Stuck for gift ideas for gifts for people who travel? Well, you’re in luck, because travelers are not difficult people to buy for!
In the lead up to Christmas, we have compiled a great list of gift ideas for world travelers, and also highlighted whether each item falls into the “want it” or “got it” category, so you know which items are based on personal recommendation.
And, because memorable experiences are the greatest gift of all, Tinggly is gifting one lucky reader their Essential Gift Collection valued at $125!!
Enter the sweepstakes at the end to win your choice of over 250+ different experiences around the world! Feel like Diving in Dubrovnik? What about a Canyon Jump in the Swiss Alps? Our Christmas gift to you, or re-gift it for the world traveler you just can’t find the perfect gift for!
Scratch Map – Want it
Scratch Map is brilliant. Travelers simply scratch off the metallic foil from the places they’ve visited to reveal a bright pop of color underneath.
The ultimate in travel gifts, this is the perfect way to show off where you’ve travelled while livening up your wall with a colourful, totally unique and personalised world map.
SHOLDIT – Got it
You won’t be able to find a better gift for a female traveler than a SHOLDIT scarf! SHOLDIT is a ridiculously fashionable, multi-functional scarf designed with built-in hidden zip pockets to hold and carry a women’s top essentials.
It is perfectly sized to carry everything you would normally throw in your purse, and an extremely convenient alternative to carrying around a handbag.
It’s light, stylish, and will erase any safety worries you might have concerning your money and papers; SHOLDIT gives you the freedom to travel light, and is the answer to discretely stashing your cash while traveling in style at the same time.
Price: from $29.99
Grid-it Organizer – Got it
Grid-it is a fantastic way to organize your equipment, and makes finding chargers and electronic equipment quick, easy and hassle free.
National Parks Annual Pass – Got it
This one-year pass offers access to the nation’s national parks and other federally managed recreation areas like Yellowstone, Yosemite and Arches. There is so much to discover within the US, and this is a great gift for the traveler who loves spending time discovering America’s natural wonders.
Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing – Got it
Is the traveler in question a budding writer, blogger or dreaming of publishing their travel anthology? Lonely Planet’s guide to travel writing is a brilliant resource, and another of those “ultimate travel gifts”.
Written by a pre-eminent travel writer and bursting with invaluable advice, this is an inspiring and practical guide packed with insider hints and tips, practical writing exercises and examples of travel writing excellence. This guide helps bring the dream job of Travel Writer within scribbling distance of reality.
Canon Powershot SX 60 – Got the SX 40; want the SX 60
We are constantly asked which camera we shoot with, and the answer is the amazing Canon Powershot.
For those travelers not looking to use a professional DSLR, the Canon Powershot is a fantastic choice for a point and shoot.
Canon produces the best image quality, hands down. The powershot has the best technical aspects of any camera we have used to date and is incredibly user friendly.
Go Pro – Got it
You can’t go wrong with purchasing a GoPro as a gift for a traveler – it’s something almost every traveler wants!
The most versatile camera for adventure sports with stunning image quality and amazing underwater capabilities, this is the ultimate gift.
Go Pro Mounts – Got it
You’ve got options ranging freom tripod mounts, helmet mounts, wrist housing, surfboard mounts, curved and flat adhesive mounts, roll bar mounts, side mounts, suction cups, chest straps and much, much more!
Flight Credit – Want it
Alternatively, consider buying them airline lounge access – food, alcohol, internet access and comfy seats, and they’ll be thinking of only you while enjoying that nice hot shower after an 18 hour long haul flight!
Rotation 180 Travel Away Backpack – Got it
It’s a regular day pack with one small twist – a concealed beltpack which can be rotated to the front in one swift motion without the need to remove the whole pack from your back.
This brilliant design is great for instantaneous and secure access to your camera, passport, guidebook, tablet, or other travel essentials.
Passport Holder – Got it
Every traveler is worried about ruining their passport – whether it becomes ripped or torn from being thrown around in the bottom of a bag, or falls victim to humidity and it’s pages become damp (happened to me in Costa Rica!).
A passport holder is a great gift idea, protects your passport, and every traveler needs one!
WakaWaka Solar Charger – Want it
Staying powered up is a huge concern for every traveler. The WakaWaka Solar Charger is a durable, lightweight and charger that will charge virtually any type of phone or small electronic device in just a few hours.
It also has a built-in light that can shine for more than 60 hours.
Sunforgettable by Colorescience – Got it
This high quality mineral makeup is the ultimate protection from sun damage – Sunforgettable is a SPF 50 highly refined mineral sunscreen in a self-dispensing powder brush making it easy to apply and re-apply throughout the day for continued coverage.
Ideal for an active lifestyle, and the perfect size for travel carryon.
Pivotal Gear – Got it
The new soft case gear bag from Pivotal Gear will blow every traveler’s mind!
With a new patented PIVOT-GRIP handle which rotates 360 degrees to reduce arm and wrist strain during travel, it’s an amazing piece of luggage, and is a super sturdy bag with a main compartment offering a divider support system that easily snaps into place providing different sections, and all terrain wheels for smooth wheeling action.
A great choice of luggage especially for those who travel with expensive or oversized sporting or outdoor equipment.
Tinggly Experience – Want it
At Tinggly, they scour the globe to find the most inspiring top-quality experiences – then let you share them as the ultimate gifts for family and friends.
Their website is full of hundreds of inspiring experiences from over 50 countries, handily sorted into three collections for you to choose from.
Choice is the beauty of Tinggly, and they’ve got bags of it. When you buy one of their collections, you are gifting your friend or loved one the choice of hundreds of unique experiences.
Simply pick your price point, and let your special someone select their dream gift from that collection. And, if you spot an experience that you think they’d love, you can recommend it.
From shark dives and skydiving to skiing and sunset safaris, they have built their Experience Collections to help everyone enjoy the unusual and the unique.
All Tinggly experiences can be used within 2 years of receiving the gift, but this isn’t even the best part. They’re giving one lucky reader an Essential Gift Collection for Christmas! Enter the sweepstakes below by clicking on different entry options to win!
Win an Essential Gift Collection from Tinggly
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