Looking for travel gift ideas for a friend or loved one?
With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to keep the travelers in your family happy, than with a good quality and useful travel product.
When it comes to buying gifts for travelers, there are so many products to choose from. It can be a minefield trying to find something practical and relevant. So we put together a few travel gift ideas we believe every traveler will love.
Here is Our List of Gift Ideas for Travelers…
Moleskine Classic Hard Cover Plain Notebook
Why not treat yourself to a real travel journal with a high quality Moleskine notebook. These notebooks are the reincarnation of the legendary notepads used by artists, travelers and free thinkers, such as Van Gogh, Picasso, Hemingway, and Chatwin.
Rounded corners; a smooth oilskin cover; an expanding pocket at the back, and an elastic closure. These are a seriously well made notebook.
You can find the classic plain notepad at the link below
- You Can Buy Here: Moleskine 8-1/4-inch x 5-inch classic plain notebook at Amazon
If you prefer a lined journal instead, see the following link for information –
- You Can Buy Here: Moleskine 8-1/4-inch x 5-inch Lined Notepad at Amazon
Travel Scratch-off World Wall Map
An alternative to travel logs and journals. This scratch off wall chart allows you to chart your travel progress by scratching off countries you have visited.
A great talking point during dinner parties, and a great gift for travel fanatics.
- You Can Buy Here: Travel Scratch-0ff Wall Chart at the Travel Mono Shop
The Ultimate Travel Adapter
If you want a charging solution for over 150 countries, that not only allows you to charge or operate up to seven devices from one mains outlet. But also to convert different power outputs safely with over-current, over-load, over-heat and short-circuit protection. Look no further.
Comes with EU, UK, US, AU – AC power adapters and 5 feet of cable. 3 AC outlets, and 4 USB outlets.
If you are traveling with many devices, how annoying is it to find only one spare socket in your hotel room? The Bestek travel converter unit is the answer. Never go socket-less again.
- You Can Buy Here: Bestek Travel Adaptor at Amazon
Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series II) Wireless Headphones (Noise Cancelling)
These really are an amazing piece of kit while traveling. Will block out all cabin and engine noise at the touch of a button. The wireless function means you wont wake up tangled in wires, or stand-up to go to the toilet and rip the plug out of the socket.
Can be used with Google assistant; voice command unit; smart phone compatible; with up to 20 hours of wireless play time from a rechargeable lithium-ion battery; up to 40 hours of listening in wired mode.
If you are looking for something lower down the price scale, but you still want some noise reducing capability, then these Symphonized NRG 3.0 Earbuds maybe the answer. They are wood finish In-ear noise-isolating headphones and cost about 85% less than the Bose.
- You Can Buy Here: Symphonized NRG 3.0 Earbuds at Amazon
That’s right, you can buy your favorite traveler over one million eBooks. They will never run out of books to read; and flights, airports, trains and bus journeys will never be wasted again.
With Amazon Kindle Unlimited they will have access to over one million eBooks to use on any device. Either using a Amazon Kindle eBook, or by downloading the Kindle app to their tablet or smart phone.
If they read one book a day, which seems unlikely unless they are the Rainman, it will take them over 2,700 years to read them all. Are they up to the challenge?
- You Can Buy Here: Join Amazon Kindle Unlimited 30-Day Free Trial
Wood Framed Sun Glasses
Ray-Bans now produces a range of their classic Clubmaster sunglasses with wooden frames (see above picture), for a contemporary and exclusive look. This model is available in three different kinds of wood: walnut, maple and cherry combined with differently colored rubber insides.
- You Can Buy Here: Ray-Ban RB3016M Clubmaster at Amazon
The Ray-Bans are beautiful glasses, but if they are not inline with your budget. How about these handmade wooden framed sunglasses from Merry’s.
Available for the more reasonable price of $33.50 (USD) / £24.99 (GBP) with *Free International Shipping*
- You Can Buy Here: Merrys Wooden Framed Glasses at the Travel Mono Shop
Kindle Paperwhite E-reader
So, you purchased your favorite nomadic nephew access to one million ebooks with kindle unlimited. However, you just realized he doesn’t have an e-reader. OK, time to quickly buy him an e-reader so as not to ruin Christmas!!! … How sweet, I wish I had an uncle or auntie like you 🙂
In all seriousness though, an e-reader is a great gift for any traveler. Yes, there is a lot of hard copy snobbery regarding the e-reader. People like to hold a real book in their hands. But you trying carrying one million hard copy books on a backpacking trip around Cambodia. Terrible on the knees (the seriousness didn’t last long).
The Kindle Paperwhite E-reader has a 6″ screen and a 300 ppi screen. It reads just like paper, and with 4gb of memory it can store anywhere between 1,000 to 6,000 books depending on the file size.
All kindles have WiFi connectivity, however, the Paperwhite is the first model with free cellular connectivity. This may be very beneficial for travelers who don’t access to a WiFi connection for long periods.
- You Can Buy Here: Kindle Paperwhite E-reader at Amazon
Mini Portable Espresso Coffee Maker
Manual hand espresso maker in a mini travel design. Great espresso where ever you are. Just a scoop of ground coffee beans and a little hot water, and you can have an espresso in your hotel room, on a campsite, or even on the road.
If you know a coffee and travel addict, this will be the perfect gift.
- You Can Buy Here: Mini Travel Espresso Maker at the Travel Mono Shop
Walkera Vitus 320 Drone with 5.8G WiFi FPV with 3-AXIS 4K Camera
Who wouldn’t want a drone with 4k camera for making awesome aerial photographs?
Your Instagram would never be the same again.
Just imagine trekking 2,000 m up a mountain and whipping out your drone for a birds eye selfie. What a time to be alive.
The beauty with the Walkera Vitus 320 Drone is it has folding arms, propellers, landing gears and transmitter. Meaning it can fold down to the size of a large bottle of water and fit in to your back pack. This is every adventure sports and outdoor fanatics dream
Tech specifications –
- 1080P FPV with 1.5km range – 4K UHD
- 12MP camera
- Mini 3-axis Stabilization Gimbal
- Three-directional (Front/Right/Left) Obstacle Avoidance System with 8m Range.
- Accurate positioning – GPS + GLONASS for Outdoors Infrared + Optical Flow for Indoors.
- Gesture Mode, Visual Tracking, Point of Interest, Waypoints Facilitate Taking Selfies and Filming.
- AR games combine with virtual elements to create fun scenarios.
At $1,999.99 (USD) / £899.99 (GBP) it would have to be someone very special to receive this drone as a gift.
To lighten the burden we can offer you a special discount of 10% when you use the discount code: GIFTIDEAS10
Thats approximately $199 (USD) / £89 (GBP) – Don’t say, we dont look after you 😉
- You Can Buy Here: Walkera Vitus 320 Drone at the Travel Mono Shop
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