15 Gorgeous Gifts Travelers Will Actually Use


Original Illustration by Viviana Duron

The best gifts for travelers go beyond a short-lived thrill. In an age when airport queues swell with tourists, airline food resembles Play-Doh, and sanitary rumors are enough to make you scared to touch your tray table, a carefully gifted travel accessory has the ability to add a touch of luxury to the adventure.

Whether your friends and family are frequent flyers, love weekend getaways, or are planning their next bucket list adventure, there are a few thoughtful travel gifts that can transform their trip (without buying a first-class ticket). From smart luggage that charges your phone mid-transit to silk pajamas and pocket menu guides, these 15 unique gifts for travelers will add a touch of luxury to any vacation, no matter how big or small.