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Holiday Gift Guide

SmarterTravel Holiday Gift Guide

Give all your favorite travelers the gear and gadgets they want for their world adventures–trust us, they’ll find space in even the smallest carry-on to fit these! With presents starting at $2, there’s something for every holiday budget on this list.

As you’re scrolling through the guide, remember: it’s okay to be selfish and treat yourself if you see the perfect gift on here for you!

Under $5 | Under $25 | Under $50 | Under $100 | Under $200 | Splurge

Editors’ Note: Product prices were correct at time of publication.

Travel gifts under $5

$2.07 Fun Luggage Tag
Give your friend with the basic black suitcase this fun luggage tag to help prevent mix-ups.
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$2 TLE Small Survival Tool
For the person you worry about, get this small survival tool that they can keep in their wallet at all times, and can cut/open cans/bottles/more.
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$3.97 Adult Coloring Book
For nervous flyers, the Stress Relief Adult Coloring Book can help them relax and give them something to do on flights.
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$4.09 Hanging Toiletry Bag
This cute little toiletry bag keeps everything you need organized, and you can hang it for easy access.
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$4.99 Earbuds Travel Case
Give the gift of no more tangled earbuds with this tough case that protects your earbuds from damage and knots.
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Travel gifts under $25

$8.90 MoDA Heart Shaped TSA Lock
MoDA’s heart-shaped TSA lock will remind the travelers in your life that you love them, even when they’re far away.
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$8.95 MOS 3-Feet Spring Aux Cord
This indestructible AUX cord is great for music-lovers and frequent car-renters.
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$10.95 Sven Can See Anti-Fog Spray
The perfect stocking stuffer for avid skiers and snowboarders. Available on Amazon.
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Starting at $11 Goddess Garden Chemical-Free Sunscreen
For those heading to the beach this winter, gift this organic sunscreen, available in travel sizes on Amazon.
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$12.99 Sleep Easily Eye Shade Set
If you have to share a hotel room with someone, this eye mask and ear plug set will help keep your travel relationship alive.
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$14.99 Dock & Bay Microfiber Travel Towel
Campers and gym-goers alike will appreciate this lightweight, fast-drying, super-soft microfiber towel that folds into its own pouch.
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$15.79 Contigo AUTOSEAL
For your clumsy friend who’s spilled her drink one too many times, this leak-proof and spill-proof bottle helps prevent future disasters.
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$18.99 PRO Packing Cubes 4-Piece Set
These no-fuss packing cubes will make anyone on your gift list happy when it’s time for them to pack. Available in a variety of colors.
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$21 Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders

This book will surely inspire any traveler or wanderer, creating the ultimate bucket list. Available on Amazon.

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$22.95 Sea to Summit Traveling Light Stuff Sack Set
These water-resistant stuff sacks are just what the ultra-organized packer needs to stay dry, neat, and under the weight allowance.
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$24.95 Sierra Sage Organics All-Natural First Aid Travel Pack
A great stocking stuffer for avid campers, hikers, and travelers.
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$24.99 AUKEY Ora Clip-On Cell Phone Camera Lenses Kit
Turn your smartphone into a professional camera with this best-selling camera lenses kit.
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$24.99 Matador Pocket Blanket
Throw this pocket-sized, waterproof blanket into a travel bag for picnicking, camping, beach lounging, or simply bundling up on a chilly plane ride.
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Travel gifts under $50

$26.99 Cabeau Fold ‘n Go Blanket & Case
This 4-in-1 foldable travel blanket is also a pillow and provides lumbar support. It’s great for those who frequently take long flights.
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$27.70 Ventev Global Charginghub 300
Give your favorite global traveler this useful adapter that can charge two devices at once.
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$28 GoPole Floating Extension for GoPro
For the video-shooting adrenaline junkie, this GoPro accessory is the perfect tool to help take their videos to another level.
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$29.95 LifeStraw Go Water Bottle with 2-Stage Filtration
Every good traveler knows a reusable water bottle is a must-have item. Even better … this one filters tap water for you. Available on Amazon.
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$29.99 Chipolo Bluetooth Item Finder & Selfie Remote
A great stocking stuffer to keep track of travel and personal items on the go.
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$34.95 Lectro Fan Portable Wireless
For your favorite insomniac traveler, the LectroFan is a tiny sleep sound machine with a wireless Bluetooth speaker.
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$38.99 Mipow Power Tube 3000
This multi-purpose external battery charger also is a selfie shutter and PowerPoint slider, and requires no extra cables or cords. It even has a battery status app.
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$39.95 FlexSafe
A portable safe that you can use anywhere—from the beach to hostel. Available on Amazon.
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$39.99 SKLZ Hydro-Roller Water Bottle Foam Roller
This foam roller-water bottle hybrid is a great gift for active travelers.
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$49.50 Gordini Men’s Shelburne Gloves
These three-layer wool hybrid gloves will keep you warm no matter how long you’re outside for.
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Travel gifts under $100

