It's always a good idea to have some gift ideas up your sleeve for when the holidays or a birthday rolls around. Do you have someone in your family or a friend that is travel obsessed? These gifts ideas will not only make their lives easier- they will be so happy and thankful to have these practical accessories in their suitcase or backpack. You will totally win best gift giver of the year!

You might think you wouldn't be able to buy a serious wanderluster anything that they could want besides a plane ticket, but I guarantee that these items will have them thanking you endlessly for your thoughtfulness and great gift giving abilities!

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1.)  Sky Roam Wi-Fi

Nowadays traveling without Wi-Fi is pretty much unheard of. If you have to be connected, Sky Roam is the way to go. Only $8.00 a day will get you unlimited wifi and Sky Roam works in over 150 countries! Check out their website to make sure they work in the country you're traveling to first. We also have a 10% off coupon just for you! Just enter your email address below and we will send you the code. 

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2.) SteriPEN

One of the greatest inventions for any traveler out there. Buying bottled water can get expensive. Treating tap water is also much more environmentally friendly! When you're in situations where clean water is not accessible, a SteriPEN is a must have in your suitcase or backpack.


3.) PACKING CUBES

I know I know, packing cubes can kind of seem like a boring gift. But, unless you’ve lived out of a backpack for more than a week, you probably wouldn't understand why they are so awesome! Once you start using packing cubes I guarantee you will never go back to your old way of packing! You’re travel-loving friend will open this gift and practically tackle hug you. Packing cubes are the greatest gift to mankind.

4.) I-PHONE LEns

moment i-phone lensI-phone lenses are great for a making a quick snap look like a professional picture. Also, just for finding our blog and reading this article, we've got a special 10% off coupon code for a Moment I-phone lens! Enter your email below and we'll send it right over!

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5.) SCRUBBA WASH BAG

These scrubba wash bags are for any traveler going somewhere where laundry mats aren’t easily accessible or you cant outsource someone to do your laundry. They are perfect for hardcore travelers, campers or #vanlife travelers!

6.) PORTABLE SPEAKER

We used a portable speaker all the time when we were backpacking! From watching a movie on your laptop to relaxing with some music in the background, a portable speaker is a must! This one is eco-friendly, wireless AND solar powered.

7. TRAVEL TOWEL 

Let’s be honest-using travel towels kinda sucks. They are always too small, never get you fully dry, and take forever to dry out. But as long as you are staying places that don't offer towels, you gotta have one. Youphoria is the best travel towel we have found, and they come in different sizes so you don't have to worry about flashing anyone.


8.) SOLAR CHARGER 

I wish we had one of these the last time we were on our big backpacking trip! Solar phone chargers are great for people who love to camp and trek. Yolk's solar charger is a bit pricy, but it totally worth it if you are looking for the lightest and thinest solar charger out there.

9.) UNIVERSAL ADAPTOR

A good universal adaptor is hard to find; often they are too bulky and super heavy. Don’t waste all your time reading the reviews. We found the best one for you.

10.) GOTOOBS

Travelers are always looking for travel hacks to make traveling just a bit easier. GoToobs are TSA approved, 100% BPA free and also environmentally friendly! Couldn't go wrong with that combo.

Looking for more great gift ideas, especially for the kiddos? Check out the Ultimate Guide to Kids Who Love to Travel! 

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE TRAVEL ACCESSORIES? THINK YOUR FRIENDS WILL LIKE ANY OF THESE THINGS? Share this list with them ON YOUR FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA!

Stumped on what to get your travel obsessed friend or family member? These 10 practical gifts ideas for travelers will have them jumping for joy.

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Jess Drier is a life long travel bug and co-founder of Unearth The Voyage.

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