41 Perfect Must-Have Travel Gift Ideas for Her

41 Perfect Must-Have Travel Gift Ideas for Her

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Christmas is just around the corner, and I’ve got the perfect list of travel gift ideas for her – your sister, your mother, your best friend, or your lover – just in time for the holidays! Ok, now some of these products I’ve tried myself and swear by. Others, I haven’t tried yet, but I want to!

1.Travel Subscription Box

Give a gift that keeps on giving all year round—a travel subscription box! Check out these amazing travel subscription box ideas from The Travel Sisters.

2. Scratch Off Map of the World

This is such a epic gift. We have one of these framed and hanging on our wall, and it’s such a fun way to document our travels together.

3. Travel Planner

4. Bucket List Journal

5. The Rainbow Atlas

6. Pack This! Packing List Notepad

Always forgetting something at home when you leave for vacation? Not any more, with this handy little notepad!

7. Adventure Awaits Canvas Tote

8. Pop Fashion Infinity Scarf

9. Fujifilm Instax Mini

Ok, this is one I received as a gift one year, and I love it! I use it at parties, special events, and vacations. It’s a gift that keeps giving – the photos make great souvenirs with a retro vibe.

10. Wanderlust Wall Art

11. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list” Women’s T-Shirt

12. Birkenstocks

Last big vacation, I brought three pairs of shoes with me. Two pairs of tennis shoes and my birks. I don’t think I put the tennis shoes on even once – my birks were so comfy! I swear I won’t leave home without them again.

13. Travel Rucksack

14. Packing Cubes

15. Laundry Bag

16. Wanderlust Compass Necklace

17. Travel Jewelry Box

18. Travel Cosmetic Bag

19. Hair Towel Wrap

Another one of my all-time favs. Typically, if I have a tool that can serve multiple purposes, I call that good enough. I don’t like to have a gadget for everything. It’s too much clutter.

But my husband is the king of all gift givers. He seems to know what I’m going to love better than I know myself. He got this hair wrap for me one year and now I can’t live without it!

And here’s why I can’t live without it. My hair dries faster. The towel sits far more secure than a normal towel and is far less awkward or bulky. This is a must-have item, especially for anyone with long hair.

20. Sephora Cleansing and Exfoliating Wipes

Again, this is another item I thought I could live without. Until I tried it. It’s so refreshing first thing in the morning, and gives me an extra little pep in my step. This ones going in my carry on bag next time to use as a post-flight pick-me-up!

21. Drunk Elephant Travel Size Skin Care Essentials

22. Love Beauty and Planet Shampoo Bar

I tried this shampoo bar out of curiosity, and it worked just like normal shampoo – lathered up great and everything. And it lasts far longer than the small travel size bottles of shampoo, without the plastic waste, which is a win-win for me!

23. Love Beauty and Planet Dry Shampoo

Again, another must-have item for those early mornings when you don’t have time for a full hair wash and style.

24. Travel Yoga Mat

25. Portable Travel Size USB Essential Oil Diffuser

It can be difficult to sleep well away from home. Plus, invariably, someone always ends up under the weather when we travel. We found having a travel essential oil diffuser was indispensable. We’ve diffused peppermint for nausea, eucalyptus for better breathing, and lavender for better sleep.

26. Portable Charger

Don’t leave home without this! When you’re out on the go from dawn to dusk, there’s not always time to sit and charge your phone. This allows me to stay in touch with my travel buddies and take photos all day long, without a pause.

27. Pop Socket

28. Digital Luggage Scale

If you’ve ever gotten to the airport and had to rearrange your bags last minute, or mail your belongings home, you know how important this scale is!

29. Travel Outlet Adapter

30. Stainless Steel Travel Utensils

31. Adventure is Calling Coffee Mug

32. LifeStraw Water Filter Bottle

33. A Cook’s Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines by Anthony Bourdain

34. No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach by Anthony Bourdain

35. World Travel: An Irreverent Guide by Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever

36. The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World

37. Lonely Planet’s Where To Go When

38. Trekking the World: A family board game

39. Trekking the National Parks

40. Antique World Map 1,000 piece puzzle

41. Vintage Travel Tickets 500 piece puzzle

If you’ve tried one of these gift ideas, I’d love to hear your honest opinion. Love it? Hate it? Tell me about it! If you have more travel gift ideas for her that you swear by, tell me about that too. And when all the holiday shopping is done, I hope you have yourself a merry little Christmas!

In the mean time, if you’re looking for more travel inspiration, check out Clarice’s Travel Bucket List.

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11 thoughts on “41 Perfect Must-Have Travel Gift Ideas for Her”

  • I have lots of hard to buy for people on my gift list. So it was great to get some ideas from your post. The infinity scarf looks like something I should add to my travel pack. And those stainless steel utensils would keep my daughter very happy.

  • This is awesome! My sister would definitely love to get a scratch-off world map. She has been eyeing this for quite some time. Thank you for the reminder. Getting one for her this Christmas.

  • What a great assortment of travel gift ideas for the women in your life! I think my wife would love the bucket list journal and the planner notebook cause she loves to write and journal. That Canvas Tote is amazing as well. “Adventure Awaits” is the phrase we used for our wedding on all of our printables around the wedding reception! Personally, even though I am a guy, I think I would really love the FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI. I love this whole polaroid camera flashback that is going on right now.

  • I love all these suggestions, they’re perfect for a couple I know that love traveling. They’d love the scratch off map.

  • The face wipes are pretty amazing. I love the different scents too – I recently found green tea scented wipes!

  • So many great choices here 🙌 I can’t go a day without face wipes, so they would DEFINITELY be a must for me whilst travelling too! An outlet adapter would also be a life saver too, and would come in handy for future travels as well.

  • Doesn’t the rainbow atlas look so fun?! I know what you mean about the birks – I never thought they’d be so comfortable for such long distances and periods of time!

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