Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – 20 Gifts for avid travelers

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Have any avid travelers on your list this holiday season? We know just what to get them! From packing accessories to survival gear to ways to stay powered anywhere, these travel accessories tick the boxes for any budget.

  • Are there any affordable ways to travel more? Absolutely! You can try to wait for lower flight prices, stay in hostels, or choose backpacking as your mode of travel.
  • What are some great products for digital nomads? If you love exploring the world full-time, that usually means working wherever you are. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered with these useful accessories.
  • Where I can find even more travel accessories? Check out our must-have travel gadgets here.

We all know that traveling is good for the soul. Each trip, no matter how far or for how long, offers valuable life lessons and a healthy dose of new cultures. From new foods to different languages to currency conversions, traveling is always enriching.

That said, traveling isn’t without its downsides. Although we’re much better off than those who ventured to unchartered territory on the Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria, the avid traveler is always looking for ways to make every journey better. Check out these travel accessories to solve problems and help you enjoy your adventures to the fullest.

bullbird High-Performance Travel Pillow

Challenging the traditional travel pillow design, bullbird will make you rethink the way you sleep while traveling. The U-shaped hard pillow has two different support options for your neck and takes up 80$% less space than that bulky half doughnut you call a pillow.
Price: $56

Langogo AI Pocket Translator and Wi-Fi Hotspot

Traveling to every last corner of the world may visually cure wanderlust, but being unable communicate can leave your travel knowledge stunted. Langogo employs the power of AI to translate over 60 languages. Did we mention is also has eSIM technology and offers a global Wi-Fi hotspot?
Price: $299

Langogo AI Pocket Translator and Wi-Fi Hotspot - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Langogo is your personal translator for the entire world

PaQ Luggage Packing Companion

If you pack light on your outbound trip to load up your suitcase with treasures, PaQ is the answer. This inflatable device expands to fill the negative space in your suitcase, keeping your belongings secure. On your trip home, it folds down to an impressively small size.
Price: $45

Gravel Expeditioner Travel Toiletry Bag

When it comes to packing, it’s all about being compact. With the Gravel Expeditioner, you can carry all the toiletries you need without taking up too much space. It’s TSA-compliant so it’s effortless to get through security. Plus, the waterproof exterior ensures any leaks won’t spoil your gear and belongings.
Price: $69

Gravel Expeditioner Travel Toiletry Bag - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Gravel keeps all your toiletries organized and secure

BAUBAX 2.0 25-Feature Travel Jacket

The BAUBAX 2.0 has taken the travel world by storm. Offering 12 utility pockets, a built-in neck pillow, and even a footrest, it delivers 25 features in one. Of course, it also keeps you warm and the four versions only enhance your on-the-go style.
Price: $159

BAUBAX 2.0 25-Feature Travel Jacket - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

The BAUBAX 2.0 went viral across social media for good reason

Solgaard Lifepack Carry-On Closet

The easiest way to unpack while on your travels is to never unpack. With the Solgaard Lifepack, you simply unzip and pull out the shelves. Your clothes are automatically organized and sorted on shelves, just like you packed them.
Price: $199

Solgaard Lifepack Carry-On Closet - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Having Lifepack is like traveling with your entire closet without the bulk

Habitoux RFID Blocking Passport Holder Travel Wallet

Keeping your travel documents safe and secure can never be emphasized enough. This clever Travel Wallet has a spot for a passport, tickets, cash, cards, and anything else you could need. The RFID-blocking exterior helps keep your info secure while the leather design matches your style.
Price: $22.95

Habitoux RFID Blocking Passport Holder Travel Wallet - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Never misplace your important documents when they’re all in the Travel Wallet

Vago Portable Baggage Compressor

Headed on a long journey or do you simply always overpack? Vago is a compressor to help you fit more in less space. Use the included vacuum bags for your clothes and Vago sucks all the air out, compressing your clothes down to a packable size.
Price: $178.20

Vago Portable Baggage Compressor - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Add some space to your suitcase with Vago

Hadron Gear Morsel Spork Camping Utensil

Depending on where you travel, having a spare fork can be an unexpected luxury. Enter Morsel. It’s an all-in-one utensil that includes a fork, spoon, spatula, and scraper to satisfy all your dining needs.
Price: $12.95

