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The 18 Best Travel Gifts For People Who Love To Travel

Small travel gifts for him, her and friends going traveling.
12/05/2017 11:34am ET | Updated 15 hours ago
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Though jet-setters would probably prefer experiences over things, they won’t turn their head at much-needed travel accessories for their next getaway, like portable charges, practical luggage, carry-on accessories and trip mementos.

Whether they’re foodies in search of destinations that’ll satisfy their appetite, or backpackers looking for adventure, everyone knows somebody who’d rather be traveling.

That’s why we’ve pulled together a handful of some of the best, most fun and completely essential travel gifts that your wanderlust friends will actually use on their adventures.

Take a look below at our favorite travel gifts for people who love to travel:

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1
These packing cubes.
Amazon
Organize and compress the contents of your travel bag. Ideal for the traveler who likes to stay organized. Get a starter kit here.
2
This organized travel wallet.
Amazon
If you know a "Type-A" traveler, they'll appreciate how meticulously organized this travel wallet is, with room for a passport, cards, boarding passes, cash, coins and even a phone. Get it here.
3
An external battery for phone charger.
Amazon
This high-speed charger delivers the fastest possible charge to any device. It's small and lightweight design makes it a great addition to any traveler's carry on. Get it here.
4
For the foodie traveler, a worldly spice subscription box.
cratejoy
Will travel for food. If you know someone who's travel itinerary is based around meal time, this subscription box will satisfy their wanderlust craving. It's a monthly subscription box that includes 10 to 15 items per box of global spices, seeds, snacks, recipes and more. Get it on CrateJoy for $20/month.
5
A waterproof portable speaker.
Amazon
This portable speaker is bluetooth-compatible, waterproof, has a rechargeable battery, AND has a built-in flashlight. What more could you ask for? Get it here .
6
This silver mountain ring.
Etsy
For the traveler who's an adventurer at heart. Get it here.
7
A leather cord wrap.
Etsy
There's nothing more frustrating that opening your carry on bag to discover your cords are an impossibly knotted mess. This travel pouch will keep things organized while on the go. Get it here.
8
A bar of solid shampoo, to save space in their carry on.
Amazon
For the traveler who prioritizes practicality, gift them a natural shampoo bar they can use literally anywhere, anytime. Get this grapefruit, rosemary and lavender scent here.
9
This Old Fashioned cocktail carry on kit.
Amazon
This kit includes a carry in, recipe card, muddler spoon, aromatic bitters, and cane sugar. Get it here.
10
Some waterproof phone pouches.
Amazon
The wild adventurer can never have too many waterproof accessories. Get them here.
11
This "Anywhere Travel Guide" for their next getaway.
Uncommon Goods
With tips like “Choose the longest way today,” and “Find the highest point of this city accessible by walking,” this travel guide is perfect for jetsetters. Get it here.
12
This airplane necklace.
Etsy
For the traveler who has "everywhere" on their travel list. Get it here.
13
A compact camera drone.
Amazon
Made for new users, this pint-sized 4K video drone includes a selfie recording option, a great feature for solo travelers. Get it here .
14
Faux leather weekend bag.
Nordstrom
Upgrade your weekend travel look with a refined faux leather travel bag. Get it here.
15
A Turkish bath towel.
Amazon
Travelers know that versatility is key. A Turkish bath towel can be used as a scarf, a beach towel, a coverup, a blanket and, you guessed it, even a towel. Get it here.
16
A portable all-in-one coffee maker.
Amazon
Hardcore travelers will agree that there's one thing they miss while on the road: a good cup of coffee. Give them a gift that'll taste like home with this combined drip coffee maker, tumbler and grinder. Get it here.
17
A two-way scarf.
Uniqlo
Versatility reigns supreme for travelers. This stole can also be used as a chunky scarf or even a wrap or blanket. Get it here.
18
This leather passport and card holder.
AHA
This wallet holds two passports, cash, cards, boarding pass, and a pen. It's a sleek way to keep all of your travel essentials within arms length. Get it here.