Travel Lover Gifts for your loved ones and for yourself!

Looking for the perfect travel lover gifts for that traveler in your life, or maybe for yourself? Check these 30+ Travel Lover Gifts ideas that fit your budget.

In this guide of unique travel gifts, you’ll find the perfect item that travelers actually want and will love – and maybe you’ll find some gifts that you’ll want for your own wish list too 😉 

Here you can really find the perfect travel gifts you are looking for

I have been traveling for business and leisure for the past 20 years, I have been to 40+ countries and lived on 3 different continents, and I have a pretty good sense of what type of gifts travelers really want and would love to have. 

This is not another “Gifts for Travel Lovers Budget Guide” but instead, a really useful travel gifts guide sharing things that I actually have, or would want.

Now, enjoy finding that perfect travel lover gift!

How to choose gifts for travel lovers

How to Choose Gifts for Travel Lovers

A quick note to make things easier,  since finding the perfect gifts for travel lovers can be challenging.

In this Travel Gift Guide, it’s easy to choose and pick the winner. In most cases, the best travel gift idea is:

  • A travel gift that is thoughtful
  • Something that is useful
  • Fits your budget
  • Travelers need a gift that is practical, and most times, compact and portable

In case you are short on time, you don’t need to go through the whole Gifts for Travelers List – You can go straight to the section based on your budget.

Unique Travel Gifts Under $25

The Wander Club Token & Token Holder

The Wander Club helps people keep their travel memories alive! Collect an engraved token for every country, national park, state, and landmark that you or your loved ones have visited and add it to a handcrafted token holder. What’s also great about The Wander Club is that they provide a meal to a child in need for every order placed. If you’re looking for a thoughtful gift for the travel lover in your life, look no further. Check Price on The Wander Club

Portable Charger

This is definitely on top of my list that I have in my travel packing and a very useful gift for any travel lover, portable, and fits your budget: Win-win! This external battery pack comes with 3A speed for fast charging, 2 USB-A output and it is compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod, Galaxy. It also comes in different beautiful colors. Check Price on amazon

Leather Travel Passport Holder

A thoughtful travel gift idea that any traveler will actually love to have. This beautiful Passport holder is also walled with different slots, and a magnetic button for women and men with premium high-quality ECO-friendly PU leather, it offers protection and can easily fit in a pocket. It comes in a variety of colors. Check Price on amazon

Scratch World Map

This is a gift that any world traveler wants (or maybe already have, I do!).  This is a perfect gift for your adventurer to plan a trip on the world map wall poster then record their journey. Just scratch off the coating to reveal the colorful map underneath. Check Price on amazon

Toiletry Travel Bag with Hanging Hook

I have been using my toiletry travel bag for at least 5 years now, and I love it! I have packed this to travel everywhere – from a self-drive safari in Botswana to backpacking in Vietnam. This bag is water-resistance, has a double zipper with 4 compartments to keep items organized. This is an essential compact travel gift.  Check Price on amazon

Vacuum-Isolated Travel Mug

I don’t know about the travel lover in your life, but I love my coffee in the morning and enjoy it slowly while I go on hiking, or I am on a road trip. This Travel Mug has Autoseal technology with leak and spill-proof, making it a perfect travel gift. It stays hot for up to 5 hours and cold for up to 12 hours. Easy one-handed drinking with the push of a button. What’s not to love about this gift? Check Price on amazon

Collapsible Water Bottle

This is not a water bottle, this is a collapsible water bottle! OMG! Any world traveler will love this unique gift. I have been carrying my collapsible water bottle all over the world and I think that is a must have gift for any traveler. It has a leak-proof twist cap, is BPA-free with 22 oz. also available in other colors.  Check Price on amazon

Clothes Steamer

This is a very useful travel gift, especially for any business traveler! With 240 ml capacity, it lasts for 15-minutes of continuous steaming to  bust wrinkles perfectly. It is very lightweight and makes an ideal travel companion. Check Price on amazon

A Perfect Book for Travelers

Perfect Book for Travel Lovers

A bucket-list for any traveler is to visit all 50 States, and this book makes a perfect gift for the travel lover in your life. It is illustrated by the travel experts at National Geographic and showcases the best travel experience in every state in the USA.  Check Price on amazon

Memory Foam Travel Pillow

I always travel with my memory foam pillow – A lovely travel gift because it helps to give comfort for short or long flights – or long waits in an airport. This pillow has a curved shape that helps to fix your neck and relieves pain during travel. It is also breathable to help to keep cool and sweat-absorbing fabric with millions of tiny premium microbeads inside. Check Price on amazon