Hadron Gear Morsel Spork Camping Utensil - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

For every meal you prepare, cook, and eat, Morsel is there

Paxter Smart Travel Hygiene Container

Paxter adds total convenience to your travels. It has three chambers for your shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. Plus, there’s a ventilated compartment for your toothbrush as well as a spot to safely stash your meds, vitamins, and anything else you need.
Price: $25

Matador NanoDry Compact Nanofiber Towel

Don’t rely on scratchy hotel towels – just bring your own! The NanoDry Towel weighs just 142 grams yet it can absorb 2.3 times its weight. Plus, it folds down easily for effortless transport.
Price: $34.99

Matador NanoDry Compact Nanofiber Towel - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

No matter what your adventures bring, the NanoDry will keep you dry

Side by Side Power Packer Slim Organizer

As a modern-day traveler, you’ll need to pack plenty of tech gear. The Power Packer lets you do it in an organized way with space for your cables, dongles, power banks, adapters, hard drive, compact camera, and more.
Price: $39

Side by Side Power Packer Slim Organizer - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

The Power Packer has a spot for everything

Muzo Personal Sound Machine

Muzo helps to cancel out the environmental noise around you so you can get a great night’s sleep. It uses innovative vibration technology yet sports a super compact size. In addition, it sticks to any smooth surface so you can take it anywhere.
Price: TBA

Muzo Personal Sound Machine - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Drift off easily when you travel with Muzo

mophie powerstation XXL Portable Battery

Flight booked, bags packed, batteries… dead? Not with the powerstation XXL. This bad boy offers a full 70 extra hours of life to your iPhone and 18 hours to your iPad. That’s plenty of juice to keep you going until your next destination.
Price: $99.95

mophie powerstation XXL Portable Battery - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

The powerstation XXL can outlast any weekend trip

Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick

The best part of traveling is taking in everything around you. No matter how hard you try, words just can’t convey what you’ve seen. Using the Extended Edition Selfie Stick means you don’t have to even try. Going a full 10 feet in the air, you can capture everything around you for the most epic selfies.
Price: $69

Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

The Extended Selfie Stick captures it all

Bang & Olufsen A1 Bluetooth Speaker

One item that should be on everyone’s travel list is a portable speaker. Whether you need some tunes to power you up a mountain or to find your inner zen at the beach, the A1 Speaker is perfect for travelers. It’s super compact, weighs only 1.3 lbs., and offers a full 24 hours of listening time.
Price: $249

Bang & Olufsen A1 Bluetooth Speaker - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Don’t forget your tunes on your packing list!

Roving Blue® O-Pen™ Portable Water Purification System

If you like to explore the unexplored, having drinking water can be the one hurdle that holds you back. The O-Pen™ is a portable water purification system that leaves no chemical tastes, odors, or residue. It simply delivers clean drinking water.
Price: $149

Roving Blue® O-Pen™ Portable Water Purification System - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Go further knowing you can get clean drinking water with the O-Pen™

Tillak’s Siletz Modular Carry System

If your journey has lots of mini-excursions built in, look no further than the Siletz Modular Carry System. It includes multiple modules that you can change up based on your needs. Best of all, the modules all fit inside the backpack for easy carrying.
Price: $165

Tillak’s Siletz Modular Carry System - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Man overlooking grand vista wondering how many more things he can fit inside the spacious Siletz bag

Away Travel Unbreakable Carry-On Bag

The Away Carry-On is known for its total convenience. This hard-shell suitcase has a removable power bank, dual interior compartments, a TSA-approved lock, and it weighs only 7 lbs.
Price: $225

Away Travel Unbreakable Carry-On Bag - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Away is spacious, convenient, and an extra 70 hours on your iPhone

Sphynx 3-in-1 Portable Razor

Need to touch up on the go? The Sphynx Portable Razor makes it easy to shave no matter where you are. It comes with a refillable spray bottle, a moisturizing pre-shave bar, and two razor blades.
Price: $15

Sphynx 3-in-1 Portable Razor - 20 Gifts for avid travelers

Shave literally anywhere you are with Sphynx

Do you have any must-have travel accessories to add to the list? Let us know in the comments!

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