Both carry-on essentials and elevated upgrades provide the perfect gesture for the travel hound in your life. Gifts of this sort also happen to be the perfect way to encourage someone to take that trip they've been meaning to plan, or as a stocking stuffer to accompany a larger present like a ticket to a special destination.
So we've rounded up a stellar group of on-the-go luxuries that promise to make any trip a success, whether it's for a quick business weekender or a dream vacation. From stocking stuffers to souvenirs, you can take these chic, portable, and enviably cool goods with you anywhere. Keep scrolling to shop our list of getaway must-haves to stock up on before you take off.
A nice pair of headphones like these make all the difference when you're trying to relax on a long flight.
Raise your hand if you've ever accidentally wasted some of your precious expensive perfume while traveling because it leamed out? If you haven't, consider yourself lucky. This travel case will prevent spillage, which will also save your other packed belongings.
Whether you're camping, waiting out a long layover, or having a picnic outside, this portable game set will be a welcome companion.
Pocket-sized and travel-themed, this notebook is both convenient and thoughtful.
As much as someone loves traveling, it can be exhausting (especially when we're dealing with time differences), so gift the jet-setter in your life something to greet them when they return that'll help them rejuvenate. Knack makes that easy with this gift set.
Cocktails on airplanes can be so overpriced… This carry-on margarita making kit is the solution. Just add tequila and stir.
A deck of cards that someone can bring on the go or commemorate their favorite city is one of those gifts that everyone will appreciate.
A cool duffle bag like this one makes traveling in style a lot easier.
Get them a cookbook from their favorite region or a place that's on their travel bucket list.
For anyone who loves staying in hotels for the turndown service and other perks, get them these sweet and surprisingly useful door hangers.
Keeping travelers organized and cheeky, one accessory travel bag at a time.
For anyone who loves both art and travel, this book by David Shrigley is an existential and darkly witty meditation on both topics.
Let's be real, all of our lives would be so much easier if we had a special compartment for dirty laundry clothes while we're traveling to keep our clean ones, well, clean.
Those brutal red eyes and international flights are about to get a lot less brutal, thanks to this pretty neck pillow.
Nothing is worse than running out of battery when we're traveling, except of course running out of battery and then not being able to charge our devices because we don't have a converter.
Exploring a new city often means relying on Google Maps, so any jet-setter would appreciate this affordable gift, which makes it virtually impossible to drop your phone while figuring out how to get from point A to point B.
Utilitarian and stylish, this backpack is perfect for anyone who travels a lot, even if said travel is just an extensive commute.
Help them keep track of their luggage with this understated bag tag.
This wash kit is the perfect size for a quick weekender, but it doesn't compromise on quality. The pretty packaging makes it a crowd-pleasing gift, too.
Eye-catching, practical, and luxurious, this cashmere blanket and eyemask travel set is a game-changer.
Away is known for its smart, compact, stylish, and neutral luggage. This carry-on is a great starter piece.
For anyone who needs to caffeinate before they can get up and go, gift them this travel mug.
Keep your currency organized while traveling internationally (and spend in style) with this Smythson wallet.
A clever keychain that reminds them of you will make them feel at home wherever they go.
There's nothing quite like a comprehensive guidebook to get them excited about upcoming travel plans and get the most out of those vacation days.
This was originally published on November 11, 2015, and has since been updated.
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