Leather Writing Journal Notebook

This beautiful leather writing journal makes a great gift for travelers. It is very classic, made from durable top layer genuine leather. Each travel notebook is uniquely crafted, with great quality paper. It has 3 different refill inserts inside (lined, blank, and kraft paper). An amazing gift that fits your budget! Check Price on amazon

Portable Jewelry Case

This is a very cute gift for the woman who travels. Carrying so many items is never easy, especially small things such as jewelry. This case is perfect because it is very portable, fits in the handbag, backpack, or suitcase, and keeps the jewelry organized and ready to swap.  Check Price on amazon

Travel Lover Gifts on a budget

Useful travel gifts Under $50

Airbnb Gift Card

Any traveler will absolutely LOVE this gift card. There is no way to go wrong with this gift and you can personalize with the amount you wish. I have been traveling all over the world and using Airbnb for over 10 years now with amazing experiences only.   Check Price on amazon

Leather Journal Gift Set

A very unique and elegant gift set, this handmade leather journal, leather bookmark, hidden pen holder & stylish pen – all finely crafted inside a beautiful box makes it a perfect present. Check Price on amazon

Portable Lounger Air Sofa

I have this and I swear this is a fun travel gift. It is super easy to inflate, just whisk it through the air to inflate. It is super portable, really, the size of a travel pillow. It can be used in any type of trip: beach, hiking in the wood, camping… Check Price on amazon

Day Pack Bag

I understand that a backpack is a very personal choice for style, size, and color. But trust me when I say that this makes simply the best travel gift! I have this backpack, as well as my husband, and we have traveled everywhere and even hiked the Himalayas with our day pack. It fits all the tastes and style. Check Price on amazon

Travel LED Light

This is a very functional gift for any traveler. It is light, compact, and portable – easy to carry in a backpack, has 3 dimmable light settings. It comes with rechargeable batteries and a USB cable.  Check Price on amazon

Cell Phone Camera Lens

This is a great gift for travel photographers. This is a clip-on lens that can be attached to the phone to allow a wider frame and higher quality shots – compatible with iPhone, Samsung, and Google phones. The macro lens also allows for close-up detail shots. These are so much fun to shoot with and is an awesome value for your money. Check Price on amazon

Fire TV Stick

If you want to impress someone who loves traveling and still be in your budget, this is the perfect option for you. This is a perfect gift for travelers who travel, especially internationally. The Fire Stick solves all the problems for anyone who wants to watch TV in the country’s local language, allowing Netflix/ anything from your browser directly to your TV. Check Price on amazon

Glasses with Maps

This is a perfect gift for the travel lover in your life to use every day at home, and still, enjoy the travel obsession. This set of 4 glasses come in a beautiful gift box. It is delicate, and yet a sturdy design. Check Price on amazon

Tote Bad with Wine Glasses – Wine Travel Kit

If the traveler in your life is like me and loves good wine, they will absolutely fall in love with this travel present. Wherever the adventure takes you, you will always have the perfect wine bag. It accommodates 2 bottles of wine or champagne, plus it includes two insulated stainless steel cups.  Check Price on amazon

Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard

Another perfect travel gift suggestion based on my personal experience. I am always working during my trips, and this keyboard is handy and foldable Bluetooth, your loved one can work comfortably in the sky. What an awesome gift for a great value! Check Price on amazon

Tour Guides in Any Destination in the World

Yes, this is a great gift idea for travelers, right? You can give this personalized gift of amazing tours all over the world. Just surprise the travel in your life with this special gift.  Check Options on Get Your Guide

gifts for travel lovers on a budget

Best Travel Lovers Gift Under $100

Duffel Bad Travel Weekender

Yes, you can see it right. This stunning unisex leather and canvas duffel bag is under $100 and it makes a dream travel gift that the adventurer in your life will love you even more. It is robustly made of premium materials, has a shoe compartment to separate the shoes from personal belongings, and useful pockets – Just have a look at this product review and you will have no questions. Check Price on amazon

Anti-Theft Camera Backpack

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE my camera bag, and I am sure that this gift will impress any traveler too. I have been using my backpack for many years now, and it is amazing how much you can pack in this bag. Upper storage space for clothing, lower compartment with removable padded dividers, a compartment for lap-top, cable organizer, water bottle holder, and even tripod. This backpack is just WOW! Check Price on amazon

Portable Smartphone Printer

I have to confess, I still don’t have one but I would love to get this gift (anyone?) 😉  – This portable printer can be used on any cell phone, with Bluetooth capabilities, and has fun filters and frames for the photos. It is a great gift for travelers who like to build a physical memory wall as decor.  Check Price on amazon

Kindle Paperwhite

This is one of those gifts that any traveler wants! This is the thinnest and lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet, and even better – it is now waterproof, perfect to read and relax at the beach, by the pool, or at the nice hotel bath. A single battery charge lasts weeks and not hours.  Check Price on amazon

Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Imagine bringing the favorite tunes all around the world with this super portable and waterproof Bluetooth speaker. With the handy hook, this speaker can be latched to the backpack or even a shower ring. Check Price on amazon

Portable Espresso Maker

Now we are talking about a gift that any traveler and coffee lover will need for their next adventurer. Imagine, make your fresh espresso anywhere in the world – no battery or electricity needed! Sounds too good to be true, right?  Check Price on amazon

Magnetic Wall Decor Map

I absolutely LOVE this map because this is how my blog name was chosen: Paula Pins the Planet – I have this map on my office and I am just obsessed to use my magnet pins to mark my destinations and memorable trips. It is a beautiful wall decor and it makes a perfect travel gift.  Check Price on amazon

travel lovers gifts guide to fit your budget

Travel Lover Gifts Over $100

Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film Camera

This camera makes an incredible travel gift for photography lovers! This camera detects the brightness of the surroundings and adjusts the amount of flash to optimize the photo quality and capture light creatively. This camera is also equipped with functions and features like macro mode. Check Price on amazon

Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot

I don’t travel anywhere without this WiFi hotspot! This is truly any traveler’s dream gift. Mobile WiFi is a necessity to stay connected on the road. This Portable WiFi Hotspot is super fast and powerful and includes a power bank for charging along the travels.  Check Price on amazon

Translator Device with 82 Languages

This is hands down the Ultimate Gift for World Travelers! This multi-language two-way voice translator translates up to 82 languages in real-time. Seriously!? Imagine being able to have deeper conversations and connections anywhere in the world? Yes, it is more than a gift, this is a dream coming true for any traveler.  Check Price on amazon

Smartphone Gimble

Guess what has a special place in my luggage on all my trips? This gimble, of course! With incredible image stabilization and a powerful 3-axis motor keeps the smartphone steady and your videos smooth. Check the video from my trip to Namibia here, and see why I love this Gimble so much! Check Price on amazon

Smart Watch with GPS and Acessories

The ultimate travel gift for those who are serious about adventure. This Garmin watch is my go-to companion in my adventures around the world, and it is amazing for the toughest environments. Built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation satellite systems. It has GPS, heart, stress and activitivity monitors. Plus it comes with must-have accessories for any adventure trip.  Check Price on amazon

Travelpro Elite Carry-On

I have been traveling all over the Planet with my Travelpro Elite Carry-on – for business and also, vacation. I even went on a 20-day trip to Italy with only this carry-on and you will be amazed how much you can pack. Even better? it has a fold-out suiter that packs clothes wrinkle-free. A perfect gift for travel-business or any vacation, really.  Check Price on amazon

Bose Wireless Headphones

I never really understood why these headphones are so expensive, until the day I used one on my long flight to Thailand. OMG! This is really incredible. It has a deep, immersive sound with the latest Bluetooth technology, microphone system, HD voice for clear calls or for that great good night’s sleep on the plane. An ultimate bucket-list gift for a serious traveler! Check Price on amazon

Travel Lover Gifts Final Thoughts

Whether you are searching for the perfect travel gift for a traveler in your life or just looking for something really special for some holiday inspiration for yourself, this list of very thoughtful gifts for travelers will help you find and an awesome present. 

No matter your budget, if you have $25 Dollars or $200, there are useful and good quality travel gifts that will help you level up your travels or the travels of a loved one. 

It took me a really long time to select ONLY THE BEST GIFTS FOR TRAVELERS out there, and I really hope you have some great ideas, and I would love to know if you ended up buying any of these travel gifts. 

8 thoughts on “30+ Awesome Travel Lover Gifts that Fit Your Budget (2021 Gift Guide)

    • Paula Martinelli says:

      Glad to hear you enjoyed it, Krista. I have this portable sofa and it is really awesome. I take it to the beach with me and it is really super easy to carry, and it is very comfortable.

  1. Cristina says:

    This is such a great gift guide! I love the mini-film camera and the toiletry make up bag. I am saving this for the future, it’s super useful.

    • Paula Martinelli says:

      I am so glad you enjoyed this guide, Cristina. My favorite is the translator, it is super useful and I cannot wait to buy it.


    Já elegi meus itens preferidos…Necessaire super espaçosa, garrafa dobrável, kit avião e o maravilhoso porta joias…muito bom gosto.

    • Paula Martinelli says:

      Fico muito feliz que gostou das dicas Patricia – eu tenho e uso muito alguns dos items nessa lista, mas ainda preciso adicionar varios desses items na minha lista de desejos tambem. O meu proximo sera o tradutor simultaneo.

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