Men's holiday gift box by bombas $60 Men’s Holiday Gift Box by Bombas
Feel good about gifting these durable socks, Bombas donates one pair of socks for every pair purchased.
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$64 Sanuk Women’s Winter Boots & Shoes
This yoga mat footbed is super warm, comfortable, and packable. Available on Amazon.
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1856 travel kit by orvis $69 1856 Travel Kit by Orvis
This leather and canvas travel kit allows for easy access and has a ton of storage.
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Starting at $69 Fjallraven Kanken Backpacks
Gift this best-selling backpack to any frequent traveler–they’re sure to love it.
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$79 Dash 100GH Hand-Held Garment Steamer
Ideal for business travelers or anyone who doesn’t want to look wrinkled, this small steamer packs a big punch on creases.
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$88 MPG Women’s Julianne Hough Collection Mynx Yoga Wrap
The perfect travel cardigan for frequent travelers.
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$89.57 Eagle Creek Briefcase Backpack
This backpack holds your laptop, blocks RFID, and has two-way lockable zippers—and the padded straps are super comfortable.
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Wool runners by allbirds $95 Wool Runners by Allbirds
These sneakers really live up to their hype, and you don’t even need to wear socks with them.
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$99.95 Wireless SleepPhones
Sleeping on the plane is far easier with comfortable headphones. Wireless Bluetooth SleepPhones look like a headband, but will let you lull yourself to sleep with calming sounds or music of your choosing.
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Travel gifts under $200

 Brevite backpack $100 Brevite Original Backpack
A minimalist backpack that has a main access door and organizational dividers, and also protects your camera or laptop. Shop >
 Travel hair straightener $109.99 Chi Escape Cordless Travel Straightener
This tiny hair straightener leaves the hassle of cords behind, and it’s small enough to pack in a carry-on.
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$110 Mountain Khaki Women’s Christi Fleece Lined Shirt
The perfect travel shirt for skiers and winter travel. It has a fur fleece lining for extra warmth and is super cozy.
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$139.95 Cotopaxi 24L Canvas Overnight Travel Bag
This is the perfect hybrid travel bag for frequent fliers and travelers.
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$158 Beau & Ro Bag Company Travel Bags
These multi-use leather bags are useful for travelers.
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Women's lifetime leather tote bag by duluth $169.50 Women’s Lifetime Leather Tote Bag by Duluth Trading Co.
This bag is really meant to last a lifetime. The durable leather tote is well constructed and has a zip top closure for extra security.
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$140 Patagonia Nano Puff
This ultra-lightweight jacket is ideal for hiking and other active winter pursuits.
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$150 T3 Micro Featherweight Compact Folding Dryer
Say goodbye to sore arms or bad hair days with this lightweight hair dryer that folds down to fit in your carry-on.
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$195 Tumi Voyageur Tristen Crossbody
This cross-body purse has a detachable strap and can double as a clutch.
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Holiday gift splurges

$231.14 Samsonite Stryde Glider Suitcase
You’ve never seen a suitcase that rolls this smoothly, or has such interior organization before.
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 $225.17 Maui Jim Eh Brah Sunglasses
Protect your eyes and look stylish in your travel selfies, with these light-weight, polarized sunglasses.
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$249.99 Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphone

Gift the latest wireless headphone style from Beats; perfect for travelers on the go. Available in a variety of colors on Amazon.
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$299.98 KEF MUO Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
This Bluetooth portable speaker has amazing sound quality and durability. Available in a variety of colors on Amazon.
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$349 Orvis 1856 Medium Duffle
This leather and canvas easy-access duffle is a great splurge item sophisticated but rugged travelers.
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