sentimental value. The best presents are either incredibly useful or are personal gifts that evokes great emotions of love.

 

Here are a few thoughtful travel gift inspirations to help spark up your imagination:

  • Headphones:

Headphones can be really useful during a trip, as they are perfect for blocking out external noisy when trying to relax. They come in handy for listening to great music during a stopover or watching an inflight movie during a trip.

  • Stylish Travel Gear:

What better way is there to travel, if not in style? Do you feel like doing a little extra? Help them hit the airport in style with sleek luggage, get them eye-catching toiletry bags and fun travel accessories. Think beyond the primary luggage and consider their personal style and interests – such as a shoe bag for the fashionista, a heat-resistant flat-iron case for the primper on the go, and carry-on bags that charge electronics for the tech nerd.

  • Camera:

A great digital or vintage inspired camera is one the ways to lit up the face of a travel junkie. With a camera, he can capture all the fun moments on a trip through the power of these powerful lens, keep them for memories sake or share their experience with friends.

  • Power Banks & Adapters:

A must have for frequent flyers, high capacity power banks and compact power adapters can be extremely useful during a trip. These ensure your frequent traveller is always plugged in it, his phones and laptops or cameras can be well charged.

  • Travel Maps:

Get a bucket list travel map with illustrations of the world’s most awesome destinations. From big-name spots to little-known gems, help the travel junkie discover the world as they haven’t seen it before.

  • A journal:

A travel themed journal is a fun way to collate and document memories. From the sandy deserts of North Africa, the rich wildlife of East Africa to the warm reception by the people of Ireland or the beauty of the souks in Dubai. Here is an opportunity to pen down every thought and memory as they travel across the world.

  • Travel Deals/ Hotel Vouchers:

Gift the globe trotter or frequent traveller in your life an exciting travel deal to a place they have been longing to visit. A hotel reservation is appropriate for business travellers who frequently go to the same city. Surprise them with a voucher for a luxury accommodation or get them the best hotel deals in a country of their choice.

  • E Reader or Tablets:

Tabs and E-readers are perfect for passing time during a long travel. They can be updated with content wherever there is WiFi. It allows them travel light, as there will be no need to pack a bundle of novels. You can opt for an online store credit to keep them stocked up, if the travel junkie already has these.

  • Instant Smart Phone Printer:

With an instant smart phone printer, there will be no need to just save pictures. They can actually print these pictures instantly. So cool!!

  • Create a personalized Care Package:

You can wait until their next trip to give out this surprise.Create a personalized care package that contains various items that are some of their favourites. You can include customized travel essentials, chocolates and a mini bottle of gin. No matter what you do, just get creative and personal.

Photo credit: http://katewashere.com/

Written by: Mariam Banwo Barry

 

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