24 Gift Ideas for the Stylish Nomad

Shopping for someone who loves to travel? Need to drop a hint about the gifts you want? Take a look at my 2018 gift guide.
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If you exchange gifts over the Holidays and have someone who loves travel on your list, this gift guide is for you! If you’re a traveler and want to drop some hints for your loved ones, share this article to point them in the right direction.

Looking for more than 24 ideas? Check out my previous gift guide and my shopping page for more recommendations and links. 

Stocking Stuffers 

These little gifts are great to stuff stockings or treat a friend or colleague with an affordable and thoughtful present. From cute Danish earplugs to a pretty lint roller, these small items are stylish and useful. 

Hay Design Be Quiet! Ear Plugs, $4 

Amazon Gift Cards to Fill Their Kindle With Books

Peter Thomas Roth Jet Set Facial Duo

ThisWorks Sleep Spray and Eye Mask Gift Pack

Flint Reusable Lint Roller

Away Luggage Tag with Tile Tracker


If you have friends who love to stay active, you have lots of options for gifts! Some easy ones are a cute water bottle, a travel towel in their favourite colour, or a bit of a wildcard: some workout inspiration cards for staying active on the go without equipment. 

BKR Water Bottle

Travel Towel

Travel Exercise Cards


Foodie travellers will get a kick out of these nifty gourmet gifts. 

Vargo Travel Chopsticks

Travel Hot Sauces

Travel Espresso Maker


The more expensive of the gift categories, gadgets are a great gift if you want to treat someone with something practical and impressive. 

Kindle eReader

Travel Battery

Noise-Cancelling Headphones


The stylish gal in your life is usually the pickiest. I would know, that’s me! However, a well-crafted timeless piece will always be well-received. 

Travel Wallet

Travel Jewellery Case

Cashmere Scarf


Readers and dreamers will appreciate a calendar that reminds them of their wanderlust and a few books to help them plan their next getaway. 

How to Pack book

The Bucket List coffee-table book

Travel Calendar

Travel Perks

Instead of trying to guess what your loved one likes or needs, why not just get right to the good stuff: money to travel and perks to travel more comfortably. Airline credit can be used on flights or to help them bump up to a seat with more leg room while Airbnb credit takes care of accommodations — a big ticket item. 

priority pass app lounge search

Priority Pass Lounge Access

Voucher for the airline they prefer

Airbnb Credit

Happy Travels xox

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